State and Local Campaigns Coordinator

Washington, DC /
Campaigns /
Full Time
/ Hybrid
Reports to: Endorsement Manager
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
FLSA Status: Exempt
Union Position: Yes

EMILYs List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, is searching for a State and Local Campaigns Coordinator to join our State and Local Campaigns team. The Coordinator will serve as the primary point of contact for assigned Regional Directors of the State and Local team. 

At EMILYs List, you’ll be part of a dynamic team committed to electing Democratic pro-choice women up and down the ballot. Read on for more details about the job and about EMILYs List.

Essential Job Functions

    • Works directly with a corps of Regional Directors and Finance Directors to track and provide support to races in assigned states; 
    • Provides reports, trip briefings, endorsement memos, data tracking and other administrative work that helps Regional Directors and Finance Directors advise on races and work with candidates;
    • Works directly with the Regional Directors and the Endorsement Manager to track and administer the endorsement process;
    • As needed, assists the Regional Directors with planning the start-up of targeted campaigns, including identifying and/or vetting staff, setting up initial plans, and working with the candidate to hone her skills;
    • Assists the Vice President, Senior Director, and Regional Directors as needed with strategic partnership communication and relationships nationwide;
    • Compiles information about state and other non-federal races and candidates;
    • Assists the team in tracking electoral and recruitment opportunities with an eye to targeted pipeline development;
    • Provides recruitment, planning, logistical preparation and support for campaign trainings when needed;
    • Assists with the development of training materials and other candidate resources and tools;
    • Uses Every Action and other databases to assist in the management of data, analytics and institutional tracking of candidates, campaigns, and other relevant state and local information;
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Note: evening and weekend work may be required based on the election cycle.


    • The Coordinator must be a strong, organized planner;
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
    • Innovative self-starter who can work with a wide variety of people;
    • Candidates should be able to handle multiple projects and deadlines at once and prioritize them.
    • Working knowledge of Google Suite and Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) is essential.
    • Experience with Every Action is a plus;
    • Experience as a staffer on a campaign or working for a caucus is preferred.
    • All candidates must possess a strong interest in electing Democratic pro-choice women to office and a commitment to the diversity of our staff, candidates, membership, and partners.
The salary for this position is $61,000 and comes with a comprehensive benefits package. The starting pay for this position is equal to others at the same level throughout the organization. Applications received by 5/31/2023  will be given priority. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted directly. No calls, please.

Our office is based in Washington, DC. This position is based in the DC office with a hybrid schedule requiring at least 3 days per week in office.  

About EMILYs List
EMILYs List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, works to elect Democratic pro-choice women up and down the ballot and across the country with a goal of fighting for our rights and our communities. Our work is centered around a fundamental vision: Run. Win. Change the World. EMILYs List has raised $850 million in service to that vision and has helped Democratic women win competitive elections by recruiting and training candidates, supporting and helping build strong campaigns, researching the issues that impact women and families, running one of the largest independent expenditure operations for Democrats, and turning out women voters to the polls. Since our founding in 1985, we have helped elect the country’s first woman as vice president, 175 women to the House, 26 to the Senate, 20 governors, and over 1,500 women to state and local office. More than 40% of the candidates EMILYs List has helped elect to Congress have been women of color. Visit for more information.

EMILYs List is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values a multicultural, diverse working environment. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply.

EMILYs List prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment based on gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran’s status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the person holding this position.  This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. EMILYs List reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary.