Senior Spokesperson

Washington, DC (DNC HQ)
Communications /
Full-time /
On-site
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.