JOBS

DEPUTY DIRECTOR

OF PARTY AFFAIRS

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PARTY AFFAIRS, FLORIDA DEMOCRATIC PARTY

The Florida Democratic Party (FDP) is seeking a Deputy Director of Party Affairs to serve as a strategic asset to FDP’s Party Affairs department. The Deputy will be responsible for communicating with party leaders and helping to plan party events, as well as assisting the Director of Party Affairs with the day-to-day operations of the department. This position is based out of the FDP’s Fort Lauderdale office and will be part of a highly collaborative and friendly team.


DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

    • Serve as staff support for affiliated democratic organizations statewide.
    • Correspond frequently with party and committee leadership.
    • Manage and maintain database of party leaders.
    • Assist with planning and facilitation of small committee meetings as well as annual statewide party conferences.
    • Prepare event materials and meeting documents.
    • Assist with onsite execution of event operations.
    • Assist with state and national delegate selection.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

      • A minimum of 1 cycle of political experience or 2+ years of work experience in a professional setting.
      • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
      • Self-motivation, professionalism and a positive demeanor.
      • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
      • Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills.
      • Extremely organized.
      • Knowledge of Excel, G-Suite and email applications such as Constant Contact.
      • Experience with design applications — Canva, InDesign, Illustrator, etc. a plus.
      • Willingness to work outside of typical business hours, including nights and weekends with approx.  25% travel by car.
      • Ability to speak multiple languages a plus.
      • A strong commitment to Democratic ideals and issues.


      LOGISTICS

      • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable mode of transportation and the ability to travel extensively at times throughout the state for more than a day at a time.
      • Must be able to travel often for several days at a time.
      • Office hours are 9:30 – 6:30, Monday through Friday, however, evening and weekend hours will be needed regularly.
      • Must have the ability to regularly lift and carry 25 lbs.


      SALARY & BENEFITS

      The Florida Democratic Party offers a competitive salary and benefit package with the opportunity for growth, salary range is $38,000 to $48,000 commensurate with experience including excellent insurance paid fully by the employer.


      Please send a resume, three references, and writing samples to jobs@floridadems.org with your name and the job you are applying for in the subject line.


      The Florida Democratic Party is committed to hiring an inclusive, diverse staff. We are 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, sexual orientation, ethnic identity, or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.

      Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and three references in one PDF document to jobs@floridadems.org with the position title in the subject line.​ Please note that formats other than PDF will not be accepted. Qualified applicants will be called for the next step of the hiring process.


      The Florida Democratic Party is committed to hiring an inclusive, diverse staff. The FDP 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, sexual orientation, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.

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