VP of Campaigns - Voto Latino

VP of Campaigns

Summary

Voto Latino is seeking a committed individual to develop and lead our campaigns, partnerships, and organizing work across the nation. This includes setting the campaigns agenda, supervising campaign and partnerships staff, coordinating with various teams throughout the organization and closely collaborating with senior leadership on organizational priorities.

The VP of Campaigns will be responsible for the development, integration, and implementation of a public facing and volunteer focused activities to achieve the broader goals of Voto Latino. The VP of Campaigns will report to the Executive Director and will supervise the staff on the Campaigns team.

Responsibilities

  • Lead development and implementation of all state and national voter engagement plans, enhancing communication around voter registration and organizing for our nationwide audience of grassroots supporters.
  • Lead development and implementation of all state and national issue advocacy plans, including express issue advocacy and grassroots lobbying.
  • Support ongoing partnerships with corporate, influencer, and celebrity partners, through the Voto Latino Impact Council and other initiatives
  • Supervise the ongoing mobilization and partnerships with volunteers, including regular ongoing trainings, briefings, opportunities for engagement and expansion of self-directed volunteer activity.
  • Overseeing events related to engaging Latino voters and volunteers, such as the annual VL Power Summit.
  • Manage and supervise Campaigns staff and those assigned to campaigns, as well as consulting partners focused on corporate and influencer partnerships
  • Coordinate with colleagues to drive actions from passive (shares/clicks) to in-person organizing (where possible in local communities) and to ensure local volunteers/members are using Digital & Communications best practices.
  • Make decisions related to priorities of the Campaigns department and team, including developing and monitoring campaign budget and expenses.
  • Represent the interests of Voto Latino, coordinate efforts with local and partner organizations, and oversee the strategic engagement of those relationships in order to contribute to VL’s efforts and overall success.
  • Provide thought leadership for opportunities for professional development and training of Campaigns team.
  • Travel as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • At least 8-10 years of campaigns/congressional/government relations/communications/public affairs experience, in increasingly senior roles.
  • Proven ability to successfully manage a team and be both boss and mentor.
  • Ability to develop and successfully execute nationwide issue campaigns.
  • Consistent record of juggling multiple tasks/campaigns with varying and shifting deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with similar Spanish competency a plus.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and awareness of Latino civil rights and/or issues of social justice.

Location:

Must be based or be willing to move to the Washington, DC area in the future, remote work currently during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Salary & Benefits:

Salary is $100,000-$110,000. Voto Latino also offers competitive benefits, including health insurance, and vacation leave.

Deadline:

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

To Apply:

Send your resume and cover letter to hr@votolatino.org. Please use “VP of Campaigns” in the subject line.

About Voto Latino:

Founded in 2004, Voto Latino is a dynamic and growing non-partisan organization whose civic engagement campaigns have reached an estimated 55 million Latino households nationwide. United by the belief that Latino issues are American issues and American issues are Latino issues, Voto Latino is dedicated to bringing new and diverse voices into the political process by engaging youth, media, technology and celebrities to promote positive change.

Voto Latino is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in our work and staff. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, uniform service member status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, LGBTQ persons, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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