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

 

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.

Research Associate (DC)

Reports To: Research Director

Job Summary: The Research Associate will work with our Research Team to assist in original research efforts for the organization. These efforts will include but not be limited to: creating campaign finance centric research on endorsed and targeted candidates, daily candidate monitoring, and creatively conducting campaign finance related research as needed. This position will work independently on projects with editing and oversight from the rest of the Research Team.

Primary Responsibilities:
Research on candidates running for office in 2020:

  • Build out and continually update research on candidates in targeted races, including policy positions, accomplishments, and overall record related to money in politics

Daily monitoring of priority races:

  • Write daily bullets on target candidates and issues
  • Targeted media monitoring of candidates
  • Maintain trackers on campaign finance issues, including candidate campaign finance commitments

Research on campaign finance reform:

  • Conduct research projects to highlight the negative effects of unlimited and undisclosed spending
  • Conduct research on super PACs, dark money groups, and big money groups

Qualifications: Applicants should have 1+ years of experience in political research, including familiarity with research bullet writing. Applicants must have a strong interest in stopping big money in politics and helping elect campaign finance reform champions to Congress. Applicants should have strong writing skills, think creatively, be flexible on switching gears on projects quickly, and have an interest in working in a very collaborative team.

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

Deputy Digital Director (DC)

Reports To: Digital Director

Job Summary: The Deputy Digital Director will work with End Citizens United’s Digital Director to strategize and implement our national digital strategy. The person in this role will help create social media and email content, including videos and graphics, coordinate ECU Action Fund’s national advocacy programs to support ECU’s initiatives and endorsed candidates, develop and track KPIs, and work to move our online community of over 4 million members to take offline action.

Video production and graphic design experience, Email production experience, and strong writing skills are essential to success in this position.

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

  • Content creation, including video production and graphic design
  • Coordinate ECU Action Fund’s advocacy programs, including, but not limited to planning email campaigns, developing email content, writing and copy editing, managing design, production, and segmentation of emails
  • Implement organic tactics to grow our email, SMS, and social media accounts and membership
  • Track and report key performance of email, SMS, and social media programs
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Qualifications:
The Deputy Digital Director must be a self-starter with at least three to five years of digital experience. They must have a strong interest in stopping big money in politics and helping elect campaign finance reform champions to Congress. The Deputy Digital Director should have excellent writing and editing skills, experience working in CRMs (Blue State Digital and Action Kit preferred), and be proficient in HTML and CSS. In addition, the Deputy Digital Director should have a working knowledge of video production and graphic design. Additionally, they have good attention to detail, an entrepreneurial spirit, instinct for creative problem-solving, and a 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 “Deputy Digital Director.” 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.

Summer 2019 Fundraising/Finance Internship

End Citizens United is seeking a highly organized, detail oriented, and self-motivated individual for a Spring Finance Internship.

The Finance Intern will assist a small fundraising team with responsibilities including donor outreach, research, database management, and administrative support. Previous experience in electoral politics is preferred, but not required. Applicants should be proficient in Google Suite platforms, have previous database experience, and a commitment to End Citizens United’s mission.

Interns will have the opportunity to interact directly with and receive professional guidance from all members of the organization and will gain experience in grassroots fundraising, communications, and progressive campaigning. Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@endcitizensunited.org with “Fundraising/Finance Internship” in the subject line. Start and end dates are flexible, and a monthly stipend is provided.

Interns will also benefit from the Intern Educational Program, which aims to educate interns on Democratic politics and the issue of reform while providing unique opportunities to hone their professional development skills. The program includes presentations with top Democratic professionals, tutorials on networking best practices, and discussions on themes within the reform movement.

Additionally, interns will have the opportunity to interact directly with and receive professional guidance from all members of ECU and will gain strong experience in progressive politics.

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.

Summer 2019 Non-Federal Internship

Reports To: Director of Policy and Non-Federal Strategy

Job Summary: The Non-Federal Intern reports to the Director of Policy and Non-Federal Strategy and is responsible for various tasks that are essential to ECU’s ongoing efforts to further the cause of campaign finance reform at the state level. These efforts will include but not be limited to: tracking policy and legislative developments, joining high-level campaign strategy discussions, and working on joint efforts between ECU and its organizational partners. Interns will also assist with administrative responsibilities.

Interns will also benefit from the Intern Educational Program, which aims to educate interns on Democratic politics and the issue of reform while providing unique opportunities to hone their professional development skills. The program includes presentations with top Democratic professionals, tutorials on networking best practices, and discussions on themes within the reform movement. Additionally, interns will have the opportunity to interact directly with and receive professional guidance from all members of ECU and will gain strong experience in progressive politics.

Application Instructions: Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to jobs@endcitizensunited.org with “Non-Federal Internship” in the subject line. This internship provides a monthly stipend. Please indicate in your application where you viewed this posting.

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.

Summer 2019 Political Internship

Reports To: Political Assistant

Position Summary: The Political Intern’s responsibilities will include tracking campaigns, drafting memorandums on candidates, and providing administrative support to the political department. Prospective interns should have a strong interest in reform and campaigns, be highly organized, and have a good attention to detail. Previous electoral experience is preferred, but not required.

Interns will also benefit from the Intern Educational Program, which aims to educate interns on Democratic politics and the issue of reform while providing unique opportunities to hone their professional development skills. The program includes presentations with top Democratic professionals, tutorials on networking best practices, and discussions on themes within the reform movement. Additionally, interns will have the opportunity to interact directly with and receive professional guidance from all members of ECU, and will gain strong experience in progressive campaigning.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to jobs@endcitizensunited.org with “Political Internship” in the subject line if interested. Please indicate in your cover letter where you viewed this posting. The intern will receive a monthly stipend.

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.

Summer 2019 Digital Internship

Reports To: Digital Director

Job Summary: Responsibilities include drafting social media and email copy, assisting with email and social media list building, using Photoshop to create graphics, helping plan and support digital campaigns around key moments and endorsed candidates, and assisting digital team with projects as needed. Interns will be introduced to digital tools and best practices and will also have the opportunity to interact with all facets of our team and are fully integrated into our day to day office operations.

Interns will also benefit from the Intern Educational Program, which aims to educate interns on Democratic politics and the issue of reform while providing unique opportunities to hone their professional development skills. The program includes presentations with top Democratic professionals, tutorials on networking best practices, and discussions on themes within the reform movement. Additionally, interns will have the opportunity to interact directly with and receive professional guidance from all members of ECU and will gain strong experience in progressive politics.

Application Instructions: Prospective interns should be organized, self-motivated, and have a base knowledge of political campaigns. Applicants must have strong interpersonal, writing, creativity, grammar, and communications skills. Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@endcitizensunited.org with “Digital Internship” in the subject line. Please indicate in your cover letter where you viewed this posting.

We are looking for a candidate who can commit to full time or close to full time hours. Start and end dates are flexible. A monthly stipend is provided.

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.

Summer 2019 Political Communications Internship

Interested in progressive politics and communications? Join End Citizens United’s communications team this Spring and help us fight for meaningful campaign finance reform in the new Democratic House!

ECU is a grassroots campaign finance reform group dedicated to getting Big Money out of politics. We spearheaded the No Corporate PAC movement, helped elect nearly 60 new candidates to Congress, and elevated campaign finance reform as a national priority.

As a member of the communications team, you’ll be working directly with us to help frame and shape the reform movement. Intern responsibilities include drafting press releases, monitoring breaking news, compiling news clips, writing op-eds, and getting a front row seat to progressive politics and campaigns. Interns will learn directly about how to deal with reporters on and off-the-record, the ins-and-outs of political communications.

Interns should be self-starters with an interest in progressive politics and campaigns. We are looking for organized individuals with strong writing skills and the ability to copy-edit and write creatively for a variety of audiences. Attention to detail is a must.

Interns will also benefit from the Intern Educational Program, which aims to educate interns on Democratic politics and the issue of reform while providing unique opportunities to hone their professional development skills. The program includes presentations with top Democratic professionals, tutorials on networking best practices, and discussions on themes within the reform movement. Additionally, interns will have the opportunity to interact directly with and receive professional guidance from all members of ECU and will gain strong experience in progressive politics.

Qualified applicants should submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample to jobs@endcitizensunited.org with “Political Communications Internship” in the subject line. Please indicate in your cover letter where you viewed this posting. The intern will receive a monthly stipend.

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.

Summer 2019 Advocacy Internship

End Citizens United’s Action Fund team is seeking a highly motivated, organized and detail-oriented individual for our Summer Advocacy Internship.

Job Summary: The Advocacy Intern will assist the Action Fund team with responsibilities including legislation tracking, drafting memorandums on Members and Senators, participation in preparing for meetings and committee hearings, and administrative support to the Action Fund team. Ideal candidates are self-starters with a strong interest in progressive legislation and the issue of reform. A base knowledge of the legislative process is preferred.

Interns will also benefit from the Intern Educational Program, which aims to educate interns on Democratic politics and the issue of reform while providing unique opportunities to hone their professional development skills. The program includes presentations with top Democratic professionals, tutorials on networking best practices, and discussions on themes within the reform movement. Additionally, interns will have the opportunity to interact directly with and receive professional guidance from all members of ECU and will gain strong experience in progressive politics.

Reports To: Action Fund Assistant

Application Instructions: Start and end dates are flexible, and a monthly stipend is provided. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to jobs@endcitizensunited.org with “Advocacy Internship” and your name in the subject line.

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.