Voter Protection and Access for Nevada: Deputy Director

We are looking for a talented and passionate Deputy Director to help lead our state’s Voter Protection and Access program. In this role, you will help ensure all eligible Nevadans are able to cast their ballot in 2024 and help elect Democrats up and down the ticket! The Voter Protection and Access program will focus on election administration and opportunities to enhance voting access prior to Election Day, as well as a robust voter education and protection operation during the voting period. 

Key Responsibilities –

  • Support the State Voter Protection and Access Director (VPD) in developing and leading the program
  • Supervise and support state-level regional voter protection directors and/or other staff and volunteers
  • Monitor and help devise approaches to resolve election administration and voter access issues that arise in the state
  • Identify opportunities to proactively expand voting access in the state and collaborate with VPD to take advantage of those opportunities
  • Monitor developments in voting and election administration law 
  • Help recruit, train, and deploy a strong volunteer network
  • Develop metrics and goals, in collaboration with the VPD and campaign’s Regional Voter Protection and Access Directors at national headquarters
  • Liaise closely with other departments on the state team and in national HQ

Ideal Skills & Qualifications:

  • A JD is preferred but not required
  • Experience hiring and managing staff and building an effective team preferred
  • 1+ cycle of experience working in voter protection or related work or 1+ cycles of experience working in statewide organizing or political roles 
  • Ability to understand election laws and regulations and advocate for pro-voter reforms
  • Experience working with NGP/VAN. Experience working with LBJ preferred  
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills 
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work strategically and collaboratively 
  • Experience juggling multiple priorities in a fast paced environment that requires exceptional organization, creativity, versatility, and problem solving
  • A strong commitment and passion for advancing the Democratic agenda and enhancing voter access

Due to FEC regulations, only U.S. citizens or U.S. green card holders are eligible to apply for this role.

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The NSDP is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that make up our state and the Democratic Party. Working towards the goal of a diverse NSDP, our policy extends to both Staff and Consultants.


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