Finance Assistant

  • End Citizens United
  • Washington, DC
  • Jan 19, 2022
Full time Administrative Database Public Policy Entry Level Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

End Citizens United and Let America Vote’s Mission: To fix our democracy by getting Big Money out of politics and protecting the right to vote. We will work to end our rigged political system by electing reform champions, passing meaningful legislative reforms, and elevating these issues in the national conversation. We will work in partnership with these champions to overturn Citizens United, end the unlimited and undisclosed money in politics, and protect and expand the right to vote.

Reports to:  Deputy Finance Director

Anticipated Start Date: March 2022

Deadline To Apply: February 11, 2022

Job Summary

End Citizens United/Let America Vote is seeking a Finance Assistant to join our Finance Team. The Finance Assistant will support the Finance Team and will write, review, and send fundraising solicitations in support of the grassroots fundraising activities of End Citizens United, Let America Vote, and endorsed candidates.

The Finance Department at ECU/LAV is responsible for raising the funds necessary to support ECU//LAV’s work through both grassroots and high dollar contributions.

This is an entry level position. This role will serve as an integral member of our grassroots fundraising team and responsibilities include copy writing and editing, conducting direct fundraising solicitations, and supporting other members of the Finance Team as necessary.

This is a temporary position through the 2022 election cycle (November 2022) with the possibility for permanent placement.

Primary Responsibilities: 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Writing and copy editing email solicitations in conjunction with our Digital Fundraising Team
  • Making direct solicitations of contributions for ECU/LAV and endorsed candidates
  • Helping with the processing of contributions in conjunction with the Compliance Department
  • Conducting donor research
  • Providing support for the Finance Department on various projects as needed


  • A commitment to getting Big Money out of politics and protecting the right to vote
  • Strong writing and copy editing skills
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and a professional demeanor

Additional skills desired:

  • Knowledge of Google platforms and Microsoft Excel
  • Graphic design experience is preferred
  • Experience in digital fundraising is preferred
  • Prior campaign or political fundraising experience is preferred

The starting salary for this position is $42,000 and comes with a competitive benefits package. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume through our website. No calls, please. 

Job Location: Washington, DC. No option for permanent remote work.

COVID-19: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all positions are currently working remotely and travel is suspended. This position will be required to work in-office when our offices reopen, which is currently anticipated to be in spring 2022. Once the office is reopened, we will have a hybrid in-office/work from home schedule. Candidates must be willing to receive the full course of one of the CDC-recommended vaccinations against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, including recommended boosters. Reasonable accommodations may be granted in accordance with relevant federal and state regulations.

Physical Demands: Our DC office space is a professional office environment and this position requires the typical demands of that workspace. This position mainly uses an assigned workstation with computer use, but may require movement or maintaining a stationary position for short or long periods of time. Employees may rarely be asked to do tasks requiring dexterity or lifting items, such as stuffing envelopes or lifting boxes. All employees may request a reasonable accommodation to perform their job tasks.

End Citizens United/Let America Vote is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values a multicultural, diverse working environment. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply.