Development & Operations Assistant

Development & Operations Assistant

DC Metro Area        FULL-TIME

About She Should Run

She Should Run is a nonpartisan nonprofit promoting leadership and encouraging women from all walks of life to run for office. We are committed to identifying the nuanced barriers that prevent women from even considering the idea of political leadership and tackle them with data-driven content and an approachable network that motivates women to explore the possibility. We believe that women of all political leanings, ethnicities, and backgrounds should have an equal opportunity to lead in elected office and that our democracy will benefit from the varied perspectives and experiences that women bring to leadership. We are driven by a vision of seeing 250,000 women run for office by 2030. #250kby2030

About the Role

She Should Run is seeking a self-motivated, highly organized, Development & Operations Assistant to help drive She Should Run’s operational excellence. You will be responsible for supporting the Development team with fundraising, donor cultivation, and database management activities, as well as supporting the day-to-day business operations of the organization. You are dependable, detail-oriented, personable, and will thrive in an environment of change and flexibility as we scale the organization over the next few years.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Donor gift processing (incl. issuance of acknowledgments, gift receipts; donation pledges, and other written communication)
  • Partnerships management (incl. contracting, invoicing, and coordination)
  • Donor database (Salesforce) data entry, management, and reporting
  • Grant submission, management, and reporting
  • She Should Run GuideStar, third-party aggregator, and other giving platform profile maintenance and updates
  • Prospect research
  • Support the Development Director and Donor Relations & Partnerships Manager with other day-to-day donor cultivation and development activities as determined

Finance & Operations

  • Check processing and weekly bank deposits
  • Annual independent audit preparation support
  • Document management and organization
  • Mail processing and shipments (incl. scanning, sorting, mailings coordination)
  • Materials and supplies ordering and inventory management
  • inbox and office phone management
  • Events and meeting project management and logistical support
  • Support the Chief of Staff and D.C. office with other day-to-day finance and operations activities as determined
  • Administrative support to the CEO including scheduling

Requirements and Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of administrative/operations experience
  • Non-profit experience preferred; Experience working with remote teams a plus
  • Excellent organization and project management skills
  • Ability to quickly learn/manage databases and systems
  • Ability to appropriately prioritize and self-manage effectively
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Google Mail & Google Suite (Drive, Docs, Sheets)
  • Able to comfortably adapt in a diverse and dynamic environment with changing requirements and priorities
  • Job offer contingent on satisfactory background check (due to cash management responsibilities of the role)
  • Experience using Salesforce and QuickBooks Online a plus


Competitive compensation package including 100% medical benefit premiums paid by She Should Run, company-matched retirement plan, four weeks paid vacation including December 24 - January 1, plus sick and personal time and flexible work arrangement.

To Apply

​Please email your resume and cover letter detailing your administrative experience and interest in this position to Include the job title in your email subject line.

She Should Run is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive, diverse group of team members. We promote a policy of equal treatment and opportunity, and prohibit discrimination in any aspect of our hiring and promotion process in regard to disability, race, age, religion, sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, national origin, ethnicity, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by law.