Senior Advisor and Independent Expenditure Director
Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee
Washington, DC 20003
The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee's mission is to win Democratic majorities and build Democratic power in state legislatures.
In the 2018 cycle, Democrats flipped over 400 state legislative seats and gained eight new Democratic majorities. This is the most chambers flipped since the 2006 cycle, and the most seats flipped by Democrats in a generation. Nearly 1,250 of the Democrats elected to their state legislatures in 2018 were women, and more than 900 were candidates of color.
As the only organization exclusively committed to electing Democrats to state legislatures all over the country and winning Democratic control of chambers, the DLCC has been working with state legislative leaders for over two decades to invest strategically in state programs and build the Democratic Party from the ground up.
The Senior Advisor and Independent Expenditure Director will design and direct all aspects of the DLCC’s independent spending efforts, collaborate with state and Washington-based national partners interested in winning or defending state legislative majorities through independent spending, and serve as a proactive advocate for the organization and its work with targeted public audiences.
The Senior Advisor and Independent Expenditure Director reports to the Deputy Executive Director, is a member of DLCC’s senior leadership team, and is expected to contribute to organizational stewardship. This position is located in Washington, DC.
The IE Director is expected to model the values of the DLCC:
Independent Expenditure and Accountability Strategy and Management
Relationship & Partnership Management
The requirements, including but not limited to physical demands, described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. All DLCC employees must be able to operate a computer and use a cell phone. Many roles at the DLCC include business travel expectations, and most roles also require communicating with key external stakeholders of the organization in person, via the telephone, or via email.
Essential functions of the role of Senior Advisor and Independent Expenditure Director include:
How to Apply:
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications, within the approved salary band for this position. In addition, the DLCC offers a generous benefit package, including fully paid health/vision/dental insurance, an up to 6% retirement contribution, transit and FSA subsidies, and more.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to jobs(at)dlcc.orgby February 15, 2019. Please reference “Senior Advisor and Independent Expenditure Director” in the subject line. No calls please.
The DLCC is committed to diversity among its staff and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The DLCC 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, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, personal appearance, marital status, family responsibilities, genetic information, or any other legally protected basis. The DLCC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.
Job Type: Full-time
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