About the West Virginia Organizer
WFP is building a national party of the left. We’re investing in building the base our country needs. WFP Organizers are part of a cadre of skilled organizers who help us build membership and elect transformative leaders to office. The West Virginia Organizer is responsible for recruiting, engaging, and motivating the WFP base by identifying and developing volunteers to take on the role of team leaders. The Organizer will build alliances with other organizations that can influence decision-makers.
At WFP, we are working to develop organizers who can successfully integrate electoral, relational, and digital organizing. WFP Organizers must also be able to represent the organization at coalition tables such as the WV New Jobs Coalition, WV Climate Alliance, or the WV United table. Organizers are expected to have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to implement those skills using tech tools.
This is a temporary position currently scheduled to end in December 2021. We are also hiring an Apprentice Organizer. Please visit that job description if you believe that role would be better suited to your experience level.
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Location: This position is based in West Virginia. WFP complies with all national, state, and local COVID-19 health and safety guidelines.
Duration of Employment: This position is a full time temporary position scheduled to end in December 2021, with the possibility of renewal depending on electoral priorities and funding. We are also hiring an Apprentice Organizer. Please visit that job description if you believe that role would be better suited to your experience level.
Salary: The salary range for this position is $40,000 to $50,000. The final salary will be determined based on an internal equitable scale that takes into consideration years of experience, geographic location, and final job description. WFP also offers a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, paid holidays, and generous vacation and sick time.
Union: WFP is a unionized workplace. This is a non-managerial role eligible to join WFP's staff bargaining unit after six months of employment. WFP's union employees are represented by the New York Metropolitan Area Joint Board, Workers United union.
About Working Families Party
The Working Families Party is the progressive party for the multiracial working class, fighting for a nation that works for the many, not the few. Our People’s Charter spells out our roadmap to a nation that cares for all of us. We recruit, train, and support transformational candidates up and down the ballot — and run them to win.
The WFP is made up of individual and organizational members who come together to build a new political movement to change America.
Working Families is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to economic and social justice. Women, people of color, LGBTQ people, people with disabilities, and members of other historically disenfranchised populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Any applicant who requires an accommodation in order to apply for or perform the essential functions of the job should contact us at email@example.com with the subject line "Application Accommodation" to request such an accommodation.
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