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11 May 2022

Full-Time National Partnerships & Political Manager (Remote)

NextGen America – Posted by nextgen United States

Job Description


The National Partnerships and Political Manager is responsible for managing relationships with external partners, developing strategies for our political work and advising on key priorities for NextGen’s program. A successful National Partnerships and Political Manager will be able to build strong political connections in the progressive space, excellent communication skills and great organizational skills and can thrive in a fast paced environment. The National Partnerships and Political Manager will report to the Vice President, Strategic Partnerships.


The ideal candidate has a passion for politics and a belief that young people will make the difference in America’s future. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. We value and are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as an organization–in theory and in practice, and our culture reflects that value and commitment. We are committed to furthering issues like climate change, health care, and immigration from a progressive perspective, and we seek to engage the public in these areas as well as others. We also recognize the urgency of confronting institutional racism and inequity within our political system, and strive to make positive changes within our system as a result.


This is a fully remote position with no location requirement. However, a preference will be given to candidates located in DC, NC, PA or TX. We encourage candidates from all locations within the United States to apply.


FLSA Classification: Exempt

Remote Position: Yes

Union Position: No

Travel Requirements: 25%

End Date: 11/15/2022



Own relationships with political partners in the youth vote space and national elections space.
Be a point of contact within NextGen for work with external partners, including federal and state advocacy asks and policy agenda development.
Cultivate and manage relationships with new external partners.
Develop plans to incorporate elected officials into our political work.
Find opportunities for NextGen to participate in more panels, summits and conferences.
Develop and implement political action plans that advance the priorities of the youth vote.
Identify key races and priorities for upcoming election cycles by developing election briefs to be used by internal organizing structures.
Assist in managing NextGen’s endorsement process for upcoming election cycles.
Assist in fundraising and press as needed as a spokesperson for NextGen.
Perform other duties as assigned.



At least two cycles of campaign experience in organizing, digital, communications, political, or other work.
Previous government affairs, legislative office or political campaign experience working directly with the principal or candidate.
Previous experience with youth organizing.
Previous experience raising 501c3, 501c4 and/or political campaign funding.
Strong organizational, strategic and analytical skills, ability to manage and prioritize numerous projects.
The candidate must have excellent organizational skills, and demonstrate a clear ability to adapt rapidly to evolving priorities and deadlines.
They must have a strong work ethic and demonstrate consistent attention to detail.
Love working in a dynamic team environment.
Be a positive, unselfish team player that sets the tone for everyone to do their best work.



Salary range for this position is $85,000-98,000. Compensation will be based on experience. NextGen America also offers a very comprehensive benefits package.



In-person meetings and travel are an essential part of this position. Consistent with NextGen America’s efforts to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees, partners, and communities in which we serve, proof of full vaccination status at time of hire is an employment requirement for this position.



NextGen America mobilizes young people to vote in crucial elections to make progress on the issues facing our generation. Since our founding as NextGen Climate in 2013, we’ve worked to fight climate change by supporting candidates who back climate action. With the values that drive our work on climate under attack from all directions, we’re proud to step up the fight for immigrant rights, affordable health care, prosperity, and equality. We’ve registered more than one million young voters nationwide and ran the largest youth vote mobilization program in the country in 2018. We went even bigger and bolder to drive record young voter turnout for the 2020 elections.

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Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

Job expires in 28 days.

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