Our innovative voter registration, mobilization, and turnout programs, and the research that undergirds them, require a team of experts.
The Voter Participation Center (VPC), dedicated to increasing civic participation and balanced representation, is seeking a dynamic, motivated and experienced individual to join our team as the Program Director in our Washington, DC office.
This exciting program position will be at the center of one of the most significant voter participation efforts in 2017 and beyond. The Program Director will be a key leader of the strategic team in designing, coordinating and ensuring the successful implementation of VPC’s national and state programs.
The Voter Participation Center is a research-driven, results-oriented 501(c)(3) organization that conducts programs to help increase the civic participation rates of the three groups comprising the Rising American Electorate (RAE)—unmarried women, minorities and young people under 35–and the majority (57 percent) of the voting eligible population. Since its inception, VPC has conducted groundbreaking research and devised effective registration and mobilization strategies that target, inform, register, and turn out millions of RAE members, building their power and bringing their participation rates closer to their share of the population. VPC was the first organization to recognize the power of marital status in determining registration and turnout rates as well as political preference.
Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund (WVWVAF) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)(4) organization dedicated to increasing the voting participation and issue advocacy of unmarried women and the rest of the RAE and ensuring the political narrative addresses their needs and concerns. WVWVAF is involved in elections by educating unmarried women and the rest of the RAE about the candidates and their positions on issues of importance to them.
The Program Director will work for VPC and WVWVAF and will report to the President of VPC/WVWVAF and work in tandem with Senior Staff. Specifically, the Program Director will:
VPC/WVWVAF offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. To apply, email resume, cover letter and at least three professional references to email@example.com. References are not contacted until you are notified. Separately, please indicate salary range or requirements. Thanks!
VPC/WVWVAF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applicants of diverse backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply.