The Modern Republic
May 7, 2018

Field Director, Democratic Primary, NYC


We are seeking qualified individuals to fill the role of Field Director (FD) for campaigns in the

New York City Area. The FD will work with Organizers and senior campaign staff to develop,

implement and execute petition and direct contact field programs. A successful candidate will

be a self starter possessing a breadth of experience across all aspects of organizing political

campaigns, demonstrated leadership abilities, excellent communications skills, admin level

knowledge of Votebuilder/VAN software, and knowledge of Excel and Google Sheets.

Applicants who live locally to the campaign or have access to their own vehicle will be given




  • Creation of canvass proposals and plans

  • Recruitment, hiring, and training of Canvassers and Field Organizers

  • Tracking and submission of payroll and employee paperwork

  • Leading quality control checks on all staff daily

  • Tracking and assessment of the program and recommending methods to improve

  • contact quality

  • Micro targeting likely voters through research of demographics, income, and local issues

  • Regular communication with campaign leadership and submission of daily reports

  • Fulfilling other duties as required


  • At least two but preferred three campaign seasons with organizing or management

  • experience.

  • Absolute confidentiality with regards to all aspects of the campaign

  • The ability to comprehend messaging for and articulate issues relating to the campaign

  • Demonstrated admin level knowledge of NGP VAN software suites

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to use office software like Excel, Word, Google

  • Sheets and file sharing services like Onedrive or Dropbox.

  • Familiarity with New York State ballot access procedure

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • The ability to lead and develop staff

  • Availability to work all weekends and Fridays

  • The ability to communicate electronically at all times while working.

Compensation - Negotiable depending on experience


To apply, please send an email with your name and “ Field Director" in the subject line to  Please include a resume, cover letter, and one writing sample.

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