Digital Coordinator (2021-22)

Penn Leads The Vote, Penn’s nonpartisan, student-led voter engagement and education organization housed in the Netter Center in partnership with the Office of Government and Community Affairs, seeks a qualified candidate to join the PLTV team as Digital Coordinator

Responsibilities will include:

  • Creating copy and posting content on Penn Leads the Vote social media channels (graphics will be handled by designer)
  • Managing all aspects of social media (posting and reposting, responding to dms, updating linktree, etc).
  • Drafting and sending PLTV listserv emails 
  • Working with Designer and leadership to maintain and update digital brand 
  • Updating the PLTV website (vote.upenn.edu) with new events, deadlines, information, etc. (no coding required)
  • Managing Social Media and Content Creation Fellows alongside the Designer 
  • Assisting with other duties as they arise within the organization, such as staffing tables 

We are looking for someone who possesses the following:

  • Demonstrated interest in voter and civic engagement
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, team, and organizational skills
  • Ability to complete high priority tasks on a tight deadline
  • Robust problem solving skills and outside-the-box thinking 
  • Experience managing social media accounts is a plus
  • Experience with MailChimp, MyEmma, or similar email service is a plus
  • Available for mandatory weekly team meetings once a week 

If interested, please send the following in one email: your resume and a cover letter highlighting how you would contribute to PLTV’s goals and your relevant experience to hfeinman@sas.upenn.edu and evagonz@sas.upenn.edu. This is a paid position, work-study preferred.

Research Coordinator (2021-22)

Penn Leads The Vote, Penn’s nonpartisan, student-led voter engagement and education organization housed in the Netter Center in partnership with the Office of Government and Community Affairs, seeks a qualified candidate to assist as Research Coordinator. 

As a Research Coordinator, responsibilities would include:

  • Conduct research around voting habits and policies throughout the country
  • Create and test strategies to improve Penn Leads the Vote’s efforts such as message frames, communication styles, design recommendations, and more
  • Communicate with external organizations conducting surveys around student voting and conducting research on effective engagement
  • Lead a team of student volunteers conducting their own research
  • Work with Analytics Coordinator to support their work when needed 
  • Present findings to rest of the team and other stakeholders in a digestible manner

We are looking for someone who possesses the following:

  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to write and present clear, concise reports based on data research
  • Demonstrated research and analytical skills, and ability to work well on a team
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work independently in a fast-paced environment, including presentations and research summaries
  • Commitment to PLTV’s mission and a self-starter attitude to take initiative on projects and research
  • Experience with datasets and analysis (R, Python, Stata, SPSS, Excel) is a plus
  • Experience conducting surveys is a plus
  • Free for mandatory weekly team meetings once a week 

If interested, please send the following in one email: your resume, and a cover letter that includes descriptions of three projects or research topics you would like to develop with PLTV that do not already exist to evagonz@sas.upenn.edu and hfeinman@sas.upenn.edu. This is a paid position, work-study preferred.

Analytics Coordinator (2021-22)

Penn Leads The Vote, Penn’s nonpartisan, student-led voter engagement and education organization housed in the Netter Center in partnership with the Office of Government and Community Affairs, seeks a qualified candidate to assist as Analytics Coordinator

As Analytics Coordinator, responsibilities would include:

  • Compile and analyze data pertaining to PLTV’s mission and voting trends locally, state-wide, and nationally
  • Develop summary reports and data analysis on campus and community voting trends in Philadelphia
  • Track weekly PLTV impact and share these findings at weekly team meetings 
  • Work with Research Coordinator to support their work when needed 
  • Present findings to rest of the team and other stakeholders in a digestible manner

We are looking for someone who possesses the following:

  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to write and present clear, concise reports based on data research
  • Demonstrated research and analytical skills, and ability to work well on a team
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work independently in a fast-paced environment, including presentations and research summaries
  • Commitment to PLTV’s mission and a self-starter attitude to take initiative on projects and research
  • Experience with datasets and analysis (R, Python, Stata, SPSS, Excel)
  • Free for mandatory weekly team meetings once a week 

If interested, please send the following in one email: your resume, a cover letter, and an example of previous analytical work (if applicable) to evagonz@sas.upenn.edu and hfeinman@sas.upenn.edu. This is a paid position, work-study preferred.

Field Organizer (2021-22)

Penn Leads The Vote, Penn’s nonpartisan, student-led voter engagement and education organization housed in the Netter Center in partnership with the Office of Government and Community Affairs, seeks a qualified candidate to join the PLTV team as Field Organizer. Responsibilities will include:

  • Proactively recruiting volunteers through email, messaging, tabling, and outreach efforts
  • Developing training guides and powerpoint presentations for volunteer trainings 
  • Thinking creatively about ways to maintain volunteer engagement 
  • Managing and expanding the PLTV Fellows program 
  • Collaborating with the Event Coordinator during the planning and implementation of PLTV events 
  • Coordinating with community partners in West Philadelphia to provide volunteering opportunities 
  • Efficiently managing volunteer tracking, scheduling, and records keeping for PLTV events 
  • Coordinating volunteers during events and other volunteer opportunities

We are looking for someone who possesses the following:

  • Strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365
  • Demonstrated interest in voter and civic engagement
  • Ability to complete high-priority tasks on a tight deadline
  • Robust problem-solving skills and outside-the-box thinking 
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and voting rights 
  • Free for mandatory weekly team meetings once a week 
  • Experience managing and supervising large groups of people is a plus
  • Experience in organizing events and coordinating volunteers is a plus 

If interested, please send the following in one email: your resume and a cover letter highlighting how you would successfully recruit volunteers and keep them engaged to hfeinman@sas.upenn.edu and evagonz@sas.upenn.edu. This is a paid position, work-study preferred.

Designer (2021-22)

Penn Leads The Vote, Penn’s nonpartisan, student-led voter engagement and education organization housed in the Netter Center in partnership with the Office of Government and Community Affairs, seeks a qualified candidate to join the PLTV team as Designer. Responsibilities will include:

  • Designing and distributing inform grational graphics, swag, posters and promotional materials for PLTV
  • Creating design content to post regularly on PLTV social media and provide to partner organizations
  • Collaborating with the Social Media Coordinator to post on PLTV social media 
  • Advising website design (no coding required)
  • Assisting with other duties as they arise within the organization, such as staffing tables 

We are looking for someone who possesses the following:

  • Experience designing graphics, posters, and flyers using Adobe Photoshop or comparable interface 
  • Demonstrated interest in voter and civic engagement
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, team, and organizational skills
  • Ability to complete high priority tasks on a tight deadline
  • Robust problem solving skills and outside-the-box thinking 
  • Experience in web design is a plus
  • Experience managing social media accounts is a plus
  • Free for mandatory weekly team meetings once a week 

If interested, please send the following in one email: your resume, a cover letter highlighting how you would contribute to PLTV’s goals, and at least two previous design samples to hfeinman@sas.upenn.edu and evagonz@sas.upenn.edu. This is a paid position, work-study preferred.

Events Coordinator (2021-22)

Events Coordinator

Penn Leads The Vote, Penn’s nonpartisan, student-led voter engagement and education organization housed in the Netter Center in partnership with the Office of Government and Community Affairs, seeks a qualified candidate to assist as Events Coordinator

As Events Coordinator, responsibilities would include:

  • Planning for all PLTV events including tabling, events with partner organizations, and larger events for registration and election day
  • Coordinating all logistics for events such as space and table reservations and acquiring materials 
  • Working with Field Organizer in gathering and managing volunteers for events 
  • Manage communication with other organizations for event partnerships
  • Assist with other duties as they arise within the organization 

 

We are looking for someone who possesses the following:

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Strong writing skills and comfortable presenting to large groups
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to triage crises and coordinate many moving parts at once 
  • Commitment to PLTV’s mission and a self-starter attitude to take initiative
  • Experience with event planning and logistical coordination is a plus
  • Free for mandatory weekly team meeting

Students in the Class of 2024 or 2025 strongly encouraged to apply. 

If interested, please send the following in one email: your resume and a cover letter to evagonz@sas.upenn.edu and hfeinman@sas.upenn.edu. This is a paid position, work-study preferred.