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WORK FOR AMERICA VOTES

America Votes job opportunities are periodically updated and listed below when available. We are always looking for talented, dedicated progressives who might be interested in working for us; please feel free to send resumes to recruiting@americavotes.org.

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Compliance Coordinator (Washington, DC)

Organization Overview

America Votes works across the country with over 400 state and national partner organizations to advance progressive policies, expand access to the ballot, coordinate issue advocacy and election campaigns, and protect every American's right to vote. America Votes has built a permanent advocacy and campaign infrastructure that provides strategic coordination, data and targeting services to progressive organizations. Groups that are part of America Votes work on a broad range of issues including environmental protection, education, human and civil rights, women's rights, reproductive choice and labor. America Votes' strong progressive infrastructure supports our coalition partners' advocacy efforts and coordinated voter outreach.

Position Description

America Votes seeks a detail-oriented, well organized professional to serve as Compliance Coordinator for the CFO/In-House Counsel. This person will be responsible for; administration of federal and state campaign committee accounts, including assisting in the registration and reporting of campaign finance reports and lobbyist reports at the state level. He/She will be responsible for tracking expenditures activities needed for disclosure reports, administration of campaign/program accounts, contribution regulations, and adherence to federal and state agency reporting dates. The ideal candidate has experience assisting or working with non-profit, campaign finance or lobbyist activity reporting at the federal and or state level.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Compile all transactions for preparation of disclosure reports for programs
  • Process contributions and expenditures for campaign accounts
  • Organize State PAC records, reports and correspondence
  • Assist CFO in preparation of disclosure reports and ensure timely filings 
  • Assist CFO in oversight of activities 
  • Compile news clips regarding campaign finance, compliance issues for nonprofits and PACs
  • Work with Accounting Department on other administrative tasks as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications

  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Experience with either federal or state campaign finance reporting
  • Strong computer skills especially Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of financial reporting databases such as NGP, or FECFILE
  • Experience with working with accounting software is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to work independently, exercising good judgment and discretion.
  • Previous experience with nonprofit, advocacy or political organizations a must.
  • Commitment to the mission of the organization.

Applicants are encouraged to review www.americavotes.org to learn more about America Votes.

Compensation
Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health, dental, and vision.

To Apply
Send a cover letter stating salary requirement and resume to recruiting@americavotes.org.

America Votes is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Florida Data and Targeting Manager

Organization Overview

America Votes works across the country with over 400 state and national partner organizations to advance progressive policies, expand access to the ballot, coordinate issue advocacy and election campaigns, and protect every American's right to vote. America Votes has built a permanent advocacy and campaign infrastructure that provides strategic coordination, data and targeting services to progressive organizations. Groups that are part of America Votes work on a broad range of issues including environmental protection, education, human and civil rights, women's rights, reproductive choice and labor. America Votes' strong progressive infrastructure supports our coalition partners' advocacy efforts and coordinated voter outreach.

For more information about America Votes visit our website at www.americavotes.org.

Position Description

America Votes seeks an experienced individual for the full-time position of State Data and Targeting Manager. America Votes utilizes and offers its partner organizations a range of voter file, data and targeting services. We seek an experienced individual with a combination of technical and political skills to manage these services and work with state partner groups. The Data and Targeting Manager will report to the State Director.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and coordinate all data needs of AV state Staff and Partners. 
  • Work with consultants and other AV staff responsible for the acquisition, enhancement, and management of voter files. 
  • Manage voter file access for AV partner organizations and their consultants. This includes administration and security; training and providing available technical assistance. 
  • Work with partner organizations using the voter file and other technologies to support and enhance voter contact programs. This includes assisting partners in employing best practices.
  • Manage and enhance volunteer recruitment database, virtual predictive dialer, and other web based programs and information.
  • Work with other AV staff and partner groups to ensure that programs are maximizing shared voter file, targeting, and other data resources. 
  • Make recommendations and provide strategic support regarding ways to make data and database operations more efficient and effective. 
  • Troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software problems.
  • Work with vendors to resolve any IT issues that may arise.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Candidates should have an understanding of common direct voter contact programs and at least one cycle of experience in the use of data in candidate or issue-base campaigns.
  • Strong VAN skills are required; familiarity with other online electoral/advocacy tools and constituent relationship management tools is a plus.
  • Strong Excel skills are required, as is willingness and aptitude to learn new technical skills.
  • Candidates should have a diplomatic, professional approach to problem solving while working independently or on a team, as well as the ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively.
  • Must be a self-starter willing to work long irregular ‘campaign-style' hours and to travel as needed, especially during campaign season. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated history of persistence and resourcefulness in solving technical and data problems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, work well under pressure, be detail oriented, and meet deadlines. 
  • Must demonstrate discretion and good judgment
  • Field experience in a staff capacity a plus.

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401K.

To Apply

Please email a copy of your resume, a cover letter with salary requirements and three references to Josh Geise at jgeise@americavotes.org. Include "Data and Targeting Manager" in the subject line.

America Votes is an equal opportunity employer.