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Arizona Political and Field Director Posted Oct 28
Arizona Wins , Phoenix, AZ
 
Arizona Political and Field Director

Organization Overview
Arizona Wins, an affiliate of America Votes, is a 501-C4 coalition, consisting of labor, civic engagement,
community organizing, reproductive rights, environmental, and other progressive organizations. Arizona Wins
works with our partner organizations to advance progressive policies, expand access to the ballot, and coordinate
advocacy campaigns to protect the right to vote for all Arizonans. Our strong infrastructure supports our partners’
advocacy efforts and voter outreach.
Commitment to Racial Equity
Arizona Wins is committed to advancing racial equity through organizational systems and policies that are
consistently tested, evaluated and updated. Some organizational priorities include:
 Building reflective and equitable state and national networks and partnerships.
 Increasing engagement of state-based groups building power in communities of color in the
planning process.
Arizona Wins sees its commitment to racial equity as an integral part of its success. Applicants are encouraged
to reflect on how they see themselves contributing to Arizona Wins’ work on advancing racial equity.
Position Description
Arizona Wins is seeking a well-organized self-starter for a full-time position as the political and field director. The
political and field director will be the keeper and coordinator of some of the most exciting progressive electoral and
policy work taking place in Arizona. The position will work directly with the Arizona Wins team, as well as dozens
of progressive partners across the state as they plan and execute electoral and issue campaigns, and will be
expected to act with appropriate discretion and respect for confidentiality requirements. This position reports to the
Arizona Wins Executive Director.
Location
This position is based in Phoenix, AZ.
Responsibilities
 Strategic planning assistance – support coalition partners through the development of campaign plans
(electoral and issue campaigns), providing technical and organizing assistance and responding to programmatic
requests.
 Support coalition coordination by tracking organizational programs, monitoring benchmarks, providing
technical assistance and identifying gaps in collective strategy.
 Support legislative strategy around voting rights and support partner legislative issue advocacy.
 Organize and facilitate coordinated and/or collaborative partner events, including coalition meetings, trainings
and direct voter contact activities.
 Develop capacity-building opportunities for partners and work directly with the state director and data
manager to assess program gaps and overlaps to maximize program impact.
 Work with partner organizations using the voter file and other technologies to support and enhance contact
programs. This includes assisting partners in employing best practices and VAN trainings.
 Support the creation and development of written reports and products to tell the story of Arizona and
support the coalition.
 Other responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications
Required
 Experience working with underrepresented and/or diverse communities.
 Ability to build strong relationships quickly and cultivate those relationships over the long term.
 Ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively by making and meeting
team goals.
 Excellent organizational, time-management, and oral and written communications skills; strong writing is a
must.
 Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).
 Must be a self-starter; willing to work sometimes long, irregular hours and to travel as needed.
 Ideal candidates will have one to three years of experience in progressive political campaigns or similar
organizations. Ideal candidates will be familiar with canvass operations and VAN (Voter Activation Network).
 Candidates should have a spirit of service and curiosity, along with a diplomatic, professional approach to
problem-solving in work with outside partners and while working internally, independently or on a team.
 Positive attitude and a sense of humor.
Preferred
 Experience facilitating or working in coalitions.
 Knowledge of Arizona political landscape and/or independent expenditure political campaigns.
 Strong VAN skills.
 Strong MS Office skills.
 Digital campaign experience.
Compensation
Salary is commensurate with experience, $50,000 - $60,000. Benefits include health, dental, vision and
401(K).

To Apply
Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references via email to info@arizonawins.org.

Arizona Wins is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace.
Arizona Wins does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected category

under local, state or federal law.

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