VoteRiders is a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit, focused on Voter ID education and assistance in order to preserve and strengthen our democracy. The organization’s work raises awareness of voter ID laws and VoteRiders’ services. Its programs identify, educate and help voters in need of voter ID assistance. VoteRiders’ goal is to infuse and optimize the industry standard of how democracy, campaign, government, direct service provider, and community organizations handle the issue of voter ID education and assistance. This is a full-time permanent position and can be based anywhere in the continental United States. The Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director (CEO) reports to VoteRiders’ Chair of the Board. The CEO will have up to six direct reports.
VoteRiders is seeking to hire a CEO to continue building and increasing the organization’s impact. The CEO will manage all aspects of the organization’s operations, especially development, communications, and outreach. This individual will work closely with the Chair of the Board to design, manage and carry out the VoteRiders strategic plan. A key focus of the CEO’s role will be to expand and foster productive relationships with existing and new partner and collaborating organizations and their leadership, staff and volunteers, so that they will offer information and assistance with voter ID to their constituents. These organizations will be encouraged to use VoteRiders’ tools and services and to continue the important work of educating and helping voters.
The CEO must be committed to the essential need for and benefit of VoteRiders and be driven by its mission. The ideal person will have key expertise in management and development. This individual will be someone who is effective at networking with donors (individuals, companies, and foundations) and meeting budget goals. Community organizing experience is essential. This individual should have a background of working within the political arena combined with experience at another not-for-profit organization. The CEO must exhibit the skills to collaborate with, and achieve actionable results through, others including the media, as well as the ability to build strong and sustainable relationships among and within all levels of organizations.
VoteRiders is a nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, founded in April 2012, whose mission is to ensure that all citizens are able to exercise their right to vote. VoteRiders informs and helps citizens to secure their voter ID, including by securing required underlying documents, as well as inspires and supports (currently over 700) organizations, (currently almost 5,400) volunteers, and communities to sustain voter ID education and assistance efforts.
To apply, please send a resume, cover letter addressing this organization and its mission; and contact information as well as current or former working relationships for at least three references (references are separately held with recruiter until you are interviewed and notified). As a separate attachment from other materials, please include any salary range requirements or expectations, to be held with the recruiter – and also include where you saw the job post with this, please.
Include your last name and “Chief Executive Officer” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We are limited in our ability to respond to applicants with incomplete materials. Thank you for your understanding.
VoteRiders is committed to diversity among its staff. VoteRiders is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions at VoteRiders are based on our mission and program needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or any other legally protected basis. VoteRiders will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination or harassment.