The ideal candidate will possess significant electoral campaigning and/or non partisan electoral  and advocacy experience; has the capacity to design, evaluate and oversee complex projects and electoral programs and coach candidates, activists, leaders and campaign efforts; and the ability to mentor campaign and organizing staff and help them design and execute their own systems and processes.
This role will be managed by the Senior Campaign Strategist for Federal Affairs and they will work in tandem to provide support to WFP’s priority Congressional races and other priorities of Working Families Power. The Congressional Campaign Strategist will be responsible for ensuring that priority campaigns and projects are hitting internal goals and that WFP is providing candidates, activists and leaders with the support they need.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Coordinate with the National Digital Team to ensure that our national volunteers capabilities are being leveraged effectively in support of our priority campaigns.
Build and maintain relationships with endorsed and aligned candidates and campaigns, to implement the political, issue and electoral strategy developed by the Federal Affairs Team
Work with partner campaigns to assess campaign needs so WFP can build digital and organizing plans that take advantage of our tools (eg. dialer, Spoke etc.) and offer services to best support their campaigns.
Advise and mentor campaign and organizing staff and help them ensure that their campaign is hitting internal metrics that are developed in coordination with the WFP Federal Affairs team.
Help campaigns develop organizing plans for both outreach and their field program.
Develop internal  systems for tracking our support of priority campaigns and key metrics for the campaigns themselves.
Oversee fundraising support for both non-partisan and priority Congressional campaigns, managing email/social fundraising for candidates and working with the Development team to build fundraising events in support of candidates and partner organizations.
Advise and support non-partisan GOTV activities
Develop and perform skills and issue-specific trainings
Work to translate campaign contacts into engagement with the broader issue and organizing work of Working Families Power.
Provide research assistance and support as needed for proposals, and policy work done by the Federal Affairs department
Skills and Qualifications
3+ years of electoral experience (with congressional experience preferred).
Working knowledge of all major disciplines of electoral campaigning, including field, paid media, earned communications, fundraising, securing endorsements and political support and volunteer recruitment;
Experience drafting campaign plans, finance plans, budgets, and other high level strategic campaign documents.
Strong relationship building skills, and an ability to work with candidates, staff, consultants, donors, and other key stakeholders, and a demonstrated ability to recruit allies into winning coalitions
Excellent attention to detail, including the ability to stay on top of campaign finance reporting and disclosure details, deadlines and vendor contracts.
Ability to manage multiple competing complicated projects and manage priorities.
Strong communications skills, including writing, speaking, and listening.
Aptitude with data and campaign technology like EveryAction, ActBlue, VAN, Votivate, Scale to Win, etc.
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong organizational skills and follow through
What Else Should You Know
Compensation: The salary range for this position is $65,000 to $100,000. The final salary will be determined based on an internal equitable scale that takes into consideration years of experience, geographic location, and final job description. We also offer a robust benefit package for full time employees including paid time off; health, dental, vision, and life insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plan options; professional development funding; and remote work support.
Location: The position is full-time and remote.
Schedule: Full Time, Temporary, end date 12/15/2024.
Union Affiliation: WFP is a unionized workplace. This is a nonmanagerial role eligible to join WFP’s staff bargaining unit after six months of employment. WFP’s union employees are represented by the New York Metropolitan Area Joint Board, Workers United union.