Digital Organizing Director

Location: United States

Department: Field

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Digital Organizing 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 Digital Organizing Director for the 2018 campaign cycle. The Digital Organizing Director is responsible for the development, management, and oversight of all aspects of the online grassroots organizing program. Additionally, the Digital Organizing Director will be responsible for coordinating with the Committee’s Digital and Software Development team to develop online tools for the Field Department. This position will also develop and implement online support strategies to help supporters plan and execute house meetings, community organizing events, volunteer activities, and aiding the organizing work of activists across the country. The ideal candidate will understand how to build effective online engagement strategies, 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:

  • Develop and execute comprehensive grassroots organizing social media and online engagement strategy
  • Coordinate with Field, Digital, Training and Communications, to advance committee goals
  • Manage organizing website and coordinate with grassroots organizers and activists to generate new content
  • Manage grassroots organizing content across all social media channels including Facebook and Twitter
  • Monitor and measure performance impact of social media programming efforts, coordinate insights, and manage reporting development and distribution
  • Work closely with Field and Digital to draft content for email communications with grassroots activists
  • Develop and execute online training program in coordination with Training Director

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • At least two campaign cycles of digital experience or comparable work experience
  • Strong writing and creative thinking skills
  • Experience with graphic design for social media and proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator or similar software is a plus
  • Training experience is required
  • Experience with CRMs and CMSs
  • Experience with video editing for web is a plus
  • Previous background in a fast paced metrics driven work environment
  • The ability to work independently and in team settings
  • Demonstrated experience as a self-starter
  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills and ability to work well with members, senior and junior staff, and volunteers
  • Position is based in Washington, D.C.
  • 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.

 

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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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