Latino Constituency Organizer

Latino Constituency Organizer

Lauren Underwood for Congress is looking for motivated, reliable, and passionate individuals to join our campaign as a Latino Constituency Organizer. Previous campaign organizing experience is not required. Fluency in Spanish is required. lf you are interested in the position, please complete our online application using the link below.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

  • Implement a Latino focused field plan to mobilize Spanish speaking voters and the larger Latino community in the IL-14.
  • Recruit, train, and manage volunteers, interns, and activists to participate in grassroots activities (i.e. door-to-door canvassing, phone banking, texting, and social media).
  • Meet and exceed goals for voter contact, volunteer recruitment, grassroots engagement, visibility, and GOTV.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Proactively reach out to active volunteers and identify and recruit new volunteers 
  • Communicate proactively and effectively with colleagues
  • Daily data entry of organizing and voter contact data
  • Reports directly to the Organizing Director

Applicants must have:

  • Fluency in Spanish
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, meeting frequent deadlines
  • A service-oriented mindset
  • Ability to use google docs, and Microsoft Office
  • Willingness to work extensive hours, including nights and weekends
  • Ability to problem solve effectively and creatively
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, showing attention to detail
  • Goal-orientation and willingness to hold oneself accountable
  • A team orientation that combines collegiality and creativity to drive and motivate others
  • Strong commitment to progressive values

Applicants will be considered more competitive if they have 

  • Political campaign experience whether as a volunteer, fellow, intern, or staff
  • A valid drivers license and access to a licensed and insured vehicle
  • Proficiency in VAN

This job is based in IL-14 and successful applicants will be expected to relocate to the district. 

Salary is $3,500.00/month + 100% fully paid Silver level health care plan.