The Michigan Democratic Party (MDP) is seeking an experienced Field Director to lead a diverse and robust team of Regional Field Directors (RFDs) and Field Organizers (FOs) in Michigan in 2020. We are looking for passionate, hardworking individuals who are committed to building the grassroots turnout operation needed to win elections up and down the ballot for Democrats in November 2020. Tasks and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage team of Regional Field Directors and Field Organizers.
  • Help draft and execute the field plan
  • Facilitate training and development of field staff
  • Ensure that all metrics related to field activities are properly tracked
  • Other assigned duties 

Required Qualifications 

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively and clearly communicate with different types of stakeholders, from high level elected officials to grassroots activists
  • Experience meeting deadlines, and the ability to manage many tasks simultaneously
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate priorities, needs and expectations to organizers and managers
  • Must have access to a cell phone and vehicle. 

Preferred Background & Experience 

  • Two cycles of organizing experience and one cycle of staff management experience
  • Proficiency with Votebuilder/VAN
  • Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Send cover letter and resumé to [email protected]

The Michigan Democratic Party (MDP) is seeking experienced Regional Field Directors (RFDs) to lead a diverse and robust organizing team in Michigan in 2020. We are looking for passionate, hardworking individuals who are committed to building the grassroots turnout operation needed to win elections up and down the ballot for Democrats in November 2020. RFDs will be responsible for coaching and managing a team of organizers and volunteers to hit data-driven organizing metrics. RFDs should be skilled managers, positive, solutions-oriented and capable of motivating a diverse team of organizers and volunteers. Candidates with experience developing accountability systems and using creativity to overcome organizing challenges are preferred. Tasks and responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Develop regional strategies and systems that lead your team to successfully meet daily and weekly organizing metrics, as well as maintain data integrity
  • Build and maintain political relationships with local leaders in your region
  • Work with state leadership to implement new communications, messaging, and digital strategies in your region
  • Keep your team focused and motivated in a high-stress, rigorous work schedule and environment
  • Consistently meet stated deadlines and communicate with state leadership when challenges arise that will prevent you and/or your team from meeting your goals 

Required Qualifications 

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively and clearly communicate with different types of stakeholders, from high level elected officials to grassroots activists
  • Experience meeting deadlines, and the ability to manage many tasks simultaneously
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate priorities, needs and expectations to organizers and managers
  • Must have access to a cell phone and vehicle.
  • Capacity and desire to work long hours in a campaign setting 

Preferred Background & Experience 

  • Two cycles of organizing experience and one cycle of staff management experience
  • Proficiency with Votebuilder/VAN
  • Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Send cover letter and resumé to [email protected]

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