Project Manager

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TheDemocrats Democratic National Committee

Project Manager

The mission of the Mobilization Department at the Democratic National Committee is to bring ordinary people into the heart of the DNC and provide Americans with encouragement, power, and tools to mobilize in their communities.

We organize in all 3,413 counties across the country, through the state parties and from the grassroots, and we seek to impact down-ballot races and build the Democratic resistance to the corrupt, dangerous Trump-Republican agenda and elect Democrats up and down the ballot in 2020.

We are a team of passionate, cross-discipline experts committed to spreading the truth, getting people more deeply involved, and mobilizing grassroots donors to support the party through creative, relentlessly optimized experiences online and offline. Come join us.

About You:
You’re a detail-oriented creative-minded person who is comfortable wearing many hats and never drops a ball.
You thrive in a fast-paced environment, and you love figuring out processes to keep teams cranking out high-quality, impactful work.
You’re comfortable working with vendors and managing logistics for studio and field production.
You have a can-do attitude, a passion for the art of storytelling, and are looking to make an impact on the 2020 election.
You demonstrate diplomatic and pragmatic problem-solving skills.
You’ve got some campaign, progressive, or agency experience.

What You’ll Do:
Support the DNC Video and Design teams and other cross-team projects within the Mobilization Department.
Manage and track production timelines and budgets.
Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope, and within budget.
Develop and stick to a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress.
Assist with coordination of scheduling, equipment, logistics, and travel.
Work in both our in-house studio and out in the field when needed.
Manage paperwork and contracts with outside vendors, locations, and talent (including supporters).
Work closely with the Deputy Chief Mobilization Officer, Design Director, and key project stakeholders during production, planning, and execution.
Participate in team brainstorm meetings.
Manage the creation and maintenance of video and design asset library.
Intake and manage internal requests from DNC staff for creative assets.
Traffic creative assets through approvals processes and ensure cross-team collaboration.

1-3 years of relevant experience in the political, non-profit, or private sector industry.
Superb organizational skills and ability to effectively manage multiple projects at once without dropping a ball.
Strong communication skills and an eagle eye for detail.
Ability to travel when needed.
Experience with project management platforms like Monday/Basecamp/Asana.
Adobe Premiere and After Effects or other video editing skills are a big plus.

The Democratic National Committee (DNC), 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 DNC 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, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The DNC is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The DNC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

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