Digital Organizer

Position Title: Digital Organizer

Posting Date: Monday, 03/27/2017

Reports To: National Coordinator

Location: Remote. This position may be based anywhere in the continental U.S. although we do have an office in Oakland, CA.

Position Summary:

The #LoveArmy is looking for a Digital Organizer that will help grow our distributed organizing program with volunteers and local leaders. This is a fast-paced, self-driven position that requires a blend of great interpersonal skills, creativity & flexibility, familiarity working with various tech platforms, and a willingness to complete different tasks every day. This role includes the typical responsibilities of an organizer such as cultivating relationships, volunteer engagement, tracking metrics, and managing data. We are looking for an enthusiastic leader who is self-motivated, always learning and enjoys fast moving, collaborative environments. We are looking for someone with a big heart and great sense of humor who excels working on complex projects.

About the #LoveArmy:

In the weeks following the election, the Dream Corps launched the #LoveArmy as an antidote to hate and division. The #LoveArmy is a values-based movement fighting for a country where everyone counts and everyone matters. This movement is a moral, spiritual and strategic framework for building an alliance between underdogs in red states and blue states. We are a home for changemakers who seek to build community and deepen solidarity. Through education, connection and action, the #LoveArmy builds Love + Power. Learn more here.

The #LoveArmy is a project of the Dream Corps. Van Jones founded the Dream Corps in 2014 to help cutting-edge initiatives grow big enough to impact millions of lives. Rooted in values, we choose massive goals that propel us far outside of anyone’s comfort zone. Then we build surprising, unlikely alliances that help us win. #YesWeCode, #cut50, and Green For All, are initiatives of the Dream Corps.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Director of Digital Engagement to implement our digital organizing strategy

  • Learn, maintain & continuously improve processes and systems for engaging and managing #LoveArmy distributed volunteer teams

  • Help ensure a positive experience for #LoveArmy members, leaders and volunteers

  • Organize and co/host conference calls

  • Manage members in our database (NationBuilder)

  • Pull regular reports and analytics to share with the team

  • Interpret reports and analytics to improve systems

  • Help the #LoveArmy team think through engagement strategies for events and actions

  • Set up and manage volunteer tasks such as peer-to-peer texting campaigns

  • Team coordination - we have a multi-faceted team with many moving parts, it is critical that everyone is committed to effective coordination

  • Other duties as necessary, including huge projects and minuscule tasks

Minimum Requirements

  • Alignment with our core values and commitment to the vision of the #LoveArmy

  • A demonstrated commitment to racial and economic justice

  • 1+ years of formal organizing experience

  • Ability to work with people of different backgrounds and skill levels toward common goals

  • Commitment to learning new organizing technology and strategy

  • Clear, honest and consistent communication

  • Experience facilitating conference calls & making calls to volunteers

  • Excellent writing skills

  • High attention to detail and high personal standards for work quality

  • Ability to think positively, problem solve and adapt to a changing landscape

  • Ability to think strategically and to execute

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

  • Ability to track multiple projects at the same time

  • Big heart, high emotional intelligence, adaptive

  • Committed to personal and professional development of self and team members.

  • Experience using NationBuilder for website management is a PLUS

  • Experience with digital organizing is a PLUS

  • Experience with Maestro Conference or other conference call platforms a PLUS

  • Experience doing peer-to-peer texting is a PLUS

  • Experience using Slack as a communication tool is a PLUS

  • Spanish language fluency is a PLUS

  • Occasional travel may be needed.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience. Standard benefits are provided.  

To Apply: Submit a resume and excellent cover letter to applications@dreamcorps.us with "#LoveArmy Digital Organizer - YOUR NAME" in the subject line. Your cover letter should tell us why you will be great at this job and why you want to work with us.  Applications without a cover letter will not be read.  Applications or cover letters with typos or other mistakes will be tossed out. Sorry! Please also include 3 references.

Dream Corps is an equal opportunity employer.