HIRING: GALEO County Field Coordinators

Job Announcement

Job Posting SEVERAL full-time County Field Coordinators 

GALEO:

GALEO is a statewide organization dedicated to building a better Georgia where the Latino community is engaged civically and its contributions and concerns are recognized. GALEO’s mission is to increase civic engagement and leadership development of the Latino/Hispanic community across Georgia. Our core beliefs are: Inclusion, Non-Partisan, Diversity and Responsive.

For more information, please visit https://galeo.org.

Position:

GALEO is working together in a coordinated manner with our allies to ensure increased participation in the upcoming 2020 Census and increased voter engagement in the 2020 elections.

  • Position requires the ability to work long and irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, and is considered a full-time position (40 hours per week minimum).
  • Great growth opportunity with GALEO for recent college graduates.
  • Building and coordinating a volunteer effort focused upon voter and Census engagement; recruiting volunteers and canvassers in assigned county
  • Meeting aggressive recruitment and contact goals for assigned county for both the Census and electoral cycle.
  • Running meetings, training sessions, canvassing of neighborhoods, phone banks and various kinds of rapid response and other field efforts to support GALEO goals.
  • Data entry of field work will be essential and keeping timely and accurate reports will be required frequently.
  • Managing and working with paid part-time canvassers across the state. Primarily in assigned County, and elsewhere as needed.
  • Working with the Executive Director and GALEO staff to ensure that the goals are being met and communicating and overcoming obstacles.

Job duties:

  • Maintain computer files, records and contact lists in a consistent and organized manner.
  • Blogging and posting updates on social media for further engagement.
  • Provide strategic and technical campaign support including field, communications, and administrative to meet the campaign goals and priorities of active civic engagement campaigns.
  • Implement and be held accountable to metrics-driven Field Programs (Voter Registration, Petition Gathering, Census, GOTV, etc.).
  • Post pictures on social media (Instagram/Facebook).
  • Other duties as assigned by the GALEO staff, including Executive Director.

Qualifications:

  • Preferred to some college level education.
  • Must have own reliable transportation.
  • Must be fluent in both English and Spanish. Must be able to translate text and communicate effectively in both languages, written and oral.
  • Some electoral, community or union organizing experience. Passionate about making a significant impact in the 2020 Census and the 2020 Elections
  • Ability to communicate effectively, work well with others, work well under pressure, be detail and goal oriented.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; diplomatic and professional approach to problem solving – ability to think outside the box.
  • Must have social media skills and comfortable in all mediums.
  • Ideal candidates will have excellent time management, project management and organizational skills.
  • Some experience in non-profit sector is preferred.
  • Willingness to work in fast-paced & flexible environment.
  • Willingness to accommodate a flexible schedule; working weekends and evenings will be required.
  • Must be a self-starter and demonstrate teamwork.
  • Must be comfortable working independently.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Willingness to grow with the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund.
  • Knowledge of Latino community issues.
  • Must demonstrate commitment to Latino community and issues.
  • Computer skills are critical. Ability to work with MS Windows and/or Mac Office programs: MSWord, MSExcel, MSOutlook, MSPowerPoint, and various internet applications and social media such as Facebook.com, YouTube.com, Twitter, Instagram and WordPress. Must be comfortable or able to learn to work with website updates and HTML code.

Target areas:

  • Gwinnett County
  • Cobb County
  • DeKalb/Fulton Counties
  • Hall County

How to Apply:

Please send the following in an email:

  1. an email cover letter
  2. an attached resume
  3. list of at least three (3) work related references

to Harvey Soto, Program Coordinator, harvey@galeo.org.

Resumes and the corresponding requirements listed above will be accepted until position is filled.

This is an entry-level position with the potential for growth. The position is also non-exempt (hourly). Pay would be based upon education and experience.

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