Grassroots Campaigns is looking for a highly ambitious candidate for our Regional Field Director position. With the threat of a White House and Congress controlled by the far right, in addition to attacks on our most basic rights, Grassroots Campaigns is working with our partner groups to fight back and push the progressive movement forward. Our Regional Field Directors implement large field programs across multiple offices throughout a large region of the U.S., manage the team to make sure we win in November, and continue to build successful progressive campaigns beyond Election Day.
Each “region” consists of 6-7 field offices. Each office is run independently by a Canvass Director, who will have bottom-line responsibility for setting up and maintaining the office, personnel, and performing the work for the client. A typical office will employ, on average, between 15 and 50 canvassers over the course of a year, and will have annual goals for conversations with citizens, signatures gathered, voters registered, coalition size, and / or money raised, depending on the nature of the campaign.
Position Summary: The Regional Field Director will oversee the operation on the ground to implement the campaign plan from start to finish. Projects may include voter contact for the 2016 general elections, membership drives for the ACLU, Planned Parenthood, DNC or Southern Poverty Law Center, or coalition building for a critical issue or campaign.
Qualifications: Candidates must have a strong communication skills. Must be excellent recruiter and able to quickly build team. Candidates must have a commitment to progressive change, great work ethic and professionalism. Good quantitative analysis skills are key. Experience with small donor fundraising and/or field work required. 2-4+ years of worked experience preferred. This position requires travel.
- Plan and execute campaigns that exceed campaign goals for Grassroots Campaigns and our clients
- Recruit and hire staff to run field outreach offices
- Train, manage and develop staff within offices across in many different cities
- Provide professional guidance and training to junior field staff
- Track and analyze performance. Adjust plans and strategies when necessary
Location/Travel: Regional Field Directors should expect to travel often and must be willing to relocate to run campaigns in locations nationwide.
About Grassroots Campaigns: Grassroots Campaigns uses face-to-face outreach to rally the public behind issues like civil liberties, environmental protection, LGBT equality, poverty and social justice. Our firm partners with other political organizations to run their membership, fundraising and field organizing campaigns. From our early work with the DNC and MoveOn, to our more recent partnerships with the ACLU and Planned Parenthood, Grassroots Campaigns has become a prominent force for the progressive movement.
Salary/Benefits: Commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits is package included
To Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter including how you first learned of the position.
Grassroots Campaigns provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or military or veteran status in accordance with all applicable laws. We don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of the above. We are committed to building a diverse leadership team. Women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.