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Shoshanna Kelly for NH Executive Council: Campaign Manager

Job Post

Job Post

Nashua, NH, USA · New Hampshire, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024

Shoshanna Kelly for NH Executive Council: Campaign Manager

Location

NH

Salary

4,200-5,000 / Monthly

Company

Shoshanna Kelly for NH Executive Council

Department

Campaign Management

Employer Type

Campaign

Application Link

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, send an email and an introduction describing your interest in the job and your resume to hello@voteforsho.com. Please include “Campaign Manager Application” in the subject line. Calls will not be accepted at this time. This position will be open until filled and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We are looking to hire and onboard as soon as possible.

Application Link

will@voteforsho.com

Job Description

Shoshanna Kelly for Executive Council seeks a highly motivated and outgoing individual to manage her campaign for the New Hampshire Executive Council’s 5th district for the 2024 cycle. If she wins she will be the highest elected person of color in New Hampshire history. The right candidate will bring equal parts passion and professionalism to an exciting mix of day-to-day needs. We need someone resourceful, adaptive, and precise. The Campaign Manager will report to the candidate, Shoshanna Kelly.

**Location:**
This job is based in the district, (see Background on the NH Executive Council section below) and would work out of or near Nashua, NH. Relocation to a reasonable daily commuting distance is required; however, supporter housing may be available if needed.

**The ideal candidate will be successful in the following ways:**
● Managing the candidate to achieve daily goals, including organizing and attending in-district events, fundraising, direct voter contact, and cultivating relationships with allied organizations and individuals to maximize candidate support;
● Working with the candidate and staff to create and implement a strategic campaign plan for the candidate for Shoshanna;
● Executing a persuasion and mobilization effort to turn out a winning coalition of voters in the 2024 primary and general elections;
● Recruiting volunteers and community leaders throughout the district to execute a comprehensive distributive organizing program;
● Researching new and potential contributors to support candidates in raising funds, as well as managing their donor stewardship process and state financial compliance;
● Overseeing and implementing a strong digital fundraising operation;
● Coordinating with in-district candidates for New Hampshire State Senate and State House, and their staff, to unify voter outreach and timely messaging;
● Working with local stakeholders, elected officials, and Executive Council Campaign Committee staff/leadership on the development and distribution of a strong coordinated message;

**Required skills, qualities, and experience: **
● Commitment to the Democratic Party and our platform, with a passion for expanding our supporter base and electing leaders who share our values; ● At least 2 cycles of campaign/political experience, with a preference given to campaign management and field/volunteer management experience;
● Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite required and proficiency with Votebuilder. Proficiency with NGPVAN preferred;
● Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities simultaneously with good judgment and time management;
● Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships;
● Responsive and positive team player who enjoys new challenges;
● Great verbal and written communication skills, including exemplary attention to detail;
● Ability to work independently and with discretion;
● Willingness to travel throughout New Hampshire, as needed;
● Willingness to work extended hours, including nights and weekends, as needed.
● Unrestricted access to reliable transportation (a car);
● Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

**Background on the Candidate: **
Shoshanna Kelly is currently serving in her second 4-year term in an at-large position on the Board of Alderman (City Council) in Nashua, NH the state’s second-largest city. Shoshanna was the first woman of color and person of color ever elected to that position. In 2022, Shoshanna was the first woman of color to be a major party nominee for the Executive council. If elected to the Executive Council, Shoshanna would reach the highest office for a woman of color or person of color ever to be elected to in the Granite State. Shoshanna grew up in Moultonborough in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. She attended Boston University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication. Shoshanna currently lives in Nashua with her husband and two children. She owns and runs Kelly Creative Advertising, and is also a founding partner of The Do It Left Project. This collaborative project brings together a passionate group of New Hampshire professionals who specialize in political marketing, design, digital advertising, and communications. The group is united around a shared love of New Hampshire, a shared set of progressive values, and a shared desire to help Democratic candidates run campaigns that win at every level across New Hampshire. In the summer of 2020, Shoshanna led a group of community leaders in founding Our Moment PAC. The PAC’s mission is to recruit and support liberal and progressive minority leaders and is dedicated to increasing the diversity of elected officials at all levels of government level by investing resources into BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ candidates. Shoshanna is creative, resourceful, driven, and a problem solver. She is passionate about reducing homelessness and childhood hunger and has volunteered with Meals for Kids and Solutions At Work. She also serves on the board for the Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter and Symphony NH.

**Background on the NH Executive Council:** The Executive Council is a unique five-member body in New Hampshire’s state executive branch that serves as a check on the governor’s power. The Council must approve all nominations to state courts, including the state Supreme Court; it must confirm appointments to state agencies, like the Department of Education, Health and Human Services, and more; and it must approve all state contracts over $10,000, including important matters like Planned Parenthood funding. It also leads the development of the state’s 10-year transportation plan. The Council is a critical part of the operation of the New Hampshire state government. There are currently four Republicans and only one Democrat on the Executive Council. All members are up for reelection every two years, and each represents approximately 20% of the state of New Hampshire. District 5 is made up of the towns and cities of Amherst, Antrim, Bennington, Brookline, Deering, Dunbarton, Fitzwilliam, Francestown, Goshen, Greenfield, Greenville, Hillsborough, Hollis, Hudson, Jaffrey, Lempster, Litchfield, Lyndeborough, Mason, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Vernon, Nashua, New Boston, New Ipswich, Richmond, Rindge, Stoddard, Swanzey, Temple, Troy, Washington, Weare, Wilton, and Windsor. How to Apply: To apply for this position, send an email and an introduction describing your interest in the job and your resume to hello@voteforsho.com. Please include “Campaign Manager Application” in the subject line. Calls will not be accepted at this time. This position will be open until filled and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We are looking to hire and onboard as soon as possible. The salary for this position is in the range of $4,200 - $5,000 per month, depending upon relevant experience and skills. Medical, dental, and vision coverage is provided at no monthly premium cost to the employee. Our Campaign is an equal-opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We are dedicated to the achievement of equality of opportunity for all its employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, or disability.