REGIONAL FIELD DIRECTOR
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Terra Strategies is seeking qualified, highly motivated individuals to fill the role of Regional Field Director. The Regional Field Director will assist in leading voter mobilization programs in support of progressive candidates and issues in key battleground states.
Terra Strategies is a national public affairs and political consulting firm that specializes in direct voter contact on behalf of progressive candidates and causes. Terra Strategies has had projects in 40 of the 50 states and our past clients include DCCC, DSCC, DGA, and everything from large statewide initiatives to small down-ballot campaigns.
We are searching for applicants that are looking to gain immediate managerial and political experience, while working to promote progressive ideas and ideologies. We currently have projects set up in multiple states throughout the country and expect to expand exponentially this election cycle. Thus, opportunities for rapid advancement are certainly available.
Regional Field Directors (RFDs) serve a vital leadership role within the program and are responsible for the recruitment, instruction and management of canvass teams. Successful applicants will possess at least six months of field experience on a candidate or issue advocacy campaign. Prior Regional Field Director or Field Organizer experience is strongly preferred. RFDs will report directly to the Canvass Director.
Applicants for the position must possess strong organizational and communication skills as well as the ability to multitask and meet deadlines. They must also be willing to relocate as necessary, possess reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. The willingness to work extended hours and weekends is also required.
Regional Field Director Responsibilities
Recruitment, Hiring and Training
Directing Field Organizers, in consultation with the Canvass Director, in all canvasser recruitment activities and ensuring that recruitment goals are achieved throughout the duration of the program
Oversight of the complete vetting, interviewing and hiring of all successful applicants
Ensuring the successful training and orientation of all canvassers
Providing Field Organizers and canvass teams with the positive leadership culture, resources, guidance and technical support required to succeed during each phase of the program while ensuring compliance with all Terra Strategies policies and best practices
Promoting the continued development of canvass teams in their day-to-day duties and responsibilities over the course of the program
Communicating all pertinent on-the-ground information and providing timely response to requests from Field Organizers, the Canvass Director and Terra Strategies leadership
Ensuring that canvass teams maintain accurate and reliable data
Providing the Canvass Director with daily quantitative and qualitative reports as part of an ongoing evaluation of the program’s success
Desired Skills and Experience
A minimum of six months field management experience.
Proficiency with VAN, Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs.
Previous payroll experience a plus.
A strong commitment to progressive values, including diversity, equality for all and economic justice.
Strong communication and organizational skills.
An understanding and appreciation of the urgent nature and time demands of campaigns.
Willingness to work long hours and weekends.
A valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and an ability to relocate as needed.
Compensation and Application Submission
Terra Strategies offers a highly competitive salary, based on experience. This position is salaried, full-time, short-term positions. All applicants are subject to a criminal background check.
Application Deadline: Rolling
Terra Strategies is an Equal Opportunity Employer