Rapid Response Director

Florida /
Florida Democratic Party – Communications /
Full-time
/ On-site
The State Party Rapid Response Director works on the ground to execute communications strategies to hold Republicans accountable during the 2024 election cycle. They will lead local media outreach in their state, coordinate with other state party staff, and work closely with the DNC communications team to plan and execute both short and long term communications plans.

Responsibilities Include

    • Organizing and executing regular press events;
    • Producing and releasing regular written press materials including press-releases, fact sheets, guest columns and other materials as appropriate;
    • Developing relationships with key in-state political reporters;
    • Booking surrogates on local outlets to drive key messages;
    • Briefing in-state talkers and communications stakeholders and produce regular talking point distribution to communications allies in-state;
    • Identifying and briefing surrogates to share personal stories in local earned media.

Required Specific Skills & Qualifications

    • Excellent writing ability and research comprehension;
    • Social media fluency;
    • Strong work ethic and;
    • Ability to succeed in fast-paced environments, meet deadlines, and solve problems.
    • Minimum of 2 years of related experience, preferably in political communications;
    • Experience with online communications and research tools;
    • Strong work ethic and;
    • In-state and on-the-record experience preferred.

    • Position is based in Florida
    • 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
This position collaborates closely with the DNC HQ communications team.
 
The Florida Democratic Party offers a competitive salary and benefit package with the opportunity for growth. Position salary is negotiable and based on experience. Position includes full health, dental, and vision benefits.
 
This is a full-time position and available immediately.