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National Recruitment Director

Grassroots Campaigns is seeking a National Recruitment Director to take charge in building up the staff needed to run large and successful campaigns to win critically important local and national elections, and to exceed ambitious fundraising goals for our partner groups. As our country faces the threat of climate change, increasing social injustice, and the rise of right wing extremists running for high office, our goal is to have 90 campaign offices open across the country, sending out 2500 activists per day by Election Day in November. In order to hit this goal of 90 offices, the National Recruitment Director will need to recruit, hire and develop the next generation of talented organizers and activists to manage these campaigns.

Through developing and implementing the strategy and approach to recruiting new staff, the National Recruitment Director has the ability to exponentially increase the impact that we can have on local and national politics. Depending on the time of year, the Recruitment Director will manage 3-25 staff, who will work both remotely and locally, to meet weekly, monthly and yearly growth goals.  The National Recruitment Director will allow us to meet our organizational goals of 90+ field offices. He or she will join our Senior Leadership team and report to our Managing Director.

Qualifications: Three or more years of management experience preferably in a campaign or project management context. Strong organizational and analytical skills. The National Recruitment Director needs to be strongly motivated to meet big goals and engage the entire staff to focus on organizational expansion.



  • Meet and exceed organizational hiring goals by recruiting, hiring & onboarding staff
  • Conduct interviews and make hiring decisions
  • Develop online and offline recruiting materials and content
  • Hire, train and manage a team of dedicated recruiters. Develop staff and promote from within.
  • Oversee organizational effort to recruit and hire on top college campuses and other career events around the country
  • Report vigorously on recruitment plans and achievements
  • Manage recruiting expenditures with an eye towards maximizing resources.
  • Work within a team to organize national trainings for Director staff.
  • Maintain strong systems for tracking recruiting data and statistics.
  • Track & analyze results. Troubleshoot and problem solve. Adjust plans and strategies as needed
  • Discover and utilize the most up to date recruitment resources in a constantly changing and evolving world
  • Build maintain and foster relationships with other organizations and firms.


About Grassroots Campaigns: Grassroots Campaigns is a progressive political consulting firm that specializes in running on-the-ground field operations for progressive organizations, candidates, and parties, as well as advocacy groups and charities. Our services include but are not limited to: small donor fundraising and membership drives, volunteer organizing, field organizing, petition drives, grassroots advocacy, voter registration, voter education and turnout. Current and former clients include: Democratic National Committee, Planned Parenthood, Doctors Without Borders, ACLU, Vote Vets, Oxfam America, Obama for America, The Nature Conservancy, RePower America.

Geography: Boston, MA

Start: Immediately

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package included.


Grassroots Campaigns provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Grassroots Campaigns complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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