Operations Associate

San Francisco, CA, USA
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Job Description


The Position:

50+1 Strategies is looking for an energetic and highly organized Operations Associate to join our team thru the end of the 2024 election cycle. This is an entry/mid-level position, working out of our San Francisco headquarters. The position is expected to commence no later than June 10th, and is initially set through December 31st, 2024, with the potential of transitioning to a permanent role based on future organizational needs.

Your primary responsibility is to work with our Chief Operating Officer to oversee and manage the company’s finances and provide administrative support for the company’s internal operations. The Operations Associate will also work closely with other team members and departments to ensure smooth operations of client programs and internal projects.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is a self-starter, and enjoys the dynamic environment of a small but growing company with multiple responsibilities and room to grow.

Who We Are:

50+1 Strategies is a California-based political consulting and civic engagement firm. We operate at the local, state, and national levels to elect Democratic leaders into public office, advance important issues at the ballot box, and support causes that create positive change. We offer a full suite of in-house capabilities under one roof - from grassroots organizing, public relations strategy, online advocacy, advertising, and media buying, creative content production, research and analysis, messaging and communications, and much much more.

Our team is made up of diverse professionals who have demonstrated success in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. We pride ourselves on being a full-service civic engagement firm that brings heart and hustle to everything we do. We aim to build issue-based movements and electoral campaigns that reflect the communities around them, empower and strengthen volunteer leadership, and engage people in a meaningful way.

For more information, please visit our website: www.50p1.com.

Principal Duties:

  • Supporting 50+1 Strategies day-to-day operations by maintaining accurate books, managing accounts payables and receivables, tracking billable expenses, and recording financial data, ensuring timely and accurate outputs.
  • Compiling and maintaining business data and metrics necessary to effectively monitor business performance across all of our service offerings, including project budgets, cashflow, profit and losses, and staffing analysis.
  • Performing monthly invoicing by gathering and compiling data, coordinating with other departments on cost allocations, and working with outside accountants to record information in the accounting system.
  • Manage the company’s vendor relationships, technology platforms, subscriptions, and physical offices.
  • Working with the Chief Operating Officer to develop and maintain mission-critical systems to support management decisions. Analyzing existing financial and accounting processes and making recommendations for improvements.

It is anticipated that the principal duties of the position will include those listed above, but a successful candidate will have the willingness and capacity to take on different tasks to respond to emerging needs.

Who you are:

You are passionate about promoting progressive campaigns and causes, but prefer to focus on the practical aspects of the work. Your approach to life and work is thorough and meticulous, favoring a technical approach to ideas and challenges. You have a reliable and steady nature, but you are also flexible and willing to embrace different responsibilities as the situation requires.

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:

  • Enthusiasm for 50+1 Strategies’ work and purpose.
  • Genuine interest in working with numbers, data, systems and processes.
  • Proficiency with spreadsheet applications - pivot tables, uploading/downloading/analyzing data from external sources.
  • Some experience or familiarity with Quickbooks or related accounting software.
  • A diligent self-starter, with high attention to detail, willingness to learn, and the ability to anticipate organizational needs.
  • Excellent organizational skills to manage multiple priorities and efficiently perform various duties for different business functions in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to process and seeing things through to the end.

Location: San Francisco, CA

This position is full-time and will be based out of our San Francisco headquarters, but will have the flexibility to work remotely from home 2-3 days a week.


Monthly compensation commensurate with experience, with entry-level starting at $70,000/year (annualized). 50+1 Strategies provides comprehensive healthcare and dental benefits, 401K plan, generous vacation and flexible working arrangements, and professional development stipends.


Please apply online here: https://50p1.com/jobs/. Applications will be accepted until May 10, 2024 at 5PM PST.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

Equal Opportunity Employment:

50+1 Strategies, LLC is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to hiring a diverse workforce and we value our inclusive culture. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals from all races, religions, gender identities, sexual orientations, age, national origins, and marital/veteran/disability statuses.