Lisa Blunt. Rochester Democrat for Congress

Congresswoman Blunt Rochester's campaign is looking for a Political Director.

Please see the job description below for the position of Political Director with Lisa Blunt Rochester for Congress.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Manage the Congresswoman's relationship with stakeholders throughout the state, including elected officials, campaigns, targeted constituencies, the state Democratic party, coalitions, and interest groups;
  • Create targeted finance, budget, communication, GOTV, and outreach goals and plans, which identify opportunities for issue and electoral gain;
  • Track the state landscape related to electoral organizing, the state legislature, and monitor demographic and political trends related to voting and civic participation;
  • Prepare briefings, draft talking points, staff the Member, create social media content, and collaborate with consultants;
  • Manage in collaboration with senior political team campaign budget;
  • Oversee high-and low-dollar fundraising events and political meet and greets;
  • Develop, implement, and oversee Delaware call time and fundraising programs
  • Recruit and train volunteers across all three counties to help with canvassing, phone banks, and parades;
  • Serve as an advocate for the Member's interests and identify opportunities for improving electoral prospects;
  • Oversee other campaign staff as needed.
     

Qualifications

  • Proven leadership and a strong record of coalition of building;
  • Substantial experience on campaigns or political outreach for elected official;
  • Knowledge of Votebuilder and NGP a plus;
  • Comfortable working as part of a team and enacting strategies for success;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of work experience and Bachelor’s Degree;
  • Delaware ties preferred.

 

Salary - Commensurate with experience

To apply for the position, email a cover letter, a resume and two references to resume@lisabluntrochester.com by COB on January 1, 2018.