Job Opening: Campaign Director

2018 Congressional Campaign Program – Campaign Director

Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Location: Sacramento

Position Summary:

The California Democratic Party seeks an experienced Campaign Director for the 2018 Congressional Campaign Program.  The candidate should have campaign management experience on Congressional and/or legislative campaigns.  Strong self-direction and the ability to take initiative are necessary qualifications.  The position reports to the CDP Political Director.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the Congressional Campaign Program, including but not limited to day-to-day operations, hiring and management of Program staff, Program budget, and other administrative duties as required
  • Implement overall program campaign plan
  • Gather and address HR complaints in a timely fashion
  • Create and implement trainings for program staff
  • Implement procedures on staff hiring and management, expenditures, reimbursements, script and field messaging approvals
  • Provide regular reports and updates to CDP senior staff on program progress, including but not limited to field numbers and other program statistics to CDP senior staff
  • Work with CDP Political Department, CDP Accounting and Compliance Department, and other departments and senior staff
  • Work with partners and campaign program staff to ensure that activities and reports are in compliance and appropriately budgeted
  • Obtain and maintain thorough understanding of federal campaign finance law as it relates to how State Democratic Parties may work with Congressional Campaigns
  • Manage and complete post-election wrap-up

Qualities and Qualifications:

  • Experience in staff management and volunteer management
  • Strong task management aptitude and/or demonstrated skills
  • Possess demonstrated skill at setting and communicating priorities
  • Proficiency in computer skills
  • General awareness of campaign finance regulations
  • Deadline-oriented and detail-oriented while managing responsibilities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Be willing to contribute to the team effort by performing other tasks as needed
  • At least 5-6 years of experience in campaign management and other senior campaign staff roles
  • Support the CDP’s goal to take back Congress in 2018

The position is open until filled (Posted 4/23/18)

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The CDP is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, gender, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected class.

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