Finance Assistant

Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
$42,000
Posted
May 03, 2021
Closes
Jun 02, 2021
Job Function
Accounting / Finance
Position Type
Full Time
Experience Level
Entry-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

     

 

 

Qualifications 

 

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 jobs@endcitizensunited.org, 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.