Who we are:
The Dallas County Democratic Party is on the front lines of the fight to save our democracy in a state led by conservative extremists desperate to hold on to political power, afraid of the people, and suppressing votes instead of delivering basic resources like electricity.
Our diverse county serves 2.6 million people across 900 square miles. We work each day to grow our majority in Dallas County, and turn Texas blue. We will register voters, and turn out every Democratic voter in every neighborhood with our broad coalition of elected officials, Precinct Chairs, clubs, and activists from every part of the county.
Dallas County Democrats are an inclusive, people-powered movement that believes in equal opportunity, fairness, freedom, family, community, and a responsibility to ourselves and each other.
The Dallas County Democratic Party’s Finance Director’s role is to manage and execute DCD’s strategic fundraising plan to fund DCD’s budget. The Finance Director works closely with the DCD executive director and comptroller to manage the DCD budget and oversee cash flow for the organization.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Manage and execute strategic finance plan which includes soliciting contributions, planning fundraising events, partnering with organizations, and collaborating with the Communications Director on digital fundraising
Execute and manage donor research and expand new donor networks
Create call sheets and manage call time
Work with the Chair to develop the Finance Committee and the various donor groups that fall under the Finance Committee
Manage follow up on all correspondence and pledges
Manage NGP donor database
Manage donor thank you program
Guide development of the yearly budget, implementation and goal tracking
Regularly work with elected official to develop a partnership and update them on DCD finance related matters
Help leadership manage large donor conversations with major national funders
Work with digital vendor to create a digital fundraising plan strategy
One to two cycles of campaign finance experience
Excellent attention to detail and highly organized
Experience with planning events
Strong written and communication skills
Time management skills
Knowledge of NGP, Google Sheets, ActBlue
Donor prospecting and research experience preferred
Experience managing call-time
Experience managing staff
Working knowledge of Texas campaign finance laws
Prior experience with targeting donors and managing follow-up
Interested candidates should submit their resume, a detailed cover letter, and one writing sample to Chair Kristy Noble at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials by July 31, 2021. This job posting will remain open until the position is filled.
DCD recognizes that our success requires us to be a place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come and do their best work. We are focused on building a staff that is diverse of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different. Candidates of color, women, LGBTQI, and more are encouraged to apply.