James Clough
 
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Western Washington University Political Science graduate looking to help

elect progressive candidates and affect policy changes at the State and

Federal level. Excited to work with campaigns as a Manager or

Field Organizer.

Experience

Washington State Neighborhood Research Group
2019-Present, Outreach Director

  • Recognized by team as a subject matter expert regarding

data collection policy and procedures.

  • Lead a daily team of phone bankers to call into competitive districts and gain insight on local voter issues.

  • Carried out team administration duties including collecting hours for payroll, employee scheduling, and workload assignment.

Friends of Maria Cantwell
2018 Campaign, Canvassing Manager

  • Represented the Cantwell Campaign to the Washington State

    Democratic Coordinated Campaign (WDCC) on media for flyers

    and social media campaigns.

  • Ensured Cantwell’s top billing for Cantwell on all WDCC material

    in Whatcom County.

  • Coordinated volunteers during canvassing events for Cantwell,

    educating participants on the MiniVan App and the value

    of quality engagements to the campaign.

Congresswoman Suzan Del Bene
2017 Summer, Intern - Community Liaison

  • Assisted a Delbene Community Liaison through 50+ organized

    engagements with Skagit and Whatcom Democrats.

  • Duties included summarizing engagements in concise reports

    for Delbene policy advisors.

  • Prepared event memos for the Congresswoman and staffed

    townhalls and business tours.

SKILLS & PROFICIENCIES

Community Organizing
Using home and voter demographic data to drive canvassing strategy.

Engagement Scripting

Crafting situational scripts for canvassing and phone-banking teams.

Staff & Volunteer Training

Training volunteers and paid staff on outreach discussions and app usage.

Canvassing & Phone Banking

Leading teams to gather resident data and convey campaign messages.

VoteBuilder & Voter-Science

System Admin proficiency, used when managing canvassing campaigns.

 

Education

Western Washington University

Political Science, Graduated Spring 2015
Focus on Healthcare, Foreign Policy, and State Politics.

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