Account Assistant

Job Type: Full-time thru Nov. 2020
Locations: Washington, DC / Des Moines, IA / Chicago, IL

Wildfire Contact, a progressive direct voter contact firm based in Washington DC, Des Moines and Chicago is seeking an experienced Account Assistant to join our growing team of political professionals who provide direct mail, analytics, design, paid phone and targeting services to a broad range of clients nationwide. Account Assistants will be based in either Washington, DC or Des Moines, IA and are responsible for supporting senior staff with research, message development, maintaining budgets and working closely with the Art and Production Department to ensure on time and error-free production of campaign mail programs.

Candidates for this position will be extremely detail oriented, very well-organized and self-motivated. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree and at least 1-2 cycles of campaign experience. The ability to work in a fast pace with teammates based locally and around the country is expected. Strong interpersonal communication skills and a positive outlook are required for success in this position. We pride ourselves on outstanding creative, strategy and customer service. We expect our staff to constantly strive to meet or exceed these expectations, and have fun doing it.


·       Bachelor’s Degree

·       Proficiency in Excel and comfortable learning new software

·       Strong, responsive written and verbal communication

·       Attention to detail

·       Flexible, poised-under-pressure attitude

·       Ability to juggle multiple projects on tight deadlines

·       Strong client service skills

·       Team player

·       Sense of humor!


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Wildfire Contact believes in leading by example and providing the benefits and quality of life solutions we devote so much time on campaigns fighting for. We offer a competitive compensation package, including bonus opportunities, healthcare, paid vacation, 12 weeks paid maternity/paternity leave, cell phone reimbursement, 401k matching, and flex work options.

Wildfire Contact is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a culturally diverse staff reflective of the diverse communities in our country. We encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply.