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Credentials Assistant

2024 Democratic National Convention Committee

2024 Democratic National Convention Committee

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024


From August 19-22, 2024, Democrats from all over the country will gather together in the City of Chicago to participate in the Democratic National Convention, where we will nominate President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris for re-election. The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) is assembling a diverse team with skills in community engagement, event logistics, finance, operations, IT, and more. The DNCC team will oversee and deliver on all aspects of the planning and execution of this Convention, from housing the delegates to convening Platform Committee meetings to producing the Convention’s live programming, which will be seen by hundreds of millions of people around the world.


The Credentials department is charged with the design and printing of Convention credentials as well as setting a distribution system for 2024 Democratic National Committee Convention attendees. Its responsibilities include: selecting a printer; ensuring through its design that the credential is secure and tamperproof; determining the access levels inside the Convention venue; developing and managing a computer reservation system for distribution; initiating invitation letters from the DNC Chair and collecting responses; and managing the backstage and podium access controls during Convention week. In addition to the Convention credentials, its print and distribution responsibilities include pre- and post-Convention credentials, passes for suites, and other function spaces inside the Convention venue.


  • The Credential Assistant reports directly to the Director for Credentials


  • The Credentials Assistant provides support to the Director of Credentials, Deputy Directors of Credentials and the Credential Staff by:
  • Coordinating and managing interns and volunteers.
  • Coordinating all departmental staff meetings.
  • Working with staff to maintain archival documents.
  • Working with directors and other staff on various special projects.


  • Outstanding interpersonal and writing skills.
  • Strong sense of teamwork to foster team building and provide excellent customer service to other DNCC teams.
  • Strong attention to detail and effective organizational skills.
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, remain calm in difficult situations, and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and represent the director and department in a professional, welcoming, and responsive manner.
  • Demonstrated desire to step into various roles as needed.


The DNCC will mainly operate out of the Headquarters Office, but will also maintain a number of satellite offices and additional venues. All of these spaces are professional office environments, and will require the operation of office equipment such as computers, phones, and copy machines. This position mainly uses an assigned workstation but may require movement or maintaining a stationary position for short or long periods of time. Employees may be asked to do tasks requiring dexterity or lifting items weighing up to 10 lbs. All employees may request a reasonable accommodation to perform their job tasks.



TRAVEL: There is no travel expected for this position.

FLSA ELIGIBILITY: This is a non-exempt position under the FLSA.

SALARY & BENEFITS: The anticipated starting salary for this position is $55K. The DNCC offers a benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, and disability and life insurance.

COVID-19 Policy

To center the safety and well-being of our teams, The DNCC requires all employees to be "up to date" on COVID-19 vaccination status as prescribed by the CDC as a condition of employment, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law. If you seek a reasonable accommodation in relation to the DNCC’s COVID-19 policy, you should speak to the HR team prior to reporting to an office location.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC), 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 is best able to deliver a Convention that reflects the values and diversity of our Party and Country. The DNCC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The DNCC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

Reasonable Accommodation

The Democratic National Convention Committee is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, the DNCC will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations for the hiring process. If a reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact hr@demconvention.com.