Job Opening: Congressional Campaign CA-25 Field Director

2018 Congressional Campaign Program – Field Director, Congressional District 25

Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Location: Los Angeles County and Ventura County Areas


Position Summary:

The California Democratic Party (CDP) seeks an experienced Field Director in Congressional District 25 for the CDP 2018 Congressional Campaign Program.  The Field Director will work closely with CDP Congressional Campaign Program leadership and campaign partners, serve as point of contact on the ground, and be responsible for managing day-to-day field organizing operations.  Strong self-direction, the ability to take initiative, and attention to detail are necessary qualifications.  The position is based in Congressional District 25, which includes parts of Los Angeles County and Ventura County areas.  The position reports to the Campaign Director of the CDP 2018 Congressional Campaign Program.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day oversight of Congressional District field operations, including but not limited to field staff management, office management, field program planning and implementation, volunteer management, coalition building, voter contact script/messaging drafting and approval, and field reporting and tracking
  • Support and continue to build coalition partnerships and networks focusing on Democratic base-building and flipping the Congressional District blue
  • Serve as a CDP regional campaign representative to the community, including giving presentations to groups and testimony to support the program goals and needs
  • Work and communicate regularly with the Campaign Director of the CDP Congressional Campaign Program, CDP senior staff, and campaign partners
  • Promote effective communication by increasing presence in online social networks, sending email blasts, and responding promptly to email and phone inquiries
  • Keep consistent records of meetings, events, contacts, and work schedule on centralized calendar
  • May require frequent travel within and near the Congressional District
  • Other related duties as required


Qualities and Qualification Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3-4 years of relevant field organizing management, field organizing, community or political organizing/advocacy experience required
  • Organizational skills and ability to meet goals and strict deadlines
  • Proficiency in voter database systems, such as PDI or Votebuilder
  • Understanding of voter targeting, metrics, and data management
  • Proficiency in computer skills
  • Deadline-oriented and detail-oriented while working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Experience in staff and volunteer management
  • Strong task management aptitude and/or demonstrated skills
  • Strong public speaking, writing, and analytical skills
  • Experience with social media, online organizing strategies, and content development a plus
  • Bilingual skills a plus but not necessary


The position is open until filled (Posted 6/25/18)

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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, sex, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, perceived pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, mental or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, denial of family and medical care leave, or any other protected status.

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