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Deputy Communications Director

Democratic National Committee

Democratic National Committee

Marketing & Communications
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2023
The Deputy Communications Director serves under the DNC’s communications director, and oversees the daily business of the communications department.


  • Helps to develop the communications plan with the communications director, and work with all members of the team to oversee its completion.
  • Coordinate across DNC departments to execute on the DNC’s overall strategy.
  • Approve outgoing content across DNC departments.
  • Other duties as assigned to support the department and the DNC's mission.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 election cycles or 7-10 years of experience working in communications public relations, or public policy development.
  • Previous on the record experience required.
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Motivated, self-starter able to work independently as well as collaboratively with the communications team and all DNC staff to advance communications objectives.
  • Ability to multitask and work under tight deadlines, as well as creatively solve problems and look for efficiencies and ways to improve the DNC's communications and systems.


  • The Deputy Communications Director will require travel, which could be up to 20% of the time.
Salary: The starting salary for the Deputy Communications Director position is $125,000, on an annualized basis, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The Democratic National Committee (DNC), 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 DNC 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 physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. The DNC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.
The DNC 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 DNC’s COVID-19 policy, you should speak to the HR team prior to reporting to an office location.
The DNC offers a generous benefit package, including:
- More than 30 days of paid time off, including Federal holidays, vacation, and personal days;
- Health and dental insurance for employee and dependents;
- 90% paid by the DNC, 10% paid by employee;
- Supplementary vision plans available to employees for purchase;
- Up to a 4% employer match DNC 401(k) plan;
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) available to DNC employees and their dependents at no cost to staff;
- Pre-tax Flexible spending account benefits available to employees and dependents.