Coalitions Organizer

Mandela Barnes for Wisconsin is hiring a Coalitions Organizer to join our Coalitions team. This is a great opportunity to join a top-tier senate race and work for one of the most exciting candidates this cycle. This is a full-time, paid position based in Madison, WI. This position will report to the Coalitions Director. 

The Coalitions Organizer will be integral in building coalitions across the state, managing relationships, and planning events. This program is building a state-wide, grassroots, network of Wisconsinites to gain momentum ahead of November. 

The position is full-time and based in Madison, Wisconsin. This position is eligible to be part of the CWG bargaining unit.


  • Work with volunteers to build and maintain specific coalitions across the state
  • Brainstorm and plan creative events 
  • Manage and implement relational organizing programs


  • Strong relationship building skills 
  • Interest in non-traditional organizing tactics  
  • Ability to quickly scale programming, with a demonstrated history of leadership
  • Familiarity with the political landscape and at least one year of work experience, including fellowships and internships in political, government, non-profit, agency, or start-up workplaces 
  • Experience and passion for working with volunteers
  • Ability to balance competing priorities and strong organizational skills
  • Impeccable time management, situational awareness, and ability to handle stressful situations with grace 
  • Willingness to learn, share, and collaborate across the team and campaign
  • Additional consideration will be given to candidates with Wisconsin ties
  • A commitment to equity, inclusivity, diversity, and progressive values.


  • Salary: $4,500/month
  • Benefits: Full employer paid health, dental, and vision. Employees accrue two days of vacation time per month

To Apply

Send resume, cover letter, and references to with the subject line “MB4W Coalitions Organizer: First Last” Qualified people of all races, ethnicities, ages, sex, genders, sexual orientations, national origins, gender identities, marital status, religions, veterans statuses, and disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. As an equal opportunity workplace, The Mandela Barnes for Wisconsin campaign is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.