Operations Director

  • Full Time
  • Midwest

The Wisco Project

The great swing state of Wisconsin often feels like the center of the political and public policy universe, especially during an election year. Major outcomes from abortion rights to voting access often ride on just how many Wisconsinites decide to stay home or show up at the polls. A lot of pressure, right?

Luckily, Wisconsin has a super power: it’s young voters. Over 300,000 college students call Wisconsin home – when we organize on campuses, students vote.

Building on work started during the April 2023 Supreme Court Election, we’re building a scrappy and innovative organization that will organize and inspire  thousands of college students to vote in the 2024 elections.

What Will You Do?

The Operations Director will be responsible for managing the operations and logistics of

our work in 2024. This senior level position will work closely with the State Director and outside compliance firm to maintain day-to-day logistics, including:

Assisting in maintaining the budget and ensuring all accounts are reconciled
Working with the compliance firm to manage onboarding of employees
Track spending and reimbursement requests for employees
Managing all things HQ including procuring offices, monitoring supplies, and serving as the go-to for any needs
Prepare and execute all logistical needs to effectively implement our welcome week and GOTV plans
Aid with specific event needs and assist with advancing events as necessary
Ensure logistical support for an expansive organizing program, including working with vendors, ordering merchandise and materials, completing regular supply audits, etc.
All other duties as assigned

Who Are You?

A successful candidate for this role will:

Have 2+ years of experience in operations for a c3/c4 organization or political campaign. Experience with campaign operations and campus organizing is a plus.
Love creating systems, processes, and spreadsheets and have a knack for logistics.
Demonstrate knowledge of state and national compliance requirements.
Be scrappy and flexible; able to manage several tasks simultaneously.
Be a strong communicator and able to manage the relationship with outside stakeholders
Be a self-starter, exceptionally well-organized, and have strong time management skills.

Job Details: The salary for this position starts at $7,000/month and includes benefits. This is a full time role with a target start date in March and end date of January 2025.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under local, state or federal law.

We see diversity of all kinds as essential to doing our work well. We strive to build a team that reflects the diverse composition of America itself. We strongly encourage applications from structurally marginalized and under-represented communities and experiences to apply.

To apply for this job please visit wiscoproject.org.