Oklahoma Political Director
The Oklahoma Democratic Party (ODP) is seeking full-time Political Director for the 2016 cycle.
Start Date: May, 2016 L
ocation: Oklahoma City, OK
Job Summary: The Political Director will play a key role in working with campaigns, legislative caucuses, party activists, and allied stakeholders to put in place a strategic plan for the 2016 cycle.
Assist in the drafting and political implementation of a strategic 2016 Coordinated Campaign Plan for the ODP Help engage local, state, and national stakeholders, elected officials and opinion-makers on behalf of ODP’s political efforts
Play an active role in fundraising — attending events, helping with call time and donor outreach, etc.
Direct and manage outreach/partnering efforts for the Party, in conjunction with the field, data, outreach, and communications teams – including state and local candidates, and allied organizations;
Assist Outreach Director with voter-contact programs, including but not limited to voter-identification, registration and GOTV efforts Work with the Director of Operations to create, update, and maintain systems to help allow the ODP to run effectively and efficiently
Communicate quantitative and qualitative outcomes of the program to partners and prospectus stakeholders alike
At least 3-5 years of experience on political and/or advocacy campaigns or organizations, serving in a senior or management-level leadership role
Experience working with national, state, and local political players engaged in electoral strategies and programs Proven ability to work collaboratively and build relationships with diverse group of stakeholders
Political, Finance, and Field experience a must
Working knowledge of the VAN required
Understanding of mail, phone, and online strategies preferred
Working knowledge of state and federal campaign finance law preferred
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
Excellent attention to detail and highly organized
Time management skills are a must
Flexibility to work evenings and weekends
Oklahoma ties a plus
Compensation: Commensurate with experience. Benefits are included. Deadline for applications is May 16th, and applications will be processed on a rolling basis. Please apply by sending a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and 3 references to Chairman Mark Hammons at firstname.lastname@example.org.