Project Manager - Grassroots Campaigns, Inc (New York City, NY)
Grassroots Campaigns, Inc, or GCI, is a consulting firm that runs face-to-face mobilization campaigns on behalf of progressive nonprofit, political, and humanitarian organizations such as the ACLU, Planned Parenthood, Oxfam, the Sierra Club, and the national Democratic Party. Our core expertise is launching national small donor fundraising and membership recruitment drives using site-based and door-to-door canvassing. We also run voter registration drives, get-out-the-vote campaigns, and grassroots lobbying efforts.
GCI currently has active field offices in 20+ cities around the U.S. The hard work done by our teams on the ground advances our partners' ability to create change on issues like LGBT equality, fighting hate groups, lifting people out of poverty, and curbing climate change. GCI was founded in 2003, and our principals have a combined 100+ years of organizing experience.
A Project Manager works with GCI management staff to launch specific campaigns for our clients, and ensure they meet or exceed goals. Account executives are the external liaisons to GCI's clients. They work to deepen existing partnerships while also doing outreach to find new clients and campaign opportunities.
- Develop campaign content, including writing scripts, fact sheets, and other materials
- Communicate campaign expectations to operational staff
- Monitor and report on program performance
- Provide analysis on performance and make recommendations to GCI staff and clients
- Travel to field offices and do hands-on field work and training
- Conceive, plan and execute tests to improve program results
- Troubleshoot problems or complaints
- Assist clients with planning future campaigns, including developing program projections and budgets
- Work to ensure all contract obligations are met
- Network and develop relationships with new potential partners, attend conferences and events
- Train and recruit GCI staff (including traveling to national training)
- Participate in national planning meetings and conference calls
Qualifications: Strong written and verbal communication and persuasion skills. Strong work ethic and professionalism. Desire for progressive political change. Ability to work collaboratively. Good quantitative analytical skills (MS-Excel familiarity is a plus). Experience with small-donor fundraising and/or electoral field work preferred. Travel is required.
Location: Washington, D.C. or New York. (Boston may also be considered)
Salary/Benefits: Commensurate with experience.
Please visit www.grassrootscampaigns.com, for more information about current and past campaigns.
• Post ID: 36993957 newyork