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RCDP Field Organizer Job Description

The Richland County Democratic Party  is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Field Organizer for work in Richland County. The field organizer position is a limited duration assignment, with a targeted start date of September 4 and an end date of November 6.  Compensation for this position is $15 per hour.

Job Responsibilities

The Field Organizer will work to accomplish the following objectives:

  • Turn out Democratic voters in Richland County by running an aggressive Get Out The Vote (GOTV) program;
  • Coordinate with Democratic campaigns to bolster their field operations in Richland County; and
  • Build the base of the RCDP to ensure its sustainability beyond the election.

Specific responsibilities of the Field Organizer include but are not limited to following:

  • Building and deploying a volunteer base for RCDP, by (1) recruiting, motivating, and managing volunteers for canvassing, phonebanking, and data entry, and (2) working (either directly or through volunteers/interns) to ensure that our volunteer databases are organized and kept up-to-date;
  • Executing aggressive GOTV strategies door-to-door contact;
  • Organizing canvasses, ensuring that all get-out-the vote contact goals are met;
  • Supervising and training interns
  • Other duties as assigned.

Applicants should expect to work peak canvassing hours, including afternoons and weekends, and have access to reliable transportation.


Successful applicants will demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • Knowledge of and experience with the Voter Activation Network (VAN) is encouraged;
  • Previous experience as an organizer or campaign staffer is encouraged;
  • Strong time-management skills and work ethic;
  • Ability to motivate volunteers to reach goals;
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Ability to adapt quickly and accomplish goals as set forth by the campaign;
  • Results-oriented, dependable, and proactive;
  • Ability and willingness to maintain confidentiality; and
  • Working knowledge of local politics and strong relationships with Democratic leaders is preferred.

To Apply, please send resume and a brief introduction to Dillon Corbett at or apply in person at RCDP headquarters 915 Lady Street, Suite 111 Monday- Friday 12PM-4PM