MTA Senate District Coordinators for Legislative and Political Action Teams
Senate District Coordinators for Legislative and Political Action Teams
The MTA is currently seeking qualified candidates to work as Senate District Coordinators for our new Legislative and Political Action Teams. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a letter of application and resume to MTA Human Resources.
TITLE: LPAT Senate District Coordinator
DESIGNATION: Non-unit position
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY: Senate District Coordinators will coordinate the activities of the Legislative Political Action Teams (LPAT) and are responsible for organizing MTA members as well as the development and execution of the local and regional LPAT plans.
REPORTS TO: MTA Grassroots Campaign Manager
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Organizes and recruits members and develops senate district Legislative Political Action Teams (LPAT) in coordination with MTA’s statewide LPAT plan.
- Monitors, coaches and assists LPAT members to achieve LPAT goals.
- Coordinates ongoing training programs.
- Educate, organize and recruit members for local LPAT teams, utilizing resources such as the Voter Activation Network (VAN).
- Build, update and maintain a list of members interested in legislative and political action.
- Maintain ongoing recruitment efforts to ensure at least 25 members in the LPAT are available to lobby assigned elected officials.
- Communicate regularly with LPAT members.
- Convene a minimum of six LPAT member meetings per state senate district per year.
- Initiate contact with state senators and representatives.
- Collaborate with LPAT members to develop a political action strategy and plan for local state senate districts.
- Provide ongoing feedback to the Grassroots Campaign Manager (GCM).
- Participate in conference calls and maintain weekly contact with GCM.
- Identify and resolve any issues which arise with LPAT team effectiveness and development.
- Facilitate two-way communication between MTA members and MTA lobbyists.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND REQUIREMENTS
- MTA member.
- Proven effectiveness in political and legislative action.
- Experience with organizing and recruitment.
- Familiarity with the MTA.
- Excellent small and large group presentation and public speaking skills.
- Excellent verbal and written skills.
- Ability to access and to use computers for MTA applications.
- Willingness to travel and work nights and weekends.
SALARY: $5,000 per annum.
To apply for this opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume to:
MTA Human Resources
20 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108
The MTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value our diverse workforce and welcome applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.