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Job Title: Deputy Field Director
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Open Position: Deputy Field Director

Position SummaryThe Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) is hiring Deputy Field Directors (DFDs) for their 2018 Safe Patients Limits Save Lives Ballot Campaign. The DFDs will report directly to the Field Director, and are primarily responsible for management and oversight of field operations for designated state senate districts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. They will work directly with MNA’s state senate district field organizers to ensure that the field operations are meeting programmatic priorities, implement voter contact and GOTV programs that the Safe Patients Limits campaign is on track to win. Additionally, the DFDs are responsible for the day to day voter database management needed to support field programs on the ground. The position will be based in Canton, however applicants should expect to travel to their region on a regular and frequent basis. Will require night and weekend work.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage & Coach state senate district field organizers in campaign program strategy, planning, targeting, and execution

  • Participate in an integrated digital campaign message plan for the Safe Patient Limits Save Lives campaign, including email, social media platforms, and web properties

  • Work alongside Ballot Campaign Leadership to develop and execute the field program

  • Work within regional structure to facilitate cohesion with the field program

  • Ability to create voter contact universes

  • Work with like-minded organizations and local party committees to ensure coordination

  • Build a database of campaign volunteers who will be engaged on a regular basis with the campaign

  • Travel on a regular basis to activist meetings, political events and rallies

  • Analyze and produce daily quantitative reports reflecting progress towards specific goals in targeted districts to assess strength of program

  • Hold field staff accountable for quantitative and measurable field progress

  • Assist District Field Organizers in developing district field strategies and plans

  • Train and develop State Senate District Field Organizer Staff

  • Report on district field activities with senior members of the Ballot Campaign and MNA

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Have at least two cycles of field experience, preferably as a paid Deputy Field/Regional Director or Field Organizer position(s)

  • Experience in grassroots organizing, training and motivating volunteers, experience in coalition building at the volunteer or professional level

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and features (Word, Excel, Outlook Calendar, etc.)

  • Administrative or working knowledge of TheVAN (Voter Action Network)

  • Ability to establish a culture of respect and community

  • A demonstrated ability to present data-driven recommendations to a wide range of stakeholders in a clear and persuasive manner

  • A record of building strong working relationships

  • Highly motivated to achieve winning results

  • Able to demonstrate the ability to communicate information with multiple partners and stakeholders with varying levels of experience

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Digital organizing and social media skills

  • Team player attitude and a strong work ethic are required

  • Passion for progressive issues and an intense desire to make a difference

  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude required, patience and persistence are a must

  • Ability to work remotely, and be a self-starter, organized and flexible

  • Access to a car, valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record are necessary

Deadline date to apply January 12, 2018. ----Send resumes to: Jean Doherty, Field Director Safe Patient Limits Saves Lives jdoherty@mnarn.org

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