Political Pipeline Director

Political Pipeline Director

She Should Run Incubator Programs

REMOTE (DC or NY preferred)        FULL-TIME

About She Should Run

She Should Run is a non-partisan 501(c)3 that provides an approachable starting place and network for women considering a future run for office. We believe that women of all political leanings, ethnicities, and backgrounds should have an equal opportunity to lead in elected office, at all levels. Our mission is to expand the talent pool of women running for office in the United States by providing community, resources, and growth opportunities for aspiring political leaders.

About the Role

She Should Run is seeking an innovative, dynamic, strategically thinking Political Pipeline Director to maximize our impact and lead our work of building the pipeline of women leaders considering a run for elected office in the United States. Reaching equal representation for women in government in our lifetime isn’t possible unless we focus on building that bench. That’s where She Should Run and your role fits in. The She Should Run Political Pipeline Director will spearhead our bench-building efforts, expanding our reach and effectiveness. The Director will manage other Programs team members, and work in close alignment with our Communications and Development team members to collaboratively advance She Should Run’s mission. You’ll be responsible for our progress by engaging and growing the She Should Run Incubator Community; delivering program services and resources; analyzing and reporting outcomes and impact; and leading organizational course correction when appropriate. You are a self-starter, aspirational, inspirational, and relentlessly passionate about our mission of getting 250,000 women running for office by 2030.

Duties and Responsibilities

Program Strategy, Design, and Implementation

Through the lens of getting 250,000 women running for office by 2030,

  • Do an extensive review of the existing Incubator program (i.e. research, curriculum, instructional model, assessments, etc.) with the ultimate goal of enhancing existing program as the preeminent starting place and network for women considering a future run for office. (incl. but not limited to the She Should Run Incubator Virtual Community, Virtual Cohorts, on-the ground Regional Cohorts, Road to Run series, and signature National Conversation)
  • Identify ineffective strategies and implement new strategies to recruit women into the She Should Run Incubator Community, building a robust pipeline of future women candidates in the United States
  • Lead the operational planning and day-to-day execution of all Incubator Community programs and experiences
  • Develop and deploy innovative curriculum in women’s leadership and political education methodologies
  • Work closely with Communications to ensure Programs are celebrated through storytelling, sharing participant success stories, testimonials, and other opportunities to share Should Run’s mission advancement

Program Evaluation and Impact Reporting

  • Use research and best practices in program evaluation to define She Should Run’s social return on investment
  • Identify and define key success metrics (quantitative and qualitative) that clearly show alignment between She Should Run’s stated mission and our programs outputs and outcomes
  • Analyze Program data to measure and track against defined success metrics, and be able to appropriately and regularly report out to key stakeholders (e.g. internal team leadership, funders, supporters, etc.)

Community Engagement (Online) & Political Partnerships

  • Represent She Should Run as the chief facilitator of our Incubator Community and its programs by interacting with stakeholders with authenticity, excitement, and thought-leadership
  • Use social media platforms to grow and engage the Incubator Community, promote dialogue, and elicit programs feedback
  • Collect, analyze, and understand the demographic data for the Incubator Community in order to make informed programs decisions
  • Lead outreach to and recruitment of potential partners to support Program recruitment, curriculum development, facilitation, and funding support
  • Build relationships with She Should Run supporters, friends, and potential funders to advance the long-term fundraising goals of the organization

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years program management, community engagement, membership development, or equivalent experience with increasing levels of responsibility
  • Understanding of the political landscape and lack of equal representation of women at all levels of government
  • Demonstrated experience motivating community engagement through social media and other online platforms
  • Demonstrated background facilitating experiential learning opportunities for adult learners (e.g. events, trainings, workshops, and/or webinars)
  • Strong track record of data analysis and reporting
  • High energy, creativity, and resourcefulness
  • Excellent interpersonal and influence management skills
  • Excellent project management, organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience identifying and managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate flexibility in thinking and responding to challenging situations
  • Able to comfortably adapt in a diverse and dynamic environment that values risk taking, constant assessment of what is working/not and making changes accordingly Salesforce experience preferred

To Apply

Send your cover letter and resume to jobs@sheshouldrun.org, with the subject line “Political Pipeline Director - Your Name.” Please thoughtfully detail your interest in She Should Run, your qualifications, and how you learned about this opportunity in your cover letter.


She Should Run is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive, diverse group of team members. We promote a policy of equal treatment and opportunity, and prohibit discrimination in any aspect of our hiring and promotion process in regard to disability, race, age, religion, sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, national origin, ethnicity, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by law.