Field Manager

Location: Houston

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 Houston.

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:

  • Recruit, train, and manage paid canvassing staff
  • Part time position at $19/hr
  • 20 – 25 hrs a Week
  • 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

TO APPLY

Send your resume and 3 references to jobs@tfn.org

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

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.