Hiring: Office Assistant

The South Dakota Democratic Party is seeking a full-time Office Assistant. 

The Office Assistant is responsible for ensuring efficient and smooth day-to-day operation of the South Dakota Democratic Party Sioux Falls office. 

The Office Assistant will report to the Executive Director and work with the entire team. 

Our Mission:

The South Dakota Democratic Party is working for a South Dakota where there is opportunity and progress for all people – a place where all South Dakotans are treated with dignity and have a chance to go as far as their talents and ambitions will take them. To make this vision a reality, we are working to empower, organize, and elect Democrats at every level in every corner of our state.

Duties include:

  • Respond to questions and requests for information via phone and info email address.
  • Answer incoming calls and assume other receptionist duties.
  • Maintain office supplies by checking inventory and ordering items.
  • Assume responsibility for tracking office equipment.
  • Pick up mail and deliver checks to our accountant. 
  • Receive and direct visitors.
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate clearly and proactively both internally and with external partners and vendors.
  • A commitment to Democratic Party values.
  • A friendly and professional member-first demeanor. 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Detail oriented and comfortable working in a fast-paced office environment.
  • Superior organization skills and dedication to completing projects in a timely manner.

Pay and benefits:

This is a full-time position. Pay will start at $15/hour. Benefits include paid time off, paid federal holidays off, and a healthcare stipend.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter to berk@SDDP.org