Jobs

Title: Executive Director

Description: The Executive Director is in charge of all day-to-day operations of the Wyoming Democratic Party, the management of party staff, and serves as a senior advisor to the Chair, State Executive Committee, Democratic Legislative Caucus, and County Chairs. The Executive Director is responsible for implementing and managing organizational change and for overseeing the building of a vibrant statewide infrastructure. Candidates must possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail. A successful candidate must have the ability to work under tight deadlines and adapt quickly to changing work priorities. This positions reports directly to the the Chair of the WDP.

Time: Full-time

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the chief strategic and tactical executive of the Wyoming Democratic Party.

  • Works with the Chair, Treasurer, Executive Committee and Staff to develop and adhere to an operating budget.

  • Develops and markets long-term strategic plan in consultation with other major Democratic stakeholders.

  • Approves and signs off on expenditures.

  • Develops and implements training programs, including grassroots organizing, precinct training, County Chair, Executive Committee and candidate training sessions.

  • Coordinates statewide candidate recruitment.

  • Advises the Chair on all legal, financial, contractual and political matters related to state party.

  • Develops and oversees the Fundraising Plan, makes direct fundraising asks of major donors, and develops new fundraising opportunities.

  • Oversees and maintains relationships with Democratic Party leaders, elected officials, key constituencies, and donors both in Wyoming and nationally.

  • Oversees the development and implementation of technology to win elections.

  • Reviews staff functions and restructures job responsibilities as necessary.

Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of political, campaign, or non-profit experience.

  • Experience managing staff and volunteers.

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to develop, motivate, manage, and build teams that regularly achieve and maintain goals.

  • Demonstrated interest in implementing new technologies.

  • Flexibility with work schedule and duties.

  • Excellent personal skills with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships.

  • Organized and able to manage multiple deadlines and responsibilities.

To Apply: Email your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references to joe@wyodems.org using the subject line "WDP Executive Director." Preference will be given to submissions received by July 29, 2017.

The WDP is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate against any individual in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, veteran’s status or any basis prohibited by law.

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Title: Community Organizer - Wind River Indian Reservation

 

Description: The Community Organizer - Wind River Indian Reservation will work with the Field & Political Director to implement the WDP’s field and constituency outreach plans to the Wind River Indian Reservation. This position will be the primary contact between the Winder River Indian Reservation and the Wyoming Democratic Party, working to strengthen and build intentional relationships between the two.

 

Time: Full-time (temporary)

 

Salary: $2,750 per month (includes health and cellphone stipends)

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute an effective organizing and outreach plan in coordination with the Field & Political Director to local leaders, activists, and allied organizations on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

  • Collaborate with local leaders, activists, and allied organizations to develop and implement programs which strengthen the WDP’s presence on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

  • Recruit local grassroots leaders and activists.

  • Build and maintain relationships with local leaders, activists, Fremont County Democratic Party members, and allied organizations.

  • Develop and maintain accurate community leader and volunteer records.

  • Represent the WDP at community events.

  • Maintain calendar of community events

  • Work with the Field & Political Director to manage and enhance the voter file and activist database.

  • Train and engage volunteers in opportunities to engage diverse communities.

  • Prepare regular progress reports for the Field & Political Director, Executive Director, and WDP leadership.

  • Increase the number of precinct level organizers, neighborhood leaders, and registered voters while building party membership on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

  • Organize WDP events to educate voters, raise money, and promote volunteer opportunities.

  • Work with allied organizations for voter turnout and Democratic initiatives.

  • Organize and host a Native Advocacy Summit with support from local leaders, activists, and allied organizations at the end of the Summer 2017 on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • A commitment to the goals and ideals of the Wyoming Democratic Party.

  • Must have the ability and commitment to relate successfully to individuals of all races, nationalities, religions, genders, sexual orientations, income levels, ages, educational backgrounds, and occupational groups.

  • Previous organizing experience with a campaign, state party, membership organization, or nonprofit is essential.

  • Extensive in-state travel and ability to work evenings and weekends required; reliable personal vehicle to use for statewide travel required.

  • Valid US Driver’s License and reliable vehicle required.

  • Computer proficiency with online databases, Microsoft word and excel, and Google Docs.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to meet goals and deadlines while working independently.

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills necessary.

 

To Apply: Email your resume and three (3) professional references to the Interim Executive Director at evan@wyodems.org.

 

The WDP is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate against any individual in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, veteran’s status or any basis prohibited by law.

 

Courtesy of the Equality State Policy Center