DEPUTY VOTER ENGAGEMENT DIRECTOR
Washington, DC or Virtual
Through November 30, 2020
The Collective is looking for a dynamic, connected Voter Engagement Deputy Director to support our political and voter engagement operations, including our 501c4, PAC and IE organizations and programs. This is an opportunity for a mid to senior level staffer to help continue the growth of the nation’s fastest growing black-led political action committee. While we prefer this position to be based in Washington, DC, we’re open to the right candidate living elsewhere. The Voter Engagement Deputy Directors’ main duties include helping build and manage our national voter registration program which seeks to register 250,000 black voters before the November 2020 election.
- Work at the direction of and in tandem with the Voter Engagement Director
- Assist in building, managing and supporting a national voter registration campaign across 8 states
- Recommend budget allocations to deliver voter registration results
- Work closely with the Voter Engagement Director to devise volunteer recruitment and training efforts
- In partnership with the Voter Engagement Director, manage vendor and technology partner relationships
- Develop, lead and manage partnerships with the faith, fraternal, sororal, and historically black college and university communities to drive partnerships
- Develop, lead, and manage CollectivePAC partners in a process where they register their unregistered members using CollectivePAC infrastructure.
- Work with Voter Engagement Director to develop and test innovative approaches to voter registration including but not limited to, concerts, town halls, non-traditional direct mail, and gaming engagement
- Create processes for requesting, providing and tracking mini-grants to partners on the ground, digital events, and digital influencer programs
- Aid in the development and execution of partner digital and decentralized voter registration training programs.
- At least three years' experience in federal, state, issue and/or electoral campaigns
- A desire to work in an online staff or team environment
- Basic understanding of campaign finance laws regulating political activities of 501c3, 501c4, PAC and Super PACs, as well as laws regulating voter registration activities throughout the US
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Some experience with administering political education and training programs
- A strong understanding and/or experience with online and decentralized engagement and mobilization
- Outstanding judgment, discretion and decision-making skills.
- Excellent organizational skills with an ability to think independently and collaboratively while prioritizing daily workload
- Must be able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced quickly changing environment
- Commitment to the mission of The Collective
- Familiarity with ActBlue, VAN, Blue State Digital, NGP, Google Drive, Mobilize a plus
- Proposal writing and editing a plus
- Exceptional understanding of logistics and planning
About The Collective
The Collective is a consortium of national organizations (The Collective PAC, The Collective Super PAC, Collective Future & The Collective Education Fund) on an mission to build black political power through candidate recruitment, training potential staff and candidates through The Black Campaign School, funding endorsed candidates, educating black voters and supporting the black civic engagement ecosystem through earned, paid and digital media. To date, The Collective has raised over $10 million from over 57,000 individual contributions in all 50 states to support its mission of ensuring equal representation in elected leadership for African Americans at the local, state and federal level.
Working at The Collective
The Collective is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. The Collective’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.