Organizing for America
Organizing for America Interview Questions & Reviews
Getting an Interview
Field Organizer Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Organizing for America.
Interview Details – I has been working as a volunteer for 7 months when I was recommended by the Regional Field Director for a staff position. Later, I spoke with the State Field Director about the work I had already been doing on the campaign. Submitted resume to Field Director. Hired shortly thereafter, but it was late in the campaign season at that point (September).
Interview Question – Questions were straightforward inquiries about the work I had already been doing as a volunteer (volunteer recruitment, event organizing, votebuilder knowledge). Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Pay brackets are fixed, no negotiations.
Early Vote Organizer Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Organizing for America in September 2012.
Interview Details – I was a volunteer with the campaign before I got hired. I was recommended got the position by a staff member. I submitted my résumé to Field Organizer who asked me a few questions about my campaign experience & then sent me out to shadow a OFA fellow. I was contacted a few weeks later by the Regional Field Director who offered me the position.
Negotiation Details – I was offered the position, told how many hours if be expected to work & told me how much I'd be paid.