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Responsibilities

The Finance Director will work closely with the Chair and compliance team to manage the party’s financial and donor / stakeholder management operations. The ideal candidate will have experience in:

  • Event planning
  • Call time management
  • Donor research 
  • Online fundraising 
  • Organizational financial planning. 

The Finance Director will be responsible for managing call time and generating new prospects, overseeing all aspects of fundraising events, chasing-in pledges and communicating with donors. 

Desired Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum of two to three years fundraising experience with a political campaign, a state party or national committee, or a non-profit organization.
  • Experience running live events on Zoom.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Impeccable attention to detail and ability to work with a team in a fast-paced and demanding environment. 
  • Knowledge of NGPVAN required.
  • Project management experience and understanding of both state and federal election law preferred.
  • Willingness to travel throughout Michigan as needed and work evening and weekend hours as required.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Michigan Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer, and employs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, family medical status or genetic information, military service, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, height, weight, creed, economic status or disability.  

How to Apply

To apply please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to [email protected]. Position will be open until filled. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The Research Assistant will focus on filming and capturing in-person and online campaign events, rallies, media appearances, and interviews. A successful Research Assistant will be highly motivated, able to work in a fast-paced environment, demonstrate sound judgment, possess excellent communication skills, and be available to attend events with short notice.

Responsibilities

  • Attending in person public campaign events.
  • Identifying and monitoring real-time interviews, news, coverage, and events.
  • Writing and distributing rapid response reports that flag key moments, statements and comments from targets.
  • Maintaining event calendars.
  • Uploading and editing video and audio.
  • Working with the communications team to complete special projects and create content.
  • Performing additional research work as needed.

Qualifications

  • Willingness and ability to travel and attend events within Michigan.
  • Prior political campaign intern, staff, or volunteer experience preferred.
  • Research Assistant must be able to work independently and exercise discretion in making significant decisions on MDP’s behalf with regard to the development and prioritization of research materials.
  • Able to juggle multiple activities yet not lose focus on top priorities or let something slip through the cracks.
  • The applicant must be willing to work in a fast-paced campaign environment. Periodically long work hours are required.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Michigan Democratic Party is committed to diversity among its staff and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The Michigan Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer, and it is the MDP’s policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a resume and brief cover letter to [email protected]

The One Campaign For Michigan is seeking an experienced Data Director to add as a key member of our campaign’s leadership team. One Campaign for Michigan is the Michigan Democratic Party’s Coordinated Campaign for the 2022 general election. The Data Director will serve a key role in managing the coordinated campaign’s data and analytics program. 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 2022. 

This position will report to the Coordinated Campaign Director and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and refine vote goals used to inform the construction of a coordinated voter  outreach program while leading a team of junior-level data staff.
  • Make recommendations as to which additional polling and modeling projects are needed, and which lists should be developed or acquired. 
  • Able and eager to work with partners at the coordinated table by providing context, assistance, and receiving feedback when needed.
  • Develop volunteer mobilization and voter contact reporting tools in partnership with Coordinated Campaign Leadership. 

Qualifications

  • 2+ complete cycles campaign experience with at least one cycle of experience on a campaign data team.
  • A technical skill set that enables success in the job responsibilities detailed above,  including comfort work with SQL (multiple types of joins, aggregations, working with  multiple datasets) to create reports, VAN admin experience (such as creating accounts,  managing user profiles, setting up integrations), and a programming language of your  choice like Python or R for data manipulation and reporting. 
  • Excellent communication skills, including demonstrated ability to share data-informed  conclusions with a wide range of stakeholders with varying backgrounds and distill  complex analytics into actionable decisions. 
  • A track record of strategically prioritizing projects with the ability to be self-directed.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, particularly in ensuring reports  accurately reflect program work. 
  • Experience hiring and managing a team of data professionals to successfully hit  ambitious strategic goals.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Michigan Democratic Party is committed to diversity among its staff and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The Michigan Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer, and it is the MDP’s policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.

How to Apply

To apply, please fill out this form ASAP: https://tinyurl.com/2022MIDems   

The One Campaign For Michigan is seeking an experienced Operations Director to add as a key member of our campaign’s leadership team. One Campaign for Michigan is the Michigan Democratic Party’s Coordinated Campaign for the 2022 general election. The Operations Director will be responsible for managing the operations and logistics of a robust coordinated campaign. 

This position will report to the Coordinated Campaign Director and is based in Detroit, Michigan. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage all operations and logistics on the campaign, working closely with various departments to ensure needs are met.
  • Work closely with the Coordinated Director to monitor and manage the campaign budget and create statewide systems to streamline and navigate the needs of a statewide campaign. 
  • Support the hiring and onboarding process of new coordinated campaign staff.
  • Manage an operations team that scouts field offices, execute leases, set up utilities, and other necessary tasks.  
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications 

  • At least one cycle of campaign experience, with previous statewide operations experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong people management abilities, prior staff management experience preferred. 
  • Strong organizational skills, communication skills, attention to detail, responsiveness, and passion for the work. 
  • Active problem solver that’s willing to work long hours. 
  • Prior budgetary experience necessary. 
  • Must have access to a cell phone and vehicle.  

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Michigan Democratic Party is committed to diversity among its staff and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The Michigan Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer, and it is the MDP’s policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.

How to Apply

To apply, please fill out this form ASAP: https://tinyurl.com/2022MIDems 

The One Campaign For Michigan is seeking an experienced Organizing Director to lead a diverse and robust team of managers and organizers in Michigan in 2022. One Campaign for Michigan is the Michigan Democratic Party’s Coordinated Campaign for the 2022 general election. 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 2022. 

This position will report to the Coordinated Campaign Director and is based in Detroit, Michigan. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage, hire, train, and hold accountable an Organizing Leadership Team, including a Digital Organizing Director, Out of State Director, Deputy Organizing Directors, and Regional Organizing Directors to meet and exceed voter contact and capacity building goals. 
  • Develop and execute a statewide field plan and robust GOTV plan.
  • Build and implement systems and structures to lead a statewide organization to successfully meet daily and weekly goals. 
  • Oversee and ensure timely and accurate reporting and data management.
  • Willingness to manage a diverse team with different experiences and perspectives, and a commitment to helping staff grow and succeed. 
  • Keep your team focused and motivated in a high-stress, rigorous work schedule and environment.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned. 

Qualifications 

  • Previously held Organizing Director or Deputy Organizing Director with 4+ campaign cycles of field experience.
  • Experience hiring, managing, and training a sizable team.
  • Experience working in large, metric driven voter contact programs. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively and clearly communicate with different types of stakeholders, from high level elected officials to grassroots activists.
  • Must have access to a cell phone and vehicle. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Michigan Democratic Party is committed to diversity among its staff and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The Michigan Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer, and it is the MDP’s policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.

How to Apply

To apply, please fill out this form ASAP: https://tinyurl.com/2022MIDems 

The One Campaign For Michigan is seeking an experienced Deputy Organizing Director to lead a diverse and robust team of Regional Organizing Directors in Michigan in 2022. One Campaign for Michigan is the Michigan Democratic Party’s Coordinated Campaign for the 2022 general election. 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 2022. 

This position reports to the Organizing Director and is based in Detroit, Michigan. 

Responsibilities

  • Coach and manage a team of Regional Organizing Directors.
  • Develop strategies and systems that lead your regions to successfully meet and exceed daily, weekly, and phase organizing goals, as well as maintain data integrity. 
  • Assist the Organizing Director in program development and execution. 
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications 

  • 2+ cycles of organizing experience with staff management responsibilities, experience managing managers is preferred.
  • Ability to create a motivating and inclusive culture both in specific super-regions and statewide. 
  • Experience hiring and training a sizable team.
  • Willingness to manage a diverse team with different experiences and perspectives, and a commitment to helping them grow and succeed.
  • Experience working in large, metric driven voter contact programs. 
  • Must have access to a cell phone and vehicle. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Michigan Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer, and employs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, family medical status or genetic information, military service, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, height, weight, creed, economic status or disability.

How to Apply

To apply, please fill out this form ASAP: https://tinyurl.com/2022MIDems  

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