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Project Manager

at Calvert Street Group (view profile)
Location Nashville, TN
Date Posted Sep 15, 2016
Category Land Manager
Job Type Full-Time
Requires Travel Yes


Calvert Street Group is a corporate and political campaign consulting firm focusing on state and local affairs, land-use and development, ballot initiatives, and grassroots lobbying. Winning the nation’s most difficult corporate campaigns requires the best political organizers from either side of the aisle. We believe the best political organizers are drawn to the opportunity to work on the toughest campaigns. The Calvert Street Group is built on this belief, and it is reinforced in our selective hiring process.

Project Managers set strategy; draft and execute campaign plans; and manage the client and deliverables. Project Managers may have multiple projects across multiple practice areas and municipalities. Travel can be intensive at times.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Analyze the political landscape and devise strategy for winning your campaign for clients in numerous industries including, but not limited to, waste disposal, aggregate and mining, gaming, healthcare, and real estate development.
• Devise and implement local issue education
• Build coalitions in support of client objectives, including stakeholders, elected officials, opinion leaders, and the media
• Participate in local door-to-door canvassing and outreach in communities across the country
• Write, edit and proofread outreach materials including direct mail, press releases, talking points, and fact sheets
• Utilize cutting edge voter contact programs including voter file management, micro-targeting, voter ID programs, phone programs, and integrated social media
• Identify and work with media; demonstrate knowledge of traditional and social media
• Attend client and regulatory meetings, meet deadlines, draft reports.

• 3-5 years of campaign management or relevant field, grassroots or organizing experience
• Bachelor’s degree - or higher - with a strong academic resume and GPA
• Strong communication, critical thinking, research and interpersonal skills
• Solid research, writing and editing skills
• Experience leading canvassing teams and political organizing, with a proven record of coalition building.

Commensurate with experience, plus annual bonus. Benefits include: Unlimited vacation policy, health & dental insurance, 401k match and profit share, YMCA membership.

To Apply:
Submit a brief cover letter and resume to, with “Project Manager” in the subject field. Please include your desired salary range and references. No phone calls please.

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