Job Board

The Collective is committed to building Black political power across the nation by supporting, funding, and electing Black candidates across the nation. In order to accomplish this goal, we need talented Black political staff to support these candidates.

Black candidates all across the country are looking for experienced talent to help them win their impending elections. We encourage you to check out the campaign jobs listed here with our amazing candidates and apply today! Be sure to fill out the contact form below and attach an updated copy of your resume.

California

Campaign Manager

Location: Fresno, CA, Relocation Necessary

Terms: The position will last until the primary election in June 2022 and possibly later, depending on results.

Salary: $4,000-7,000/ month based on level of experience. A $500 moving stipend will be provided. Supporter housing will be available short-term if necessary.

About us: Lourin Hubbard is a progressive Democrat running against Devin Nunes in CA-22.

About you: The right person for this job will have organizational skills, be numbers & data-driven, have outstanding interpersonal skills and not be afraid of raising money! Most importantly, this role is based locally and interested candidates must be willing and able to relocate to Fresno ASAP if not already based there.

About the role: The campaign manager will oversee all aspects of this campaign including:

  • Day-to-day operations
  • Hiring and management of staff
  • Coordination and implementation of fundraising operations
  • Ongoing coordination with the candidate
  • Accompanying the candidate to attend in-person events in the state and they will be in charge of completing endorsement paperwork

They will be responsible for creating and managing the campaign budget and will handle various other tasks according to the needs of the campaign

Desired qualifications include:

  • At least one previous cycle of experience in a leadership role on a political campaign
  • Experience with NGP, ActBlue, Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, and/or other similar widely used tools for fundraising.
  • Excellent attention to detail and highly organized.
  • Great verbal and written communication skills and professional demeanor.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • Willingness to be flexible and to be a team player.

Please send resumes and all other inquiries to Jack@sc-strategies.com.

Ohio

Campaign Manager

Job Description

Morgan Harper’s campaign for United States Senate is seeking a Campaign Manager that can oversee a budget, cash flow, consultant team, and staff. Campaign Manager should be willing to move to Columbus, Ohio for a full time position. Women and women of color are highly encouraged to apply.

Applicants should:

  • Have two cycles of campaign, political consulting or political organization experience working on a federal race
  • Have experience managing a staff and/or a principal
  • Be organized, a leader, and willing to work long hours with a positive attitude
  • Be able to draw from team members’ strengths, empowering them to maximize their talents; contribute where needed to achieve and exceed goals; mentor and guide colleagues with regular feedback and recognition; clearly lay out vision and expectations to the team
  • Proactively foster an inclusive atmosphere and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Be able to demonstrate multicultural competence – the awareness, knowledge and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways
  • Have a personal and professional commitment to promoting and investing in cross-cultural skills and awareness related to individuals from broad backgrounds, races, ethnicities, religions, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and disability.
  • Have proven interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills with the ability to build relationships with staff at all levels

Salary:

Salary range is $86,000- $120,000 and will include health benefits.

Contact

Interested applicants should email resume and send to Nabilah Islam at nabilah@morganharper.org

Wisconsin

Call Time Manager

Mandela Barnes for Wisconsin is searching for a Call Time Manager to join a growing team working to change the game by electing Mandela Barnes as the next US Senator from Wisconsin.

The Call Time Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of the Call Time program, and will be expected to meet and exceed aggressive fundraising goals by optimizing candidate and staff time. This position will work closely with and reports directly to the Finance Director.

The position is full-time and based in Madison, Wisconsin.

For more information to apply go to https://mandelabarnes.com/jobs/call-time-manager/

Communications Director

Mandela Barnes for Wisconsin is searching for a Communications Director to join a growing team working to elect Wisconsin Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes as the next US Senator from Wisconsin.

The Communications Director is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive statewide communications and media outreach strategy, creating and maintaining relationships with reporters and media outlets around the state, and working with the candidate and campaign team to communicate our message to voters across Wisconsin. The Communications Director reports directly to the Campaign Manager.

The position is full-time and based in Madison, Wisconsin.

For more information go to https://mandelabarnes.com/jobs/communications-director/

Iowa

GOTV Fellow

Amara Andrews, candidate for Mayor of Cedar Rapids, is seeking to hire GOTV fellows to assist in our voter contact efforts. Fellows will be responsible for a mix of calling and door knocking in order to reach voters and make plans with them about the upcoming election.

Fellows must be able to commit at minimum ten hours per week to the campaign through the month of October, with more hours needed during the last four days before the Election on November 2, 2021.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Organized with strong time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with people from different backgrounds
  • Flexible, adaptable and solutions-oriented
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines under pressure
  • Strong interest in Democratic issues and causes and learning about how campaigns work
  • Committed to electing Amara Andrews as mayor of Cedar Rapids!
  • Fellows will be paid a stipend of $1000 for the month of October.

Please send all resumes to katie@amara4cr.com.

Illinois

Finance Associate

Finance Associate Job Description:

The Finance Associate will be responsible for supporting all fundraising activities in the congressional district. These include working directly with supporters, volunteers, and staff to execute fundraising events, preparing materials for call time, and providing research and written materials to staff, consultants, and the members. The position will require an individual prepared to interact directly with the member, which includes one-on-one staffing. The finance associate will also be responsible for tracking and processing contributions in compliance with FEC guidelines, facilitating timely acknowledgment of contributions, and following up on outstanding commitments. Other duties as needed.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Conducting donor research
  • Preparing and managing candidate call time, including donor follow up
  • One-on-One staffing candidate call time with Rep. Underwood
  • Assisting the Finance Director in planning, managing, and staffing fundraising events
  • Coordinating volunteers and interns for finance-related projects
  • Assisting the Finance Director in overseeing the donor acknowledgment and direct mail program
  • Maintaining and updating the NGP database and other tracking documents
  • Helping to manage the Congresswoman’s calendar and incoming scheduling requests

Desired Experience/Background

Well-qualified candidates will have at least some relevant fundraising or political experience. Ideal candidates will have strong written and oral communication skills and some experience with database management. Most importantly, the candidate should be eager to learn new skills and quickly grow as a team member. This role has significant opportunities for advancement.

Compensation will be competitive and based on experience. Will require relocation to the IL-14 Congressional District when it is deemed safe to do so by Underwood for Congress.

To apply, visit here: underwood.link/FinanceAssociate2022

Community Organizer

Lauren Underwood for Congress is looking for motivated, reliable, and passionate individuals to join our campaign as Community Organizers. Previous campaign organizing experience is not required. lf you are interested in the position please complete our online application here.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

  • Implement aspects of the campaign’s field and voter contact program
  • Recruit, train, and manage volunteers, interns, and activists to participate in
  • grassroots activities (i.e. door-to-door canvassing, phone banking, and early voting
  • to persuade and turn out voters)
  • Meet and exceed goals for voter contact, volunteer recruitment, grassroots
  • engagement, visibility, and GOTV
  • Responsibilities Include:
  • Proactively reach out to active volunteers and identify and recruit new volunteers
  • Communicate proactively and effectively with colleagues
  • Personally execute voter contact by canvassing, events, and phone calls to voters
  • Daily data entry of organizing and voter contact data
  • Reports directly to the Organizing Director

Applicants must have:

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, meeting frequent deadlines
  • A service-oriented mindset
  • Ability to use google docs, and Microsoft Office
  • Willingness to work extensive hours, including nights and weekends
  • Ability to problem solve effectively and creatively
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, showing attention to detail
  • Goal-orientation and willingness to hold oneself accountable
  • A team orientation that combines collegiality and creativity to drive and motivate others
  • Strong commitment to progressive values

Applicants will be considered more competitive if they have

  • Political campaign experience whether as a volunteer, fellow, intern, or staff
  • A valid drivers license and access to a licensed and insured vehicle
  • Proficiency in VAN

This job is based in IL-14. Successful applicants will be expected to re-locate when it is safe to do so. Salary is $3,500.00/month + $300.00/month healthcare stipend.

Digital Content Strategist

Lauren Underwood for Congress is seeking a Digital Content Strategist to create and publish fun, educational, and relatable content across our digital platforms. Your role will be part strategist, part producer. The ideal candidate will have a strong creative voice and the ability to bring ideas from seed to reality. This position will require creativity and collaboration, as well as strong research capabilities, writing skills, and attention to detail.

This position will report to the Digital Director and will work closely with key stakeholders such as our Deputy Campaign Manager, Comms Director, and Senior Advisor.

Note: Candidates for this role must be based in the 14th Congressional District of Illinois, or be willing to relocate.  A driver’s license and access to a vehicle is also required for this position, as it will require regular travel throughout the communities we represent.

Applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

What You’ll Do:

  • Build out and manage an editorial calendar, pitching new concepts and moving quickly to execute on them.
  • Lead the campaign’s digital content and creative efforts. Everything from policy explainers, to event invites, to graphic animation and much more.
  • Day-to-day management of social media channels. Organize the grid, write captions, engage with our community, and generally have your eyes on our digital space.
  • Monitor conversations locally and online to identify and amplify compelling stories.
  • Work closely with the Field Director to support event builds, volunteer mobilization, and other public-facing campaign events.
  • Work closely with the Digital Director to establish and maintain a cohesive and strategic message across platforms, focused on amplifying the Congresswoman’s accomplishments.
  • Maintain a transparent process for production to ensure that status, deadlines, feedback, and approvals are logged in a central hub.
  • Support larger creative programs in coordination with the Digital Director and other senior leadership.

Who you are:

  • 1-3 years experience working in digital media, either for a campaign, nonprofit or private sector company.
  • Confident copywriting ability. You can capture our voice *and* elevate it to the next level.
  • You have a strong visual POV. You can take a concept and run with it.
  • Understand the current social media landscape and best practices for each platform.
  • A proven eye for design and the skills to back it up! (we use Canva, Photoshop, and Illustrator). Video editing is a plus!
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail, able to juggle multiple tasks at the same time.
  • Comfortable working solo. You’ll get support from the Digital Director and Campaign Manager, but this job is mostly you!
  • You value feedback and understand how to incorporate it into your work. You are a proactive communicator and can speak up when you need support.

Compensation:

Salary is $4,500 + $300/month health care stipend and PTO

How to Apply:

Please submit your interest through the following form and we will be in touch:

https://bit.ly/lufcdigitalstrategist

Latinx Constituency Organizer

Lauren Underwood for Congress is looking for motivated, reliable, and passionate individuals to join our campaign as a Latinx Constituency Organizer. Previous campaign organizing experience is not required. Fluency in Spanish is required. lf you are interested in the position please complete our online application here.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

  • Implement a Latinx focused field plan to mobilize Spanish speaking voters and the larger Latinx community in the IL-14.
  • Recruit, train, and manage volunteers, interns, and activists to participate in grassroots activities (i.e. door-to-door canvassing, phone banking, texting, and social media).
  • Meet and exceed goals for voter contact, volunteer recruitment, grassroots engagement, visibility, and GOTV.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Proactively reach out to active volunteers and identify and recruit new volunteers
  • Communicate proactively and effectively with colleagues
  • Daily data entry of organizing and voter contact data
  • Reports directly to the Organizing Director

Applicants must have:

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, meeting frequent deadlines
  • A service-oriented mindset
  • Ability to use google docs, and Microsoft Office
  • Willingness to work extensive hours, including nights and weekends
  • Ability to problem solve effectively and creatively
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, showing attention to detail
  • Goal-orientation and willingness to hold oneself accountable
  • A team orientation that combines collegiality and creativity to drive and motivate others
  • Strong commitment to progressive values

Applicants will be considered more competitive if they have

  • Political campaign experience whether as a volunteer, fellow, intern, or staff
  • A valid drivers license and access to a licensed and insured vehicle
  • Proficiency in VAN

This job is based in IL-14. Successful applicants will be expected to re-locate when it is safe to do so. Salary is $3,500.00/month + $300.00/month healthcare stipend.

North Carolina

Deputy Finance Director

Deputy Finance Director

Chief Justice Cheri Beasley’s campaign for US Senate in North Carolina is seeking a Deputy Finance Director for the 2022 campaign cycle to assist in our strong and growing fundraising program.

This is a full-time, paid position perfect for someone interested in starting their career and learning more about Democratic campaigns and fundraising. Salary commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with finance director in developing and executing in state finance program and in managing the operations of the finance department
  • Oversee in-state fundraising events schedule and the team’s execution of events
  • Cultivate, build, and maintain relationships with high level donors
  • Staffing events and candidate as needed
  • Other responsibilities as required

Qualifications:

  • 2+ cycles of campaign fundraising experience
  • Prior event planning and donor maintenance experience
  • Prior working experience with NGP, Numero, ActBlue, Word, Excel and spreadsheets preferred
  • Strong organizational skills, communication skills, attention to detail, responsiveness, and passion for the work
  • Access to cell phone, laptop, a valid driver’s license, and reliable transportation

Please send resume with subject line ‘Beasley for NC Deputy Finance Director’ to daniel@cheribeasley.com.

Cheri Beasley for NC is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. Cheri Beasley for NC strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply. Cheri Beasley for NC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, ancestry, genetic information, military service, veteran’s status or any other protected category under local, state, or federal law. Cheri Beasley for NC will not tolerate any such discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

Digital Director

Chief Justice Cheri Beasley’s Senate Race in North Carolina is seeking a Digital Director for the 2022 campaign cycle. As a senior staff member, this person will manage the campaign’s digital operation including social media, email fundraising, digital advertising, website content, and digital organizing.

A successful candidate will be prepared to build processes, design strategy, and oversee implementation with a growing team. Salary range depending on experience

Deadline for applications: 10/30/2021

Location: Raleigh, NC

Reports to Campaign Manager

Positions Reporting to this Position: TBD

Send resume to travis@cheribeasley.com.

Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Develop and execute a digital communications program that fits campaign’s short-term and long-term digital strategy as determined by the digital director in close collaboration with campaign manager, communications director, candidate, and consulting team.
  • Design and implement digital strategy
  • Lead day-to-day digital consultant relationships; work with multiple consultants and vendors to execute goal-oriented program
  • Hire and manage the digital team
  • Establish digital content workflows and approval processes
  • Work closely with the Finance Director and digital fundraising consultants to oversee digital fundraising programs, both paid and organic.
  • Manage social media platforms and digital content calendar
  • Oversee paid digital ads program in accordance with consulting team
  • Develop multi-platform creative including copy, graphics, and video
  • Collaborate across teams and with [potentially] the state party to run digital organizing program
  • Create digital analytics reporting structure across platforms
  • Build internal and external relationships to more effectively achieve digital and campaign goals
  • Make periodic website updates, create microsites

About You:

  • Committed to cross-team collaboration
  • Able to advocate for digital with peers and leadership
  • Initiative-driven — ready to develop a concept, pitch it, and execute it
  • Extremely organized
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, constantly evolving political climate, managing multiple, competing priorities

Qualifications:

  • 3-4+ years of experience working on a digital, political, marketing, or communications team, with at least 1-2 years or one cycle as a digital staffer
    • Electoral experience a plus
  • Superior organizational, writing, editing, and proofing skills
  • Strong attention to accuracy and detail
  • Experience with managing or executing a digital fundraising program
  • Ability to structure and manage a team through a fast-paced environment, prioritize tasks, delegate, and adapt quickly for rapid response.
  • Experience with digital content production (copy-writing, graphic design, video production)
    • Proficiency in photography and audio/video editing preferred
    • Experience in simple graphic design, like Canva,
      • Experience in using graphic design software like Adobe Creative Suite products (e.g. InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and Illustrator), or others preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrated social media platform management fluency (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat. etc.), including community building, analytics, and marketing strategy and management
  • Demonstrated ability to dissect complex topics and make them relevant to a wide audience
  • Experience managing impactful rapid response campaigns
  • Comfortable analyzing and communicating digital metrics
  • Demonstrated success earning digital project and program buy-in from non-digital departments
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize tasks, and adapt quickly and easily to for rapid response

Cheri Beasley for Senate is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. Cheri Beasley for Senate strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply. Cheri Beasley for Senate is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, ancestry, genetic information, military service, veteran’s status or any other protected category under local, state, or federal law. Cheri Beasley for Senate will not tolerate any such discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.


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