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Project Coordinator

About LWVUS 

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, has fought for 100 years to improve American systems of government and impact public policies through education, advocacy, and litigation. The enduring vitality and resonance of the League as a trusted force for change and good government comes from its unique decentralized structure: a national organization with strong partnerships at the grassroots level with more than 760 state and local Leagues across the country including the District of Columbia. At the national level, League activities are coordinated and staffed by two distinct but complementary organizations: The League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS) and the League of Women Voters Education Fund (LWVEF). 

Position Summary 

To serve as a project coordinator in the Mission Impact Department, to support the League of Women Voters’ online voter education strategy, with an emphasis on providing key constituencies, such as young people, communities of color, and women, with the information and tools they need to successfully navigate the U.S. electoral process and reduce the representational bias that currently exists in the system. This position specifically focuses on supporting the website and reports to the VOTE411 Manager. 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Familiarity with political campaigns, voting rights, voter registration, voter engagement, and election reform a plus.  

  • Manage GIS dataset that is foundational to effectively delivering the VOTE411 services including identifying GIS resources posted by state and local governments, manipulating GIS files to correct errors or insure proper loading into VOTE411, loading GIS files to VOTE411, and testing the results of the file load.  

  • Provide direct support to state and local Leagues, candidates, corporate sponsors, and official partners via training and technical support. 

  • Take initiative to build strong, trusted, and authentic relationships with League leaders and partner organizations and assist with candidate outreach 

  • Work with League affiliates to build out education programs and maintain regular communications with Leagues on progress-to-goals and ensure there is a state to national feedback loop of timely information. 

  • Identify and prioritize system updates across all system components.  Maintain a product backlog for future enhancements. 

  • Produces status report as required to keep staff and Board of Directors informed of progress and activities in the department. 

  • Some travel required – temporarily on hold 

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills 

  • B.A. degree required. 

  • 2-3 years’ experience in project implementation. 

  • Familiarity with voting rights, election reform, and voter engagement a plus.  

  • Ability to use Microsoft office and various social media platforms experience is required. 

  • Familiarity with Salsa, Salesforce, and NGP VAN a plus. 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong attention to detail, and excellent people skills. 

  • Demonstrated ability to organize and train staff or volunteers.  

  • Customer service oriented and ability to work as a member of a team in a fast-paced environment. 

  • Ability to engage with diverse communities in an authentic way. 

Salary and Benefits 

The annual salary for this position is $55,000. We have a generous benefits package that includes 95 percent employer-sponsored health insurance, dental and vision insurance, paid holidays, vacation days, sick days, pre-tax transit benefits, and the opportunity to contribute to a 401(k) plan. 

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

The League of Women Voters is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace based on equal opportunity. The League is committed to hiring staff that reflects this country's full range of racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic identity; a workplace where true diversity is fostered, and different perspectives are valued and freely exchanged. We actively seek and encourage women, minorities, persons with disabilities, immigrants, including DACA recipients and individuals from traditionally underrepresented communities to apply.    

ADA Specifications 

This position is primarily sedentary and is performed in an office setting. The physical demands of this position are limited to the ability to use a computer, telephone, and standard office equipment, lift up to 25 lbs., bend, stoop, and carry materials used in organizing activities. Routine travel within the United States may be necessary. 

How to Apply 

To apply for this position, please send resume and cover letter to:  [email protected]  with “Project Coordinator ” in subject line. Candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. If you have questions about this position, please direct them to the same email. No phone calls please.