Postcard Program Organizer

Website TurnoutPAC Progressive Turnout Project

PTP is the largest voter contact organization in the USA!

Postcard Program Organizer

Grassroots Engagement

Location:  Downers Grove, IL (in person)

Compensation: $20 – $25/hr

Start Date: 1/3/2022

End Date: 11/11/2022

Be sure to select Democracy Partners as your referral source!

Progressive Turnout Project (PTP) seeks applicants for our Postcards Organizer role. In this position, the right candidates will help execute our Postcards to Swing States initiatives in 2022. Organizers are generalists who oversee in-office volunteers, pack and ship postcards, and correspond with volunteers around the country via email.

Postcards to Swing States recruits volunteers nationwide to write handwritten postcards to rally Democrats to vote. We use volunteers in the Illinois office/warehouse space to pack and ship postcard orders to tens of thousands of volunteers. Since 2020, we have organized over 29 million postcards to voters. We will also launch a unique Neighborhood Letters program in 2022. In this program, we email a letter template and a walk list to volunteers for their neighborhood. Volunteers will personalize and print the letters at home and deliver them to the doors of neighbors ahead of the election to encourage Democratic neighbors to vote.

This is a fulltime in-person position based in Downers Grove, Illinois, reporting to the Postcards to Swing States Director. Compensation offered will be commensurate with experience. This position is eligible for benefits, including employer-sponsored health, dental, and vision insurance, FSA, 401(k), student loan stipend, public transportation stipend, three weeks paid time off per year, and 11 paid holidays per year.

There are no formal education requirements for this position. People of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

·       Train and supervise volunteers to pack and ship postcard orders

·       Monitor volunteer accuracy and provide coaching

·       Plan and assign tasks to volunteers based on project needs

·       Confirm volunteer shifts by text or phone and recruit repeat volunteers

·       Prepare and pack postcard orders

·       Respond to volunteer emails using templated responses and guidelines

·       Create neighborhood walk lists using voter contact software

·       Review volunteer notes, filter and assign orders using Google Sheets

·       Help to clean and organize the office, workspaces, and supplies areas

·       Handle postcard boxes weighing less than 40 lbs

Required Qualifications

·       Strong verbal communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills

·       A passion for volunteers and progressive grassroots activism

·       Able to lift up to 40 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications

·       At least three years of previous relevant work experience (for example in retail, restaurants, customer service, or political campaigns)

·       Familiarity with spreadsheet filters and sorting functions

TO APPLY GO TO:

https://turnoutpac.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/appcentre-1/candidate/postings/27

 

Be sure to select Democracy Partners as your referral source!

 

Applications received by December 14 will be given priority. Questions about the position may be directed to reid.mccollum@turnoutpac.org

About PTP:

Progressive Turnout Project is the largest voter contact organization in the country, specifically dedicated to mobilizing the Democratic Party and defending democracy. Our mission: Rally Democrats to Vote. Since our founding in 2015, Progressive Turnout Project has helped 137 Democrats win races and increased voter turnout in elections by up to 10.4%. We did this by making over 59 million voter contacts and training more than two thousand staff members. Through data-driven research, we design, test, and deploy specialized voter turnout programs. PTP is grassroots funded, with more than 2.2 million unique donors and an average contribution of $17.39.

Progressive Turnout Project is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that make up our country and the progressive movement. PTP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and it is PTP’s policy to recruit, hire, train, promote, and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to age, color, creed, disability, economic status, ethnic identity, gender identity, national origin race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veterans status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

To apply for this job please visit turnoutpac.tal.net.