Technology Logistics Manager

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

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Technology Logistics Manager

Progressive Turnout Project seeks Technology Logistics Manager

Position: Technology Logistics Manager

Location: Chicago, Illinois or remote

Salary:  $72,800-$93,600/year

Type: Full-time, exempt

Preferred Start Date: 11/29/2021

End Date: 11/30/2022

Position Summary:

Progressive Turnout Project (PTP) seeks applicants for the Technology Logistics Manager role for the 2022 election cycle who are passionate about supporting staff engaged in direct voter contact by managing technological resources and implementing processes that make our work possible. This position will be based out of our Chicago, IL headquarters, with remote options available, and travel will be on an as-needed basis to Field offices located in the Senate battleground states of Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

The Technology Logistics Manager is responsible for all aspects of managing and implementing the Field program’s technological resources and digital processes across all 7 states’ field offices. This will include working directly with state and district level staff on a daily basis, driving and monitoring distribution of technological resources, holding staff accountable to goals and timelines being met on the ground, and troubleshooting miscellaneous IT issues as they arise. The supervisory scope of this position includes the day-to-day management of 1 support staff member responsible for direct asset management, however, the Technology Logistics Manager will have vast responsibilities overseeing the overall logistics required for distribution, management, and implementation of technology resources to all Field staff, which will be up to 853 staff total across 7 states.

The Technology Logistics Manager’s sole focus will be on the technology side of this project.  This position does not include the strategic design of the Field program, which has already been completed by our Data department, or real time strategic decisions, which will be directly informed by data and decided on by executive leadership. The duties of this position are subject to modification in response to program or organizational needs.

From the initial date of hire through May 31, 2022 , the Technology Logistics Manager will work a Monday through Friday schedule. Beginning June 1, 2022 through November 30, 2022, the Technology Logistics Manager’s schedule will transition to a Sunday through Thursday schedule in order to support our Field offices’ direct voter contact work.  Hours outside of core working hours, including some Saturdays, may be required.  The Technology Logistics Manager will report directly to the Logistics Director.

This position is eligible for benefits, including employer-sponsored health, dental, and vision insurance, FSA, 401(k), student loan repayment assistance, public transportation stipend (for HQ-based staff), paid time off, and paid holidays.

There are no formal education requirements for this position. People of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


·       Learn and apply our organizational values to foster a strong culture based on trust and mutual respect


·       Drive the implementation, management, and tracking of all technology supply deliverables on a mission-critical timeline, ensuring timely completion of tasks in line with program objectives


·       Responsible for overseeing all aspects of G-Suite account and App account creation, management, and implementation for all Field program staff

·       Drive the process for assessing the technological needs of all Field offices across the United States and provide guidance and/or resources based on evaluations

·       Lead the process for creating and implementing training guides and leading training sessions on technology assets, operating systems, and Cybersecurity policy compliance

·       Proactively identify, actively manage, and aggressively track all risks and issues that arise from the technology supply chain, utilizing multiple sources of data and stakeholders to resolve complex problems

·       Communicate daily with individual State Logistics Managers for the purpose of receiving status updates and providing guidance where needed, and communicate effectively with executive leadership


·       Understand, implement, and utilize systems for disseminating important information both within the Logistics department and out to district level staff

·       Travel as-needed to PTP Field offices throughout the United States for the purpose of gaining on-the-ground insight into supply needs and providing additional guidance

·       The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned

Qualifications (You will be a good fit if):

·       You have 2+ years of technology management experience or technology logistics and supply chain management experience that has advanced organizations’ abilities to support staff

·       You have 1+ years of experience in supervising and managing staff


·       You are committed to establishing a culture of community and respect in the workplace, and contribute to the development of best practices


·       You have a proven record of managing successful technology programs or projects across multiple functions and locations

·       You are calm and collected in highly-pressurized situations when there is a need to resolve high priority issues, bringing stakeholders together, and working through the issues with grit and a solutions-oriented approach


·       You have strong data analysis and problem-solving skills, and are able to accurately generate, explain, and present detailed schedules, objectives reports, and other documentation

·       You have exceptional written, verbal, and presentation skills that you have used to communicate to a diverse set of audiences

·       You’re proficient in Google Suite products(Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Sheets, Forms, PowerPoint, etc) and Apple technology and software products

Preferred Qualifications (Not Required):

·       You are fluent in Spanish

·       You have Field work or organizing experience

·       You are proficient in Microsoft office or VAN (especially list building, turf cutting, monitoring canvass results, and managing MiniVAN users)



About PTP:

Progressive Turnout Project is the largest voter contact organization in the country. Our mission: Get Democrats to vote. We design, test, and execute specialized voter turnout programs targeting inconsistent Democratic voters in the most competitive elections up and down the ballot. Since 2015, our trained Field staff, Fellows, and volunteers have made more than 59 million voter contact attempts across 39 states. PTP is grassroots funded, with more than 2.2 million unique donors and an average contribution of $17.39.

Progressive Turnout Project is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that make up our country and the progressive movement. PTP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and it is PTP’s policy to recruit, hire, train, promote, and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to age, color, creed, disability, economic status, ethnic identity, gender identity, national origin race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veterans status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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