Tuesday, May 31, 2011

TomManatosJobsList-owner@yahoogroups.com--May 31st, 2011

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The Oversight and Government Reform Committee is looking to hire an experienced web and social media professional. The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker who has successfully developed and implemented an integrated social media strategy that has achieved measurable goals, designed and managed websites (using CSS, advanced HTML), and manipulated images and video (using Photoshop and Pinnacle). Below is a top-line on his/her responsibilities.

Develop social media and online strategy that achieves desired goals – i.e. grow online presence, develop consistent dialogue with key constituencies, connect with key reporters, increase social sharing, generating buzz to capture media attention and grow online community, etc.
Rebrand the website and other social media channels to reflect new messaging
Develop online and social media content
Update and manage website and social media platforms – including posting media collaterals, videos, and social media messages, etc.
Work with web vendor to optimize integration of social media channels and social sharing applications, to ensure a seamless user experience and support all strategic goals

Send resumes to: Jennifer.Hoffman@mail.house.gov

Staff Assistant—Active Democratic Congressman seeks entry-level position for active, fast-paced office. Responsibilities include driving the Congressman, answering telephones, processing tour and flag requests and more. Our office promotes from within, so candidates should have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Qualified applicants should send a resume to Staffassistant.opening@mail.house.gov.

A Democratic candidate running for the Virginia state senate seeks
Regional Field Organizers. Each Organizer will be responsible for his/
her region of the newly drawn district as well as running an
aggressive grassroots field operation.

Responsibilities Include:
- Planning, building and executing visibility events
- Hitting regional goals for voter contact
- Recruiting and training volunteers
- Voter ID, Persuasion and GOTV
- Data Entry
- Office management

Interested applicants, please email your resume to NoVaSenate2011@gmail.com. Hiring decisions will be made within the
next 2 weeks.
Fuse is hiring a Senior Organizer

Do you think Washington State should lead the nation with smart, progressive
policies to combat global warming, provide coverage for the uninsured, and
ensure equal opportunity for all? Do you want a political climate that
supports and demands bold progressive leadership?

So do we - and we are looking for a rockstar organizer to help get us there!

Fuse Washington ( www.fusewashington.org)
is the state's largest progressive organization - people creating change
online, on the ground, and on issues that matter. We focus on four basic
strategies: adding 1) more people and 2) stronger communications to
progressive campaigns, 3) leveraging collaboration between progressive
groups and 4) increasing leadership and accountability with elected

Job Description

Fuse is hiring a Senior Organizer to help us win critical advocacy and
election campaigns. They will be responsible for building power in key
communities and strengthening and mobilizing our network of activist
leaders. The Senior Organizer will build and engage a network of influential
community leaders and political donors in targeted districts. They will
work closely with our campaign team to build and run winning campaigns --
building relationships with coalition partners, and working to develop our
members into grassroots leaders through innovative online and offline
organizing strategies.

Depending on a candidate's experience, they may also be assigned additional
high-level responsibilities.

Attributes, Skills, & Experience
We are looking for someone who is on the high end of:

. Ambitious and passionate about building the power of the progressive
community through organizing and leadership development

. Fearless and methodical in testing new ideas

. Technology friendly

. Collaborative

. Thrives in a fast paced, fluid work environment

And has:

. At least three years of relevant experience in community organizing,
advocacy, and/or election work.

. Demonstrated ability to develop and cultivate relationships with
community leaders.

. Experience managing volunteers and interns.

. Great writing skills

. Excellent judgment

. Rigorous data tracking skills

Other handy qualifications include:

. Familiarity with the progressive community in Washington

. Familiarity with navigating coalition politics and dynamics

. Experience systematically power mapping communities or elected

. Experience developing online supporters into offline leaders

. A willingness to travel within Washington

. Experience using the VAN, Convio, and/or Salesforce.

Salary and Benefits
Good pay with excellent benefits. Salary DOE.

Application Process

If this sounds like the job for you, please e-mail a cover letter, resume,
writing sample, and three references to jobs@fusewashington.org as soon as
possible and no later than Wed. June 15th.

We will review applications as they arrive.

Fuse Washington is an equal opportunity employer - women and people of color
are strongly encouraged to apply.


The Truman National Security Project is now accepting applications for our 2011 Intern Security Springboard - a national security leadership development program. The program is intended to arm the next generation of policymakers and politicos with a firm grasp of national security issues, the philosophical tradition of progressive national security thought, and the practical skills needed to credibly address national security issues.

If you have an intern with an interest in national security, tell them they can apply here.

The Security Springboard program includes five one-hour, lunch-time sessions each Friday in July. Classes take place from 12pm to 1pm, with lunch provided. A combination of the Truman Project's experienced trainers and recognized leaders in the various fields covered will lead each week's program. The program, including the lunch and reading material, is provided at no cost to the participants or their offices.

The Security Springboard program will take place at:
John Hopkins University
1717 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20036-2001
Room LL7

If you have an intern who is interested in participating in the program, tell them to apply here. Applications are due Friday, June 17. Thank you and feel free to contact me at 202.216.9723 with any questions or concerns about the program.

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