This position will report to the Operations Director and will provide administrative support for 20+ employee organization, both remote and onsite.
Please note that during this time of COVID-19, all staff work from home. There is a schedule of one person per day who wishes or needs to work in the office. This position will need to work from the office occasionally, following our safety protocols.
Manage office supplies, facilities, and utilities (e.g. internet, phones, copier) for in-office and remote employees, including keeping track of inventory and ordering more as needed
Maintain records on office equipment and technology used by staff
Process mail and coordinate information for our post office accounts as needed
Process checks and record in ActionKit, DonorPerfect, and our fiscal files; and prepare for deposit
Provide special events logistical support
Support national volunteer committees verifying and following up on volunteers’ membership status
Manage data usage agreements & signed documents files
Maintain national email google listservs, administrative lists, national website information, and volunteer email inboxes/domains
Coordinate all-staff calendars and create, maintain, and send out the weekly staff meeting agendas
Support hiring processes by scheduling and notifying candidates of their status under direction from the Operations Director
Support the National Political Committee with scheduling, setting up online votes, and publication of minutes
Additional duties as needed
2+ years providing high level administrative support.
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.
Experience managing an office with a largely remote staff.
Familiarity with Google Suite.
Experience with ActionKit and other CRMs.
Creativity and sense of humor.
Reports to: Operations Director
Work Schedule: Full-time. Work hours will fluctuate according to campaign needs and members’ availability.
Location: New York City, NY
Salary: $42,500-$47,500, non-exempt, depending on experience.
Benefits: We offer employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their spouse/partner and/or dependent children, and three weeks of vacation in the first year of employment, then four weeks each year thereafter.
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement with the Washington-Baltimore News Guild.
Application Deadline: February 5, 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 280 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, 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.