Account Executive, Digital Fundraising & Advocacy
We’re looking for an Account Executive to join one of the best firms in the do-gooder business in our Digital Fundraising & Advocacy Practice Area.
When you come work for us, here’s what you’ll find:
Work that is meaningful. We only work with clients who are changing the world. And, we say no to clients if we don’t believe in their cause or if we can’t help them.
Colleagues you can count on. Kind, dedicated, passionate people who bring the smarts, get things done, and help you to do your best, too.
So that’s us. Now about the work:
We run digital fundraising,
membership, and advocacy programs for our clients. Lots of
politically progressive groups like Planned Parenthood, League of
Conservation Voters, and PETA. Cultural organizations we love, like
the American Museum of Natural History. And many causes that are
working in the most dire situations in the world such as the
American Red Cross and Oxfam America.
Day-to-day, we’re figuring out how to
find, recruit, and retain supporters in order to raise revenue, win
campaigns, and build brand recognition and loyalty for our
Here’s what you’ll be doing in this role:
Work in a team to create and
implement effective digital fundraising campaigns for clients.
Maintain the client relationship by
staying in close contact with clients throughout the day via email
and phone, leading weekly check-in calls, and presenting at big
Serve as the overall project manager
for our work with the client, making sure all deliverables are on
time and managing up and down as necessary to get the work
Oversee the many details involved in
launching email campaigns using Luminate, EveryAction, or whichever
CRM your client uses.
Distill email, web, advertising, and
social campaign results into the important lessons that could
change how a campaign performs.
Help draft email, social, and web
copy for fundraising, advocacy, and engagement campaigns.
Review and/or create agendas, notes,
calendars, and data reports for clients.
Spearhead strategy documents such as
campaign plans and wrap-up reports.
Do your part to help us run smoothly
- including carefully tracking all of your client hours as well as
pitching in with small office management responsibilities.
Skills and experiences required for this role:
3-5 years of digital fundraising
experience, including managing a small-dollar email fundraising
program for at least one year.
Experience supporting the
professional development of more junior staff or interns.
Demonstrated ability to craft meeting
agendas to move projects forward.
Capability to crunch numbers in Excel
and ability to interpret online fundraising metrics and translate
them into key takeaways.
Experience using eCRMs.
Understanding of digital email
writing best practices.
Skills and experiences we expect of all M+R employees:
Acute attention to detail.
Ability to prioritize your time to
meet deadlines for multiple projects.
Strong ability to write clearly,
concisely, and logically.
Proven track record to successfully
pick up new skills on the job, including learning new
Successful experience working in a
fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
Capability to tackle big projects by
breaking them down into smaller pieces.
Ability to see a problem and propose
Drive to seek what can be improved
and offer ways to fix any potential roadblocks.
Understanding of how your words and
actions affect others.
Kindness and consideration for
Experience bringing a lens of
inclusivity to all of your interactions with colleagues.
Passion for the role that your work
plays in creating change in the world.
Drive to work collaboratively -
soliciting ideas, seeing each other's perspectives, and always
doing what you say you will do.
Comfort admitting what you don’t know
and recognizing that seeking and receiving feedback is part of the
Skills and experiences that are preferred, but not required:
Demonstrated ability to draft
compelling, creative digital direct response copy.
Have worked in an agency setting or
at another consulting firm.
Deep knowledge of best practices for
digital organizing, digital advertising, direct mail,
telemarketing, social media, and/or media relations.
Salary, benefits, and some perks:
This is an exempt status, unionized position, represented by the Washington-Baltimore News Guild. The base salary is $58,500 with eligibility for an approximate $3,800 year end bonus depending on start date and firmwide performance. We also offer a generous benefits package, plus some perks:
Three week’s vacation as well as paid
sick and personal days;
Generous health, dental, and vision
401(k) plan with quarterly employer
contributions and an employer match;
Flexible Spending Accounts for
medical, dependent care, and transit;
Regular brainstorms where we cook up
our most creative ideas;
All kinds of benefits depending on
which office you’re in (once we're back open!). Free lunch once a
week. Snack breaks. Cold brew coffee on tap. Records and record
While our physical offices are
closed, we offer reimbursements for cell phones and internet, plus
a small monthly working from home stipend to make your work-at-home
life a bit more comfortable.
The fine print:
Due to COVID, our offices are closed through at least June 2021. Our primary concern is the care and health of our employees. We are closely monitoring the situation and have yet to determine when our offices will reopen. This position is not a permanent remote role and under normal circumstances, is located in any one of the following offices full-time:
1101 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington,
11 Park Place, New York, NY
262 Washington St, Boston, MA
1611 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA
1275 East 6th St., Los Angeles,
To apply, use the button on this page. No calls please.
M+R is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will be considered. As a firm we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn and work together to change the world. M+R is strengthened by our staff’s diversity, including race and ethnicity, social class, national origin, culture, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, language, and so much more. We strongly encourage folks from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.
We are communicators, marketers, fundraisers, and campaigners who unleash the power of people to do good. We work exclusively with nonprofits fighting for a just and sustainable world.