Digital Fundraising Assistant

Washington, DC /
Digital – Digital /
Full -Time
The Democratic Governors Association (DGA), the campaign committee responsible for electing and supporting Democratic Governors, seeks to fill the Digital Fundraising Assistant role for 2022. The Digital Fundraising team is responsible for the DGA’s grassroots fundraising program across all channels, including email and SMS. The position will report to the Digital Fundraising Director.
 
This is a cycle-based position with an expected salary range of $45,000-50,000 annually before benefits and applicable withholdings, but salary is commensurate with experience. Candidates who are comfortable handling the following responsibilities at the entry level are encouraged to apply. Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter. No calls, please. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
 
The DGA is committed to a diverse workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

Responsibilities

    • Help execute the DGA’s grassroots fundraising program through email, online advertising, direct mail, telemarketing, SMS, and other channels;
    • Manage grassroots donor relationships for online, telemarketing, and direct mail programs;
    • Monitor digital communications of Democratic governors, candidates, and their Republican opponents;
    • Produce, checklist, and send email copy in our CRM, ensuring it is accurate and segmented correctly;
    • Assist with administrative functions for the DGA digital team, such as scheduling meetings, keeping agendas, updating reports, and managing inter-departmental projects;
    • Assist with data analytics and research;
    • Assist in assigning tasks and managing intern’s workflow on digital projects;
    • Support other special projects, assignments, and tasks in collaboration with DGA leadership and other DGA departments.

Qualifications

    • Enthusiasm for using online tools to reach people, meet goals, and elect Democratic governors;
    • Strong organizational skills, attention to consistency and detail, and written and verbal communications skills;
    • The ability to recognize a meaningful news story that fits within the DGA’s greater political landscape and narrative strategy;
    • Ability to work collaboratively under tight deadlines that may include work on night and weekends;
    • Interest and commitment to mastering emerging technologies and digital trends;
    • Demonstrated interest in politics and a commitment to advancing the principles and goals of the nation’s Democratic Governors.

A plus if you have:

    • Experience writing for direct response, including email, ad writing, or social media platforms;
    • Experience using ActBlue, basic HTML, and a CRM such as Blue State Digital, NGP, or Acoustic;
    • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite.
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.