Campaign Manager

Job Title: Campaign Manager

Organization: Living United for Change in Arizona
Status: Exempt, full-time, travel required 20% of the time
Location: Must reside in Phoenix Arizona region

 


ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN

LUCHA Blue is a Progressive Political Campaign to ensure that we continue to shift Arizona's Political Landscape to a more inclusive and progressive vision. We believe that not all candidates align with the mission and vision of LUCHA, and this is why we created a campaign not only to flip Arizona Blue- but LUCHA Blue!! This year LUCHA blue will prioritize a number of races, specifically Secretary of State, Legislative Districts 2, 4, 9, and 13, and possibly US Senate and Congressional Districts AZ 02 and 06. With a goal of creating a strategic voter contact campaign plan to include a field plan of knocking 500K doors, driving 250K calls, and layering a digital and comms strategy. Overall, the goal of the campaign is to win these targeted races, increase latinx voter turnout, and educate voters on the voting process.

 

The Campaign Manager is responsible for overseeing multiple counties, field directors and leads to ensure that each county is meeting their daily, weekly, and monthly goals. They are responsible for putting together a campaign plan that is structured with goals and approved budget, and setting up offices in multiple counties. A close partnership with the data quality control team is essential to ensure that reporting is accurate. Additionally, they are responsible for maintaining and working with national and state partners to provide weekly updates and progress of program goals, and implement any feedback to confirm the success of the campaign, hold weekly check-ins with the Director of Political Strategies to report on successes, challenges, and needs to support ground field efforts. Work with multiple departments within the organization such as digital, communications, operations, data, and HR to implement and create strategies to further the success of the department. The Campaign Manager will also be tasked with structuring an organizing department that focuses on expanding the current AZ electorate, creating momentum and energy around civic engagement policies both offensive and defensive and develop an efficient community organizing program when not solely focused on mass voter registration.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drafting and implementing a comprehensive campaign plan with an emphasis on field canvassing.

  • Evaluate and adapt field strategy and operations during the course of the entire campaign.

  • Lead staff to achieve campaign goals.

  • Oversee implementation of core campaign strategies and tactics which include field canvassing, phone canvassing, and support with informing the Immigration Organizer on field updates.

  • Ensure that all data and results are tracked in our internal systems.

  • Partner with human resources for all hiring needs.

  • Support, supervise, coach and train all staff.

  • Travel to support Canvass Leads and canvassers on execution of goals and metrics.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Required:

    • ​Lead with LUCHA’s values and always keep a growth mindset, willingly taking and incorporating feedback.

    • Serve on LUCHA’s senior management team. Participate in setting organizational policies, establishing strategic priorities, advancing organizational vision & plans.

    • Develop work plans, facilitate ongoing check-ins and planning meetings, conduct annual performance reviews, manage the hiring process for any new hires, creation of education and training, ensure adherence to organizational policies and values, and develop monthly reports.

    • Manage, mentor, and coach campaign team staff in line with LUCHA’s values and performance management standards to ensure relevant key performance indicators are met; identify and support areas for professional development.

    • Oversee the Campaign team’s work and ensure the work remains on-track. That work includes strengthening existing partnerships and building new ones for the purpose of recruiting candidates, supporting candidates, and brand-building.

    • Lead with emotional intelligence and strong interpersonal communication.

    • Lead with cultural competency and the ability to build relationships and collaborate with colleagues, voters, and volunteers who identify as POC and across lines of difference.

    • Experience working cross functionally with HR, Communications, Digital and Ops teams.

    • Metrics-driven approach to planning, evaluating, and reporting.

    • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    • Experience using VAN or the ability to quickly learn.

    • Have 3-5 years of experience in field campaigns.

    • At least 2-3 years experience managing teams.

    • Have access to technology - computer, internet, mobile phone.

    • Must enter and track data on a daily basis.

    • Experience using Voter Activation Network and thru TALK & thru TEXT.

  • ​​If possible, but not required, you will also:​

    • ​Experience building and executing campaign goals, plan, and vision.

    • Bilingual (Fluent in Spanish).

    • College degree preferred.

    • Be a forward thinker, adaptable and go getter attitude.

    • Have a strategizer mentality.

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CONTINGENCIES & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

This job requires travel (20%), to be physically present, shadow canvassers and standing for long periods of time, walking through diverse neighborhoods and businesses for extended periods, exposure to a variety of weather conditions (rainy, snow, hot and/or cold), lifting up to 10-15 pounds and frequent use of technology. Must be willing to submit a 39 month certified MVR and undergo a criminal background check.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person holding this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. LUCHA /ACE reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary.


Equal employment opportunity and having a diverse staff are fundamental principles at LUCHA, where employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law.