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The Maine Democratic Party is hiring! 

Become a member of our fun, rewarding team of dedicated, passionate professionals working to build a better future for Mainers and Americans.

    

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Finance Assistant

The Maine Democratic Party is seeking a Finance Assistant for the 2018 Election. The Finance Assistant will be responsible for assisting the Finance Director with the Maine Democratic Party’s Fundraising goals. The Finance Assistant will be a key member of a small fundraising team that will ensure a strong Democratic Party here in Maine going into the 2018 and 2020 election cycles. Some weekend work also expected. We are looking for passionate, hardworking individuals who are committed to helping elect Maine Democrats.

The right candidate has the potential to grow into the role of Deputy Director.

 

Required Skills, Abilities, and Experience:

  • Enthusiasm for Democratic politics and Maine

  • At least once cycle of experience in some level of politics or some experience with fundraising in a non political role

  • Extensive relationship-building and volunteer management experience;

  • Working knowledge of and experience with google docs & Microsoft excel

  • Strong communications and organizational skills, ability to work independently, and manage multiple tasks

  • Experience organizing and assisting events

  • Deadline and results-driven

  • Ability to work effectively with volunteers & interns.

  • Ability to work some weekends and evenings

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.

Preferred but not required:

  • Knowledge and experience with NGP Database


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Finance Director with effective segmenting

  • Support the Finance Director with Donor Cultivation, Fundraising, and execution

  • Staff call time of volunteers and principals

  • Manage data in NGP to ensure updated and reliable information

  • Be proactive in donor research and cultivation

  • Build relationships with volunteers and members of a development committee

  • Be prepared to work at MDP fundraiser for all aspects of large and small scale events, particularly the day of the event.

  • Recruit and manage volunteers to help with large scale mailings and database projects

 

Members of the Finance team will report directly to the MDP Finance Director. Salary is commensurate with experience, generous benefits offered. This is a full-time position with the ability to last after the 2018 cycle.


How to apply:

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Ashley McCurry, Finance Director amccurry@mainedems.org. Please put “Finance Assistant” in the subject line.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: The Maine Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. 

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