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Campaign Manager

Company: Chelsea Laliberte Barnes for Illinois State Rep (D
Location: Palatine
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Campaign Managers are responsible for planning and organizing a winning campaign and overseeing all aspects of the campaign organization. Managers are responsible for implementing a campaign plan and budget, overseeing fundraising and spending, hiring and managing staff, and managing a candidate's priorities and schedule.
Managers must have strong leadership skills, prior experience managing a staff and budget, and preferably experience overseeing polling, research, and paid media (such as mail and/or radio and television). Applicants should have a car, smartphone, and laptop, as well as work long hours under pressure. Applicants will need to demonstrate excellent organizational and leadership skills.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES--- Create and implement an optimal campaign inside budget constraints--- Appropriately track and monitor financial resources--- Locate and secure staff for the campaign--- Train staff on campaign applications and strategies--- Devise a campaign timeline and schedule--- Work directly with the campaign's senior staff--- Manage and oversee campaign staff and volunteers (field director, field organizers andcanvassers)--- Hold team meetings, create agendas, and manage logistics of running the campaign office--- Collaborate with other senior-level staff members on campaign-related materials and events--- Manage candidate's schedule and attend events with candidate--- Provide administrative and operational support such as correspondence, mailing, organization ofcampaign materials, etc.
QUALIFICATIONS--- 2+ years of management experience (preferably)--- Very strong interpersonal skills--- Excellent organizational skills--- Computer literate with Google Workspace and Microsoft Office--- A keen eye for marketing and political advertising--- Advanced social media and digital strategy skills for voter engagement and fundraising--- Detail-oriented--- Ability to multitask and prioritize competing needs--- Ability to maintain confidential information--- Work both independently and as a team--- Create and sustain strong relationships with campaign staff, community members, voters, media outlets, etc.--- Work calmly and efficiently under pressure and deadlines
WORKING CONDITIONSThe campaign manager's work schedule is irregular and may vary throughout the campaign. Evening and weekend work is required. Traveling with or without the candidate across the district may be required as well. The schedule will be determined by the senior staff and the candidate and the campaign's needs.
SALARYCompensation will be provided based on experience, qualifications, education, and other factors. Compensation will come in the form of a monthly stipend.
HOW TO APPLYEmail your resume, cover letter, and any additional materials you wish to provide to chelseaforstaterep@gmail.com. Include the subject line "Campaign Manager Position". Applications will be accepted until January 20, 2022.

Keywords: Chelsea Laliberte Barnes for Illinois State Rep (D, Naperville , Campaign Manager, Executive , Palatine, Illinois

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