Thanks for your interest in working for FreedomWorks. We are currently seeking candidates for the following positions:
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.
- 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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
- 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.
- 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 email@example.com. No phone calls. Selected candidates will be asked to submit writing samples and references.
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.
- 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.
- 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Manager, Policy Expert
If you are passionate about limited government and conservative policies while working in a fast-paced and fun environment, you’re in the right place.
The Senior Manager, Policy Expert is a leader within the Policy Department, reporting to the Director of Policy and maintaining an internal and external profile fitting of a respected institution that works with Congress, administrations, state legislators, and grassroots to further policies important to maintaining our freedoms.
This position reviews and analyzes legislative language, writes letters of support and opposition, has a keen eye for legislative and regulatory opportunities, and is able to lead the state policy efforts within the Policy Department. They will engage in strategic collaborations with like-minded organizations as much as with cross-functional departments within FreedomWorks, always keeping open and regular communication a priority.
The Senior Manager is a strategic thinker and should give and advice and counsel to the Senior Director on what FreedomWorks’ positions should be and ways to approach them.
Key responsibilities are, but not limited to:
Day to Day activities:
- Review & analysis of drafted and proposed legislation and regulations
- Draft language for mass communications to Hill and other email list recipients
- Write rapid reaction statements, issue briefs, letters of support or opposition, weekly blog posts, represent FreedomWorks at coalition meetings of like-minded organizations
- Track and engage in key states in legislative opportunities
- Draft key vote alerts
- Create an efficient system to track legislation in key states, working cross-functionally, give input into which opportunities to engage in
- Adhere to all team deadlines and timelines
- Draft social media content and review press releases on the specific areas pertaining to your portfolio
- Draft op-eds
- Attend donor meetings, mostly in Washington, DC
- Represent FreedomWorks with integrity, precision, and efficiency outside the office walls
The successful candidate will have 3-5 years of experience, either on the Hill, a think tank, or agency work. This candidate must demonstrate and provide examples of past policy analysis and how it was translated into media- and grassroots-friendly reading. The candidate must be passionate about advancing freedom for all Americans and advancing the work of FreedomWorks and FreedomWorks Foundation. A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in policy, political science, or a related area.
Please email a cover letter and resume to: email@example.com