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Finance Manager – Finance Department

Location: Sacramento, CA

Position Summary:

The California Democratic Party (CADEM) is the largest state party in the nation, representing over 10 million registered Democrats. CADEM is looking for a highly motivated individual to serve as Finance Manager. A strong candidate will be able to quickly learn the processes and procedures of political and grassroots fundraising. It is imperative that the candidate is familiar with local, state, and national politics and has a passion for the important work of the Democratic Party. The Finance Coordinator will work closely with the Finance Director to implement CADEM’s aggressive fundraising plan for the 2024 election cycle.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Process incoming contributions and enter detailed information quickly and correctly into finance software.
  • Data collection for reporting purposes and database records.
  • Manage correspondence for a wide range of donations.
  • Maintain, promote and grow grassroots donor programs.
  • Support the call time program, including donor debriefing, and prospecting.
  • Support at virtual and in-person fundraising events—planning, logistics and follow up.
  • Other assignments or tasks as necessary relating to finance and fundraising.

Qualities and Qualifications:

  • Ability to learn and follow state and federal compliance requirements as they relate to fundraising;
  • Excellent task management and willingness to work under deadlines; • Strong communication skills, especially over the phone;
  • Proficiency in computer skills including virtual communication tools (Excel, Word, Google Suite, Zoom, Dropbox, etc.);
  • Familiarity with compliance and various campaign databases is a plus (ActBlue, NGP, etc.);
  • Willingness to contribute to the team effort by performing other tasks as needed,
  • Commitment to details, results, meeting goals, and consistent improvement;
  • Resilient, resourceful, and adaptive to priority shifts and change (big and small);
  • 1 -2 years of campaign or political experience recommended.


The salary ranges between $5,500-6,000 per month depending on experience. Position will include medical, dental and vision insurance benefits at no cost to the Finance Manager.

Application Instructions: Please email your resume and three professional references to [email protected] with “Finance Manager_[Insert Last Name]” in the subject line. Direct any questions regarding benefits to: [email protected]

The California Democratic Party complies with all applicable laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination on the basis of a “Protected Characteristic,” which is defined as: sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, transgender, pregnancy (and pregnancy-related conditions), race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, caste, creed, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, body size, domestic violence victim status, and any other identity or characteristic recognized by federal or California law or applicable local ordinance. No employment decision or action will be based on or influenced by a Protected Characteristic.