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Campaign Coordinator

Company: Middlesex County Democratic Organization
Location: Edison
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Description: The Middlesex County Democratic Organization (MCDO) is looking for campaign coordinators to work with local municipalities to elect more Democrats across Middlesex County, NJ. The campaign coordinator is in charge of making sure the campaign gets its message out through direct voter contact. Their main responsibility is to work with the MCDO stakeholders and local Democratic leadership to develop a comprehensive plan that includes candidate and volunteer door knocking, phone banks, and online/digital outreach to ID voters, to persuade voters and ultimately turn out voters to elect MCDO endorsed candidates. Organization Overview:The Middlesex County Democratic Organization (MCDO) represents a diverse and progressive organization governed by the elected Democratic County Committee Members who are accountable to the registered Democratic voters in the 25 towns across Middlesex County. The MCDO works closely with the New Jersey Democratic State Committee (NJDSC) and elects ten members from Middlesex County to the NJ State Committee. The MCDOs mission is to support local municipal campaigns, and elect strong candidates at the local, county, state, and federal levels through voter education, voter registration, and coordinated Get Out the Vote (GOTV) efforts initiatives year-round. The duties of each of the two elected County Committee Members in each voting district are to represent the interest of voters, increase civic participation within their district and work to elect MCDO endorsed candidates. Those County Committee Members also elect a County Chair every two years, who then appoints the Executive Board Members. Primary Responsibilities:May not include all of the specific duties and responsibilities listed. Examples provide a general summary of the work required and should not be treated as a total and complete list of expected duties to be performed by employees in this position.Maintains regular contact with County and Campaign Team, local electeds, key community leaders, volunteers, and local organizations as directed; Works independently and as part of a team; Provides rapid response to needs of campaign staff, including researching and responding to requests for information and assistance from local leadership; Assists in coordinating campaign logistics including, but not limited to scheduling, candidate field activities, volunteer training, walks, and phone banks; Evaluates and responds to requests from MCDO/campaign staff in a timely manner; Tracks and maintains local budgets and voter file and provides reports as requested related to all campaign activities; Travel and irregular hours are likely required, sometimes over weekends; Performs other administrative duties; Performs other duties or plans events as requested. This person reports to the MCDO Executive Director, MCDO Senior Leadership, Municipal leadership, and candidates and works under general supervision from MCDO. Qualifications:At least one (1) year of related work experience (previous campaign coordination experience preferred); Have a customer service demeanor with the ability to work long and often long hours; Commitment to electing Democratic candidates and promoting the campaigns goals and agenda; Proven ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion, able to work independently and as a member of a group, problem solve and manage principles in a fast-paced, campaign-like environment;Ability to use databases to track scheduling events and voter contact information;Attention to detail; Comfortable working with a diverse group of individuals; Work well under pressure and able to handle multiple tasks at once; Adapt to changing situations on a daily basis; Available to travel when necessary; Diplomatic, professional approaches to problem-solving and the ability to think independently and creatively; Above-average organizational skills; Experience managing and training individuals; Skilled in team-based organizing; Comfortable with managing from metrics and willing to understand field data;Familiarity with campaign technology platforms, including VAN; Attention to detail and strategic viewpoints; Ability to multitask and meet deadlines; Reliable access to a car;High level of proficiency in Microsoft Suite and Gsuite.

Keywords: Middlesex County Democratic Organization, New York , Campaign Coordinator, Other , Edison, New York

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