Healthy Democracy Campaign Program Manager

Website Vot-ER

Job Title: Healthy Democracy Campaign Program Manager

Department: Field Organizing

Reports to: Deputy Director of Patient Advocacy and Student Partnerships

Effective Date: January 2024

Classification: FTE

Term: Through December 2024


Job Summary:

The Healthy Democracy Campaign Program Manager is responsible for leading Vot-ER’s efforts to engage and empower students in promoting a healthy democracy on campus and beyond. Leading the Healthy Democracy Campaign, they will develop and execute strategic campaigns throughout the year, collaborate with stakeholders, and advocate for policies that support the advancement of civic engagement among healthcare students, including but not limited to medical, nursing, nurse practitioner, social work, and dental students. Reporting to the Deputy Director of Patient Advocacy and Student Partnerships, the Healthy Democracy Campaign Program Manager will oversee a range of initiatives aimed at fostering student involvement, activism, and civic participation, with a particular focus on promoting Vot-ER’s core values, voter education, and voter registration.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Manages up to 4 full and/or part-time interns and a range of volunteers.


Oversee the daily workflow of the Healthy Democracy Campaign team.
Create a comprehensive strategic plan to drive healthy democracy campaigns, including voter registration, voter education, and advocacy initiatives.
In collaboration with other Vot-ER teams, coordinate campaign messaging, materials, and tactics to engage and mobilize supporters.
Build and maintain partnerships with community organizations, advocacy groups, and other relevant stakeholders.
In coordination with Vot-ER communications staff, oversee the creation and dissemination of campaign-related communications, including press releases, social media content, website updates, and public speaking engagements.
Effectively communicate campaign goals, progress, and impact to internal and external stakeholders.
Develop and implement strategies to engage and activate individuals and communities.
Organize events, trainings, and outreach efforts to increase participation and voter registration.
Work closely with all interdepartmental teams to align campaign efforts with organizational goals.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

Strong leadership skills and the ability to inspire and motivate teams.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships with diverse stakeholders.
Strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities, with a focus on achieving measurable outcomes.
Proficiency in data analysis and experience working with CRM systems and organizing tools.
Flexibility and adaptability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Demonstrated commitment to anti-racism, equity, and inclusion.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively to gain trust and give respect to others through honesty, integrity, kindness, empathy, and authenticity.
Acute attention to detail and demonstrated ability to prioritize time to meet deadlines for multiple projects.
Drive to seek what can be improved and offer ways to fix any potential roadblocks.
Comfort admitting what you don’t know and recognizing that feedback is part of the learning process.
Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., political science, community organizing, public administration) or equivalent practical experience via 2 years in grassroots community organizing.
Proven experience in community organizing, political campaigns, or advocacy work.

Compensation Range: $50,000 – $53,000 depending on experience

Physical Requirements:

Prolonged periods of sitting or standing at a desk and working at a computer.
Ability to lift a minimum of 20 pounds.


Other Requirements:

Ability to travel a minimum of twice per year.
This is a remote, full-time role. Vot-ER offers a flexible, remote work environment. We have core working hours of 12 pm to 5 pm eastern time, Monday through Friday. During those hours, all employees are expected to be available for meetings and collaboration. Outside of those core hours, each employee sets their own schedule, while recognizing that due to the collaborative nature of the Vot-ER work and mission, employees will often arrange meetings outside of core Vot-ER hours.


Vot-ER offers:

4 weeks paid vacation
100% coverage for your medical, dental and vision insurance
A week off during Thanksgiving and Christmas
401(k) with generous matching
At Vot-ER, the health and safety of our employees and the community is our top priority. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we require all staff to be vaccinated. Staff requesting a medical or religious accommodation can reach out to [email protected]