Corporate Relations Assistant

Washington, DC /
Finance & Events – Corporate Membership /
Full -Time
/ On-site
The Democratic Governors Association (DGA), the campaign committee responsible for electing and supporting Democratic governors, is seeking a Corporate Relations Assistant for the 2023-2024 election cycle. The Corporate Relations Assistant is a part of the DGA finance team and will play an integral role in supporting the corporate fundraising and policy teams with administrative tasks, fundraising research, tracking policy, and managing projects like briefings and call sheets.
This position interacts with all members of the DGA fundraising team as well as the DGA compliance department. It will also provide support to Governors' Policy Directors, DC Directors, and other policy stakeholders as needed. The position will report to the National Finance Director, Director of Corporate Relations, and Policy Advisor.
The expected salary for this position is $50,000 annually before benefits and applicable withholdings. Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume through this application.

Primary Responsibilities

    • Prepare daily fundraising reports and donor communications;
    • Research and track policy interests of donors and Governor policy initiatives;
    • Prepare relevant materials and briefings for policy and finance teams;
    • Coordinate and provide input on ideas for policy discussion topic selection and moderators;
    • Assist in staffing and managing donors and Governors needs during DGA policy conferences;
    • Assist corporate fundraising team with donor research projects and fundraising as needed;
    • Maintain donor communication lists;
    • Assist in creating call sheets and call time preparation for Governors;
    • Collaborate with communications, executive, research, and other teams on strategic policy projects as needed;
    • Contribute to the production of DGA finance materials as needed;
    • Work with Finance Operations Manager to hire and manage interns;
    • Assist with other assignments and tasks as requested by members of the finance team. 

Minimum Qualifications

    • A strong commitment to social justice and Democratic principles;
    • 1 year of campaign, fundraising or policy experience preferred;
    • Awareness of how political dynamics shape policy debates;
    • Extraordinary attention to detail;
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
    • Strong proficiency with internet research;
    • Willingness to work long hours and travel, including occasional weekends;
    • A strong capacity to work both independently and collaboratively under tight deadlines;
    • Familiarity with NGP is preferred but not required
Diversity Practices 
The DGA recognizes that its continued success requires a staff of hardworking, intelligent people from diverse backgrounds. The DGA is committed to ensuring equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status. 
The DGA strongly encourages individuals with a diverse background to apply to this position and to share why your demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience working in diverse communities makes you a strong applicant as part of your cover letter.
The DGA offices are based in downtown Washington, DC and staff are currently in a hybrid work protocol due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The DGA will work with potential candidates to schedule remote interviews and process on-boarding procedures remotely, if necessary. 
This position comes with 100% employer-paid health care for employee + spouse/partner + dependents, up to 4% 401(k) matching program, employer paid phone bill and other employee benefits.