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Position: Finance Director

Start Date: April 2022

Location: Nashville, TN

Reports To: Executive Director

 

Position Summary: The Finance Director will be a core role at the TNDP for 2022 and beyond. The Finance Director will manage the Finance Department to raise the money that the TNDP needs to secure victory in upcoming elections and fight back against the GOP majority. The Finance Director will lead the Finance Department to building lasting donor relationships and networks, see continual growth, and secure long term financial stability. The Finance Director will think ahead to future election years and how to grow the TNDP.

 

The 2022 Tennessee Coordinated Campaign, Take Back Tennessee, is the inaugural year of the path to turn Tennessee blue. Joining Take Back Tennessee will give staffers the chance to get in on the ground level of making history in Tennessee as well as run an innovative program that is equal parts experimental and strategic. The potential for 2022 includes registering over 200,000 new voters in Tennessee, flipping several seats across the state, pushing more districts into the flippable zone for 2024, and growing our Democratic momentum.  This position will require occasional travel and is an in-person position based out of the TNDP’s Nashville, TN headquarters. Irregular hours including nights and weekends as well as increasing hours are an expectation of the job.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Developing strategic fundraising plan for TNDP and bought-in coordinated candidates

  • Overseeing donor research, expanding donor networks, and maintaining donor database

  • Travel in and out of state to fundraise for the TNDP

  • Working with Operations Director and consultants to ensure compliance with state campaign finance laws

  • Working with staff, consultants, and vendors on an ambitious fundraising strategy implementing an annual fundraising calendar, including direct mail, email, events, and other targeted fundraising campaigns

  • Developing and conducting fundraising training for staff, candidates, and county parties

  • Raise funds through personal call time and sometimes assisting with call time management

  • Work with the Executive Director to ensure cash flow and budget projections are met

  • Work with the Chair, Executive Director, and compliance consultant to track income, expenses, and adjust goals, as needed

  • Working with and cultivating relationships with large donors

  • Planning, scheduling, and managing small-and large-scale fundraising events ranging from small social gatherings to large events with 500+ attendees

  • Recruiting, training, and supervising entry- and mid-level finance staff to assist with and strategy on data entry, call time, donor research, events, and other finance-related tasks

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of state party finance laws and regulations

  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license

  • Ability to travel by airplane

  • Fluency in VAN, Google Suite; other field tools a plus

  • Experience with state party and/or coordinated campaign fundraising

 

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in campaign, advocacy, non-profit finance

  • 3+ years experience in mid to senior-level campaign fundraising role

  • 2+ years experience managing staff

  • Fundraising event planning and management experience

  • Detailed knowledge of NGP and ActBlue

  • Detailed knowledge of campaign finance laws and regulations

  • Proven track record of raising funds from diverse sources, including prospecting new donors through research, digital fundraising, mail, and cold calls

  • Ability to identify and cultivate new and existing relationships with donors, prospective donors, partner organizations, candidates, electeds, and key stakeholders

  • Track record of fundraising planning and implementation, targeting contributors, and follow-through with pledges and donors

  • Comfortable with technology and learning new tech systems

  • Solutions-oriented, creative, and flexible – every day will look different, and it’s important to have a positive attitude, be a team player, and find creative solutions

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and proactively both with staff and with external partners

  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently and navigate competing priorities

  • Possess a sharp and critical eye for detail

  • Resilient, resourceful, and adaptive to priority shifts and change (big and small)

  • Have experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects at the same time while meeting tight deadlines

  • Highly communicative – responsive to internal and external requests, emails, and calls, within reason

  • Values and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion and enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Believes in and lives out the TNDP’s and DNC’s mission and values

 

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time position through 2022 and beyond. This position pay range is $5,000-$6,500 per month. Benefits include 100% employer coverage of medical and dental insurance as well as mileage reimbursements and 1 week accrued at the beginning of the calendar year plus 1 day of PTO gained per month. Staff may not use time off on blackout dates, and applicants are encouraged to inquire about blackout dates and work schedules during the interview process. 

 

To Apply: Email a current resume and sample fundraising plan to jobs@tndp.org. Include the subject line “Finance Director.” In the body of the email, tell us your anticipated start date and why you want to come Take Back Tennessee in 3 sentences or less.

The Tennessee Democratic Party (TNDP), 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 TNDP is an equal opportunity employer and it is our 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, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The TNDP is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The TNDP will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

Position: Finance Associate

Start Date: April 2022

Location: Nashville, TN

Reports To: Deputy Finance Director

 

Position Summary: The Finance Associate will assist with all projects and events planned by the finance department. The Finance Associate will conduct personal call time for small dollar donations, write and send donor correspondences, keep meticulous records, and collaborate with other departments. This is an entry-level position for anyone interested in learning more about campaign finance, fundraising, and other political components. 

 

The 2022 Tennessee Coordinated Campaign, Take Back Tennessee, is the inaugural year of the path to turn Tennessee blue. Joining Take Back Tennessee will give staffers the chance to get in on the ground level of making history in Tennessee as well as run an innovative program that is equal parts experimental and strategic. The potential for 2022 includes registering over 200,000 new voters in Tennessee, flipping several seats across the state, pushing more districts into the flippable zone for 2024, and growing our Democratic momentum.  This position will require occasional travel and is an in-person position based out of the TNDP’s Nashville, TN headquarters. Irregular hours including nights and weekends as well as increasing hours are an expectation of the job.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with fundraising events

  • Assisting with donor research, expanding donor networks, and maintaining

  • donor database

  • Developing call sheets, mailers, reports, thank you notes, and more

  • Conducting follow up on pledges and donations

  • Manage and track data in NGP to ensure updated and reliable information

  • Conducting personal call time (cold calls) for small dollar donations

  • Recruit and manage volunteers to help with large scale mailings

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

  • This position is entry-level and requires no previous experience, but preference will be given to candidates with political and/or fundraising experience

  • Proficiency in Google Suite, NGP-VAN, and ActBlue

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Comfortable with technology and learning new tech systems

  • Strong computer skills 

  • Solutions-oriented, creative, and flexible – every day will look different, and it’s important to have a positive attitude, be a team player, and find creative solutions

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and proactively both with staff and with external partners

  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently and navigate competing priorities

  • Possess a sharp and critical eye for detail

  • Resilient, resourceful, and adaptive to priority shifts and change (big and small)

  • Have experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects at the same time while meeting tight deadlines

  • Highly communicative – responsive to internal and external requests, emails, and calls, within reason

  • Values and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion and enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Believes in and lives out the TNDP’s and DNC’s mission and values

 

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time, contracted position through November 15, 2022. This position pay range is $2,500-$3,000 per month. Benefits include 100% employer coverage of medical and dental insurance as well as mileage reimbursements and 1 day of PTO gained per month. Staff may not use time off on blackout dates, and applicants are encouraged to inquire about blackout dates and work schedules during the interview process. There is a potential for rent-free supporter housing for the duration of the contract, but this is not guaranteed.

 

To Apply: Email a current resume to jobs@tndp.org. Include the subject line “Finance Associate.” In the body of the email, tell us your anticipated start date and why you want to come Take Back Tennessee in 3 sentences or less.

The Tennessee Democratic Party (TNDP), 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 TNDP is an equal opportunity employer and it is our 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, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The TNDP is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The TNDP will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

Position: Coordinated Organizing Director

Start Date: April 2022

Location: Nashville, TN

Reports To: Executive Director and Coordinated Campaign Director

 

Position Summary: The Political and Organizing Director will lead the largest and most goal-driven department within the TNDP’s 2022 coordinated campaign. This combined department director role will oversee deputy political and organizing directors to manage both branches of voter and stakeholder mobilization. Additionally, the Political and Organizing Director will manage directors focused on county party growth and support and the management of our coordinated campaign candidate support structure. Finally, this role has the potential to extend beyond 2022 and become a core role at the TNDP for years to come. 

 

The 2022 Tennessee Coordinated Campaign, Take Back Tennessee, is the inaugural year of the path to turn Tennessee blue. Joining Take Back Tennessee will give staffers the chance to get in on the ground level of making history in Tennessee as well as run an innovative program that is equal parts experimental and strategic. The potential for 2022 includes registering over 200,000 new voters in Tennessee, flipping several seats across the state, pushing more districts into the flippable zone for 2024, and growing our Democratic momentum.  This position will require occasional travel and is an in-person position based out of the TNDP’s Nashville, TN headquarters. Irregular hours including nights and weekends as well as increasing hours are an expectation of the job.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take the lead on political and organizing strategy for 2022 and long term strategy into 2023 and beyond

  • Develop and manage relationships with key stakeholders (elected officials, candidates, county party chairs, donors, allied groups, other partners, etc.)

  • Recruit and support candidates through the coordinated campaign buy-in process and beyond

  • Collaborate across teams to plan and execute political goals for the TNDP, including those around county parties, candidates, voter contact/organizing, etc.

  • Manage political and organizing department to include Deputy Political Directors, Deputy Organizing Director, State Campaigns Director, and Party Affairs Director

  • Assist with the hiring, training and development of political, campaign, and organizing staff across the state

  • Communicate and contextualize programmatic updates/priorities to the team and share salient programmatic feedback and recommendations

  • Work with the Data team to ensure data integrity and run a metrics based field program

  • Goals include: increased Democratic voter turnout, increase number of people enrolled in vote-by-mail, increased number of Democratic voters registered

  • Maintain a cohesive field effort among the counties for non-election year activities

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license

  • Knowledge and fluency in p2p platforms, social media platforms and relational organizing tools in addition to fluency in best practices within those platforms

  • Experience with distributed organizing programs

  • Advanced Votebuilder, excel, and digital tool skills

 

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of political, campaign management, and/or organizing experience

  • 3+ more years of experience managing and coaching staff to meet goals as well as a proven track record of effective recruitment, management and development of a diverse staff

  • Detailed knowledge of VAN, Mobilize, and other field/RVP tools

  • Experience creating clear, transparent processes for voter contact goal construction, accountability, and reporting for all organizing staff

  • Knowledge of volunteer and paid tactics, and when/how to deploy them effectively and efficiently

  • Excels at building relationships and finding solutions to difficult situations

  • Comfortable and confident in public speaking, particularly with grassroots leaders

  • Clear, effective, high-quality writer

  • Experience building and overseeing a political program

  • Experience managing managers

  • Experience at a senior level on a competitive candidate campaign

  • Possess a sharp and critical eye for detail

  • Resilient, resourceful, and adaptive to priority shifts and change (big and small)

  • Kind but willing to apply soft elbows when needed

  • Have experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects at the same time while meeting tight deadlines

  • Highly communicative – responsive to internal and external requests, emails, and calls, within reason

  • Values and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion and enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Believes in and lives out the TNDP’s and DNC’s mission and values 

 

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time position through 2022 and potentially beyond. This position pay range is $4,500-$6,000 per month. Benefits include 100% employer coverage of medical and dental insurance as well as mileage reimbursements and 1 week each January plus 1 day of PTO gained per month. Staff may not use time off on blackout dates, and applicants are encouraged to inquire about blackout dates and work schedules during the interview process.

 

To Apply: Email a current resume and sample field or political plan to jobs@tndp.org. Include the subject line “Political and Organizing Director.” In the body of the email, tell us your anticipated start date and why you want to come Take Back Tennessee in 3 sentences or less.

The Tennessee Democratic Party (TNDP), 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 TNDP is an equal opportunity employer and it is our 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, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The TNDP is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The TNDP will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.Position: Coordinated Organizing Director

Start Date: February/March 2022

Location: Nashville, TN

Reports To: Coordinated Campaign Director

 

Position Summary: The Coordinated Organizing Director will be the leader of the TNDP’s 2022 coordinated campaign organizing program. The Coordinated Organizing Director will manage a Deputy Organizing Director and Regional Organizing Directors who will manage Organizers to meet various voter contact and volunteer recruitment/retention goals. The Coordinated Organizing Director will also work closely with the Party Affairs Director to support the growth and success of county parties and the State Campaigns Director to support the growth and success of coordinated candidate campaigns. 

 

The 2022 Tennessee Coordinated Campaign, Take Back Tennessee, is the inaugural year of the path to turn Tennessee blue. Joining Take Back Tennessee will give staffers the chance to get in on the ground level of making history in Tennessee as well as run an innovative program that is equal parts experimental and strategic. The potential for 2022 includes registering over 200,000 new voters in Tennessee, flipping several seats across the state, pushing more districts into the flippable zone for 2024, and growing our Democratic momentum.  This position will require occasional travel and is an in-person position based out of the TNDP’s Nashville, TN headquarters. Irregular hours including nights and weekends as well as increasing hours are an expectation of the job.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Partner with State Campaigns Director, Community Engagement Director, and Party Affairs Director to develop an organizing plan that supports campaign teams, candidates, and county parties

  • Design and implement online infrastructure to expand relationships with volunteers and supporters

  • Build meaningful relationships with and opportunities for local grassroots leaders and county parties

  • Develop strategies and systems that lead the organizing program to successfully meet daily, weekly, and phase organizing metrics, as well as maintain data integrity

  • Develop strong relationships with other departments and build cross-departmental systems and structures to support the organizing team

  • Manage and support a Deputy Organizing Director, Regional Organizing Directors, and Organizers in executing voter contact efforts, such as phone banks, canvasses, and voter registration and recruiting, developing and training volunteer teams and leaders

  • Motivate field staff to meet goals, including establishing evaluation and accountability systems in the field to ensure that campaign goals are met

  • Plan and execute ID, persuasion, absentee, and GOTV programs

  • Collaborate with Data Director to gather and integrate into the Voter File the best available analytics, modeling, and voter-identification information

  • Ensure that all metrics related to field activities are properly tracked

  • Conduct coaching and accountability conversations with organizing staff who are falling short of their goals

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable access to a vehicle

  • Experience in red and rural areas

  • Experience managing managers

 

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience working on political campaigns in field

  • 2+ years of paid staff management experience on a political campaign as a Field Director or Deputy Field Director

  • Experience recruiting, hiring, training, and managing field staff

  • Experience writing field and GOTV plans

  • Experience targeting and creating persuasion and GOTV universes based on modeling

  • Extensive knowledge of and experience working with VoteBuilder (VAN), Mobilize, texting and dialer platforms, and other field/RVP tools

  • Willingness to manage a diverse team with different experiences and perspectives, and a commitment to helping them grow and succeed

  • Knowledge of volunteer and paid tactics, and when/how to deploy them effectively and efficiently

  • Comfortable and confident in public speaking, particularly with grassroots leaders

  • Commitment to using data to inform decisions

  • Experience creating clear, transparent processes for voter contact goal construction, accountability, and reporting for all organizing staff

  • Comfortable with technology and learning new tech systems

  • Strong computer skills 

  • Solutions-oriented, creative, and flexible – every day will look different, and it’s important to have a positive attitude, be a team player, and find creative solutions

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and proactively both with staff and with external partners

  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently and navigate competing priorities

  • Possess a sharp and critical eye for detail

  • Resilient, resourceful, and adaptive to priority shifts and change (big and small)

  • Have experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects at the same time while meeting tight deadlines

  • Highly communicative – responsive to internal and external requests, emails, and calls, within reason

  • Values and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion and enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Believes in and lives out the TNDP’s and DNC’s mission and values

 

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time, contracted position through November 15, 2022. This position salary range is $4,500 -$6,000 per month. Benefits include 100% employer coverage of medical and dental insurance as well as mileage reimbursements and 1 day of PTO gained per month. Staff may not use time off on blackout dates, and applicants are encouraged to inquire about blackout dates and work schedules during the interview process.


To Apply: Email a current resume and sample field plan to jobs@tndp.org. Include the subject line “Coordinated Organizing Director.” In the body of the email, tell us your anticipated start date and why you want to come Take Back Tennessee in 3 sentences or less.

Position: Deputy Organizing Director

Start Date: March/April 2022

Location: Nashville, TN

Reports To: Coordinated Organizing Director

 

Position Summary: The Deputy Organizing Director will be the secondary leader of the TNDP’s 2022 coordinated campaign organizing program. The Deputy Organizing Director will manage Regional Organizing Directors who will manage Organizers to meet various voter contact and volunteer recruitment/retention goals. The Deputy Organizing Director will also work closely with the Party Affairs Director to support the growth and success of county parties and the State Campaigns Director to support the growth and success of coordinated candidate campaigns. 

 

The 2022 Tennessee Coordinated Campaign, Take Back Tennessee, is the inaugural year of the path to turn Tennessee blue. Joining Take Back Tennessee will give staffers the chance to get in on the ground level of making history in Tennessee as well as run an innovative program that is equal parts experimental and strategic. The potential for 2022 includes registering over 200,000 new voters in Tennessee, flipping several seats across the state, pushing more districts into the flippable zone for 2024, and growing our Democratic momentum.  This position will require occasional travel and is an in-person position based out of the TNDP’s Nashville, TN headquarters. Irregular hours including nights and weekends as well as increasing hours are an expectation of the job.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Partner with State Campaigns Director, Community Engagement Director, and Party Affairs Director to develop an organizing plan that supports campaign teams, candidates, and county parties

  • Design and implement online infrastructure to expand relationships with volunteers and supporters

  • Build meaningful relationships with and opportunities for local grassroots leaders and county parties

  • Develop strategies and systems that lead the organizing program to successfully meet daily, weekly, and phase organizing metrics, as well as maintain data integrity

  • Develop strong relationships with other departments and build cross-departmental systems and structures to support the organizing team

  • Manage and support Regional Field Managers and Organizers in executing voter contact efforts, such as phone banks, canvasses, and voter registration and recruiting, developing and training volunteer teams and leaders

  • Motivate field staff to meet goals, including establishing evaluation and accountability systems in the field to ensure that campaign goals are met

  • Plan and execute ID, persuasion, absentee, and GOTV programs

  • Collaborate with Data Director to gather and integrate into the Voter File the best available analytics, modeling, and voter-identification information

  • Ensure that all metrics related to field activities are properly tracked

  • Conduct coaching and accountability conversations with organizing staff who are falling short of their goals

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable access to a vehicle

  • Experience in red and rural areas

  • Experience managing managers

 

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience working on political campaigns in field

  • 2+ years of paid staff management experience on a political campaign as a Field Director, Deputy or Regional Field Director

  • Experience recruiting, hiring, training, and managing field staff

  • Experience writing field and GOTV plans

  • Experience targeting and creating persuasion and GOTV universes based on modeling

  • Extensive knowledge of and experience working with VoteBuilder (VAN), Mobilize, texting and dialer platforms, and other field/RVP tools

  • Willingness to manage a diverse team with different experiences and perspectives, and a commitment to helping them grow and succeed

  • Knowledge of volunteer and paid tactics, and when/how to deploy them effectively and efficiently

  • Comfortable and confident in public speaking, particularly with grassroots leaders

  • Commitment to using data to inform decisions

  • Experience creating clear, transparent processes for voter contact goal construction, accountability, and reporting for all organizing staff

  • Comfortable with technology and learning new tech systems

  • Strong computer skills 

  • Solutions-oriented, creative, and flexible – every day will look different, and it’s important to have a positive attitude, be a team player, and find creative solutions

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and proactively both with staff and with external partners

  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently and navigate competing priorities

  • Possess a sharp and critical eye for detail

  • Resilient, resourceful, and adaptive to priority shifts and change (big and small)

  • Have experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects at the same time while meeting tight deadlines

  • Highly communicative – responsive to internal and external requests, emails, and calls, within reason

  • Values and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion and enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Believes in and lives out the TNDP’s and DNC’s mission and values

 

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time, contracted position through November 15, 2022. This position salary range is $3,500-$5,000 per month. Benefits include 100% employer coverage of medical and dental insurance as well as mileage reimbursements and 1 day of PTO gained per month. Staff may not use time off on blackout dates, and applicants are encouraged to inquire about blackout dates and work schedules during the interview process.

 

To Apply: Email a current resume and sample field plan to jobs@tndp.org. Include the subject line “Deputy Organizing Director.” In the body of the email, tell us your anticipated start date and why you want to come Take Back Tennessee in 3 sentences or less.

Position: Regional Organizing Director

Start Date: Rolling beginning March 2022

Location: Will be turfed to a geographic section of Tennessee upon hire

Reports To: Coordinated Organizing Director, Deputy Organizing Director

 

Position Summary: Regional Organizing Directors will be key members of the TNDP’s 2022 coordinated campaign organizing program. Regional Organizing Directors will manage Organizers to meet various voter contact and volunteer recruitment/retention goals. 

 

The 2022 Tennessee Coordinated Campaign, Take Back Tennessee, is the inaugural year of the path to turn Tennessee blue. Joining Take Back Tennessee will give staffers the chance to get in on the ground level of making history in Tennessee as well as run an innovative program that is equal parts experimental and strategic. The potential for 2022 includes registering over 200,000 new voters in Tennessee, flipping several seats across the state, pushing more districts into the flippable zone for 2024, and growing our Democratic momentum.  This position will require occasional travel and is an in-person position based out of the TNDP’s Nashville, TN headquarters. Irregular hours including nights and weekends as well as increasing hours are an expectation of the job.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build meaningful relationships with and opportunities for local grassroots leaders and county parties

  • Develop strategies and systems that lead the organizing program to successfully meet daily, weekly, and phase organizing metrics, as well as maintain data integrity

  • Manage and support Organizers in executing voter contact efforts, such as phone banks, canvasses, and voter registration and recruiting, developing and training volunteer teams and leaders

  • Motivate field staff to meet goals, including establishing evaluation and accountability systems in the field to ensure that campaign goals are met

  • Plan and execute ID, persuasion, absentee, and GOTV programs

  • Ensure that all metrics related to field activities are properly tracked

  • Conduct coaching and accountability conversations with organizing staff who are falling short of their goals

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable access to a vehicle

  • Experience in red and rural areas

  • Experience managing organizers

 

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience working on political campaigns in field

  • Knowledge of and experience working with VoteBuilder (VAN), Mobilize, texting and dialer platforms, and other field/RVP tools

  • Willingness to manage a diverse team with different experiences and perspectives, and a commitment to helping them grow and succeed

  • Comfortable and confident in public speaking, particularly with grassroots leaders

  • Commitment to using data to inform decisions

  • Experience creating clear, transparent processes for voter contact goal construction, accountability, and reporting for all organizing staff

  • Comfortable with technology and learning new tech systems

  • Strong computer skills 

  • Solutions-oriented, creative, and flexible – every day will look different, and it’s important to have a positive attitude, be a team player, and find creative solutions

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and proactively both with staff and with external partners

  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently and navigate competing priorities

  • Possess a sharp and critical eye for detail

  • Resilient, resourceful, and adaptive to priority shifts and change (big and small)

  • Have experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects at the same time while meeting tight deadlines

  • Highly communicative – responsive to internal and external requests, emails, and calls, within reason

  • Values and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion and enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Believes in and lives out the TNDP’s and DNC’s mission and values

 

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time, contracted position through November 15, 2022. This position salary range is $3,000-$4,000 per month. Benefits include 100% employer coverage of medical and dental insurance as well as mileage reimbursements and 1 day of PTO gained per month. Staff may not use time off on blackout dates. There is a potential for rent-free supporter housing for the duration of the contract, but this is not guaranteed.


To Apply: Email a current resume to jobs@tndp.org. Include the subject line “Regional Organizing Director.” In the body of the email, tell us your anticipated start date and why you want to come Take Back Tennessee in 3 sentences or less.

Position: Organizer

Start Date: Rolling beginning in February 2022

Location: Will be turfed to a geographic section of Tennessee upon hire

Reports To: Regional Field Manager, Deputy Organizing Director

 

Position Summary: Organizers will play a key role in the 2022 TNDP coordinated campaign, Take Back Tennessee. Organizers will recruit and manage volunteers and volunteer team leaders to conduct voter contact including canvassing, phone banking, text banking, letter writing, and more. Our organizers will also support county parties in recruitment and voter contact efforts of their own. Additionally, our organizers will have significant focus on registering new voters throughout 2022. Organizers will get the unique opportunity to work closely with TNDP staff as well as local candidates.

 

The 2022 Tennessee Coordinated Campaign, Take Back Tennessee, is the inaugural year of the path to turn Tennessee blue. Joining Take Back Tennessee will give staffers the chance to get in on the ground level of making history in Tennessee as well as run an innovative program that is equal parts experimental and strategic. The potential for 2022 includes registering over 200,000 new voters in Tennessee, flipping several seats across the state, pushing more districts into the flippable zone for 2024, and growing our Democratic momentum.  This position will require frequent travel and is an in-person position located in Tennessee. Irregular hours including nights and weekends as well as increasing hours are an expectation of the job.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be the lead in your turf for voter registration efforts, engaging communities around local issues and elections, and other outreach activities as directed

  • Recruit and train volunteers who are vital to the success of the TNDP

  • Coordinate local and county events (virtually and in-person) to educate and mobilize voters

  • Build relationships and engage with community organizations and local stakeholders

  • Leverage digital and field tools to motivate, recruit, and train volunteers and voters

  • Provide support to assigned county parties and local Democratic organizations as needed

  • Recruit, coach, train and manage volunteer team leaders across the state who are ready to organize their own voter contact actions and take on the management of their own teams of volunteers

  • Persuade and mobilize voters for the TNDP’s coordinated slate of candidates 

  • Use various organizing tactics, including 1:1 conversations, phone calls, texting, and social media engagement to grow our network of action-oriented volunteers

  • Enter and track data in VAN

  • Monitor and hold self accountable to metric goals daily and weekly

  • Travel across your turf, sometimes quite a distance, regularly to participate in voter contact, volunteer management, and events as needed

  • Independently determine what you need to do in the field to meet your metric goals while also asking for help when you need it

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • This is an entry level position, and previous formal campaign experience is not required; however, preference will be given to candidates with organizing experience

  • Have access to reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license

  • Knowledge and familiarity with NGP/VAN platform and other field/RVP tools is highly desired

  • Detailed understanding of Google Suite

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to comprehend and utilize the competing components of a winning campaign including field, fundraising, political, and communications

  • Solutions-oriented, creative, and flexible – every day will look different, and it’s important to have a positive attitude, be a team player, and find creative solutions

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and proactively both with staff and with external partners

  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently and navigate competing priorities

  • Comfortable with technology and learning new tech systems

  • Possess a sharp and critical eye for detail

  • Resilient, resourceful, and adaptive to priority shifts and change (big and small)

  • Have experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects at the same time while meeting tight deadlines

  • Highly communicative – responsive to internal and external requests, emails, and calls, within reason

  • Values and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion and enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Believes in and lives out the TNDP’s and DNC’s mission and values 

 

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time, contracted position through November 15, 2022. This position pays $3,000 per month. Benefits include 100% employer coverage of medical and dental insurance as well as mileage reimbursements and 1 day of PTO gained per month. Staff may not use time off on blackout dates, and applicants are encouraged to inquire about blackout dates and work schedules during the interview process. There is a potential for rent-free supporter housing for the duration of the contract, but this is not guaranteed.

 

To Apply: Email a current resume to jobs@tndp.org. Include the subject line “Organizer.” In the body of the email, tell us your anticipated start date and why you want to come Take Back Tennessee in 3 sentences or less.

The Tennessee Democratic Party (TNDP), 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 TNDP is an equal opportunity employer and it is our 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, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The TNDP is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The TNDP will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

Position: Coordinated Operations Director

Start Date: April 2022

Location: Nashville, TN

Reports To: Coordinated Campaign Director

 

Position Summary: The Coordinated Operations Director will be the lead operations strategist for the TNDP’s 2022 coordinated campaign. The Coordinated Operations Director will work closely with the permanent Operations Director to purchase and disperse supplies to coordinated campaign staff, plan purchasing, and meticulously track the coordinated campaign budget. The Coordinated Operations Director will ensure that all coordinated campaign staff are fully supported in the field.

 

The 2022 Tennessee Coordinated Campaign, Take Back Tennessee, is the inaugural year of the path to turn Tennessee blue. Joining Take Back Tennessee will give staffers the chance to get in on the ground level of making history in Tennessee as well as run an innovative program that is equal parts experimental and strategic. The potential for 2022 includes registering over 200,000 new voters in Tennessee, flipping several seats across the state, pushing more districts into the flippable zone for 2024, and growing our Democratic momentum.  This position will require occasional travel and is an in-person position based out of the TNDP’s Nashville, TN headquarters. Irregular hours including nights and weekends as well as increasing hours are an expectation of the job.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all operational and logistical aspects of the coordinated campaign

  • In close collaboration with the Coordinated Campaign Director and Operations Director, will track all spending on behalf of the coordinated campaign and oversee the coordinated campaign budget

  • Oversee the search and management of supporter housing for staff

  • Support the hiring and onboarding processes of new campaign staff in close coordination with the TNDP’s Human Resources Manager

  • Manage all operations and logistics on the coordinated campaign, working closely with various departments to ensure needs are met

  • Plan, purchase, and distribute literature and other field materials

  • Scout office and/or working locations for field staff

  • Work with the data and communications departments to plan effective spending on paid communications

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable access to a vehicle

  • Rural and urban organizing experience

  • Experience participating in mail, paid digital, and other paid communications campaigns

 

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of political campaign experience 

  • 2+ years of campaign operations experience, with previous statewide/coordinated campaign operations experience strongly preferred

  • Prior budgetary experience

  • Experience managing paid staff

  • Experience in political organizing

  • Comfortable with technology and learning new tech systems

  • Strong computer skills 

  • Solutions-oriented, creative, and flexible – every day will look different, and it’s important to have a positive attitude, be a team player, and find creative solutions

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and proactively both with staff and with external partners

  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently and navigate competing priorities

  • Possess a sharp and critical eye for detail

  • Resilient, resourceful, and adaptive to priority shifts and change (big and small)

  • Have experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects at the same time while meeting tight deadlines

  • Highly communicative – responsive to internal and external requests, emails, and calls, within reason

  • Values and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion and enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Believes in and lives out the TNDP’s and DNC’s mission and values

 

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time, contracted position through November 15, 2022. This position pay range is $3,500-$5,000 per month. Benefits include 100% employer coverage of medical and dental insurance as well as mileage reimbursements and 1 week plus 1 days of PTO gained per month. Staff may not use time off on blackout dates, and applicants are encouraged to inquire about blackout dates and work schedules during the interview process.

 

To Apply: Email a current resume to jobs@tndp.org. Include the subject line “Coordinated Operations Director.” In the body of the email, tell us your anticipated start date and why you want to come Take Back Tennessee in 3 sentences or less.

The Tennessee Democratic Party (TNDP), 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 TNDP is an equal opportunity employer and it is our 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, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The TNDP is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The TNDP will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

Position: HR Manager

Start Date: May 2022

Location: Nashville, TN

Reports To: Operations Director

 

Position Summary: The HR Manager will be responsible for maintaining strong personnel support and structure throughout the TNDP’s 2022 coordinated campaign. The HR Manager will work closely with the Operations Director, Coordinated Operations Director, and other departmental leaders to onboard and offboard staff, ensure proper training, and navigate complex and fast-paced work environments to provide for everyone’s best interest.

 

The 2022 Tennessee Coordinated Campaign, Take Back Tennessee, is the inaugural year of the path to turn Tennessee blue. Joining Take Back Tennessee will give staffers the chance to get in on the ground level of making history in Tennessee as well as run an innovative program that is equal parts experimental and strategic. The potential for 2022 includes registering over 200,000 new voters in Tennessee, flipping several seats across the state, pushing more districts into the flippable zone for 2024, and growing our Democratic momentum.  This position will require occasional travel and is an in-person position based out of the TNDP’s Nashville, TN headquarters. Irregular hours including nights and weekends as well as increasing hours are an expectation of the job.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain personnel records and files

  • Ensure that time off requests are properly submitted and granted

  • Oversee benefits, reimbursements, and onboarding/offboarding of staff

  • Supports and advocates for staff and the integrity of the TNDP’s 2022 coordinated campaign

  • Facilitates professional development, training, and certification activities for staff

  • Collaborates with senior leadership to understand the TNDP’s goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention

  • Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organizations human resource compliance and strategy needs

  • Administers or oversees the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license

  • Staff management experience

  • Experience managing managers

  • Experience planning trainings and training staff

  • Personnel budget experience

 

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of previous political operations and/or human resources experience

  • Organizing/political campaign experience

  • Comfortable with technology and learning new tech systems

  • Strong computer skills 

  • Solutions-oriented, creative, and flexible – every day will look different, and it’s important to have a positive attitude, be a team player, and find creative solutions

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and proactively both with staff and with external partners

  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently and navigate competing priorities

  • Possess a sharp and critical eye for detail

  • Resilient, resourceful, and adaptive to priority shifts and change (big and small)

  • Have experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects at the same time while meeting tight deadlines

  • Highly communicative – responsive to internal and external requests, emails, and calls, within reason

  • Values and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion and enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Believes in and lives out the TNDP’s and DNC’s mission and values

 

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time, contracted position through November 15, 2022. This position pay range is $3,000-$4,000 per month. Benefits include 100% employer coverage of medical and dental insurance as well as mileage reimbursements and 1 day of PTO gained per month. Staff may not use time off on blackout dates, and applicants are encouraged to inquire about blackout dates and work schedules during the interview process.

 

To Apply: Email a current resume to jobs@tndp.org. Include the subject line “HR Manager.” In the body of the email, tell us your anticipated start date and why you want to come Take Back Tennessee in 3 sentences or less.

The Tennessee Democratic Party (TNDP), 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 TNDP is an equal opportunity employer and it is our 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, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The TNDP is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The TNDP will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

Position: Coordinated Call Time Director

Start Date: May 2022

Location: Nashville, TN

Reports To: Finance Director

 

Position Summary: The Statewide Call Time Director will go beyond a traditional call time role and create and implement call time strategy for TNDP senior leadership as well as TNDP’s 2022 coordinated campaign candidates. This is not a role that exclusively manages call time; instead the Statewide Call Time Director will set standards for call time best practices and call time goals. The Statewide Call Time Director will support Regional Fundraising Managers by rolling down call time strategy to meet call time fundraising goals across the state.

 

The 2022 Tennessee Coordinated Campaign, Take Back Tennessee, is the inaugural year of the path to turn Tennessee blue. Joining Take Back Tennessee will give staffers the chance to get in on the ground level of making history in Tennessee as well as run an innovative program that is equal parts experimental and strategic. The potential for 2022 includes registering over 200,000 new voters in Tennessee, flipping several seats across the state, pushing more districts into the flippable zone for 2024, and growing our Democratic momentum.  This position will require occasional travel and is an in-person position based out of the TNDP’s Nashville, TN headquarters. Irregular hours including nights and weekends as well as increasing hours are an expectation of the job.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Developing call sheets for HQ staff and assisting Regional Fundraising Managers with preparing call sheets for candidates

  • Managing follow up on pledges and donations recruited through HQ call time

  • Schedule and manage call time for HQ staff

  • Working with staff, consultants and vendors on an ambitious fundraising strategy, including assisting the Finance Director and consultants in implementing an annual fundraising calendar, including direct mail, email, events, and other targeted fundraising campaigns

  • Maintaining donor and prospect lists for HQ call time and assisting Regional Fundraising Managers in maintaining lists for their candidates

  • Developing and conducting fundraising call time training for staff, candidates, and county party leaders and members

  • Maintain and ensure accuracy of donor database and conducting research on new and potential contributors

  • Raise funds through staffing Chair, Executive Director, and HQ staff during call time

  • Be a resource for Democratic County Parties, elected officials, staff, and candidates on fundraising strategy and reporting

  • Work with the Executive Director to ensure cash flow and budget projections are met

  • Work with the Chair, Executive Director, and compliance consultant to track income, expenses, and adjust goals, as needed

  • Report income and expenses for all fundraising channels weekly, monthly, and oftentimes daily

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing staff 

  • Have dependable transportation and a valid driver’s license 

  • Fluency in VAN, Google Suite; other field tools a plus

  • Experience with state party and/or coordinated campaign fundraising and finance regulations

 

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience on political campaigns

  • 2+ years experience in campaign fundraising

  • Detailed knowledge of NGP and ActBlue, familiarity with NGP8’s call time app, CallTime.ai, Numero.ai, and Google Sheets (and have a favorite), can recommend a solution appropriate for the resources of the Candidate

  • Can draft an ask, adept at pivots, can adjust targets to topical news

  • An enthusiastic and confident champion of call time, a coach, team captain and cheerleader, patient with novices

  • Intuitive with tech, comfortable researching features and solutions, and sharing new knowledge with team members

  • Knowledge of campaign finance laws and regulations

  • Demonstrated success in fundraising campaigns and track record of fundraising planning, implementation, and follow-through

  • Proven track record of raising funds from diverse sources, including prospecting new donors through research and cold calls

  • Comfortable with technology and learning new tech systems

  • Strong computer skills 

  • Solutions-oriented, creative, and flexible – every day will look different, and it’s important to have a positive attitude, be a team player, and find creative solutions

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and proactively both with staff and with external partners

  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently and navigate competing priorities

  • Possess a sharp and critical eye for detail

  • Resilient, resourceful, and adaptive to priority shifts and change (big and small)

  • Have experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects at the same time while meeting tight deadlines

  • Highly communicative – responsive to internal and external requests, emails, and calls, within reason

  • Values and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion and enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Believes in and lives out the TNDP’s and DNC’s mission and values

 

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time, contracted position through November 15, 2022. This position pay range is $3,500-$5,000 per month. Benefits include 100% employer coverage of medical and dental insurance as well as mileage reimbursements and 1 day of PTO gained per month. Staff may not use time off on blackout dates, and applicants are encouraged to inquire about blackout dates and work schedules during the interview process.

 

To Apply: Email a current resume and sample fundraising plan to jobs@tndp.org. Include the subject line “Statewide Call Time Director.” In the body of the email, tell us your anticipated start date and why you want to come Take Back Tennessee in 3 sentences or less.

The Tennessee Democratic Party (TNDP), 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 TNDP is an equal opportunity employer and it is our 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, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The TNDP is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The TNDP will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

Position: Data Director

Start Date: March 2022

Location: Nashville, TN

Reports To: Executive Director and Coordinated Campaign Director

 

Position Summary: The Data Director will be a core member of the TNDP for 2022 and beyond. The Data Director is responsible for creating persuasion, mobilization, and volunteer recruitment universes as well as reporting structures to track progress to goal across the state. The Data Director will manage the data team including the Deputy Data Director and Data Associates. The Data Director will strategize on paths to victory, analyze data, and work with TNDP leadership to turn Tennessee blue. 

 

The 2022 Tennessee Coordinated Campaign, Take Back Tennessee, is the inaugural year of the path to turn Tennessee blue. Joining Take Back Tennessee will give staffers the chance to get in on the ground level of making history in Tennessee as well as run an innovative program that is equal parts experimental and strategic. The potential for 2022 includes registering over 200,000 new voters in Tennessee, flipping several seats across the state, pushing more districts into the flippable zone for 2024, and growing our Democratic momentum.  This position will require occasional travel and is an in-person position based out of the TNDP’s Nashville, TN headquarters. Irregular hours including nights and weekends as well as increasing hours are an expectation of the job.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the DNC and Secretary of State’s office to ensure timely and accurate updates of the voter file, absentee data, and polling locations

  • Administer the TNDP’s VAN committees, including user permissions, accounts, shared data sets, and other settings

  • Develop and deliver training and best practices, particularly around VAN and other voter contact tools

  • Provide support to committee admins and users by setting up troubleshooting standards and systems of communication

  • Oversee contracts, payments, and access for VAN

  • Create voter contact and volunteer recruitment universes

  • Produce analysis of voter contact results, program health, early vote and absentee turnout, voter registration, and other data relevant to campaigns and present these effectively to leadership

  • Build automated workflows to streamline data tasks

  • Help the TNDP make smart, efficient choices about their technology and choice of vendors

  • Build and maintain automated and one-off reports and dashboards to assist other departments and senior staff with tracking program metrics and progress

  • Work with other departments to collect and generate data and analytics which provide actionable insights and clear program goals

  • Create targeted volunteer and voter contact universes, tailored for specific contact modes

  • Administer and support VAN and other voter contact tools to promote data integrity and cleanliness, and monitor data pipelines between tools

  • Develop trainings and support materials on best practices and standards with VAN and voter contact tools

  • Maintain data integrity within VoteBuilder via regular Voter File updates, enforcing protocol for database organization, and ongoing data hygiene practices;

  • Manage, enhance, and provide analysis of volunteer recruitment database, voter contact results, program health, early vote, voter registration, virtual predictive dialer, web-based programs, and text messaging programs, and other data relevant to campaigns, and present these outcomes effectively to leadership and external stakeholders

  • Create voter contact and volunteer recruitment universes for the Coordinated Campaign by providing technical perspective at the strategic and tactical levels including assistance with metrics and goals

  • Lead data presentation development. Must be comfortable developing district profiles, landscape memos, slide show presentations, and other documents to communicate data analysis or projections with key stakeholders

  • Standardize and effectively communicate data from multiple sources to produce complex reports

  • Work directly to elect candidates to office, taking care of all data needs partner campaigns may have

  • Communicate findings to internal and external stakeholders

  • Work with other teams to create actionable reporting products

  • Write SQL to analyze data and build reports or dashboards

  • Write Python-based data pipelines

  • Learning DVC platforms and providing advice on best practices

  • Tracking and disseminating analysis of voter contact results, early vote and absentee turnout, voter registration and other data relevant to campaigns

  • Collecting raw political data and converting it to usable form for analysis; scrubbing and matching acquired lists back to the voter file (VoteBuilder, Catalist or offline)

  • Administer VAN (Votebuilder) access and implement VAN (Votebuilder) policies

  • Take initiative and provide data-oriented solutions to departments across the organization

  • Manage the Deputy Data Director and Data Associates to meet goals

  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with GIS 

  • Familiarity with BigQuery SQL

  • Experience with social network data

  • Experience managing managers

 

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of political campaign, advocacy, non-profit experience

  • 3+ years experience in political campaign data work

  • Experience managing staff

  • Fluency in VAN/Votebuilder, including experience in  VAN administration

  • Experience managing a statewide voter file

  • Strong proficiency in SQL and relational database management systems

  • Familiarity withPython, or other programming language for analyzing large datasets

  • Knowledge of volunteer and paid tactics, and deploying them effectively and efficiently

  • Experience developing and implementing campaign field plans

  • Data Visualization experience using Tableau, d3, Google Data Studio, or another data visualization platform

  • Track record of communicating data-driven recommendations to non-technical audiences

  • Familiarity with A2P and P2P platforms, RVP tools, autodialers, Mobilize, and other voter contact tools

  • Familiarity with predictive models and their application to voter targeting

  • Experience designing, building, and using automated reports and dashboards to track program metrics

  • Comfortable with technology and learning new systems

  • Solutions-oriented, creative, and flexible – every day will look different, and it’s important to have a positive attitude, be a team player, and find creative solutions

  • Ability to communicate clearly and proactively both internally and with external partners

  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently and navigate competing priorities

  • Resilient, resourceful, and adaptive to priority shifts and change 

  • Values and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion and enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Believes in and lives out the TNDP’s and DNC’s mission and values

 

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time position through 2022 and beyond. This position pay range is $5,000-$6,500 per month. Benefits include 100% employer coverage of medical and dental insurance as well as mileage reimbursements and 1 week each January plus 1 days of PTO gained per month. Staff may not use time off on blackout dates, and applicants are encouraged to inquire about blackout dates and work schedules during the interview process.

 

To Apply: Email a current resume to jobs@tndp.org. Include the subject line “Data Director.” In the body of the email, tell us your anticipated start date and why you want to come Take Back Tennessee in 3 sentences or less.

The Tennessee Democratic Party (TNDP), 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 TNDP is an equal opportunity employer and it is our 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, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The TNDP is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The TNDP will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

Position: Deputy Data Director

Start Date: March 2022

Location: Nashville, TN

Reports To: Data Director

 

Position Summary: The Deputy Data Director will support the Data Director in managing the TNDP’s 2022 coordinated campaign data team. The Deputy Data Director will help create persuasion and mobilization universes, track progress across the state, and analyze performance data. The Deputy Data Director will also manage the TNDP’s VAN database and other data tools. 

 

The 2022 Tennessee Coordinated Campaign, Take Back Tennessee, is the inaugural year of the path to turn Tennessee blue. Joining Take Back Tennessee will give staffers the chance to get in on the ground level of making history in Tennessee as well as run an innovative program that is equal parts experimental and strategic. The potential for 2022 includes registering over 200,000 new voters in Tennessee, flipping several seats across the state, pushing more districts into the flippable zone for 2024, and growing our Democratic momentum.  This position will require occasional travel and is an in-person position based out of the TNDP’s Nashville, TN headquarters. Irregular hours including nights and weekends as well as increasing hours are an expectation of the job.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the DNC and Secretary of State’s office to ensure timely and accurate updates of the voter file, absentee data, and polling locations

  • Administer the TNDP’s VAN committees, including user permissions, accounts, shared data sets, and other settings

  • Develop and deliver training and best practices, particularly around VAN and other voter contact tools

  • Provide support to committee admins and users by setting up troubleshooting standards and systems of communication

  • Oversee contracts, payments, and access for VAN

  • Create voter contact and volunteer recruitment universes

  • Produce analysis of voter contact results, program health, early vote and absentee turnout, voter registration, and other data relevant to campaigns and present these effectively to leadership

  • Build automated workflows to streamline data tasks

  • Help the TNDP make smart, efficient choices about their technology and choice of vendors

  • Build and maintain automated and one-off reports and dashboards to assist other departments and senior staff with tracking program metrics and progress

  • Work with other departments to collect and generate data and analytics which provide actionable insights and clear program goals

  • Create targeted volunteer and voter contact universes, tailored for specific contact modes

  • Administer and support VAN and other voter contact tools to promote data integrity and cleanliness, and monitor data pipelines between tools

  • Develop trainings and support materials on best practices and standards with VAN and voter contact tools

  • Maintain data integrity within VoteBuilder via regular Voter File updates, enforcing protocol for database organization, and ongoing data hygiene practices;

  • Manage, enhance, and provide analysis of volunteer recruitment database, voter contact results, program health, early vote, voter registration, virtual predictive dialer, web-based programs, and text messaging programs, and other data relevant to campaigns, and present these outcomes effectively to leadership and external stakeholders

  • Create voter contact and volunteer recruitment universes for the Coordinated Campaign by providing technical perspective at the strategic and tactical levels including assistance with metrics and goals

  • Lead data presentation development. Must be comfortable developing district profiles, landscape memos, slide show presentations, and other documents to communicate data analysis or projections with key stakeholders

  • Standardize and effectively communicate data from multiple sources to produce complex reports

  • Work directly to elect candidates to office, taking care of all data needs partner campaigns may have

  • Communicate findings to internal and external stakeholders

  • Work with other teams to create actionable reporting products

  • Write SQL to analyze data and build reports or dashboards

  • Write Python-based data pipelines

  • Learning DVC platforms and providing advice on best practices

  • Tracking and disseminating analysis of voter contact results, early vote and absentee turnout, voter registration and other data relevant to campaigns

  • Collecting raw political data and converting it to usable form for analysis; scrubbing and matching acquired lists back to the voter file (VoteBuilder, Catalist or offline)

  • Administer VAN (Votebuilder) access and implement VAN (Votebuilder) policies

  • Take initiative and provide data-oriented solutions to departments across the organization

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience in political campaign data work

  • Familiarity with GIS 

  • Familiarity with BigQuery SQL

  • Experience with social network data

  • Experience with SQL, Python, or other programming language for analyzing large datasets

  • Data Visualization experience using Tableau, d3, Google Data Studio, or another data visualization platform

  • Experience managing a statewide voter file

 

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of political campaign experience in organizing or data work

  • Fluency in VAN/Votebuilder 

  • Knowledge of volunteer and paid tactics, and deploying them effectively and efficiently

  • Proven ability to communicate data-driven recommendations to non-technical audiences

  • Familiarity with A2P and P2P platforms, RVP tools, autodialers, Mobilize, and other voter contact tools

  • Familiarity with predictive models and their application to voter targeting

  • Experience developing and implementing campaign field plans

  • Experience designing, building, and using automated reports and dashboards to track program metrics

  • Comfortable with technology and learning new systems

  • Solutions-oriented, creative, and flexible – every day will look different, and it’s important to have a positive attitude, be a team player, and find creative solutions

  • Ability to communicate clearly and proactively both with staff and with external partners

  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently and navigate competing priorities

  • Resilient, resourceful, and adaptive to priority shifts and change 

  • Values and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion and enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Believes in and lives out the TNDP’s and DNC’s mission and values

 

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time, contracted position through November 15, 2022. This position pay range is $3,500-$5,000 per month. Benefits include 100% employer coverage of medical and dental insurance as well as mileage reimbursements and 1 day of PTO gained per month. Staff may not use time off on blackout dates, and applicants are encouraged to inquire about blackout dates and work schedules during the interview process.

 

To Apply: Email a current resume to jobs@tndp.org. Include the subject line “Deputy Data Director.” In the body of the email, tell us your anticipated start date and why you want to come Take Back Tennessee in 3 sentences or less.

 

The Tennessee Democratic Party (TNDP), 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 TNDP is an equal opportunity employer and it is our 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, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The TNDP is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The TNDP will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

Position: Events Director

Start Date: May 2022

Location: Nashville, TN

Reports To: Finance Director

 

Position Summary: The Events Director will plan and execute fundraising event strategy for the TNDP’s 2022 coordinated campaign and its bought-in candidates. The Events Director will research and plan high and mid-dollar fundraising events for the TNDP’s senior leadership as well as assist Regional Fundraising Managers in planning and executing local fundraisers for candidates.The Events Director must be able to get creative to research and recruit sponsors and hosts to build a strong fundraising program throughout the 2022 election season and beyond.

 

The 2022 Tennessee Coordinated Campaign, Take Back Tennessee, is the inaugural year of the path to turn Tennessee blue. Joining Take Back Tennessee will give staffers the chance to get in on the ground level of making history in Tennessee as well as run an innovative program that is equal parts experimental and strategic. The potential for 2022 includes registering over 200,000 new voters in Tennessee, flipping several seats across the state, pushing more districts into the flippable zone for 2024, and growing our Democratic momentum.  This position will require occasional travel and is an in-person position based out of the TNDP’s Nashville, TN headquarters. Irregular hours including nights and weekends as well as increasing hours are an expectation of the job.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing follow up on pledges and donations from fundraising events

  • Working with staff, consultants and vendors on an ambitious fundraising strategy, including assisting the Finance Director and consultants in implementing an annual fundraising calendar

  • Coordinating event logistics in both the short and long-term, both virtual and live

  • Acting as point of contact at events

  • Developing and conducting fundraising training for staff, candidates, and county parties

  • Work with the Executive Director and Finance Director to ensure cash flow and budget projections are met

  • Reporting income and expenses for all fundraising channels weekly, monthly, and oftentimes daily

  • Direct teams of staff, candidates, and volunteers in the planning and execution of events and other fundraising tactics

  • Point of contact for guest speakers, providing briefing documents and talking points, and attending to other special requests

  • Point of contact for prospective and committed event sponsors. This includes following up on unanswered solicitations, confirming guests, and securing payment

  • Point of contact for venue management and other vendors, such as catering and audiovisual providers. This includes determining appropriate room setup orders and timed, detailed event schedules.

  • Planning, scheduling, and managing small-and large-scale fundraising events ranging from small social gatherings to large events with 1000+ attendees

  • Working with and cultivating relationships with large donors

  • Travel in and out of state for fundraising events 

  • Hold self and Regional Fundraising Managers accountable to event goals

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license

  • Experience managing staff preferred

  • Experience with state party and/or coordinated campaign fundraising

  • Research and embrace new tech solutions for event guest registration, management and retention

 

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of campaign and/or fundraising experience

  • 2+ years of fundraising event management experience

  • Strong knowledge of Google Suite, NGP/VAN, and ActBlue

  • Knowledge of campaign finance laws and regulations

  • Experience securing and running large and small-scale event logistics including working with vendors

  • Ability to identify and cultivate new and existing relationships with donors, prospective donors, partner organizations, and key stakeholders

  • Track record of fundraising planning and implementation, targeting contributors, and follow-through with donors and pledges

  • Comfortable with technology and learning new tech systems

  • Strong computer skills 

  • Solutions-oriented, creative, and flexible – every day will look different, and it’s important to have a positive attitude, be a team player, and find creative solutions

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and proactively both internally and with external partners

  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently and navigate competing priorities

  • Possess a sharp and critical eye for detail

  • Resilient, resourceful, and adaptive to priority shifts and change (big and small)

  • Have experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects at the same time while meeting tight deadlines

  • Highly communicative – responsive to internal and external requests, emails, and calls, within reason

  • Values and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion and enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Believes in and lives out the TNDP’s and DNC’s mission and values

 

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time, contracted position through November 15, 2022. This position pay range is $3,500-$5,000 per month. Benefits include 100% employer coverage of medical and dental insurance as well as mileage reimbursements and 1 day of PTO gained per month. Staff may not use time off on blackout dates, and applicants are encouraged to inquire about blackout dates and work schedules during the interview process.

 

To Apply: Email a current resume to jobs@tndp.org. Include the subject line “Events Director.” In the body of the email, tell us your anticipated start date and why you want to come Take Back Tennessee in 3 sentences or less.

The Tennessee Democratic Party (TNDP), 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 TNDP is an equal opportunity employer and it is our 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, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The TNDP is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The TNDP will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

Position: Communications Director

Start Date: April 2022

Location: Nashville, TN

Reports To: Executive Director

 

Position Summary: The Communications Director will be a core member of the TNDP for 2022 and beyond. The Communications Director will manage the Digital Director, Press Secretary, and Paid Communications Director to lead their teams to electoral success. The Communications Director will advise, strategize, and assist with messaging, paid communications campaigns, and press relationships. The Communications Director will closely track news stories to plan for earned media and rapid response opportunities. The Communications Director will build lasting press relationships and define the TNDP’s core narrative.

 

The 2022 Tennessee Coordinated Campaign, Take Back Tennessee, is the inaugural year of the path to turn Tennessee blue. Joining Take Back Tennessee will give staffers the chance to get in on the ground level of making history in Tennessee as well as run an innovative program that is equal parts experimental and strategic. The potential for 2022 includes registering over 200,000 new voters in Tennessee, flipping several seats across the state, pushing more districts into the flippable zone for 2024, and growing our Democratic momentum.  This position will require occasional travel and is an in-person position based out of the TNDP’s Nashville, TN headquarters. Irregular hours including nights and weekends as well as increasing hours are an expectation of the job.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Executive Director, Chair, and stakeholders to develop a communications plan, strategy, and overall message for the party for the 2022 election cycle and beyond

  • Working with the House and Senate Caucuses to develop their communications plans and coordinate with them make sure that their campaign’s message aligns with the TNDP’s

  • Collaborating with coordinated candidates and campaigns up and down the ticket to execute their campaign messages and communications strategy. This includes, but is not limited to: issues booklets, opposition research, media training, and coordinating earned media

  • Overseeing media training for staff and candidates

  • Occasionally serving as the spokesperson for the party

  • Approving press releases, media advisories, statements, and other outreach materials

  • Generating and enhancing earned media and communications resources by networking with media throughout the state

  • Working with the TNDP leadership and political/field directors, finance and communications staff, consultants, and Democratic leaders to achieve our online goals

  • Tracking breaking news that can be amplified online and through earned media events

  • Strategizing on and managing a communications calendar and plan

  • Identifying opportunities for online engagement and tracking digital trends to grow our online program

  • Managing communications staff who may also manage their own departments

  • Develop creative storytelling ideas to support Democratic policy priorities 

  • Work with the Finance Director and vendors to administer the party’s fundraising program

  • Work with and train staff, candidates, and county parties to make sure they’re using communications tools effectively to amplify their message properly and using industry best practices

  • Maintain a working knowledge of best practices for using communications tools in a political environment

  • Facilitating press conferences and other earned media events

  • Be a resource for county parties, staff, elected officials and candidates on communications strategy, providing trainings to committees yearly and quarterly as needed

  • Strategically publicize the goals, platform, activities, and accomplishments of Democrats in the media and with key constituencies

  • Oversee a multidisciplinary department that drives proactive communications, rapid response messaging, and brand identity

  • Prepare and execute short and long-term communications plans

  • Work with the Democratic National Committee (DNC), campaigns, elected Democrats, and local Democratic Committees to coordinate press and communications strategy and assist as needed

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license

  • Proficient in using CMSs. (WordPress, Cloudflare, HiFi, Drupal, etc.)

  • Experience with video editing for web ideally on Final Cut, Adobe Premiere, iMovie, or similar software

  • Ability to create persuasive visual communications for use in online content, visual presentations, written reports, etc

  • Basic videography and photography skills preferred

  • Knowledge of NGP, VAN, ActBlue, field tools

 

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years working in political campaigns, advocacy, and/or non-profits

  • 4+ years working in political communications with 2+ years in a managerial or department leadership role

  • Previous record of working and communicating with multiple stakeholders

  • Proven ability to execute creative earned media campaigns

  • Experience executing traditional and digital communications strategies

  • Excellent computer skills, grammatical and copy-editing skills, writing and verbal communication skills

  • Must be creative, possess exceptional writing skills, and experience managing all aspects of digital, social media, paid comms, press, and other traditional communications mediums

  • Strong on-the-record expertise and experience with managing communications staff 

  • Knowledge and comfort with social media platforms and advertising, Google Suite, HTML, WordPress, Canva, Adobe Creative Suite or other graphic systems

  • Experience in fundraising through communications and digital

  • Experience recruiting and retaining lasting press relationships

  • Experience writing and coaching others to write LTEs, OpEds, and more

  • Experience press training and preparing candidates for debates, forums, interviews, and more

  • Comfortable with technology and learning new tech systems

  • Solutions-oriented, creative, and flexible – every day will look different, and it’s important to have a positive attitude, be a team player, and find creative solutions

  • Ability to communicate clearly and proactively both with staff and with external partners

  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently and navigate competing priorities

  • Possess a sharp and critical eye for detail

  • Resilient, resourceful, and adaptive to priority shifts and change (big and small)

  • Have experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects at the same time while meeting tight deadlines

  • Highly communicative – responsive to internal and external requests, emails, and calls, within reason

  • Values and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion and enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Believes in and lives out the TNDP’s and DNC’s mission and values

 

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time position through 2022 and beyond. This position pay range is $5,000-$6,500 per month. Benefits include 100% employer coverage of medical and dental insurance as well as mileage reimbursements and 1 week each January plus 1 days of PTO gained per month. Staff may not use time off on blackout dates, and applicants are encouraged to inquire about blackout dates and work schedules during the interview process.

 

To Apply: Email a current resume, sample communications plan, and 3 writing samples (clips with direct quotes accepted) to jobs@tndp.org. Include the subject line “Communications Director.” In the body of the email, tell us your anticipated start date and why you want to come Take Back Tennessee in 3 sentences or less.

The Tennessee Democratic Party (TNDP), 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 TNDP is an equal opportunity employer and it is our 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, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The TNDP is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The TNDP will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

Position: Donor Research Director

Start Date: March 2022

Location: Nashville, TN

Reports To: Finance Director

 

Position Summary: The Donor Research Director will broaden the TNDP’s donor network, build strong relationships with donors, and seek new prospects through creative means. The Donor Research Director will connect the finance team, TNDP senior leadership, Regional Fundraising Managers, and 2022 coordinated campaign candidates with potential donors at the local, statewide, and national level. The Donor Research Director will also maintain the TNDP’s NGP database. 

 

The 2022 Tennessee Coordinated Campaign, Take Back Tennessee, is the inaugural year of the path to turn Tennessee blue. Joining Take Back Tennessee will give staffers the chance to get in on the ground level of making history in Tennessee as well as run an innovative program that is equal parts experimental and strategic. The potential for 2022 includes registering over 200,000 new voters in Tennessee, flipping several seats across the state, pushing more districts into the flippable zone for 2024, and growing our Democratic momentum.  This position will require occasional travel and is an in-person position based out of the TNDP’s Nashville, TN headquarters. Irregular hours including nights and weekends as well as increasing hours are an expectation of the job.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Executing and managing donor research, expanding donor networks, maintaining donor database, and coordinating donor communications

  • Managing follow up on pledges and donations

  • Working with staff, consultants and vendors on an ambitious fundraising strategy, including assisting the Finance Director and consultants in implementing an annual fundraising calendar, including direct mail, email, events, and other targeted fundraising campaigns

  • Tracking of recurring members and stakeholders and highlighting key trends

  • Developing and conducting donor research training for staff, candidates, and county parties

  • Develop and manage strategies geared towards the donor lifecycle and journey as it relates to acquisition, on-boarding, cultivation/engagement and retention from donors acquired via all channels, especially digital

  • Assisting Regional Fundraising Managers and candidates in building strong relationships with major donors for their campaigns

  • Tracking progress of program and producing regular reports for the Executive Director 

  • Assisting with design and pitch for large donors

  • Working with and cultivating relationships with large donors

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing staff 

  • Have dependable transportation and a valid driver’s license

  • Fluency in VAN, Google Suite; other field tools a plus

  • Experience with state party and or coordinated campaign fundraising and finance regulations

 

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience in political campaigns, fundraising, advocacy, or non-profits

  • 2+ years experience in fundraising and donor development

  • Detailed knowledge of NGP and ActBlue

  • Data management skills including: duplicate identification and synchronization of datasets across systems

  • Demonstrated success in fundraising campaigns

  • Knowledge of campaign finance laws and regulations

  • Proven track record of raising funds from diverse sources, including prospecting new donors through research and cold calls

  • Ability to identify and cultivate new and existing relationships with donors, prospective donors, partner organizations, and key stakeholders

  • Track record of fundraising planning, implementation, and follow-through

  • Prior experience with targeting contributors and follow up management

  • Comfortable with technology and learning new tech systems

  • Strong computer skills 

  • Solutions-oriented, creative, and flexible – every day will look different, and it’s important to have a positive attitude, be a team player, and find creative solutions

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and proactively both with staff and with external partners

  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently and navigate competing priorities

  • Possess a sharp and critical eye for detail

  • Resilient, resourceful, and adaptive to priority shifts and change (big and small)

  • Have experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects at the same time while meeting tight deadlines

  • Highly communicative – responsive to internal and external requests, emails, and calls, within reason

  • Values and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion and enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Believes in and lives out the TNDP’s and DNC’s mission and values

 

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time, contracted position through November 15, 2022. This position pay range is $3,500-$5,000 per month. Benefits include 100% employer coverage of medical and dental insurance as well as mileage reimbursements and 1 day of PTO gained per month. Staff may not use time off on blackout dates, and applicants are encouraged to inquire about blackout dates and work schedules during the interview process.

 

To Apply: Email a current resume and sample fundraising plan to jobs@tndp.org. Include the subject line “Donor Research Director.” In the body of the email, tell us your anticipated start date and why you want to come Take Back Tennessee in 3 sentences or less.

The Tennessee Democratic Party (TNDP), 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 TNDP is an equal opportunity employer and it is our 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, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The TNDP is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The TNDP will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

Position: Social Media, Web, and Design Manager

Start Date: May 2022

Location: Nashville, TN

Reports To: Digital Director

 

Position Summary: The Social Media Manager will work in the Digital Department to lead the state coordinated campaign’s social media strategy and programming and also help manage Regional Digital Managers in strategizing, crafting, and managing content for the coordinated campaign’s candidates across the state. The Social Media Manager will also work closely with the Paid Communications team to create and run ads on the TNDP’s social media platforms. The Social Media Manager will analyze and report on engagement metrics and think creatively about growth.

 

The 2022 Tennessee Coordinated Campaign, Take Back Tennessee, is the inaugural year of the path to turn Tennessee blue. Joining Take Back Tennessee will give staffers the chance to get in on the ground level of making history in Tennessee as well as run an innovative program that is equal parts experimental and strategic. The potential for 2022 includes registering over 200,000 new voters in Tennessee, flipping several seats across the state, pushing more districts into the flippable zone for 2024, and growing our Democratic momentum.  This position will require occasional travel and is an in-person position based out of the TNDP’s Nashville, TN headquarters. Irregular hours including nights and weekends as well as increasing hours are an expectation of the job.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the TNDP’s social media platforms and strategically plan and execute content and ads

  • Managing the TNDP website, including managing performance, developing and maintaining content, etc.

  • Research and mobilize social media influencers for the TNDP’s goals

  • Stay current on local, state, and national news stories as well as viral content

  • Design and create graphics, videos, and interactive content

  • Support Regional Digital Managers with content templates, drafts, and all other strategy

  • Produce and analyze engagement reports and use those reports to improve the social media program

  • Collaborate with other departments regularly to meet combined goals

  • Train and support staff, candidates, and volunteers to best use social media

  • Meet acquisition and engagement goals as assigned by the Digital Director

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with geo-mapping

  • Have prior experience managing a successful digital fundraising program for a candidate or political organization

  • Have proficiency using CRMs and CMSs

  • Have proficiency using Final Cut Pro and/or Adobe Premiere

  • Have prior experience producing engaging subtitled videos, using tv clips and stock footage/audio

  • Knowledge of NGP EveryAction

 

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience in political campaigns, advocacy, non-profits, communications, digital

  • 1+ years social media management experience with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and multiple other platforms

  • Ability to create interactive graphics using Java, Tableau, etc.

  • Experience with social media analytics 

  • Experience planning and running social media paid content

  • Have proficiency in Adobe Suite (Photoshop/Illustrator experience is required, knowledge of After Effects, InDesign and other Adobe products is desirable)

  • Strong familiarity with Canva

  • Basic videography and photography skills

  • Possess a sharp and critical eye for detail

  • Have experience and working knowledge of HTML/CSS

  • Excellent writing and editing skills

  • Resilient, resourceful, and adaptive to priority shifts and change (big and small)

  • Kind but willing to apply soft elbows when needed

  • Have experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects at the same time while meeting tight deadlines

  • Highly communicative – responsive to internal and external requests, emails, and calls, within reason

  • Values and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion and enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Believes in and lives out the TNDP’s values 

 

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time, contracted position through November 15, 2022. This position pay range is $3,000-$4,500 per month. Benefits include 100% employer coverage of medical and dental insurance as well as mileage reimbursements and 1 day of PTO gained per month. Staff may not use time off on blackout dates, and applicants are encouraged to inquire about blackout dates and work schedules during the interview process.

 

To Apply: Email a current resume and writing sample to jobs@tndp.org. Include the subject line “Social Media Manager.” In the body of the email, tell us your anticipated start date and why you want to come Take Back Tennessee in 3 sentences or less.

The Tennessee Democratic Party (TNDP), 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 TNDP is an equal opportunity employer and it is our 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, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The TNDP is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The TNDP will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

Position: Email and SMS Manager

Start Date: May 2022

Location: Nashville, TN

Reports To: Digital Director

 

Position Summary: The Email and SMS Manager will lead and craft all email and SMS strategy and messaging for the TNDP’s 2022 coordinated campaign. The Email and SMS Manager will also support Regional Digital Managers and coordinated candidates by creating templates for graphics, email, sms, and more to be tailored to the needs of individual districts. This position will require some graphic design and immaculate writing skills and attention to detail. 

 

The 2022 Tennessee Coordinated Campaign, Take Back Tennessee, is the inaugural year of the path to turn Tennessee blue. Joining Take Back Tennessee will give staffers the chance to get in on the ground level of making history in Tennessee as well as run an innovative program that is equal parts experimental and strategic. The potential for 2022 includes registering over 200,000 new voters in Tennessee, flipping several seats across the state, pushing more districts into the flippable zone for 2024, and growing our Democratic momentum.  This position will require occasional travel and is an in-person position based out of the TNDP’s Nashville, TN headquarters. Irregular hours including nights and weekends as well as increasing hours are an expectation of the job.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write direct response copy to reach supporters through email and SMS

  • Innovate how to best reach and mobilize our grassroots supporters online and tell a story about the work of the TNDP that is coherent and integrated across all channels

  • Create overall strategy and planning for email and SMS fundraising and mobilization campaigns, including execution of complex segmentation and optimization programs, while ensuring the highest standard of quality

  • Assist in the management of complex email and SMS lists 

  • Get creative and propose ideas for testing and optimization

  • Closely monitor various media sources for current messaging and rapid response opportunities

  • Design and execute email strategy including content gathering, building of emails, testing, routing for approval, scheduling, audience segmentation, A/B testing and analytics

  • Design graphics and produce short video clips as needed

  • Work with the Finance Director and vendors to administer the party’s digital fundraising program, including email and text programs

  • Work with coordinated candidates and Regional Digital Managers to develop email and SMS plans and coordinate with them to make sure that their campaign message aligns with the party’s plan

  • Creating and leading trainings for staff, candidates, and county parties to improve email and SMS engagement

  • Monitoring impact of digital work by producing digestible reports of online metrics and trends on an ongoing basis

  • Work with and train staff, candidates, and county parties to make sure they’re using digital communications tools effectively to amplify their message properly and using industry best practices

  • Maintain a working knowledge of best practices for using online communications tools in a political environment

  • Identify, investigate, and implement new technologies as they become available

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license

  • Proficient in using CMSs. (WordPress, Cloudflare, HiFi, Drupal, etc.)

  • Experience with video editing for web ideally on Final Cut, Adobe Premiere, iMovie, or similar software

  • Experience in graphic design, social media management, and strategic communications

  • Knowledge and comfort with Google Suite, WordPress, video editing software, Photoshop or other graphic systems;

  • Basic videography and photography skills

 

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of political campaign/organizing/digital experience

  • 1+ years working with an email, SMS, or direct marketing program for an electoral campaign, advocacy organization, or non-profit organization

  • Detailed knowledge of NGP/VAN

  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS

  • Working knowledge of website CMS, CRM, or mass email systems (e.g. Action Network, ActionKit, EveryAction, Mobile Commons)

  • Experience with email and digital organizing, communications, and online fundraising

  • Ability to create persuasive visual communications for use in online content, visual presentations, written reports, etc

  • Proficient in Adobe Suite and Canva

  • Experience sending fundraising emails, and managing a successful email program for a candidate, or political organization

  • Understanding of email marketing, content development and analytics

  • Experience creating well-designed graphics, SMS, and email templates

  • Working closely with the Communications Department to track breaking news that can be amplified online

  • Managing an email and social media content calendar

  • Strong understanding of email and SMS fundraising best practices

  • Excellent writing, reviewing, and proofreading skills

  • Comfortable with technology and learning new tech systems

  • Strong computer skills 

  • Solutions-oriented, creative, and flexible – every day will look different, and it’s important to have a positive attitude, be a team player, and find creative solutions

  • Ability to communicate clearly and proactively both with staff and with external partners

  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently and navigate competing priorities

  • Possess a sharp and critical eye for detail

  • Resilient, resourceful, and adaptive to priority shifts and change (big and small)

  • Have experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects at the same time while meeting tight deadlines

  • Highly communicative – responsive to internal and external requests, emails, and calls, within reason

  • Values and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion and enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Believes in and lives out the TNDP’s and DNC’s mission and values

 

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time, contracted position through November 15, 2022. This position pay range is $3,000-$4,500 per month. Benefits include 100% employer coverage of medical and dental insurance as well as mileage reimbursements and 1 day of PTO gained per month. Staff may not use time off on blackout dates, and applicants are encouraged to inquire about blackout dates and work schedules during the interview process.

 

To Apply: Email a current resume and 2 writing samples to jobs@tndp.org. Include the subject line “Email and SMS Manager.” In the body of the email, tell us your anticipated start date and why you want to come Take Back Tennessee in 3 sentences or less.

The Tennessee Democratic Party (TNDP), 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 TNDP is an equal opportunity employer and it is our 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, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The TNDP is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The TNDP will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.