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★ # 1. Correction:CANCELLED - NO MEETING RE: ***TUES DEC 18 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM "Monthly SD County Central Committee Meeting" ★ # 2. JOB [CaliforniaDFA] JOB - Training Deputy at Democracy for America

From: Carol C.
Sent on: Monday, December 17, 2012 12:37 PM

★ # 1. CORRECTION:

From: Durfee Jesse  Sent: Mon Dec 17 08:07:02 PST 2012
Subject: Re:  No - December Central Committee meeting You're correct, there is no meeting this month.

 

CANCELLED - NO MEETING- RE: ***TUES DEC 18 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM "Monthly SD County Central Committee Meeting" Contact: (858)[masked] Email: i[address removed] Website: www.sddemocrats.org

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★ # 2. [CaliforniaDFA] JOB - Training Deputy at Democracy for America [CaliforniaDFA] JOB
Date: December 9,[masked]:30:20 AM PST
To: [address removed]
Reply-To: [address removed]

Training Deputy
Democracy for America is hiring for a dynamic, organized, and politically savvy Training Deputy. The Training Deputy is responsible for a wide range of training programs designed to develop the skills of aspiring candidates and activists. The Training Deputy is a member of a highly motivated team of DFA leaders, responsible for the strategic direction of the organization overall.

The Training Deputy reports to the Political Director.

 

What You’ll Do:

Create, improve, and maintain DFA training materials and curricula.

Manage, evaluate, and solicit feedback from a pool of trainers who are experienced political professionals and experts in their fields. You’ll call on them to help our prospective candidates improve their campaign skills.

Execute training events all over the country. You’re responsible for the logistics and curriculum of each event

Work with DFA Regional Organizers and DFA activists around country to select the right attendees for the right trainings.

Work with DFA’s Political Director to provide trainings to priority campaigns around the country.

Work with DFA’s Executive Director to assist him scouting out and evaluating candidates.

The ED will attend trainings as part of DFA's vetting process.

Work with coalition partners, where appropriate, to reach a wider audience.

 

Who You Are:

• Passionately progressive, driven to change politics for the better.

• A fierce believer that skills build power. You have enough experience in training people yourself that you identify quality (and not-so-quality) training when you see it.

• An evaluator and improver, you see possibilities within problems and you implement necessary changes.

• Extremely motivated by goals, proven to produce excellent results and exceed expectations.

• Effective at planning, prioritizing, and time management. The Training Deputy will be organizing numerous events all over the country at any given time. Each requires attention to detail.

• Flexible, dynamic, and solution-oriented. The unexpected doesn't faze you; you make it work, or you move on to what will work.

• Experienced at managing vendors/consultants. Our trainers are veteran campaigners and consultants, but they work for you.

• Team Player, you enthusiastically pitch in to help out a colleague.

• Politically savvy with a good sense of humor.

• Excited to do whatever it takes – work long hours and weekends as needed.

• An experienced and enthusiastic traveler.

 

★ Democracy for America is located in Burlington, VT, and we’ll consider telecommuting for the right candidate. Salary starts at $55,000 and is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance; paid vacation, holidays and sick days; employer contribution to a retirement plan; a fun and dynamic work environment and the chance to make real change happen.

★ To apply please email a resume and cover letter to [address removed] . with the subject line “Training Deputy -YOUR NAME”. Position begins immediately and applications will be accepted until this position is filled. In your cover letter, please let us know how you learned of this position.



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