Wisconsin State Senate Democratic Committee: Campaign Managers




$5,000 / Monthly


Wisconsin State Senate Democratic Committee


Campaign Management

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Please apply at the link provided. In lieu of a cover letter, and in addition to your resume, please provide short answers to some additional questions.

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Job Description

The Wisconsin State Senate Democratic Caucus (SSDC) is the progressive political organization that supports the election and re-election of Democrats in the Wisconsin State Senate. The SSDC is the political arm of the Wisconsin Senate Democrats. It is overseen by Democratic Minority Leader Dianne Hesselbein for the 2024 cycle.

Position Title: Campaign Manager
Department: Political/Campaigns 
Reports to: Executive Director
Target Start Date: March 2024
Classification: Full-time, in-person
Term: Limited term, through November 2024

Campaign Manager overview:
The Wisconsin State Senate Democratic Committee (SSDC) seeks Campaign Managers for targeted priority campaigns across the state of Wisconsin. These Managers are be responsible for all departments of each campaign: overseeing staff, consultants, partner organizations and the candidate. Managers report directly to their candidate and the SSDC Executive Director. These are political positions in a collaborative, fast-paced, and innovative environment. The work of all Campaign Managers will require travel, weeknight, and weekend hours.

Campaign Manager responsibilities: 
- Directly manage a competitive State Senate campaign
- Supervise campaign staff, interns, and volunteers
- Manage relationships with vendors, consultants, partner organizations and local groups
- Develop and execute a fundraising plan, manage calltime and events
- Work with SSDC staff and consultants to develop budgets and paid communications plans
- Respond to press inquiries, build relationships with reporters as appropriate, work with SSDC staff to implement an earned communications plan, and draft press releases
- Manage social media profiles
- Draft written content for the campaign

Campaign Manager desired skills and qualifications: 
- A minimum of 1-2 years of relevant experience
- Knowledge of Wisconsin politics and/or state legislative campaigns is preferred
- Experience working directly with candidates is ideal
- Volunteer management experience
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Experience with Votebuilder, NGP, and ActBlue is desired but not required

Campaign Manager compensation: 
- $5,000 - $6,000 monthly salary, commensurate with experience 
- Employer sponsored medical, dental and vision benefits 
- For medical insurance, SSDC offers 90% employee premium coverage, 30% dependent premium coverage.  
- For dental and vision insurances, SSDC offers 99% employee premium coverage. 
- Retirement benefits
- Paid sick and vacation time, along with other time off benefits  

_We value diversity, equity and inclusion. The Wisconsin State Senate Democratic Caucus (SSDC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status._