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VoteRiders Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director
VoteRiders Communications Director
VoteRiders Development Director
VoteRiders Operations Assistant



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VoteRiders Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director

Overview

VoteRiders is a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit, focused on Voter ID education and assistance in order to preserve and strengthen our democracy. The organization’s work raises awareness of voter ID laws and VoteRiders’ services. Its programs identify, educate and help voters in need of voter ID assistance. VoteRiders’ goal is to infuse and optimize the industry standard of how democracy, campaign, government, direct service provider, and community organizations handle the issue of voter ID education and assistance. This is a full-time permanent position and can be based anywhere in the continental United States. The Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director (CEO) reports to VoteRiders’ Chair of the Board. The CEO will have up to six direct reports.

Summary of Position

VoteRiders is seeking to hire a CEO to continue building and increasing the organization’s impact. The CEO will manage all aspects of the organization’s operations, especially development, communications, and outreach. This individual will work closely with the Chair of the Board to design, manage and carry out the VoteRiders strategic plan. A key focus of the CEO’s role will be to expand and foster productive relationships with existing and new partner and collaborating organizations and their leadership, staff and volunteers, so that they will offer information and assistance with voter ID to their constituents. These organizations will be encouraged to use VoteRiders’ tools and services and to continue the important work of educating and helping voters.

  • Oversight – Executing the VoteRiders strategic plan including working with staff, voters, organizations, donors, volunteers, and the media;
  • Overseeing and taking responsibility for fundraising, including the development and strategic planning for fundraising goals and campaigns
  • Actively engaging in fundraising and closings;
  • Working closely with the Communications Director to provide strategic input regarding the execution of communication plans across all channels including email, traditional and social media, website, fundraising and other events along with other outreach opportunities;
  • Budget – Working closely with the Chair of the Board to develop, oversee, and fine-tune the budget;
  • Partner with collaborating organizations – Fostering relationships with local nonprofit and for-profit organizations so that they will actively inform, assist and/or refer their constituents, members or customers to VoteRiders regarding their voter ID issues; this process includes encouraging partners to utilize VoteRiders’ tools and services (such as VoteRiders’ Voter ID Information Cards, Chatbot, Helpline, Photocopy My ID, and Voter ID Clinics);
  • Overseeing and optimizing VoteRiders’ tracking system including feedback from partner organizations such as numbers, dates and locations of people informed about voter ID, status of those assisted with their voter ID, individual voter stories;
  • Collaborating with partner organizations and coalitions to optimize their value proposition through implementing voter ID outreach, in-person as well as via their website, social media, e-blasts, announcements, flyers, media interviews, etc.;
  • Working with VoteRiders’ Operations Manager to ensure HR and operations needs are successfully met, including payroll, insurance including workers’ comp, resolving any legal questions, expense reimbursements, performance review process, employee handbook review process, as well as hiring process and onboarding process.

Ideal Profile and Experience

The CEO must be committed to the essential need for and benefit of VoteRiders and be driven by its mission. The ideal person will have key expertise in management and development. This individual will be someone who is effective at networking with donors (individuals, companies, and foundations) and meeting budget goals. Community organizing experience is essential. This individual should have a background of working within the political arena combined with experience at another not-for-profit organization. The CEO must exhibit the skills to collaborate with, and achieve actionable results through, others including the media, as well as the ability to build strong and sustainable relationships among and within all levels of organizations.

Additional traits and experience include:

  • Proven track record of exceeding goals; consistently makes good decisions through a combination of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment;
  • A big picture perspective; ability to think strategically; anticipates future consequences and trends and incorporates them into an action plan;
  • Solutions-oriented; possesses a passion for organization and project management; an effective multi-tasker; easily balances competing priorities, complex situations and tight deadlines;
  • Ability to develop top-notch processes that ensure the organization runs smoothly;
  • Exceptional collaboration skills; able to create relationships of trust;
  • An inspirational leader; outstanding delegating and empowering skills;
  • Hands-on and proven willingness to roll-up their own sleeves to get the job done; a can-do attitude;
  • Strong work ethic, integrity;
  • Must have an undergraduate degree; a law degree is preferred.

About the Organization

VoteRiders is a nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, founded in April 2012, whose mission is to ensure that all citizens are able to exercise their right to vote. VoteRiders informs and helps citizens to secure their voter ID, including by securing required underlying documents, as well as inspires and supports (currently over 700) organizations, (currently almost 5,400) volunteers, and communities to sustain voter ID education and assistance efforts.

Application Procedure

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter addressing this organization and its mission; and contact information as well as current or former working relationships for at least three references (references are separately held with recruiter until you are interviewed and notified).  As a separate attachment from other materials, please include any salary range requirements or expectations, to be held with the recruiter – and also include where you saw the job post.

Send all materials to: Jobs@DemocracyPartners.com

Include your last name and “Chief Executive Officer” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We are limited in our ability to respond to applicants with incomplete materials. Thank you for your understanding.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

VoteRiders is committed to diversity among its staff. VoteRiders is an equal opportunity employer.  All employment decisions at VoteRiders are based on our mission and program needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or any other legally protected basis.  VoteRiders will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination or harassment.

Posted 04/05/21 – Download as PDF

 



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VoteRiders Communications Director

Overview

VoteRiders is a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit, focused on voter ID education and assistance.

Our work raises awareness of voter ID laws and VoteRiders’ services. Our programs identify, educate and help voters in need of voter ID assistance. This is a full-time position.

The Communications Director reports to VoteRiders’ Executive Director. Position may be located anywhere within the United States. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement an integrated, organization-wide strategic communications plan, including social media, to expand VoteRiders’ base by broadening voter ID awareness and strengthening VoteRiders’ brand identity across key stakeholder audiences
  • Oversee, or execute as needed, all copy intended for public consumption to ensure its alignment with the strategic communications plan, including social media
  • Exercise judgment to prioritize media opportunities, and prepare talking points, speeches, presentations and other supporting materials as needed
  • Serve as lead point person on media interactions that help promote and/or impact the organization and actively cultivate and manage press relationships to ensure coverage of issues of strategic importance
  • Work to coordinate all press opportunities with CEO/COO/President as needed
  • Develop, implement and monitor communications benchmarks, objectives and key results
  • Accountable for the performance of the Communications team, ensuring that processes, procedures and assignments of responsibilities are designed to meet fundraising goals in an efficient, manageable and effective manner
  • Hire, develop and, supervise Communications team members to create a supportive, goal-oriented and productive work culture. Set performance goals for team members and evaluate performance against goals on a regular basis

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years’ experience in a communications role
  • Experience managing and executing across several communications media
  • Significant experience in non-profit fundraising or similar environment
  • Highly self-motivated and self–directed
  • Strong communications skills and highly responsive
  • Strong affinity for voting rights, networking and building strategic relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to manage details, resourcefully solve problems and follow through with minimum direct supervision
  • Access to a reliable computer, Internet signal and telephone
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel

About the Organization

VoteRiders is a nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure that all citizens are able to exercise their right to vote.

VoteRiders informs and helps citizens to secure their ID to vote as well as inspires and supports organizations, local volunteers, and communities to sustain voter ID education and assistance efforts, including to secure required underlying documents.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

VoteRiders is committed to diversity and inclusivity among its staff, and is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions at VoteRiders are based on our mission and program needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, disability or any other legally protected basis. VoteRiders will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination or harassment.

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary range is flexible depending on experienceand cost of living/location considerations. Benefits package to be discussed during the application process.

To Apply:

Please send resume, and cover letter addressing your interest in and qualifications for this position, for this organization and this issue. Please include at least three professional references (references are not contacted until you are interviewed and notified), and writing samples from similar communications work. As separate attachment, to remain with recruiter, please include your salary range requirements or expectations.

Please send all of the above materials to: Jobs@DemocracyPartners.com

And please include where you saw the job post or how you learned of the open position – thank you!

Posted 03/08/21 – Download as PDF



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VoteRiders Development Director

Overview

VoteRiders is a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit, focused on voter ID education and assistance. Our work raises awareness of voter ID laws and VoteRiders’ services. Our programs identify, educate and help voters in need of voter ID assistance. Our programs identify, educate and help voters in need of voter ID assistance. VoteRiders’ goal is to infuse and optimize the industry standard of how democracy, campaign, government, direct service provider, and community organizations handle the issue of voter ID education and assistance. Additional information about VoteRiders can be found at www.voteriders.org.

We are seeking a Development Director to lead our fundraising, development and financial management.

The ideal candidate is both strategic in long term, big picture thinking and knowledgeable of and experienced in what it takes to get there with consideration for ROI and allocation of organization resources.

This is a full-time position and can be based anywhere in the continental United States. The Development Director reports to the Executive Director of VoteRiders.

Primary Responsibilities

60% Fundraising

  • Create fundraising strategy and communicate with other departments.
  • Develop action plans to ensure short- and long-term fundraising goals are achieved including through individual donors, planned giving, foundations, online giving and corporate campaigns.
  • Facilitate cultivation and stewardship of individual, corporate, and institutional donors with targeted and personalized communication strategies.
  • Draft bi-weekly digital communications to donors.

40% Donation Management

  •  Manages donation and reporting systems. Ensures that processes, procedures and assignments to Operations Assistant are designed to meet fundraising goals in an efficient, manageable and effective manner.
  • Provides timely data, analysis and materials to ensure that the executive team’s time is used strategically in fundraising and donor cultivation.
  • Collaborates across departments; regularly shares data and other important information across departments to enable the organization to successfully reach all of its goals in a cooperative, aligned manner.

Qualifications

Required

  • Significant experience in non-profit fundraising or similar role
  • Highly self-motivated and self-directed
  • Strong communications skills and highly responsive
  • Strong affinity for voting rights, networking and building strategic relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to manage details, resourcefully solve problems and follow through with minimum direct supervision
  • Access to a reliable computer, internet signal and telephone
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Suite, Google Suite, aptitude to learn other systems
  • Experience with CRM, Salsa and/or other donation platforms with aptitude to learn new software and systems

Preferred/Plus

  • Spanish
  • Experience developing internal processes and filing systems
  • Experience with WordPress and/or other CMS

Compensation

This is a salaried position at $80,000-$,105,000/year depending on experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

VoteRiders is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion among its staff. VoteRiders is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions at VoteRiders are based on our mission and program needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or any other legally protected basis. VoteRiders will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination or harassment.

To Apply

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and contact information to Jobs@VoteRiders.org. Include in the subject line: your last name and Development Director. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Posted 05/10/21 – Download as PDF



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VoteRiders Operations Assistant

Overview

VoteRiders is a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit, focused on voter ID education and assistance in order to preserve and strengthen our democracy. The organization’s work raises awareness of voter ID laws and the organization’s services. Its programs identify, educate and help voters in need of voter ID assistance. The VoteRiders goal is to infuse and optimize the industry standard of how democracy, campaign, government, direct service provider, and community organizations handle the issue of voter ID education and assistance.

VoteRiders is looking for an Operations Assistant to support our growing team. This is a full-time permanent position and can be based anywhere in the continental United States (but with a preference for Los Angeles). 

The position reports to Operations Manager of VoteRiders.

The ideal candidate loves organization, spreadsheets, and details. An effective and proactive communicator, this person will work with different departments, multi-tasking, balancing competing priorities and tight timelines.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain organization working with all departments to ensure tasks and processes are completed efficiently and effectively
  • Communicate responsibilities to internal stakeholders, prioritizing as needed to meet deadlines
  • Collaborate with Operations Manager to develop plans to complete projects
  • Accountable for accuracy in tasks

75% Financial as directed by Finance/Development/Operations

  • Support processing and tracking expenses
  • Support processing and tracking donations

10% Office as directed by Operations Manager

  • Digitally file and maintain both general and confidential information
  • Assist with coordinating schedules, setting up/confirming meetings
  • Taking and distributing meeting notes

10% Other as directed by Operations Manager

  • Virtual and in-person event support
  • Helpline support
  • Special projects

5% Communications as directed by Comms/Operations

  • Tracking media metrics/impressions – This involves looking up news articles and
    blogs, social media posts and website information, gathering information
    (publishing date, author, link, etc.)
  • Processing and tracking printed material orders (information cards, business
    cards, flyers, etc.)
  • Proofreading

Ideal Profile and Experience

The Operations Assistant must be committed to the mission of VoteRiders as a non-partisan civic engagement organization in general and to voter ID education and assistance in particular. The ideal person will have diverse skills and experience that demonstrate the ability to effectively multi-task, prioritize, and execute a variety of assignments. A proven focus on precise accuracy and meeting deadlines are essential.

Required

  • Affinity for voting rights
  • Access to a reliable computer, internet signal and telephone
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Suite, Google Suite with aptitude to learn new software and systems

Preferred/Plus

  • 1-2 years+ experience in similar role
  • Spanish
  • Los Angeles based preferred but not required
  • Experience with Salsa and/or other donation platforms
  • Experience developing internal processes and filing systems
  • Experience with CRM program like Salsa, Constant Contact, etc.
  • Experience with WordPress and/or other CMS

Additional traits and experience include:

  • Solutions-orientation; possesses a passion for organization and project management; easily balances competing priorities, complex situations and tight deadlines
  • Exceptional collaboration skills; able to create relationships of trust; committed to a culture of belonging, good will and accountability
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills
  • Hands-on and proven willingness to roll-up their sleeves to get the job done; a can-do
    attitude
  • Strong work ethic; integrity

Compensation

This is a salaried position at $40,000-$50,000/year depending on experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

VoteRiders is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion among its staff. VoteRiders is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions at VoteRiders are based on our mission and program needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or any other legally protected basis. VoteRiders will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination or harassment.

To Apply

To apply, send a resume, cover letter and contact information to Jobs@VoteRiders.org. Include in the subject line: your last name and Operations Assistant. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please include where you saw the job post or how you learned of the open position.

Posted 04/26/21 – Download as PDF