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Available Opportunities:
Executive Director
Deputy Digital Director
Financial Operations Assistant

Democratic Party of Virginia HQ

Executive Director

The Democratic Party of Virginia (DPVA) is seeking a highly motivated and organized Executive Director to lead our team. In partnership with the Chair, the Executive Director is responsible for guiding the strategy, management, and growth of DPVA. The Executive Director will be involved in all aspects of DPVA’s operations including, but not limited to, election activities, voter protection, fundraising, budgeting, political strategy, staff recruitment and retention, outreach, and building party infrastructure. 

Duties 

  • Helps coordinate communications, digital, finance, voter protection, political, digital organizing, organizing, county affairs, compliance, operations, and data departments, as well as chosen consultants 
  • Maintains close working relationships with various partner organizations including, but not limited to: DNC, DCCC, DSCC, NRDC, DLCC 
  • Collaborates with a wide range of stakeholders in the state 
  • Builds and nurtures relationships with local and state elected officials, including both the house and senate democratic caucus 
  • Keeps an updated and working knowledge of campaign finance, election, and compliance laws and works in concert with the compliance team and legal counsel to ensure all DPVA activities are compliant 
  • Builds, tracks, and assesses budgets for the state party and various campaigns
  • Supports the creation, building, and growth of county parties throughout the state
  • Involved in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring staff 
  • Partners with the finance team to create a robust apparatus for fundraising and cultivating large and small donors 
  • Other responsibilities as required 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of at least six (6) years direct campaign experience. Executive experience working on a coordinated campaign, statewide or congressional political campaign, or with a state political party preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with Virginia politics is preferred
  • Experience managing a large, diverse, and highly skilled team, with demonstrated ability to achieve high levels of performance and outcomes through management and influence 
  • A reputation for leading with integrity and making decisions with the input of the appropriate stakeholders 
  • Experience building, managing, and tracking large budgets 
  • Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills 
  • Ability to manage several tasks and projects at the same time 
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment 
  • Detail oriented with excellent follow through on tasks 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact professionally with staff and external stakeholders 
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality 


Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Position will include medical, dental and vision insurance benefits at no cost to the Executive Director. Generous paid time off policy and paid holidays will be provided. DPVA provides a 401k match after one year of service. Position will be based in Richmond, VA. 

Please email your resume, cover letter and three professional references to ExecutiveDirector@vademocrats.org with “Executive Director” in the subject line. Direct any questions to DPVA’s Chief Operating Officer, Kristi Glass, at Kristi@vademocrats.org.


Deputy Digital Director

The Democratic Party of Virginia is seeking a highly motivated and creative Deputy Digital Director to assist and support our digital fundraising efforts and increase our social media presence in 2022 and beyond. This Deputy’s main priority will be the DPVA’s online fundraising program, working in coordination with Virginia stakeholders and the DPVA’s Digital Director. 

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Writing, producing, and sending fundraising emails; 
  • Determining targeting for fundraising emails;
  • Managing and tracking digital fundraising data;
  • Maintaining an up-to-date email calendar; and
  • Other duties as assigned by the Digital Director
  • Managing the Digital Department interns
  • Using Adobe suite to produce audio/video/graphics for social media and events

An applicant for this role will preferably have the following:

  • Ability to work strategically and collaboratively with diverse groups and individuals;
  • Willingness to work long hours during the most intense period of Virginia’s competitive election season;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to meet all goals and deadlines;
  • Strong writing skills and experience driving people to action with written communication; and
  • A strong commitment to Democratic values and equity

This is a full-time position to begin as soon as June 1st, 2022. Salary commensurate with experience, in the $45,000-$55,000 annual range. Position will be based in Richmond, VA and will include medical, vision and dental insurance benefits at no cost to the Deputy Digital Director. 

To apply, please send a resume & cover letter to nick@vademocrats.org.


Financial Operations Assistant

The Democratic Party of Virginia is seeking a highly motivated and organized Financial Operations Assistant to support operational and finance efforts in 2022 and beyond. Key responsibilities include assisting with planning and executing fundraising events and handling written correspondence with donors. Additionally, the Financial Operations Assistant will help the Operations team with compliance reporting and expense management. Ideal candidates will possess strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills. This role will report to the Chief Operations Officer and the Finance Director.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Consistently achieve and exceed fundraising goals through donor calls, emails, and written correspondence;
  • Assist with finance operations, including daily bank reconciliations, monthly FEC disclosure reports, and quarterly VA Department of Elections disclosure reports
  • Collaborate with DPVA teams to ensure successful promotion of events;
  • Maintain meticulous records of contacts, donations, and event plans;
  • Ensure donors are thanked in an appropriate and timely manner;
  • Other duties as assigned

DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with NGP required
  • Experience with Quickbooks and ActBlue preferred 
  • Ability to work strategically and collaboratively with diverse groups and individuals;
  • Comfort with calling donors and soliciting contributions;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to build relationships;
  • Must be a self-starter; willing to sometimes work long, irregular hours and to travel as needed;
  • Superior project management skills—multitasking is essential—and the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; and
  • A strong commitment to Democratic values and equity

This is a full-time, permanent position to begin as soon as June 1st, 2022. Salary commensurate with experience, in the $45,000-55,000 annual range. Position will be based in Richmond, VA and will include medical, vision and dental insurance benefits at no cost to the Financial Operations Assistant. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Kristi@vademocrats.org.


Equal Opportunity/Diversity Policy: The DPVA prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran’s status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the DPVA, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a DPVA employee. The DPVA is an equal opportunity employer and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment. DPVA’s equal opportunity policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the DPVA, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a DPVA employee, as well as opportunities for Consultants to contract with the DPVA. The DPVA is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that makeup our country and the Democratic Party. Working towards the goal of a diverse DPVA, our policy extends to both Staff and Consultants.