NextGen America is seeking passionate and hardworking candidates to join our youth organizing program in Wisconsin, working to engage young people in local and national fights to prevent climate disaster and promote prosperity for all Americans. This role will be focused organizing in one of several cities in Wisconsin as part of this ambitious effort.
In Wisconsin, this effort will focus on organizing young people to engage them in issue advocacy and organize actions to hold federal and local office-holders accountable. We are currently hiring field organizers in Milwaukee, Green Bay, and Osh Kosh.
Recruit and train a local volunteer team that will organize their networks around progressive issues and in electoral campaigns
Use digital tools to build on field organizing
Develop relationships and partnerships with local community and student groups
Hit defined field goals, including traditional grassroots voter contact, earned media, and event planning and turnout
Meet all data and field reporting deadlines
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
1-3 years of experience organizing or working with volunteers
Driven with a strong work ethic
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to adapt to evolving priorities and manage several tasks simultaneously
Previous issue organizing experience a plus
NextGen America offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a very comprehensive benefits package.