Field Manager: DFW

Location: Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex

Do you have a passion for civic engagement? Are you excited for the upcoming election? We have a job for you! Texas Rising is looking to hire a field manager for our voter registration program in the DFW area.  Texas Rising is a program of the Texas Freedom Network (a statewide non-partisan, grassroots organization) that is building an informed and effective movement working toward equality and social justice. 

Job Description

  • Part-time position at $17/hr
  • 20 – 25 hrs a week
  • Recruit, train, and manage paid canvassing staff
  • Coach, shadow, and make work plans with paid canvassing staff in the field
  • Meet numerical expectations for daily contacts with voters
  • Attend a day-long training, plus additional one-on-one training with the Regional Field Coordinator to learn about Texas Rising and your role as Field Manager
  • Manage canvassing operation, including but not limited to: tracking hours, ensuring team members meet expectations, and coordinating logistics, including managing supplies. 
  • Maintain regular communication with the Regional Field Coordinator & Political and Civic Engagement Coordinator, including but not limited to providing reports on canvasser performance and progress toward campaign goals

Requirements

  • Ability to work well with a team, take direction and feedback, and share skills and knowledge 
  • Energetic and positive attitude
  • Ability to work respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision; self-motivated 
  • Ability to manage a team of 5 – 10 people
  • Ability to work around 4-6 hours a day for 4-5 days a week
  • Ability to be active and mobile on campuses 
  • Must be willing to get deputized to register voters 
  • Have a keen attention to detail and the ability to learn quickly
  • Passion for progressive politics, youth organizing and grassroots communities.
  • Must have access to a laptop, smartphone, and reliable transportation
  • Previous experience in canvassing or other civic engagement campaigns required
  • Bilingual; English and Spanish preferred but not required
  • Management experience preferred but not required

How to Apply

Send your resume and 3 references to Julia, Political and Civic Engagement Coordinator at julia@tfn.org and PJ, Dallas Regional Field Coordinator at pj@tfn.org. Please include in the email body where you heard about this job opportunity. 

Texas Rising, The Texas Freedom Network, and Texas Freedom Network Education Fund is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages people of color, ethnic minorities, women, and individuals from the LGBTQ community to apply.