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Merchandise Assistant

Democratic National Committee

Democratic National Committee

Wilmington, DE, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024
The Democratic National Committee is hiring a Merchandise Assistant to manage the Biden Victory Fund online store, the DNC’s online store, and general merch operations. You will be responsible for assisting with project managing the full life cycle of merchandise, from initial idea to creation and promotion, working closely with the direct marketing, email, design, partnerships, and content teams at the DNC and Biden campaign. The Merchandise Assistant will report to the Director of Merchandise within the DNC’s Mobilization team.

What You'll Do: Responsibilities

  • Work with the Merchandise Director, the design team, and external vendors to create Biden-Harris and DNC merchandise;
  • Track expenses, invoices, and inventories related to online stores and merchandise;
  • Assist in managing the vetting of merchandise materials for the online stores;
  • Support the promotion of merchandise across channels and teams such as email, ads, organizing, coalitions, and social;
  • Managing the scheduling of the Merch team and cross-team communication;
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders in ordering merchandise as needed; and,
  • Other duties as assigned to support the department and the DNC's mission.

About You: Qualifications

  • Ideal candidate will be a team player, faster learner, and self-starter; you are willing to work hard to get the job done;
  • You have the ability to work independently and on a team; the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment;
  • You aren’t afraid to ask questions, and you care more about getting the work done than you do about who gets the credit;
  • You possess a creative eye and a strong attention to detail;
The starting salary for the Merchandise Assistant position is $51,000, on an annualized basis, commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a full-time, non-exempt position, which means you will be eligible for overtime pay for hours worked in excess of 40 in a given workweek, and has an end date of November 15, 2024. This position is in the bargaining unit represented by SEIU Local-500. Due to federal campaign finance rules, only U.S. citizens or U.S. green card holders are eligible for this role. See 52 U.S.C. 30121; 11 C.F.R. 110.20(i).”
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;
- Pre-tax Flexible spending account benefits available to employees and dependents.