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Program Director

Grassroots Campaigns is hiring a passionate, motivated and professional candidate to serve as Program Director to manage our fundraising canvassing campaigns successfully, develop new clients, and strengthen our existing partnerships. 

Qualifications:  

Strong desire for progressive change. Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Ability to work collaboratively.  Goal-driven orientation, and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines on tight timeframes. Quantitative analytical skills and experience (MS-Excel fluency and experience in metrics-based analysis is required).  Experience with small-donor fundraising and/or electoral field work preferred.  At least two years of project management experience required. 

 

Job Responsibilities:

Ensure goals and deliverables are met consistently for our clients' campaigns

  • Work with GCI's operations team and clients to develop campaign content, including writing scripts, fact sheets, and other materials
  • Communicate campaign expectations to staff
  • Monitor and report on program performance on a daily basis, help drive and/or execute plans for improvement where necessary
  • Provide regular analysis on performance and make recommendations to GCI staff and clients

 

Serve as external liaison between the organization and the staff at the partner group.

  • Report on performance daily; regularly including analysis and plans or recommendations for program improvement
  • Assist clients with planning future campaigns, including developing program projections
  • Negotiate contracts
  • Deepen relationships with existing clients

 

Build Grassroots Campaigns

  • Network and develop relationships with new potential partners
  • Pitch and bring on new partners and projects
  • Participate in national planning meetings and conference calls as part of GCI's leadership team
  • Help recruit, train and mentor new campaign staff

 

About Grassroots Campaigns:

Grassroots Campaigns is a progressive political consulting firm that specializes in running on-the-ground field operations for progressive organizations, candidates, and parties, as well as advocacy groups and charities. Our services include but are not limited to: small donor fundraising and membership drives, volunteer organizing, field organizing, petition drives, grassroots advocacy, voter registration, voter education and turnout. Current and former clients include: Democratic National Committee, Planned Parenthood, MoveOn.org, Doctors Without Borders, Oxfam America, ACLU, Southern Poverty Law Center, Vote Vets, Everytown for Gun Safety, Obama for America, The Nature Conservancy, and RePower America.

Location:  Available immediately in Washington, D.C., New York, or Boston. Other opportunities may also be available in one of our national locations. 

 

Salary/Benefits:  Commensurate with experience.

 

Grassroots Campaigns provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Grassroots Campaigns complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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