Beto for America is seeking a full‐time Scheduling Director for Iowa.
The Iowa Scheduling Director will be a senior member of the Iowa campaign team. The Scheduling Director will be responsible for overseeing the Iowa Scheduling Department and putting together the schedule for in-state travel for Beto O’Rourke and other campaign surrogates. The Scheduling Director will also serve as the primary point of contact for in-state scheduling requests. The Scheduling Director must be able to work in a team environment and communicate well with others.
Oversee the scheduling department staff and interns.
Build and manage the official campaign schedule for the candidate and surrogates.
Work with the Political, Communications, and Organizing teams to develop a scheduling strategy that ensures the campaign’s goals and priorities are being met on each candidate and surrogate trip.
Track invitations, requests and deadlines, develop a strategy to determine which invitations the campaign accepts or declines based on the schedule and the campaign’s priorities.
Ensure the compilation and preparation of briefing materials are completed and provided in advance of campaign events.
Have strong communication and interpersonal skills, particularly over the phone.
Ability to write well and write quickly.
Be willing to work long, irregular hours.
Ability to work well with others.
Have the ability to maintain confidential information.
Have exceptional organizational skills.
Be able to multi-task and work well under pressure.
Have strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Google Apps.
One campaign cycle or previous scheduling experience for an elected official is strongly preferred.
Experience in doing advance work is strongly preferred, but not required.
Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license, a reliable motor vehicle.
Must relocate to Des Moines, Iowa.
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