Deputy Campaigns Director

Location: Remote
Salary: $100,000-$120,000, based on years of relevant experience 

To Apply:

  • Go to the application form
  • Complete the application questions
  • Submit the requested materials

Job Overview

Are you passionate about reshaping the political landscape and ensuring fair representation for all? The National Democratic Redistricting Committee & Affiliates (NDRC) is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join our powerhouse team as the Deputy Campaigns Director.

The Deputy Campaigns Director will play a key role in aligning electoral strategies with our overarching goal of influencing the balance of power in redistricting. This position involves coordinating political programs, overseeing electoral investments, and establishing collaborative relationships with elected officials and allied groups at both state and local levels. Reporting to the Director of Political and Campaigns, this role will contribute to the development and management of the political budget and strategy, ensuring the NDRC remains at the forefront of the redistricting conversation.

Primary Role & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate overall involvement in political programs across coalitions and allied organizations in a set of target states
  • Oversee electoral investments and programs, including assisting in evaluating efficiency and effectiveness of targeted NDRC political programs, utilizing political research and analytics to advance political objectives, ensuring targeted campaigns are prepared with best practices and current tools, engaging program managers to assess electoral programs, and representing the NDRC at electoral funding tables
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with elected officials, candidates and allied groups on political campaigns at the state and local level; keep external organizations current on political operations
  • Ensure consistent communication to and resourcing of elected officials and in-state allied groups for redistricting
  • Assist with the development and management of the political budget and strategy
  • Oversee NDRC’s endorsement process
  • Represent the NDRC in speaking engagements and prepare executive leaders and/or other key staff members to do so as well

Key Qualifications & Experience

  • At least two to three cycles of working on and managing electoral programs, such as candidate campaigns, coordinated campaigns, grassroots campaigns, non-partisan engagement, or independent expenditures 
  • Track record of building trust and clear lines of communication with a variety of audiences, including partners and elected officials 
  • Commitment to favorably positioning Democrats in the redistricting process 
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain flexible and adaptable as needs and priorities change; experience delivering quality results under multiple deadlines
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to use key information to drive political programs (e.g., polling) 
  • Proven ability to work independently while functioning as part of a team
  • Ability to travel as needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing campaign and program budgets 
  • Experience working with state-level progressive coalitions and coordinated tables 
  • Understanding of, or experience engaging in, the legislative process 
  • Experience engaging in issue advocacy and grassroots lobbying 
  • Issue advocacy or electoral experience engaging communities of color, ethnic minorities, or language minorities
  • Experience reading and analyzing legislation and legal decisions 
  • Experience working remotely with other team members

Additional Information

  • This role is a permanent position (not a cycle hire)
  • The team currently operates remotely, with occasional travel for in-person meetings, team retreats, etc.
    • The organization has a physical office located in downtown Washington, DC that local staff are welcome to work from 
  • Benefits include paid time off, immediate access to the organization’s 401(k) program with a 4% match, health care, dental and vision coverage, along with a stipend for cell phone use
  • Position will remain open until filled. Candidates who apply by end of day February 14, 2024 will be prioritized.

Working Conditions

This is a fully remote position with the possibility to travel to DC for All-Staff Retreats. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to effectively communicate. The employee may be required to sit or stand in a stationary position 50% of the time. This position constantly operates a computer and other office productivity equipment. The NDRC adheres to ADA compliance and guidelines as a common practice

Equal Opportunity & Diversity

The NDRC is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that make up our country. The NDRC 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 NDRC, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a NDRC employee. The NDRC is an equal opportunity employer and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.