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Deputy Communications Director

Democratic National Committee

Democratic National Committee

Marketing & Communications
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2024
The Deputy Communications Director works with the Communications Director to develop the communications plan, and oversees the daily business of the communications department and works with all members of the communications team to ensure the communications plan is executed on. The Deputy Communications Director is also responsible for coordinating across DNC departments to execute on the DNC’s overall strategy.


  • 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.
The starting salary for the Deputy Communications Director position is $120,000, on an annualized basis, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
This is a full-time, exempt position, that may require work on weekends and has an end date of November 15, 2024.
The DNC offers a generous benefit package, including:
- 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.