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Democracy North Carolina is growing.

Working at Democracy North Carolina means you are part of a highly inclusive team focused on achieving short-term results that bring about long-term change. We are headquartered right outside of Durham and 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.

Freelance Graphic Designer 

Democracy NC is seeking a freelance graphic designer to support Democracy North Carolina’s communications external design efforts on a contract basis. Initial projects will focus on developing updated graphic designs and templates around the organization’s new branding, with possible future projects around content creation on an as-needed basis. Learn how to apply here.

Digital Campaigns Associate

The Digital Campaigns Associate is the primary staff person responsible for communications support and digital strategy around the organization’s internal and external programs (e.g. Get Out the Vote, Election Protection, Elections Advocacy). This includes creating content and providing technical support/expertise for trainings and events, as well as supporting our online advocacy through the creation of text and email campaigns. They will also work on internal technical training and skill building/skill sharing with staff. The Digital Campaigns Associate is part of Democracy NC’s communications team and reports to the Communications Director. Learn how to apply here.

Dem Summer Internships


Democracy Summer is a staple of Democracy North Carolina’s grassroots legacy. For 24 years, Democracy Summer has centered and enriched the lives of civically engaged student-leaders.  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.

This paid internship is a strong opportunity for students across the state to begin or continue their passion with community and political engagement.

The application for the 2023 cohort of Democracy Summer is now closed.

Organizing Internship Application

Apply for an organizing role today!