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Director of Ballot Access

The Deval For All campaign is seeking a Director of Ballot Access who is passionate about sharing the campaign’s vision, works well in fast-paced environments, and can effectively communicate within our team and across departments.

As part of our team, you will be working closely with organizers, volunteers, and elected officials to support the political goals of the campaign. You will be responsible for managing signature collection programs in various states to ensure Governor Deval Patrick is on the ballot in every nominating contest (including training and coaching a team of Organizers, who will in turn recruit and manage volunteers to execute the program). We work to highlight the campaign’s message, elevate and amplify stories of everyday Americans, and provide support to our teams across the country.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Writing plans to ensure the Campaign is on the ballot in all nominating contests
  • Manage a team of staff and volunteers to execute plans
  • Serving as the Campaign’s liaison to state party and delegate access staff
  • Manage a team of Organizers to meet voter contact and capacity-building goals
  • Conduct extensive coaching and development with staff on best practices for managing a team of organizers and interns
  • Communicating clear priorities, needs, and expectations up and down the chain, and implementing communication structures with staff and their volunteers
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Goals-oriented and self-disciplined; able to meet tight deadlines and multitask
  • Willing to learn campaign technology including Google Sheets and Votebuilder
  • Ability to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable motor vehicle
  • Previous campaign experience or experience working with volunteers is preferred but not required
  • Be willing to dive in with a no-task-is-too-small attitude
  • Work well under pressure and can maintain confidentiality in all that you do

Are a driven problem solver who simply gets things done in a fast-paced environment

To apply, email resume to [email protected] with the subject including your name and the job title.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Deval for All campaign recruits, hires, trains, transfers, and promotes qualified candidates on the basis of individual merit and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.