Assistant People Coordinator
Political Action Department

Washington, DC

Assistant People Coordinator
Political Action Department
United Staff Union - Grade 6
Washington, DC
Salary starting at: $60,722

This position is responsible for assisting the Political Action Department in implementing programs that support the political action objectives and fundraising goals of AFSCME.


  • Assists with strategic development of AFSCME’s PEOPLE program including affiliate programs, IU initiatives, digital and other fundraising programs.
  • Under direction of Assistant Director, works directly with affiliate leaders and staff to develop, implement and track PEOPLE programs.
  • Responsible for producing reports on fundraising activities as requested.
  • Represents AFSCME at various conferences and meetings for the purpose of promoting PEOPLE programs and drives.
  • Work across departments, including data and analytics to ensure proper tracking of program participants, and communications, to implement digital solicitation and maintenance programs.
  • Assist with development and production of program materials, including pamphlets, flyers, training materials, clothing items and more.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of related work experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills Requirements:

  • Knowledge of unions and their political action and fundraising activities.
  • Must be able to complete assignments and meet departmental deadlines.
  • Knowledge of applications and computer software associated with digital communications, databases, spreadsheets, documents, presentations, and other office suite programs.
  • Strong writing and oral communications skills are essential. Ability to work in a team environment and supervise administrative staff.
  • Knowledge of FEC laws and regulations is helpful.
  • Proven effectiveness in public speaking, campaign plan-writing and budgeting, running meetings, and holding training seminars is preferred.
  • Extensive travel, extended work hours, and a valid driver’s license required.

To be considered
For each position of interest, please send a separate email with an attached cover letter and resume to: recruiting@afscme.org.

Posting Date: March 16, 2017

Proud to be an Equal Opportunity/AA Employer

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