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