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Latino Engagement District Director

DCCC

DCCC

Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Reports To: Latino Engagement Manager

Department: Cycle of Engagement

Work Location: CO-08

Job Type: Full-Time, Salary Exempt

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Position Summary: The DCCC is seeking an experienced Latino Engagement District Director to work on competitive congressional races in the Colorado 8th congressional districts for the 2024 cycle. This role will work closely with DCCC Engagement Directors and Organizing Leadership to engage, persuade, mobilize, and turnout Latino voters. They are responsible for building relationships with community leaders and activist groups, growing grassroots infrastructure, and managing voter registration efforts.

This position is part of a collective bargaining unit

Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing cultural ties in the Colorado 8th or California 13th congressional districts, growing existing regional infrastructure, and cultivating diverse political relationships through 1:1s with local party leaders, community leaders, grassroots organizers, and key activists. This includes attending local meetings with activists and activist groups and planning and executing community outreach events
  • Managing coordination regularly with congressional campaign leadership and DCCC organizing and engagement department leadership to ensure that the engagement program is supported by and integrated into the overall campaign strategy
  • Training and hosting voter registration events focused on the Latino community to close the registration gap through various tactics such as hotspot voter registration or door-to-door outreach efforts
  • Building and implementing systems for volunteers to successfully meet daily goals for capacity building and direct voter contact, as well as to maintain data integrity
  • Identifying and recruiting local validators and managing a storybank program
  • Hosting and recruiting volunteers for culturally inclusive events that include phone banks, canvasses, friend banks, organizing meetings, and voter registration events
  • Other department responsibilities as needed
Requirements
  • Understanding of universe targeting and metrics related to voter contact and volunteer outreach.
  • Ability to work within diverse communities and experience organizing Latino voters.
  • Fluency in Spanish is preferred, but not required.
  • 2+ cycles of campaign organizing experience is strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience recruiting, training, and managing volunteers on electoral or issue campaigns in a paid staff capacity is required.
  • Commitment to establishing a culture of respect and community.
  • Proficiency in VAN or PDI, Microsoft Office Suite, and Google Docs.
  • Access to a vehicle or other, reliable means of transportation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines under pressure and problem solve effectively and creatively.
  • Draws from team members’ strengths, empowering them to maximize their talents; contributes where needed to achieve and exceed goals; mentors and guides colleagues with regular feedback and recognition; clearly lays out vision and expectations to the team.
  • 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.
  • Dedication to electing Democratic members to the House of Representatives.

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 America 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
$66,000.00 - $78,000.00 a year