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  • Research Associate

    Research
    Washington, DC

    Big Picture Responsibilities:

    The Research Associate is responsible for individual long-term research projects, as well as timely response projects. They have a responsibility to perform in the following areas:

    • Possess a strong knowledge of current events including GOP leadership, opposition and right-wing activity, U.S. Congress, and activity around the upcoming campaign cycles
    • Thoroughly gather and utilize information from a variety of sources including Lexis-Nexis, various government entities and web sites
    • Quickly read, analyze and format news clips, state and federal votes, campaign finance reports, corporate filings, public government records, legal records and related items
    • Monitor and extracting key points from local and national news
    • Simplify very complex issues into factual and concise narratives
    • Some late nights and off hour work will be required
    • Perform additional specific research responsibilities, as directed

    Required Skills & Qualifications:

    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Cunning attention to detail and strong organizational skills
    • Ability to take direction, ask questions and quickly learn new tasks and databases
    • Self-motivated with the ability to meet strict deadlines
    • Ability to keep up with the 24 hour news cycle
    • Creative thinking and desire to explore new avenues
    • High proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Political training or background to understand and explain significance of events and findings
    • The ideal candidate would have specific knowledge of Nexis, campaign finance databases, federal and state-level vote analysis, statistical data gathering, and primary source materials
    • Bachelor’s degree is preferred and political research, campaign, or government experience is a plus
    • Spanish language skills welcome

    Resumes should be emailed to ResumesR@dnc.org with subject line "Research Associate."

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

  • Director of Human Resources

    Human Resources
    Washington, DC

    Big Picture Responsibilities:

    The Director of Human Resources directs and leads the strategic planning, development, implementation and administration of human resource programs, policies and advises DNC leadership in identifying opportunities for operational efficiency and maximization of Committee resources.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Develops processes to optimize innovation, staff as well as leverages technology to improve Operations and service delivery while operating as a three-person team, consultants, brokers and third party administrators as it relates to audits for pension and health welfare plans.
    • Manages the financial oversight and administration of payroll, compensation and benefits including – 401(K), health, dental and ancillary programs as well as the internship program.
    • Advises senior leadership on HR and employee relations as well as tactical and operational people programs.
    • Oversees the development, implementation and enhancement of a performance evaluation as well as employee training and coaches managers on difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, handling performance issues, mediating disputes, terminating employees, and administering disciplinary procedures.

    Required Education and/or Experience:

    • Strong project management skills.
    • Management experience strongly desired.
    • Strong organizational skills with keen attention to detail.
    • Team-oriented personality with can-do attitude.
    • Strong customer service background and strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
    • Detail oriented, with excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation skills
    • Computer skills including the Microsoft Office products
    • Advanced knowledge of ADP applications
    • A bachelor’s degree, advanced degree required.

    Resumes should be emailed to dncjobs@dnc.org with subject line "Director of Human Resources."

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

  • Democratic Women’s Alliances (DWA) Director

    Community Engagement
    Washington, DC

    Big Picture Responsibilities:

    The DWA is the latest chapter in the Democratic Party’s long commitment to activating more women. It serves as the Democratic Party’s formal coalition of organizations and leaders who have made it their mission to amplify women’s voices in politics. The DWA’s primary focus is to grow and engage the number of women involved in the party at all levels from those who want to make educated decisions at the ballot box to women who decide to run for office. The DWA Director will work at the direction of the Director of Community Engagement, work with the Community Engagement team as well as DNC staff and the Women’s Caucus Chair to implement effective outreach to the four women’s entities that exist within the DNC including the Women’s Leadership Forum, ASDC, National Federation of Democratic Women and the DNC Women’s Caucus. The DWA Director is also responsible for coordinating with these groups to ensure they are working in parallel, mobilizing women voters, engaging women’s groups and alliance partners and preparing training initiatives.

    Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Oversee and coordinate with the four women’s entities that exist within the DNC.
    • Create content for newsletters, webinars and training initiatives.
    • Cultivate relationships with women’s organizations and facilitate involvement as it relates to Committee objectives.
    • Field calls from various women’s alliances.
    • Research and analyze women’s rights issues and trends and preparing background materials and documents.
    • Work with the DNC Women’s Caucus Chair to plan the agenda and execute the DNC Women’s Caucus Meetings
    • Staff DNC Women’s Caucus Chair at events.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Community Engagement.

    Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

    • Oversee and coordinate with the four women’s entities that exist within the DNC.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Political Science or Gender Studies (or equivalent work experience).
    • Strong interest in women’s issues.
    • Well-honed engagement and outreach skills, including at least two (2) years of campaign, organizational and/or equivalent experiences, with proven ability to handle multiple tasks successfully
    • Experience working with a state party preferred.
    • An advanced understanding of and demonstrated experience working with progressive leaders and groups.
    • Strong presentation skills.
    • Demonstrated competency in handling several tasks, simultaneously.
    • Ability to receive constructive criticism and learn from feedback.
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office tools to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Excellent verbal and strong written skills.

    Resumes should be emailed to dncjobs@dnc.org with subject line "Democratic Women’s Alliances (DWA) Director."

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

  • Marketing Coordinator

    Marketing
    Washington, DC

    Big Picture Responsibilities:

    The Marketing Coordinator will work closely with the Deputy Director of Marketing, the Marketing team, and DNC staff to manage the day-to-day tasks of the direct marketing program.

    Tasks include but are not limited to:

    • Assist the Deputy Direct Marketing Director in all aspects of the Direct Marketing Program for the Democratic National Committee including: direct mail, telemarketing, canvassing and merchandizing.
    • Coordinate behind the scenes event set ups for merchandise as well as execution.
    • Execute direct marketing campaigns that are consistent with brand voice and look.
    • Work with team to develop innovative communications and direct marketing campaigns.
    • Organize and prep for direct marketing campaigns.
    • Assist in direct marketing research and evaluation.
    • Keep current on industry trends and new direct marketing methods to improve brand awareness.
    • Ensure direct marketing materials and event displays are up to date and adhere to the DNC’s messaging standards.
    • Maintain and create reporting tools for direct marketing.

    Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree in related field.
    • 2-3 years of experience in direct marketing.
    • Expert communicator with high attention to detail and a love for working with the public.
    • Proven background in direct marketing production.
    • Solid understanding of social media platforms and current direct marketing industry trends.
    • Strong interpersonal research skills.
    • Capable of prioritizing and handling multiple projects simultaneously, under tight time constraints.
    • Takes initiative and works well independently.
    • Expertise in transforming a strategy and vision into actionable plans.
    • Comfortable with developing content and presenting to the public.
    • Ability to multitask and handle a fast-paced work environment.
    • Ability to analyze marketing data.
    • Ability to create and develop marketing materials for internal and external use.
    • Must have proven ability to write reports, analyze marketing statistics, and communicate comfortably with donors.

    Resumes should be emailed to Wardc@dnc.org with subject line "Marketing Coordinator."

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

  • ASDC Executive Director

    ASDC
    Washington, DC

    Big Picture Responsibilities

    The ASDC Executive Director is responsible for helping build strong state parties in order to elect Democrats from the State House to the White House.  The ASDC Executive Director supports and educates State Party Chairs, Vice Chairs, Executive Directors and their staff on how to build and execute effective State Party operations and high level campaign activities.  This position works closely with the Executive Committee of the ASDC and reports to the ASDC President and CEO of the Democratic National Committee (DNC).

    Tasks include but are not limited to:

    • The Executive Director will direct the budgeting and financial management, personnel supervision, and coordination of efforts cross departmentally.
    • The Executive Director will oversee the execution of four ASDC full membership meetings a year as well as corresponding trainings.
    • Provides advice and guidance to optimize the effectiveness of the ASDC and all other aspects of association operations.
    • The Executive Director will also work in to assist state parties with Democratic National Convention questions and serve as a planning and preparation liaison with all Democratic State Parties.
    • Execution of special projects as needed.

    About You:

    • The ideal candidate will be a team player, energetic, and a self-starter who possesses sound organizational skills, pays strict attention to detail, with the ability to meet tight deadlines.
    • Experience working on political campaigns and, preferably, for a Party organization or progressive cause.
    • Significant amount of travel and strong technical, writing, staff management, interpersonal communication and public speaking skills.
    • Must possess excellent oral/written communication skills; presentation skills.
    • Strong interest and experience in politics, party building and/key Democratic Party issues.
    • Strong analytical skills with a proven ability to produce astute political judgments.
    • Demonstrated competency in handling several tasks, simultaneously.
    • Excellent verbal and strong written skills.
    • Experience with VAN, NGP and QuickBooks needed.
    • Bachelor’s Degree.

    Resumes should be emailed to dncjobs@dnc.org with subject line "ASDC Executive Director."

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

  • Digital Production and Development Assistant

    Digital
    Washington, DC

    Big Picture Responsibilities:

    The Democratic National Committee is looking to hire a Digital Production Assistant to help run one of the largest and most active digital programs in the country. In this position, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining beautiful webpages and elegant user experiences for Democrats across the country, getting written communications from Democratic leaders -- up to and including President Obama, Vice President Biden, and the First Lady -- to millions of Democratic supporters, and you'll be involved in the optimization and analytic operations of the Democratic Party.

    This is an entry-level position, but we're looking for someone who wants to be the next Democratic digital star, and if you are willing to learn and work really long hours, we will give you the opportunity to become that. This position reports to the Director of Email, but will work with others in the Technology and Digital Departments to design and develop email and web properties.

    Tasks include but are not limited to:

    • Be on point for setting up and sending email from Democratic leaders to one of the largest supporter lists in politics.
    • Producing clean, professional user experiences on tight timelines, and with coordination across our engineering team and non-technical departments.
    • Keeping code clean, well-documented and ensuring performance across browsers.
    • Managing a variety of projects and portfolios from start to finish.
    • Assisting in the management of an email calendar, and ensuring complicated initiatives come together.
    • Analyzing and reporting the results of emails campaigns.
    • Spotting trends in our data and strategizing on how to use new information.
    • Assisting with and creating email test plans.
    • Meeting deadlines, prioritizing tasks and efficiently communicating in a busy, fast-paced environment.

    About You:

    • Ability to write HTML5 and CSS3 and jQuery, and care deeply about responsive design;
    • Extraordinary attention to detail.
    • Enthusiasm about working to help elect Democrats up and down the ticket;
    • An entrepreneurial and innovative spirit to identify opportunities to implement, execute, and optimize digital strategies

    Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated ability to multitask.
    • Familiarity with an email tool like Blue State Digital, ActionKit, Salsa, Convio or similar;
    • WordPress or Expression Engine (as a developer and a user);
    • Digital organizing and fundraising;
    • JavaScript frameworks and libraries

    To apply, please complete the Digital Production and Development Assistant Application

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

  • Deputy Director of Marketing

    Marketing
    Washington, DC

    Big Picture Responsibilities:

    The Deputy Director of Marketing will work closely with the Director of Marketing, the Marketing team, and DNC staff to execute an effective direct marketing program targeted at the DNC’s grassroots donors.

    Tasks include but are not limited to:

    • Responsible for all activities related to conceptualizing and implementing direct marketing strategy and achieving direct marketing targets.
    • Responsible for direct marketing research and planning.
    • Responsible for directing and managing the day-to-day activities of the direct marketing staff.
    • Provides support in the area of direct marketing strategy and management.
    • Helps develop and implement the annual direct marketing plan and the strategies, tactics and resources necessary to achieve established goals. Able to assess the DNC’s direct marketing needs.
    • Meet regularly with the Director of Marketing to establish direction and priorities, and goals and targeted objectives which includes accountability. Participate in strategic planning and standard setting for the Marketing department.
    • Work with Director of Marketing to develop direct marketing and promotional materials in adherence to the DNC standards and guidelines.
    • Create and maintain an institutional direct marketing reporting function that can track, measure and analyze performance.
    • Ensure all direct marketing strategies are communicated and executed, support direct marketing plan objectives.
    • Track all campaigns to make sure they are within budgeted goals.

    Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Political Science or a related discipline.
    • 5-7 years relevant work experience
    • Broad functional experience in areas of strategic planning and direct marketing, and promotions/activities.
    • Self-motivated, innovative, works independently, multi-tasks, with ability to prioritize work.
    • Considerate of all persons and able to work with others, positive attitude, outgoing personality.
    • Excellent organization and time management skills.
    • Successful history of developing effective direct marketing campaigns.
    • Excellent strategic thinking abilities.
    • Experience managing budgets.
    • Experience analyzing results within a data driven marketing program.
    • Exceptional oral and written communication skills with acute attention to detail.
    • Excellent editing and proofreading skills.
    • Strong project management skills with the ability to assess processes and implement change to improve quality and efficiency.
    • Ability to work long hours and under pressure while balancing multiple tasks and priorities.

    Resumes should be emailed to WardC@dnc.org with subject line "Deputy Director of Marketing."

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

  • Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    Chief Executive Officer
    Washington, DC

    Big Picture Responsibilities:

    The Executive Assistant to the CEO is primarily responsible for serving as the point person and is the primary liaison between DNC staff and the CEO's Office. The Executive Assistant is responsible for all logistics, special and miscellaneous projects. The Executive Assistant must be professional, a self-starter, detailed oriented, meticulous, well organized, highly motivated, and have good writing skills.

    Tasks include but are not limited to:

    • Working closely with the DNC departments and external organizations to coordinate and facilitate briefings.
    • Responsible for the administrative management of the CEO’s office.
    • Special projects as assigned.
    • Process payment of invoices for certain services and vendors.
    • Work with outside groups such as the White House and other external parties.
    • Serve as liaison between staff and the CEO, as appropriate.
    • Ability to provide research support.
    • Detail oriented managing and maintaining of CEO’s schedule and briefing materials
    • Project management when specialized projects are placed in the CEO Department
    • Writing of speeches, talking points and social media for the CEO where appropriate
    • Management of the CEO's contacts and interaction both internally and externally at DNC
    • Organizing CEO communications- CEO report, All Staff meetings, emails to staff

    Job Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree is required
    • Previous experience in project management or as an Executive Assistant preferred
    • Campaign experience preferred

     

    Resumes should be emailed to dncjobs@dnc.org with subject line "Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)."

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

  • Native American Community Engagement Desk

    Community Engagement
    Washington, DC

    Big Picture Responsibilities:

    The Community Engagement Desk(s) will work closely with the Director of Community Engagement, the Community Engagement team as well as DNC staff to build and implement effective outreach to Native Americans and other various constituencies.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Conducts stakeholder analysis, community outreach and engagement, key message development, communication planning and execution, and logistical coordination for delivery and deployment of outreach efforts.
    • Tracks planning, execution, community outreach and engagement and impact of multiple complex change initiatives.
    • Cultivates relationships with key constituencies and facilitates involvement as it relates to Committee objectives.
    • Develop and write comprehensive community engagement strategy plans for implementation.
    • Analyzing local political trends, performing necessary research and preparing background materials and documents.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Community Engagement.

    Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience).
    • Well-honed engagement and outreach skills, including at least three (3) years of campaign, organizational and/or equivalent experiences, with proven ability to handle multiple tasks successfully
    • An advanced understanding of and demonstrated experience working with progressive leaders and groups.
    • Proven effectiveness to clearly communicate what is expected of key stakeholders at all levels.
    • Demonstrated competency in handling several tasks, simultaneously.
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office tools to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Excellent verbal and strong written skills.

    Resumes should be emailed to dncjobs@dnc.org with subject line "Native American Community Engagement Desk."

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

  • Video Research Associate

    Research
    Washington, DC

    Responsibilities:

    The Video Research Associate is responsible for assisting the video and research team with ongoing media monitoring and rapid response requests. They have a responsibility to perform in the following areas:

    • Possess a strong knowledge of current events including GOP leadership, opposition and right-wing activity, U.S. Congress, and activity around the upcoming campaign cycles
    • Quickly view, analyze and format news clips and raw video content
    • Monitor and extract key points from local and national news and other multimedia sources.
    • Compile press clips and media coverage reports
    • Some late nights and off hour work will be required
    • Light video editing as needed, but previous experience editing video is not required
    • Perform additional specific research responsibilities, as directed

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and basic understanding of video files and formats
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Cunning attention to detail and strong organizational skills
    • Ability to take direction, ask questions and quickly learn new tasks and databases
    • Self-motivated with the ability to meet time sensitive deadlines
    • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and balance long-term needs and short-term tasks.
    • Ability to keep up with the 24 hour news cycle and familiarity with cable news
    • Experience with media monitoring services is a plus
    • Experience with Lexis-Nexis is preferred and familiarity with social media is helpful
    • Bachelor’s degree is preferred and political research, campaign, or government experience is a plus
    • Spanish language skills welcome

    Resumes should be emailed to ResumesR@dnc.org with subject line "Video Research Associate."

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

The Democratic National Committee (DNC), is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The DNC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. The DNC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.