Deputy Digital Fundraising Director

Remote /
Digital – Digital /
Full -Time
The Democratic Governors Association (DGA), the campaign committee responsible for electing and supporting Democratic Governors, is seeking to fill the Deputy Digital Fundraising Director role within the Digital Department for the remainder of the 2022 election cycle. The position will report to the Digital Fundraising Director.

The Digital Department is responsible for the DGA grassroots fundraising program, creating digital content in support of Democratic Governors and Democratic gubernatorial campaigns, and coordinates with campaigns to enhance their digital communications while also providing support to other departments within DGA.

The expected salary range for this position is $75,000 – $85,000 annually before benefits and applicable withholdings, but salary is commensurate with experience. Candidates who are comfortable handling the following responsibilities and have the appropriate skillsets at the mid-level are encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities

    • Assist in the execution of the DGA grassroots fundraising program by means of email, online advertising, direct mail, telemarketing, SMS, and other channels;
    • Write compelling copy for fundraising and engagement emails and broadcast SMS;
    • Manage our email production process, ensuring messages are accurate and segmented correctly; produce, checklist, and send email copy in our CRM when needed;
    • Oversee strategy for large scale email and SMS testing, and assist in the maintenance of goal-oriented, data-informed content calendars;
    • Identify ideas for new digital fundraising campaigns, both long-term and rapid response;
    • Work with the Digital Director and Digital Fundraising Director to identify opportunities to innovate and continually improve the digital fundraising team’s reporting, analytics, and processes;
    • Support other special projects, assignments, and tasks in collaboration with DGA leadership and other DGA departments.

Qualifications

    • Experience working as a part of successful, large-scale, online fundraising operations for Democratic political campaigns, political committees, and/or like-minded organizations;
    • 2+ campaign cycles or equivalent experience writing fundraising emails; especially for an electoral campaign, committee, digital agency, advocacy organization, or nonprofit;
    • Experience leading vendor communications for an organization or clients;
    • Experience writing email copy for a high-volume program, including rapid response;
    • Experience producing emails, including complex segmenting and testing, in a CRM such as BSD or NGP;
    • Experience writing for or managing a large-scale broadcast and/or P2P SMS program is a plus.

Attributes

    • The ability to recognize a meaningful news story and communicate it in a way that fits within the DGA’s greater political landscape and narrative strategy;
    • Familiarity with political and digital best practices and an interest and commitment to master emerging technologies;
    • Ability to work collaboratively under tight deadlines;
    • Comfort with long, irregular hours during peak election seasons, including some evenings and weekends;
    • Well-organized and detail oriented while moving in a fast-paced environment;
    • Passion and commitment to advancing the principles and goals of the nation’s Democratic Governors.
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.

Closing
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.