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Employment Opportunities

Thanks for your interest in working for FreedomWorks. We are currently seeking candidates for the following positions:


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.

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 Vice President of Digital Advocacy 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.


Foundation Program Manager

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 Program Manager for the Foundation.

The legislative associate will help implement the agenda of the FreedomWorks Foundation, a c(3) organization. The position will support the Executive Director of the Foundation.

Position Requirements:

Commitment to rolling back the regulatory state. Detailed knowledge of the federal regulatory process to include: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, notice and comment period, the Federal Register, and the Code of Federal Regulations. Comprehensive understanding of how regulations impact American citizens and businesses, the role each branch of the federal government plays in the regulatory world, the power of the regulatory state. Familiarity with regulatory entities across the federal government. Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as superior analytic abilities. Ability to rapidly respond to regulatory and policy activity. Competency in communicating to grassroots activists in written and verbal formats. Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain professional contacts. Familiarity with and network of contacts among relevant think tanks.

Proficiency with Lexis/Nexis, internet searching and federal databases. .

BA required. .

Writing sample required. .

Responsibilities Include:

Regulatory Activities

  • Anticipate potential regulatory action;
  • Regularly monitor federal agencies and regulatory sources for information about proposed regulations and notice and comment periods for foundation engagement;
  • Track congressional investigatory, hearing, and floor activity related to regulations or subject matters that are related either substantively or analogously to regulations;
  • Identify proposed regulations about which to engage and mobilize the grassroots community to submit comments;
  • Review and take action on agencies annual Regulatory Plan and biannual Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions;
  • Monitor Advance Notices of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register;
  • Monitor activities of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs;
  • Review Notices of Proposed Rulemaking;
  • Draft and submit comments;
  • Prepare and circulate views on final rule;
  • Take advantage of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act to halt regulations.

Grassroots Activities

  • Run the daily operations of the Regulatory Action Center (RAC);
  • Position the RAC to become the conservative movement’s premier resource for combating the regulatory state and regulations;
  • Highlight instances of abuse of regulatory authority by agencies;
  • Educate FreedomWorks’ activists about the history, evolution, and dangers of the regulatory state;
  • Explain how the regulatory state impacts almost all of Americans using blog posts, op-eds, and social media;
  • Seek out examples where final regulations have harmed Americans and use examples as educational tools for activists;
  • Design and execute activist training events to equip them to fight regulations.

Writing

  • Help draft and distribute white papers and fact sheets on regulatory issues;
  • Assist with the production of op-eds and other media materials on regulatory issues;
  • Help draft blog posts and grassroots updates;
  • Spend up to 10% of work time preparing reports about activities undertaken by the foundation;
  • Provide editing and proofreading assistance as needed.

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 resume and writing sample to: careers@freedomworks.org.

FreedomWorks is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Grassroots Assistant

FreedomWorks, a vibrant and growing free-market and limited government grassroots advocacy organization, is seeking to hire a qualified candidate to serve as the organization’s Grassroots Assistant.

The ideal candidate will have at least one year’s worth of on-the-job experience with campaigns and be able to help organize grassroots campaigns including communications, events, and activities. While the position will reside within FreedomWorks’ Grassroots team, the position requires working closely with departments across our organization in order to support new and ongoing organizational objectives.

Responsibilities Include:

  • General activist relations (taking activist phone calls, answering questions, addressing activist needs, sending materials when requested, managing general email accounts and correspondence).
  • Writing and producing grassroots educational and advocacy communications.
  • Assisting the Director of Grassroots with initiatives and events with activists on the ground.
  • Research
  • Administrative Duties (accounting, supplies, materials, etc.)
  • Managing online activist platform, requests, etc.
  • Working with vendors on material creation and distribution

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Proven commitment to free market principles.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to operate in a collaborative and cross-functional environment.
  • Excellent judgment and ability to make recommendations and decisions.
  • Attention to detail and ability to recognize and flag issues.
  • Excellent event management and interpersonal skills.
  • Willing to travel.

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.


Strategic Partnership Manager

FreedomWorks, a free-market grassroots organization that fights for lower taxes, less government and more economic freedom, seeks a full time junior level major gifts officer based in the DC area but eager for extensive travel through the United States. This position offers potential for growth and the opportunity to be part of a dynamic and highly productive team as it raises over millions of dollars towards advancing the organization’s mission. Above all else, this position requires a firm commitment to individual freedom. The major gifts officer will work with the Development Director and President to build programs that identify, grow and nurture major gifts from individual donors. The primary responsibility of this position is first steward relationships with current donors and second to identify prospects and develop them through meetings and calls.  Background in libertarian/conservative causes is a plus.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist with implementing a regular, year-round communication strategy
  • Support the President by assisting with her portfolio of prospects and major donors
  • Manage a portfolio of prospects and major donors
  • Travel to visit top prospects and donors regularly approximately then days of each month
  • Participate in all aspects of the gift cycle:

    - Initiate contacts with potential major gift donors

    - Develop appropriate cultivation strategies for them, including informational phone calls, letters and faxes 

    - Move potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation

    - Maintain stewardship contacts with donors; adhere to the highest ethical standards; demonstrate an empathetic disposition, and perseverance; reflect optimistic and positive attitude, and convey sensitivity to needs of the donors 

    - Setup meetings and calls for the President and other FW leadership; help them prepare materials, follow up and track actions
  • Meet goals for thank you, meeting requests and cultivation calls
  • Work collaboratively with the development team, leadership and program staff
  • Offer prospect strategy counsel to the president and executive director
  • Ensure donors and prospects are made aware and have the opportunity to participate in events, lobbying and other activities

Qualifications Include:

  • Two or more years’ experience in fundraising, policy, nonprofits, campaigns or sales.
  • Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive communications.
  • Strong editing skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects efficiently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to conduct research and identify new funding opportunities; knowledge of fundraising information sources, basic fundraising strategies, and prospect research techniques.
  • Ability to understand the needs and interests of leadership and major gift donors in order to develop relationships between them.
  • Successful experience in making cold calls as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies.
  • Must be willing and enjoy extensive travel.
  • • A deep interest in and understanding of politics and the freedom movement cause.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications.
  • Bachelor’s degree.

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 and resume to: careers@freedomworks.org.

FreedomWorks is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Strategic Programs Grant Manager

FreedomWorks, a free-market grassroots organization that fights for lower taxes, less government and more economic freedom, seeks a full time foundations grant manager based in the DC area. This position offers potential for growth and the opportunity to be part of a dynamic and highly productive team as it raises millions of dollars towards advancing the organization’s mission. Above all else, this position requires a firm commitment to individual freedom. The Grant Manager will work with the Development Director and President to build programs that identify, grow and nurture major gifts from foundations. The primary responsibility of this position is first steward relationships with current foundations and second to identify new foundations and develop detailed solicitation strategies for each. Background in libertarian/conservative causes is a plus.

Responsibilities Include:

Manage all aspects of fundraising from foundations and assist in maintaining tracking systems and the database for the fundraising department.

  • Monitor existing grants by tracking progress and expenses for funded projects. Create and send reports and other ancillary materials as appropriate.
  • Develop strategies for renewal and to inspire upgraded gifts from past foundation supporters.
  • Maintain foundation records in the database for lapsed, current and prospective foundations.
  • Utilize systems for tracking foundation deadlines including board meetings, proposal due dates and reporting requirements.
  • Develop and foster relationships with institutional funders; find personal connections with staff, board, fellows and other advisors.
  • Act as a conduit for information from the organization’s program directors to the foundation staff and board. This requires understanding the organization’s unique perspective and work on important issues and working closely with organizational staff.
  • Arrange calls and meetings for leadership and directors to deliver updates and pitches for foundations.
  • Identify new prospective foundations who share interests in current program work. Develop priorities, solicitation strategies and moves management for each prospect.
  • Draft foundation proposals utilizing budgets, vision, plans and other content from program staff. Proposals will be necessary for both specific projects and general operating.
  • Draft letters of inquiry, meeting request letters and other correspondence to foundation officers and directors for the organization’s leadership and yourself.
  • Ensure timely follow up on all requests and timely acknowledgments.
  • Assist fundraising team in other efforts including; maintaining uniformity in the database and other large projects as needed.

Qualifications Include:

  • Three or more years’ experience in fundraising, policy, nonprofits, campaigns, journalism or other writing fields.
  • Philanthropic knowledge of foundation procedures and major freedom movement funders is a plus.
  • Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive communications.
  • Strong editing skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects efficiently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to conduct research and identify new funding opportunities; knowledge of fundraising information sources, basic fundraising strategies, and prospect research techniques.
  • Ability to understand the needs and interests of leadership and major gift donors in order to develop relationships between them.
  • Successful experience in making cold calls as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies.
  • A deep interest and joy for writing about politics and the freedom movement cause.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Bachelor’s degree.

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 and resume to: careers@freedomworks.org.

FreedomWorks is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.