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Congressional Campaign Operations Coordinator

California Democratic Party

California Democratic Party

Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Department: Congressional Campaign Program

Salary Range: $5,000 per month

Location: Sacramento, CA

End Date: November 30, 2024

Position Summary:

The California Democratic Party (CDP) seeks an experienced Congressional Operations Coordinator for the 2024 Congressional Campaign Program. The ideal candidate should have experience in campaign finance compliance, human resources, and/or logistics operations for Party Committees or political campaigns. The Operations Coordinator will work with the Congressional Campaign Director, the CDP Human Resources Director, and the CDP Compliance & Accounting Director and Department. Strong self-direction and the ability to take initiative are necessary qualifications.


  • Process new hire offer letters and agreements
  • Work with the CDP HR Director to ensure correct onboarding procedure and payroll
  • Maintain database of all program hires and contacts (permanent and current contact information)
  • Serve as contact for general program staff questions pertaining to Human Resources or Logistics
  • Data entry of all program expenses at direction of Congressional Campaign Director
  • Process and voucher all program-related bills and mileage reimbursements after approval
  • Serve as point of contact for office leases, property managers, and all other office bills
  • Work with Congressional Campaign Director and, if applicable, District Organizing Directors, to assess best options for utilities and other office-related expenses
  • Other assignments or tasks as necessary relating to campaign finance compliance, human resources, and operations

Qualities and Qualifications:

  • Possess an unwavering dedication to following and high capacity to learn federal compliance laws and CDP internal human resources procedures and processes
  • Strong task management aptitude and/or demonstrated skills
  • Possess demonstrated skill at setting and communicating priorities
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills and ability to readily learn new programs and systems
  • Deadline-oriented and detail-oriented while managing responsibilities in a fast-paced, time-critical environment
  • Be willing to contribute to the team effort by performing other tasks as needed
  • Familiarity with generally accepted accounting practices
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in campaign finance compliance, human resources, and/or operations desired


Application Instructions: Please email your resume and three professional references to drew@cadem.org with “Congressional Campaign Operations Coordinator” in the subject line. Applications accepted until position filled.

The California Democratic Party complies with all applicable laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination on the basis of a “Protected Characteristic,” which is defined as: sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, transgender, pregnancy (and pregnancy-related conditions), race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, caste, creed, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, body size, domestic violence victim status, and any other identity or characteristic recognized by federal or California law or applicable local ordinance. No employment decision or action will be based on or influenced by a Protected Characteristic.