The Secretary’s Office is the primary point of contact for Members of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) at Democratic National Headquarters. The Office plans and runs bi-yearly meetings of DNC Members as well as quarterly meetings of the Executive Committee of the DNC. The Office of the Secretary plays a key institutional role at the DNC and a significant role in the Party’s quadrennial nominating convention – including oversight of all Convention votes. The Deputy Director manages the Secretary’s Democratic National Committee operations. Primary responsibilities include acting as a liaison with DNC Members and planning DNC and Executive Committee Meetings.
- Managing logistics and providing operational support for Democratic National Committee, Executive Committee, and other DNC meetings; as well as National Convention tasks.
- Working in coordination with Convention staff on the development and implementation of the Convention delegate data tracking and voting systems.
- Working with State Parties, Elected Officials’ Groups, and affiliated organizations to keep DNC member information current.
- Maintaining office calendars including the National Calendar of Events.
- Providing scheduling, travel, and other logistical support as needed.
- Assuming additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director.
- Overseeing interns and volunteers
Skills & Qualifications:
- Extensive familiarity with database construction and maintenance.
- Demonstrated organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to meet strict deadlines.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as critical thinking and problem solving skills.
- Familiarity with Democratic politics, State Party organizations, and key individual and institutional players.
- Ability to be flexible and meet challenging situations with sound political instincts and judgment.
- Prior meeting planning experience.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Access, and online research tools.
Resumes should be emailed to SecretaryOffice@dnc.org with subject line "Deputy Director of the Secretary’s Office."
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