Montana Nonprofit Association (MNA)

Field Manager

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Planned Parenthood of Montana
Great Falls, Montana, United States (on-site)
19 days ago


Planned Parenthood of Montana is recruiting for a Field Manager!!  Under the general supervision and direction of the Director of External Affairs, the Field Manager is responsible for managing the statewide field program and doing direct community engagement in Cascade County and surrounding areas in support of Planned Parenthood’s mission and the missions of our affiliate organizations, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Montana and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Montana PAC. 

What you’ll be doing:

Advocating for Reproductive Health Care

Guiding the development of advocacy, voter contact and field programs primarily in the Great Falls and Helena service areas, and collaborating with the Director of External Affairs and PPMT staff on goal setting to accomplish PPMT’s strategic vision. Building capacity, relationships and partnerships to effectively advance state and federal policy initiatives. Responsible for recruiting and supporting activists in and around Great Falls, Helena, Missoula, Cascade County, Lewis & Clark County and Missoula County - including rural and reservation areas. 

Building Community

Serving as a credible source of local political and public policy knowledge and information. Developing, growing, and maintaining influential relationships with supporters, coalition partners, community organizations, business organizations, the general public, the voting public and other affiliate and PPMT staff. Managing existing activist base by initiating frequent and regular communication with activists via phone, in person and e-organizing efforts.

 Developing Leaders

Achieving robust recruitment goals to create and grow an active supporter and volunteer base. Generating new activists and volunteers through organizing, outreach and special events efforts. Training volunteers and interns on Planned Parenthood policies, priority issues, strategies, tactics, and state-specific political processes. 

Attending meetings and trainings as required. Working evenings and weekends as needed within a 40 hour a week schedule. 

Supervisory Responsibilities: Directs the activities of interns and volunteers as needed.


About you:

The successful candidate for this role will have the following qualifications and attributes: 

  • 3+ years’ experience in organizing/advocacy work, related lived or volunteer experience. Good depth of knowledge of the craft of organizing and the legislative and political system, and demonstrated ability to deliver on program objectives and/or motivate groups of people to take action.
  • Ability to complete door-to-door canvassing, as well as ability to engage in crowd canvassing, tabling, and visibility for as many as 6 hours at a time.
  • Able to effectively inspire and mobilize people who are committed to sexual and reproductive health and fundamental human rights, defending and increasing access to family planning services and sexuality education, and ensuring that access to reproductive health care including abortion remain secure and protected.
  • Demonstrated capacity for strategic thinking to identify and develop good organizing strategies appropriate to the accomplishment of organizing goals.
  • Possess personal initiative, is self-motivated, and is able to successfully manage multiple tasks, work under pressure and produce quality within tight time constraints.
  • Strong motivational skills, work ethic, and desire to mobilize residents to be more actively involved and engaged in order to achieve progressive political victories on the local, state and national level. 
  • Must have access to reliable transportation.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Computer proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, experience with VAN, e-organizing and social networking, and managing social media platforms. Ability to utilize these programs to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in an office setting.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to accuracy and detail is essential.
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities, effectively prioritizing individual and organizational work/inquiries.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work under pressure, and work under general supervision.
  • High integrity with excellent communication skills, verbal and written to be able to communicate a public affairs agenda to the voting public as well as the general public.
  • Skilled at working independently as well as within a team, able to collaborate across organizations and amongst departments, exhibits a solid understanding of strategic priorities.
  • Ability to work well with others in a positive, respectful and professional manner.

What’s in it for you: 

  • Salary: $6,000 / month
  • Stipend: $1,200/month *stipend can be used to purchase health insurance, invest in a retirement account, or used for other expenses.
  • Travel expenses will be covered, and paid holidays will be observed in accordance with Planned Parenthood of Montana’s holiday schedule.

 This position is full-time, temporary.  Preferred location is Great Falls.  May live in Helena or Missoula with the ability to travel to Great Falls often.

Position is open until filled.  First review of applications will be November 27, 2023.  Planned Parenthood of Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 71454556
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Great Falls, Montana, United States
    Montana, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Planned Parenthood of Montana
  • Position Title: Field Manager
  • Area of Focus: Advocacy/Public Policy
  • Job Function: Activism/Organizing/Community Development
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: 1-2 Years
  • Min Education: None
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 25-50%
  • Salary: $72,000.00 - $72,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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