Deputy Finance Director

Deadline: 12/06/2021

Full Time Election Cycle

The Minnesota DFL Party is now accepting applications for the following job. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, list of references, and a Voluntary Self-Identification form (Optional) by email with subject line “Deputy Finance Director” to:

Nora Ptacek
Finance Director

Open Date: November 15, 2021
Application Deadline: December 6, 2021
Start Date: January 3, 2022
Title: Deputy Finance Director
Status: Full-time employment

Ideal candidates will possess strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills, in addition to understanding basic fundraising strategies. Familiarity with Minnesota politics is preferred but not required.


  • Develop, plan, and execute grassroots fundraising events.
  • Oversee the DFL webstore and promotion of merchandise through online advertising and email campaigns.
  • Sort, process, and deposit daily mail-in contributions.
  • Conduct accurate and timely donor follow up and acknowledgement.
  • Manage monthly small-dollar recurring contribution program.
  • Conduct research on current and potential contributors and prospect for new donors.
  • Provide additional support to other departments in high-intensity moments.
  • Manage our data entry process through NGP.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Finance Director, Executive Director, or DFL Chairman.


  • Exemplary time management, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Detail-oriented and able to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  • Familiarity with NGP and ActBlue.
  • Excellent writing skills and computer skills, especially Excel and Google Spreadsheets
  • 1-2 cycles of campaign experience (finance or otherwise)
  • Willingness to work irregular hours especially close to the election

Compensation: Commensurate with experience, with initial salary band of $40,000-$55,000. Employees of the DFL are paid on a bi-weekly basis and receive a competitive benefits package including health care and dental.

Diversity and Inclusion: The Minnesota DFL is an equal-opportunity employer. The DFL Party is committed to including groups historically underrepresented due to race/ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, and/or ability. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented and marginalized communities to apply.

Voluntary Self-Identification Information (OPTIONAL)

Consistent with the DFL Party’s commitment to including groups historically under-represented in the DFL Party’s affairs, by virtue of race/ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, or disability, we encourage members of underrepresented groups to seek jobs within the DFL Party. To help in this effort, we ask applicants to complete this self-identification form. Completion of this information is voluntary and is not a requirement of employment. This information will not affect the decision regarding your application for employment. This information will be kept confidential.

Select one or more groups that fit your identity:

  • African American
  • Asian/Pacific American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • LGBTQ+
  • Native American
  • Person with Disability
  • Veteran
  • White or Caucasian