The Oklahoma Democratic Party works to elect Democrats who uphold progressive values to create a better future for all Oklahoma residents. We lead grassroots efforts in every community across the state to connect with voters – making sure they bring their voices to the ballot box. We lead innovative, progressive initiatives that focus on inclusivity among all Oklahomans. See below for open positions.

ODP Job Openings

Jobs & Internships

Field Director

The Oklahoma Democratic Party, the state-wide organization responsible for mobilizing Democrats, is looking for a Field Director Oklahoma City.  
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsible for executing statewide organizing and electoral programs in individual regions across Oklahoma.
  • Work to build local grassroots programs, including direct voter contact, volunteer recruitment and retention, development of training with county parties, and oversee testing of field techniques and tactics.
  • Implement grassroots field tactics, including phone banks and canvasses, organizing community gatherings and local issues forums.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting and organizing follow-up of volunteers for further outreach activities.
  • Train, coach and mentor Field Organizes, canvassers and volunteers in best practices for volunteer recruitment, retention and mobilization.
  • Create specific accountability measures to identify areas of improvement. Ensure all voter contact data is entered into campaign data platform.
  • Engage with local stakeholders and community organizations to build support.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES DESIRED
  • At least two cycles of campaign experience. Strong working knowledge of VAN.
  • Familiarity with Google Drive suite, especially Google Sheets.
  • Proven ability to train.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate with staff, volunteers and local stake­ holders from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Ability to maintain a level head in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

A complete resume is necessary for consideration. Please send resumes to talent@okdemocrats.org
Data/Voter File Manager The Oklahoma Democratic Party, the state-wide organization responsible for mobilizing Democrats is looking for a Data/Voter File Manager in Oklahoma City.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work closely with ODP staff and stakeholders to develop a comprehensive statewide data training program and analyze programs across departments to maximize efficiency and efficacy.
  • Manage the Data and IT needs of the ODP and assist as needed to address any problems.
  • Serve as primary administrator for Votebuilder (VAN) and handle all administrative functions.
  • Monitor, evaluate and implement VAN policy, in consultation with the Executive Director.
  • Complete regular internal system audits and prepare for upgrades.
  • Manage training of new users, and grow the VAN skill set across the organization.
  • Additional duties as determined by Executive Director, including but not limited to travel to Democratic meetings on behalf of the party, working with the Democratic Caucuses of the Oklahoma State Legislature, serving as liaison to the DNC and its partners, assisting with communications, outreach, and other departments as needed.
  • Assist the ODP with DNC Delegate Selection Plan.
  • Assist the State Secretary with creating and maintaining digital archives.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES DESIRED
  • Must have a tremendous commitment to providing superb customer service.
  • Two cycles working Data or Field, or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Strong Experience with Excel or other data tools.
  • Experience with administrative tools in VAN, plus build custom reports, crosstabs, fields, processes and work flows, custom scores, and other content of intermediate complexity.
  • Experience with a ticketing system to track user support requests.
  • Preference for some experience with SQL and BigQuery/Phoenix in particular.
  • Experience with statistical analysis, GIS, or data visualization are a strong plus.
  • Excellent project management skills and a positive attitude.
  • Experience training people from diverse backgrounds and at various skill levels.
  • Ability to communicate technical subjects to a wide audience in a clear, succinct manner.
  • Creative and analytical thinking with strong problem-solving skills.

A complete resume is necessary for consideration. Please send resumes to talent@okdemocrats.org
Office/Operations Manager The Oklahoma Democratic Party, the state-wide organization responsible for mobilizing Democrats is looking for an Office/Operations Manager in Oklahoma City.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Support the Executive Director in managing the following tasks for the ODP: manage accounts payable, provide all necessary financial materials to outside compliance firm, maintain office calendar, incoming and outgoing mail delivery, supply inventory, and general office maintenance, including preparation for guests, and answering the main phone line.
  • Organizing, prioritizing, and responding to large volumes of information, calls, and emails.
  • Responsible for processing daily invoices, bank transactions, financial reporting, contracts, and agreements.
  • Must become familiar with campaign compliance at both the State and Federal level.
  • Work with Treasurer and outside compliance firm to provide information to file all taxes, FEC, OEC, and other governmental documents.
  • Managing and maintaining relationships with property management and maintenance.
  • Procuring and maintaining office equipment/supplies and support Executive Director in managing vendor relationships.
  • Provide accurate and timely support to Chair regarding donor follow-up letters, thank you letters, and tracking sponsors.
  • Prepare for Central Committee meetings, ODP conferences/conventions, and other events, and to facilitate effective communications, both internally and externally.
  • Provide administrative support to the Chair and Executive Director.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES DESIRED
    • Fully committed to providing the utmost in customer service
    • Demonstrated commitment to promoting progressive values and causes.
    • Knowledge of and experience working with QuickBooks.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Office
    • Two years’ relevant work experience, preferably in operations, office management, and human resources, background in politically-oriented non-profits or campaigns a very strong plus.
    • Excellent organizational skills with keen attention to detail, and ability to follow through without close supervision. Strong verbal, written, research, and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work under pressure and remain flexible and adaptable as needs and priorities change.
    • "Take charge" personality, resourcefulness, and ability to work proactively - thinking ahead of the calendar.
    • Provide accurate and timely administrative support to Chair regarding donor solicitation, follow-up letters, thank you letters, and tracking sponsors.
    • Impeccable assertiveness, tact, and diplomacy in handling confidential and sensitive issues.
    • Strong work ethic and willingness to take ownership of wide-ranging responsibilities; ability to work independently while also being a very strong team player.

    To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to talent@okdemocrats.org.

Finance Internship

The Oklahoma Democratic Party, the state-wide organization responsible for mobilizing Democrats, is looking for an intern interested in learning all aspects of the finance, budgeting and campaign compliance in the political field. The intern who fills this position should expect to learn the field from top to bottom and will complete this program ready to enter any political organization with excellent skills.
Interns have the opportunity to be involved in various parts of the campaign, not limited to field, finance, press, or social media work. The Oklahoma Democratic Party is looking for a minimum commitment of between five (5) and sixteen hours for ten to twelve weeks. We will work with your school to provide academic credit if applicable.

Responsibilities

  • Draft budgets for
  • Ensure campaign finance ethics
  • Attend political, non-profit, advocacy, or labor union community organizing meetings and take
  • Make cold calls for donations on behalf of client
  • Staff party leaders during fundraising call
  • Staff client
  • Complete research assignments as
  • Draft one-pagers on prospective
  • Assist with ad-hoc administrative duties as
  • Compile contact lists
  • Greet guests and clients

Requirements

  • Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Finance or Political Science major
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications

Benefits

  • Practical political science/political campaign experience working directly with candidates within the party
  • Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with skilled political professionals
  • Opportunity to participate in campaign field events and party meetings
  • Flexible schedule for students

Please send resume to alicia@okdemocrats.org
Mass Communications Internship The Oklahoma Democratic Party, the state-wide organization responsible for mobilizing Democrats, is looking for an intern interested in learning all aspects of the communications and media in the political field. The intern who fills this position should expect to learn the field from top to bottom and will complete this program ready to enter any political organization with excellent skills.  
Interns have the opportunity to be involved in various parts of the campaign, not limited to field, finance, press, or social media work. The Oklahoma Democratic Party is looking for a minimum commitment of between five (5) and sixteen hours a week for ten to twelve weeks. We will work with your school to provide academic credit if applicable.  
It's essential that applicants to this position have strong communication skills, demonstrate creativity, and understand the importance of attending to even the smallest details.  
Responsibilities
  • Monitor all forms of media
  • Schedule and coordinate speaking engagements, appearances, photo shoots, and other special events
  • Write press releases and other materials
  • Screen phone calls
  • Create social media and print mail graphics
  • Assist with mailings and print production
  • Create interview preparation materials
  • Compile contact lists
  • Search for press clippings
  • Create or update databases
  • Greet guests and clients
Requirements
  • Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or Journalism major
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid understanding of social media
  • Writing skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
Benefits
  • Practical media relations experience working directly with voices of the party
  • Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with skilled political professionals
  • Opportunity to participate in networking events and party meetings
  • Flexible schedule for student
Please send resumes to alicia@okdemocrats.org

Political Science Internship

The Oklahoma Democratic Party, the state-wide organization responsible for mobilizing Democrats, is looking for an intern interested in learning all aspects of the communications and media in the political field. The intern who fills this position should expect to learn the field from top to bottom and will complete this program ready to enter any political organization with excellent skills.
Interns have the opportunity to be involved in various parts of the campaign, not limited to field, finance, press, or social media work. The Oklahoma Democratic Party is looking for a commitment of between five (5) and sixteen hours a week for ten to twelve weeks. We will work with your school to provide academic credit if applicable.

Responsibilities

  • Draft solicitations for
  • Facilitate mail
  • Attend political, non-profit, advocacy, or labor union community organizing meetings and take
  • Make cold calls for donations on behalf of client
  • Staff party leaders during fundraising call
  • Staff client
  • Complete research assignments as
  • Draft one-pagers on prospective
  • Create social media posts and videos for
  • Volunteer recruitment and retention
  • Assist with ad-hoc administrative duties as
  • Compile contact lists
  • Greet guests and clients

Requirements

  • Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or Political major
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications

Benefits

  • Practical political science/political campaign experience working directly with candidates within the party
  • Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with skilled political professionals
  • Opportunity to participate in campaign field events and party meetings
  • Flexible schedule for students

Please send resume to alicia@okdemocrats.org

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