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.

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.”

Fall 2019 Communications Intern

Reports To: Communications Department

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

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.

Position summary: 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.

Qualified applicants should submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample to jobs@endcitizensunited.org. Please indicate in your cover letter where you viewed this posting. The intern will receive a monthly stipend.

End Citizens United is an equal opportunity employer and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.

Fall 2019 Political Intern

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 an equal opportunity employer and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Fall 2019 Non-Federal Intern

Reports to:  Director of Policy and Non-Federal Strategy 

Position 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.

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. 

Fall 2019 Finance Intern

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

Reports to: Finance department

Position summary: The Finance Intern will assist a small fundraising team with all facets of the political fundraising process, 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 writing experience, a meticulous eye for data, 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.

Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to jobs@endcitizensunited.org with “Finance 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.