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Political Support Jobs in Wisconsin

Senator Russ Feingold is seeking field organizers.  Sadly this opportunity does me no good, as I'm in Illinois, but unemployed folks in Wisconsin might want to take a look. 

I've always believed that campaigns are won and lost on the
ground. That's why I'm focused on building a strong grassroots
campaign that is organizing people in every Wisconsin community.
To date we've knocked on over 25,000 doors, amassed nearly
24,000 volunteers and opened 11 fully staffed field offices around
Wisconsin. Our field program is second to none, and we're
looking for qualified candidates to join our campaign team.

Enclosed is a job description including information on how to
apply. And feel free to forward this email along to your family,
friends and neighbors who might be a good fit.

Sincerely,

Russ

Russ Feingold
United States Senator

Job Description
The Feingold Senate Committee is hiring numerous field organizers for
field offices across the state. The positions will begin
Thursday, May 27, 2010 and run through the November 2010
election. Applicants should expect to work long hours, have
access to reliable, insured transportation, and possess a valid U.S.
driver's license.

Specific responsibilities of the field organizer include:

*  Recruiting, training and mobilizing volunteers in their assigned
regions
*  Attending regional steering committee meetings in their assigned area
*  Planning, organizing and executing canvasses, phone banks and
visibility events
*  Expanding contact with Democratic Party county chairs and activists
*  Expanding outreach to constituency groups
*  Outreach to community leaders and elected officials
*  Representing the campaign at community events

Successful applicants will demonstrate the following qualifications:

*  Strong organizational and time-management skills while working
independently
*  Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
*  Strong work ethic and ability to handle multiple projects
*  Results-oriented, dependable, and proactive
*  Prior experience working for or interning with campaigns is a plus

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with applicant's
experience and includes health benefits. Interested applicants
should submit a cover letter and resume to State Field Director, Paula
Zellner at zellner@russfeingold.org. Deadline for applying is
Wednesday, April 28.

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