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Coordinated Campaign Fundraising Director Austin, TX
Training Internship Austin, TX
Finance Internship Austin, TX
Political Internship Austin, TX
Communications Internship Austin, TX

Coordinated Campaign Fundraising Director

The Texas Democratic Party is seeking a coordinated campaign fundraising director (CCFD) to lead the coordinated campaign finance team and raise money for our coordinated campaign. The CCFD will interface directly with our statewide Democratic nominees and their campaigns, and will be responsible for drafting and implementing an aggressive finance program for each nominee.

What you’ll do

  • Developing an executing a strategic fundraising program for the Texas Democratic Coordinated Campaign
  • Performing an initial assessment of existing fundraising operations within the coordinated campaign structure
  • Manage call time and implementing a system to track fundraising goals for multiple candidates and campaigns
  • Build, manage, and schedule events in major and secondary markets
  • Track all donors, contributions, and follow-up communication
  • Researching and prospecting donors and building lists

Required qualifications

  • 2 cycles as a finance or fundraising director, or 2 years as a fundraising consultant
  • Proficiency in NGP VAN

Preference given for experience with

  • Fundraising staff managerial experience
  • Experience in designing fundraising collateral;

How to apply

Please email your resume, a list of three previous clients or employers, and a cover letter to Cliff Walker at [email protected]


 

The Texas Democratic Party adopted a hiring policy called the ‘Rooney Rule’ to help build a more diverse staff for Democratic campaigns. The policy requires that job openings interview minority candidates and encourages such candidates to be sought out and considered.

The Texas Democratic Party is 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, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Training Internship

The Texas Democratic Party is seeking Training interns. Interns will get hands on experiences working at TDP’s statewide headquarters located in Austin. This is not just another paper-pushing internship – you will play a role in our statewide training campaign to build the capacity of candidates, volunteers, activists and local party members.

We are looking for interns with the following skills and experience:

  • Copy editing documents and publications;
  • Google Drive, Google Slides in particular;
  • The ability to pull together quality presentations and information on a tight timeline;
  • Strong researching skills, including the ability to succinctly summarize research findings;
  • Strong public speaker; and
  • Understands political campaigns (experience with political campaigns preferred).

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] This position is unpaid. No calls please.


Finance Internship

The Texas Democratic Party is seeking Finance Interns. Candidates should be college students or recent graduates who are looking to gain political fundraising experience. This internship is the perfect preparation for joining a top campaign’s finance operation, issue organization, or state party.Interns will work in a fast-paced environment and duties will include assisting staff with donor research, creating call sheets, fundraising calls, database management, and event planning/staffing. Strong applicants will be well organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and have a positive attitude and willingness to learn. Excel and Word knowledge required.To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] This position is unpaid. No calls please.


Political Internship

The Texas Democratic Party is seeking Political Interns. Interns will get hands on experiences working at TDP’s statewide headquarters located in Austin. This is not just another paper-pushing internship – you will play a role in our coordinated campaign effort to elect Democrats all up and down the ballot across the entire state of Texas. You will learn about a modern political campaigns.Our political team is actively recruiting and helping in campaigns at all levels. Interns will be asked to research campaign districts, help create campaign plans, help plan and execute candidate trainings, and help candidates directly.To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] This position is unpaid. No calls please.


Communications Internship

The Texas Democratic Party (TDP) is looking for interns to work within the communications department to foster the growth of the next generation of campaign staff and leaders.Communications Interns will play a role in our communications strategy that helps elect Democrats all across the state of Texas. You will learn all about building and maintaining our press lists, drafting press releases, brainstorming ideas for how we can best amplify our message, and the importance of building relationships with newspapers, radio and tv stations along the way.To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] This position is unpaid. No calls please.


The Texas Democratic Party is 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, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

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