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Canvass Program Director

603 Forward

Our Vision

603 Forward envisions a thriving New Hampshire where all people are free to live, work and raise a family. In our New Hampshire democracy is protected; young people have a voice in government at all levels; and policy changes help to build an inclusive, affordable, and thriving state.

Our Mission

In tackling the generational crisis facing New Hampshire, 603 Forward educates, engages, and activates working-age adults to drive pro-next-generation policy change and support like-minded leaders in their pursuit of public office. Whether it’s testifying at hearings, engaging with local elected officials, knocking doors for a young leader or recruiting the next generation to public office, 603 Forward is building a future for our generation to thrive. 


Summary

This is a short-term, full-time salaried position with an expected end date of November 11, 2022.

Overview of Role

603 Forward’s voter contact program will be working to help elect young candidates throughout New Hampshire for the 2022 election. The Canvass Director will manage a paid canvass (door knocking) program to communicate with New Hampshire voters and will execute all components of the hiring plan and canvass. The Canvass Director will also recommend and implement strategic data-driven solutions and ensure that all campaign goals are met. Responsibilities will include canvass program design; staff hiring, training and management; reporting; and working with 603 Forward leadership to evaluate and adjust the program on an ongoing basis.

The ideal candidate is able to implement, direct, and be accountable for all aspects of this statewide canvass while making strategic and innovative adjustments to improve results. They work well under pressure and can adapt in a fast-paced campaign environment. They are also able to effectively manage staff, motivating them to ensure all campaign goals are met. If you’re committed to helping elect diverse, inspiring young leaders who are committed to building a future where working-age folks can thrive then we urge you to apply!

Salary and Benefits

This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position with 603 Forward with monthly pay of $5,250. Employees have the option to enroll in 603 Forward’s retirement savings plan with an immediately—vested company match. Generous benefits for salaried employees include a health insurance premium reimbursement, a professional development stipend, mileage reimbursements, and paid time off.

Location, Hours

This position is located in-person in New Hampshire, largely in the southern part of the state. This position will require availability for the days 603 Forward is canvassing, currently Thursday-Monday from 12-6pm.

Anti-Discrimination Commitment

603 Forward is an anti-racist organization and an equal opportunity employer. 603 Forward does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender expression, sexuality, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or income level in any of its activities or operations. Individuals of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

 

 

Salary and Benefits

This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position with 603 Forward with monthly pay of $5,250. Employees have the option to enroll in 603 Forward’s retirement savings plan with an immediately—vested company match. Generous benefits for salaried employees include a health insurance premium reimbursement, a professional development stipend, mileage reimbursements, and paid time off.

Location, Hours

This position is located in-person in New Hampshire, largely in the southern part of the state. This position will require availability for the days 603 Forward is canvassing, currently Thursday-Monday from 12-6pm.

Anti-Discrimination Commitment

603 Forward is an anti-racist organization and an equal opportunity employer. 603 Forward does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender expression, sexuality, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or income level in any of its activities or operations. Individuals of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Requirements:
  • 2-3 years of experience, including at least one cycle directing canvass or other grassroots outreach programs, leading voter-targeted field operations, or managing campaigns

  • Experience managing diverse teams

  • Experience working with underrepresented and/or historically marginalized communities, preferably in campaign or organizing settings

  • Ability to understand and synthesize data, using it to inform strategy and problem solve

  • Budget management experience

  • Experience in canvassing, with demonstrated ability to connect with diverse communities and move people to action

  • Strategic mindset with flexibility to quickly adjust tactics

  • Metrics-driven approach to planning, evaluating, and reporting on work

  • Valid license and access to a vehicle is required

  • Smart phone required

Helpful Skills

  • Experience in New Hampshire is a plus

  • Mastery of VAN

  • Spanish fluency is a bonus!

Responsibilities:
  • Lead a door-to-door voter outreach canvass across New Hampshire in rural, suburban and urban areas

  • Manage and recruit a team of canvassers

  • Develop and implement quality control processes and a strategic reporting system for each campaign tactic

  • Help recruit, evaluate, train and hire all staff (canvassers)

  • Evaluate and improve canvass strategy and operations during the course of the campaign

  • Conduct staff evaluations and work with HR staff to handle any performance issues

How to Apply:

To apply, fill out our application at https://forms.gle/rhkA3MG9nEnNWMpM9

Application questions include your name, pronouns, email address, cell phone number, home address, earliest start date, a 1-page resume detailing work and volunteer experience you believe relevant to this role, two references (their name, relationship to you, phone, and email address), and 1-2 paragraphs telling us why you are interested in this role.

Salary Type: Yearly
Salary Minimum: 63000.00
Salary Maximum 63000.00
Job Location:

Southern New Hampshire

Date Added: July 28, 2022

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