Deputy Field Director

Location: United States

Department: Field

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Deputy Field 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 Deputy Field Director for the 2018 campaign cycle. The Deputy Field Director (DFD) is responsible for management and oversight of all aspects of the training and resume recruitment programs. Additionally, the DFD will be responsible for coordinating the Committee’s Get Out The Vote (GOTV) programs.  The ideal candidate will understand how to build effective training programs and materials, will be able to manage multiple projects involving numerous stakeholders, helpers, and deadlines, and will have an innate drive not only to meet a high standard of excellence, but to set that standard.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Designing and executing custom trainings for Congressional campaigns across the country
  • Planning for and coordinating multiple all-staff training events in Washington DC and regional all-staff trainings across the country
  • Designing and executing a resume recruitment program that will build a resume bank to support our staffing needs
  • Meticulously tracking both qualitative and quantitative outcomes of programs to identify and anticipate training needs, both within HQ and Congressional Campaigns
  • Manage the National Get Out The Vote program and support the Congressional campaign GOTV programs
  • Establishing, overseeing, and assisting with additional programs and projects as needed to achieve department goals
  • Help maintain and manage relationships with consultants and field vendors
  • Work in conjunction with National Field Director in supporting and managing Regional Field Desks
  • Manage Member Engagement program that coordinates surrogate and GOTV travel with Member Engagement Department
  • Develop, implement, and manage National Fellowship Program

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Have at least three cycles of field experience
  • Strong management and training experience
  • Proficiency in VAN, Excel, and reporting systems
  • Ability to establish a culture of respect and community
  • A record of building strong working relationships
  • Experience managing projects involving stakeholders whom you do not directly manage and who are junior to you, senior to you, as well as your peers
  • Experience assessing the training needs of an audience and creating successful training programs that achieve specific goals, as well as writing training curriculum and delivering interactive, engaging training sessions
  • Position will be based in Washington, D.C.
  • Frequent travel required
  • Works well under intense pressure and deadlines
  • Willing to pitch in to get the job done

Team player attitude and a strong work ethic are required. Cooperation is a must and a mentality of no task too small is mandatory.


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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