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Leadership and Party Affairs Operations Manager

Democratic National Committee

Democratic National Committee

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024
The Leadership and Party Affairs Operations Manager is an administrative and programmatic position that reports to the Deputy Director of Party Affairs and works on the Party Affairs and Delegate Selection team to help execute the organization’s goals. The Operations Manager leads operational projects, oversees processes and systems related to the operations of the Democratic National Committee’s Leadership Office as well as the delegate selection process, National Committee Standing Committee meetings, National Convention Standing Committees, and otherwise supports the work of the Party Affairs Department. Critical for success is an interest in the mission of the DNC, strong sense of personal initiative, respect for the sensitivity and confidentiality of information, and the ability to balance multiple tasks. Additionally, the Operations Manager works closely with the entire Party Affairs team, the Secretary’s Office, the ASDC and the National Convention team.


  • Works across departments to inform colleagues of dates, deadlines and requested deliverables
  • Coordinates DNC Officer appearances and engagement for the DNC
  • Manages the DNC Officers logistical needs
  • Coordinates meeting logistics for DNC and DNCC standing committees with the Secretary’s Office and DNCC team.
  • Develops and maintains department file management system
  • Coordinates across the Party Affairs department to ensure that all team projects have support
  • Assists in team responsibilities as assigned, including review of delegate selection plans, staffing of meetings, providing trainings to other departments and developing written materials for internal and external partners
  • Oversees special projects at the discretion of the Director of Party Affairs and performs other duties as assigned to support the department and the DNC's mission.

Requirements and Skills

  • Experience managing and communicating with high-level principals
  • Enjoys a fast paced working environment, adapts quickly to shifting goals, and understands the sense of urgency
  • Self-motivator with a proactive approach to all types of assignments
  • Communicates effectively with supervisors and team members
  • Works well independently and has a collaborative approach to projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; thoroughness, timeliness, and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent analytical aptitude and a passion for improving organizational processes
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information appropriately
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with employees at all levels.
  • Operates as a team player with the mindset that it is important to offer help to team members on pressing priority projects
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Works well under pressure


  • A Bachelor’s degree or 4 years experience in an office environment
  • Comfortable working across multiple software platforms
  • Based in or willing to move to Washington, DC
The Leadership and Party Affairs Operations Manager position will require travel, which could be up to 15% of the time.
The starting salary for the Operations Manager position is $65,000, on an annualized basis, commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a full-time, exempt position that has an end date of November 15, 2024.