Texas Blue Pages

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If you are a progressive employer, you’ve been frustrated by the limited availability of workers for campaigns and nonprofit work, even outside of Texas.

If you are a progressive job seeker, you know how difficult it is to fill income gaps between campaigns and jobs.The Texas Blue Pages is a free network connecting professionals in the fields of progressive politics and and advocacy to jobs and career resources. If you would like to post a job to our list, or to contact us, email: bluepages@burntorangereport.com

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Jobs Lists

Whether you’re looking for a job in Texas or elsewhere, these are leading lists of employment opportunities in government, campaigns, non-profits, associations, and the private sector.

Texas Blue Pages List:
Jobs with particular appeal to progressives in Texas, powered by Christine’s List

Texas Listings

Christine’s List:  Jobs in public affairs, politics, and communications

Government Jobs in Texas:  Federal, state, county, and city jobs in Texas

Greenlights:  Non-profit jobs throughout Central Texas

Texas House of Representatives:  Jobs in the state house with members and departments

Texas Job Market:  Aggregated postings and career advice for jobs in Texas

Texas Non Profits:  Non-profit job listings throughout Texas

Union Jobs Texas:  Labor jobs across Texas

Work in Texas:  Comprehensive list maintained by Texas Workforce Commission

National Listings

ASAE:  Compendium of jobs in associations

Brad Traverse:  Comprehensive job listings in Washington DC

Democratic Gain:  Jobs with progressive and Democratic political organizations

EMILY’s List:  Jobs electing pro-choice Democratic women

Grassroots Solutions:  Field and organizing jobs across the country

HillZoo:  Jobs in Washington DC

Idealist:  Wide array of job listings

JobsthatareLEFT:  A GoogleGroup featuring a broad array of jobs with a lefty bent

Opportunity 501:  Jobs in the non-profit sector

Political Job Hunt:  Job bank published by PoliticalWire.com

Political Jobs:  Jobs in politics, public affairs and governments worldwide

Power Jobs by Politico:  Job listing service run by Politico

Public Affairs Council:  Public affairs jobs at corporations, associations, and advocacy groups

Public Relations Society of America:  Jobs in public relations, communications and marketing

Roll Call Jobs:  Jobs section of Capitol Hill news source

The Chronicle of Philanthropy:  Jobs in the non-profit sector

The Hill:  Jobs section of congressional daily newspaper

Tom Manatos Jobs:  A top jobs list in Washington DC

Work for Congress:  Jobs in Congress and on campaigns

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Professional Resources

Make yourself the strongest candidate possible with these comprehensive resources.

Annie’s List:  Campaign school provides comprehensive trainings for recent college graduates during election years; trainees are placed on campaigns with endorsed candidates.

Democratic Gain:  This is a career page for people working in progressive politics. Need help writing a resume? Questions about expanding your network and sharpening your skills? It’s all here.

New Organizing Institute:   NOI trains organizers to build and manage effective community organizations and cutting-edge digital campaigns, and focus on data-driven decision making.

Q&A coming soon! Submit job questions to bluepages@burntorangereport.com or ask your question anonymously here.

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Other Helpful Links

Connect with other professionals in your industry, look for internships, reach out to political vendors.

American Association of Political Consultants:  National non-partisan professional organization

BOR Vendor Page:  Progressive campaign vendors in Texas and nationally

Capitol Crowd:  Figure out who’s worked where in the Pink Dome

LAITS Internship Center:  The Department of Government’s internship connection center

Texas Young Professionals:  Networking opportunities and events in Texas

About Texas Blue Pages

Texas Blue Pages was created to offer a free, online clearinghouse of job and career resources for Texas progressive professionals, in the hope that a strong network will enable more good people to stay in Texas where they are sorely needed. Texas Blue Pages offers job listings, career links, and resources for trainings, advice, networks and best practices.Got a suggestion? Texas Blue Pages is for you. Help us make it better: bluepages@burntorangereport.com

Texas Blue Pages is published by Ed Espinoza, Katherine Haenschen, and Christine Garrison of Christine’s List.

Contact Texas Blue Pages: bluepages@burntorangereport.com

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