Deputy Research Director

  • Temporary
  • Telecommute
  • Applications have closed

Website '@texasdemocrats Texas Democratic Party

Deputy Research Director

The Texas Democratic Party is currently seeking applications for Deputy Research Director

  • This role will build or assist building research books, provide rapid response research and messaging support, and as
  • Candidates should have previous experience in political research or law.
  • The Deputy Research Director must be detail-oriented, politically savvy, and motivated to elect Texas Democrats up and down the ballot.
  • The Deputy Research Director will report directly to the Research Director.
  • The position is full-time, remote, and cycle only.

Responsibilities: 

  • Build research books to support Texas Democratic candidates
  • Work with Communications team to fact-check and build press releases and advertisements
  • Monitor news and social media and organize into bullets and clips
  • Vet new hires and other individuals
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Research Director.

Required Skills: 

  • At least one cycle of political research experience or a JD
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines at once
  • Experience team building and motivating team members
  • Highly motivated and committed to electing Democrats in Texas

Preferred Experience: 

  • Legal experience preferred
  • Experience managing staff or interns strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with research tools such as LexisNexis or Vigilant/Ilumis and public records databases strongly preferred
  • Track record of political research success

Start date
As soon as possible
Must be able to start on or before July 15

Employment Type: Cycle
Location: Remote

How to apply:txdem.co/apply-drd