Finance Assistant

Washington D.C.
May 03, 2021
Jun 02, 2021
Job Function
Accounting / Finance
Position Type
Full Time
Experience Level

Finance Assistant




End Citizens United and Let America Vote’s Mission: To fix our democracy by getting big money out of politics and protecting the right to vote. We will work to end our rigged political system by electing reform champions, passing meaningful legislative reforms, and elevating these issues in the national conversation. We will work in partnership with these champions to overturn Citizens United, end the unlimited and undisclosed money in politics, and protect and expand the right to vote.




Reports to:  National Finance Director


Position Type: Full-Time Exempt




Job Summary


End Citizens United/Let America Vote is seeking a Finance Assistant to join our Finance Team. The Finance Assistant will work closely with the Finance Team, the National Finance Director, the VP of Political, and the President to support the fundraising activities of the organization and its endorsed candidates.




Primary Responsibilities


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 


  • Assisting the National Finance Director in the day-to-day fundraising operations for the Finance Department


    Maintaining fundraising data 


    Maintaining general inbox communication with ECU/LAV membership


    Donor research and prospecting


    Donor solicitation and stewardship


    Assisting with the solicitation of contributions for endorsed candidates


    Assisting with the writing and design of direct mail, email appeals, and text message fundraising program


    Preparing briefings for fundraising events, fundraising meetings, and fundraising trips


    Preparing regular communications and updates for donors and other stakeholders


    Processing contributions and mail for the finance department


    Assisting with coordinated projects across departments and spearheading internal finance team projects


    Assisting with administrative support for the Finance Department


    Tracking and updating contributions in conjunction with the Compliance Department


    Managing Finance Department interns


    Other duties as needed






To be successful in this role, the Finance Assistant should possess:


  • Strong writing skills


    A detail-oriented approach and strong time management and organizational skills


    Good interpersonal skills and a professional demeanor


    Working knowledge of FEC campaign finance law


    A commitment to getting Big Money out of politics and protecting the right to vote


    Knowledge of NGP, ActBlue, CallTimeAI, Google platforms, Microsoft Excel, and email monitoring software is preferred


    Knowledge and background in design/graphic design is preferred


    Experience in digital fundraising is preferred


    Prior campaign or political fundraising experience is preferred



The hiring salary for this position is $42,000 and comes with a competitive benefits package. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to, subject line: “Finance Assistant.” No calls, please.



Our office and this position are based in Washington, DC; however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all positions are currently working remotely and travel is suspended.



End Citizens United/Let America Vote is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values a multi-cultural, diverse working environment. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply.