Regional Political Directors

Location: United States

Department: Political

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Job: Regional Political Directors

Reports to: Political 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 Regional Political Directors for the 2018 campaign cycle. The Regional Political Director will be responsible for working with both incumbent and challenger/open seat candidates to develop well-funded, well-executed winning campaigns. The Regional Political Director will be responsible for helping identify and train campaign staff to place on campaigns, help write and edit campaign budgets, and work with other DCCC regional staff to execute fundraising plans, political plans, press plans and field plans. The Regional Political Director is also expected to play a role in candidate recruitment.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Identifying and recruiting strong candidates to run for Congress in your assigned region
  • Working closely with local stakeholders and Party leaders in all aspects from recruitment to navigating sensitive political issues.  
  • Directly interact with campaign managers for targeted incumbent and challenger/open seat races.
  • Interface with DCCC Leadership and targeted candidates.
  • Daily responsibility for the performance of targeted campaigns in the RP’s geographic region, including setting and meeting fundraising goals.
  • Work with DCCC Leadership and regional staff to set goals & execute plans for fundraising, field, political, press and research for each assigned campaign.
  • Extensive travel to region to recruit candidates, work with assigned campaigns, attend campaign retreats and for DCCC Leadership travel when applicable.
  • Other duties as needed.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong communication and problem solving skills.
  • Prior campaign management experience at Congressional level or beyond is required.
  • Extensive staff management and team leadership preferred.
  • Ability to travel extensively.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to anticipate and prevent problems.
  • Strong commitment to teamwork.
  • Possess the initiative to work independently and follow through on all projects.

Equal Opportunity/Diversity Policy: The DCCC prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran's status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the DCCC, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a DCCC employee. The DCCC is an equal opportunity employer and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.

DCCC's equal opportunity policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the DCCC, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a DCCC employee, as well as opportunities for Consultants to contract with the DCCC.

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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