California Coordinated Campaign Constituency Organizer, AAPI

2018 Coordinated Campaign Program – Constituency Organizer, AAPI

Department: Political Department

Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Location: Central Valley or Orange County Area

Position Summary:

The California Democratic Party (CDP) seeks Constituency Organizers for the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in the Central Valley and Orange County areas for the CDP 2018 Coordinated Campaign Program. The Constituency Organizers work under the direction of the Coordinated Campaign Director to implement the Coordinated Campaign field program plan, including but not limited to implementing direct voter contact program(s), coalition building and outreach, and volunteer recruitment and management, with focus on targeted constituency engagement. Strong self-direction and the ability to take initiative are also necessary qualifications. The positions are based in the Central Valley or Orange County areas. The positions report to the Campaign Director of the CDP 2018 Coordinated Campaign Program.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organize and manage direct voter contact activities, including phone banking, canvassing, voter registration, and community events
  • Support and continue to build coalition partnerships focusing on Democratic base-building and increasing Democratic voter turnout in key areas to support the CDP-endorsed Democratic ticket and statewide propositions
  • Work with CDP, Democratic County Central Committees, Democratic clubs and organizations, coalition partners to recruit, train, manage, and mobilize volunteers for field organizing and voter contact
  • Work and communicate regularly with the Coordinated Campaign Program team and key departments
  • Serve as a CDP regional campaign staff representative to the community, including giving presentations to groups and testimony to support the program goals and needs
  • Keep consistent records of meetings, events, contacts, and work schedule on centralized calendar
  • Frequent travel within and near the assigned region required
  • Other related duties as required

Qualities and Qualification Requirements:

  • A minimum of 2 election cycles of relevant field or community organizing/advocacy experience preferred
  • Organizational skills and ability to meet goals and strict deadlines
  • Proficiency in voter database system, such as PDI or Votebuilder
  • Understanding of voter targeting, metrics, and data management
  • Proficiency in computer skills
  • Deadline-oriented and detail-oriented while working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Understanding of community dynamics and cultures relating to the AAPI communities or community organizing experience in AAPI communities a plus
  • Experience in volunteer recruitment and management
  • Strong task management aptitude and/or demonstrated skills
  • Strong public speaking, writing, and analytical skills
  • Experience with social media, online organizing strategies, and content development a plus
  • Bilingual skills in an Asian language required (e.g., Vietnamese, Chinese (Mandarin and/or Cantonese), Korean, Filipino/Tagalog, Hmong)

The position is open until filled. (Posted 9/3/18)

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