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Blue Wave Politics – Fundraising Associate


We are seeking a Fundraising Assistant for a U.S. Senate race in the Pacific Northwest to join our team between now and the November 2018 election. The scope of work includes assisting in all levels of fundraising for a statewide candidate. This is a fantastic opportunity for those wishing to gain experience on a political campaign and build a vast professional network in a busy work environment.


  • Assist fundraising lead, help execute a comprehensive fundraising plan including prepping for candidate call time, prospecting new donors, and helping to manage large fundraising events;
  • Special event coordination from small gatherings to large scale, high profile political fundraisers;
  • Direct donor communication and donor maintenance across the state;
  • Manage, clean, track, and build new and existing donor database systems;
  • Report on fundraising goals, strategy, and developments to fundraising lead;
  • And other responsibilities as they develop.



  • Requires proficient professional experience working with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel, and Google Drive
  • Ability to prioritize and meet competing deadlines
  • Ability to maintain and manage highly confidential or sensitive information
  • Additional skills in graphic design valuable but not necessary

Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience: Experience in fundraising on a political campaign strongly preferred. Non-fundraising, campaign experience welcome.

Application Procedure: To be considered, please send a cover letter and resume showing why you would be a great fit to with “Fundraising Associate” as the subject line.

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