Quantcast

Opportunities

Part-time Bookkeeper


FLSA Status: Exempt
The Bookkeeper records financial transactions and posts the information to the accounting software. This position also involves reconciling accounts to ensure accuracy. The Bookkeeper reports to the Financial Manager. This position is based in Washington, DC.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Matching receipts to credit card statements
  • Entering credit card transactions in QuickBooks
  • Reconciling monthly credit card and bank account statements
  • Entering accounts payable invoices in QuickBooks
  • Processing check payments
  • Assisting with accounts receivable
  • Maintaining the accounting filing system
  • Assisting with year-end audit requests
  • Providing clerical and administrative support as requested
  • Additional tasks and projects as needed

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 2 years of Bookkeeping experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of QuickBooks experience
  • Experience working with General Ledger and Chart of Accounts
  • Basic understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Keen attention to detail and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • High level of organizational ability and professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and also in a team environment
  • Passionate about the conservative principles of limited government, personal responsibility, and free enterprise

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Work performed in an office environment weekdays between the hours of 9 am – 6 pm
  • 24 hours per week

To Apply:
Please submit resume, cover letter and hourly salary requirement to Denise Passero, Financial Manager at dpassero@conservative.org.


Interning at the ACU

CPAC Internship

Each semester, the American Conservative Union (ACU) selects talented college students and recent graduates for its paid internship program. The ACU Internship Program provides a unique professional development experience designed to give participants first-hand knowledge of the state of the American conservative movement and our efforts to grow and strengthen it. Interns are tasked with a number of responsibilities, from assisting in grassroots advocacy to helping plan and present our annual CPAC event, the nation’s largest annual gathering of conservatives.

Interns are also given opportunities to learn more about Washington DC through informative and fun events. Interns will get the opportunity to attend a congressional hearing, tour the Capitol, and interact with conservative leaders from across the country.

Depending on the department,  you will be directly involved in the major projects of the ACU, like CPAC, state and Congressional ratings, and our social media presence. You will gain hands-on experience as part of a supportive and collaborative team, all sharing the goal of spreading and energizing the conservative movement in America.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to gmorgan@conservative.org. Applications are rolling, but the deadline for Spring 2016 is December 20. Include all of your contact information. If possible, indicate an approximate schedule if you are in school and have time constraints.

Communications Department


The Communications Intern will work with the Communications Department, assisting in daily tasks and long term projects.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to gmorgan@conservative.org. Applications are rolling, but the deadline for Spring 2016 is December 20. Include all of your contact information. If possible, indicate an approximate schedule if you are in school and have time constraints.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write and distribute press materials promotion the organization’s activities
  • Review, edit and proofread website content
  • Help to plan and execute press events
  • Maintain and edit large media database
  • Monitor social media accounts
  • Assist in marketing efforts

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • 1 or more years of undergraduate studies in English, political science, communications or equivalent
  • Stong writing skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office and social networking platforms
  • A solid conservative political philosophy
  • Good research skills
  • Ability to organize, multitask and prioritize tasks and projects
  • Be a team player with the ability to work in fast-paced environment
  • Excellent phone skills

Events & Conferences Department


The Events and Conferences Intern will work with the Events and Conferences Coordinator, assisting in daily tasks and long term projects.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to gmorgan@conservative.org. Applications are rolling, but the deadline for Spring 2016 is December 20. Include all of your contact information. If possible, indicate an approximate schedule if you are in school and have time constraints.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with the planning of CPAC Events
  • Assist with the planning of ACU ratings events
  • Coordinate with CPAC speakers and their staffs
  • Assist with management of event volunteers
  • Maintain databases of contact information for speakers, volunteers, etc.
  • Draft speaker biographies
  • Manage website content
  • Attend meetings and venue walkthroughs
  • Provide on-site event support

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Genuine interest in supporting the conservative movement
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and social network platforms
  • Good research skills
  • Detail-oriented, energetic and trustworthy
  • Ability to organize, multitask and prioritize tasks and projects
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent phone skills

Desired Skills

  • Event planning experience
  • Customer service experience with a friendly demeanor
  • Willingness to work extended and weekend hours as events approach

Government Relations Department


The Government Relations Intern will work in the Government Relations Department, assisting in daily tasks and long term projects.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to gmorgan@conservative.org. Applications are rolling, but the deadline for Spring 2016 is December 20. Include all of your contact information. If possible, indicate an approximate schedule if you are in school and have time constraints.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with the ACU’s Hill and state outreach efforts
  • Contribute to the State Ratings Projects
  • Attend congressional hearings and think-tank panels
  • Report breaking legislative news to the Director of Government Relations

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Genuine interest in supporting the conservative movement
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and social network platforms
  • Good research skills
  • Detail-oriented, energetic and trustworthy
  • Ability to organize, multitask and prioritize tasks and project
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent phone skills

Operations Department


The Operations Intern assists with a wide variety of assignments relating to the day-to-day operation of the organization, including financial, human resources, grant management and other operational aspects.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to gmorgan@conservative.org. Applications are rolling, but the deadline for Spring 2016 is December 20. Include all of your contact information. If possible, indicate an approximate schedule if you are in school and have time constraints.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Process membership acknowledgement letters
  • Perform ad hoc research as directed on a wide variety of topics
  • Generate financial reports as needed
  • Assist the Executive Director and Director of Operations as needed with a variety of tasks; past examples include drafting mission statements, researching Board history, and organizing filing systems
  • Contribute to the greater efficiency of the organization, from assisting with the implementation of new policies to identifying better ways to organize the office environment

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Proficiency in MS and social network platforms
  • Good research skills
  • Detail-oriented, energetic and trustworthy
  • Ability to organize, multitask and prioritize assignments
  • Team player with the ability to perform successfully in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent phone skills
  • A desire to understand how a business, particularly a non-profit, functions

Development Department


Do you like money, people, persuasive and creative communication? Then fundraising is for you! The development intern participates in a variety of fundraising activities, including direct mail, email, social media and website outreach, major donor relations, research, and grant writing.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to gmorgan@conservative.org. Applications are rolling, but the deadline for Spring 2016 is December 20. Include all of your contact information. If possible, indicate an approximate schedule if you are in school and have time constraints.

RESPONSIBILITIES (Some combination of the following administrative and creative)

  •  Donor, foundation, and prospective donor research
  •  Donor communications, both written and verbal
  •  New member welcome kits production and mailing
  •  Data entry of donor and prospect information
  •  Writing issue and activity summaries for our direct mail vendor
  •  Newsletter production and writing (depending on skill)
  •  Social media campaigns to encourage members to ask other members to join
  •  Writing and/or preparing grant applications for foundations
  •  Travel arrangements for Development Director
  •  Assist with event management and hosting
  •  Assist donors or handle inquiries on the phone

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Proficiency in MS and social network platforms
  • Good research skills
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Some creativity in written or graphic design mediums
  • Detail-oriented, energetic and trustworthy
  • Ability to organize, multitask and prioritize assignments
  • Team player with the ability to perform successfully in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent phone skills
  • A desire to understand how a business, particularly a non-profit, functions

Volunteering at CPAC

Volunteering at CPAC is an experience that will provide an insider’s look at politics, event planning and grassroots activism. Volunteers work in a variety of capacities, including registering attendees, staffing the main room and breakout sessions, shadowing ACU staff, and assisting VIPs and attendees. More information about participating in the CPAC Volunteer Program will be available later this year.

Join ACU

Real Patent Reform Should Strengthen Property Rights, Not Weaken Them
"Preserving America’s spirit of invention and the dynamism of our economy requires the constant vigilance Reagan called for..." [read more]
- Carly Fiorina

Patent Reform Comes At The Expense of Entrepreneurship And The American Worker
“I have long been a critic of China for, among many things, its trade abuses and currency manipulation..." [read more]
- Rick Santorum

Cruz opposes PATENT Act in Senate Judiciary Committee
“We have in our economy I think a particular obligation to protect innovators. To protect the little guy who is inventing the next great invention that will transform the world that we don’t know what it is we don’t understand where it might be going and yet it represents a threat to the status quo. A threat to the giant corporations of today because they are in their garage starting the company that will become the giant corporation of tomorrow.”
- Sen. Ted Cruz

Congress should protect patent system, not weaken it
“In my opinion, the Innovation Act threatens American inventors, particularly individual inventors and those working at small businesses and startups..." [read more]
- Rep. Thomas Massie

The ACU Blog

[Watch] ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp on OANN

ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp appeared on One America News Network on 2/12/16.

[Watch] ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp on Fox Business

ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp appeared on Fox Business on 2/12/16.

Representative Roger Williams (TX) Confirmed to Speak at CPAC 2016

Representative Roger Williams (TX) Confirmed to Speak at CPAC 2016

WASHINGTON DC —”Rep. Roger Williams has been chosen to receive the American Conservative Union Foundation’s

ACU to Present Roger Williams with Conservative Excellence Award at Johnson Co. Republican Party Annual President’s Day Gala

ACU to Present Roger Williams with Conservative Excellence Award at Johnson Co. Republican Party Annual President’s Day Gala

Washington, D.C. – American Conservative Union Foundation

THE ROAD TO CPAC

Founded in 1964, the American Conservative Union (ACU) is the original conservative organization in the nation. For more than fifty years, ACU has served as an umbrella organization harnessing the collective strength of conservative organizations fighting for Americans who are concerned with liberty, personal responsibility, traditional values, and strong national defense. As America's premier conservative voice, ACU is the leading entity in providing conservative positions on issues to Congress, the Executive Branch, State Legislatures, the media, political candidates, and the public. Read More

1331 H St NW Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
Ph: (202) 347-9388 | Fx: (202) 347-9389

Contact Us
Privacy Policy
Opportunities/Careers

ACU. All Rights Reserved.