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Grindstone Field Solutions is hiring multiple leadership positions for democratic campaigns and initiatives across California. These positions will allow for a high degree of independence and an opportunity to gain experience in managing large field campaigns, creating effective and efficient targets, and maximizing voter turnout in a critical election cycle.

To apply to any opening: send resume, cover letter, and references to jobs@grindstonefield.com

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Field Director

Deputy Field Director

Job Description:
The Deputy Field Director will work directly with the Field Director to execute the campaign’s field plan. The Deputy Field Director will assist the Field Director in managing and training professional and volunteer canvassers, as well as phone banks and interns.

Deputy Field Director Duties:
• Train and manage staff and volunteers
• Prepare and execute voter contact activities such as canvassing and phone banking daily, and support volunteers in doing so
• Provide progress reports on strategic goals and organizational/advocacy activity daily
• Grow volunteer prospect lists and networks by engaging local activists and stakeholders

Qualifications:
• Experience working for or volunteering on political campaigns
• Strong organizational, management, and interpersonal skills
• Experience in setting and achieving measurable targets, managing teams, and coordinating between multiple stakeholders
• Ability to handle multiple priority projects and meet established timelines
• Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
• Ability to execute strategic goals and work effectively with regional and local leaders
• Experience with voter software, such as PDI or VAN preferred but not required
• Must be able to work long hours in a high‐stress environment
• Must be available mid-August through November 9th, 2016

Expectations:
• Meet and exceed voter contact and volunteer recruitment goals set by the campaign
• Diligently manage volunteer database as instructed by the campaign
• Provide and foster a welcoming and productive environment for volunteers and supporters
• Support volunteers and supporters in all voter contact activities daily

Compensation:
• $3,800 – 4,300 a month

Job Description:
The Field Director will work directly the consultant team to execute an efficient and targeted ground campaign. The Field Director will be responsible for managing field staff, including a professional canvassing operation, as well as organizing local organizations and volunteers to build outreach capacity.

Field Director Duties:
• Recruit and train staff
• Train and manage staff and volunteers
• Provide progress reports on strategic goals and organizational/advocacy activity daily
• Track and monitor data for quality and trends of interest

Qualifications:
• Minimum two cycles of campaign staff experience
• Experience managing or working for a professional canvassing operation
• Strong organizational, management, and interpersonal skills
• Experience in setting and achieving measurable targets, managing teams, and coordinating between multiple stakeholders
• Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
• Ability to execute strategic goals and work effectively with regional and local leaders
• Experience with voter software, such as PDI or VAN preferred but not required
• Must be able to work long hours in a high‐stress environment
• Must be available mid-August through November 9th, 2016

Expectations:
• Meet and exceed voter contact and volunteer recruitment goals set by the campaign
• Diligently manage volunteer database as instructed by the campaign
• Provide and foster a welcoming and productive environment for volunteers and supporters
• Support volunteers and supporters in all voter contact activities on a daily

Compensation:
• $4,500 – $5,500 a month