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Employment Opportunities

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


Development Coordinator

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 Development Coordinator.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assists the Development team in planning and hosting events in DC and around the country.
  • Schedules fundraising meetings through phone calls, letters and emails.
  • Assists the Director of External Affairs with tracking and organizing donor communications and investments.
  • Compiles and prepares meeting/appointment and solicitation materials.
  • Oversees execution of in-house mailings and emails.
  • Run advance for all significant events and to be familiar with the travel routes, venue, and accommodations to avoid any day of delays or issues.

Qualifications

  • 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.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to development@freedomworks.org with the Subject Line: Development Coordinator.


Development Associate

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 Development Associate.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintaining relationships with FreedomWorks donors by managing the thank you process for gifts
  • Researches prospect donors for the organization
  • Assists in the execution of in-house mailings and direct mail fundraising
  • Maintains accurate donor profiles in Salesforce
  • Compiles weekly reports for the development team

Qualifications

  • 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.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to development@freedomworks.org with the Subject Line: Development Associate.


Director of Policy

FreedomWorks seeks a Director of Policy based in the DC area. The Director of Policy will be responsible for promoting and advancing the organization’s mission through legislative outreach, coalition building, and media opportunities.

The mission of FreedomWorks is 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 to monitor federal and state legislation and advise the organization on public policy matters. The ideal candidate will have:

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

Main Responsibilities

  • Serve as a spokesperson for the policy department
  • Research, write, and advise on federal and state legislation
  • Write blog posts, issue briefs, and op-eds on relevant policy topics
  • Build and maintain relationships with congressional offices and outside organizations
  • Create opportunities to advance the FreedomWorks’ policy agenda
  • Delegate tasks to policy staff and ensure efficiency across the policy department
  • Track state and federal legislation for strategic engagement of our grassroots network and other forms of influence, by communicating consistently with those on the ground
  • Serve as a point of contact for internal and external policy requests

Cross-functional Responsibilities

  • Draft rapid response statements
  • Engage in media opportunities (radio, podcasts, press inquiries, etc.)
  • Speak at grassroots events across the country
  • Train and educate activists on policy advocacy and the legislative process
  • Meet and discuss policy engagement opportunities with FreedomWorks partners

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


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
  • Bachelor’s degree

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.