Manager, Political Affairs

01 May, 2023


Manager, Political Affairs

Washington D.C.

About the job

Job Summary: Political engagement professional who will execute all aspects of Finseca’s political activities. The Manager will be responsible for a grassroots portfolio including political fundraising, coordinating legislative meetings, identifying, and recruiting new advocates from the Finseca membership, and developing them into high-quality political advocates. Will help implement and execute political training and our annual fly-in. Other projects as necessary.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Execution of Finseca’s Ambassador program. The Ambassador program is Finseca’s political engagement program designed to build trusted relationships with policymakers for our members. Core program responsibilities are:
  1. Schedule and execute, including being responsible for hitting fundraising event goals and doing one on one individual fundraising outreach to specific goals
  2. Working with external partners (Congressional staff, fundraisers) staff to facilitate meetings with Ambassadors and policymakers
  3. Recruitment and development of new Finseca Ambassadors and donors to specific goals
  • Working with other members of the Political Affairs team to increase member awareness of Finseca’s political programs through membership communication pieces, website materials, Finseca meetings, and events, etc.
  • Communicating with Ambassadors to provide political and legislative updates
  • Tracking legislative developments as they relate to the financial security profession and the political environment overall
  • Engaging in political strategy to increase engagement and success for Finseca’s advocacy goals on the state and federal level
  • Utilizing the database to record all political activities including contributions, legislative meetings, and individualized plans, and ensuring accurate and thorough records are kept
  • Assist with grassroots activations, donor drives, and other membership-wide initiatives
  • Other duties as required

Skills & Experience

  • 3-5 years’ work experience in political and member engagement, political/PAC fundraising, or campaign setting
  • Strong political fundraising background, including event management, individual fundraising including soliciting both large and small dollar contributions, and donor maintenance/relationship building
  • Strong knowledge of Congressional staffing and scheduling procedures
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Quorum, BGOV, and/or political software a plus

Call (703) 641-9400 for more information on how to apply.

Job posted: 2023-05-01