Elections Coordinator - Outreach Team

Time commitment: Minimum 3-5 hours/week volunteer commitment, in addition to active learning club (details below).



Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining a vigilant oversight on the latest developments regarding Canadian Politics, such as, but not limited to, federal elections.

  • Researching & writing political content as it pertains to a variety of SUTE’s initiatives (blog posts, new resources, report summaries, etc.)

  • Proactive managing of public facing relations through upkeep of email inboxes, website contact forms, social media DM’s, tags, and comments.

  • Fostering relationships with the organization’s audience and partner organizations through political content creation and engagement.

  • Attending the Active Learning Club (ALC), which is a monthly meeting (mandatory for all members of Shake Up The Establishment) where we continue one’s on-going education on climate and social justice issues in our society, to consistently decolonize our activism and strive to practice better allyship. The structure of the ALC is 2 hours of individual reading/viewing material per month, with a meeting to discuss the material.



Qualifications:

  • Attention to detail, leadership and organization skills.

  • Self-motivated, able to learn new systems and create opportunities with own initiative.

  • Works well independently and is comfortable with working with a team in an online setting (Slack, Google docs).

  • Previous experience with social media management, community organizing, and/or political engagement is highly valued.

  • Bilingual ability with French and English is considered an asset.



In an effort to ensure that SUTE is composed of diverse perspectives and experiences, we are currently putting a preference towards applications from Black folx, Indigenous folx, and people of colour.