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Employment Opportunities

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


Accounting and Development Assistant

FreedomWorks is seeking an assistant to support the Senior Controller with day to day accounting responsibilities. The ideal applicant will be detailed and be able to problem solve independently. This position involves internal and external correspondence, therefore professionalism is essential. This position also involves responsibilities within the Development department as listed but not limited to the below. The Accounting Assistant will report to the Senior Controller. Application via email only. Send resumes to ssteele@freedomworks.org with the subject line “Accounting Assistant Position.”

Accounting Responsibilities:

  • Enter company invoices into accounts payable software Bill.com for payment
  • Track and enforce monthly credit card reporting deadlines with staff
  • Maintain direct mail tracking spreadsheets for expense allocations
  • Manage relationships and correspondence with vendors including requesting W-9’s and assisting with annual 1099 process
  • Set up and manage staff accounts for travel booking software
  • Support Senior Controller with monthly close process and annual internal audit as needed
  • Liaison with HR team to build and maintain insurance records and policies
  • Assist HR with enforcing timesheet deadlines and other ad hoc issues
  • Facilitate communication between staff and Accounting
  • Other tasks as assigned

Development Responsibilities:

  • Open daily mail and cover vacation for Development Assistant as needed
  • Learn donation tracking processes and donor record management in SalesForce
  • Assist with sending Thank You’s to donors
  • Help with preparing in office mailings
  • Assist with annual state fundraising renewals

Skills Preferred:

  • 1-2 years of previous accounting experience
  • Comfortable working in Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets

Skills Required:

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate professionally
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Receptive to training and open to learning

If you’d like to apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to to ssteele@freedomworks.org. Please write “Accounting Assistant Position” in the subject line.


Director of Development

FreedomWorks, the nation’s leading free-market and limited government grassroots advocacy organization, seeks a full-time development director based in the DC, MD, VA area. This position offers potential for growth and the opportunity to be part of a dynamic and highly productive team as it raises funds towards advancing the organization’s mission. Above all else, this position requires a firm commitment to individual freedom The development director will work closely with the Executive Vice President to build sustainable fundraising programs. The primary responsibility of this position is to oversee the fundraising staff and vendors as well as liaison between FW programs staff and financial supporters. Background in conservative policy or politics is a plus.

FreedomWorks offers a competitive salary, full health, dental, and life insurance benefits and a pension plan.

Required Skills:

  • Five or more years’ experience in fundraising, campaigns, policy, nonprofits, or sales
  • Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive communications
  • Leadership and team management experience
  • Training in business, management or similar fields
  • Strong editing skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple projects efficiently and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of conservative philanthropists, fundraising information sources, basic fundraising strategies, and research techniques
  • Ability to understand the needs and interests of leadership, donors and staff
  • Successful experience in crafting and delivering presentations
  • Must be willing and enjoy some travel
  • A deep interest in and understanding of politics and the freedom movement cause
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Responsibilities:

Staff Management

  • Recruit, hire and manage development department staff and vendors to include including major gift officers, database managers, and others
  • Promote both a cadence of accountability and uplifting culture among the staff
  • Hold each staff member and vendor accountable for their annual development goals and make sure they have the resources required to succeed
  • Ensure each staff member and vendors moves and priorities are met and tracked in the database and other systems
  • Hold regular (prescheduled at the same day each week) meetings to review progress and next actions
  • Act as a conduit for information from the program staff and leadership to fundraising; requiring program directors to deliver timely content for proposals, project updates and budgets
  • Provide timely authorization of fundraising materials and concepts
  • Supervise the execution of the fundraising communications calendar to ensure donors and top prospects are reached via email and mail monthly
  • Supervise the execution of the trip calendar to ensure donors and top prospects are met with annually and as needed

Systems Management

  • Develop, manage and execute detailed development plans for each entity
  • Ensure the development department has the resources necessary to achieve success
  • Professional training
  • Functional database
  • Other tracking devices
  • Subscriptions to wealth screening tools
  • HR procedures in place
  • Establish annual numerical goals, including number of donors by category, dollars raised, number of meetings, etc.
  • Review systems regarding key functions, such as gift processing and thank-you letters, database management, donor research, and production of internal and external reports and analyses supporting these functions
  • Prepare regular status reports on budget projections, proposals pending, and cultivation process

Donor Management

  • Assist the EVP by:
  • Maintaining an active list of contacts for cultivation and solicitation
  • Assisting with regular outreach to donors through phone calls, letters and emails
  • Arranging meetings with donors and prospects for cultivation and solicitation
  • Oversee fundraising event planning to ensure that they meet fundraising objectives
  • Collaborate with other team members and vendors for the production of donor marketing materials including, newsletters, emails, reports, website content, etc.

Submit a cover letter to Sara Lochner at slochner@freedomworks.org with a subject line of Director of Development. No phone calls. Selected candidates will be asked to submit writing samples and references.


Grassroots Coordinator

FreedomWorks seeks a full-time Grassroots Coordinator as it grows the Grassroots Department to increase its impact in the liberty movement. The position is suited for someone 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 builds a grassroots infrastructure across the nation advancing the organization’s mission. Above all else, this position requires a firm commitment to individual freedom. The Grassroots Coordinator will work with the Grassroots Manager and Director to build, educate, and mobilize the largest network of activists advocating the principles of smaller government, lower taxes, free markets, personal liberty and the rule of law. The primary responsibility of this position is first to build and foster relationships with grassroots activists and assist with grassroots events across the nation as needed. Background in libertarian/conservative causes is a plus.

Why You Should Apply:

  • You will have competitive pay & benefits
  • You will work out of our DC office
  • You will get a lot of grassroots advocacy experience
  • You will work on important issues such as education reform and election integrity by working with and empowering Grassroots activists
  • You will have the opportunity to travel across America training and working with our activist community

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • General activist relations building positive, long-term relationships (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.
  • Traveling on behalf of FreedomWorks (approx. 25%) in order to build relationships with activist groups.
  • Speaking publicly on behalf of FreedomWorks (knowledge of the FreedomWorks issue set required).
  • Coordinating programs with internal and external partners.
  • Research.
  • Administrative Duties (accounting, supplies, materials, etc.).
  • Managing online activist platform, requests, etc.
  • Working with vendors on material creation and distribution.
  • Preparing powerpoint presentations and organizing data on excel spreadsheets (knowledge of vlookup formulas helpful).
  • Other duties as needed.

Submit a cover letter, resume, and any questions to careers@freedomworks.org.


Major Gifts Officer

FreedomWorks seeks a full-time major gifts officer as it grows the fundraising department to increase its impact in the liberty movement. The position is suited for someone 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 money 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 Executive Vice 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:

  • Manage a caseload of donors and prospects from $5000-$20,000 with a focus on soliciting gifts through face to face meetings.
  • Manage relationships with prospective and existing donors in all aspects of the gift cycle to include identifying, qualifying, and initiating contact; developing appropriate cultivation strategies for the donors; moving potential donors toward solicitation and closure; making solicitations when appropriate; and maintaining stewardship contacts with donors.
  • Collaborate with Vice President of Development to establish major donor fundraising goals and to execute strategies to reach revenue goals.
  • Identify qualified prospects and oversee outreach strategies to include performing advanced research on prospects to determine whether they are qualified and how best to connect with them.
  • Coordinate identification and solicitation of potential planned giving prospects.
  • Maintain donor records and update the database with all relevant donor information.
  • Maintain tracking documents to show progress and donor moves.
  • Assist and attend donor and organizational events as needed.
  • Produce fundraising materials to include but not limited to letters, emails, newsletters, proposals, presentations, and reports.
  • Coordinate messages and themes with the communications team to inspire donors.

Required Skills:

  • Three 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
  • Previous experience with political non-profits or campaigns
  • 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

FW offers a competitive salary, full health, dental, and life insurance benefits and a pension plan.

How to Apply:

Submit a cover letter to development@freedomworks.org. No phone calls. Selected candidates will be asked to submit writing samples and references.

FreedomWorks is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Policy Assistant

FreedomWorks seeks a Policy Assistant based in the DC area. This person will be responsible for promoting and advancing the organization’s mission through policy communications and legislative and regulatory research. The primary responsibility of this individual is to communicate FreedomWorks’ policy agenda to our nationwide network of grassroots activists. The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least two years of policy experience
  • Exceptional writing and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of the legislative and regulatory process
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment

Main Responsibilities:

  • Research and analyze state and federal legislation
  • Write blog posts and social media content on relevant policy topics
  • Advance FreedomWorks’ policy agenda through grassroots engagement
  • Serve as a point of contact for internal and external policy requests

Cross-functional Responsibilities:

  • Draft rapid response statements
  • Draft policy talking points for internal and external communications
  • Participate at FreedomWorks events across the country

If you’d like to apply for this position, please send your resume to Cesar Ybarra at cybarra@freedomworks.org. Please write “FreedomWorks Policy Assistant Opening” in the subject line.


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 a program manager.

The ideal candidate will have one year’s worth of on-the-job experience with policy, campaigns, or political nonprofits. While the position will reside within FreedomWorks’ Programs team, the position requires working closely with departments across our organization in order to support new and ongoing organizational objectives.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain tracking documents for program deliverables.
  • Strong experience in Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel, including the creation and automation of those tracking documents.
  • Prepare regular program updates for stakeholders.
  • Regular updates for candidates and campaigns, very comfortable presenting concise and meaningful information to a group.
  • Assist with organization, management, and prioritization of program deliverables.
  • Experience managing several people across different projects in different roles has helped.
  • Help set organizational standards through training practices and tracking.
  • Write, develop, and execute new program proposals.
  • Responsible for executing grassroots programs.
  • Work across departments to achieve program goals.
  • Assist and attend events as needed.
  • Represent the organization in any needed capacity.
  • Help other program staff with basic administrative duties.

Qualifications include:

  • Proven commitment to free-market principles.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects efficiently and meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and ability to recognize and flag issues.
  • Excellent management and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to travel.

Submit a cover letter, resume, and any questions to careers@freedomworks.org.

FreedomWorks is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Web Content Editor

FreedomWorks, the nation’s leading free-market and limited government grassroots advocacy organization, is seeking a full-time editor for our new website. FreedomWorks is merging media and activism to create lasting change. We’re seeking a new team member to manage content and direct activism in our digital space. We're a professional, high-energy workplace that values creativity and a commitment to the grassroots. This position is suited for someone based in DC.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage daily updates to our website and its integration with our social media
  • Keep the website fresh with the latest news
  • Write and edit headlines, blurbs, and posts to maximize click-through and engagement
  • Communicate across departments to ensure content that involves multiple stakeholders is presented in a timely and professional manner
  • Carefully copy edit and review content and excerpts to be posted on the website
  • SEO optimization for all website content
  • Monitor and regularly report key performance indicators

Qualifications Include:

  • 1-2 years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience highlighting engaging content
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills are required
  • Excellent understanding of current political events and trends
  • Experience with WordPress preferred
  • Experience with SEO optimization is strongly preferred
  • Good organizational skills and great attention to detail while meeting tight deadlines
  • Ability to spot and capitalize on political trends
  • Demonstrated success in content editing or project management.
  • Strong understanding of the Microsoft and Google suites
  • While not required, experience in graphic design and/or social media management is a plus

Please submit a resume to careers@freedomworks.org with the Subject Line: Web Content Editor.

FreedomWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.