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Canvass Director- Protect the Environment and Public Health Posted Nov 03
Fund for the Public Interest , Boston, MA
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
As a Canvass Director you will run your own office and work on campaigns with groups like Environment America and U.S. PIRG. You’ll recruit supporters, raise money and mobilize thousands of people to take action.

Being a director requires that you work independently, exercise good judgment and work hard to meet the office’s staffing, campaign and field work goals.

MEET GOALS FOR YOUR CAMPAIGN
Reach or exceed your office’s fundraising and
membership goals. Most offices have goals of
educating 100,000 people, gathering 35,000
political actions, raising $250,000 and identifying 5,000 members each year.

RECRUIT, TRAIN AND MANAGE STAFF
• Recruit, hire and manage a staff of
10-40 canvassers
• Train staff on effective canvassing and
campaigning techniques
• Run staff meetings and skills trainings
• Arrange expert briefings and issue workshops
to educate and motivate staff
• Evaluate staff performance and give
ongoing feedback
• Identify strong staff, teach them leadership
skills and promote from within

Fund for the Public Interest is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status.

For Los Angeles-based positions: Fund for the Public Interest will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

CANVASS
Lead by example. Canvass three to four times a week so you can train new staff, evaluate current staff, raise money, identify and activate members, and educate the public on the issues.

RUN THE OFFICE
• Oversee administrative functions related to
campaign goals, staff management, fundraising
and membership development, and general
office management
• Ensure that funds raised and member
information collected gets to the partner
organizations
• Complete your staff’s payroll accurately and in a timely fashion

OTHER CAMPAIGN TACTICS
Work with our partner organizations on a range of campaign tactics, including petition drives, coalition building, letter writing, phone banks, media work and news conferences.

TO APPLY
Click here to apply - Please mention that you saw the job on Orion Magazine

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