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Deputy Midwest Finance Director

Democratic National Committee

Democratic National Committee

Accounting & Finance
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2023
The Deputy Midwest Finance Director assists the Midwest Finance Director in overseeing the major donor fundraising efforts for the midwest region, including Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. The Deputy Midwest Finance Director works closely with the Midwest Finance Director in creating and implementing a region-specific finance plan, supporting the execution of principal and surrogate travel, and fundraising events. The Deputy Midwest Finance Director is responsible for identifying, cultivating, and maintaining relationships with the top donors in their region.

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Identifying hosts and executing in-person and virtual fundraising and engagement events with principals and surrogates in the Midwest region.
  • Providing support for the execution of travel in the region including scheduling donor meetings and creating briefing memos.
  • Assisting the Midwest Finance Director in maintaining donor relationships.
  • Performing research to identify prospective new major donors and raisers and working to re-engage lapsed donors.
  • Creating and managing a tracking system for all donors.
  • Creating and managing a finance email program to keep major donors informed and engaged.
  • Providing support to the Midwest Finance Director as needed.

Skills:

  • Detail-oriented.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
  • Political campaign experience.
  • Strong and engaging interpersonal skills.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent work experience.
  • 3-4 years of related work experience.
  • Detail oriented and proficient in Excel and Google Suite.
  • Working knowledge of NGP database preferred.
  • Experience working on campaign or political committee fundraising teams for 1-2 cycles preferred.
  • Some travel required.
The Deputy Midwest Finance Director position will require travel, which could be up to 15% of the time. The starting salary for the Deputy Midwest Finance Director position is $61,000, on an annualized basis, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
This is a full-time, exempt position that may require work on weekends, and has an end date in November of 2024. This position is in the bargaining unit represented by SEIU Local-500.
The Democratic National Committee (DNC), is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The DNC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. The DNC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.
The DNC requires all employees to be "up to date" on COVID-19 vaccination status as prescribed by the CDC as a condition of employment, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law. If you seek a reasonable accommodation in relation to the DNC’s COVID-19 policy, you should speak to the HR team prior to reporting to an office location.
Benefits:
The DNC offers a generous benefit package, including:
- More than 30 days of paid time off, including Federal holidays, vacation, and personal days;
- Health and dental insurance for employee and dependents;
- 90% paid by the DNC, 10% paid by employee;
- Supplementary vision plans available to employees for purchase;
- Up to a 4% employer match DNC 401(k) plan;
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) available to DNC employees and their dependents at no cost to staff;
- Pre-tax Flexible spending account benefits available to employees and dependents.