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Employment Opportunities

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


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
  • Bachelor’s degree

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.


Executive Assistant

FreedomWorks, the nation’s leading free-market and limited government grassroots advocacy organization, seeks a full-time executive assistant. We're a professional, high-energy work place and this position is a great opportunity to network and get exposure to the conservative/free market movement - a great opportunity to get your start in Washington, DC.

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
  • Compiles and prepares meeting/appointment and solicitation materials.
  • Assists the executive team in booking travel, scheduling, and administrative tasks including expense reports and timesheets
  • Discretion and sound judgment
  • High degree of professionalism
  • Strong grammatical skills

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing senior executive schedule, expense reports, travel and administrative support tasks
  • Manages FreedomWorks’s senior executive professional social media accounts
  • Supports the oversight of corporate credit card and timesheet compliance for the organization
  • Works with the accounting team to perform critical oversight functions for the company
  • Process bills in internal system (Bill.com)
  • Other duties as needed

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


FreedomWorks for America Program Manager

FreedomWorks for America (FWFA), a Super PAC that supports grassroots conservative candidates in races across the country, is seeking to hire a program manager.

We're a professional, high-energy workplace and this position is a great opportunity to network and get exposure to the conservative/free-market movement.

The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years of campaign experience and/or digital marketing experience.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Drafting, producing, and managing independent expenditures on behalf of FreedomWorks for America endorsed candidates
  • Working with pollsters to track the state of political battles across the country and working with the FreedomWorks analytics team to produce reports for outbound marketing communications
  • Assist with vetting candidates running for office
  • Track polling, fundraising numbers, candidate interviews, independent expenditures, activities, and events
  • Assist and edit the weekly political update for the institution, donors, and other outbound marketing needs
  • Maintaining and updating content on the FreedomWorks for America website

Qualifications Include:

  • Proven commitment to conservative principles
  • Deep knowledge of American politics, campaigns, and elections
  • Knowledge of digital, print, and television/over-the-top strategies
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills are required
  • Great organizational skills and great attention to detail while meeting tight deadlines
  • Experience with an Email Service Provider (ESP) is a plus

This position reports to the director of programs. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@freedomworks.org. Please write “FWFA Program Manager” in the subject line.

FreedomWorks offers a competitive salary, full health, dental, and life insurance benefits, and matching 401k contributions.

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 digital production, and be able to help with video production, website maintenance, and social media coordination.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead the design and conceptualization of assets for both print and digital 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
  • Coordinate with printers to produce branded content on a budget
  • Assist with website maintenance and social media strategy
  • Monitor branded content for style consistency and formatting
  • Respond to staff requests for graphic design and website updates
  • Analyze engagement and make creative recommendations that will improve key metrics
  • Manage the upkeep and organization of internal multimedia file system
  • Photograph events

Qualifications Include:

  • Proven commitment to free-market principles
  • 3+ years’ graphic design experience
  • Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Strong understanding of print production
  • Experience with video and motion graphics production in Adobe Premiere/AfterEffects
  • Ability to produce creative, high quality designs in a fast paced environment
  • Drupal and WordPress experience preferred
  • Photography and/or videography experience preferred
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to prioritize changing workloads
  • Attention to detail and ability to recognize and flag issues, particularly with copy
  • Excellent judgment and ability to make recommendations and decisions

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


Grassroots Coordinator

Why You Should Apply:

  • 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 by working with and empowering Grassroots activists
  • Opportunity to travel across America training and working with our activist community

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • General activist relations (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.
  • Travel on behalf of FreedomWorks (approx. 25%) in order to build relationships with activist groups.
  • Speak publicly on behalf of FreedomWorks
  • Research
  • Administrative Duties (accounting, supplies, materials, etc.)
  • Managing online activist platform, requests, etc.
  • Working with vendors on material creation and distribution
  • Other duties as needed

Send questions and resume to our Grassroots Director, Dercy Teixeira at Dteixeira@FreedomWorks.org


Grassroots Director

FreedomWorks, the nation’s leading free-market and limited government grassroots advocacy organization, seeks a full-time Grassroots Director. We're a professional, high-energy workplace and this position is a great opportunity to network and get exposure to the conservative/free-market movement. The position is suited for someone based in the DC area but eager for extensive travel through the United States.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing and overseeing the grassroots team
  • Writing and producing grassroots educational and advocacy communications.
  • Travel on behalf of FreedomWorks (approx. 25%) to build relationships with activist groups.
  • Speaking publicly on behalf of FreedomWorks
  • Researching
  • Administrative Duties (accounting, supplies, materials, etc.)
  • Managing online activist platforms, requests, etc.
  • Working with vendors on material creation and distribution
  • Managing grassroots activities: small and large-scale events, online trainings, candidate forums, etc.
  • Managing FreedomWorks premiere activists (Ambassadors)

Qualifications:

  • 4-6 years of experience
  • No degree required
  • Ability to work independently and on a team, 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
  • Discretion and sound judgment
  • A high degree of professionalism
  • Strong grammatical skills

If you’d like to apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@freedomworks.org. Please write “FreedomWorks Grassroots Director 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.


Manager of Email Marketing

FreedomWorks, a vibrant and growing free-market and limited government grassroots advocacy organization, is seeking to hire a Manager of Email Marketing to manage the email and text platforms. The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of experience in digital engagement. This is a great opportunity for growth.

The ideal candidate will be highly creative and enjoy writing and marketing. They will generate new concepts to test regularly. Having a pulse on important issues of the day and following news cycles with a strong grasp of politics and policy are critical to success. This means messaging complex issues into understandable, relatable content. This candidate will join a dynamic development team responsible for raising at least $ 15 million in 2022.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support and manage the day-to-day execution of the email and SMS text message marketing programs, including campaigns and other strategic channel initiatives to improve program performance through customization, automation and optimization.
  • This role requires a creative writer who understands donor-centric communication.
  • Supports email strategy and execution for the Advocacy program and Development team.
  • Manage project timelines for the internal team and external partners.
  • Oversee campaign set-up for successful deployment include creating action alerts, landing pages, donation pages, advertising and call scripts, etc.
  • Monitors expenses to ensure projects stay within budget.
  • Collaborate with Social Media team members on targeted paid media programs to cultivate existing supporters.
  • Provide strategic direction to agency partners during the briefing process.
  • Monitor key performance indicators and evolve channel strategy to meet program goals and improve channel performance.
  • Other responsibilities, projects, and tasks as assigned by the Executive Vice President.

Qualifications Include:

  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills are required
  • Creativity to inspire action and ongoing knowledge of the current political climate
  • Knowledge of giving trends and analysis
  • Familiar with HTML and CSS
  • Knowledge of email deliverability concepts, reportings, and best practices
  • Good organizational skills and great attention to detail while meeting tight deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Salesforce, Phone2Action, and other similar platforms

Location: Washington, DC (in-person)

FreedomWorks offers a competitive salary, full health, dental, and life insurance benefits, and matching 401k contributions.

Submit a resume to slochner@freedomworks.org with "Manager of Digital Engagement" in the subject line. Please no phone calls.