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The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Party is hiring a full-time Deputy Field Director for the 2020 cycle. The Deputy Field Director will report directly to the Field Director, with a start date of July 15, 2020. This position is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

To Apply: Send a one-page cover letter and resume to Jonathan Sperber, at jsperber@dfl.org with the email subject line “Deputy Field Director”

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coach Regional Field Directors to meet and exceed goals as they lead teams of Organizers in volunteer recruitment and voter contact programming
  • Under the Direction of the Field Director, develop and implement statewide management, communications and accountability systems and structures for RFDs and Organizers
  • Support the Field Director in cross departmental and external program planning, relationship development and general collaboration
  • Develop and oversee the  implementation of a youth voter engagement program. 
  • Working with the Senior Advisor, African American Engagement Director, and Native Engagement Director develop and implement programming to engage Minnesota’s communities of color in the 2020 elections
  • Create training materials and on-going support systems to bolster the field program and its goals 

Qualifications:

  • At least two cycles of organizing staff management experience; experience managing managers highly preferred
  • Experience designing, executing and overseeing youth programs highly desired
  • Strong familiarity with online organizing tools, including dialer, text, relational organizing platforms highly preferred
  • Proven track record of making strategic data driven coaching and training decisions and creating data reports and systems that inform those decisions
  • Goal-oriented and self-disciplined; able to meet tight deadlines and multitask
  • Ability to think creatively, be solutions oriented and motivate direct reports to do the same amidst a positive and productive team culture
  • Resilient and reflective team player excited to work tirelessly to elect Democrats in Minnesota
  • Superior VAN and Google Sheets skills
  • Experience organizing in communities of color

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. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented and marginalized communities to apply.

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