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Available Positions: Finance Director, Executive Director

Executive Director

The Georgia House Democratic Campaign Committee (GA HDCC) is seeking an experienced and dedicated individual for the position of Executive Director for the 2022 campaign cycle. This is a senior-level position, reporting directly to House Democratic leadership, and will oversee all aspects of the 2022 campaign. 

 

The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the politics and characteristics of Georgia, as well as experience engaging the Rising American Electorate in a political or advocacy context. Past campaign and fundraising experience are required.

Experience running a Caucus or campaign committee is preferred. 

About the Executive Director role:

 

The Executive Director is responsible for writing and executing the 2022 campaign plan, developing and managing the budget, and hiring and optimizing the performance of the campaign staff. 

The Executive Director will engage in ongoing communication with House Leadership and manage day-to-day political operations of the Campaign Committee. 

Responsibilities will be executed in conjunction with Leadership, and include:

 

  • Serving as the chief strategic and tactical executor of the GA HDCC; 

 

  • Developing strategic goals and establishing protocols to monitor and report campaign progress; 

 

  • Assembling and leading a team of campaign staff responsible for candidate recruitment and training, member fundraising support, compliance and financial reporting, committee fundraising, and field operations; 

 

  • Working with the Finance Director to create and manage a multi-prong committee fundraising plan, financial reports, and compliance to meet cycle objectives; 

 

  • Creating and managing an annual budget, with input and approval from leadership; 

 

  • Hiring and managing a full consulting team; 

 

  • Hiring campaign staff leadership and managing their performance; and, 

 

  • Communicating effectively with partner organizations, allies, national partners, and the Georgia Senate Democratic Caucus. 

Qualifications:

  • 2+ cycles of experience working for campaigns with a significant budget; 

 

  • Effective people manager who is able to engage and motivate candidates and staff; 

 

  • Experienced manager with the willingness and ability to empower and support staff to be leaders in their own right; 

  • Strategic thinker with a collaborative approach to problem-solving; 

 

  • Organized and self-motivated, with strong attention to detail; 

 

  • Able to perform in a deadline-driven environment; and, 

 

  • Ability to be flexible in dynamic situations and help build a lasting Committee infrastructure. 

This position requires a strong background in political campaign operations, communications, field operations, and fundraising. At least one cycle of campaign management experience is required; multiple cycles of campaign management experience are preferred. Experience in a legislative caucus or campaign committee is a plus. 

Physical Requirements: 

The Georgia House Democratic Campaign Committee is committed to an inclusive organization supporting employees of varying abilities and to providing reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to thrive at the Georgia House Democratic Campaign Committee. The requirements of this role, related to its physical demands, described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

 

  • Working from a computer for long periods of time 

  • Flexibility to work extensive hours outside of normal operating hours

  • State-wide travel is expected. Reimbursement of mileage will be at the rate of $0.56 per mile, monthly. 

Salary and Benefits: 

 

The salary for the Finance Director position is $90,000-$100,000 on an annualized basis and is negotiable, commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. 

 

The Georgia House Democratic Campaign Committee offers the following benefits: Healthcare option 

 

Application Instructions:

 

To apply, please email your resume, a cover letter, and three references to ghdcblue@gmail.com. Please put “Executive Director - [Your Name]” in the subject line. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, October 6.

Finance Director

The Georgia House Democratic Campaign Committee (GA HDCC) is seeking an experienced and dedicated individual for the position of Finance Director for the 2022 campaign cycle. This is a senior-level position, reporting to the Executive Director and working in conjunction with the House Democratic Leader and the leadership team.

 

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience as a finance staffer with statewide or national campaigns, political groups, or non-profits. Experience fundraising in Georgia and/or on behalf of a targeted legislative or federal campaign caucus committee is preferred.

 

About the Finance Director role:

 

The Finance Director will play a key leadership role in building a sustainable fundraising operation that will position GA HDCC to compete in 2022 and beyond. They will be charged with developing and executing the 2022 Caucus finance plan, hiring and optimizing the performance of department staff. They should be forward-thinking, strategic-driven, and skilled in managing multiple priorities simultaneously while maintaining keen attention to detail.  This position reports directly to the Executive Director and collaborates with the House Democratic Leadership team.
 

Essential Job Functions:
 

  • Develop and lead the execution of a fundraising plan; including soliciting $5,000+ contributions and implementing a fundraising and cashflow calendar that encompasses all revenue streams;
     

  • Hire and manage a team of finance staff and consultants, as relevant; including executing related tracking and reporting to monitor  progress towards goals;
     

  • Work with current compliance structure to oversee campaign fundraising compliance programs and systems;
     

  • Develop and manage strategies geared towards developing HDCC’s donor network as it relates to research, acquisition, onboarding, cultivation/engagement, and retention from existing donors as well those acquired via all methods, especially digital;

 

  • Build and maintain systems for call-time, donor follow-up, and re-solicitation by the House Democratic Leader and the broader leadership team;
     

  • Mentor candidates and staff for targeted districts in effective fundraising strategies; including rolodexing, call-time, and event management; and,
     

  • Update the Executive Director, Leadership Team, Compliance Consultants, and relevant stakeholders on revenue streams, cash flow, and projections;
     

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2-3 cycles of finance experience, including at least one cycle as a Finance Director or Deputy Finance Director for a statewide campaign or legislative caucus committee;
     

  • Effective people manager who is able to engage and motivate candidates and staff;

 

  • Strategic thinker with a collaborative approach to problem-solving;

 

  • Organized and self-motivated, with strong attention to detail;
     

  • Able to perform in a deadline-driven environment;
     

  • Ability to be flexible in dynamic situations and help build a lasting campaign committee infrastructure; and,
     

  • Proven ability to direct campaign fundraising efforts.

 

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Experience managing staff with a demonstrated willingness to empower and support staff to be leaders in their own right;
     

  • Experience building a large-or significantly scaling a nascent fundraising operation

 

Physical Requirements:

The Georgia House Democratic Campaign Committee is committed to an inclusive organization supporting employees of varying abilities and to providing reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to thrive at the GA HDCC. The requirements of this role, related to its physical demands, described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 

  • Working from a computer for long periods of time

  • Flexibility to work extensive hours outside of normal operating hours

  • State-wide travel is expected. Reimbursement of mileage will be at the rate of $0.56 per mile, monthly.

 

Salary and Benefits:

The salary for the Finance Director position is $60,000-$78,000 on an annualized basis and is negotiable, commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

 

The Georgia House Democratic Campaign Committee offers the following benefits:

Healthcare option

 

Application Instructions:

To apply, please email your resume, a cover letter, and three references to ghdcblue@gmail.com. Please put “Finance Director - [Your Name]” in the subject line. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, October 6.