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Grassroots Organizers

The Maine Democratic Party (MDP) is hiring two Grassroots Organizers to implement our statewide field operation. Between now and 2018, our field program will be crucial for building our volunteer base, recruiting and training municipal candidates, and working to empower local communities in order to deliver Democratic victories. We are looking for passionate, hardworking individuals who are committed to helping elect Maine Democrats.

Duties and Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

  • Work directly with county and municipal Democratic organizations to;

  • Recruit, develop and train volunteer teams and leaders;

  • Support county chairs, volunteers, and interns to develop organizing skills and build capacity;

  • Attend local events to recruit volunteers, spread our message, and build community relationships;

  • Help execute an extensive municipal recruitment and training program in 2017;

  • Execute voter contact efforts, such as phone banks and canvasses;

  • Mobilize supporters and amplify MDP message by creating online communities through social media;

  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with local Democratic partners, allied organizations, and resistance groups.

Required Skills, Abilities, and Experience:

  • Enthusiasm for Democratic politics;

  • At least once cycle of experience as a field organizer (applicants with rural organizing experience are encouraged to apply);

  • Extensive relationship-building and volunteer management experience;

  • Working knowledge of and experience with VAN (desired, but not required);

  • Strong communications and organizational skills, ability to work independently, and manage multiple tasks;

  • Experience organizing and executing successful, engaging trainings;

  • Deadline and results-driven leader;

  • Ability to work effectively with regional and local leaders;

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.


Grassroots Organizers will report directly to the MDP Organizing & Outreach Director. One Grassroots Organizer will be based in each of Maine’s congressional districts. Salary is commensurate with experience, generous benefits offered. This is a full-time position.


How to Apply:

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: The Maine Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.


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