New Orleans’ Mid-City Neighborhood Organization is hiring a part-time independent contractor to provide administrative assistance for about 20 hours per month. This is a great opportunity for those interested in city planning, social media, Internet content creation, and neighborhood building to get hands-on experience working with one of the hottest neighborhoods in New Orleans.
Specifically, this position would concentrate on increasing voter turnout in Mid-City and develop measurable goals over the course of employment. Qualified candidates will be highly motivated, organized, detail-oriented, personable, computer proficient, willing to pitch in where needed, and able to work individually and as a member of a team. Projects may include legislative advocacy, community organizing, candidate forums, communications, voter registration, voter engagement, and fundraising. This position will also lend support in general organizational needs.
Duties will include:
utilizing online and in-person resources to gather information about registered voters in the neighborhood;
Assistance with administrative, organizing, communications, fundraising, and other special tasks
performing member outreach including writing Facebook posts, creating website content, drafting monthly newsletters, and general E-mail correspondence;
staffing and assisting at fundraisers, mixers and both general and board meetings;
Experience with political campaigns, legislative advocacy, nonprofits, communications, or voter registration is a plus
Ideal candidates will have great organizational, research and communication skills and be adept using Mail Chimp, and Word Press. Some knowledge of zoning issues is necessary. Hourly pay will depend on experience and qualifications. Candidates should take into account that the board members for the Mid-City Neighborhood Organization is comprised of busy professional volunteers who donate their time and resources to the neighborhood.
This position will be supporting grassroots projects pertaining to pre-registration, early voting, voter registration drives, etc.
To apply please submit a brief cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least one reference to the board at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, deadline for application is December 31, 2016.
The Mid-City Neighborhood Organization is an Equal Employment Opportunity organization and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates.