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Operations Assistant, Independent Expenditures

Reports To:

DCCC IE Director of Operations

About the DCCC: 

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (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 will be hiring an Operations Assistant. This individual will be part of the DCCC’s Independent Expenditure Program, which operates independently of congressional candidates and of the DCCC’s campaign operation. The IE Operations Assistant will work with the IE Director of Operations to manage the IE budget and ensure all expenditures comply with Federal Election Commission reporting regulations and internal accounting standards. Specific job duties include, but are not limited to:

Responsibilities Include:

  • Supporting the objectives of the IE team;
  • Processing invoices to ensure FEC compliance;
  • Producing timely reports and activity summaries;
  • Working with program consultants and vendors on invoice/billing-related issues;
  • Providing additional administrative support as needed by program.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Work experience preferred;
  • Avid interest in working in a fast-paced, political environment;
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and other database systems;
  • Comfortable managing information systems and building relationships;
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills;
  • Ability to multi-task;
  • Operates well under pressure;
  • Extremely organized;
  • Pays exceptional attention to detail;
  • Willingness to work long hours, including weekends;
  • Dedication to electing Democratic Members of Congress.

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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