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Democratic National Committee

Democratic National Committee

Administration, Accounting & Finance
Wilmington, DE, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024
The Finance Events Associate supports the Finance Events Team (including the Events Director and Events Deputy Director) in executing both virtual and in-person major donor fundraising events.
The Finance Events Associate works closely with the Finance Events Team to manage flagship annual finance team events (including conferences, galas, and retreats), regional fundraisers, and other Democratic principal engagements. The Finance Events Associate is responsible for researching and identifying appropriate external vendors based on DNC standards and region-specific requirements. The Finance Events Associate is also responsible for submitting vendor contracts, tracking event budgets and expenses, processing invoices, and other duties as assigned. The Finance Events Associate works closely with the Events Director and Deputy Director to manage event processes and timelines.
Applicants must be detail-oriented, possess strong communication and organizational skills, and have one to three years of related experience. Experience in political advance is preferred, but not required.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage logistical elements and project timelines for Finance events.
  • Research, identify, and facilitate the vetting and onboarding process for external vendors and venues.
  • Maintain vendor database and event budgets.
  • Execute Zoom meetings and provide on-site support for in-person events.
  • Work with principal staff, advance, and security to identify speaker-specific event requirements.
  • Coordinate with internal DNC departments on behalf of the Finance Events team.
  • Manage event supplies, pre-event email communications, and guest lists.
  • Support the Events Director and Deputy Director with administrative and research tasks.
  • Other duties as assigned to support the department and the DNC's mission.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 1-3 years of experience in fundraising, event planning, or travel logistics required.
  • Experience in political advance is preferred.
  • Ability to think critically and consider the interests of multiple stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience negotiating with external partners.
  • Detail oriented and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Some travel required.
  • Some evening and weekend work required.
The Finance Events Associate position will require travel, which could be up to 50% of the time.
The starting salary for the Finance Events 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.