Tracker Associate

Position Summary:

The Maryland Democratic Party seeks a tracker associate based in Maryland through the 2024 election. The Maryland Democratic Party tracker associate will be responsible for filming and reporting on in-person and remote opposing candidate events and media appearances. They will share details of tracking opportunities on opposing candidates, audio and/or video record events, prepare transcripts on event remarks, and promptly upload audio and/or video to online databases, as well as other research tasks when needed. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Monitoring news clips, blogs, state and county websites, campaign activist websites, and other sources to find and maintain a schedule of tracking opportunities 
  • Confirming event details, candidate attendance, and getting technology ready for events
  • Filming or audio recording each public event
  • Preparing memos and uploading footage on the same day as the event
  • Researching and filming other politically relevant events
  • Recruiting volunteers to assist with tracking training and managing tracking volunteers

Requirements

  • Initiative to work independently and follow through on all projects
  • Excellent time management, planning, troubleshooting, and communication skills
  • Ability to perform duties under pressure and when handling confrontation
  • Flexibility to travel at short notice and availability during evening and weekend hours
  • Excellent writing skills and highly detail-oriented
  • A valid driver’s license and a reliable car to get to and from events
  • Familiarity with video editing is a plus 

Salary is commensurate with experience and the budget necessities of the organization. MDP provides medical, dental, and vision to the employee, and 100% cost of coverage is covered. Paid holidays, generous earned vacation, and sick PTO. 

Application Instructions: 

Applicants should submit their applications through this link (APPLY HERE).