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Campaign Field Director

Organization Name: Progressive Canvassing
Job Post Date: 10 Jul 2019
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: 15 Sep 2019

Job Description

Progressive Campaign is seeking full-time Field Director for a paid canvassing program. This campaign is a grassroots effort advocating for progressive issues to increase voter turnout and elect Democrats. The Field Director will be responsible for recruiting, training, and managing teams of canvassers within assigned regions as well as executing field plan, and political organizing. Field Director will report directly to the State Field Director.


- Create, implement, and execute a comprehensive, data-driven field plan
- Manage day-to-day operations and campaign activities of the assigned districts including scheduling canvassing shifts
- Recruit and train field organizers and canvassers
- Set, meet, and exceed benchmarks for voter contact, recruitment, grassroots engagement and get-out-the-vote (GOTV)
- Manage the field program budget and logistics in collaboration with the State Field Director
- Track hours for staff payment purposes
- Address campaign issues and concerns in a timely manner


- 1+ cycle of campaign field experience
- Knowledge of campaign strategy
- Extensive experience with and ability to train on Votebuilder (VAN)
- Strong communication and organizational skills, showing attention to detail
- Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills? successful at motivating staff to meet recruitment and voter contact goals
- Ability to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends
Smart phone required
- A valid driver’s license and reliable access to a vehicle

Salary: This is a salaried, full-time, short-term position. The salary is $3000 - $4000 per month based on experience (August 1 until the fall elections on October 12, 2019)

Location: Baton Rouge, New Orleans and surrounding areas.

Thank you so much for your interest.

How to Apply

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled.

Job Post Online Expiration: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 08:10pm


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