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Right2Justice Remote Phone Banker/Texter for July Primary Runoff (Houston – Temporary)

Right2Justice Remote Phone Banker/Texter for July Primary Runoff (Houston – Temporary)

Position Summary: Texas Organizing Project conducts issue advocacy, lobbying efforts, and electoral organizing on behalf of working families in Texas. We are alarmed by the fast-growing poverty rate, lack of access to quality health care and education, and the huge rise in income and racial inequality. TOP believes that we must build power through community organizing, partnering with progressive organizations and labor unions, and civic engagement to make systemic change. TOP PAC is looking for energetic, self-motivated people who want to make a difference in the political realm. We are hiring Phone Bankers who will be part of our phone contact team to potential voters to encourage them to participate in the voting process. This is an excellent opportunity to support social change that will positively impact the community. Some training will be provided; however, due to the short timeline for the July RunOff Primary election, we are giving preference to those with prior experience with online text and phone bank systems.

Qualifications:
● Ability to work the following schedule:
Wednesday 7/1 – Friday 7/3 (11pm – 7:00pm)
Sunday 7/5 – Friday (12pm – 6:00pm)
Sunday July 12th (12pm to 6pm)
Monday July 13th (10 am to 7 pm)
Election Day July 14th (9 am to 7 pm)
● Ability to work entire scheduled shifts
● Experience with TOP’s Right to Justice campaign and issue priorities
● Ability to use a web-based dialer system and to properly log in, log out, and move around the system as needed;
● Preference to those having prior experience with Online Text and Phone Bank systems
● Has the capability to operate a Laptop, Google Chrome
● Must be familiar and comfortable using computer to record information
● Strong interpersonal and communication skills
● Excellent listening skills and ability to maintain a structured conversation when talking to voters
● Experience with Zoom a plus
● Ability to work in an organized structured team environment
● Willingness to learn and hear feedback for improvement
● Ability to learn to read metrics for data analysis and to improve future work
● Ability to have a hotspot or wifi in home for remote working

Responsibilities:
● Make outbound calls and texts to voters following a structured conversation regarding the voting process and supporting endorsed candidates
● Meet daily requirements (dials, conversations, candidate support ranges, etc)
● Participate in training and staff meetings, as assigned.
● Correctly document information into the database as required and be able to report back call results
● Document any challenges or obstacles encountered on the phone, and be prepared to discuss solutions
● Change work habits as identified for improved outcomes
● Other duties, as assigned.

Other:
● Weekly pay
● Paid sick time benefits offered
● Applicants must have 2 forms of ID as required by law to work
● Opportunity for advancement in future projects
● People with records are welcome to apply

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to czermeno@organizetexas.org and “cc” Devin Branch, dbranch@organizetexas.org. The subject line of the email should read: TOP R2J Phone Bank and Text Position.

TOPPAC is an equal opportunity employer