Wisconsin Assembly Democratic Campaign Committee: Candidate Services Director




$60,000 / Yearly


Wisconsin Assembly Democratic Campaign Committee


Campaign Management

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Application Instructions

How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and 3 professional references. While the application deadline is March 10, 2024, we will be considering applications on a rolling basis, so those interested should submit their application as soon as possible.

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Job Description

About the Assembly Democratic Campaign Committee:
The Wisconsin Assembly Democratic Campaign Committee (WI ADCC) is the only Democratic organization solely focused on recruiting, training, and electing Democrats to the Wisconsin State Assembly. With new legislative maps, we are fighting for a Democratic Majority in 2024!

Director Role:
The Candidate Services Director is responsible for supporting all Democratic Assembly Candidates, with a focus on incumbents and first-time candidates. They will assist with candidate recruitment and manage our ongoing candidate training program. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is passionate about helping Democratic candidates run strong, organized campaigns all across the state.

Job Responsibilities:
- Serve as the point of contact to incumbents and candidates on day-to-day campaign questions, operations support, and assistance with all aspects of their campaign, including but not limited to, canvassing, fundraising, and budgeting
- Holding assigned candidates and incumbents accountable to their campaign plans, including canvassing and fundraising goals, and reporting to Leadership team
- Develop and manage ongoing candidate training program in collaboration with the Campaigns Director and the Executive Director
- Coordinate with ADCC’s mail and digital vendors to manage the caucus’ Buy-In Media Program, available to all candidates
- Assisting other ADCC staff with fundraising and opposition research as needed
- Developing relationships with political stakeholders, allied organizations, and local Democratic committees including county parties
- Support candidates with partner endorsement processes and surrogate requests
- On-year requirements include working outside of normal work hours; including canvassing and other election-preparation as necessary.

Qualified candidates must be highly organized, able to multitask, prioritize, and manage multiple deadlines, and able to work in a fast-paced environment. An ideal Campaigns Director candidate will possess:
- At least two (2) cycles of paid campaign experience, with at least one cycle of campaign management or director-level experience preferred
- Quick problem-solving skills and solutions-oriented mindset. Must be able to take, give, and implement feedback
- Ability to manage multiple projects/deadlines at once and keep calm in stressful situations
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment
- Reliable access to a computer and personal transportation is required 
- Be a representative of the Assembly Democratic Campaign Committee and our policies, including neutrality as directed.

Physical Requirements: 
The Wisconsin Assembly Democratic Campaign Committee is committed to an inclusive organization supporting employees of varying abilities and to providing reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to thrive at the ADCC. The requirements of this role, related to its physical demands, described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
- Working from a computer for long periods of time;
- Flexibility to work extensive hours outside of normal operating hours;
- Statewide travel is expected while following public health safety measures.

Salary range for this position is $60,000-$70,000 annually depending on qualifications and experience. All caucus staff are provided with a full health care benefits package, including vision and dental.

ADCC Values:
The ADCC is dedicated to building a collaborative and supportive workplace. The organization prioritizes a work environment that is racially just, equitable, and inclusive and holds our vendors to the same standard. Individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences are highly encouraged to apply.