Regional Deputy Political Director

Job Title
Regional Deputy Political Director

Location:
Washington, D.C.

Purpose:
The Regional Deputy Political Director is responsible for management of Political activities on DAGA’s electoral campaigns. The Director works closely with the National Political Director and is responsible for coordinating with DAGA’s leadership at the state and national level.

The Regional Deputy Political Director is a position that works under the supervision of the National Political Director and oversees Attorney General campaign teams in targeted regional states.

Duties Include:

  • Develop and oversee targeted electoral plans for key DAGA states in coordination with elected officials and their teams;
  • Develop strong relationships with campaign staff;
  • Coach candidates and prospective candidates;
  • Interview, hire, and place staff in target states;
  • Develop a strategic planning process in key states that includes feedback from leaders at the national and state level;
  • Ensure there is proper communication and regular reports between the campaign and DAGA on overall strategy, fundraising, and other goals and metrics;
  • Collect and distribute polling to DAGA leadership and interested parties;
  • Establish accountability systems in the field to ensure that all campaign goals are met and provide regular campaign assessments and post-election analysis at end of cycle;
  • Oversee candidate training at DAGA conferences and provide memos and briefings for candidates;
  • Develop recruitment coalitions in target states;
  • Identify, build, and grow relationships with potential candidates;
  • Prepare and submit regular reports as requested by National Political Director.

Direction and Decision Making:
This position reports to the National Political Director

Education and Experience must include:

  • Specialized Knowledge and Training:
    • The Deputy Political Director position requires a high level of proven leadership and judgment and must demonstrate knowledge of grassroots political organizing and campaign management. S/he must have experience in developing and implementing comprehensive political plans. Additionally, S/he must have the capacity to work independently with elected leaders and staff in complex political situations.
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of campaign experience, coordinating all aspects of issue, organizing, or political campaigns
  • Experience managing large-scale campaigns and all campaign functions
  • Ability to communicate effectively; oral and written
  • Ability to create strategic political documents tracking campaign goals, budget, and results.
  • Ability to operate in the field with state leadership, staff, and local constituencies
  • Ability to manage and report on multiple programs and priorities across states
  • Ability to travel with little notice if necessary

Physical Requirements:
Extended or non-traditional hours and travel are required.

Application Requirements:
A resume, cover letter, and writing sample is required. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work at DAGA and an example of how you have demonstrated success in a similar position. Please send a cover letter including salary requirements and resume to Jobs@Democraticags.org.

Benefits:
DAGA staff enjoy top notch benefits including comprehensive health benefits, major medical, dental and vision for employee and eligible dependents, domestic partner benefits, competitive salaries, generous holidays and vacation policies, and a 401(K) Plan.

DAGA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Experience working in diverse work environments a plus.

Women and people of color urged to apply. Bilingual skills a plus.