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Office and Project Manager

Alaskans For Better Elections
Alaskans For Better Elections
Alaska, USA
45,000 – 60,000 USD per year
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The Alaskans for Better Elections, Inc. seek a Project Manager to handle a variety of tasks in order to ensure that all interactions between the organization and others are positive and productive. Focus will be assisting in work that helps ABE focus on its three priorities for 2021 & 2022: (1) implementation, (2) defense, (3) and education of Alaska voters on the policies passed in 2020 in Ballot Measure 2. The Employee will work with the current team of consultants and in-state partners, reporting to the Executive Director, and working towards the goals outlined below. This is a full-time job with flexibility in work schedule and an expectation that the Employee will maintain a reasonable work-life balance. Job Scope This list will develop and grow. We would like to have this position develop to the goals and growth of the individual. Under minimal supervision, this role will provide strategic and administrative support to the ABE team to support optimal use of time and resources to achieve all short and long term goals. Maintaining organizational systems including routine internal meetings, team calendar, google drive, and trackers. . Developing/managing meeting agendas and occasionally facilitating team meetings. Relaying meeting actions, notes, and next steps. - Tracking state and organization-specific deadlines, legislative schedules, etc. - Maintaining notes, materials, and deadlines for financial reports, and internal reporting. - Leading the tracking and reporting of activities, results and outcomes from Organization work. - Working with project teams, sponsors and partners/stakeholders to develop detailed project management plans. - Solidifying logistics on all events, meetings, and actions of the organization. - Monitor and produce content for assist ABE social media accounts - Monitoring media and keeping a running record of news clippings, headlines, etc. in the Team’s Media Dashboard. - Other duties can include scheduling, booking travel, handling public correspondence, proofreading, preparing for Board meetings, and other duties as assigned - Developing personal networks and awareness of AK political landscape, making time for weekly meetings and outreach. Education, Skills & Qualifications: - Ability to work independently to ensure effective followup, coordination, implementation, execution, control, and completion of organizational and strategy projects. - A Bachelor's degree or higher; and one (1) or more years of professional experience in project management, which includes experience managing or coordinating complex projects involving staff and stakeholders. OR - Three (3) or more years of professional experience in project management, which includes experience managing complex projects involving multiple staff and stakeholders. Experience and knowledge in the following: - Knowledge of project management techniques and tools. - Working with diverse staff to accomplish projects. - Interacting with others in a positive manner and maintaining good working relationships among diverse partners and customers. - Clear, concise, and effective communicator when writing to and speaking with colleagues and external stakeholders. - Google Docs and all applicable Google-based Applications, MS Word or other word processing software to create, format, and edit tables, columns, and charts; import data and sort table data; insert and format sections and create headers and footers. - Google Slides, MS Excel or MS Project to develop and share project plans, task lists, charts, and project tracking systems. - MS PowerPoint or other presentation software to create, format, edit, and run slide shows. - Gmail or other email/calendar software to compose, send, and respond to e-mail and to coordinate schedules and schedule meetings. Collaborators: Employee will work with the existing team for strategic direction and assignment of weekly tasks - local team members include: Jason Grenn (Executive Director), Scott Kendall (General Counsel), Rachel Kallander (Consultant), Paula DeLaiarro (Treasurer), Accounting team. National team includes funding organizations and other national reform organizations including Unite America, RepresentUs, FairVote, and more. ________ The estimated salary for this role is $45k-$60k, and will be commensurate with experience; Alaskans for Better Elections does not offer health benefits, but does have a number of flexible work benefits. To apply, please send a cover letter & resume to: ________ Alaska made history in 2020 by becoming the second state to adopt ranked choice voting in general elections for state and federal offices and the first state to combine a Top-4 nonpartisan primary with RCV. Unlike many ballot measures passed in 2020 across the nation, Ballot Measure 2 and the policies passed necessitated continued growth and work from the supporters. Following this monumental success in 2020, the Alaskans for Better Elections sought to create a 501c3 and 501c4 organization focussed on Implementation, Defense, and Education of what was passed by the will of the voters of Alaska.