ASDC: Best Practices Institute Training Associate at The Democratic National Committee

Washington, DC HQ (Possible Remote)

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The Association of State Democratic Committees’ mission is to help build strong state parties in order to
elect Democrats from the State House to the White House. To accomplish this goal, the ASDC focuses exclusively on the current and future needs of State Democratic Parties. It acts as a service organization dedicated to supporting and educating its members, State Party executive directors and staff. For more information, please visit

This position is based in DC, with the possibility of remote work. Reports to Training Director of the Association of State Democratic Committees, Democratic National Committee. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled


    • Supports in training Democratic Party leaders, staff, and activists on a variety of campaign tools and strategy.
    • Assists in the editing and design of all training curriculum.
    • Assists in the planning, development, and execution of all training events.
    • Responsible for managing logistical elements of training events and programs (both virtual and in-person).
    • Responsible for the management of Legacy Files and Victory Vault resource databases.
    • Responsible for managing all Training Department scheduling, logistics, budgeting, and contracts. 
    • Responsible for organizing process and workflow for the Training Department. 
    • Responsible for managing internal and external communications for the Training Department including monthly newsletter correspondence.   
    • Assists in all other tasks as designated by the Training Director and Deputy Training Director.

Skills and Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
    • Commitment to the Democratic National Committee and its core values;
    • 1-2 years of experience in a state or local Democratic Party is strongly preferred. Campaign experience is also highly desirable.
    • Ability to meet multiple deadlines and work in a fast paced environment.
    • Must possess excellent written communication skills. 
    • A strong background in operations, including logistics management, large scale event planning, coordination, and implementation is preferred. 
    • Must have a strong work ethic, be a team player, and be solutions oriented.
The starting salary for the BPI Training Associate position is $48,000, on an annualized basis, commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position is eligible for overtime wages. This is a full time position, based in Washington, DC, with the possibility of remote work.

The DNC offers a generous benefit package, including:
- More than 30 days of paid time off, including Federal holidays, vacation, 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 4% 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 employee and dependents.

Physical Requirements:
The DNC is committed to supporting employees of varying abilities and to providing reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to succeed at the DNC. The requirements of this role, related to its physical demands, described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

All DNC employees must be able to operate a computer and use a cell phone. For roles at the DNC that include frequent business travel expectations, we can discuss reasonable alternatives to travel in some instances. Most roles also require communicating with key external stakeholders of the organization in person, via the telephone, or via email. We welcome applicants with questions about accommodations to request to speak with our Human Resources Department. When an applicant with a disability requires an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to compete for this position, they may request it in writing by emailing our Human Resources Department.

Essential functions of the role include:
- Working from a computer for long periods of time; and,
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee may also frequently be required to communicate using the telephone, email, and in person with stakeholders.

The DNC requires all employees to be "up to date" on COVID-19 vaccination status as prescribed by the CDC as a condition of employment, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law. If you seek a reasonable accommodation in relation to the DNC’s COVID-19 policy, you should speak to the HR team prior to reporting to an office location.

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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