Beto for America is hiring a full time Texas Political Director! This role is best suited for a candidate with an extensive network of connections within Texas and for someone who is adept at building more connections. This person would be someone with existing relationships, particularly in the African-American and elected communities. It is preferred that the candidate is located in Houston, Texas or willing to relocate to Houston.
Build and cultivate relationships with members of the state legislature, faith-based leaders, mayors, county & city council members, and the Democratic Party leaders.
Coordinate high-level meetings with principals in the campaign
Organize with specific constituency groups such as seniors, educators, veterans, communities of color, new Americans, environmentalists and college students.
Help develop a voter contact plan in coordination with the field director for particular communities by building relationships with the existing organizations that represent these communities.
Have strong communication and interpersonal skills.
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.
Must relocate to Texas
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