Heinzer for Congress: Campaign Manager


PO Box 1811 VA


$5,500 / Monthly


Heinzer for Congress


Campaign Management

Employer Type


Application Link

[email protected]


[email protected]

Application Instructions

How to Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Clifford Heinzer at [email protected]. Please include “Campaign Manager Application” in the subject line.

Application Link

[email protected]

Job Description

Heinzer for Congress, in Virginia’s 7th Congressional District, is looking for a Campaign manager who will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day functions of the campaign.  We know there are candidates who may not have all of the qualifications listed below, but may have sufficient professional and/or government experience to succeed in political work even if they have not previously served on a campaign. If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself.
Compensation: Monthly salary range is $5000 - $6000 commensurate with experience.
This is a limited duration position.
·        Knowledge of the political dynamics of Virginia’s 7th Congressional District;
·        Experience with political campaigns, in a paid or volunteer capacity, preferred;
·        Skilled at working effectively and tactfully with the public;
·        Possesses the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment;
·        Attention to detail and strong organizational skills;
·        Able to manage time effectively; and
·        Excellent oral and written communication.
·        Demonstrated knowledge of social media platforms and processes for updating content.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
·        Campaign Plan:
o  Work with the Candidate and the Campaign Committee to execute the campaign strategy.
o  Perform daily monitoring and provide weekly status updates of the execution of the campaign strategy relative to accomplishment of tasks, activities, trouble/success areas, and achievement of major milestones.
o  Provide recommendation for modifications or adjustments to campaign strategy as necessary.
o  Support the distillation of the campaign strategy into actionable and achievable tasks and activities.
·        Candidate Support:
o  Manage the candidate’s time by scheduling times for canvassing, fundraising calls, lobby calls and endorsement interviews.
o  Help the candidate to stay on schedule and on task.  
o  Always make sure the candidate is prepared and has the information needed.
o  Ensure accuracy and timely updates of the campaign event calendar.
o  Coordinate and ensure attendance of, at a minimum 1-2, campaign volunteers at on-site campaign events to provide support to candidate.
o  Oversee the scheduling, planning, and implementation of community engagement events, (e.g., town halls, meet & greets, living room sessions) throughout CD7 in accordance with campaign strategy.
o  Provide oversight of the activities of the campaign committee, periodic meetings, and capture and tracking of action items.
·        Fundraising: Manage the fundraising plan based on candidate phone calls, and small fundraising events. Staff the candidate during fundraising calls and at events.
·        Volunteer Recruitment and Management: Recruit, train, encourage, support, and manage campaign volunteers. Secure commitments throughout the cycle and assign relevant tasks.
·        Field Plan Execution: Work with the candidate and Campaign Committee to draft and implement the field plan voter contact goals through door to door canvassing, crowd canvassing, and when appropriate, literature drops.
·        Media Communications:
o  Serve as the campaign’s point of contact for all media. 
o  Maintain candidates’ social media platforms, blog, and website.
o  Seek out media opportunities and prepare the candidate for press engagement.
o  Draft press releases when appropriate.
o  Develop a social media marketing campaign plan that enable boosting of community engagement and build a positive brand image. 
o  Plan, support, and manage the creation, review, and posting of online content, connecting with community, and analyzing the success and performance of the social media marketing campaign.
·        Advertising: Coordinate electronic, mail, and text advertising efforts with vendors to maximize voter outreach.
·        Contribution and Expenditure Tracking: Work with the campaign Treasurer to establish and maintain accurate records of bank account, contributions and expenditures, and assist the Treasurer with contribution and expenditure report filings when needed.
How to Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Clifford Heinzer at [email protected]. Please include “Campaign Manager Application” in the subject line.