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Tri-State Deputy Finance Director

Democratic National Committee

Democratic National Committee

Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA · Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2024
The Tri-State Deputy Finance Director position plays an integral role in planning and executing an ambitious fundraising plan for major donors in the Tri-State Region of the United States including New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. This position will have a particular focus on donor engagement in New Jersey and Connecticut.
This position is based in Washington, DC or New York City. The Tri-State Deputy Finance Director works closely with the Tri-State Finance Director in creating and implementing a region-specific finance plan and the execution of principle and surrogate travel and fundraising events. The Tri-State Deputy Finance Director is responsible for identifying, cultivating, and maintaining relationships with the top donors in the Tri-State region.
Applicant must be detail-oriented, possess strong communication and organizational skills, and have some political campaign experience. Experience in the Tri-State region is strongly preferred.

In this position you will (Responsibilities/Duties):

  • Work closely with the Tri-State Finance Director to create a fundraising strategy for donors and raisers in the region, with a particular focus on New Jersey and Connecticut.
  • Build and maintain relationships with donors and raisers in the region.
  • Research and identify prospective new major donors and raisers, and work to re-engage lapsed donors.
  • Identify hosts and execute events with principals and surrogates in the region.
  • Provide support for the execution of travel in the region including scheduling donor meetings and creating briefing memos.
  • Manage Tri-State Finance Committee membership and programming for New Jersey and Connecticut.
  • Utilize a variety of fundraising strategies, including but not limited to principal call time, direct solicitations, in-person and virtual events to meet weekly, monthly, and quarterly goals.
  • Monitor and report out on fundraising progress.
  • Assist in the execution of fundraising events in the region.
  • Provide support to the Tri-State Finance Director as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned to support the department and the DNC’s mission.
  • Travel required.

What we will look for (Qualifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
  • 3-4 years of related work experience; experience working on campaign or political committee fundraising teams for 1-2 cycles strongly preferred.
  • Detail oriented and proficient in Google Suite.
  • Working knowledge of NGP database.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
  • Strong and engaging interpersonal skills.

What we would be excited to see (Skills):

  • Experience working in the Tri-State region is preferred.
  • Experience executing large fundraising events.
  • Experience collaborating with teams.
  • Experience working with raisers and bundlers.
  • A proactive attitude and ability to plan ahead.
The Tri-State Deputy Finance Director position will require travel, which could be up to 15% of the time.
The starting salary for the Tri-State Deputy Finance Director position is $70,000, 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 of November 15, 2024.
The DNC offers a generous benefit package, including:
- More than 30 days of paid time off, including Federal holidays, open leave, 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;
- Pre-tax Flexible spending account benefits available to employees and dependents.