Job Opportunities

Please see below for available job openings.

Field Director

Location: Waterbury, CT

Employment Type: Full Time

Start Date: ASAP
 

Job Description

Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) is seeking a Field Director for her 2020 re-election campaign. The Field Director will work closely with campaign leadership to develop and execute an extensive volunteer-based ground game in this 50/50 district, with a strong emphasis on boosting voter turnout. The Field Director will be responsible for communicating the campaign’s message directly to voters and recruiting volunteers to lead efforts to persuade and mobilize supporters. This is a Frontline race. 
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of campaign leadership, develop and implement district-wide organizing and field plan

  • Recruit, train and manage a team of Field Organizers to build organizational capacity 

  • Conceive, create and adapt outreach materials, trainings and tools for field staff, volunteers and constituency groups

  • Build volunteer teams in every part of the district to organize house parties, set up constituency and issue-based events, organize and run voter registration drives, and run door knocking/canvassing and phone banking parties

  • Build and manage relationships with community leaders, local democratic organizations and other allied groups

  • Utilize digital tactics to engage supporters and volunteers in online activities

  • Create and administer the day to day activities of the district-wide field operation
     

Job Requirements

Here are the top things we’re looking for in this person:

  • Honesty, integrity and a desire to be on a campaign that welcomes all voices and does things differently

  • Ability to look at things from a fresh, outside-in perspective

  • Hard-working, proactive, goal oriented individual

  • Self-discipline and strong self-motivation 

  • Enthusiasm for embedding within and building meaningful relationships in the community

  • Can-do attitude and a relentless optimistic about what is possible

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to manage staff

  • Sense of humor and ability to adapt to a face-paced, changing work environment

  • Willingness and ability to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends. 

  • A valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle

  • Personal knowledge of CT-05 is helpful but not required
     

TO APPLY: Email your resume to info@jahanahayes.com with the Subject Line: Resume- Field Director
 

Digital Content Director

Location: Waterbury, CT

Employment Type: Full time

Start Date: ASAP

Compensation: Paid
 

Job Description 

The Digital Content Director will be responsible for creating and managing a robust digital and social media program for the Friends of Jahana Hayes campaign (“FJH”), with the goal of growing our movement and supporters.  
 

Responsibilities: 

  • Develop unique, engaging social media campaigns and digital content to grow supporters.
  • Create and manage a content strategy and calendar, with a focus on timely, relevant day to day content. 

  • Implement rapid response strategies to breaking news. 

  • ​Collaborate across functions to tie our digital programs into offline organizing.

  • Manage the systems used to track and organize digital content. Monitor and report out on the success of social media campaigns. 

  • Perform other communications, digital work and duties as may be assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2-3 years experience managing online grassroots digital campaigns, and/or social media programs for political campaigns or non-profits
  • Experience developing and implementing digital strategies 

  • Superior interpersonal skills, with ability to consult and coordinate among multiple teams to produce quality content in a timely manner

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to write digital content in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to successfully pivot to prioritize breaking news; experience developing rapid response campaigns is a plus.

  • Strong comfort level with digital and social media metrics

  • Attention to detail

  • Alignment on the core values, vision and strategy of Friends of Jahana Hayes

  • ​Sense of humor

  • Knowledge of—or a willingness to learn--  political environment, both at the national level and local level

TO APPLY: Email your resume to info@jahanahayes.com with the Subject Line: Resume- Digital Content Director

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P.O. Box 1487 
Waterbury, CT 06721

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Visit our offices:
142 Bank Street, Waterbury, CT 06702
444 E Main St, New Britain, CT 06051
Contact Us:
info@jahanahayes.com
203-437-8741