Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining the End Citizens United team! Please see our available openings below and send application materials to jobs@endcitizensunited.org

 

Finance Assistant (DC)

Reports To: National Finance Director
Position Type: Full-Time Exempt

Job Summary: End Citizens United is seeking a Finance Assistant to join our Finance Team. The Finance Assistant will work closely with the Finance Team, the National Finance Director, and the President to support the fundraising activities of End Citizens United, Fight for Reform, and endorsed candidates.

Primary Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the National Finance Director in the day-to-day fundraising operations for the Finance Department
  • Staffing call time with the President and conducting all necessary follow up
  • Donor research and prospecting
  • Donor solicitation and stewardship
  • Assisting with the solicitation of contributions for endorsed candidates
  • Assisting with the writing and design of direct mail and email appeals
  • Preparing briefings for fundraising events, fundraising meetings, and fundraising trips
  • Preparing regular communications and updates for donors and other stakeholders
  • Assisting with ECU hosted events
  • Assisting with administrative support for the Finance Department
  • Tracking and updating contributions in conjunction with the Compliance Department
  • Managing Finance Department interns
  • Other duties as needed

Qualifications:
To be successful in this role, the Finance Assistant should possess:

  • Strong writing skills
  • Knowledge of NGP, ActBlue, Google platforms, Microsoft Excel, and email monitoring software
  • Working knowledge of FEC campaign finance law
  • A detail-oriented approach and strong time management and organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and a professional demeanor
  • A commitment to getting Big Money out of politics
  • Experience conducting call time
  • Experience in digital fundraising is preferred
  • Prior campaign or political fundraising experience is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree

End Citizens United offers a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply, email resume and cover letter to jobs@endcitizensunited.org, –subject line “Finance Assistant.”

End Citizens United is committed to equal opportunity employment. ECU does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, family responsibilities, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law. ECU encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.

Executive Assistant/Office Coordinator (DC)

Reports To: President & Executive Director

Job Summary: The Executive Assistant / Office Coordinator reports to the President & Executive Director, is responsible for providing administrative support to the President & Executive Director, and coordinates various tasks to ensure efficient office operations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage President & Executive director’s day-to-day schedule;
  • Arrange all travel logistics for President & Executive Director as well as ECU Board Members;
  • Organize internal and external meetings and events including scheduling, preparing agendas and materials, taking notes, managing logistics such as catering and tech support;
  • Generate and submit expense reports / credit card reconciliation;
  • Compile weekly reports from staff; prepare quarterly reports for ECU Board Meetings;
  • Oversee internship program
  • Manage office supply
  • Responsible for front desk staffing;
  • Conduct follow-up from meetings and conversations;
  • Responsible for coordinating any communications from the President & Executive Director’s office;
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
In order to be successful in this role, the Executive Assistant must possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience;
  • At least 1-2 years of experience assisting a high-level executive or public official in a fast-paced environment;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Exceptional attention to detail;
  • Ability to think quickly and anticipate needs as well as develop solutions with minimum instruction;
  • Mature judgment, both in dealing with people and determining priorities;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including an ability to work well with a variety of personalities, and under stressful situations, while displaying tact and diplomacy;
  • A professional demeanor; ability to foster teamwork; political savvy and composure;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Strong proficiency of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • A strong interest in stopping Big Money in politics and electing campaign finance reform
    champions.

End Citizens United offers a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply, email resume and cover letter to jobs@endcitizensunited.org, –subject line “Executive Assistant.”

End Citizens United is committed to equal opportunity employment. ECU does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, family responsibilities, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law. ECU encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.

State Candidate Coordinator (DC)

Reports To: Director of Policy and Non-Federal Strategy

Job Summary: The State Candidate Coordinator assists the Director in liaising with non-federal candidate campaigns, assessing new endorsement opportunities, and working with the rest of staff to ensure that the organization is supporting champion endorsees to the best of its capacity.

Primary Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate endorsement process internally and with non-federal campaigns
  • Work with supervisor to refine and apply messaging to help reform champions
  • Serve as liaison between ECU and endorsed campaigns
  • Compose assessments of campaigns seeking endorsements
  • Represent ECU in conversations with national, state, and local partner organizations
  • Coordinate with other ECU departments as needed and perform additional duties as assigned

Qualifications: The State Candidate Coordinator must perform well both independently and in a team setting. They must have a strong interest in stopping the flow of Big Money in our elections. They are expected to have at least 1 full cycle of political management experience. The Coordinator should possess excellent communication and organizational skills, strong attention to detail, an instinct for anticipating and creatively solving problems, the initiative to propose solutions and fill in voids, and a robust sense of humor.

End Citizens United offers a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply, email resume and cover letter to jobs@endcitizensunited.org, subject line “State Candidate Coordinator.” No calls, please.

End Citizens United is committed to equal opportunity employment. ECU does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, family responsibilities, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law. ECU encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.

Congressional Finance Director

Congressional campaigns across the country are seeking experienced and dedicated finance directors for the 2020 cycle. End Citizens United is committed to helping reform candidates build a winning team and is looking to place strong fundraisers with top candidates.

Job Summary: The Finance Director will create and implement a finance plan with fundraising goals for the month, quarter, and 2020 cycle. They will analyze the projections and budget in order to assist in allocation decisions. The Finance Director will manage the candidate call time program, as well as donor prospecting and following-up with pledges. They run the online fundraising program and draft solicitation emails. The Finance Director will also draft direct mail solicitations and thank you letters. They will organize fundraising events, mostly in-state. The Finance Director will staff the candidate at events and meetings as needed. They will oversee additional staff and interns when added to the campaign.

Applicants should be committed to electing reform champions to Congress and passionate about tackling the issue of big money in our elections. Applicants should have at least one cycle of Congressional, or similar, campaign experience as Finance Director or Deputy Finance Director. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Word, and NGP is required.

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to resumes@endcitizensunited.org with the subject line “Congressional Finance Director.”