Undergraduate Partnerships 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 an Undergraduate Partnerships Coordinator. Responsibilities will include:

  • Build on and maintain a Voter Engagement Council (VEC) of undergraduate organizations dedicated to increasing civic engagement 
  • Maintain partnerships with undergraduate college houses and other Penn offices
  • Present “Voting 101” presentations at undergraduate organization GBMs and other events targeting undergraduates 
  • Develop a plan to increase outreach to undergraduates beyond undergraduate organizations
  • Plan collaborative events with undergraduate organizations 
  • Share civic engagement and voting materials with undergraduate partners through email, messaging, tabling, and outreach efforts 
  • Represent PLTV at undergraduate events 
  • Assisting with other duties as they arise within the organization, such as staffing tables 

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 
  • Free for mandatory weekly team meetings once a week (7pm on Wednesdays)
  • First or second year student preferred 

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

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.

Diversity and Inclusion 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 Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator. Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and implementing a strategy for PLTV to increase civic engagement in historically underrepresented and disenfranchised communities on campus 
  • Strengthening relationships with cultural organizations on campus, including 6B and G12
  • Collaborating and hosting events with cultural student groups on campus 
  • Exploring opportunities for additional partnership development and organizational collaboration across campus and Philadelphia
  • Analyzing Penn demographic voting data to inform PLTV’s engagement strategy
  • Assisting with other duties as they arise within the organization 
  • Collaborating with the Undergraduate and Graduate Partnerships Coordinators 

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 in organizing communities of color / underrepresented communities, or prior leadership engagement in those spaces is a plus

If interested, please send the following in one email: your resume, a cover letter highlighting how you would engage with underrepresented communities in this role to hfeinman@sas.upenn.edu and evagonz@sas.upenn.edu. This is a paid position, work-study preferred.