• Regional Field Director

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Electoral Full Time
  • Overview

    Progressive Turnout Project (PTP) seeks Regional Field Directors for the 2020 election cycle. Field is the heart of our operation and this is a great opportunity for experienced field staff looking to take the next step in their careers. This position will be based in our Chicago, IL, headquarters, and oversee field operations in 4 to 7 presidential and/or Senate battleground field offices. Frequent travel is required for this role.


    Regional Field Directors act as the primary link between Progressive Turnout Project’s field offices and headquarters. This position will work with the National Field Director and Deputy Field Director to hire and manage district-level leadership, track all quantitative and qualitative field metrics, and ensure that PTP’s turnout program is executed in accordance with organizational standards.


    The ideal candidate is a self-starter with hiring and/or management experience, comfortable training staff, and proficient in VAN. This position is eligible for benefits, including employer-sponsored health, dental, and vision insurance, FSA, 401(k), student loan repayment assistance, public transportation stipend, paid time off, and paid holidays.


    There are no formal education requirements for this position. People of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


    • Collaborate with National Field Director and Deputy Field Director to implement PTP’s turnout program in assigned offices (region)
    • Hire, train, and manage field staff for region
    • Monitor progress, benchmarks, and deliverables in region
    • Other duties as needed





    USD $55,000/Yr.


    USD $65,000/Yr.





    03/16/2020 or sooner




    Required (You will be a good fit if):

    • You have at least one cycle of field experience or equivalent organizing experience
    • You’re committed to establishing a culture of community and respect in the workplace
    • You’re passionate about electing Democrats to public office and contributing knowledge to the progressive community
    • You’re proficient in G Suite Products (Gmail, Calendar, Drive, etc), Microsoft Office, and VAN (especially list building, turf cutting, monitoring canvass results, and managing MiniVAN users)

    Preferred (Not required):

    • Prior experience hiring, training, and managing a team
    • Strong knowledge of field targeting and metrics
    • Fluent in Spanish


    Questions about the position may be directed to careers@turnoutpac.org.  
    About PTP:
    Progressive Turnout Project is a grassroots-funded organization with a single mission: get Democrats to the polls. PTP designs, tests, and executes specialized voter-turnout programs targeting inconsistent Democratic voters in the most competitive districts across the country. Since its inception in 2015, the organization has raised more than $32 million with a supporter base of over 3 million and invested in voter-turnout programs in 140 congressional races.
    Progressive Turnout Project is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that make up our country and the progressive movement. PTP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and it is PTP’s policy to recruit, hire, train, promote, and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to age, color, creed, disability, economic status, ethnic identity, gender identity, national origin race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veterans status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


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