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Deputy Communications Director

PA Democratic Party

PA Democratic Party

Marketing & Communications
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Deputy Communications Director

Job Location: Philadelphia, PA

Reports to: Deputy Communications Director

The Pennsylvania Democratic Party and Biden for President are seeking a talented Deputy Communications Director for the 2024 general election. The ideal candidate is committed to the mission of electing President Biden, Vice President Harris, Senator Bob Casey and Democrats up and down the ballot.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Communications Director with strategic planning for key campaign moments and longer term goals

  • Manage team of Press Secretaries and oversee multiple workstreams in coordination with other departments on the day-to-day execution of communications plans

  • Provide detailed edits and approvals on communications team deliverables, including but not limited to: press releases, advisories, and opinion content

  • Work with national and local reporters to pitch and shape stories and help oversee local TV and radio booking

  • Oversee execution of press events and high profile principal and surrogate travel

  • Oversee surrogate prep for interviews, including managing compilation of talking points, remarks, and other necessary preparation materials

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Multiple campaign cycles working in political communications

  • Excellent writing skills and an interest in long and short form writing

  • Experience managing multiple direct reports

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects at once

  • Ability to work both independently as well as part of a team

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Effective communication skills and experience staffing principals in media settings

  • Familiarity with Pennsylvania’s press corps and media landscape is a plus

Email resumes and cover letter to Jdoyle@joebiden.com

This role is a full time, in person role located in Philadelphia, PA.

The Pennsylvania Democratic Party (PDP), is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The PDP is an equal opportunity employer and 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