We’re Hiring!

We are currently looking to fill the positions listed below. If you have questions, please contact Nick Frederick: nick@slcountydems.com.

Field Organizer (2 openings)

Start Date: July 1, 2016

The Salt Lake Democratic Party is seeking Field Organizers to implement its field program in targeted areas throughout the County. Field Organizers will be responsible for working closely with assigned legislative campaigns, leading the volunteer management and field operations, as well as assisting in GOTV activities.

Salt Lake County is a hotbed of competitive races in 2016.  Come be part of the fight to turn Salt Lake County bluer than it has ever been before!

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, train, and manage volunteers to implement the Utah State Democratic Coordinated Field Plan
  • Develop and maintain relationships with community leaders and volunteers
  • Work closely with select candidates to implement effective campaigns
  • Foster and develop volunteer networks in assigned geographic regions
  • Empower volunteers to develop into leadership roles within the program
  • Lead voter registration and field efforts in assigned districts

Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to meet tight and competing deadlines, and the ability to manage many tasks simultaneously
  • Working knowledge of political campaign structure and familiarity with campaign technology
  • Ability to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends
  • Enthusiasm and strong commitment to goals and values of the Utah Democratic Party are a must
  • Good sense of humor and ability to adapt to a fast paced, changing work environment
  • Previous campaign experience is preferred, but not required
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus

The Salt Lake County Democratic party is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The Salt Lake County Democratic party is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to nick@slcountydems.com.

 

Volunteer Opportunity! 

We are currently looking to fill the positions listed below. If you have questions, please contact Nick Frederick: nick@slcountydems.com.

Regional Coordinator (5-7 openings)

Ready to step up this crucial election year?  The Salt Lake County Democratic Party is looking for 5-7 Regional Coordinators to help coordinate our limited resources to bring big Democratic victories in the fall.  These coordinators and teams will work with about 4 Leg Districts each to ensure that all the volunteers for that geographical area are coordinated and ready to be utilized by Candidates and the County Party. They will also work down to the precinct level to get events organized for House Parties /  Meet the Candidate events / Precinct or Leg District BBQ's etc. We want to make sure that all Dems and leaning Dems get invited to an event early in this campaign season and get involved further from then on.  Note, this is a volunteer position.  If you are interested in helping, please RSVP to our Vice Chair La Vonne Maloney lavonne@slcountydems.com I hope to see you there!

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate between various campaigns and volunteers to ensure canvassing and other field efforts are not being duplicated
  • Maintain a calendar of field and political events so campaigns, activists, and issue groups know what events are going on in your area
  • Understand the specific goals and plans of the various campaigns and find ways to maximize their effectiveness and limit wasteful duplication

Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • The ability to manage many tasks simultaneously
  • Working knowledge of political campaign structure and familiarity with campaign technology
  • Ability to volunteer nights and weekends
  • Previous campaign experience is preferred, but not required