Operations Manager

Nation Consulting

Nation Consulting is a Wisconsin-based public strategies firm that offers services to local, regional, and national clients. We occupy a unique space between the media, business, government, and nonprofit sectors to help our clients achieve their goals. Clients include nonprofit organizations, businesses, political candidates, individual leaders, and others.


Position Details

Operations Manager
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

We are seeking a full-time Operations Manager for our Milwaukee office. The Operations Manager is a forward-thinking and proactive team member responsible for ensuring ultimate success of the organization.

The Operations Manager will perform a wide range of duties, including internal administrative tasks and client-related services. Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Office management, including IT and vendor management, filing, and managing physical space 
  • Campaign finance compliance, including accounting, managing campaign databases, check-writing and expense tracking, and preparing campaign finance reports 
  • Planning and staffing client events 
  • Managing media database and pitching media
  • Recruiting and managing interns 
  • Creating and implementing websites managing social media and communications campaigns, and developing and managing the creation of high-quality printed materials
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) Qualifications

  • Be dependable, detail-oriented, motivated, and able to work independently in a fast-paced environment 
  • Have strong and positive interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to manage tasks for dozens of clients simultaneously and prioritize accurately 
  • Possess excellent oral and written communications skills, superb analytical and methodical problem-solving skills, and be able to work well in team environments 
  • Have reliable personal transportation 
  • Experience utilizing social media networks, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube 
  • Be proficient in creating and maintaining high-quality, 100% accurate documents with Google Docs/Sheets and Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud software (InDesign/Photoshop/Illustrator), Canva, Squarespace, Mailchimp, and NGP a plus. 
  • Proven work experience in and knowledge of political campaigns and campaign compliance, nonprofit organization operations, event planning, program management, and/or communications/PR campaigns


  • Has earned or is pursuing degree in relevant field; or comparable work experience 
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of client information 
  • Available to work at least 40 hours a week, typical schedule is flexible between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday; some early mornings, evenings, and weekend hours will be required 
  • Must have reliable transportation and be able to travel around the state as needed

Salary range: $38,000 to $42,000 / year. 401(k) match offered after probationary period. No group health insurance offered.

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