• 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.

    Responsibilities Include: 
    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

    Qualifications: 
    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 info@okdemocrats.org.

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