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Senior Spokesperson

Democratic National Committee

Democratic National Committee

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2023
The Senior Spokesperson works closely with the Communications Director to craft and execute a strategy for amplifying the DNC, as well as the president’s agenda and holding 2024 Republican presidential hopefuls accountable.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in coordination with the Communications Director to craft and execute the DNC's communications strategy.
  • Work directly with media to pitch and shape coverage.
  • Serve as an on-the-record spokesperson for a variety of issues.
  • Oversee the distribution and quality of written materials such as press releases and statements.
  • Monitor breaking news and identify opportunities to amplify the DNC communication team’s objectives.
  • Other duties as assigned to support the department and the DNC's mission.

Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of experience in political communications, including multiple years of on the record experience in high-pressure environments.
  • An ability and desire to keep up with the news cycle.
  • Previous on the record experience required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills across multiple media.
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment.

Travel:

  • The Senior Spokesperson will require travel, which could be up to 20% of the time.
Salary: The starting salary for the Senior Spokesperson position is $85,000, on an annualized basis, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Benefits:
The DNC offers a generous benefit package, including:
- More than 30 days of paid time off, including Federal holidays, open leave, 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 5% 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.