• Florida Deputy Finance Director

    The Florida Democratic Party (FDP) is seeking a Deputy Finance Director. We are seeking an experienced fundraiser who will help to serve as a strategic asset to FDP’s finance department and various federal, state and local officials and campaigns in Florida, and other elected and party officials and leaders across the state. The Deputy will be responsible for helping manage the operations of the department along with the Finance Director. The Deputy Finance Director will join the FDP team to help energize our base and help deliver Democratic victories up and down the ticket.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Planning and executing events and other fundraising activities
    • Execute and manage donor research and expand principal’s new donor networks
    • Effectively managing and messaging the candidate in call time
    • Building and maintaining donor relationships
    • Developing and executing strategic fundraising plans and meeting performance milestones, with continual progress toward larger organizational goals.
    • Direct solicitations from state and local donors through multiple channels
    • Managing finance assistant and interns
    • Drafting email and mail solicitations
    • Work closely with compliance staff
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications and Skills:

    • A minimum of 1 year prior fundraising experience
    • Experience managing staff preferred
    • Prior experience with targeting contributors and follow up management
    • Good time management skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Social media skills
    • Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills – the ability to speak persuasively in a charged atmosphere
    • A strong commitment to Democratic ideals and issues
    • Effective computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and NGP
    • Prior experience with targeting contributors and follow up management
    • Willing to work extensive hours, including nights and weekends with some travel
    • The ability to prioritize and meet multiple deadlines and handle regular challenges with a positive attitude
    • Committed to details, results, meeting goals, and consistent improvement

    This position is highly collaborative and crucial to FDP achieving its mission of electing Democrats at all levels in 2018. Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and three references in one PDF format (other formats not accepted) to jobs@fladems.com with the position in the subject line.

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