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Women Winning Political Director

This is a new era of pro-choice women’s leadership and the wave of women stepping up to run for office in 2019 and 2020 continues. To meet this critical moment, we’re expanding our team — Women Winning is thrilled to announce we’re hiring a second Political Director!

Organization Overview: Women Winning, a 501c4 organization with a State and Federal PAC, recruits, trains, and elects pro-choice to all levels of public office. Over the past 37 years, Women Winning has raised millions of dollars and supported thousands of pro-choice women candidates.

Objectives: Implement and grow Statewide Candidate Recruitment and Development Program to ensure pro-choice women win elections and have a seat at the tables of power. Work closely with the Executive Director, committees, and staff to construct and achieve short and long-term political goals. Must be results-oriented, a self-starter, have excellent interpersonal skills, adaptability, great attention to detail; and a sense of humor.

Responsibilities:
• Support the mission of Women Winning and increase the number of pro-choice women running for office in Minnesota at all levels
• Responsible for the planning and execution of the Candidate Recruitment and Development Program; this includes identifying, recruiting, and training pro-choice women candidates running for local, state, and federal office

• Create and implement integrated political plan focused on building the candidate pipeline in Minnesota
• Serve as primary contact with prospective and endorsed candidates, campaign teams, and elected officials
• Partner and execute Women Winning’s Candidate & Campaign training program
• Analyze key Women Winning races and assess the fundamental mechanics necessary to build and execute a winning campaign plan
• Assess candidate needs and offer strategic guidance to campaigns
• Oversee and manage political data

• Provide staff leadership and support to State and Federal Political Action Committees and committee chairs regarding endorsement process
• Oversee, organize, and execute Political Leaders of Tomorrow (PLOT) Internship Training Program, including the hiring and management of the PLOT Coordinator(s)
• Represent Women Winning, build, and strengthen relationships with key partners
• Assist and respond to needs for additional duties and special projects as determined by the Executive Director

Key Skills and Attributes:
• Commitment to the mission of Women Winning
• Bachelor’s degree and at least three to five years of experience advancing a political program at the state or local level
• An understanding of the Minnesota political community
• Strong writing and communications skills
• Experience with multifaceted planning processes
• Demonstrated flexibility in problem-solving
• Proven track record of excellent follow-through and accountability
• Outstanding attention to detail
• Campaign experience

Hours: Full Time

Compensation: Compensation for this position is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent health and dental benefits and access to 401k-retirement plan.

Women Winning is an Equal Opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

To apply: Click here and upload your resume and cover letter. The position will remain open until filled. Contact Meggie Wittorf, Women Winning Executive Director, at meggiewittorf@womenwinning.org  with inquires or urgent matters.

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2610 University Ave West, Suite 325
Saint Paul, MN 55114

651-251-0690
info@womenwinning.org

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