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Director of People & Business Operations

Everybody Votes Campaign

Everybody Votes Campaign

People & HR, Operations
Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023


Everybody Votes Campaign (EVC) is a national non-partisan, not-for-profit hiring staff for a large-scale coordinated civic engagement campaign active through the 2024 election cycle. The campaign aims to create a more representative democracy by registering millions of underrepresented voters across the country. This effort focuses on voter registration in a targeted fashion by conducting at-scale, effective, efficient, metrics-driven registration work. Through this work, we seek to fundamentally change the make-up of the electorate and to increase the political power of traditionally underrepresented communities in our democracy.

We directly fund organizations who execute voter registration and run quality control operations. We are dedicated to being active participants with the organizations to ensure their programs are effective and promote an investment in the future of emerging communities.


The campaign seeks an experienced staffer to work under the Senior Director of Operations and Finance by serving as the Director of People and Business Operations. The Director of People and Business Operations will engage with partners, funders, board members, organization staff and other critical relationships. We are seeking a candidate who will operate with discretion, who can work within deadlines, who can consistently provide support to a variety of staff and operations, and who can implement the systems and procedures necessary to ensure the smooth operational running of the campaign.

The Director of People and Business Operations will oversee the Operations side of the Finance and Operations department and will support the Senior Director of Finance and Operations in departmental planning, monitoring and supporting the design of key performance indicators.. They will be responsible for the oversight of administrative systems including human resources, information technology, and the day-to-day running of the organization. As a member of the operations team, the Director of People and Business Operations will be involved in a range of strategic planning and internal initiatives.


  • People Operations

    • Lead People Operations strategy and its implementation to foster a values and core competency aligned culture

    • Own all human resources related activities, including recruitment, HRIS administration, performance management, employee relations, people development and total rewards strategy

    • Provide useful data to help guide decision making, and allow the organization to scale up effectively and efficiently

    • Supervise Senior HR Manager, Operations Manager, and Operations Assistant, as well as external compliance vendors including benefits and payroll administrators

  • Business Operations

    • Lead strategy to provide an effective and supportive remote workplace environment, including the development, implementation, and updating of policies, procedures, and guidelines to empower staff to succeed in their work

    • Establish quantitative and qualitative metrics, guidelines, and standards by which the company's efficiency and effectiveness can be evaluated; identify opportunities for improvements

    • Ensure compliance with all federal and state regulations related to business functions and employment

    • Manage internal technology strategy and policies, including vendor management and staff monitoring and training

    • Lead streamlining of operational compliance systems including but not limited to payroll, state tax registration, unemployment, workers compensation and disability insurance

    • Oversee logistics for staff retreats and staff travel


  • Track record of success managing HR strategy and business operations at an organization with at least 50 employees

  • Coach and learning mentality: Helps others grow. Uses coaching, training, and feedback to develop others and support problem-solving. Sees mistakes as learning opportunities. Seeks and engages well with feedback. Proven track record of effectively managing a racially diverse team to achieve ambitious goals.

  • Manages a high volume of work with efficiency: Has, or can create, a system for keeping tasks from slipping through the cracks. Able to juggle competing demands and prioritize without sacrificing quality. Plans backwards to make deadlines. Asks for help when needed.

  • Proactively advances equity outcomes: Identifies decisions, policies, or practices that have disparate impacts based on identity. Track record of successfully creating and implementing policies, systems, and practices to operationalize equity. Believes that embedding equity and inclusion in every level of the work (from goal setting to hiring) is vital to the success of civic engagement work.

  • Attentive, empathetic leadership: Enthusiasm for meeting and engaging with people. Empathizes with the communities we serve. Able to put people at ease, especially when there are lines of difference. Listens closely to understand needs or concerns and takes steps based on that input. Gets back to people in a timely manner. Takes pride in providing clear, helpful information.


  • Growth mindset: demonstrated ability to take and receive feedback with professionalism and grace from peers and staff as well as supervisors

  • Relentlessly goal-oriented: enjoys working toward and achieving ambitious goals; willing to go over, under, around, or through any obstacle that gets in the way of meeting goals with a proven track record of creating and executing/managing comprehensive strategic goals

  • Cultural competency: able to build relationships and collaborate with colleagues, partners, and stakeholders across multiple lines of identity difference

  • Keeps Calm in Stressful Situations: demonstrated capacity and willingness to work long hours during peak season, rolling up their sleeves and getting the work done


We offer flexible remote forward work, and a generous benefits package; including 100% cost coverage of employee health benefits, 401K with an automatic employer contribution regardless of employee contribution level, virtual therapy, stipend for ergonomic office set ups and generous vacation and leave policies.

All employees must be eligible to work lawfully within the United States upon the commencement of employment. The organization does not sponsor visa applications for prospective or current staff.

Salary Range: $117,000-$141,500

Our work is centered on creating a deeply inclusive and significantly more representative electorate. In order to be successful in this role, the candidate must have the cultural competence to successfully work with a diverse group of staff, partners and stakeholders. We especially strongly encourage applicants with close ties to Black, Latinx, Indigenous, non-English-speaking, disability, and LGBTQ+ communities to apply. We are proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Everybody Votes Campaign is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled