Operations Director

Virtual Req #362
Monday, December 14, 2020
Passionate about protecting access to reproductive health care? Join the team at the Community Outreach Group!

Organization: Community Outreach Group

Title: Operations Director

Location: Remote

Organization Overview

Community Outreach Group, LLC (COG) is a subsidiary of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund. COG specializes in data-driven digital organizing, relational organizing, door-to-door canvassing programs, signature collection, and public affairs. We help campaigns reach scale while having the quality conversations needed to change people’s lives.

General Description

Community Outreach Group is seeking an enthusiastic Operations Director, reporting to the Executive Director. To help us continue our growth, we’re seeking an operations expert to join our highly skilled team. As an ideal candidate, you have proven senior management experience in a highly dynamic setting. Your organizational, communication and leadership skills are second to none and you enjoy developing solutions that push innovative boundaries. You’ll work closely with our senior leadership to strategize and develop long-term plans that usher in new levels of productivity and success at Community Outreach Group.


This is a senior-level role within a political start-up organization. In this position, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Contribute to the organizational strategy and development of an exciting new start-up focused on running excellent, efficient, values-driven campaigns in
    support of sexual and reproductive health. 

  • Ensure legal compliance and risk mitigation, including insurance procurement, contracts, leases, legal documentation, etc.

  • Project manage the creation of and execute administratively the annual organizational budget, including COG’s annual financial audit, contract and billing
    administration, and filing of annual taxes

  • Define, implement and revise operational policies and guidelines for the organization

  • Work with the human resources department to create job descriptions, hire competent personnel, and implement staff evaluations

  • Manage procurement and resource allocation


Applicants for this position should bring the following knowledge, abilities, and attitude:

  • Superior knowledge of multiple operational functions and principles, including financial, legal, and compliance administration procedures

  • Proven ability to plan and manage the operational process for maximum efficiency and productivity

  • Ability to streamline and implement new structures and roles that create speed, efficiency, and support rapidly shifting business demands

  • Willing and able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends

  • Experience working with a diverse workforce and with/for communities of color

  • Licensed driver with access to a vehicle

We especially encourage applications from people who bring some of these additional skills or experiences:

  • Has run a Request for Proposal process (you will own a systems evaluation process)

  • Has experience with Dayforce, Netsuite, and/or Oracle PBCS

  • Demonstrated experience with general finance and budgeting, including profit and loss, balance sheet and cash-flow management.

  • Has some knowledge of or experience in reproductive health issues

There is no formal education requirement for this position. 


This is a full-time, exempt, senior-level position with the Community Outreach Group, with an annual base salary between $100,000 - $108,000 depending on skills, experience, and qualifications. Full-time exempt employees are also eligible for a cell phone reimbursement up to $75/month, and employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance. 

To Apply

Please apply on our website at www.knockdoors.org/jobs. We strongly encourage women, people of color, working-class, and LGBTQ people, as well as those with disabilities, to apply. 

The Community Outreach Group, LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Community Outreach Group, LLC is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary