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County Services Coordinator Austin, TX
Field Organizers Texas
Finance Data Analyst Austin, TX
Internship: Summer Austin, TX
Joint Fundraising Agreements (JFA) Administrator Austin, TX
Legal Intern Austin, TX
Project LIFT Director Austin, TX
Regional Organizing Director Texas
Resume Bank Austin, TX
Texas House Democratic Campaign Committee Targeting Analyst Job Austin, TX

County Services Coordinator

Texas is the biggest battleground state in the country, and Texas Democrats are poised to win. The polls are showing Donald Trump loses to a Democratic champion and we are in a dead heat for the United States Senate.

The Texas Democratic Party is hiring a County Services Coordinator, to work within the Texas Democratic Party’s dynamic County Services Department.

County parties are the primary engines and facilitators of local Democratic mobilization, and in 2020 they will be essential partners in our pursuit of statewide victory. From assisting with party administration to building paid and volunteer-driven voter contact programs for county parties, the County Services Team is the service provider and trusted partner of Texas’ Democratic county parties.

The County Services Coordinator, based in Austin, would serve county parties by:

  • Serving as the primary point of contact for county chairs and Democratic clubs based in strategically targeted parts of Texas;
  • Building volunteer and voter engagement programs for certain counties;
  • Working with the Data team to provide county-level data analysis projecting voter registration and GOTV opportunities;
  • Building budgets and finance plans for voter engagement programs for targeted counties;
  • Tracking metrics and programmatic reporting on the local level, setting benchmarks and goals for programs;
  • Meeting internal department goals; and
  • Completing additional tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the County Services Director.

Preferred qualifications for the County Services Coordinator position include:

  • At least one election cycle of managing a field program as a Field Director (candidate campaign, independent expenditure effort, or labor union);
  • Texas ties and/or battleground state experience

How to apply: txdem.co/Apply-CSC


 

Field Organizers

The Texas Democratic Party is hiring Field Organizers to energize and empower local communities to deliver Democratic victories up and down the ticket and to make history across the state in 2020. Ideal candidates are highly organized, team players and self-starters with proven ability to achieve goals and perform under pressure.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, train and build relationships with volunteers
  • Register voters and coach and support volunteers to do the same
  • Plan and manage volunteer facing and large scale events
  • Meet daily and weekly voter contact and volunteer recruitment goals
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with local partner organizations and elected officials
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Experience working or volunteering on political campaigns preferred but not required
  • Ability to lead and instruct a team of volunteers
  • Excellent listening skills and ability to communicate effectively in person and over the phone
  • Experience in setting goals and achieving measurable results, managing teams, and coordinating between multiple stakeholders
  • Good sense of humor and ability to adapt to a fast-paced, frequently changing work environment
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities and meet established deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and dedication to working with people in the general public

This position is full time and cycle only. Applicants must have a reliable laptop, cell phone, and vehicle. Applicants must also be comfortable working long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends, and have an understanding that campaigns are never a 9-5 job.

How to Apply: To apply visit txdem.co/apply-organizer


 

Finance Data Analyst

Job Posting: Finance Data Analyst
Department: Finance
Reports to: Finance Director

The Texas Democratic Party seeks a full-time, top-tier, self-motivated, and innovative Fundraising Data Analyst to grow the Finance team. Reporting directly to the Finance Director and often working closely alongside her and the Data Director, this new team member will be responsible for ensuring the Party is raising money as efficiently and sustainably as possible.

Description: The Finance Data Analyst will work directly with the finance, data, and digital teams to make sure we are leveraging the most cutting edge analysis to help us develop and execute on our path to victory.

The right fit for this job is a person who has impeccable organizational, technical, interpersonal, communication, and planning skills. Only apply for this job if you’re ready to be part of a tight-knit team with high expectations.

Finance Data Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Support internal fundraising programs and operations, including Direct Mail, reporting, and event invitations, to ensure the campaign is raising money as effectively as possible
  • Develop and manage internal fundraising projections to help the campaign better understand where revenue is coming from, and what the most efficient channels are
  • Create data visualizations and dashboards to help identify trends and forecast possibilities, as well as communicate findings and recommendations to stakeholders across the campaign
  • Support team’s use of NGP and ensure the integrity of data entry

Requirements include:

  • Experience with Python, Gitlab / Github, and SQL
  • Experience with data visualization software, including DataStudio, tableau, etc.
  • Know and understands how to apply statistics to mine for actionable insights
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and experience explaining technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Are willing to dive in with a no-task-is-too-small attitude
  • An absolute commitment to working at the Texas Democratic Party through November 2020

Preferred background and experience:

  • Experience conducting return on investment analysis or measuring program effectiveness
  • Political or electoral experience, including having volunteered with campaigns
  • Experience with NGP and / or VAN

Salary: This position pays $50k – $55k depending on experience, and will include healthcare benefits.
Employee Classification: This is a full-time position for the duration of the 2020 election cycle and based in Austin, Texas.
Start Date: Immediately

How to apply: txdem.co/apply-finance-data-analyst


 

Legal Intern

The Texas Democratic Party is seeking Legal Interns. Slots are available per semester or one longer internship from now through Election Day 2020. Applicants should be in the third year of law school or post-bar exam. Interns will gain hands-on experience working at the direction of the Texas Democratic Party’s General Counsel. Successful applicants can work anywhere in Texas provided that they can provide their own workspace and computer or at the statewide headquarters located in Austin. This is not just another paper-pushing internship — you will learn about litigation and legal issues involving elections, campaigns, campaign finance, and voting rights. As part of our legal efforts, you will help to elect Democrats up and down the ballot across the entire state of Texas. Interns will be asked to do legal research and writing, legal document edits, coordinate with local democratic party groups, assist in pending cases and perform other legal tasks. Interns will receive a small stipend and must be eligible to receive college credit. No calls, please.

How to apply: txdem.co/apply-legal-intern


 

Joint Fundraising Agreements (JFA) Administrator


Job Posting: Joint Fundraising Agreements (JFA) Administrator
Department: Operations
Reports to: Operations Director

Description: The Texas Democratic Party is currently seeking candidates for a JFA (Joint Fundraising Agreements) Administrator. This role works in conjunction with the Operations Director and Finance department, and will report directly to the Operations Director. The full-time position will manage the Party’s multiple Joint Fundraising Agreements with congressional and statewide candidates.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Issue and maintain contracts with joint fundraising partners
  • Track all partners’ JFA activity and cross references donor giving to the Texas Democratic Party
  • Oversee wire transfers
  • Manage FEC filings for all JFAs
  • Assist in all JFA related compliance work
  • Coordinate with the Finance department on donor relations

Required Skills:

  • Organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines at once
  • Proficiency with GSuite and other spreadsheet software
  • Good interpersonal skills to communicate with internal and external partners

Required Tools:

  • Reliable laptop
  • Reliable cell phone
  • Reliable internet access

Preferred Experience:

  • Campaign or state or local party experience
  • Compliance experience
  • NGP experience

Salary: This position pays $3,500 – $4,250 per month depending on experience, and will include healthcare benefits.

Employee Classification: This is a full-time position for the duration of the 2020 election cycle and based in Austin, Texas.

Start Date: Immediately

How to apply: txdem.co/apply-JFA


 

Project LIFT Director

Texas is the biggest battleground state in the country, and Texas Democrats are poised to win. The polls are showing Donald Trump loses to a Democratic champion and we are in a dead heat for the United States Senate.

And while the Texas Democratic Party will flip the State House, beat John Cornyn, and deliver 38 electoral votes to the Democratic Presidential nominee, we are committed to building a bench across the state by supporting progressives in non-partisan elections. Since 2015, Project LIFT has worked with party leaders and progressive partners to recruit, train, and support local candidates. The program has helped to elect a diverse slate of progressive candidates, with nearly 66% of our successful candidates being PoC’s and more than 50% being women.

The TDP is seeking top-tier, self-motivated, and innovative Project LIFT Director to help execute an ambitious program providing extensive resources and services to local, non-partisan candidates. This person will work closely with the political, data, and training departments to execute 2020 programs.

The position will be based in Austin and will require significant statewide travel.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Creating and executing a candidate recruitment pipeline, with an eye toward diversity
  • Administering a “recognition” process for candidates seeking to become part of Project LIFT
  • Adapting existing TDP candidate resources to maximize usefulness for non-partisan candidates
  • Seeking opportunities and support efforts to increase diversity of campaign-related staff, and the campaigns team;
  • Managing services to a portfolio of campaigns, assisting directly with:
    • Identifying and recruiting a professional campaign team, including managers, other staff, and consultants, where applicable;
    • Setting up effective field, communications, digital, and fundraising teams and structures;
    • Building, developing, and maintaining campaign plans and budgets;
    • Reviewing and offering guidance on campaign communication; and
    • Building strong relationships with supportive Democratic and progressive partners;
    • Managing or participating in weekly conference calls for various campaigns in a structured and professional fashion to assist with earned and paid media plans, field operations and fundraising; and
    • Liaising between campaign staff and the coordinated campaign apparatus to ensure all parties are effectively communicating

Requirements include:

  • 2 cycles of candidate campaign experience, preferably in management, or 3+ cycles of candidate campaign experience in junior roles
  • A holistic and data-informed understanding of campaigns
  • Superior project management skills, including effective task delegation and tracking, and familiarity with collaborative task management tools
  • Ability to communicate priorities, needs and expectations up and down the chain of command
  • Strong lateral management skills
  • Proficiency with organizing tools, including Votebuilder/VAN, MobilizeAmerica, and / or texting platforms
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively and clearly communicate with different types of stakeholders, from high level elected officials to grassroots activists
  • An absolute commitment to complete the 2020 cycle at the Texas Democratic Party

Preferred background and experience:

    • Experience organizing in communities of color and/or non-English-speaking communities

 

How to apply: txdem.co/apply-lift-director


 

Regional Organizing Director

The Texas Democratic Party is seeking highly motivated Regional Organizing Directors to help ensure Democratic victories across the state. The Texas Democratic Party’s grassroots infrastructure spans all corners of the state and is working to energize and empower local communities to deliver Democratic victories up and down the ticket in 2020 and beyond. We are looking to hire Regional Organizing Directors for the following regions: North Texas, Greater Eastern Texas, South Texas, the DFW Metroplex, Central Texas, the Greater Houston area.

Responsibilities

  • Manage, train, and coach a team of Field Organizers, who will in turn recruit and manage volunteer teams across large and diverse geographic areas
  • Work with the statewide Organizing leadership team to implement communications, messaging, and digital strategies in your region
  • Participate in the hiring decision making process for Organizers
  • Develop management and accountability strategies and systems that lead your team to successfully meet daily and weekly organizing metrics
  • Extensively coach staff daily on communication with voters, volunteer recruitment, volunteer management, and volunteer retention
  • Perform other duties as needed and assigned

Qualifications:

  • Two cycles of organizing experience
  • At least one cycle of staff management experience is preferred, but not required
  • Goal-oriented and self-disciplined; able to meet tight deadlines and multitask
  • Ability to think creatively, be solutions oriented and motivate direct reports to do the same amidst a positive and productive team culture
  • Resilient team player excited to work tirelessly to elect Democrats in Texas
  • Superior interpersonal skills and exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Able to manage direct reports in person and remotely.

This position is full time and cycle only. Applicants must have a reliable laptop, cell phone and vehicle. Applicants must also be comfortable working long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends, and have an understanding that campaigns are never a 9-5 job.

How to Apply: txdem.co/apply-ROD


 

Resume Bank

Please fill out the following form to submit your resume to be considered for future positions at the Texas Democratic Party.

How to apply: txdem.co/submit-resume


 

Texas House Democratic Campaign Committee Targeting Analyst

Texas is the biggest battleground state in the country, and Texas Democrats are poised to win. HDCC and TDP are seeking a top-tier, self-motivated, and innovative Targeting Analyst. They will be responsible for working directly with campaigns, county parties, and allied organizations to develop program-specific targets and reporting.

About the Texas House Democratic Campaign Committee
The Texas House Democratic Campaign Committee is committed to working together to build the state all Texans deserve with high-quality education, affordable and accessible health care, and increasing support for working families. The values we share bring our communities together and serve as a guide for how we make our state work better for all of us, no matter what we look like or where we come from.

Democrats are only nine seats away from winning a majority in the Texas House. We are building out our grassroots team to lead us to victory in 2020 so we can deliver on our shared values around community, opportunity, justice, and equality.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing targets for specific set of geographics / districts
  • Interpreting polls to inform targets / messaging in geographies / districts
  • Developing and interpreting reports for geographies / districts
  • Other data / tech duties to support geographies / districts, including VAN administration, creating phone banks, managing texting programs

Requirements include:

  • 1+ years of experience working as a software developer and/or data scientist
  • Experience with Python, Gitlab / Github, and SQL
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and experience explaining technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • An absolute commitment to working at the Texas HDCC through November 2020

Preferred background and experience:

  • Political or electoral experience, including having volunteered with campaigns
  • Familiarity with VAN, Hustle, ThruText, and other progressive voter contact tools

This is a cycle job, expected to last through the 2020 election. The position will be based in Austin, Texas. This position pays $4,200 – $4,500 monthly depending on experience and will include healthcare benefits.

Please apply at [email protected]. All submissions must include a cover letter and resume.


Internship Program: Summer

The Texas Democratic Party is seeking Political Interns. Interns will gain hands-on experience working at the Texas Democratic Party’s statewide headquarters located in Austin. This is not just another paper-pushing internship — you will learn about modern political campaigns and play a role in our coordinated campaign effort to elect Democrats up and down the ballot across the entire state of Texas. Interns will be asked to research campaign districts, help create campaign plans, contribute to our communications strategy, and help plan and execute candidate training. Interns will receive a small stipend and must be eligible to receive college credit. No calls, please.

How to apply: txdem.co/Apply-Intern


The Texas Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

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