PPAA--Director of Compliance & Operations_Public Affairs

Alaska, USA ● Hawaii, USA ● Idaho, USA ● Indiana, USA ● Kentucky, USA ● Washington, USA ● Virtual Req #1620
Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Why Planned Parenthood?


Working at Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest & the Hawaiian Islands, Indiana, & Kentucky is more than a job. It provides the opportunity to contribute to our powerful mission and perform meaningful work.


In healthcare services, this means a commitment to providing the absolute best in patient care and education. Our exceptional health center staff drives our mission forward by upholding our acclaimed customer service & confidentiality standards, and working to create a safe, judgement-free space for anyone seeking Planned Parenthood services.


As an organization, we are focused on equity, diversity and inclusion.  Specifically, we recognize that profound racism impacts the education, health and wellbeing of people in our communities and we are actively working to address all forms of oppression.  We believe our employees should reflect the diversity of the populations we serve, including racial and ethnic diversity. People of color are strongly urged to apply.
 About this position:

The Director of Compliance & Operations reports to the Vice President of Policy & Regulatory Affairs and will direct internal and external compliance and training programs, including electoral campaign finance reporting; lobbying reports; grant tracking and compliance; agency compliance for c3/c4 separation laws; as well as compile, track and complete other business and operational reports. This position plays a key role in safeguarding and protecting Planned Parenthood Alliance Advocates’ (PPAA) and its Political Action Committees’ ability to advance the interests of sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice across our six states. 
 This position is part of the regional team supporting Planned Parenthood in Alaska, Hawaiʻi, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, and Washington and will manage our electoral and campaign finance compliance and reporting systems for our six state Political Action Committees, (PACs), Federal SuperPAC, and 501c(4).

This position will serve as the direct liaison between PPAA’s political team, Development team, and external compliance firm to conduct and track all electoral and campaign income and expenditures. The Director of Compliance & Operations will manage lobbying reporting and registration, ensure accurate grant tracking and compliance with c3/c4 legal separation. This position will be responsible for developing, implementing, and training staff on reporting systems and structures and serve as a key resource and advisor for electoral teams. The Director tracks grant income and works with grant managers to ensure adherence to grant requirements. This position is a critical leadership position that requires sound judgment, comfort identifying, assessing, and mitigating risk, and advising the organization on appropriate compliance to ensure PPAA and its PACs can operate and conduct lobbying and electoral work within state and federal guidelines. Strong attention to detail is required, including developing and implementing systems to manage and track budgets and implementing new rules and laws for state PACs and nonprofits. 

Salary ranges: 
Washington, Hawaii or Alaska:  $70,711 - $106,066 
Idaho: $62,226 - $93,338
Indiana or Kentucky:  TBD
 What you’ll be doing:

  • Develop and implement systems to lead electoral campaign finance reporting in municipal and state-level campaigns; serve as key liaison between electoral staff and external compliance firm to ensure that all reporting is completed timely, accurately and in compliance with local, state, and federal elections laws; advises leadership on appropriate actions to meet requirements.
  • Draft, review, and update existing manuals, policies, procedures, and protocols in accordance with local, state, and federal laws and guidelines pertaining to elections, lobbying, and c3/c4 separation.
  • Serve as key decisionmaker on compliance issues, including identifying, assessing, and mitigating risk to maintain continuous compliance in a rapidly evolving legal landscape.
  • Train and serve as key leader for all affiliate and ancillary staff to ensure appropriate c3/c4 legal separation; use independent judgment and discretion to identify and implement processes to ensure proper c3/c4 compliance and adherence to local, state, and federal elections law. 
  • Track and manage lobbying registrations and reporting requirements by state and locally and federally as needed. Assure appropriate registrations and reporting for registered lobbyists, for reportable lobbying expenditures, and to assure reporting is completed timely and accurately for lobbyists and for the organization as an employer of lobbyists. 
  • Report and complete annual business licensing requirements for our multi-state region in collaboration with Office Manager. 
  • Coordinate with the Office Manager and external auditors to manage audit matters and to compile and review IRS 990 filings for the organization and its entities as needed.
  • Develop and implement financial administrative processes for electoral campaigns including expense tracking, processing payments for contracts, and financial reconciliation. 
  • Administer contract(s) processes including requesting and executing contracts and grants as well as document management and track grant income and adherence to grant requirements throughout the year. 
  • Manage the accounting process and budgets for six state PACs and the federal SuperPAC; including bookkeeping, compiling monthly budget reports, reconciling accounts, and ensuring that PACs follow accounting best practices. 
  • Analyze emerging state policies and requirements on lobbying, public disclosure, and financial reporting, and lead implementation on any new regulations and laws for state PACs and nonprofits.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Adhere to the Planned Parenthood code of conduct and all policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Demonstrate and maintain a high degree of professionalism.
  • Take action to support the affiliate’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Support and act in accordance with the PPGNHAIK customer service standards.
  • Value continuous learning and seek ongoing training and development.
You’ll need to have:

  • Education: BA/BS in related field or equivalent experience strongly preferred. Law degree a plus.
  • Experience:

    • 1-3 years experience in a campaign or lobbying setting.
    • Experience with QuickBooks, accounting/bookkeeping.
    • Experience with political campaigns and campaign finance reporting.
    • Experience with legislative and public policy advocacy and reporting.
    • Experience working with 501(c)3 and 501(c)4 organizations and complying with firewall practices for electoral activities.
    • Experience in budgeting, finance, and vendor relations.
    • Experience working with diverse communities and firm commitment to racial and social justice. 

  • Proof of completed COVID-19 Vaccinations is required prior to starting employment with PPGNHAIK.  

    Next Steps:

    Please click apply now below to submit an application and resume. Once your information has been reviewed by our recruitment team, we will reach out by telephone and email to schedule an interview for all qualified applicants. Please continue to check your spam folder for all email communications that may come from our organization.


    As part of our total rewards package, we offer meaningful work, generous time off and benefits, promotional opportunities, and competitive compensation. Our attractive benefits package includes medical, dental and vision coverage for you and eligible dependents, life insurance, short and long term disability coverage, as well as a retirement plan with matching contributions by employer. We also provide transportation benefits at eligible locations. For additional information regarding compensation, pay scales, or total rewards, please reach out to hr.contacts@ppgnhi.org.


    Equal opportunity employment

    PPGNHI is an equal-opportunity employer and seeks to recruit persons of diverse backgrounds - and to support their retention and advancement within the organization. We are committed to fostering a workplace culture inclusive of people with respect to their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, marital status, age, disabilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other characteristic.  

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      • Job Function Manager
      • Pay Type Salary
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      • Alaska, USA
      • Hawaii, USA
      • Idaho, USA
      • Indiana, USA
      • Kentucky, USA
      • Washington, USA
      • Virtual