The Texas Democratic Party is looking to hire a Political Director based in Austin, Texas for the 2014 cycle.  This person will write the political plan in coordination with the Chair and ED and will run the day to day operation of the political department which will eventually consist of a team of 8 to 19 people throughout Texas.  The political department is tasked with candidate recruitment, candidate training, candidate services, county party building, club building, party affairs work, maintaining strong relationships with partner organizations and elected officials and building political events and opportunities for the party, candidates and organizations.
Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 cycle of management experience, 2-3 cycles of paid political or c4/527 experience with a background in field or political work and experience with VAN.  Legislative experience is a plus.  Must be willing to move to Austin.  Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.  Long hours and lots of travel.  Must have a vehicle.
Resumes will be accepted on a rolling basis.  Please email cover letter, resume and references in one PDF document to  Put Political Director in subject line.