Political Director Resume Samples

A Political Director is a key decision-maker in any campaign. The job description includes setting the agenda for the campaign at national, regional, and local levels. Typical work activities are listed on the Political Director Resume as – leading and managing the office of the party leader, managing staff to ensure the preparation of key speeches and the preparation of background material on all aspects of a policy; leading and developing a strategic communication strategy for the party, devising strategies for the future direction of the party, managing the daily operations of the party’s communication functions, ensuring clear and consistent lines, interaction with political journalists and all other media, and providing regular analysis of key polling data, and completing all duties as assigned by the party leader.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – the ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure, excellent writing skills, knowledge of the structures of online media, experience in developing and implementing strategic work plans; and a knowledge of the structure and policy platform of the labor party. Formal education to a degree level preferably in the field of political science is preferred.

Political Director Resume example

Political Director Resume

Objective : Political Director is responsible, results-oriented grassroots political organizer looking to join an organization with a commitment to making a difference in society. Articulate, charismatic speaker and proficient, engaging writer. Skilled in Mac and Microsoft operating systems. Experienced social media user, including Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and Instagram.

Skills : Organisational Skills, Social Media.

Description :

    1. Leveraged over a decade of experience in the Texas State Senate as a Executive Assistant, Committee Director and Lobbyist to create proactive political strategies for this nonpartisan, grassroots organization of 45K+ community leaders.
    2. Spearheaded expert management of organization infrastructure including setting annual budget, fundraising, PR, HR, staff training and clerical duties.
    3. Utilized strong oral/written communication and relationship development skills to set appointments with elected officials, major legislative committees and state boards to influence passing or defeat of laws and bills that ran counter to constituents' interests.
    4. Kept current on all upcoming and ongoing bills, proposed legislation and federal/state policies, analyzing text, purpose and potential results if passed or defeated.
    5. Chaired meetings with organizational leadership to agree on proper position.
    6. Testified before the State Board of Education on multiple occasions in support of public education, religious freedoms and civil liberties.
    7. Served as key support in building an objective, informative reputation, building relationships with key print resources including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, and TIME.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MBA


Political Director Resume

Objective : Currently seeking a challenging growth opportunity that will allow me to use my strong verbal and written skills and event planning/marketing experience in either an administrative or management position.

Skills : Microsoft Office Proficient, Directing, Political Skills.

Description :

    1. Collaborated with paid staff and grassroots volunteers, speaking on political activism and concrete steps to successfully fulfill organizational agenda.
    2. Testified 50+ times before the Texas House Public Education Committee successfully amending many laws to constituents' interest.
    3. Did door knocking, phone calling, volunteer recruitment, helped organize walk books for volunteers, and office work.
    4. Organized walk books and phone calls for them.
    5. Transported some of the team around and directed what books were to be done that day.
    6. Team was able to knock over 2,000 doors that weekend.
    7. Worked for some of the best campaigns in the states and learned much from them.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
B.A. In Government


Political Director Resume

Headline : Most of my professional career has been spent as an advocate on behalf of large companies, professional associations and governmental entities. Work has included the licensing of Physicians Assistants in New Jersey, negotiating charity care and Medicare reimbursement issues for acute care hospitals (Community Medical Center, St Barnabas Hospital in New Jersey) and consulting on consumer, regulatory and legislative issues for pharmaceutical companies (Schering Plough, Teva and Abbott Labs).

Skills : Microsoft Office, Data Entry, Data Analysis, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Asked to be a campaign manager before graduating college.
    2. Strategically planned, coordinated and implemented all political events, fundraisers, and press availabilities.
    3. Drafted all press releases, statements, campaign e-mails, candidate endorsements, and talking points.
    4. Managed campaign website, Facebook page, Twitter feed, and all other online and social media.
    5. Drafted fundraising letters and e-mails to local donors, most of which received over $20,000 in individual, non-PAC contributions.
    6. Responsible for managing a [] budget, which involved purchasing all campaign materials, negotiating contracts with vendors and media outlets, and collecting and logging all incoming donations from individuals and PACs.
    7. Coordinated campaign stops statewide with candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General, and with local Delegates and Senators.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Economics

Political Director Resume

Objective : Political Director professional with Capitol Hill, campaign and managerial experience specializing in analytical communications strategies, social media marketing, and media relations. Proven success in high impact brand marketing campaigns and management. Expertise includes creative and technical writing, roll out plans, press releases, op eds, blogs, web content, social media.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Adobe Suite, Final Cut Pro.

Description :

    1. Recruited candidates for elected office and developed campaign strategies.
    2. Responsible for grassroots strategy which involved forming and maintaining relationships with local units in 29 jurisdictions by speaking at monthly unit meetings, attending annual events, and serving as the liaison to the Congressman.
    3. Outreach campaign included heavy emphasis on brand marketing.
    4. Compiled 400+ 4x8 sign locations in VA-02 and organized 30+ volunteers to assemble in less than two weeks.
    5. Organised and executed dynamic door-to-door campaigning, including a Young Republican weekend deployment reaching 19,000 homes in two days.
    6. Recruited 200+ volunteers for Election Day poll work.
    7. Created a detailed GOTV plan with special emphasis on early/absentee voting.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.A. In Criminology

Political Director Resume

Headline : As a Political Director is Assisting in the drafting and political implementation of a strategic Coordinated Campaign Plan for the KCGOP. Helping engage local, state, and national stakeholders, elected officials and opinion-makers on behalf of KCGOP's political efforts. Directing and managing outreach/partnering efforts for the Party, in conjunction with the field, data, outreach, and communications teams - including state and local candidates, and allied organisations; Assisting partnering campaigns with voter-contact programs, including but not limited to voter-identification, registration and GOTV efforts.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Web Development, Camapign Management, Management, Sales, Customer Relations, Customer Relationship Management, Data Analysis, Database Management.

Description :

    1. Effectively coordinated and managed several full time teams in key legislative districts throughout King County.
    2. Analyzed past election data to formulate a precinct analyses to determine priority precincts within legislative district races.
    3. Organized precinct and district caucus that lead to a successful county convention.
    4. Coordinated the county caucus/convention interaction of all four national Presidential races.
    5. Work independently with state and county candidates to form campaign plans that detailed budgets, field program and win numbers.
    6. Recruited interns to work in the office and on specific programs including major fundraising events.
    7. Maintained canvassing database and successfully used micro targeting to engage key voter demographic.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors

Political Director Resume

Objective : To obtain an entry-level position as an Political Director utilizing skills in communication, requirement gathering, and relationship management, Providing individual assistance to underrepresented students in matters pertaining to their educational experience, Coordinating ongoing leadership development and educational sessions for student organisation leaders and MRC student staff.

Skills : SQL, VBA, Tableau, Excel, R, Python, Project Management, Regression Analysis, Time Series Forecasting.

Description :

    1. Recruited and trained 45 volunteers through community networking efforts, growing the voter outreach staff from 5 to 50 individuals.
    2. Managed the Field Director to oversee volunteer initiatives, including community outreach and canvassing.
    3. Planned and executed a private fundraiser, working as the direct point of contact for the candidate, guest speakers, venue staff, and attendees.
    4. Developed and published the candidate's social media content to raise campaign awareness, publicize national political developments, and show gratitude for endorsements.
    5. Arranged and attended meetings with the candidate and prominent community leaders to gain campaign support, exposure, and funding.
    6. Ran day to day operations of campaigns.
    7. Worked and updated our database.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Political Director Resume

Objective : Danielle has over five years of experience in government relations, campaign organizing, community advocacy, public policy analysis, and legislative practice. She has the keen ability to support large-scale infrastructure projects by maintaining and enhancing relationships with municipalities through permitting compliance and diligent resident outreach.

Skills : Presentation , Policy Development, Interpersonal , Written Communication, Government Relations, Community Outreach, Fundraising, Cross-Functional Team Leadership.

Description :

    1. Responsible for planning budget priorities and strategic partnerships with Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community based organizations.
    2. Attended AAPI community events and represented the No on E Campaign.
    3. Designed and implemented an outreach plan that targeted Chinese voters through field operations and strategic community partnerships.
    4. Made phone calls and put out yard signs.
    5. Responsible for maintaining relationships with campaign volunteers.
    6. Specialized in event planning and organized critical media opportunities including a Chinatown march with 70 AAPI seniors, San Bruno Avenue merchant walk with 50 neighborhood residents, and APAPA Election Forum with 80 supporters.
    7. Conducted recruitment, hired, and managed of 45 bilingual field staff/canvassers that accomplished the highest voter turn-out rates and commitment to vote No on Prop E.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's In Public Administration

Political Director Resume

Headline : As a Political Director is Assisting in the drafting and political implementation of a strategic Coordinated Campaign Plan for the KCGOP. Helped engage local, state, and national stakeholders, elected officials and opinion-makers on behalf of KCGOP's political efforts. Directed and managed outreach/partnering efforts for the Party, in conjunction with the field, data, outreach, and communications teams - including state and local candidates, and allied organizations; Assisted partnering campaigns with voter-contact programs, including but not limited to voter-identification, registration and GOTV efforts.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Web Development, Camapign Management, Management, Sales, Customer Relations, Customer Relationship Management, Data Analysis, Database Management.

Description :

    1. Effectively coordinated and managed several full time teams in key legislative districts throughout King County.
    2. Analyzed past election data to formulate a precinct analyses to determine priority precincts within legislative district races.
    3. Organized precinct and district caucus that lead to a successful county convention.
    4. Coordinated the county caucus/convention interaction of all four national Presidential races.
    5. Work independently with state and county candidates to form campaign plans that detailed budgets, field program and win numbers.
    6. Recruited interns to work in the office and on specific programs including major fundraising events.
    7. Maintained canvassing database and successfully used micro targeting to engage key voter demographic.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors

Political Director Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Political Director with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Processing Inventory, Processing Mail, Collections, Communications.

Description :

    1. Responsible for press phone calls, creating schedule, debate prep, speech writing, and campaign finance reports.
    2. Developed political strategies for the United Auto Workers Local 919.
    3. Lobbied at local, state and national legislative sessions.
    4. Served as liaison to Media Outlets.
    5. Oversaw daily operations of the MRC.
    6. Supervised student program associates.
    7. Maintained current, accurate, and easily retrievable records, timelines, and workflow instruction for MRC programs/events.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              10+ Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Senior
              Education
              Education
              A.A. History

              Political Director Resume

              Summary : To obtain a full time Political Director position that will allow me to utilize my educational background, student mentoring experience and skills in public and media relations, public policy, in public education administration governmental administration, and communications.

              Skills : Microsoft, Office, Public And Media Relations, Public And Media Relations, Public Administration.

              Description :

                1. Managed financial processes and development of budgets for diversity and inclusion related programming.
                2. Assisted with formal office reviews, annual reports and program assessments.
                3. Assisted the Director with oversight and implementation of strategic planning initiatives regarding student equity, access, identity, and belonging.
                4. Developed, implemented and assessed innovative programs, services and activities, which support and promote diversity and inclusion at Oberlin College.
                5. Developed workshops and trainings that inform the campus community on issues of equity, identity, access, and inclusion.
                6. Developed and implemented communication strategies to inform students of upcoming events.
                7. Coordinated collaborations among MRC-affiliated student organisations.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      10+ Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Senior
                      Education
                      Education
                      MS In Criminal Justice