Executive Director

Her Term, a Georgia-based non-profit that recruits women to run for public office, is looking for an Executive Director. We are excited to find an energetic leader to identify and elect women that will transform our government. The Executive Director will lead day-to-day operations, candidate identification and donor engagement. This is a full-time position located in Atlanta, Georgia.


  • Identify potential political candidates through a variety of existing search techniques, develop improved search processes, contact prospects and screen for viability, connect viable candidates with training and resources, encourage and support candidates

  • Engage existing and potential donors through coordinating and leading communication, meetings and events; duties will also include identification of new donors and post pledge follow-up

  • Build Her Term’s profile and relationships through participation in community meetings, speaking at events, and utilizing existing and new ways to communicate with potential candidates, donors and interested parties

  • Lead/oversee day to day functions of Her Term including the development of reporting and progress tracking for donors, engaging and coordinating volunteers, and growing the contact database


  • 2+ years of experience identifying and searching for specific talent/candidates, experience with political candidates not required

  • 1+ year of development or related fundraising experience

  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred, an advanced degree is a plus

  • Strong independent work history and leadership experience

  • Demonstrated responsiveness and reliability

  • An interest in furthering Democratic/progressive advocacy

Salary range is $60,000 - $70,000, depending on experience.

To Apply
Please send a resume and cover letter to info@herterm.org by Wednesday, May 15th .

More about Her Term
We take a data-driven approach to finding qualified Democratic women who we believe can and will win. They come from different backgrounds and have different areas of interest, but they share a commitment to ensuring our government meets the needs, and reflects the will of its constituents. Our goal is to see more women take on critical elected roles - and to see every branch of our government transformed by equitable representation. If we want to best and brightest minds in elected office, we can’t leave out half the population. As our tagline states: when she wins, everyone does.