About Dancing Hearts Consulting: Dancing Hearts Consulting (DHC) is a progressive consulting firm that curates innovative ideas, programs, and campaigns to test emerging strategies that change the game to win long-term change for the people most impacted by systemic oppression. DHC crafts values-driven campaigns that build power for those most impacted by systemic oppression: Black people, women of color, indigenous people, immigrants, formerly incarcerated people, and LGBTQIA folks. We partner with social justice and philanthropic leaders to create a more reflective, responsive, and accountable American democracy.

 

DHC was launched in June of 2017 by Esperanza Tervalon-Garrett who has earned a solid reputation as a savvy electoral strategist, a seasoned political organizer, and a power-building innovator among social justice activists and philanthropic leaders.

About Campaign: DHC is supporting an Oregon-based Democratic Congressional candidate and we are looking for our Campaign Manager. 

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Hiring: Short Term Contract

Location: Eugene/Springfield Area

Salary: $60,000 - $70,000

Description:

The ideal campaign manager will bring expertise and savvy to help a progressive, visionary, candidate build a base, identify and mobilize voters for the May 19, 2020 Primary election. Given the current political dynamics in Washington D.C., we need a campaign manager who is inspired by the new wave of Democrats and wants to help usher in a new era of politics for our people, our communities, and our planet.  This position requires a big-picture thinker who can work in collaboration with and take leadership from women and women of color to make things happen. The Campaign Manager position will be based in the Eugene/Springfield area; small relocation stipend may be available to the right candidate. 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of the implementation of a congressional campaign plan and work in alignment with the strategy developed by DHC, and in sync with the values of the candidate and the community.

  • Define roles and negotiate contracts with all vendors, consultants, and staff including general, fundraising, field, digital, and communications.

  • Hire and manage campaign staff including but not limited to: Field Director, Operations, Organizers, and Social Media Coordinator.

  • Lead the fundraising team in identifying and soliciting funds for a significant grassroots fundraising campaign.

  • Build a broad, effective grassroots campaign that inspires and activates community members.
    Support Field Director to implement a robust voter identification and get-out-the-vote plan.

  • Oversee the development of all paid media production, distribution and broadcast (TV, radio, social, and direct mail).

  • Manage an aggressive earned media campaign.

  • Staff the campaign committee and coordinate stakeholders to ensure that grassroots leaders are up to date and are taking strategic action to advance our campaign.

  • Manage all aspects of fiduciary oversight, legal administration and adherence to campaign finance reporting requirements.

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bring 4-6+  years of political organizing/campaign management experience, including experience with campaigns where volunteer-executed voter identification played a central role in the campaign.

  • Proven track record in coalition building, grassroots or field campaign organizing, financial oversight, and public speaking.

  • Experience coordinating media purchase, production, and media relations.
    Fluency in digital applications and multi-platform strategies to raise money, mobilize volunteers, and turn out voters. 

  • Demonstrated fundraising experience and knowledge of campaign funding practices and procedures.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse communities, serve as a team leader, and maintain a sense of humor.

  • Ability to work nights and weekends through May 20, 2020, and beyond. 

Congressional Campaign Manager

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