Special Projects Director

Location: DC

Department: Field

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Special Projects Director
Reports To: National Field Director

About the DCCC: The DCCC is the official national Democratic campaign committee charged with electing Democrats to the U. S. House of Representatives. The DCCC recruits Democratic candidates and supports Democratic campaigns – both challengers and Democratic incumbent Members – with a variety of services including field operations, fundraising support, communications assistance, research support and management consulting. In addition, the DCCC’s Independent Expenditure supports these campaigns with television, radio and other voter contact efforts. The DCCC is supported by the contributions of individuals and organizations, along with Democratic Members, from throughout the country. We look for talented and hard-working campaign professionals who are committed to electing more Democrats and taking back the House majority.

Position Summary: The DCCC is hiring a Special Projects Director for the 2018 campaign cycle. The SPD is responsible for developing and implementing special projects for the National Field Team. The SDP will develop and manage tracking systems to ensure priorities, products, and tools are executed across all national regions and congressional districts. They will work with the GOTV Director to coordinate program logistics, vendors, and in-house field products for the committee’s “Get Out the Vote” operation. The SPD will coordinate interdepartmentally with Human Resources and the Operations Departments to ensure smooth operational standards in-district. Travel and deployments to districts to support campaigns should be expected. The ideal applicant is highly organized with a proven ability to multitask, pay attention to detail, have a great sense of humor and passion for campaigns as well as a commitment to winning House seats.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Have at least two years of experience working on political campaigns, with national allied organizations, or other relevant experience;
  • Previous field experience preferable;
  • Highly organized, with organizational skills and ability to meet strict deadlines required;
  • Team-oriented personality with can-do attitude; must be energetic, creative, motivated, and able to function productively and effectively in a multitasking and fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills required, with an attention to detail;
  • Willingness to assist on other projects as needed;
  • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule;
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office tools including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and programs such as QuickBase;
  • A high level of self-motivation and proven ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, and follow through on all projects;
  • Other duties as needed

 

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The DCCC is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that makeup our country and the Democratic Party. Working towards the goal of a diverse DCCC, our policy extends to both Staff and Consultants.

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