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Executive Director

Executive Director
Organization: Catalyst PAC
Location: Alexandria, VA
Date Posted: 02/05/2024

Executive Director, Catalyst PAC

About Catalyst PAC

Catalyst PAC is the only outside group dedicated to sharing the Republican message with America’s diverse voters, and supporting diverse candidates for U.S. Congress.

Job Summary

We are looking for a dedicated and passionate individual to serve as our Executive Director. The Executive Director leads and executes the Board-approved strategic plan for the year, which includes identifying potential candidates, managing the endorsement process, planning events, managing our communications strategy, building brand awareness, and meeting our fundraising goals. This is an external facing position, requiring a strong comfort level with public speaking and being a spokesperson for the organization when needed. The Executive Director, along with Catalyst PAC’s Executive Team, will be responsible for managing the Leadership Team to ensure alignment and coordination of efforts. The Executive Director oversees Catalyst PAC’s administration, compliance and any research efforts needed as well.

This is a unique and impactful opportunity to play a more active role in ensuring our Congressional leaders represent the diverse lived experiences in our country and want to lead with integrity.

Responsibilities:

  • Help develop and execute Catalyst PAC’s strategy, planning, fundraising, and events with the Executive Team.
  • Help develop and manage marketing strategies and grassroots solicitation campaigns throughout the year to build awareness of and support for Catalyst PAC.
  • Manage a political calendar to ensure PAC members are aware of important political events and engagements.
  • Draft all elements of our quarterly Catalyst PAC newsletter, updating on activities, opportunities, and endorsements.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key political fundraisers and Catalyst PAC advisors.
  • Work with the Executive Team to support and advise the Executive Board and Advisory Council on strategy and execution, including preparing Board presentations.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of Catalyst PAC (donor database – Hubspot, budget, disbursement, compliance, governance, communications, reporting, vendors, banking, fundraising, growth, solicitation campaigns, correspondence, records, internal processes).
  • Work with our compliance director and legal counsel to ensure Catalyst PAC stays in FEC compliance.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and legal counsel for successful management and execution.

Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience in PAC Administration, fundraising, compliance, political operations; or a combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of the electoral process at the federal, state, and local levels.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Computer and software knowledge, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and GSuite.
  • Experience with Canva or other graphic design software for marketing materials.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in diverse political climates with Federal candidates, Congressmen and their political staff.
  • Ability to maintain lists and track communications.
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making skills.
  • Excellent project management skills with great attention to detail, and strong work ethic.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to write and edit clear, engaging, and grammatically correct content; willingness to be coached.
  • Self-motivated individual who is also a team player with a high level of professionalism and emotional intelligence.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Detail-oriented individual with exceptional organizational and time management skills.

Other:

  • Some travel required.
  • Can be remote; office in Alexandria, VA if needed. Flexible hours.
  • Reports to the Catalyst PAC Executive Team and Board.
  • This is a contract position. Compensation will be commission-based.

Interested applicants can apply by sending their cover letter and resume to [email protected].

Catalyst PAC is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to apply even if your experience is not a 100% match with the position. We are looking for someone with relevant skills and experience, not a checklist that exactly matches the job description. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

 

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