Democratic Political Program Manager

27 May, 2021

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Democratic Political Program Manager

Credit Union National Association
Washington, DC
Credit Union National Association is recruiting for a Democratic Political Program Manager via
QTI Executive & Professional Search.
Credit Union National Association (CUNA) is the most influential financial services trade association and the only national association that advocates on behalf of all of America’s credit unions. We’ve been named a Top Workplace for two years in a row by the Wisconsin State Journal (WSJ).
Summary
Credit Union National Association is excited to announce an opening for a Democratic Political Program Manager to join their Political Action team. This integral role will assist with the election of pro-credit union candidates to political office via fundraising, campaign activities, and credit union member and voter engagement as well as engaging the political process to create advocacy opportunities for CUNA, Leagues, and credit unions.
Responsibilities
  • Interface with political campaigns, national Democratic party committees, and related entities to assist in CUNA’s political efforts on behalf of supported candidates, with particular attention and outreach to Democratic political party campaigns, candidates, and committees. Work with leagues and credit unions to implement aggressive political action campaigns on behalf of targeted candidates, such as field and GOTV campaigns. Work with Washington PAC fundraisers to coordinate CUNA-hosted events on behalf of Members and candidates at Credit Union House and with state leagues and credit unions on local or virtual events. Where necessary, work to develop coalitions with allied external organizations to better advance CUNA’s political objectives. Travel may be necessary for the implementation of political action programs.
  • Administer PAC procedures including clearing and processing of disbursements, candidate budgets, and disbursement decisions in coordination with state leagues.
  • Research and monitor federal campaigns and candidates as well as national party committees and other external political organizations to advise the Political Director, Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer, and Chief Political Officer on appropriate political action and support on behalf of candidates.
  • Support Political Director and Director of Political Fundraising in drafting, production, and delivery of PAC-related communications, including CULAC Quarterly newsletter, CULAC Election Impact Report, fundraising solicitations, and website assets, with particular attention and focus on reporting CULAC’s disbursements and political expenditures. Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Bachelors’ degree in Political Science, Government, History, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3 to 5 years Democratic political campaign experience, or Capitol Hill or equivalent required
  • Contacts within the Democratic political community are strongly preferred.
  • Experience with Federal Election Law, PAC, political fundraising, and/or political environment preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail required.
  • Proven track record of presentation skills and presentation development as well as knowledge of FEC Rules are needed.
  • Excellent communication skills including public speaking required.
  • Ability to travel, spend considerable time traversing office buildings for meetings and events.
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Job posted: 2021-05-27