HR/Ops Manager

Wisconsin /
Operations – Wisconsin Ops Team /
Temporary Full Time
Position: HR/Ops Manager
Job Location: Wisconsin
Position Type: Full-Time/Exempt
Travel Percentage: 50%
Reports to: Operations Director


For Our Future and For Our Future Action Fund are seeking an HR/Operations Manager who has experience to facilitate day-to-day operations. The HR/Operations Manager will be responsible for supporting the hiring process, inventory management, logistical support, payroll assistance, helping staff navigate compliance and Human Resources issues, administering our Health and Safety system, and other HR/operations duties as assigned.

Successful candidates will bring all or most of the following skills and attributes to this position: a commitment to teamwork; have an exceptional ability to stay organized, manage their time effectively, and juggle several priorities that may change quickly; and finally possess a keen attention to detail.

Work will be scheduled in the evenings and/or weekends. This position requires creativity and flexibility due to the fast-paced nature and mission of our organization. This position is based in Wisconsin. The HR/Operations Manager will report to the Operations Director. 

This is a full-time position through at least November 11, 2022.

Essential Functions

    • Provide excellent customer service to employees and serve as the first point of contact for human resources inquiries & concerns.
    • Own major tasks as directed within the Operations and HR department, including but not limited to administration of our Health and Safety protocols, delivering policy updates to our full staff, ordering supplies, and more.
    • Order, store, ship, and organize all office supplies & equipment, including ensuring equipment is returned at the end of the election.
    • Assist with in-state hiring and tracking through HR software.
    • Perform phone screens and schedule interviews.
    • Conduct interviews and reference checks.
    • Update internal operation procedures documents as needed.
    • Coordinate with Operations Director to schedule team meetings and to provide follow-ups.
    • Support the HR/Operations Director in managing and resolving operational issues.
    • Manage all office orders on a regular basis. Store, file and retrieve corporate documents and reports as and when needed.
    • Manage incoming and outgoing letters and packages.
    • Perform general office administrative and clerical duties.
    • Maintain logs and spreadsheets for all office activities.
    • Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Skills and Qualifications

    • Extraordinary attention to detail.
    • Strong verbal communications and interpersonal skills.
    • Familiarity with administering databases, payroll and benefits preferred.
    • Experience managing staff and/or interns preferred.
    • Experience working on projects in a fast-paced environment.
    • Strong verbal communications and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to exercise good judgment in high-pressure situations. Flexibility and a willingness to take on new tasks as the responsibilities as the position evolves.
    • Commitment to the mission; Dedication to grassroots, local organizing and empowering state/local organizations to lead; understanding of local community-based organizations and respect for their leaders and programs.
    • Resourceful problem solver.
    • Reliable access to functioning computers and internet access.
    • Familiarity with G-Suite and Google Sheets preferred.
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office. Basic computer literacy and database skills.
    • Experience working or volunteering on a field campaign is a plus.

The salary for this position is based on experience and comes with a comprehensive benefits package.

    • Health Insurance Coverage - 95% Employer Paid and 5% Employee.
    • Paid parental leave.
    • Retirement Savings Plan with matching contributions up to the first 5%.
    • $150 Monthly Cell Phone and Internet Reimbursement.
    • 13 days paid time off every calendar year, as well as other paid holidays.

Expected Hours of Work

    • Normal hours of business are from 9:00 AM to at least 6:00 PM Monday thru Friday, however employees will be required to work outside of normal business hours including weekends and nights.
    • Employees are required to abide by certain blackout dates during a campaign cycle or other key deadlines, and generally not allowed to take off during blackout periods. Emergencies are not affected by this policy.

Work Environment

    • Employees will be required to work and interact, in an office environment or otherwise, with coworkers, volunteers, voters, or community partners on a regular basis. If state and government stay-at-home orders, phased reopening orders, or other factors related to the COVID-19 virus (or any other reason) limit For Our Future’s ability to engage safely in in-person work, employees may be assigned other duties to be conducted from their homes. 
Health and Safety
For Our Future Action Fund is committed to the health and safety of our colleagues, candidates and communities we serve. A condition of employment is that all employees are “up to date” with their COVID-19 vaccines, which means: (1) fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and (2) once eligible, boosted with a single dose of a COVID-19 booster shot. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon the individual proving they are fully vaccinated and boosted (if eligible) against COVID-19. Reasonable accommodations for religious or medical reasons will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law. Applicants may request a reasonable accommodation form from All medical information will be treated as confidential medical information, stored separately from employees’ personnel files, in accordance with applicable law.

Additional requirements include sharing your vaccine record in the employer’s vaccine record tool, and may include mask wearing and social distancing. Requirements may change in the future with evolving public health guidance and applicable laws.

Additional exemptions from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement are available for roles with a work location in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia in accordance with applicable state law. 

The COVID-19 vaccination requirement does not apply to roles with a work location in Montana or Tennessee. All qualified applicants for roles with a work location in Montana or Tennessee will be considered regardless of vaccination status as required by applicable state or local law.

About For Our Future Action Fund
Founded in 2016, For Our Future Action Fund and For Our Future run the largest, permanent progressive field program across key states. Our vision is to expand the progressive infrastructure and advance economic prosperity for all, strong community schools, climate justice, and racial and social justice. Along with community partners and volunteers, we consistently engage with people in face-to-face conversations around what issues matter most to them. By organizing people in lasting relationships, we win elections, drive local progress, make a community’s collective voice heard, and help build the transformative power needed to improve people’s lives.

For Our Future Action Fund is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This application will not be used for limiting or excluding any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law, including race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, personal appearance, family responsibilities, genetic information, matriculation, political affiliation, arrest record, conviction record, ancestry, military service, or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or ordinances. Should an applicant need reasonable accommodation in the application process, they should contact a company representative.

The relationship between you and the For Our Future Action Fund is referred to as “employment at will.” This means that your employment can be terminated at any time for any reason, with or without cause, with or without notice, by you or the For Our Future Action Fund/For Our Future. No representative of For Our Future Action Fund has authority to enter into any employment agreement with you that is contrary to the foregoing “employment at will” relationship. By signing below, you hereby affirm that your employment is “at will”, and that you acknowledge that no oral or written statements or representations regarding your employment can alter your “at will” status, except for a written statement signed by you and our Executive Director or duly authorized representative as determined by a resolution of the Board of Directors of For Our Future Action Fund.