Florida Part-Time Finance Assistant

The Florida Democratic Party is expanding our team in advance of 2020 and is seeking a Finance Assistant to assist with surrogate call time and some of the administrative functions of the Finance Department. This position is part-time (approximately 20 hours/week) and entry level or appropriate for someone with more experience but prefers a flexible schedule. The Finance Assistant will be based out of the Florida Democratic Party’s Fort Lauderdale HQ office with some travel by car around South Florida and will be a vital part of a highly collaborative and friendly Finance team.

Description of Duties

  • Schedule and manage fundraising call time with current and former elected officials
  • Maintain detailed records of contributions and interactions with donors in database
  • Assist with local and regional on-site event operations
  • Assist with donor research
  • Update donor contact info in database
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills

  • Self-motivation, professionalism and a positive demeanor
  • Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills
  • Extremely organized
  • Knowledge of Excel and G Suite
  • Experience with design applications (InDesign, Illustrator, etc.) a plus
  • Willingness to work outside of typical business hours, including nights and weekends with approximately 25% travel by car
  • Committed to details, results, and consistent improvement
  • A strong commitment to Democratic ideals and issues

Logistics

  • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable mode of transportation and the ability to travel extensively at times throughout the state for more than a day at a time
  • Must be able to travel outside of the state, often for several days at a time, to national trainings and events
  • Office hours are 9:30 – 6:30, Monday through Friday, however, evening and weekend hours will be needed regularly
  • Must have the ability to regularly lift and carry 25lbs

Salary & Benefits

The Florida Democratic Party offers a competitive salary with the opportunity for growth, salary range is $15 to $20 per hour commensurate with experience. The position is currently slated through December 31, 2020 and may be renewed for permanency.Please send a resume, three references, and writing samples to jobs@floridadems.org with your name and the job you are applying for in the subject line.

Please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to jobs@floridadems.org with your name and the job you are applying for in the subject line.

The Florida Democratic Party is committed to hiring an inclusive, diverse staff. We are 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, sexual orientation, ethnic identity, or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.