Organizing Director

Why Dallas:

Dallas is the 8th largest county in the United States. The City of Dallas is the 5th youngest and the 4th most diverse in the country. We are a solidly Blue county with the ability to influence and lead statewide electoral outcomes. Texas is the key battleground in the national fight for social and economic justice, voting rights, healthcare and reproductive rights, and climate justice. 


About the Position:

The Dallas County Democratic Party is seeking a highly motivated, passionate, and talented Organizing Director for a large-scale, year round voter contact program to elect Democrats up and down the ballot in 2024. This is not an entry level position. The Organizing Director will be responsible for designing, managing, implementing, and executing the field program objectives across the County. The ideal applicant has campaign or political experience, works well in a fast-paced environment, and has a commitment to electing progressive candidates. 


The Organizing Director will work in close coordination with the Executive Director. This is a full-time salary exempt position based in Dallas County. Travel will be required when safe, possession of reliable transportation is required.



  • Assisting in the hiring and placement of organizing staff throughout the county
  • Training and supervising organizing staff throughout the campaign cycle, while implementing clear benchmarks and accountability measures
  • Designing and implementing field events, voter contact, and training programs
  • Work to build local grassroots volunteer teams that will then engage in direct voter

contact, volunteer recruitment and retention

  • Facilitating tiered canvass programs
  • Analyze data and track progress of field programs
  • Preparing weekly reports for the Executive Director and County Chair
  • Leading internal communications with organizing staff
  • Work to elect all Democrats up and down the ticket.
  • Work to develop strong relationships with local stakeholders and constituency groups, including precinct chairs, local grassroots organizations, activists, and ally groups
  • Meet or exceed metrics-based goals for volunteer recruitment & retention as well as

direct voter contact

  • Be a representative of the DCDP policies, including neutrality as directed
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Exceptionally well organized with strong time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with people from different backgrounds
  • Flexible, adaptable, solutions-oriented, and has attention to detail
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines under pressure
  • Comfortable using technology including SMS, social media platforms, and voter databases
  • Ability to work long and irregular hours in a fast-paced, metrics-driven work environment
  • Commitment to electing all Democrats on the ballot
  • At least two cycles of political experience, ideally in programmatic or campaign management roles
  • Proficient in voter database systems, such as NGP-VAN, and Office/Google Suite
  • Previous campaign field management experience required; ability to meet voter

contact and recruitment goals

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of relevant community or political organizing/advocacy

experience required; 2 years in a leadership position

  • Strong leader able to inspire, motivate, and train volunteers and staff
  • An independent thinker, self-motivated, problem solver, and team player, with a

commitment to excellence


Highly qualified candidates will have:

  • Have strong organizational skills, and ability to stay focused with attention to detail
  • Experience with social media, online organizing strategies, and content development
  • Excellent speaking and writing, and analytical skills. Able to translate complex policy

into clear and actionable language in person and on paper

  • Ability to collaborate and participate in complex decision-making processes
  • Effectively present information in one-on-one and group situation
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Bilingual in Spanish & English


Salary: $70,000 per year

Application Instructions:

Applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and three professional

references to Interviews will occur on a rolling basis. We are looking to move quickly, and the target start date for the hire is January.


The Dallas County Democratic Party is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, marital, veteran or economic status, or any other legally protected basis. The Dallas County Democratic Party is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. Please contact us for any accommodations needed in the hiring process.