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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.

Senior Development Consultant

Democracy NC seeks a part-time (up to 25 hours per week) Senior Development Consultant to provide strategic guidance for and implementation of the organization’s fundraising programs. This position will oversee the continuity of fundraising during our period of interim leadership, with an emphasis on the supervision of two full-time staff responsible for individual donor stewardship and solicitation. Click here to read more and learn how to apply.

Communications Director

The Communications Director is responsible for managing Democracy North Carolina’s external communications, including traditional media, public relations, and digital communications. This role leads the development and implementation of communication strategies for all Democracy NC programs and campaigns to build public awareness of and favorability toward the organization’s external goals and increase the organization’s exposure to target audiences, including the public, media, and public officials. This position works collaboratively with the organization’s executive, development, advocacy, operations, and organizing teams to develop research-based messaging, coordinate traditional and digital media strategies, create educational materials, and craft messages and stories that motivate advocates and the public to take action. Click here to read more and learn how to apply.

Western NC Regional Managing Organizer (RMO)

Each RMO is responsible for locating, training, and activating African Americans, other underrepresented citizens, and their allies who are interested in understanding and using the political process for empowerment and positive change. RMOs develop relationships and build a base of dedicated grassroots volunteers who take action and lead campaigns. The Western Regional Managing Organizer is based in Asheville, in the Buncombe regional office, and works in no more than 6 additional, assigned counties. 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.