Program Coordinator
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Program Coordinator

The Committee of Seventy is hiring a Seasonal Program Coordinator. (35 hours/week, June - December 2024) - Learn more below.

Position Overview:

The Program Coordinator will play a crucial role in expanding the reach and impact of the Committee of Seventy’s voter engagement initiatives and partner programs. This 35 hour/week, seasonal position involves recruiting and coordinating WeVote partners, supporting the C70 team to create a coalition of organizations, and coordinating street teams to engage potential voters at various festivals and events across Philadelphia. The position requires a dynamic individual who can work both independently and collaboratively, with strong communication and organizational skills.

Key Responsibilities:

Recruitment and Partnership Building:

 

  • Work closely with the Program Director and Program Manager to identify and recruit WeVote partners.
  • Build and maintain relationships with a diverse coalition of organizations committed to informing and engaging voters.
  • Develop and execute strategies to expand the coalition and enhance its effectiveness.

Voter Engagement:

  • Coordinate and lead street teams to engage potential voters at festivals and events throughout the summer and fall.
  • Ensure street teams are well-prepared with materials, training, and support to maximize voter outreach and engagement.
  • Monitor and evaluate the impact of voter engagement efforts, making adjustments as necessary.

Event Coordination:

  • Support planning and logistics for voter engagement activities at various events.
  • Collaborate with event organizers, community leaders, and volunteers to ensure successful participation in festivals and public gatherings.
  • Identify and maintain a calendar of events and ensure timely communication and coordination with all stakeholders.

Reporting and Communication:

  • Regularly report on progress, challenges, and successes to the Program Director.
  • Maintain accurate records of partner interactions, voter engagement activities, and coalition-building efforts.
  • Utilize digital tools and platforms to facilitate communication and collaboration among coalition members.

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, communications, nonprofit management, or a related field preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in community organizing, coalition building and maintenance, or voter engagement.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Proficiency in using digital tools for communication, reporting, and data management.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, as required by event schedules.
  • Passion for civic engagement and a commitment to the mission of the Committee of Seventy.

Work Environment:

  • This is a hybrid position, requiring both in-person attendance at events and remote work.
  • Must be based in Philadelphia or the surrounding area and able to travel within the city as needed.

We offer a competitive salary of $35k with no benefits, along with the opportunity to make a meaningful impact in our community. If you are a dedicated and results-oriented professional with a passion for civic engagement, we encourage you to apply for this position.

We strongly believe in the power of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We recognize that a diverse workforce brings together unique perspectives, experiences, and talents, leading to increased creativity, innovation, and better decision-making. As such, we actively seek out and value job applicants from all backgrounds, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, ages, or disability. Our commitment to DEI extends throughout our hiring process, ensuring equal opportunities and fair treatment for all candidates. We firmly believe that by fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace, we can create a stronger, more vibrant, and more successful organization.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and contact info for three professional references to Dan Bright’s attention at dbright@seventy.org on or before June 15, 2024 to be considered for this position.  Please include "Program Coordinator Application" in the subject line.

Note: This job description is intended to convey essential information about the general nature and level of work expected for this role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required.