Regional Outreach Director

Positions available throughout California
Overview of Regional Outreach Director Role:
Campaign Management: Working with statewide leadership team, develop and execute cross-function campaign strategies and tactics within respective region.
Staff Recruitment: Build a team of field organizers and general volunteers, by recruiting from within respective region. Interview prospective staff and make hiring decisions.
Staff Management: Inspire, empower and provide continuous coaching to staff. Work with your staff in individual and group settings, with a particular eye towards developing leaders. Cultivate a welcoming and motivating atmosphere.
Canvassing: Canvass in the field to train staff and general volunteers to meet outreach and campaign goals.
Administration: Carefully track income, expenses and inventory. Manage the budget for your region. Working with Director of Operations and Training, process staff payroll. Maintain records for future organizing efforts.
A demonstrated commitment to empowering communities, strong communication and motivational skills, great judgment & work ethic, and desire for political change are essential. Candidates must be able to work within a team, have proven leadership ability and experience handling a lot of responsibility. Strong self-direction and the ability to take initiative are also necessary qualifications. Previous field experience is a plus, and may qualify candidates for additional leadership positions.
Timing and Expectations:
Position begins in April, 2015 and lasts through September 2015. This is a full-time position, and hours may exceed 40 hours/week.
Newly hired RODs will spend a week training, and working intensely alongside experienced staff to coordinate upcoming projects and initiatives. Additionally, RODs will receive support from statewide leadership staff throughout their time on staff.
Commensurate with experience.
Positions are available in regions across the state of California.

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