Democratic National Convention Committee: Deputy Director for Allied Group Outreach




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Democratic National Convention Committee



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From August 19-22, 2024, Democrats from all over the country will gather together in the City of Chicago to participate in the Democratic National Convention, where we will nominate President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris for re-election. The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) is assembling a diverse team with skills in community engagement, event logistics, finance, operations, IT, and more. The DNCC team will oversee and deliver on all aspects of the planning and execution of this Convention, from housing the delegates to convening Platform Committee meetings to producing the Convention’s live programming, which will be seen by hundreds of millions of people around the world.

The Political & Coalitions team is responsible for developing and implementing the outreach strategy with state parties, federal, state and local elected officials, sister committees, as well as a diverse group of allied partners. The team works in close coordination with all stakeholders and serves as their main point of contact for all their convention needs and activities. The Political & Coalitions team will also ensure that all entities are kept up to date on convention activities and are prepared to travel in Chicago in August. 

The Deputy Director reports to the Senior Director for Political and Coalitions Outreach

- Build close working relationships with national allied groups, including but not limited to constituency, policy, and campaign organizations, as well as nonprofit and private sector groups traveling to Chicago for convention
- Lead tracking of allied groups requests, needs and questions across DNCC teams
- Liaise with other DNCC team (leadership, communications, venues and logistics) to facilitate cross-functional coordination on behalf of the Political & Coalitions team
- Lead on DNCC events and logistics, prepare briefing materials and memos
- Other duties as assigned

- Experience engaging senior principals across diverse national stakeholders and allied groups, as well engaging with high-level political, nonprofit, and private sector leaders
- Ability to exercise good judgment, and represent the Political & Coalitions team as thought leaders and partners at all times
- Strong organizational, communication, creative thinking and writing skills 
- Strong problem solving and decision making
- Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
- Experience working across multiple teams and ability to juggle multiple tasks 
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and represent DNCC in a professional, welcoming, and responsive manner
- Flexibility and openness to evolving responsibilities
- Proficiency working in Google Suite 

**TRAVEL: **This job may require occasional travel—less than 10%

The DNCC will mainly operate out of the Headquarters Office, but will also maintain a number of satellite offices and additional venues. All of these spaces are professional office environments, and will require the operation of office equipment such as computers, phones, and copy machines. This position mainly uses an assigned workstation but may require movement or maintaining a stationary position for short or long periods of time. Employees may be asked to do tasks requiring dexterity or lifting items weighing up to 10 lb

**ANTICIPATED START DATE: **April 16, 2024
**LOCATION: **Chicago, IL
**SALARY & BENEFITS: **The anticipated starting salary for this position is $110,000. The DNCC offers a benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance.
**HOW TO APPLY: **Please go to to apply. 

**_COVID-19 Policy_**
_To center the safety and well-being of our teams, The DNCC requires all employees to be "up to date" on COVID-19 vaccination status as prescribed by the CDC as a condition of employment, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law. If you seek a reasonable accommodation in relation to the DNCC’s COVID-19 policy, you should speak to the HR team prior to reporting to an office location._

**_Equal Opportunity Employer_**
_The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC), is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that is best able to deliver a Convention that reflects the values and diversity of our Party and Country. The DNCC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The DNCC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited. _

**_Reasonable Accommodation_**
_The Democratic National Convention Committee is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, the DNCC will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations for the hiring process. If a reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact [email protected]._