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Deputy Research Director
End Citizens United’s Mission: To fix our democracy by getting big money out of politics and protecting the right to vote. We will work to end our rigged political system by electing reform champions, passing meaningful legislative reforms, and elevating these issues in the national conversation. We will work in partnership with these champions to overturn Citizens United, end the unlimited and undisclosed money in politics, and protect and expand the right to vote.
Reports To: Research Director
Primary Responsibilities: The Deputy Research Director assists the Research Director in running the research department by helping supervise research associates and heading up long-term research projects. The Deputy Research Director helps strategically guide the Research Department’s efforts to conduct innovative research to support its priority endorsed campaigns and fight big money in politics.
This is a temporary position through the 2020 election cycle (November 2020) with the possibility for permanent placement.
- Conduct research on ECU/LAV’s priority races, including research to support ECU/LAV’s endorsement process and opposition research
- Conduct research on projects to highlight the negative effects of unlimited and undisclosed spending in elections, including research on super PACs, dark money groups, and corporate PACs
- Conduct other issue focused research as needed
- Oversee and edit research projects conducted by Research Associates
- Oversee associates’ daily monitoring of priority races
- Assist Research Director in completing quick-turnaround projects and fact-checking
- 2-4 years’ experience doing political research
- Familiarity with bullet writing
Additional Skills Required:
- Advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge
- Familiarity working with federal and state campaign finance data
End Citizens United offers a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply, email resume and cover letter to [email protected], subject line “Deputy Research Director”. No calls, please.
End Citizens United is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values a multi-cultural, diverse working environment. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged 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 [email protected] with the subject line “Congressional Finance Director.”