District Coordinator


Full Time

Location: Targeted Senate districts, Minnesota

Salary: $4,000-$5,000/month, commensurate with experience. Full-time. Health and dental benefits covered 100%.

How to apply: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with an increased emphasis on hiring in March and April 2022. Please send a resume, including your city of residence, and three references to Candidate Services Director Bri Sharkey-Smith at [email protected] with “District Coordinator” as the subject line.

Roles and responsibilities:

District Coordinators will be responsible for implementing the caucus’s program in a targeted Senate District supporting the endorsed DFL Senate candidate and DFLers up and down the ballot, including:

  • Managing day-to-day implementation of the program;
  • Assist the candidate with the development and execution of a detailed campaign plan, including finance, communications, and digital plans to set strategy;
  • Coordinate closely with the District Field Organizer, who will be responsible for all organizing efforts in the district, including direct voter contact and volunteer recruitment and retention;
  • Recruiting, managing, and training grassroots volunteer teams to support all aspects of the program;
  • Facilitating communications with key consultants and vendors to ensure effective and timely paid communications to support the caucus’s program;
  • Coordinating social media, email, and earned media programs to ensure effective communications outreach and consistency with the caucus’s program;
  • Representing the DFL by attending and planning local events;
  • Building strong, collaborative relationships with local DFL officers, activists, and constituency leaders;
  • And other tasks as assigned by the Minnesota DFL.

Preferred qualifications:

The ideal candidate for this role is an organized project manager or campaign manager with at least one cycle of experience, with excellent interpersonal communications skills and a passion for DFL values. They should have excellent time management skills, a meticulous attention to detail, a strong work ethic, and a knack for creative problem-solving. They may have knowledge of VAN, a track record of managing people, and/or an ability to work effectively with the public. Preference will be given to candidates who live or work in their District or have done so previously.

The Minnesota Senate DFL is an equal-opportunity employer. The Minnesota Senate DFL 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.