Well, one of you, anyway, preferably an experienced, jaded yet bubbly and enthusiastic person with math skills, the ability to motivate and manage hordes of canvassers, plus the ability to make sense out of tons and tons (and tons) of VAN data. Oh, and the ability to stay awake from now until April. ‘Cause field directors are not allowed to sleep until after Election Day.
Kathleen Matthews for Congress (MD-08) is seeking an experienced Field Director for the 2016 election. The Field Director will work in collaboration with campaign leadership to craft and execute a data driven grassroots focused field plan.
The Field Director will report to the Campaign Manager and will be based in Bethesda, MD.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Oversight of all components of the field program with an emphasis on volunteer recruitment and engagement
Building and executing a robust field internship program
Working with the campaign manager to develop the field plan
Overseeing the hiring and training of field organizers
Tracking progress and identifying adjustments to meet and exceed goals
Creating a professional and fun work environment
Managing the data program to ensure that data is being collected and effectively monitored
Leading trainings of field staff, interns and volunteers
Implementing an effective reporting and tracking system
At least two cycles of paid campaign experience
Previous experience managing a field program as a Field Director or a Regional Field Director
Previous experience hiring and training field staff
Ability to work weekends and long hours
Familiarity with VAN
Applicants must be highly organized and thrive in a fast-paced campaign environment