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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Fair Elections Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity in our work environment and believe it furthers our mission to create and preserve an inclusive democracy for all voters and for underrepresented and marginalized communities in particular. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Fair Elections Center is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Fair Elections Center will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact Kristina Moore at kmoore@fairelectionscenter.org.

Fair Elections Center offers a comprehensive benefits package* which includes:

  • Remote work environment

  • 100% employer paid medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD insurance

  • 403(b) plan with employer contribution

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Generous paid time off policy that starts with 3 weeks of vacation leave for the first year of employment, 10 days of sick leave, 3 days of personal leave, in addition to paid holidays and other PTO opportunities.

  • 12 weeks Paid Parental Leave

  • Annual Home Office Stipend

  • Monthly Cell Phone Stipend

  • Monthly Internet Stipend

  • Monthly Health & Wellness Stipend

  • Annual Treat Yourself Stipend

  • Professional Development

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Holiday Break – office is closed between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

*Full benefits are for permanent, year-round positions. Temporary full-time positions are offered some, but not all of the listed benefits. ​

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Arizona State Coordinator, Campus Vote Project

Fair Election Center’s Campus Vote Project (CVP) was launched in 2012 to expand our work on student voting issues.  We work with universities, community colleges, faculty, students, and election officials to reduce barriers to student voting. CVP helps campuses institutionalize reforms that empower students with the information they need to register and vote.

 

Position Description:

Fair Elections Center’s Campus Vote Project seeks an Arizona Coordinator to join our organization's work to institutionalize civic learning and democratic engagement programs for campus communities and empower students to participate in our democracy. The CVP Arizona Coordinator is a key member of our team. They are charged with developing and managing relationships with campus administrators and faculty to carry out our goals. They also supervise “Democracy Fellows,” stipended student positions committed to planning and running democratic engagement programs on their campuses. Democracy Fellows coordinate with administration and faculty, helping organize non-partisan student voter registration, voter education, and voter turnout activities. The Arizona Coordinator will report directly to a CVP Regional Manager.

 

Goals of the Program:

  • Engage campuses at an institutional level to help create nonpartisan democratic engagement programs that promote voter registration, voter education, voter turnout, and foster student leadership across the entire campus community.

  • Provide campus administrators, faculty, and student leadership with accurate nonpartisan information on the voting process and elections through trainings, materials, and one-on-one support. 

  • Ensure campus administrators, faculty, and student leadership conduct comprehensive voter engagement programs and begin institutionalizing and cultivating a long-term culture of democratic engagement on their campuses.

  • Implement CVP’s program with approximately 30 campus partners and 25 Democracy Fellows across Arizona. 

  • Supervise other Arizona staff positions as necessary, such as a Deputy Coordinator during the 2024 election cycle.

  • Coordinate with CVP’s coalition partners also conducting nonpartisan civic engagement programs on campuses, including making CVP materials and resources available to partners, and foster greater administrator/institutional-level engagement of these partners’ programs.

  • Complete progress reports highlighting sharable best practices and lessons learned for other institutions and conduct an evaluation of all efforts throughout and at the end of each year.

  • Organize an annual summit with statewide organizational partners to facilitate building a statewide network of democratically engaged campuses across the state.

 

Requirements:

  • At least 1-2 years of organizing work either on campuses or with political/issue campaigns.

  • Superior communication skills both written and oral.

  • Access to a car as travel will be required. 

  • Experience engaging diverse constituencies and experience with institutions of higher education is a benefit.

  • Must reside in Arizona.

 

Approach:

  • Professionalism: A high level of professionalism is always required when working on behalf of the organization. 

  • Self-motivation: Being self-motivated is necessary to successfully fulfill the program goals. 

  • Leadership: A positive and persuasive leader will thrive in this position and is important for managing Democracy Fellows and working with campus partners. 

 

This is a full-time remote position, with a salary starting at $58,000 commensurate with experience. Fair Elections Center offers generous employer paid health, vision, and dental insurance, 3 weeks vacation, and a 403(B) retirement plan with employer contribution. 

 

Fair Elections Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity in our work environment and believe it furthers our mission to create and preserve an inclusive democracy for all voters and for underrepresented and marginalized communities in particular. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to Kristina Moore at kmoore@fairelectionscenter.org. The priority deadline is October 9th, 2023 but applications will be considered until the position is filled. 

Georgia State Coordinator, Campus Vote Project

Fair Election Center’s Campus Vote Project (CVP) was launched in 2012 to expand our work on student voting issues.  We work with universities, community colleges, faculty, students, and election officials to reduce barriers to student voting. CVP helps campuses institutionalize reforms that empower students with the information they need to register and vote.

 

Position Description:

Fair Elections Center’s Campus Vote Project seeks a Georgia Coordinator to join our organization's work to institutionalize civic learning and democratic engagement programs for campus communities and empower students to participate in our democracy. The CVP Georgia Coordinator is a key member of our team. They are charged with developing and managing relationships with campus administrators and faculty to carry out our goals. They also supervise “Democracy Fellows,” stipended student positions committed to planning and running democratic engagement programs on their campuses. Democracy Fellows coordinate with administration and faculty, helping organize student voter registration, voter education, and voter turnout activities. The Georgia Coordinator will report directly to a CVP Regional Manager. 

 

Goals of the Program:

  • Engage campuses at an institutional level to help create nonpartisan democratic engagement programs that promote voter registration, voter education, voter turnout, and foster student leadership across the entire campus community.

  • Provide campus administrators, faculty, and student leadership with accurate nonpartisan information on the voting process and elections through trainings, materials, and one-on-one support. 

  • Ensure campus administrators, faculty, and student leadership conduct comprehensive voter engagement programs and begin institutionalizing and cultivating a long-term culture of democratic engagement on their campuses.

  • Implement CVP’s program with approximately 30 campus partners and 25 Democracy Fellows across Georgia. 

  • Supervise other Georgia staff positions as necessary, such as a Deputy Coordinator during the 2024 election cycle.

  • Coordinate with CVP’s coalition partners also conducting nonpartisan civic engagement programs on campuses, including making CVP materials and resources available to partners, and foster greater administrator/institutional-level engagement of these partners’ programs.

  • Complete progress reports highlighting sharable best practices and lessons learned for other institutions and conduct an evaluation of all efforts throughout and at the end of each year.

  • Organize an annual summit with statewide organizational partners to facilitate building a statewide network of democratically engaged campuses across the state.

 

Requirements:

  • At least 1-2 years of organizing work either on campuses or with political/issue campaigns.

  • Superior communication skills both written and oral.

  • Access to a car as travel will be required. 

  • Experience engaging diverse constituencies and experience with institutions of higher education is a benefit.

  • Must reside in Georgia.

 

Approach:

  • Professionalism: A high level of professionalism is always required when working on behalf of the organization. 

  • Self-motivation: Being self-motivated is necessary to successfully fulfill the program goals. 

  • Leadership: A positive and persuasive leader will thrive in this position and is important for managing Democracy Fellows and working with campus partners. 

 

This is a full-time remote position, with a salary starting at $58,000 commensurate with experience. Fair Elections Center offers generous employer paid health, vision, and dental insurance, 3 weeks vacation, and a 403(B) retirement plan with employer contribution. 

Fair Elections Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity in our work environment and believe it furthers our mission to create and preserve an inclusive democracy for all voters and for underrepresented and marginalized communities in particular. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to Kristina Moore at kmoore@fairelectionscenter.org. The priority deadline is September 10th, 2023 but applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Deputy Director, Campus Vote Project

Fair Elections Center’s Campus Vote Project (CVP) was launched in 2012 to expand our work on student voting issues. We work with universities, community colleges, faculty, students, and election officials to reduce barriers to student voting. CVP’s mission is to support campuses in institutionalizing programs that empower students with the information they need to register and vote.

Campus Vote Project has three main areas of focus: institutionalizing voter engagement, providing up-to-date election information, and developing student leaders. 

  • Institutionalizing voter engagement is making it a part of the culture of colleges and universities across the country. This is done through the Voter Friendly Campus program and initiatives such as Ask Every Student and MTV’s Voting Early is Easier. 

  • Providing up-to-date election information that is accurate and tailored to students. We do this through the development of tools such as state student voter guides and webinars on election law with support from the attorneys at Fair Elections Center.

  • Developing student leaders through internships, the Democracy Fellowship program at colleges and universities, and the Student Advisory Board that oversees Campus Vote Project and is a national voice for the organization.
     

Position Description:
Fair Elections Center seeks a Deputy Director to join our Campus Vote Project team. The Deputy Director will be a part of the national team, serving in a remote capacity, and reports directly to the National Director of Campus Vote Project. As a leader on our team and in the student voter engagement space, the Deputy Director will drive how college and university voter engagement work looks for our organization. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the smooth operations of the members of the Campus Vote Project team including:

    • Working with CVP’s National Director and and the entire Fair Elections Center to develop and carry out our annual goals and long-term plans

    • Co-leading or participating in strategy and operations calls.

    • Organizing two CVP staff summits a year to focus on departmental goal-setting and implementation, including development of the agenda and materials

    • Collecting data from the CVP team, including reporting for state summits, mid-year and year-end overview reports, and event reports

  • Directly supervising regional managers, assisting in any and all needs for documented success in their roles on the team, including:

    • Conducting regular check-in meetings

    • Tracking approved budgets, travel, department goals and metrics

    • Provide additional support and coordination across CVP’s national team members

  • Managing the selection, onboarding, and operations of the CVP Student Advisory Board (SAB).

    • Coordinating the team around application solicitation and reviews, interviews and selections for SAB members annually 

    • Conducting monthly meetings with SAB officers

    • Participating in the planning and execution of monthly SAB meetings and Student Voting Network meetings (as needed)

    • Leading quarterly one-on-one meetings with each SAB member

    • Compiling and sending progress reports to SAB members regarding their membership requirements fulfillment

  • Supporting the onboarding and offboarding of members of the Campus Vote Project team, including: student advisory board members, interns, and CVP staff Developing/editing job descriptions, programmatic onboarding, and mid-year and year-end evaluations. 

  • Working with the National Director to maintain connections with local, state, and national partners.

    • Representing and promoting CVP at national, state, and regional gatherings of important stakeholders

    • Participating in national and regional conferences including presentations, training, and promoting our programs

 

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 7 years organizing, advocacy, and/or campaign experience

  • Experience in leadership roles managing staff, ideally remotely

  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • Willingness to take the lead on new initiatives and programming

  • Familiarity with voting rights and higher education spaces

  • Highly detail-oriented and organized

  • Interest in occasional travel throughout the country

 

This is a full-time remote position with a salary starting at $90,000, experience will be considered. Fair Elections Center offers generous employer paid health, vision, and dental insurance, 3 weeks vacation, and a 403(B) retirement plan with employer contribution. 

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to Kristina Moore at kmoore@fairelectionscenter.org.

 

Fair Elections Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity in our work environment and believe it furthers our mission to create and preserve an inclusive democracy for all voters and for underrepresented and marginalized communities in particular. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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