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Employment Opportunities

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


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.


Development Assistant

FreedomWorks, a grassroots organization that fights for lower taxes, less government and more economic freedom, is looking to expand its development team with a Development Assistant.

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Assistant will help the department facilitate long-term relationships and continued investments from FreedomWorks’ top donors. The Development Assistant must be able to manage a busy office with competing demands with a high level of integrity and trust.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ordering supplies, copy materials, fax and answering phones
  • Provide general office support, including, but not limited to responding to phone and email inquiries, maintaining calendars, filing, and entering data into development database
  • Schedules meetings/appointments and makes travel arrangements as needed
  • Actively participating in major gift work and gaining knowledge of specific prospects assigned to fundraisers
  • Compiles and prepares meeting/appointment and solicitation materials. Drafts briefings, including research information, biographical summaries, event flow and background information
  • Double-checking all contact information for accuracy
  • Maintaining tracking reports and managing prospect portfolios for fundraisers
  • Researching prospects and program information
  • Producing and organizing reports, presentations, graphs, charts and lists using Salesforce, MS Word and/or Excel
  • Working on fundraising planning efforts, development committee meetings and events and proposals
  • Other responsibilities may be included and assigned based on experience level in the position

Qualifications Include:

  • Ability to work independently, quickly, and under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks at the same time
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve and analyze and explain data
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office, Salesforce necessary
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends as required for investor events.

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.


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.

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.


Development Research Associate

FreedomWorks, a grassroots organization that fights for lower taxes, less government and more economic freedom, is looking to expand its development team with a Development Research Associate.

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Research Associate will help the department develop long term relationships with prospective donors through research and analysis.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performing advanced research to obtain and develop profiles on prospective donors including individuals, corporations and foundations
  • Management, analysis and dissemination of biographical, demographical and financial data on donors, prospects and volunteers acting as a resource to the team
  • Writing original research, formulating strategies, completing prospecting projects; and monitoring news sources on a daily basis to capture information on current and future donors

Qualifications Include:

  • Ability to work independently, quickly, and under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks at the same time
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Internet/web/database experience
  • Expert user in Salesforce

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.

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.


Entry Level Copywriter

FreedomWorks is a non-profit organization that fights for lower taxes, less government and economic freedom. We are looking for a Writer who will produce content of a wide variety including but not limited to blog posts, action alerts, email copy, Facebook posts and some development documents.

The ideal applicant will be passionate and have experience in online media, especially conservative or libertarian blogging. S/He must have excellent demonstrable writing skills, familiarity with Microsoft Word, and working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Adobe Photoshop.

Requirements Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, or related field
  • Demonstrated writing experience
  • Interest and understanding of free market politics and economics

This position 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 the Union Station metro.

Please visit FreedomWorks for more information about the organization.

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

FreedomWorks is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Graphic Designer

FreedomWorks, a vibrant and growing free-market and limited government grassroots advocacy organization, is seeking to hire a Graphic Designer.

The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ experience with graphic design for print and web production, and be able to help with website maintenance, website analytics, UI testing, online member engagement, as well as offer strategic improvements in these areas.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead the design and conceptualization of assets for both print and web production
  • Create graphic collateral for a variety of projects, including (but not limited to): events, campaigns, digital advertising, web design, logos, brochures, and other print materials
  • Assist with website maintenance, user interface testing, and landing page design to facilitate digital marketing and fundraising
  • Monitor website content for style consistency and formatting
  • Respond to staff requests for graphic design and website updates
  • Analyze web traffic and make recommendations that will improve key metrics
  • Perform competitor analysis to stay informed on trending design and technology
  • Manage the upkeep and organization of internal multimedia file system

Qualifications Include:

  • Proven commitment to free market principles
  • 3+ years’ graphic design experience
  • Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Ability to produce creative, high quality designs in a fast paced environment
  • HTML and CSS proficiency
  • Analytical skills and Google Analytics experience
  • Drupal and WordPress experience preferred
  • Photography experience preferred
  • JavaScript and PHP experience a plus
  • Premiere or Final Cut Pro and After Effects experience a plus
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to prioritize changing workloads
  • Attention to detail and ability to recognize and flag issues
  • Ability to operate in a collaborative, cross-functional environment
  • Excellent judgment and ability to make recommendations and decisions

This position reports to the Vice President of Digital Advocacy and offers an exceptional career opportunity for a highly motivated individual. Please visit FreedomWorks for more information about the organization.

Please email a portfolio, resume, and cover letter to: careers@freedomworks.org.

FreedomWorks is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Investor Marketing Coordinator

FreedomWorks, a grassroots organization that fights for lower taxes, less government and more economic freedom, is looking to expand its development team with an Investor Marketing Coordinator.

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Investor Marketing Coordinator will help the department grow and expand communications on all levels.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Preparing packages for in house Investor mailings
  • Planning and coordinating product development activities to fruition
  • Coordinating with management to make critical decisions related to Investor communications
  • Reviewing all communication and make recommendations
  • Conducting weekly investor updates through Salesforce and Convio

Qualifications Include:

  • Direct mail experience a must
  • Demonstrated experience working with agencies on direct mail acquisition related programs
  • Salesforce and Convio experience
  • Must be able to initiate and lead continuous A/B testing to improve program performance on an ongoing basis
  • Highly proficient in data analysis
  • Ability to work independently, quickly, and under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks at the same time
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Internet/web/database experience

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 email a cover letter and resume to: careers@freedomworks.org.

FreedomWorks is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Major Gifts Officer

FreedomWorks, a grassroots organization that fights for lower taxes, less government and more economic freedom, is looking to expand its development team with a Major Gifts Officer.

Reporting to the Director of Development, Major Gifts Officer will help the department facilitate long-term relationships and continued investment from FreedomWorks’ top donors. This position works collaboratively with the Director of Development, offering strategy missives as appropriate.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing a portfolio of donors from $5000-$15,000
  • Designing and disseminating customized solicitation strategies targeting organizational objectives and donor interests in partnership with cross departmental teams
    Maintaining up to date donor records
  • Developing and executing ongoing strategies for qualifying potential prospects and elevating them to prospect status via small culmination events, research and community networking
  • Coordinating identification and solicitation of potential planned giving prospects

Qualifications Include:

  • Must have demonstrated experience in participation in the full life cycle of the gift cycle, to include:
  • Initiating contacts with potentials and donors
  • Developing appropriate cultivation strategies, including working with volunteers
  • Moving potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion towards solicitation and closure
  • Making solicitations
  • Maintaining stewardship contracts with donors
  • Adherence to highest ethical standards
  • Demonstrated empathetic disposition and perseverance, optimistic and positive attitude, and ability to convey sensitivity to needs of all donors
  • Ability to work independently, quickly, and under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks at the same time
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Internet/web/database experience

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 email a cover letter and resume to: careers@freedomworks.org.

FreedomWorks is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.