Finance Events Associate (Washington DC)

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The Finance Events Associate supports the Events Director in executing both virtual and in-person major donor fundraising events.

The Finance Events Associate works closely with the Events Director to manage flagship annual DNC Finance events, regional fundraisers, and other Democratic principal engagements. The Associate is responsible for researching and identifying appropriate external vendors based on DNC standards and region-specific requirements. The Associate is also responsible for submitting vendor contracts, tracking event budgets and expenses, processing invoices, and other duties as assigned. The Associate works closely with the Events Director to manage event processes and timelines.

Applicants must be detail-oriented, possess strong communication and organizational skills, and have one to three years of related experience. Experience in political advance is preferred, but not required.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage logistical elements and project timelines for Finance events
  • Research, identify, and facilitate the vetting and onboarding process for external vendors and venues
  • Maintain vendor database and event budgets
  • Execute Zoom meetings and provide on-site support for in-person events 
  • Work with principal staff, advance, and security to identify speaker-specific event requirements
  • Coordinate with internal DNC departments on behalf of the Finance Events team
  • Manage event supplies, pre-event email communications, and guest lists
  • Support the Events Director with administrative and research tasks.

Experience & Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 1-3 years of experience in fundraising, event planning, or travel logistics required
  • Experience in political advance preferred but not required
  • Ability to think critically and consider the interests of multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience negotiating with external partners
  • Detail oriented and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Some travel may be required
  • Some evening and weekend work required

This is a cycle based position with an end date of November, 15, 2022.

Salary: The starting salary for the Finance Events Associate position is $48,000, on an annualized basis, commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position is eligible for overtime wages.

The DNC offers a generous benefit package, including:
- More than 30 days of paid time off, including Federal holidays, vacation, and personal days;
- Health and dental insurance for employee and dependents;
- 90% paid by the DNC, 10% paid by employee;
- Supplementary vision plans available to employees for purchase;
- Up to a 4% employer match DNC 401(k) plan;
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) available to DNC employees and their dependents at no cost to staff;
- Pre-tax Flexible spending account benefits available to employee and dependents.

Physical Requirements:
The DNC is committed to supporting employees of varying abilities and to providing reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to succeed at the DNC. The requirements of this role, related to its physical demands, described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

All DNC employees must be able to operate a computer and use a cell phone. For roles at the DNC that include frequent business travel expectations, we can discuss reasonable alternatives to travel in some instances. Most roles also require communicating with key external stakeholders of the organization in person, via the telephone, or via email. We welcome applicants with questions about accommodations to request to speak with our Human Resources Department. When an applicant with a disability requires an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to compete for this position, they may request it in writing by emailing our Human Resources Department.

Essential functions of the role include:
- Working from a computer for long periods of time; and,
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee may also frequently be required to communicate using the telephone, email, and in person with stakeholders.

The DNC requires all employees to be "up to date" on COVID-19 vaccination status as prescribed by the CDC as a condition of employment, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law. If you seek a reasonable accommodation in relation to the DNC’s COVID-19 policy, you should speak to the HR team prior to reporting to an office location.

The Democratic National Committee (DNC), is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The DNC 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 disability, or any other legally protected basis. The DNC is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The DNC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

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