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Battleground Finance Assistant



Accounting & Finance
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Job Type

Reports to: Director of Battleground Fundraising

Department: Finance

Work Location: Washington, DC

Job Type: Full-Time, Salary Exempt

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Position Summary: The Battleground Finance Assistant is a member of the DCCC’s finance department and is devoted to raising major donor contributions for Frontline and Red to Blue candidates from individuals and other entities. A successful Battleground Finance Assistant will be organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, creative, and hard-working.

The Battleground Finance Assistant will work closely with the Director of Battleground Fundraising, and Deputy National Finance Director for Battleground Fundraising to execute logistics for fundraising events (virtually or in-person), create event briefing materials for principals, keep accurate department records, and ensure that contributions are processed correctly and that donors are thanked for their support in a timely manner. This position is ideal for an applicant looking to get experience working at a political committee and as part of a large fundraising team.

This position is part of a collective bargaining unit

Responsibilities Include:

  • Facilitates the day-to-day fundraising operations for the DCCC Battleground program;
  • Manage the the development and execution of all fundraising events;
  • Work with Members of Congress as well as the donor community;
  • Prepare donor meeting and event materials as necessary;
  • Provide key administrative and organizational support to the finance team;
  • Other duties as needed.
  • At least 1 year of political fundraising experience, or comparable non-profit/advocacy fundraising experience is a plus
  • NGP experience is preferred, and FEC compliance familiarity a plus;
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Commitment to the election of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives;
  • Familiarity with Democratic political actors and landscape a plus;
  • Previous administrative experience required;
  • Proficiency with Google Suite;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Superior time management, attention to detail and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Proactively fosters an inclusive atmosphere and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Ability to demonstrate multicultural competence – the awareness, knowledge and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant and productive ways
  • Personal and professional commitment to promoting and investing in cross-cultural skills and awareness related to individuals from broad backgrounds, races, ethnicities, religions, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and disability.
  • Proven interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills with the ability to build relationships with staff at all levels

Why You Should Work Here:

  • We recognize and reward hard work
  • A high-quality benefit package for all eligible employees that includes:
  • More than 25 days of paid time off (which includes federal holidays, time off around the holidays, vacation, and sick days)
  • Excellent health, dental, and vision insurance where 100% of the monthly premium is paid for by DCCC for employees, families, and dependents/partners.
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) and Life insurance provided to all DCCC employees, paid for fully by DCCC.
  • Up to 6% retirement employer match contribution
  • Monthly mobile phone stipend
  • Monthly metro benefits (for employees located in the DC region only)
  • Gym Access (for employees located in the DC region only)
  • Opportunity to contribute at a growing, dynamic national political committee working to sustain the Democratic congressional majority to advocate on issues America care about most.
  • Learn, develop, and hone professional skills related to running and operating multi-dimensional political campaigns and the operating systems that support the campaigns.
  • Experience working with the largest Democratic battlefield, containing numerous highly competitive campaigns in diverse districts across the nation.
  • Opportunities to expand your network and engage with policy makers, political candidates, Democratic Party leaders and a diverse team of professionals and colleagues.
  • Gain experience in cross-team interaction and exposure to other functions and departments within the DCCC.
  • Equity and inclusion are actively integrated into decisions made at Senior Team and Department levels regarding hiring, contracting, and political strategy
  • Professional Development programming dedicated to personal and professional growth beyond the 2024 election cycle)

About the DCCC:

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is the official national Democratic campaign committee charged with electing Democrats to the U. S. House of Representatives. The DCCC recruits Democratic candidates and supports Democratic campaigns – both challengers and Democratic incumbent Members – with a variety of services including field operations, fundraising support, communications assistance, digital strategy, research support and management consulting. In addition, the DCCC’s Independent Expenditure supports these campaigns with television, radio, digital, and other voter contact efforts. The DCCC is supported by the contributions of individuals and organizations, along with Democratic Members, from throughout the country. We look for talented and hard-working professionals who are committed to electing Democrats and protecting the House majority.

Equal Opportunity/Diversity Policy:

DCCC prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), religion, age, disability, actual or perceived gender identity or expression, weight, personal appearance, family responsibilities, genetic information, economic status, genetic information, veteran’s status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. DCCC is an equal opportunity employer and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment

DCCC’s equal opportunity policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of DCCC, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a DCCC employee, as well as opportunities for vendors to contract with DCCC. DCCC is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that make up our country and the Democratic Party. Working towards the goal of a diverse DCCC, our policy extends to both staff and vendors.

Diversity Mission Statement:

The diversity mission of DCCC is for DCCC to reflect the diversity of the country, which strengthens the core mission of electing House Democrats. To that end, DCCC strives to create an inclusive environment that cultivates and supports diversity at every organizational level, including its staff, candidates, and contractors.

Salary Description
$51,912.00 a year