The Minnesota DFL is hiring part-time Organizing Fellows. Fellows will be an integral part of executing the campaign’s organizing operation as we work to elect Attorney General Keith Ellison and other Democrats up and down the ticket. You will be learning and executing foundational organizing skills, such as door knocking, phone banking, volunteer recruitment, and volunteer management and will have direction from elected officials like Keith Ellison among others.
Term of Employment: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis with a target start date of June 1. Fellows can choose to work through mid/late August or continue through the election on November 8, 2022. Position is part-time, with a minimum of 10 hours/week and maximum of 25 hours/week.
- Work with Field Organizers to implement a direct voter contact program to increase turn out and support for DFLers.
- Door knock, phone bank, and text voters to recruit for events and identify support — meeting weekly metric goals.
- Recruit and train volunteers to ensure statewide campaign presence
- Activate volunteer base for direct voter contact actions
- Additional duties as assigned by Field Organizers, Organizing Director, or Campaign Manager.
- Strong communication skills, both in person and via computer/phone.
- Dedication to progressive social change through electoral political organizing.
- Sees diversity as an asset, and equity and inclusion are core values
- Must be a self-starter, and be able to work independently and as part of a team
- Access to a reliable vehicle. Travel will be required.
- Ability to work remotely with access to the internet, and work long or irregular hours.
- Previous campaign and/or organizing experience is excellent, but not required.
- Fluency in Spanish, Somali, or Hmong is appreciated, but not required.
To Apply: Please email a resume to Brayden Sorenson at [email protected] with the subject line “ Fellow Application.” Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and applicants should apply ASAP.
Diversity and Inclusion: The Minnesota DFL is an equal-opportunity employer. The DFL Party is committed to including groups historically underrepresented due to race/ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, and/or ability. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and members of other traditionally underrepresented and marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply.
COVID Addendum: While many meetings and events can still happen virtually or over the phone, organizers will be expected to work in-person, and with safety precautions in place, at events in the community.