Emerge is changing the face of politics to create an inclusive democracy. We are the nation’s premier organization that recruits, trains and provides a powerful network to Democratic women who want to run for office. Since 2002, Emerge has trained more than 4,000 Democratic women to run for office and there are more than 690 Emerge alumnae currently in elected office.
As the national umbrella organization, the role of Emerge is to:
We are looking for a passionate team-player to play a significant role in launching our Program State Pilot. This Program seeks to deliver our successful model of recruitment, training and alumnae support through deep partnerships with our state-based boards. Your role will include directly implementing our program while also supporting a team of volunteers on the ground. You’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that you are a critical component in empowering dozens of Democratic women to run for office – and win – in at least two states. Since this is a pilot, this position will run through August 2020 with the possibility of extension.
The Program State Manager will report to the Training and Curriculum Director and be responsible for the execution of training state program as well as assisting with fundraising, recruitment, communications and alumnae support for the training state
Administrative, Fundraising and Communications
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the heart of Emerge’s mission and we are committed to building an organization reflective of the incredible diversity of our Democratic Party. Applications from people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged.
In addition, Emerge is seeking the following specific qualifications:
Preferred but not required:
JOB LOCATION AND SCHEDULE
The Program State Manager will work in the Emerge office in Washington, D.C. from 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The office is accessible by public transportation. Some evening and weekend work will be required, with national travel required.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
$55k-$60k and generous benefits package.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send a resume and cover letter with the email subject “Emerge Program State Manager Application” to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, include a description of how your background aligns with this position and an explanation of your interest in women in politics.
Emerge will not be able to respond to all applicants. Only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. NO CALLS PLEASE.
Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the heart of our mission. We want our team to reflect the incredible diversity of the women whose political power we seek to build. Therefore, we especially encourage applications from people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities and members of other groups who are underrepresented in our political system.