Political Campaign Job: Campaign Organizer


Employer: Working Families Party

Political Campaign Job Summary

The Working Families Party and Working Families Organization are looking for dedicated progressives who share our passion for justice to fill political campaign jobs across the country.

We are hiring experienced and entry-level campaign organizers to place on political campaign jobs across the country to help elect the next generation of progressive leaders. If you do not have previous political campaign job, but are ready to learn you can also apply, though previous experience and formal campaign training is a big plus.

Political Campaign Job Responsibilities

Working Families uses a disciplined, tested approach to run campaigns, drawing on research from the Analyst Institute and practices developed by Emily’s List and Wellstone Action. Our political campaign job positions give progressive candidates the edge they need to cross the finish line.

Political campaign Organizer responsibilities include:

  • Recruiting and managing volunteers
  • Organizing house parties, phone banks and door-knocking activities
  • Staffing the candidate
  • Scheduling
  • Event planning, and
  • Data work

Political Campaign Job Qualifications

Good Candidates for Political Campaign Organizer Jobs will:
  • Share a passion for racial, economic and social justice and have a genuine commitment to understanding how elections are won.
  • Have proficient oral and written communications skills.
  • Collaborate and work well in a high stress, often unstructured, environment.
  • Have previous campaign experience and/or training
  • If you are willing to relocate that is a big plus. We may have campaigns we’re hiring for in your city, but we may not. This will impact how quickly we can place you
  • Experience in a political campaign job is a plus, but not required

Political Campaign Job Pay and Benefits

  • Some positions are independent contractor positions, and some are salaried positions. We offer healthcare and paid time off for employees, and portable benefits for independent contractors.
  • Compensation varies from campaign to campaign, but entry level positions generally pay around $35k-$45k, while senior campaign positions are generally between $50k-$65k as calculated as an annual salary. Most positions are temporary, but can often lead to permanent positions with the WFP or one of our affiliates or elected office holders.

About Working Families Party

Working Families is a growing progressive political organization that fights for an economy that works for all of us, and a democracy in which every voice matters. We believe that our children’s life chances must not be determined at birth, and that America must be a nation that allows all its people to thrive.

Working Families is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to the anti-oppression and inclusion principles. Women, people of color and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply.

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