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Southern Regional Field Organizer

Overview

The Southern Regional Field Organizer is responsible for implementation of a strategic political field program including grassroots organizing, motivating, training, developing and mobilizing supporters in key communities across Oregon for effective execution of the mission of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon (PPAO) and Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon (PP-PAC).

This includes, but is not limited to: representing the organization in the community; recruiting and developing volunteer leaders for PPAO’s Leadership & Advocacy Teams (LATs); managing and running outreach programs and recruitment campaigns to increase the local volunteer and activist base; supporting programs and campaigns led by PPAO’s coalition partners; managing and running PPAO’s fellowship program; and designing new volunteer and activist programs in conjunction with the Field Director and Northern Regional Field Organizer to expand PPAO’s presence throughout the state.

Responsibilities

Supervisory Responsibilities

Position provides support and general supervision of grassroots interns for PPAO’s fellowship program and LAT volunteers.

Skills

Requires leadership and strong people skills, ability to prioritize and handle a variety of projects simultaneously, and exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Additional skills needed for success include:

Minimum Qualifications

Compensation

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other reasonable duties as assigned by the supervisor or other management. Job descriptions, including minimum requirements and job responsibilities, will be reviewed and updated on a regular basis.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a nondiscriminatory work environment. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, application for workers’ compensation benefits, use of statutory protected leave, veteran or military status, pregnancy, union activity or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Planned Parenthood is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus and innovation.

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Political Director

Overview

The Political Director is responsible for serving as the primary government relations staff member for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon (PPAO). Leading the lobbying and advocacy agenda in the state capitol and in other venues as assigned. The Political Director collaborates with the Policy Director to develop and implement a strategic advocacy program. The Political Director oversees legislative strategy, coordination with political allies, liaison with formal and informal coalitions as assigned, and represents PPAO in organizational involvement in candidate and ballot measure campaigns as assigned and in coordination with the Executive Director and Field Director. The Political Director will also take a leadership role in community outreach to build support for Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon (PP-PAC) in coordination with the Executive Director and board. The Political Director reports to the Executive Director, and works closely with the Field and Policy Directors on coordination of all legislative and lobbying plans and activities, and with the Field Director on synchronizing the advocacy and political agenda with grassroots initiatives.

Responsibilities

The Political Director will be responsible for the following:

Skills

The successful Political Director will excel in lobbying; communicating on a variety of reproductive healthcare, elections and revenue issues; building relationships; managing projects; understanding public policy; navigating the Oregon legislative process; and being self-motivated to achieve tangible results. Skills needed for success include:

Minimum Qualifications

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other reasonable duties as assigned by the supervisor or other management. Job descriptions, including minimum requirements and job responsibilities, will be reviewed and updated on a regular basis.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a nondiscriminatory work environment. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, application for workers’ compensation benefits, use of statutory protected leave, veteran or military status, pregnancy, union activity, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Planned Parenthood is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus and innovation.

To apply, please click here.

 
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