Field Director for DC Democratic Campaign

Website McDuffie 2022

Citywide Dem campaign in DC

Field Director (FD) is a full-time, senior position that reports directly to the Campaign Manager. Working with the senior team, the FD is responsible for the design and implementation of a citywide field program across the District of Columbia. This includes hiring and overseeing paid staff as well as building, training, and supporting a citywide network of volunteers.

The FD must be a driven self-starter, able to work successfully in a fast-paced, dynamic, fluid, political environment. The ideal candidate has excellent oral and written communication skills, with proficiency in MS Office, voter-file databases and virtual election/campaign applications.

The FD must be available to begin working on or before January 12, 2022, but preferably ASAP.

The Democratic Primary is June 21, 2022

Please include a cover letter and resume with your application.


● Working with senior team, write and implement a comprehensive, field plan

● Build and manage a field team of paid staff and volunteers to execute field plan

● Set, meet and exceed benchmarks for voter contact, volunteer recruitment, grassroots engagement and GOTV

● Oversee and manage field data

● Establish a strong professional culture within the field organization focused on accountability, specific goals, and dedication to victory

● Coordinate field organizing with all other campaign operations

● Manage the field program budget and logistics in collaboration with senior staff


● 2+ cycles of campaign field experience

● Extensive experience managing and training high performing staff/volunteers

● Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, meeting frequent deadlines

● Experience with and ability to train on Votebuilder (VAN) or similar platform

● Strong communication and organizational skills, showing attention to detail

● Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills; successful at motivating staff


● Commensurate with experience

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