Coordinated Campaign Get Out the Vote Director

Deadline: 06/10/2024

Full Time

Coordinated Campaign Get Out the Vote Director


The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Party is hiring full-time Get Out the Vote (GOTV) Director for the 2024 cycle. This is a mid level position for those with multiple cycles of experience in leadership positions on campaigns. The GOTV Director will report directly to the Deputy Coordinated Campaign Director. The position will be based in St. Paul, MN. 

We are seeking a dynamic and adaptable individual who is passionate about getting folks out to vote and strives to run a smooth, well organized final push to election day. As the GOTV Director you will be the point person for executing the complex and fast paced end of the campaign and keeping all the trains running on track.

This position would be expected to start July 8th, and run through the election. 


    • Oversee GOTV Planning and Preparation: Including turf cutting, supplies distribution, action center management, staffing structure, and boiler room logistics.
    • Collaborative Leadership: Work across departments and with electoral partners to design and implement a statewide GOTV program to elect Democrats up and down the ticket in November 
    • Create and Implement GOTV Systems and Structures: Build and maintain interdepartmental systems and structures needed for a strong GOTV
    • Point of Contact for all GOTV Communication: Work to facilitate effective communication and collaboration with coordinated campaign departments as well as stakeholders, partner organizations, and campaigns to maximize volunteer recruitment and voter contact.
    • Launch Early Vote Efforts: Coordinate the DFL early voting efforts for party and partner staff.
  • Manage GOTV Staff: Manage a deputy director and other support staff during the planning and implementation stages of GOTV
  • Additional Responsibilities: Other duties as assigned by Coordinated Campaign Leadership, Executive Director, or Chair


  • At least two complete cycles of statewide campaign experience in leadership positions, and a background as an organizer
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable access to a vehicle
  • Ability to work long or irregular hours, including nights and weekends
  • Proficiency in VoteBuilder (VAN), Google Docs, and Excel 
  • Cultural Competency – Able to build authentic relationships across lines of difference, such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, class, ability, gender identity, citizenship status, or other identities. Understands how to take an inclusive lens into all aspects of work
  • Support for all of our DFL endorsed candidates.

Preferred but not required:

  • At least one cycle of managing staff is strongly preferred
  • Minnesota experience or ties to the state. 
  • Experience designing and delivering in-person and virtual trainings for staff and volunteers.


COVID Addendum: While many meetings and events can still happen virtually or over the phone, organizers will be expected to work in-person, within reason and with safety precautions in place, at events in the community. This means that the prospective staff will need to live in the turf that they are applying for. 

Compensation: Salary is between $6,500 to $7,500/month, commensurate with experience. Employees of the DFL are paid on a bi-weekly basis and receive a competitive benefits package including health care and dental.

To Apply: Send a one-page cover letter and resume to Coco Millard, at [email protected] with the email subject line “GOTV Director”


Diversity and Inclusion: The Minnesota DFL is an equal-opportunity employer. The DFL Party is committed to including groups historically underrepresented due to race/ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, and/or ability. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented and marginalized communities to apply.

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