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Democracy North Carolina is growing.

Working at Democracy North Carolina means you are part of a highly productive team focused on achieving short-term results that bring about long-term change. We are headquartered in Durham, where much of our staff lives, but we also have staff who live and work in cities across the state. Democracy North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer that goes well beyond the requirements of the law to maintain a talented and diverse staff.

Advocacy Director

The Advocacy Director is responsible for determining substantive policy and research priorities, planning and implementing legislative and administrative advocacy strategies, and working closely with staff responsible for the design of organizing and mobilization campaigns in coordination with those strategies. During major election cycles, this department leads the organization’s voter protection programming, which assists voters through a hotline and network of volunteers placed at voting locations. The Advocacy Director is closely involved in joint efforts with coalitional partners and supervises a team of three. Click here to read more and learn how to apply.

Senior Administrative Assistant

The Senior Administrative Assistant reports to two Interim Co-Executive Directors and is responsible for providing high-level administrative support to both of them. The Senior Administrative Assistant builds administrative capacity for the Co-Directors by facilitating clear lines of communication across teams, helping to manage their calendars, and maintaining internal organizational systems. The successful candidate will be highly responsible, detail-oriented, and professional. Click here to read more and learn how to apply.

Development Database Associate

The Development Database Associate provides support to meet annual fundraising goals. The position combines donor communications and coordination with the operational requirements of an electronic fundraising database. The position involves administrative work, fundraising activity, assistance with grant writing and reporting, and EveryAction database management. Additionally, the Development Database Associate is directly involved in special events logistics and implementation, currently virtual. Click here to read more and learn how to apply.


Democracy North Carolina occasionally engages area students in semester-long projects or other internships. As a nonpartisan, non-profit organization, we qualify for inclusion on most college community service lists. We can help you explore the possibility of earning community service or class credits for interning with us. For inquiries in specific departments, please contact the appropriate staff member.

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