Campaign Director


RepresentUs is hiring a Campaign Director with a winning track record in politics who can serve as a campaign strategist, a donor advisor, and general consultant for 3-6 election reform campaigns per cycle across the country.

The Campaign Director is responsible for relationships with state campaigns and serves as a liaison with funders to ensure state campaigns are built for success, supported to win, and adhering to benchmarking goals tied to stages of funding. The Campaign Director also directs a team of in-house and contracted experts in digital, political, policy, legal, media, research, and grassroots advocacy to provide needed high-value assets and services that are essential for campaigns to win.

Passion for RepresentUs’ mission to make America work for everyone, not just the powerful and well-connected, is essential. Commitment to working beyond partisanship is required, and past experience working with bipartisan or cross-partisan coalitions is preferred. Knowledge of policy solutions to fight corruption, get big money out of politics, end gerrymandering, and give voters more voice and more choice is a plus. Past experience with political campaigns is required.

Reporting to the Managing Director of the Campaign Accelerator, the Campaign Director will:

  • Conceptualize and refine the most impactful and cost-effective strategies to position a successful campaign, while overseeing the creation and implementation of tailored assets and services necessary to win.
  • Cultivate relationships and influence with key partner groups, elected officials, and campaign contacts, providing them with analysis, ideas, support and other guidance
  • Develop and advise on tactical, strategic, and communications plans for target campaigns
  • Work closely with the Senior Director, Policy Director, Political Director, and Campaign Accelerator staff to ensure the support of portfolio campaigns
  • Oversee and provide quality control for campaign budgets
  • Participate in strategic planning discussions to assess and advance national, state, and local strategy

Skills and Experience

  • 2 to 5 years of experience and a winning track record working on political and/or advocacy campaigns. Advocacy, electoral, and/or ballot initiative campaign experience is required. Experience working on ballot initiatives preferred.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, meeting frequent deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with demonstrated success communicating complex political strategies to diverse audiences
  • Excellent strategic thinking and execution skills; ability to meet goals within a complex and sophisticated landscape
  • Demonstrated experience managing partnerships and relationships at the state and local level
  • Exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Experience managing and training high-performing staffers
  • Strong budget management skills
  • Ability to travel on behalf of the organization throughout the region as needed
  • This is a remote position, and candidates must have consistent access to reliable internet and phone

Compensation and Benefits

We are committed to bringing in top talent from all sectors. Accordingly, we offer competitive salaries and benefits, including health (Harvard Pilgrim HMO or UnitedHealthcare PPO network) and dental insurance (Delta Dental), both with family/spouse/domestic partner options, retirement benefits, a health reimbursement account, a dependent care account, short-term disability insurance, a wellness benefit, a $1,500 annual professional development stipend, and four weeks paid vacation, plus personal and sick time.

The annual salary range for the Campaign Director position is $80,000-$100,000 depending on location and experience. This position is remote. We currently have staff in Massachusetts, North Carolina, Washington DC, Pennsylvania, California, New York, and Alabama.

No phone calls, please.

About RepresentUs

RepresentUs is the nation’s leading right-left anti-corruption organization. We bring together conservatives, progressives, and everyone in between to secure crucial victories that are defending our Republic and fixing America’s corrupt political system.

But what it means for you, potential coworker, is that you feel what we feel when you wake up every day: a strong sense of purpose that binds you to the spirit of this nation, and an overwhelming sense that you should do something about it. And you want to work with people who feel the same.

RepresentUs is a carefully curated mix of seasoned political campaigners, policy wonks, advertising experts, designers, and engineers. We’re not a startup, but we’ve got startup DNA: we’re nimble, constantly learning and iterating, and we push ourselves to push the envelope—to ignore “industry standards” and set a new standard.

We’re looking for enthusiastic new minds to help us grow, move faster, and achieve more. We believe our political system should reflect the varied voices of our nation, and so should our team. That’s why we’re an Equal Opportunity Employer; people of color, women, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

In 2018, we helped pass 23 anti-corruption measures—a historic year for the movement.