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The Democratic Socialists of America is a member-run, socialist organization with more than 350 groups in every state and the District of Columbia engaged in movement-building, public education, direct action, advocacy, and electoral politics. Our immediate goal is to build working-class power against the capitalist class while advancing transformative reforms like Medicare for All and a Green New Deal, supporting a robust labor movement, advancing racial justice, electing socialists to office, and shifting the public framing around capitalism and democratic socialism. DSA is a “big tent,” multi-tendency organization that welcomes everyone committed to democracy and socialism. 

Reporting to the Data and Tech Manager, the Database Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining our 250K+ record database and the database for our educational sister 501(c)3, making sure our data is clean, up-to-date, and searchable.


Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Position will include duties for both DSA (501c4) and DSA Fund (501c3)
  • Maintain contribution and membership records, as well as emails on our contact list, through data entry and data cleanup
  • Recommend and implement policies, procedures, and guidelines for data entry
  • Identify, research, and ensure a timely resolution to resolve technical problems with CRMs
  • Process incoming dues and donations payments
  • Work with other staff to plan for and coordinate fundraising and communication efforts and producing mailing, fundraising, and Democratic Left lists
  • Provide segmented lists and data of various types to staff as needed
  • Assist with registration for conferences and conventions
  • Document and advise other staff on the use and limitations of CRMs
  • Is a technical expert on all things ActionKit, including training new staff in ActionKit basics


Requirements:

  • Unwavering attention to detail, even when doing tasks repeatedly or when dealing with a large data set
  • Quickly spots potential process improvements and trouble areas in systems
  • Pattern recognition in data sets
  • Prior experience working with a development-focused database/CRM system
  • Familiarity with Google Suite and Microsoft Excel
  • Proven ability to facilitate technical training sessions for largely non-technical audiences.
  • Exceptional listening, interpersonal, and general communication skills.
  • A strong relationship-builder and team player.
  • Self starter that can efficiently manage multiple projects at once, use limited resources effectively, and work with a team.
  • Handles high pressure situations with positive attitude, tact and professionalism.
  • Commitment to democratic socialist, feminist, anti-racist, anti-heterosexist and pro- worker action and identify as a socialist and be grounded in democratic socialist politics; general agreement with the positions and perspectives of YDSA and DSA.


Preferred:

  • Experience with ActionKit or experience with multiple CRMs
  • Experience in coding in SQL
  • Familiarity with information security best practices
  • Creativity and sense of humor

 

Reports to: Data and Tech Manager


Work Schedule: Full-time. Work hours will fluctuate according to campaign needs and members’ availability.

Salary: $52K in first year with scheduled 2K raises in 2022 and 2023.

Benefits:

  • We offer employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their spouse/partner and/or dependent children.
  • Three weeks of vacation in the first year of employment, then four weeks each year thereafter.
  • Employee contribution equivalent to 1% of wage to a 401k.

 

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement with the Washington-Baltimore News Guild.

 

Application Deadline: July 19, 2021

 

To Apply: Click here

 

No phone calls or recruiters, please.

 

Democratic Socialists of America is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a staff that reflects the working class. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, DREAMers, as well as members of the LGBTQ communities.

The Democratic Socialists of America is a member-run, socialist organization with more than 350 groups in every state and the District of Columbia engaged in movement-building, public education, direct action, advocacy, and electoral…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    July 19, 2021

Salary

At least $52,000$52K in first year with scheduled 2K raises in 2022 and 2023.

Benefits

Benefits:

• We offer employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their spouse/partner and/or dependent children.

• Three weeks of vacation in the first year of employment, then four weeks each year thereafter. • Employee contribution equivalent to 1% of wage to a 401k.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement with the Washington-Baltimore News Guild. 

Benefits:

• We offer employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their spouse/partner and/or dependent children.

• Three weeks of vacation in the first year of…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
75 Maiden Ln, New York, NY 10038, USA

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