Democracy Restated,

Chief Operating Officer - Delegates

Posted
2 months ago
Employment type
Fulltime
Location
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

Democracy Restated aims to provide a forum where Americans can agree on a draft Constitutional amendment to address problems with the roles of the federal and state governments and with the amendment rules. By 2026 we will hold an informal convention of politically-connected delegates from every state to draft an amendment with proven bipartisan appeal. We will offer America a 250th anniversary present in 2026: a chance to revitalize our great Constitution.

About this job

Democracy Restated is actively recruiting for two deeply committed co-COOs. The Delegate COO will develop, and then execute, a detailed plan to reach out to every state's legislatures, governor's offices, and political parties to introduce our organization and obtain nominations for politically-connected delegates for our convention. The Convention COO will develop, and then execute, a detailed plan for every aspect of the convention other than the delegates.

Roles & responsibilities

Strategic Planning & Implementation

Develop a detailed plan for obtaining delegates for our convention: The plan must include a timeline, a budget, needed staff, recruitment plan for staff, any use of consultants, potential collaboration with other groups, and a communications strategy including free or paid media

Implement the plan, working with the President and Board of Democracy Restated, and adapting the plan as necessary to reach the organization's goals.

Management of Delegates: After the delegates have been recruited, continue to be the point person in handling the delegates up to, through, and after the convention.

Keep the delegates engaged and focused on the organization's goals.

Help the delegates prepare for and succeed at the convention.

Help the delegates engage successfully with media.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in political science, communication, public relations, or a related field.

Proven experience in strategic communication, political outreach, media relations, and government relations within the political or nonprofit sector.

In-depth knowledge of state political processes, public policy issues, and political landscapes.

Demonstrated success in building bipartisan relationships and fostering bipartisan support.

Familiarity with the amendment process and constitutional reform initiatives.

Strong knowledge of strategic communication techniques, media relations, public relations strategies, and the political landscape.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels.

Strategic thinking and analytical abilities, with the capacity to develop and implement effective strategies.

To apply

If you want to play a role in this ambitious endeavor, we want to hear from you. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Democracy Restated is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workforce, and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of gender, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender orientation, or different abilities.

Join Democracy Restated in our mission to improve the partnership between the nation and the states, bridge partisan divides, and reinvigorate our republic.

Applicants needing accommodation for any part of the application process may contact Envision Consulting at 626.889.7905 to request and arrange for assistance.

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