Fuse Washington: Election Fellow
Fuse Washington: Organizing Fellow
Do you want to help progressives win more often?
Do you want to elect a progressive majority to our legislature?
Are you committed to organizing and developing volunteer leadership?
Fuse Washington is seeking a motivated Organizing Fellow to help drive an innovative campaign engaging low propensity voters in support of progressive issues and legislative candidates.
About the position:
Fuse believes that the lack of progressive leadership in our state legislature is a serious barrier to progress on climate, racial justice, our broken tax structure, and issues affecting working families. We are committed to building power in swing districts and marginalized communities to ensure their voices are heard in our state. Working with Fuse staff and progressive partners, the Organizing Fellow will lead intensive voter engagement work and recruit and develop volunteer leaders. Compensation for the position is $3,000-$3,200 per month depending on experience.
- Lead and directly participate in base building and voter contact efforts
- Organize volunteers with an eye towards leadership development. Develop and run trainings, voter contact days, house parties, and others as assigned
- Represent Fuse at community events, neighborhood meetings, and other events
- Manage data from field and volunteer recruitment
- Other duties as assigned
This position is based in Seattle or East King County, and will require regular travel throughout the Puget Sound area.
- Excited to develop volunteer leaders and enable them to take action
- Patient, hard-working, and comfortable working with volunteers from a variety of backgrounds
- Demonstrated commitment to racial justice
- Innovative, creative, and data-driven
- Highly organized and thrives in a fast-paced, campaign-style environment
- Able to work nights and weekends
- Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle strongly preferred
- Technology friendly (Google docs, Office, VAN, etc.)
Fuse is the state's largest progressive organization -- people creating change online, on the ground, and on issues that matter. We connect over 100,000 people to critical issue and election campaigns, aiming to generate bolder leadership from our elected officials and make important advances in progressive public policy.
How to apply:
Please send a resume and cover letter, highlighting what interests you specifically about this position, with the subject line “Organizing Fellow” to email@example.com. This is a full-time contract position that will end in mid-November 2017. We will consider applications as they arrive, and are aiming for a May start date. No phone calls, please.
Fuse is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. All interested individuals, including people of color, women, persons with disabilities and persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex are particularly urged to apply.