Field Director

Seeking an experienced field director to join our campaign to elect Derrick Crowe to Congress.  Must be able to work well under pressure and have ability to work long, irregular hours.


Description Of Duties:

  • Ability to develop a comprehensive, data-driven field plan

  • Lead recruit and manage field team

  • Set, meet and exceed benchmarks for voter registration, voter contact, volunteer recruitment, grassroots engagement and GOTV

  • Design and standardize best practices for data management using the campaign’s voter file software

  • Establish a strong professional culture within the field organization focused on accountability, specific goals, innovation and sense of purpose

  • Manage the field program budget and logistics in collaboration with Campaign Manager

  • Identify, develops and maintains the motivation of volunteers who will work as part of a team to build and lead a grassroots organization

  • Ensure information, research, data, etc. is appropriately gathered, organized and used in a strategic and timely manner

  • Maintain and develop relationships with local groups and relevant committees that share common goals and values

  • Travel with the candidate to events as needed

  • Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned



  • At least one cycle of campaign field experience

  • Must have extensive experience with and ability to train on Votebuilder (VAN)

  • Experience managing and training high performing staffers

  • Passion for progressive values and a strong desire to make a difference

  • Experience in grassroots organizing, training and motivating volunteers, and coalition building at the volunteer or professional level

  • Strong interpersonal skills, patience, persistence, enthusiasm, and positive attitude required

  • Must be highly organized, have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced campaign environment, and be able and willing to work long, irregular hours

  • Proficiency in Google Apps

  • Must have reliable vehicle, valid driver’s license, and satisfactory driving record.

  • Must be willing to relocate to Austin, Texas


Derrick Crowe for Congress is an equal opportunity employer and dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic team committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. Salary commensurate with experience.


Please send resume and cover letter to campaign (at)