Founded in 1994, Fair Wisconsin is one of the state’s most respected advocacy groups and has a proud history in political action, education, grassroots organizing, and outreach in the cause of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equality. With a statewide board of directors and a full-time staff, Fair Wisconsin is also the only organization to represent the Badger state in the Equality Federation, the national alliance of state-based LGBT advocacy organizations. For more information, visit www.fairwisconsin.com and www.fairwisconsineducationfund.com.
Fair Wisconsin Education Fund, Fair Wisconsin Inc. and Fair Wisconsin PAC, collectively known as Fair Wisconsin, seek a field organizer to begin immediately. The Filed Organizer is a mid-level position responsible for implementing the details of the field plan. This position is full time with campaign type hours and working environment. Field Organizer reports to the Field Director, and is located in Madison, WI with travel around the state required.
The Field Organizer’s primary function is to assist with implementation of the field plan including:
‣ Recruit, train and retain volunteers
‣ Track daily, weekly and project goals and benchmarks
‣ Manage data entry
‣ Event prep and execution
‣ Presentation to small groups
‣ Manage volunteer phone banks
‣ Manage volunteer canvasses
‣ Manage paid canvasses
Ideal candidates will be organized and able to work semi-independently with the following qualities: a passion and enthusiasm to elect pro-fairness candidates, strong interpersonal communications skills, positive attitude, outgoing, motivational, ability to work in a fast paced ever changing work environment, experience with data bases particularly VAN helpful, proficient in Microsoft Office required. Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license is required. Campaign experience preferable.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Fair Wisconsin follows an equal opportunity employment policy, and employs personnel without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental handicap, veteran status, and marital status. This policy also applies to internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, terminations, relationships with outside vendors and customers, use of contractors and consultants, and in dealing with the general public.
Salary based on experience.
Email cover letter and resume via PDF or Word document to John.Smallwood@fairwisconsin.com.