Coordinated Campaign Deputy Communications Director

Deadline:

Full Time

Coordinated Campaign Deputy Communications Director

 

The Minnesota DFL Coordinated Campaign is seeking a Deputy Communications Director who will be responsible for helping to plan and execute an earned media strategy to help elect Democrats up and down the ballot. The ideal applicant is a self-starter with multiple cycles of campaign communications experience. We are looking for folks with various backgrounds and experience dedicated to building a team that looks like America. If you are interested in a Deputy Communications Director role in Minnesota for the 2024 election cycle, please submit your resume to Ron Harris at [email protected].

 

This is a full-time position through the 2024 election cycle (exact end date to be determined) and is based in the Twin Cities.

 

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Helps to develop and implement the statewide communications plan with the communications director, and work with all members of the team to oversee its completion.
  • Oversee communications events programming
  • Provide strategic guidance and support to the communications team; oversee and directly manage coalitions media staff.
  • Work with reporters and serve as an on-the-record record spokesperson.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 2-3 cycles of campaign communications experience
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience working with reporters and pitching stories
  • Committed to electing Democrats up and down the ballot


Salary & Benefits:

The pay range is $7,000 – $7,500 per month commensurate with experience. Employees of the DFL are paid on a bi-weekly basis and receive a competitive benefits package including health care and dental.

 

COVID Addendum: While many meetings and events can still happen virtually or over the phone, Coordinated Campaign staff is expected to work in-person, within reason and with safety precautions in place.

Diversity and Inclusion: The Minnesota DFL is an equal-opportunity employer. The DFL Party is committed to including groups historically underrepresented due to race/ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, and/or ability. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented and marginalized communities to apply.

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