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Digital & Data Organizer

The Digital & Data Organizer is responsible for the development of systems to organize data collected by project/program staff and implementation of online organizing programs that lead to offline organizing. This position will work online and offline organizing campaigns targeting members and the general public to build interest in FLIC’s campaigns. The position will help draft member communications, work with the programs and organizing team to identify and test methods to generate activism and build attachment among members and allies to the organization

This is a fast-paced, self-driven position that requires a blend of interpersonal skills, creativity & flexibility, familiarity working with various tech platforms, and a willingness to complete different tasks every day. This role includes the typical responsibilities of an organizer such as cultivating relationships, tracking metrics, and managing data, as well as communications functions like planning our social media content, email strategies, and developing and launching digital campaigns that grow our community and increase engagement

Detail of Responsibilities

Digital Communications and Organizing

  • Organizes, develops, and coordinates online email outreach, web-based advocacy, and online to offline integration of members and supporters interested in campaigns
  • Develop social media calendars, e-newsletter calendars, social media toolkits, and vehicles for communication among organization and individual members which promote FLIC campaigns
  • Develop and implement paid social media advertising strategies
  • Work with others to devise and recommend a plan and strategy for the campaigns and their online organizing work in specific regions of the state in conjunction with the overall FLIC strategy for those campaigns
  • Assist in the identification and developments of strategies aimed at building and retaining membership segments, and help measure and analyze the effectiveness of such strategies
  • Collaborate in the development of on-the-ground and online campaigns that broaden and deepen activism and engagement among members with specific interests
  • Provide or plan trainings and support in digital organizing to newcomer leaders and allies so they can participate effectively in campaign activities;

Data Management

  • Update and maintain all contacts/lists in database Voter Activation Network (VAN), SalsaLab, Salesforce, and EZTexting, including defining and creating targeted lists of voters for outreach
  • Tracking metrics and analytics to advise on strategies for expanding and improving FLIC’s social media and digital communications influence (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram)
  • Provide training and troubleshooting support to staff in order to ensure effective use of Votebuilder database
  • Contribute to future platform updates and data migration

Qualifications:

  • Ability to conceptualize digital strategies in support of FLIC’s mission: Can proactively create digital strategies to help FLIC achieve its mission (which includes winning advocacy and electoral campaigns and building power in the Florida immigrant community)
  • Excellent writing skills: Ability to write compelling, error-free content for a variety of digital platforms, including email, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and SMS
  • Ability to use various databases: To manage volunteer and voter lists and make strategic decisions. Experience with Voter Activation Network preferred; experience with other constituent relationship management tools a plus. Knowledge of SQL, Python, or other programming languages a plus
  • Proficiency in Excel, Adobe Creative Suite, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube
  • Prioritization and flexibility: Focused on goals and able to problem-solve in order to meet them. Skilled at planning and tracking complex projects, can juggle competing priorities, and adept at adapting when plans need to change (which they sometimes do, unexpectedly)
  • Alignment with FLIC values and mission: Committed to an ideology of building community power and shares FLIC’s commitment to membership grassroots decision-making

How to apply: Send a resume, writing sample, and references to hr@floridaimmigrant.org Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Deputy Campaign Manager

Pay: 42k
Position period: April 1st, 2018 to October 9th 2018 (depending on county)
Hours: 40 Hours per week (depending on county) (Will require a flexible schedule, including weekends and evenings)
Location: Miami-Dade, Broward, Polk, Hillsborough, Pinellas and Alachua Counties
Emp. Type: Temporary

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as the primary contact for FLIC’s six county voting registration campaign and implementation efforts
  • Provide strategic and technical campaign assistance including field and communications, to meet the campaign goals and priorities
  • Support campaign by attending campaign coalition meetings/calls and when necessary, embed with partners or relevant coalitions
  • Work to build and enhance the leadership and capacity of our state affiliates to engage and lead state capacity
  • Help build campaign tools, training, communication/messaging materials and evaluations
  • Help the Director with assessment & planning of campaign
  • A commitment to the immigrant rights movement and the overall social justice movement in Florida
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, motivational skills, work ethic, and desire for political change are essential
  • Preferred bilingual or trilingual [Spanish & Creole]
  • An understanding of voter registration programs and at least 2 years experience in labor, political, or community organizing and political campaigns
  • Strong management and supervisory skills required
  • Ability to work effectively with local allies and leaders
  • Computer skills: working knowledge of campaign database including the Voter Activation Network, word processing, excel spreadsheet
  • Have successful experience managing diverse staffs, and working with ethnically and culturally diverse populations
  • Reliable Transportation, Car is mandatory and a valid Florida Driver’s License in Good Standing
  • Ability to work above mentioned schedule and coordinate and report any incidents with their team schedule / attendance (dr. appointments, sickness, lateness, etc)
  • Must be able to work within a team, have proven leadership ability, and an orientation towards handling many responsibilities and conflict resolution
  • Ability to maintain a positive energy and work atmosphere
  • Highly organized (seriously), able to work independently, and able to work efficiently under tight deadlines
  • Have access to a personal cell phone for job duration
  • Comply with FLIC policies: attendance, equipment, payment, dress code

Qualifications and experience

  • A demonstrated commitment to social and racial justice issues and understanding of challenges facing immigrant communities, communities of color, and low-and moderate income families
  • Experience with state-level issue advocacy experience including developing statewide legislative issue campaigns or ballot initiatives
  • Significant experience building and sustaining diverse coalitions to advocate for policy change
  • Experience writing and implementing state-level issue campaign plans that include lobbying, grassroots mobilization, field, communications and policy implementation strategies
  • A background working on voting rights and/or money in politics is strongly preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a broad and diverse set of state partners, allies and others
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at a time and work in a fast-paced work environment
  • Independent and strong organizer that is able to drive project and programs to completion
  • Experience working in diverse communities and with grassroots organizations; and
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.

To apply send resume and cover letter to hr@floridaimmigrant.org and thomas@floridaimmigrant.org

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Quality Control Coordinator

 

We are seeking motivated individuals to work with the Florida Immigrant Coalition as a Quality Control (QC) Coordinators for the 2018 election cycle in collaboration with FLIC member groups. The Quality Control Coordinators will assist FLIC in Civic Engagement efforts by conducting voter registration data management to meet the highest possible standards. By managing independent verification of voter registration and compiling data on program results, QC Coordinators will identify strengths and areas of improving the quality of our voter registration data, which is used to improve the effectiveness and accuracy of canvass field practices.

The Quality Control Coordinators will work under the immediate supervision of the Deputy Campaign Manager.

Pay: $18 an hour
Position period: March 15th, 2018 to October 9th 2018 (depending on county)
Hours: 20 to 30 Hours per week (depending on county) (Will require a flexible schedule, including weekends and evenings)
Location: Miami-Dade, Broward, Polk, Hillsborough, Pinellas and Alachua Counties
Emp. Type: Temporary

Key Responsabilities:

  • Data management: Work with FLIC staff and member organizations to ensure relevant data points from voter registration programs and field canvasses are captured and entered into a database
  • Independent Verification: Conduct activities to ensure results of partner voter registration programs are accurate
  • Reporting: Compile results of verification efforts and analysis of data points into regular reports indicating programmatic trends, best practices, and recommendations for improvement; deliver voter registration bash to Supervisor of Elections office.
  • Communication with Members: Maintain frequent communication with the member organization which they serve as well as provide programmatic feedback and alerts
  • Communicating with Voters: Answer voter questions regarding election-related information, and represent the member organizations to their registration applicants; and
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications and experience

  • A commitment to the immigrant rights movement and the overall social justice movement in Florida
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, motivational skills, work ethic, and desire for political change are essential
  • Comfortable placing a large number of phone calls
  • Self-starter who shows strong initiative and is committed to constantly improving upon every aspect of our work
  • Preferred bilingual or trilingual [Spanish & Creole]
  • Transition, manage, and train the field team to our high-energy VR program
  • An understanding of voter registration programs and at least 1 year’s experience in labor, political, or community organizing and political campaigns.
  • Strong management and supervisory skills required
  • Ability to work effectively with local allies and leaders
  • Computer skills: working knowledge of campaign database including the Voter Activation Network, word processing, excel spreadsheet
  • Have successful experience managing diverse staffs, and working with ethnically and culturally diverse populations
  • Reliable Transportation, Car is mandatory and a valid Florida Driver’s License in Good Standing
  • Ability to work above mentioned schedule and coordinate and report any incidents with their team schedule / attendance (dr. appointments, sickness, lateness, etc)
  • Must be able to work within a team, have proven leadership ability, and an orientation towards handling many responsibilities and conflict resolution
  • Ability to maintain a positive energy and work atmosphere
  • Highly organized (seriously), able to work independently, and able to work efficiently under tight deadlines
  • Have access to a personal cell phone for job duration
  • Comply with FLIC policies: attendance, equipment, payment, dress code

To apply send resume and cover letter to thomas@floridaimmigrant.org

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Field Organizer

 

Help expand Florida’s voting base as we gear up for the 2018 election cycle. The Florida Immigrant Coalition is hiring motivated individuals for a paid voter registration operation in Miami-Dade, Broward, Polk, Hillsborough, Pinellas and Alachua Counties. Field Organizers will execute and meet the benchmarks set by the overall voter registration program. Field Organizers will coordinate with the Field Managers on identifying events and activities for voter registration.

This is a temporary position. Canvassers will work five days a week: 5 hours a day on weekdays and weekends, under the immediate supervision of the Field Managers.

Pay: $15 an hour
Position period: April 1st, 2018 to October 9th, 2018 (depending on county)
Hours: 20 to 25 Hours per week depending on County (Will require a flexible schedule, including weekends and evenings)
Location: Miami-Dade, Broward, Polk, Hillsborough, Pinellas and Alachua Counties
Emp. Type: Temporary

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Meet daily, weekly and monthly VR benchmarks
  • Identify events, actions and other activities for site-based VR
  • Work above mentioned schedule
  • Fill out accurate daily reports
  • Work well in a team-setting
  • Organizing to recruit people for FLIC membership
  • Recruit Volunteer canvassers

Qualifications and experience

  • A commitment to the immigrant rights movement and the overall social justice movement in Florida
  • An understanding of voter registration programs and at least 1 year’s experience in labor, political, or community organizing and political campaigns.
  • Preferred bilingual or trilingual [Spanish & Creole]
  • Strong interpersonal skills and outgoing personality
  • Be goal-oriented, punctual, organized and with a positive attitude
  • Have access to a personal cell phone for job duration
  • Comply with FLIC policies: attendance, equipment, payment, dress code

To apply send resume and cover letter to thomas@floridaimmigrant.org

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Field Manager

 

We are seeking motivated individuals to work with the Florida Immigrant Coalition and its regional member organizations for paid voter registration operations in Miami-Dade, Broward, Polk, Hillsborough, Pinellas and Alachua Counties for the 2018 election cycle. The Field Manager is responsible for implementing a countywide voter registration plan. In collaboration with the Deputy Campaign Manager, the Field Managers will be responsible for hiring, training, and managing a group of field organizers.

The Field Manager will work under the immediate supervision of the Deputy Campaign Manager. This position is approximately 80% execution and 20% planning. For Field Manager, this position is 60% in the office, 40% in the field.

Pay: $18 an hour
Position period: April 1st, 2018 to October 9th 2018 (depending on county)
Hours: 30 Hours per week (depending on county) (Will require a flexible schedule, including weekends and evenings)
Location: Miami-Dade, Broward, Polk, Hillsborough, Pinellas and Alachua Counties
Emp. Type: Temporary

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Implementation of campaign in accord with field plans

  • Work with the Campaign Manager and Deputy Campaign Manager to develop clear work plans, benchmarks, and operational systems to carry out field operation
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive reporting systems to track and report on VR benchmark goals on daily, weekly, and monthly basis
  • Cultivate relationships with FLIC members, networking and connecting with locally-based social movement partners and allies for volunteer opportunities
  • Knowledge of running street and event-and-action based voter registration

Day-to-Day Operations

  • Manage, analyze, and report on all field metrics on an individual- and team-level basis
  • Coordinate and oversee all field work for the team, including schedule, program prep, site selection, supplies, performance metrics, data entry and quality control
  • Motivate and manage a team to reach ambitious field goals on a daily basis. Work alongside your team in the field to meet these goals
  • Coordinate with Quality Control (QC) Coordinators on follow-up calls to contacts made at the site-based operations
  • Assigning equipment each day and document and coordinate troubleshooting with IT Manager when needed
  • Manage and secure field equipment
  • Purchases food and beverages for field organizers and volunteers
  • Coach field organizers and volunteers on messaging and conducting rap practice and role plays
  • Organize at least 1 Town Hall in collaboration with community stakeholders and partners.

Administration

  • Daily Check-in calls with Deputy Campaign Manager
  • Participate in weekly (or, if needed, more often) status update meetings with the FLIC VR statewide staff leads across programs
  • Manage hiring, payroll and administration of field organizers to ensure compliance with FLIC policies and procedures. Coordinate with Deputy Campaign Manager and FLIC Director of Finance and Operations.
  • Payroll Process: Timesheets are filled out accurately at the end of the Sunday’s shift ready to submit the following Monday no later than 11am to FLIC Director of Finance and Operations (or fax them depending on the site location).
  • Strategy Sessions to improve plans/logistics for the upcoming week; assist and plan agendas for daily debriefings, troubleshooting and/or leadership development of team leader. Usually after payroll submission at 12pm.

Qualifications and experience

  1. A commitment to the immigrant rights movement and the overall social justice movement in Florida
  2. Strong communication, interpersonal, motivational skills, work ethic, and desire for political change are essential
  3. Self-starter who shows strong initiative and is committed to constantly improving upon every aspect of our work
  4. Preferred bilingual or trilingual [Spanish & Creole]
  5. Transition, manage, and train the field team to our high-energy VR program
  6. An understanding of voter registration programs and at least 1 year’s experience in labor, political, or community organizing and political campaigns.
  7. Strong management and supervisory skills required
  8. Ability to work effectively with local allies and leaders
  9. Computer skills: working knowledge of campaign database including the Voter Activation Network, word processing, excel spreadsheet
  10. Have successful experience managing diverse staffs, and working with ethnically and culturally diverse populations
  11. Reliable Transportation, Car is mandatory and a valid Florida Driver’s License in Good Standing
  12. Ability to work above mentioned schedule and coordinate and report any incidents with their team schedule / attendance (dr. appointments, sickness, lateness, etc)
  13. Must be able to work within a team, have proven leadership ability, and an orientation towards handling many responsibilities and conflict resolution
  14. Ability to maintain a positive energy and work atmosphere
  15. Highly organized (seriously), able to work independently, and able to work efficiently under tight deadlines
  16. Have access to a personal cell phone for job duration
  17. Comply with FLIC policies: attendance, equipment, payment, dress code

To apply send resume and cover letter to thomas@floridaimmigrant.org

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TPS Florida Campaign Manager

Florida is home to 1 out of 7 TPS beneficiaries in the United States. Out of the TPS beneficiary nations, Florida is home to 300,000 Haitians, 100,000 Nicaraguans, 92,000 Hondurans, and 42,000 Salvadorians. 61,000 of these Florida residents are beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (70% Haitian, 20% Honduran, 10% Salvadorian). The Florida Immigrant Coalition seeks an experienced campaign manager to coordinate and engage a network of Florida TPS community stakeholders in alignment to a federal advocacy and organizing strategy.

Detail of Responsibilities

Public Education

  • Document story profiles of TPS beneficiaries in Florida to raise visibility, promote grassroots leadership, and amplify a call to action on TPS.
  • Centralize and disseminate trusted information and resources available to TPS communities, empowering these with tools to make informed decisions about the next steps of their lives with or without TPS.
  • Develop formal partnerships with officials of the governments of El Salvador, Haiti, and Honduras, through their Miami consulates, to inform the public about the challenges and risks of repatriation.

Community Organizing

  • Campaign Development, Execution, and Oversight
  • Create a state table of TPS stakeholder organizations and community leaders aligned to collective policy values.
  • Provide capacity building on policy advocacy: How to educate and engage state and local policymakers and elected officials about how to create a more welcoming climate for current and former TPS beneficiaries
  • Facilitating grassroots community meetings, encouraging a delegation of campaign roles and nurturing accountability.
  • Develop communications campaign using tools to broaden the national immigration reform narrative and build public pressure and momentum for a permanent solution to Temporary Protected Status

Qualifications

  • Alignment with FLIC values and mission: Committed to an ideology of building community power and shares FLIC’s commitment to membership grassroots decision making
  • Experience in designing and executing winning campaign strategies: In partnership with the target community, can analyze the political landscape in a given locality and identify goals, strategies and tactics to win tangible gains, in a way that recognizes systemic oppression, intersectionality, and the link between FLIC’s state and national work, and the transnational landscape.
  • Ability to mobilize stakeholders to take action through effective communication and relationship-building
  • Ability to coordinate and manage large numbers of volunteers: Can delegate responsibilities, hold people accountable, keep track of work in progress, and provide the training needed to set people up for success
  • Prioritization and flexibility: Focused on goals and able to problem-solve in order to meet them. Skilled at planning and tracking priorities and adapting strategic capacities when plans need to change (which they sometimes do, unexpectedly)
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Must have their own vehicle and be willing to drive long distances or to travel for at least 1 weekend out of every month.
  • Language proficiency in English and Spanish and/or Kreyol preferred

How to apply: Send a resume, writing sample, and references to hr@floridaimmigrant.org Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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The Florida Immigrant Coalition (FLIC) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to amplify the power of immigrant communities to impact the root causes of inequality, defending and protecting basic human rights, including the right to live without fear.

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FLIC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified people, including women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals.