Policy Assistant

Location: United States

Department: Member Services

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Position: Policy Assistant

Reports to: Director of Policy

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 Policy Department at the DCCC assists campaigns with policy-related projects, rapid response, debate preparation and other activities.  Ability to multi-task while remaining detail-oriented is a must. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist the Policy Director with scheduling and other Administrative needs.
  • Assist in the formatting, preparation and distribution of policy-related documents, memos, reports, and presentations.
  • Other duties as needed;

Required Skills:

  • Strong commitment to teamwork;
  • Possess the initiative to work independently and follow through on all projects;
  • Familiarity with the House legislative process;
  • Organizational skills and ability to meet strict deadlines required;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
  • Familiarity with Lexis-Nexis;
  • Desire to work on projects throughout organization;

 

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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