How much does a Political Campaign Manager make in the United States? The average Political Campaign Manager salary in the United States is $64,127 as of January 26, 2023, but the salary range typically falls between $57,656 and $72,261. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Political Campaign Manager ?

A campaign manager or campaign director is a paid or volunteer individual whose role is to coordinate a political campaign's operations such as fundraising, advertising, polling, getting out the vote (with direct contact to the public), and other activities supporting the effort, directly. Apart from the candidate, they are often a campaign's most visible leader. However, modern campaign managers, particularly at the presidential level, are mostly concerned with executing strategy, not setting it. The senior strategists are typically outside political consultants, primarily pollsters and medi...

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POOLHOUSE - Richmond , VA
Strong communication skills with the ability to interact with political campaigns, clients, and vendors * 6+ years of experience working in political consulting, key agency roles, campaign management ...
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NOVA List - Ashburn , VA
The Campaign Data Strategist will work directly with top-targeted races, high profile candidates ... Build/manage relationships with both internal/external clients * Heavy data entry, sales order ...
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Apex Clean Energy - Charlottesville , VA
... or political grassroots campaign plans that involve a multitude of internal and external ... Experience managing field organizers
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FP1 Strategies - Arlington , VA
... to the firm's political advertising, new business and campaign work. The position offers ... Working under a manager, the Associate will primarily: * Identify, pull and catalog news stories ...
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New Virginia Majority - Norfolk , VA
... leadership teams, conduct political education trainings to, and execute campaign strategy ... Manage regular membership meetings with a standing agenda and supporting new leaders to facilitate ...
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Internet Tool & Die Company - Reston , VA
Work with Senior Manager of events to organize promotional events, press conferences, exhibitions ... or political campaign. Preferred Skills: Clear English speech and enunciation; precision in all ...
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