Nonprofit

Regional Political Director

Hybrid
Work must be performed in Illinois, US
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Published 17 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Temporary
Start Date
August 1, 2024
End Date
December 31, 2024
Application Deadline
July 8, 2024
Salary
USD $55,000 - $60,000 / year

Description

Regional Political Director, Democratic Party of Illinois

The Democratic Party of Illinois (DPI) is seeking dynamic individuals to fill multiple Regional Political Director (RPD) positions for the 2024 Coordinated Campaign. The RPD is a full-time position that combines field, political, and communications work, and will be crucial in our efforts to build the Democratic Party and expand Democratic majorities in advance of the November 2024 election cycle

DPI is currently recruiting for three RPD’s to support the 2024 Coordinated Campaign. One position will be based in the far west suburban counties, the second in the northwest collar counties, and third in southern Cook County and southern collar counties 

Applicants must have the ability to travel throughout their region regularly.

About the Democratic Party of Illinois

Our work is year-round, and our programs will focus relentlessly on supporting those who champion our causes and our communities. We seek outstanding applicants to help us achieve our mission of developing a robust state party organization that meets the diverse needs of our party stakeholders, from local leaders to our constitutional officers. 

What Will You Do?

As a regional representative of DPI, Regional Political Directors will manage party outreach to key regional stakeholders to establish and grow DPI’s local presence, inform program development and party infrastructure based on the needs of regional stakeholders, recruit and mobilize volunteers, and ensure the efficient and effective delivery of party services and within your region. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders on the federal, state, and local level as well as within independent political groups, grassroots organizations, and local community organizations;
  • Work with the Coordinated Campaign Director to manage and execute the coordinated campaign for the Party at the regional level; 
  • Manage DPI Organizer’s by overseeing volunteer recruitment and managing  DPI volunteers for events, petition gathering, voter registration, voter contact, and other party initiatives.
  • Support key stakeholders in developing and executing their organizational plans with the goals of; expanding the Democratic base and local grassroots networks;
  • Represent DPI at local meetings and events such as township meetings, county central committee meetings, fundraisers, and other regularly hosted or relevant stakeholder meetings;
  • Manage and develop systems to track active DPI programming in-region;
  • Other duties as assigned

Who Are You?

The ideal candidate will be a passionate promoter of Democratic values, and have direct or transferable experience in multiple areas of campaign work. Additionally, candidates should be excited to build a structure that will outlast them, and have a collaborative, customer-service oriented mindset.

Qualifications:

  • At least one to two cycles of campaign/political experience or similar role;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment;
  • Sense of humor and solutions-oriented attitude;
  • Knowledge of Votebuilder, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Office Suite preferred;
  • A demonstrated understanding of cultural competency;
  • Comfort with speaking persuasively in front of crowds.

These positions will be based around the state, and we ask that candidates eventually live in their district (if not already residing there). Applicants must have the ability to travel throughout their district regularly. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, and a reliable mode of transportation.

The salary for this role is $55,000 - $60,000 and is commensurate with experience. DPI also offers a generous benefits package with the opportunity for growth.

This role will conclude on December 31st, 2024.

Regional Political Director, Democratic Party of Illinois

The Democratic Party of Illinois (DPI) is seeking dynamic individuals to fill multiple Regional Political Director (RPD) positions for the 2024 Coordinated Campaign. The RPD is a…

Benefits

Health, Dental, Vision, Roth IRA option

Health, Dental, Vision, Roth IRA option

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in Illinois, US
Chicago, IL, USA

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send an introductory email and their resume to

careers@ildems.com

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Preference given to applicants who apply by July 8th, 2024. 

Interested candidates should send an introductory email and their resume to

careers@ildems.com

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Preference given to applicants…

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