Logistics Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Midwest

Website Democratic Party of Wisconsin

Job Title: Logistics Coordinator
Reports to: Compliance Manager
Salary: $40,000 – $45,000, generous benefits package
Location: Madison, WI
Start date: December – January 2021
Application Deadline: 11/19/21 (Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Deadlines may be shortened or extended as necessary. There is no guarantee this posting will remain open until the deadline or be closed on the deadline. This is a suggested timeframe based on organization needs.)

About the Democratic Party of Wisconsin: The DPW is nationally recognized as one of the country’s highest-performing and most pivotal political organizations. In the 2021-22 election cycle, DPW will drive a massive program to re-elect Governor Tony Evers, defeat Ron Johnson in order to ensure a Democratic US Senate majority, elect candidates up and down the ballot in spring and fall elections alike, and advocate on policy issues. DPW’s work is grounded in inclusion, respect, and empowerment across race, gender, other dimensions of identity, and the rural/suburban/urban divide. Our work continues year-round, collaborating with partners to build a movement that delivers meaningful change for all Wisconsinites. We seek outstanding applicants who share our values and vision to join the team, help win elections, and build a future where everyone can thrive.

The Opportunity: As a Logistics Coordinator you will be responsible for helping coordinate all logistical aspects of DPW Field Operations. You will be primarily responsible for assisting with office management and planning ahead of staffing offices in 2022 to be COVID safe, booking cost-efficient travel and lodging arrangements for DPW staff as needed, fulfilling all necessary purchase orders for office supplies and coordinating timely and accurate shipment to all DPW locations, and other responsibilities as assigned to ensure DPW field operations are running equitably and efficiently. This position is currently remote but will be asked to move to Madison, WI and work in-person once the DPW is able to execute a COVID-safe office environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with Operations Team to oversee the operations of DPW Office locations and serve as the primary point of contact for all office-related needs related to inventory, maintenance requests, and office ergonomics.
  • Coordinating all travel arrangements including booking cost-efficient and equitable transportation, and lodging, and communicating with DPW staff in the field to troubleshoot all logistical issues as they arise.
  • Research cost-efficient, yet equitable, options for all purchase orders including office supplies.
  • Assist with event coordination and communicate inter-departmentally to ensure all logistical needs are tracked for fundraising, organizing, political, and other DPW in-person events.
  • Working with the DPW Accounting team to ensure all receipts for purchase orders are properly assigned and accounted for while confirming assets are properly tracked and disbursed to DPW staff.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications (Required):

  • Growth Mindset – Ability to take and implement feedback.
  • Relentlessly Goal Oriented – Enjoys working toward and achieving ambitious goals. Keeps calm in stressful situations. Has the capacity and willingness to work long hours during peak season, rolling up their sleeves and getting the work done.
  • Cultural Competency – Able to build relationships and collaborate with colleagues, voters, and volunteers who identify as BIPOC, and across other lines of identity difference. Understands how to take an inclusive lens into all aspects of work.
  • Independent Work Skills – Demonstrated ability to work independently and take ownership of complex tasks and procedures, can strategically prioritize tasks to maximize time without sacrificing quality.
  • Effective Communication Skills – Has the ability to communicate directly and compassionately with diverse groups of employees to problem-solve and move work forward.
  • Excellent Organizational Skills – Must have the ability and motivation to closely track and organize their work to ensure thorough documentation and accessibility for colleagues.
  • Technical Proficiency – Familiar with Google Sheets/Microsoft Excel, Google Docs/Microsoft Word, and other platforms with demonstrated ability to use them efficiently to track and communicate information.
  • Attention to Detail – Ability to recall details large and small, and a commitment to accuracy.

Qualifications (Preferred):

  •  Access to reliable transportation

Benefits: Great benefits including; excellent health care ($1/month), dental ($1/month), vision ($1/month), life insurance (free), short term and long-term disability (free), free Better Help virtual therapy, free Calm premium subscription, monthly cell phone stipend, 10 days paid vacation, retirement plan with 3% employer match, 3 floating holidays, 9 paid holidays, plus more!

Equity and Inclusion: The Democratic Party of Wisconsin has a vision for a deeply inclusive  and diverse party organization, membership, and electorate. In order to be successful at the  Democratic Party of Wisconsin candidates must have the cultural competence to successfully  work with a diverse array of constituency groups. We especially strongly encourage applicants  with close ties to Black, Indigenous, AAPI, Latinx, Muslim, non-English-speaking, disability,  and LGBTQ communities. The Democratic Party of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


To apply for this job email your details to haley.goodebiddle@wisdems.org