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Pennsylvania, USA
Posted on Monday, July 17, 2023
Job Type

Reports To: National Tracking Director

Department: Research

Work Location: Fully Remote but applicant must work out of: Eastern PA, & Kansas City KS

Job Type: Full-Time, Salary Exempt

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Position Summary:

The Tracker will be responsible for filming and reporting on candidate events, media appearances, and rallies. They will share details of tracking opportunities on targeted candidates, audio and/or video record events, prepare detailed memos on topics covered at events, and promptly upload audio and/or video, as well as other research tasks when needed. Trackers will serve as experts on the races they cover.

This position is part of a collective bargaining unit.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Researching and recommending tracking opportunities
  • Confirming event details, candidate attendance, and getting technology ready for events
  • Filming or audio recording each public event
  • Preparing memos and uploading footage the same day as the event
  • Researching and filming other politically relevant events
  • Reviewing video for research books and backgrounders and bulleting relevant information
  • Acting as an expert on targeted races and recommending strategic messaging changes
  • Collaborating with campaign teams to recruit volunteers to assist with tracking.
  • Recruiting, training, and managing tracking volunteers
  • Initiative to work independently and follow through on all projects
  • Excellent time management, planning, troubleshooting and communication skills
  • Ability to perform duties under pressure and when handling confrontation
  • Flexibility to travel at short notice and availability during evening and weekend hours
  • Excellent writing skills and highly detail oriented
  • A valid driver's license and reliable car to get to and from events
  • Familiarity with video editing a plus
  • Passion for campaigning and politics and a drive to help elect Democratic candidates
  • Proactively fosters an inclusive atmosphere and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Ability to demonstrate multicultural competence – the awareness, knowledge and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant and productive ways
  • Personal and professional commitment to promoting and investing in cross-cultural skills and awareness related to individuals from broad backgrounds, races, ethnicities, religions, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and disability.
  • Proven interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills with the ability to build relationships with staff at all levels

Why You Should Work Here:

  • We recognize and reward hard work
  • A high-quality benefit package for all eligible employees that includes:
  • More than 25 days of paid time off (which includes federal holidays, time off around the holidays, vacation, and sick days)
  • Excellent health, dental, and vision insurance where 100% of the monthly premium is paid for by DCCC for employees, families, and dependents/partners.
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) and Life insurance provided to all DCCC employees, paid for fully by DCCC.
  • Up to 6% retirement employer match contribution
  • Monthly mobile phone stipend
  • Monthly metro benefits (for employees located in the DC region only)
  • Gym Access (for employees located in the DC region only)
  • Opportunity to contribute at a growing, dynamic national political committee working to sustain the Democratic congressional majority to advocate on issues Americans care about most.
  • Learn, develop, and hone professional skills related to running and operating multi-dimensional political campaigns and the operating systems that support the campaigns.
  • Experience working with the largest Democratic battlefield, containing numerous highly competitive campaigns in diverse districts across the nation.
  • Opportunities to expand your network and engage with policy makers, political candidates, Democratic Party leaders and a diverse team of professionals and colleagues.
  • Gain experience in cross-team interaction and exposure to other functions and departments within the DCCC.
  • Equity and inclusion are actively integrated into decisions made at Senior Team and Department levels regarding hiring, contracting, and political strategy
  • Professional Development programming dedicated to personal and professional growth beyond the 2024 election cycle)

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, digital strategy, research support and management consulting. In addition, the DCCC’s Independent Expenditure supports these campaigns with television, radio, digital, 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 professionals who are committed to electing Democrats and protecting the House majority.

Equal Opportunity/Diversity Policy:

DCCC prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), religion, age, disability, actual or perceived gender identity or expression, weight, personal appearance, family responsibilities, genetic information, economic status, genetic information, veteran’s status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 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 DCCC, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a DCCC employee, as well as opportunities for vendors to contract with DCCC. DCCC is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that make up our country and the Democratic Party. Working towards the goal of a diverse DCCC, our policy extends to both staff and vendors.

Diversity Mission Statement:

The diversity mission of DCCC is for DCCC to reflect the diversity of the country, which strengthens the core mission of electing House Democrats. To that end, DCCC strives to create an inclusive environment that cultivates and supports diversity at every organizational level, including its staff, candidates, and contractors.

Salary Description
$56,650.00 a year