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Now Hiring: Regional Coordinators

by WREN on Dec 18, 2023

The Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN) is a statewide, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that is building a movement to advance the health, economic well-being, and rights of women, girls, gender expansive people, and their families in
South Carolina. WREN engages and influences diverse audiences – from our 40,000+ member database, hundreds of non-profit partners, elected officials, business leaders, donors, and the general public.

WREN is seeking a team of 3 regional coordinators across the state to engage in long-term organizing and infrastructure building for gender justice. Regional Coordinators work on a temporary, part-time basis and report directly to the Director of Organizing.
This position will require regular travel to key legislative districts in the Lowcountry, PeeDee, Midlands, and Upstate regions of SC. Priority will be given to applicants based in the Lowcountry and Pee Dee regions.

Level, Compensation & Benefits
• The coordinator will be an hourly and non-exempt employee
• This position will average up to 15 hours per week starting January 1, 2024 through November 5, 2024
• This temporary, part-time position will pay an hourly rate of $25/hour.
• Reimbursement will be provided for pre-approved travel over 50 miles.

Position Responsibilities
Overview of Responsibilities
• Recruiting and training volunteers for Deep Canvassing and other topics as assigned by your supervisor (SC Legislature 101, Anti-Oppression, connecting with legislators, volunteer orientation, trans 101, marshaling, etc);
• Hosting in-person and virtual phone canvasses and text banks;
• Attending weekly planning meetings;
• Supervising virtual and in-person canvasses;
• Coordinating teams of constituents, advocates, and volunteers for in-district events, actions, hearings, and outreach opportunities;
• Cutting Turf for neighborhood canvasses using NGP-VAN software;
• Tracking paid canvasser hours and submitting canvasser time sheets to your supervisor;
• Collecting and analyzing data to track the progress of campaigns;
• Maintaining accurate records of voter information, program evaluations, volunteers trained.

Qualifications
An ideal candidate is an actively anti-racist, self-motivated person who believes in community care and enjoys working as part of a fast-paced team in a political environment and advocating for gender justice. Fluency speaking about issues affecting
transgender and gender marginalized people and working with transgender and gender expansive people is essential for this position. Community and or electoral organizing experience is preferred but not required. BIPOC, Transgender, Gender Expansive, and
LGBQ people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualified candidates should be able to demonstrate:
• Experience in community and electoral organizing.
• Proficiency with NGP-VAN, Phone2Action, and volunteer CRMs a plus but not a must.
• Commitment to community care.
• Commitment to self and community accountability.
• Collaborative spirit.
• Willingness to engage in challenging and rewarding work.
• Willingness to occasionally work outside regular office hours between and on some weekends when many people are home.
• Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision, while communicating effectively and collaboratively with a remote team.
• Ability to travel occasionally throughout the state.

How to Apply
WREN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity),
national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, or military service.

Deadline for applications is January 5, 2023. Please email cover letter, resume, three references, and any accommodations requests to jobs@scwren.org, with “Regional
Coordinator” in the subject line. Only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls, please

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