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Employment Opportunities

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


    Strategic Programs Grant Manager

    FreedomWorks 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 over $X million towards advancing the organization’s mission. Above all else, this position requires a firm commitment to individual freedom. The grant officer will work with the Development Team and Executive Vice President to identify, grow and nurture grants from foundations. The primary responsibility of this position is to first track and organize foundation processes and second to develop detailed solicitation strategies for each. Background in libertarian/conservative causes is a plus. FW offers a competitive salary, full health, dental, and life insurance benefits and a pension plan.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Manage all aspects of fundraising from foundations and assist in maintaining tracking systems and the database for the fundraising department.
    • Collaborate closely with the development team
    • 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.
    • 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.

    Required Skills:

    • Two 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

    How to Apply:

    Submit cover letter and resume 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.


    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, resume, and writing samples to development@freedomworks.org with the Subject Line: Development Coordinator.

    FreedomWorks is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


    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.


    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.

    The ideal candidate will have one year’s worth of on-the-job experience with policy, campaigns, or 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.
    • Prepare regular program updates for stakeholders.
    • Assist with organization, management, and prioritization of program deliverables.
    • Write, develop and execute new program proposals.
    • Work across departments to achieve program goals.
    • Assist and attend events as needed.
    • 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 communications.
    • 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.

    FreedomWorks offers an excellent salary and benefits package.

    Please visit www.freedomworks.org for more information about the organization.

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