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Finance Surrogates Associate (2)

Democratic National Committee

Democratic National Committee

Accounting & Finance
Wilmington, DE, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024
The Finance Surrogates Associate will assist with the finance team’s engagement with National Advisory Board members and other surrogates. Specifically, they will assist the Surrogates Deputy Finance Director and other team members on tracking and organizing all programming and logistics for surrogate events, meetings, calls, and other fundraising modes.
This position is based in Wilmington, DE. The Finance Surrogates Associate will report to the Deputy Finance Director for Surrogate Fundraising, and will work closely with the other Finance Surrogates Associates on a daily basis.

In this position you will (Responsibilities/Duties):

  • Work closely with Surrogates Deputy Finance Director on Surrogate fundraising plan.
  • Assist with maintaining a finance plan for the Surrogate fundraising program.
  • Assist with creating and maintaining a robust communication plan that will be shared with internal stakeholders.
  • Assist in the drafting of written materials provided to campaign surrogates.
  • Work with the major donor fundraising team to ensure events meet and exceed fundraising goals.
  • Work with the major donor events team to ensure event logistics run smoothly and events remain within budget.
  • Other duties as assigned to support the department and the DNC's mission.

What we will look for (Qualifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
  • 1-2 years campaign or political committee experience.
  • Working knowledge of NGP database is highly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Google Suite.
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects at once.
  • Precise attention to detail and strong copy editing skills.
  • Error-free written communications.
  • Ability to work and build relationships with leaders, staff, and members at all levels.
  • Travel may be required.

What we would be excited to see (Skills):

  • Ability to think critically and strategically.
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Ability to take-initiative and learn quickly.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work cohesively with other staff members.
  • Passion for the Democratic Party.
  • A proactive attitude and ability to plan ahead.
The Finance Surrogates Associate position will require travel, which could be up to 15% of the time. The starting salary for the Finance Surrogates Associate position is $51,000, on an annualized basis, commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a full-time, non-exempt position, which means you will be eligible for overtime pay for hours worked in excess of 40 in a given workweek, and has an end date of November 15, 2024. This position is in the bargaining unit represented by SEIU Local-500.
The DNC offers a generous benefit package, including:
- 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.