Director, Campaign Finance & Resource Strategy

Director, Campaign Finance & Resource Strategy

About Leadership for Educational EquityLeadership for Educational Equity is a nonprofit leadership development organization inspiring and supporting a network of civic leaders to eradicate the injustice of educational inequity.Through one-on-one coaching, fellowships, workshops, and resources, LEE works to develop and inspire its members individually and collectively, across all disciplines – as policy makers, advocates, elected leaders and community organizers. LEE membership is free and currently open to all TFA corps members and alumni. LEE believes that when a diverse group of leaders, grounded in their classroom experience, are in leadership roles, they will serve as a transformative force for and with students, communities and the broader movement for educational equity.LEE is a diverse team of passionate and talented individuals committed to making a difference. We are a high-growth, results-oriented organization that operates in an entrepreneurial environment deeply invested in continuous improvement. LEE is honored to have been selected as a LATINA Style 50 Award recipient and a When Work Works award recipient. We are also an Employer of National Service. If you would like to become part of our team and join the fight for educational equity, or if you would simply like to learn more, please visit educationalequity.org.Position SummaryLEE seeks to maximize its impact as it develops and supports members to pursue civic leadership and eradicate the injustice educational inequity. The Director, Campaign Finance & Resource Strategy will demonstrate a passion for and successful track record of campaign finance expertise and effective and efficient business operations development.The Director, Campaign Finance & Resource Strategy plays a critical role of maximizing resources for member candidates in campaigns at every level of government across the entire United States. The Director is a master of campaign finance, deeply knowledgeable of multiple ways to maximize LEE’s investment in campaigns.The Director will furthermore be a business operations expert, evaluating business processes across the organization and developing turnkey scaling platforms for efficiency and effectiveness.The ideal candidate is deeply invested in LEE’s mission of ending the injustice of educational inequity, creatively and actively pursue solutions, thrive in a collaborative virtual environment, and must be a proven self-starter. The Director will report to the Vice President, Elected Leadership and work closely with the campaign, fundraising, and legal teams.Position Location: FlexibleTravel Requirements: Less than 15%Responsibilities:Campaign Finance (45%)Strategize effective channels to resources campaigns across the country Collaborate with internal teams (Regional Impact, Policy and Community Impact, and Elected Leadership-Develop) and external partners for leadership support and economy of scale advantaged supports, e.g., candidate checklists, trainings, one-pagers, systems, platforms, etc. Partner with Supporter Relations and the Office of the Executive Director teams to administer the Spark and Champions fundraising programs Be the leading point of contact with Legal and Finance departments for all political contributions Develop effective, efficient, expedient candidate onboarding systemOperations Improvement (40%)Visions and creates alternative engagement strategies and tools that maximize LEE’s support and development of members in multiple pathways Works with leaders on the Elected Leadership, Policy and Advocacy, and Organizing Leadership teams to learn their goals and strategies to design and implement  innovative, intuitive platforms that scale support to members across multiple leadership pathwaysSpecial Projects (15%)Execute on electoral strategy As assigned by VP, Elected Leadership Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree 6 years relevant professional work experience, with 3+ years of experience in issue campaigns, candidate campaigns, PACs, politics, and/or elections Experience and confidence engaging with campaign finance regulations and reporting across multiple jurisdictions Ability to understand legislation, policies, and processes and explain in plain language to a variety of individuals Strong analytical, communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills Exceptional project management skills and ability to work independently and function effectively in a team environment Experience providing excellent client service in a high-volume work environment Entrepreneurial and ability to easily adapt to innovations and changes in policies and procedures Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and NGPVAN Ability to maintain confidentiality when working with sensitive information and materials Demonstrated ability to design systems that drive toward efficiency Strong attention to detail Flexible and committed to continuous learningPreferred Qualifications:Ability to communicate and collaborate within a geographically dispersed, virtual team Strong, demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity & inclusion Deep passion for educational equity and belief in LEE’s mission and theory of change