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Digital Communications Strategist

DCCC

DCCC

Marketing & Communications
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Reports To: Digital Communications and Creative Director

Department: Communications

Work Location: In-Office (DC Headquarters)

Job Type: Full-Time, Salary Exempt

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Position Summary: The Digital Communications Strategist will be an integral member of the team and will help lead online communications for the DCCC. The ideal candidate will have previous campaign and/or Capitol Hill experience and possess a high degree of organization. The Digital Communications Strategist must have a desire to work in a fast-paced environment. They must also be a team player and believe that no job is too big or too

This position is part of a collective bargaining unit.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Produce organic content & programming on the DCCC's Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and YouTube channels, including rapid response and evergreen content.
  • Identify, recommend, and implement new digital media strategies - demonstrating an understanding of the fluid nature of digital communications and platforms.
  • Develop content for Digital Tipsheets and Toolkits to be dispersed amongst Democratic House campaigns, influencers, and relevant digital partners.
  • Identify opportunities for digital growth and implement those strategies.
  • Work in tandem with the DCCC’s in-house Creative Team on long-term and short-term multimedia projects, often with an eye toward using those projects to garner earned media in competitive districts.
  • Work with members of the Digital Communications & Creative teams to engage influencers as it relates to the House battlefield.
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned.
Requirements
  • 2-3 years of either communications or digital storytelling experience. Understanding of strategic messaging and strong writing skills for all social platforms.
  • Fluency in a wide variety of social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Threads, YouTube and TikTok.
  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to draft social copy quickly for rapid response purposes.
  • Experience in video editing and graphic design are a plus.
  • A 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.

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
$52,000.00 a year