John Avlon for Congress: Finance Director




$6000-$6500 / Monthly


John Avlon for Congress



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Application Instructions

Send resume to Bryan Sokolowski, Campaign Manager, at [email protected]. Please include “John Avlon for Congress–Finance Director Application” in the subject line.

Job Description

**Finance Director **
John Avlon for Congress is hiring a Finance Director. The Finance Director will design and implement the campaign’s finance plan for the 2024 campaign cycle, oversee all fundraising activities for the campaign, train candidates and staff on fundraising best practices, and be the primary point of contact on all things related to fundraising. The Finance Director reports directly to the Campaign Manager. The following job responsibilities are designed to provide an overview of the major duties and responsibilities of this position, but are not exhaustive. 

Job Responsibilities: 
● Developing and executing the fundraising plan with the Campaign Manager.
● Directing donor meetings and trainings for the campaign.
● Researching potential donors and managing call time. 
● Planning and successfully executing fundraising events.
● Developing a plan to cultivate and grow grassroots contributions.
● Creating and maintaining systems for prospecting, donor tracking, and reporting to donors. 
● Working with candidate and staff to set fundraising goals, train in fundraising skills, and track/report on success and build strong finance operations that support the campaign’s budget.
● Oversee any additional expansion and management of the finance team.

● One to two cycles of experience in political fundraising and campaigns, with a strong track record of success. Knowledge of NGP-VAN is a plus.
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
● Strong understanding of Excel/Google Sheets and being capable of effectively organizing fundraising data.
● Detail-oriented with excellent time management, planning, organization skills.
● Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects, and a willingness to hold self and others accountable to goals.
● Aptitude for projecting revenue and managing budgets. 
● Team player with a positive attitude that is able to motivate others. 
● Ability to maintain a flexible schedule, including frequent evening and weekend work, and ability to travel.
● Commitment to winning a Primary and General Election.

Compensation and benefits: 
$6,000 - $6,500/mo, commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a temporary position that will last through the June 2024 Primary Election, with the opportunity to extend until the November 2024 general election. 

How to Apply: 
Send resume to Bryan Sokolowski, Campaign Manager, at [email protected].
Please include “John Avlon for Congress–Finance Director Application” in the subject line. 

_We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to fostering a workplace that is safe, inclusive, and equitable, and free from harassment and discrimination. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply._