Posting Date: January 23, 2019
Job Title: Campaign Director
Classification: Full-time, Exempt, limited term through December 31st, 2019 with the potential to extend
Reports To: CASE Executive Director
Provide resume and optional cover letter through the Chamber’s job portal. Applications without the requisite candidate materials will not be considered. Applications received in other means will be not be considered. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Apply by February 5th for priority consideration.
The Civic Alliance for a Sound Economy (CASE)Opens a New Window. is a political organization representing diverse local businesses of every size and sector. Sponsored by the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, CASE is committed to creating an affordable, livable, and safe city for all Seattleites.
CASE is looking for a strategic Campaign Director to continue to build and expand the program. CASE endorses candidates that demonstrate a strong commitment to improving the quality of life and economic opportunities for all Seattleites. In this role you’ll have the opportunity to play a pivotal role in the organization’s operations, foster member relations, and drive voter engagement.
The following describe the critical functions of the role, but do not provide an extensive list of job responsibilities and duties.
• Build and implement a data-driven voter engagement plan
• Drive voter communications and engagement programming in each Council District leading staff, peers, and consultants to success
• Ability to quickly and effectively recruit, hire, and train staff and volunteers
• In cooperation with a data manager, create processes and systems for collecting and appropriately using data for voter communications
Executive Committee and Member Relations
• Foster shared leadership between executive committee and staff
• Lead regular and crisis communications with CASE members and executive committee, including emails, regular meetings and conference calls, and individual outreach
• Maintain relationships with partners and all key community stakeholders
• Seek out new and diverse communities to include and forge partnerships with CASE
Operations and Budget
• Manage CASE budget and work closely with fundraising consultants to ensure complete reporting and legal compliance
• Work with Executive Director to design, review, and manage consultant contracts and deliverables
• Liaise with Seattle Metro Chamber staff on administration and operations when appropriate
• Oversee all CASE projects and direct activities of any staff or consultants in the conceptualization and execution of projects
• Write, lead, and implement a robust campaign plan for the 2019 cycle
• At least one cycle of campaign experience or comparable job in scope and pace
• Experience managing budget and staff, boards/committees, or external partners
• Excellent writer, critical thinker, and problem solver
• Understanding of Seattle’s local political landscape
• Proficient in PowerPoint and presentation development; comfortable with public speaking
• Familiarity with the NGP VAN platform
• Undisputed integrity, natural collaborator, and enthusiastic leader
The Civic Alliance for a Sound Economy (CASE) is affiliated with the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce; staff members of CASE are officially employees of the Chamber and participate in Chamber benefit plans. This is a limited term position through December 31st, 2019, with the possibility of extending based on organizational need.
The Chamber provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including but not restricted to:
• Medical/dental/vision coverage
• Vacation/sick/float leave
• Life Insurance
• Accidental death & dismemberment Insurance
• Long-term disability insurance
• Transit subsidies
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Employer-matched 401(k) Contribution
• Tuition reimbursement
• Paid parental leave
• Wellspring EAP membership
• Personal accident insurance
• Generous holiday schedule and paid days off
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The Chamber actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates from a variety of backgrounds, and multicultural candidates are encouraged to apply.
The Chamber is an equal opportunity employer. All employees and potential employees will be recruited, selected, trained, promoted, and, if necessary, disciplined without regard to sex, race, religion, creed, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political ideology or activity, disability, honorably-discharged veteran or military status. All applicants are carefully screened and full consideration is given to their training, education, skills, aptitudes, experience, and previous work record. In addition, the Chamber does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information in its employment related policies and practices, including coverage under its health benefits program.