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HARRIS COUNTY Voter Outreach Coordinator in Houston, Texas

Position Description

The Voter Outreach Coordinator will build and maintain relationships with various community groups and organizations to deliver the Elections Administration’s vision within the local community through outreach programs, organizing events, coordinating volunteers, assisting with writing and releasing public materials, and developing public relations strategies that will promote the organizations mission.


  • Attend and present to overall outreach request from various communities with an emphasis on the African American community i.e. civic clubs, churches, organizations, senior living facilities, chambers, schools, colleges, political groups, etc.
  • Plan and conduct community meetings to convey information on elections and voter registration information
  • Support activities related to the distribution of election information in the community via digital advertising, radio, and newspaper print media
  • Assist in distribution and preparation of voter outreach materials, including official documents, presentations, and other items
  • Perform other necessary responsibilities associated with the conduct of community outreach in the Elections Administrator’s Office
  • Distribution of educational voting materials in specific communities regarding the information needed to register to vote and access the voting process
  • Coordinate the interdepartmental outreach goals across departments


  • Serve as a media spokesperson for the Elections Administrators office
  • Assist with distribution of press releases and external memos
  • Assist with daily workflow of Elections Administration’s voter outreach office and communications including calls and in person visits
  • Respond to constituent questions and concerns
  • Build and maintain a list of contact information for key external contacts

Harris County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree *and *one (1) year of community organizing or relations experience


  • Associates degree *and *three (3) years of community organizing or relations experience


  • High School or GED equivalency *and *five (5) years of community organizing or relations experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Ability to work well on a team to accomplish goals
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with clear deadlines
  • Ability and willingness to work with a diverse range of groups, including all communities, ethnicities, religions, and cultural and social groups/backgrounds

NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation but* ONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration. "See Resume"* will not be accepted for qualifications. General Information


  • Full-time position
  • Hours typically Monday through Friday | 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Overtime hours are required
  • Weekends and evenings as necessary

PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copiers, filing cabinets. During election cycles, this job requires day to day attendance of events, meetings, outre0ach efforts around Harris County, which requires physical travel. Physical demands include traveling with outreach packets, demo voting equipment, and other necessary materials.

Employment is contingent upon passing a background check and drug screen.

Due to a high volume of applications positions may close prior to the advertised closing date or at the discretion of the Hiring Department.

Salary: $20.50 - $35.00 Hourly

Location: Houston, TX

Job Type: Regular Full-time

Department: Harris County Office of Elections Administrator

Job Number: 05890

Max Number of Applicants: 250

Closing: 2/28/2021 11:59 PM Central

Agency: Harris County

Address: 1310 Prairie Street, Ste. 240 Houston, Texas, 77002