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Iowa House Democrats: Iowa House Campaign Managers

Job Post

Job Post

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Iowa House Democrats: Iowa House Campaign Managers

Location

5661 Fleur Drive IA

Salary

$4725 / Monthly

Company

Iowa House Democrats

Department

Campaign Management

Employer Type

Party

Application Link

Contact

dsilva@iowademocrats.org

Application Instructions

Please email a resume and 2-3 references to Daniela Silva at dsilva@iowademocrats.org with “Campaign Managers Application” in the subject line to apply. A cover letter is not required.

Application Link

dsilva@iowademocrats.org

Job Description

The Iowa House Democrats are a full-time political organization dedicated to winning a Democratic majority in the Iowa House of Representatives.

The Iowa House Democrats are looking for several full-time Campaign Managers to work on targeted statehouse races across Iowa. Campaign Managers will work directly with 1-2 targeted candidates and report directly to the Iowa House Democrats central staff. They will be responsible for managing a candidates’ time and ensuring the campaigns are meeting goals provided by central staff.

An ideal candidate will need to be detail-oriented, have some experience in political campaigns or similar organizations (volunteer and internship experience included), and have the ability to work independently with candidates and members of the caucus. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate and/or someone wanting to get started in Democratic politics.

This position will require campaign hours and district-wide travel. The salary for this position is with full benefits including healthcare with paid vacation and paid sick leave. Supporter housing will be available upon request. This position may begin remotely but managers will be expected to relocate to the district.

**Primary Responsibilities:**
- Manage and execute implementation of field and finance plans
- Work alongside candidate(s) and central staff achieve goals and meet deadlines, reporting directly to Candidate Services Director
- Recruit and manage a volunteer base to execute comprehensive field and GOTV plans
- Staff and prepare for candidate call time and in-person events
- Work with candidate treasurer to manage compliance needs
- Work with partner and affiliated organizations on the ground and build relationships with key stakeholders
- Manage campaign social media accounts in conjunction with campaign communications plan
- Any and all other campaign-related tasks as needed to be successful on Election Day.

**Requirements: **
- Previous campaign fundraising experience preferred but not required
- Self-starter with the ability to show strong organizational and planning skills while working long hours in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Preferred experience with field organizing/canvassing
- Preferred experience managing volunteers
- Lives in or willing to relocate to in district for the duration of the campaign cycle
- Must have a car and valid driver’s license (position will at times require travel in-district)
- Must have access to cell phone and laptop
- Work extended hours, including nights and weekends as needed

**Please email a resume and 2-3 references to Daniela Silva at dsilva@iowademocrats.org with “Campaign Managers Application” in the subject line to apply. A cover letter is not required.**

The Iowa Democratic Party provides a competitive salary and benefits package including health care and paid leave. This is a cycle position through November 30th, 2024.

The Iowa Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer and employs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, family medical status or genetic information, military service, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, height, weight, creed, economic status or disability.

_Please contact Daniela Silva at dsilva@iowademocrats.org for any accommodations you need for the application and interview process._