Political Coordinator

Political Coordinator

Abby for Iowa seeks a Political Coordinator. This is an exciting opportunity to shape strategy and execute political strategy for an inspiring people-first candidate in one of the top Senate campaigns of 2022, all while gaining valuable political experience in one of the most historically important political states in the country.

The Political Coordinator is responsible for managing and building relationships across Iowa . The Political Coordinator’s day-to-day responsibilities will include responding to county chairs, local endorsers, assisting in planning and running political events, and supporting the political department.


  • Implement political outreach strategy: build and manage key constituency groups, and maintain relationships with leaders and stakeholders
  • Assist with political call time, staffing the candidate and surrogates at events, and other projects like mail, ad shoots, yard signs, etc.
  • Assist with planning and running local political events: communicate with guests, recruit attendees, manage logistical planning, and staff events
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Commitment to elect Abby Finkenauer to the U.S. Senate
  • Relationship building skills and ability to work with organizations, leaders, and activists across the state
  • Ability to work well with a team and balance multiple projects at once
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Solutions oriented attitude.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience managing and planning political and/or community events
Prior political campaign experience preferred but not required

Salary: $3,000-3,500/mo plus benefits

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

To apply, please send your resume to [email protected] with “[NAME]: Political Coordinator” in the subject line. Candidates with non-traditional resumes or non-traditional ways of demonstrating the qualifications above will be considered.

Folks of all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply to join our diverse and growing team!

No person shall be discriminated against in seeking employment with Abby for Iowa due to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, height, weight, creed, sexual orientation, economic status, disability, HIV-positive status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.