Career Opportunities

About the Democratic Party of Orange County:

The Democratic Party of Orange County serves more than 560,000 registered Democratic voters in Orange County, California. Orange County is nestled in one of the nation’s largest major metro markets between Los Angeles and San Diego counties, and is home to a rapidly changing multilingual metropolitan region. OC spans approximately 1,000 square miles, with a total population of 3.2 million across 34 cities and unincorporated areas. 

 

Open Positions

Regional Organizer

The Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) announces it is now hiring a Regional Organizer. This is a dynamic, fast-paced workplace environment. This position requires a results-oriented self-starter with excellent collegial teamwork skills and sound personal judgement.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing a field plan in partnership with DPOC staff and leadership
  • Identifying, recruiting, and training volunteers to participate in grassroots activities such as door-to-door canvassing, phone banking and early voting 
  • Training volunteers one-on-one and in group trainings
  • Tracking voter contact results and drafting reports 
  • Planning and managing grassroots activities
  • Coordinating with allied coalitions
  • Generating public awareness by engaging with grassroots community

Qualifications:

  • Goal-orientation and willingness to hold self-accountable
  • Ability to work quickly and cooperatively under pressure and meet deadlines 
  • A team orientation that combines collegiality and creativity to drive and motivate others 
  • Willingness to travel to attend trainings and events, including some evenings and weekends
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Ability to work well with coalitions and the staff and leadership of allied organizations 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to successfully relate to voters and volunteers from a wide range of backgrounds
  • Bilingual Spanish/English or Vietnamese/English strongly preferred

Position open until filled. Submit resume and cover letter to info@ocdemocrats.org

 

Administrative Assistant

The Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) announces it is now hiring for an Administrative Assistant. This is a dynamic, fast-paced workplace environment. This position requires a results-oriented self-starter with excellent collegial teamwork skills and sound personal judgement.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage office operations and procedures, correspondences, and filing systems
  • Manage office maintenance, mailing, shipping, supplies, equipment, bills and errands
  • Monitors budgets for monthly reports
  • Processes invoices, contributions and expenses
  • Organize and schedule meetings and appointments
  • Provide general support to visitors, handle incoming questions or comments
  • Coordinate with IT and other vendors to maintain office equipment
  • Participate actively in the planning and execution of events
  • Ensure security, integrity and confidentiality of data
  • Maintain a safe and secure working environment
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Proven office management, administrative or assistant experience
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritise work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, Powerpoint, Google Drive
  • Knowledge of human resources management practices and procedures
  • Ability to work quickly and cooperatively under pressure and meet deadlines 
  • Willingness to work unusual hours, including some evenings and weekends
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to successfully relate to people from a wide range of backgrounds
  • Bilingual Spanish/English or Vietnamese/English strongly preferred

Position open until filled. Submit resume and cover letter to info@ocdemocrats.org.

 

Leadership Positions

Parliamentarian

The Democratic Party of Orange County announces it seeks a Parliamentarian. Parliamentarians hold a vital responsibility to ensure meetings and votes are conducted fairly and equitably, according to the rules established by the Central Committee in its bylaws.

Parliamentarians are often required to assist organizations with proper conduct of meetings. For the Democratic Party of Orange County, the Parliamentarian must be deeply familiar with Robert’s Rules of Order and the Democratic Party of Orange County’s bylaws. 

The Parliamentarian is required to attend Central Committee and Executive Committee meetings, in addition to any other meetings as needed, where they will advise the Chair as called upon to ensure proper meeting protocol and execution of bylaws. This is a volunteer position.

Requirements

  • At least 5 years of experience conducting meetings using Robert’s Rules of Order
  • At least 5 years of experience working with bylaws, preferably for political organizations
  • A commitment to attend all Central Committee and Executive Committee Meetings
  • Registered Democrat committed to the values of the Democratic Party

To Apply

Interested candidates should send name, phone, email, and summary of related skills to info@ocdemocrats.org

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