Houston Regional Organizer

Summary Description:

Regional Organizers are the face of Battleground Texas in communities across the state, working to advance and grow the grassroots movement. The primary responsibility of a Regional Organizer is to recruit, manage, and train volunteers to organize teams that register and engage voters. Their responsibilities include but are not limited to building and managing an organization of skilled volunteer leaders; developing a plan to organize their turf based on its unique characteristics; planning and running events and trainings; collecting content for the Digital department; and building relationships with community leaders. The Houston Regional Organizer reports directly to the Organizing Director.

Skills & Qualifications:

• At least one election cycle of organizing experience, preferably two cycles;

• Ability to communicate with diverse communities and leaders across many platforms both in-person and online;

• Prepared to innovate to organize the largest county in Texas and thousands of volunteers;

• Superlative interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to build one-on-one relationships and facilitate productive, positive group cultures;

• Demonstrated experience training and coaching others to successful actions and increased independence;

• Self-motivated and willing to work long hours (including nights and weekends);

• Strong organizational skills, experience meeting deadlines, and the ability to multitask effectively and manage conflicting priorities;

• Experience creating content for social media;

• Ideal candidates will have experience working in Houston; and

• Ideal candidate is fluent in Spanish.

Battleground Texas is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. Battleground Texas is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. Battleground Texas will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.