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State Organizer

The New Hampshire Young Democrats is seeking a highly motivated State Organizer to help ensure Democratic victories across the state. Since 2016, the New Hampshire Young Democrats have grown from 400 to over 6,000 members; hosted over 120 events; organized 5 college campuses and 10 high schools; helped elect over 40 Young Democrats to state and local office. Now with 34 Young Democrats declared to run for the House this year, 2018 is going to be a critical year for the New Hampshire Young Democrats.

 

The New Hampshire Young Democrats is a statewide grassroots organization and are in an unprecedented time of energy and participation of young people in the democratic process.

Duties Include:

  • Assist the Executive Director in developing and implementing a multi-phase statewide organizing plan for campus and community legislative advocacy and electoral organizing

  • Help coordinate and maintain public facing and internal websites and communications

  • Work with our partners and allies to identify and fill gaps in political infrastructure

  • Recruit, train and manage volunteers to execute direct voter contact strategy

  • Develop and Implement a canvassing plan

  • Grow and maintain the College and High School Democrat clubs to run direct voter contact program and get out the vote operation

  • Meet and exceed weekly voter contact and volunteer recruitment goals

  • Complete timely data entry and management

  • Represent the New Hampshire Young Democrats at events and meetings

  • General office management

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Superior interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people

  • Natural time management and organizational skills; able to manage multiple priorities and tasks

  • Experience working with volunteers

  • Proficient knowledge of a political campaign general organizing structure and VoteBuilder/VAN, is a strong plus

  • Willingness to work long hours, often including nights and weekends

  • At least one previous cycle of campaign organizing experience

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable access to a vehicle

  • Ties to New Hampshire are welcomed, but not required

  • Commitment to the mission, vision, and values of the organization

 

This is a full-time position is based in Concord, NH

 

How to Apply:

To apply please send a cover letter and resume to akeane@nhdp.org. Please list “State Organizer Application” in the subject line. Position will be open until filled. Salary is competitive and negotiable based on experience.

 

Background:

As the only statewide group organizing millennials in New Hampshire we are committed to providing the resources necessary to create the next generation of progressive political leaders in New Hampshire. We intimately understand how vital it is to elevate the voices and the bold ideas of young leaders across our state and to get them elected.

 

The New Hampshire Young Democrats are an official chapter of Young Democrats of America (YDA). The mission of NHYD is to help young Democrats seeking office, advocate for progressive issues, and train the next generation of progressive leaders. Founded in 1932, YDA is the largest partisan, youth-led political organization in America.


 

Equal employment opportunity and having a diverse staff are fundamental principles at New Hampshire Progress Alliance, where employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law. Women and Persons of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.