Democracy Campaign Director

Pennsylvania Voice

Pennsylvania Voice is seeking a strategist, facilitator, and visionary to lead Pennsylvania Voice’s Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)-centered Voting Rights and Reflective Democracy department.

The Democracy Campaign Director reports to the Senior Director of Partnership & Programs and manages two team members, as well as consultants. The work is self-directed. Excellent work-planning, communication, interpersonal, and team management skills are required.

Responsibilities: The Campaign Director holds goal-setting, structure, process, and planning for the Democracy Campaigns Department. Almost all of the work happens in the state legislative and administrative arena.

The Director is responsible for the bottom line implementation of an annual Democracy Campaign department plan, which will include a budget and program plan for two distinct campaigns–one focused on voting rights, and one on reflective democracy, each led by a workgroup of partners and staffed by a campaign manager. Campaign plans and budgets encompass the contributions and needs of multiple organizations, and names the division of labor among staff and partner organizations to meet goals.

Requirements: The position is well suited for someone familiar with organizing and movement power building; who possesses a strong skill set (advocacy, communications, lobbying, and policy analysis skills); and ais committed to guiding and leading state legislative and administrative campaigns among Pennsylvania BIPOC leaders to defend voting rights; expand access to the ballot box; and create a just and reflective democracy for Black, Latinx, AAPI, Arab, and other Pennsylvanians of color.

Compensation: Is based on experience and competencies and is highly competitive. Salary range is $80,000-90,000 with excellent benefits.

Location: Physical Office located in Philadelphia, PA. Due to CoVid-19, we are currently working remotely through 2023.

However, travel, when it is safe, is required within Pennsylvania, primarily in and around Philadelphia, Allegheny County, the Lehigh Valley, Central PA and potentially  frequent trips to the state’s Capitol in Harrisburg.. Travel is required at least once a month, including some overnight travel.

Candidates must also be based in Pennsylvania or willing to relocate by the start date.