Statewide Field Coordinator

CLEAN Missouri and Raise Up Missouri are hiring a joint Statewide Grassroots Signature Gathering Coordinator (location flexible, travel across Missouri required) and regional field coordinators through the December 2017 across Missouri.

Statewide Field Coordinator Job Description 
The Statewide Coordinator is responsible for carrying out the joint volunteer signature gathering strategy by managing regional grassroots field infrastructure, setting and meeting signature goals by congressional district, and working closely with senior staff of both campaigns.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a deadline driven environment.  Must be available to work evenings and weekends with travel across Missouri required. 

Required Experience and Skills

  • Grassroots organizing experience required. Experience on an initiative petition campaign a plus. 
  • Experience with voter database(s)
  • Ability to troubleshoot and correct technology issues 
  • Motivated self-starter 
  • Ability to work and manage large team. Coalition management a plus. 
  • Discretion and political acumen

Statewide Field Coordinator Priority Responsibilities:

  • Meet daily and weekly goals, as managed in tracking and reporting to campaign director.  Measured metrics will include collected signatures, supportive voters, leaders developed and volunteers engaged. 
  • Empower and manage the performance of regional volunteer leads.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring as needed to further develop regional staff. 
  • Gather feedback from regional staff and evaluate effectiveness of signature gathering strategies and messaging to provide recommendations for improvement to senior staff. 
  • Maintain and update statewide database of all volunteers
  • Ensure regular communications to all volunteers from the campaign to echo and support organizing activity by participating grassroots groups or fill the gap for those that are unaffiliated.
  • Manage collaboration between paid and volunteer crews at the direction of senior staff, including supporting regional leads in negotiating coverage of sites and public events between paid and volunteer crews. 
  • Convene senior staff update calls for grassroots organizations making significant contributions to signature gathering effort, keeping them informed of any campaign developments that would shift their volunteer deployment. 
  • Follow up with volunteer contacts outside the targeted regions to ensure they are on a volunteer ramp for the campaign.

Apply 
Please send your cover letter, resume, and three references to sean@cleanmissouri.org. Please be sure to list the position you are applying for in subject line. 

About CLEAN Missouri
We're taking a desperately needed legislative reform measure directly to voters to make our state government more transparent, limit the power of big money in our legislature, and ensure we're able to hold legislators accountable when they fail to act in the public interest.

About Raise Up Missouri
Raise Up Missouri is a statewide campaign to raise the minimum wage in Missouri to $8.60 in 2019 and then increase by 85 cents a year until it reaches $12.00 in 2023. Join the movement to raise up Missouri’s economy and working families.

CLEAN Missouri and Raise Up Missouri believe that a diverse, inclusive staff is a fundamental strength. We’re committed to hiring people of all races, ethnicities, religions, ages, sex, genders, sexual orientations, and gender identities. People of color, women, LGBTQ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.