Regional Political Director

  • End Citizens United
  • Jun 21, 2023
Full time Government Manager

Job Description

Title: Regional Political Director

Status: Exempt

Reports to: Vice President for Political

Location: Washington, D.C.

Union Position: Yes. This job is covered under the terms of a collective bargaining agreement with the Washington-Baltimore News Guild, Local 32035.

Hiring Range (depending on experience): $77,000-$100,000

End Citizens United//Let America Vote’s Mission: To fix our democracy by getting big money out of politics and protecting the right to vote. We will work to end our rigged political system by electing reform champions, passing meaningful legislative reforms, and elevating these issues in the national conversation. We will work in partnership with these champions to overturn Citizens United, end the unlimited and undisclosed money in politics, and protect and expand the right to vote.

Job Summary: ECU/LAV is hiring for a Regional Political Director to join our political department. Individuals will join a collaborative work environment to monitor key races, build and maintain relationships to help endorsed campaigns win, and use their understanding of ECU // LAV’s resources to build political capital for reform efforts including getting big money out of politics and protecting voting rights. This is a temporary position through the 2024 election cycle (November 2024), with the potential to extend depending on organizational needs and budget. 

Primary Responsibilities: Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the rest of the political team to oversee and maintain ECU // LAV’s relationships with candidates and campaigns
  • Interviewing candidates for office at both the national and state level; making recommendations on endorsements
  • Monitoring and assessing the political landscape for opportunities for ECU // LAV engagement, including conducting background research on candidates, races, and organizations
  • Collaborating with other departments to offer candidate services that improve and strengthen endorsed candidates’ campaigns
  • Participating in meetings with partner organizations and attending events as a representative of the organization in the D.C. area
  • May occasionally travel for work purposes
  • Performing additional duties as assigned

Qualifications: We’re seeking applicants who excel in relationship-building, have strong project management skills, and are comfortable around candidates and elected officials. You should have:

  • 3 election cycles or 4-6 years of work experience with increasing levels of responsibility in non-profit, campaign, activism, governmental, or consulting work
  • A basic understanding of how the various components of a campaign fit together including fundraising, polling and research, organizing, and paid media.
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with organizations and/or individual partners that serve to meet both entities’ goals and objectives
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, the ability to work independently, and a knack for problem solving
  • An understanding of how race, class, and other identities intersect with our work in advocacy and electoral campaigns
  • A commitment to getting Big Money out of politics, expanding voting rights, and fighting corruption in state and local politics

This position comes with a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • Paid-time off available immediately upon hire–no accrual needed
  • Health insurance including Dental & Vision. There are many health plans available that are fully employer paid. Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, STD, & LTD plans are fully employer paid.
  • Reimbursement for your cell phone bill up to $100 a month
  • Student loan repayment benefit up to $125 a month
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • IRA with up to 3% of salary matched
  • Relocation stipend for employees relocating to work out of our Washington, D.C. office

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter through our website. The application deadline is July 7. No calls please.

Job Location: This position is based in Washington, D.C. where our staff work in our office in-person a minimum of Mondays and Wednesdays. Relocation stipend available. 

COVID-19: ECU/LAV prioritizes the health and safety of our employees and continually updates our in-office protocols related to COVID-19 based on current CDC guidance, local ordinances, and best practices. Applicants must be willing to receive the full course of one of the CDC-recommended vaccinations against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, including recommended boosters. Reasonable accommodations may be granted in accordance with relevant federal and state regulations. 


Accessibility: Our D.C. office space is a professional office environment that is fully accessible. We operate on a hybrid work schedule that is a combination of in-person and remote work. This position’s main functions are carried out using a computer and phone. All employees may request reasonable accommodation to perform their job tasks.

Please Read: At the end of this application we include several optional questions about your identity. These questions are completely optional and will not be used to make specific hiring decisions, but rather to help us make sure we're building a diverse pool of candidates in the initial stages of the process. Your responses are kept separate from the rest of your application and are not shared outside of our human resources team.


End Citizens United is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values a multicultural, diverse working environment. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply.