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400 North Capitol Street, NW
Suite 765
Washington, DC 20001

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Employment Opportunities

Controller

FreedomWorks, the nation’s leading free-market and limited government grassroots advocacy organization, is seeking to hire a qualified candidate to serve as the organization’s Controller.

The Controller is responsible for all areas of accounting and reporting functions. The person will be responsible for daily, weekly and monthly accounting tasks and activities. The Controller is also expected to make recommendations to management for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures, to ensure accurate and timely reporting. This position must meet tight deadlines and carry out accounting activities, including reconciliations and management reporting.

While the position resides within FreedomWorks’ Accounting Department, it also requires working closely with departments across our organization in order to support new and ongoing organizational objectives. The Controller will report directly to the CFO and supervise a staff of internal and external accountants.

Responsibilities include:

  • Apply a thorough understanding of the organization’s reporting and general ledger structure
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end close
  • Ensure timely reporting of all monthly financial information
  • Work with the CFO to coordinate the creation, development and monitoring of the organization’s budget processes in alignment with its strategy and plan
  • Interface with other departments to verify transaction report data and issues
  • Respond to inquiries from staff regarding budgets, receipts, disbursements and special reporting requests
  • Preparation of schedules for annual audit
  • Prepare IRS Form 990 schedules for submission to preparer
  • Comply with local, state and federal reporting requirements and tax filings and ensure all returns (e.g. personal property, unclaimed property, sales and use) are filed timely and accurately
  • Ensure timely reconciliation of balance sheet and income statement accounts on a periodic basis
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the organization’s workflow
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed
  • Maintain the chart of accounts within the accounting and reporting systems, and continuously update and train staff on its use
  • Review staff timesheets for proper coding
  • Manage merchant accounts
  • Prepare weekly cash report
  • Maintain accurate accounting and reconciliation for online store activity
  • Prepare and/or review journal entries
  • Manage staff of internal and external accountants
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Five to seven years of progressive nonprofit accounting experience
  • Thorough understanding of general ledger systems and financial statements
  • Prior supervisory experience necessary
  • Experience with IRS Form 990 workpaper and audit workpaper preparation
  • Strong leadership, motivational, communication, and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to multi-task and work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external entities to maximize performance and creativity
  • Great Plains Dynamics and Management Reporter experience a plus
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel user preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Experience with multiple-entity organizations a plus

This position offers an exceptional career opportunity for a highly motivated individual. FreedomWorks offers an excellent salary and benefits package.

Please visit FreedomWorks for more information about the organization.

Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to: careers@freedomworks.org.

FreedomWorks is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Experienced Marketing Copywriter

FreedomWorks, a free-market grassroots organization that fights for lower taxes, less government and more economic freedom, is looking to expand its communications and membership marketing programs with an entry-level copywriter.

This individual must possess superior writing skills and be able to produce compelling copy under tight deadlines for use in email, web, radio, and print marketing and fundraising campaigns.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Drafting copy for use in frequent outbound email marketing activities as well as our weekly e-newsletter.
  • Collaborating with our Online Marketing team to create and edit email, landing page, and other elements of membership acquisition campaigns.
  • Work with communications and membership staff to modify copy based on performance and create a custom-tailored user experience.
  • Coordinate with designers and printing vendors for production of marketing materials.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree and proven commitment to free market principles.
  • Demonstrable experience in email marketing.
  • Excellent judgment and ability to make recommendations and decisions.
  • Proven ability to prioritize changing workloads, and capable of working independently as well as part of a team.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to operate in a collaborative, cross-functional environment.
  • Excellent advocacy writing skills and a sharp editing eye are musts.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Experience with Adobe Illustrator and similar graphic design software are pluses.
  • Must be willing to work in a fast paced, deadline oriented environment.

This mid-level position reports to the Director of Digital Marketing and offers an exceptional career opportunity for a highly motivated individual. FreedomWorks offers an excellent salary and benefits package in addition to a great office location convenient to Union Station.

This position offers an exceptional career opportunity for a highly motivated individual. FreedomWorks offers an excellent salary and benefits package.

Please visit FreedomWorks for more information about the organization.

Please submit cover letter, resume and writing sample to: careers@freedomworks.org.

FreedomWorks is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Development Associate/Writer

FreedomWorks, a free-market grassroots organization that fights for lower taxes, less government and more economic freedom, is looking to expand the writing capacity of its growing fundraising department with a Development Associate/Writer.

The Development Writer must possess superior writing skills and be able to produce compelling copy under tight deadlines for use in proposals, reports, newsletters, and other major donor correspondence. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Drafting proposals, reports, and other copy for major donor, foundation, and corporate correspondence;
  • Managing the timeline and workflow for written material;
  • Working with major gifts officers and program staff to craft effective proposals for our donors;
  • Writing thank you letters; and
  • Coordinating, when necessary, with vendors for larger scale printing and mailing.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree and proven commitment to free market principles;
  • Ability to work independently, quickly and under pressure;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a sharp editing eye;
  • Demonstrated success in multiple writing styles and formats;
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks at the same time;
  • Excellent attention to detail; and,
  • One to five years’ experience writing in a professional setting.

This position reports to the Director of Development and offers an exceptional career opportunity for a highly motivated individual. FreedomWorks offers an excellent salary and benefits package in addition to a great office location convenient to Union Station.

Please visit FreedomWorks for more information about the organization.

Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to: careers@freedomworks.org.

FreedomWorks is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Operations Assistant Job Description

FreedomWorks, a free-market grassroots organization that fights for lower taxes, less government, and more economic freedom, is seeking to hire a qualified candidate to serve as the organization’s Operations Assistant.

The Operations Assistant will provide support to the Operations department with focus on front desk and office administration to help streamline the daily business operations of FreedomWorks. The ideal candidate will have enthusiastic personality, ability to interact with staff and public, and must be well organized.

The Operations Assistant is responsible for providing a point of contact for all guests, incoming telephone calls, ordering office supplies, managing incoming mail, and supporting the highest level of customer service for staff and visitors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Answers phones, screens, and routes calls;
  • Serves as first point of contact, welcomes and greets guests;
  • Maintains general line voicemail;
  • Receive and sort daily mail, packages, deliveries, coordinates courier services;
  • Maintain office security by following procedures and controlling access;
  • Coordinate office maintenance with building and property management;
  • Orders and maintains inventory of office supplies;
  • Keep kitchens and supply room stocked and tidy;
  • Maintain operation’s vendor records as they pertain to office administration;
  • Provide administrative support to Operations department and organization.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree;
  • Proven commitment to free market principles;
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

This position offers an exceptional career opportunity for a highly motivated individual. FreedomWorks offers an excellent salary and benefits package.

Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to: careers@freedomworks.org.

Please visit FreedomWorks for more information about the organization.

FreedomWorks is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.