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Operations Associate

Do you have a nearly compulsive attention to detail, a knack for multi‐tasking, and an ability to create organization in your wake? Do you genuinely enjoy helping people solve problems? If so, we would love to talk to you about joining NGP VAN.

NGP VAN is the leading technology provider to progressive campaigns and organizations. We count thousands of campaigns and organizations among our clients, including all the national Democratic committees, thousands of Democratic campaigns, and hundreds of labor unions, progressive and non-partisan PACs, and other organizations. 

The Operations Associate is an integral part of the HR/Operations and Accounting teams. The right candidate will have a strong sense of responsibility and the ability to see the bigger picture. They will develop solid business relationships and manage many moving parts with ease. They will create a positive first impression when interacting with clients whether in person, via phone or through email. They will help ensure that the DC office runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible.


  • Office and Staff Support: Ensure common areas are organized and guests are greeted at the door, assist with meeting and event planning, manage office supplies, coordinate travel arrangements
  • Bring the "heart" to the office by planning monthly birthday celebrations, keeping the office stocked with snacks, and dreaming up fun staff events
  • Human Resources Support: Implement and monitor personnel policies and benefits
  • Accounting Support: Assist with various tasks such as credit card reconciliations, making updates to client accounts, and answering basic billing questions for clients via phone and email
  • Other requests as needed

Required Knowledge and Abilities

  • Demonstrated interest in Democratic campaigns and politics
  • Experience working in an office environment
  • Proven ability to organize, prioritize and complete multiple types of administrative tasks; strong attention to detail and accuracy; persistent follow‐through skills
  • Must be able to take initiative and work independently with guidance, but limited supervision; willing to think out‐of‐the‐box and contribute ideas to assist in process improvement
  • Strong computer/Internet skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word and Excel; Salesforce and QuickBooks experience a plus.
  • Human Resources experience also a plus, but not required.


NGP VAN is a technology company whose team members do exciting and meaningful work that has a significant impact on promoting civil rights, social justice, and environmental responsibility.
Employees enjoy an unusually generous set of benefits, including 12 weeks paid parental leave, profit sharing, 100% premium-paid health/dental, and an ongoing education allowance.  NGP VAN is one of only a handful of companies to be recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America by Inc. Magazine for nine years in a row.

Last year we were named one of the Coolest Companies of 2016 by DC Inno. We've also been named one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the DC area by the Washington Business Journal and SmartCEO. The Wall Street Journal wrote “NGP VAN is something of a secret weapon for the Democratic Party and the labor unions and progressive groups that use it.” We have also won the AAPC award for Best Use of New Technology, and the Campaigns & Elections Award for Most Innovative Product.

Join our team and work alongside about 200 smart, passionate, and innovative co-workers, many of whom are industry recognized as experts in their fields.

NGP VAN believes a diverse, inclusive staff makes us a stronger company and better partner for our clients. We’re committed to hiring people of all races, ethnicities, ages, sex, genders, sexual orientation or gender identities, marital status, religions, and disabilities.  Women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

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