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Deputy Polling Director

Reports To: 

Director of Polling and Modeling

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 voter targeting, 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 Polling Director for the 2018 campaign cycle. The Deputy Polling Director will help oversee the DCCC’s robust in-house polling operation, including helping develop and train staff on best practices of survey design, sampling, fielding, and weighting, and will assist Regional staff in their analysis and interpretation of internal and external polling data. The Deputy Polling Director will also manage vendors and logistics for the DCCC’s modeling programs and play a large role in the integration of polling data across multiple DCCC platforms. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain internal polling and modeling calendars and polling results report
  • Oversee aspects of internal polling and modeling program execution
  • Assist Regionals on polling process and guide them in their analysis of results
  • Manage external modeling and phone vendors and polling and modeling budgets
  • Ensure the highest level of accuracy through rigorous quality control measures
  • Collaborate with external vendors on automation of polling data processing and storage of polling results
  • Other duties as needed

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 1-2 of polling or modeling experience in the political realm
  • Well-versed in survey research theory and methodology
  • Demonstrated ability to identify most important findings from data and communicate results to a diverse, non-technical audience
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to shepherd large scale projects in a fast paced environment
  • Familiarity with web-based voter file tools, such as VAN and Catalist
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Familiarity with SQL, VBA, or additional programming language a plus

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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