Vice President: Development & Donor Organizing
- Voices for Progress
- District of Columbia, United States
- Salary Commensurate with experience
- Closing date
- Jun 3, 2023
- Position Type
- Fundraising, Fundraising Administration, Major Gifts, Membership, Planned Giving
- Advocacy, Environment, Health
- Employment Type
- Full Time
WHO WE ARE AS A TEAM:
Voices for Progress (V4P) galvanizes the advocacy of major political donors, business leaders, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and other prominent individuals who unite to champion a healthy climate and environment, strengthen our democracy, and ensure economic and social justice for all. Advocacy priorities have included economic inequality, health care access, climate change, immigration reform, voting rights, criminal justice reform, gender equality, campaign finance reform, judicial nominations, environmental justice, budget and tax policy, and more.
The V4P staff are passionate about the change we’re working to make in this country and are committed to living our values in how we support each other and the collaborative way in which we work together. Our personal backgrounds are as diverse as the wide range of policy issues we’re engaged on. We’re an energetic bunch who are constantly innovating within a rapidly expanding organization.
Get to know the V4P staff at: https://voicesforprogress.org/staff-advisors/
WHERE YOU’LL FIT IN THE TEAM:
The Vice President: Development & Donor Organizing reports directly to the President and leads a department dedicated to recruiting and raising funds from donor members and other sources; engaging donor members in policy advocacy and political programming; and building a sense of community among donor members. This position performs some of these responsibilities on behalf of a 501(c)(4) sister organization focused on building relationships with and electing progressive candidates with a focus on under-represented communities.
V4P is committed to a diverse staff and to an inclusive culture that holds equity as a value and a priority. V4P welcomes applicants who bring a variety of perspectives, experiences, and competencies. We strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, and bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the LGBTQIA+ community to apply. V4P is committed to supporting employees of varying abilities and to providing reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to thrive at V4P. Position is located in one of various donor hub cities (e.g New York, Atlanta, Austin, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco, etc.) Currently, staff may choose to work remotely.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Institutional Fundraising: Lead staff’s annual fundraising
from existing donor members and institutional foundation funders.
Work with staff to expand/create other organizational revenue
streams, potentially including corporate sponsorships, labor/ally
fee for service arrangements, joint proposals for foundation
funding, board fundraising, etc.
Enlistment: Recruit new politically-connected major donors
and other grasstops leaders (business owners, etc.) to financially
support and join V4P as donor members.
Donor Member Engagement on
Policy and Political Programming: Lead efforts to sustain
and strengthen a sense of community and a passion for the mission
among V4P donor members. Oversee staff work organizing donor
members to take action on important federal and California state
policy issues and political programming.
Leadership: Lead Development & Donor Organizing
Department, including directly supervising two managers who
supervise two associates. Act as a member of the organizational
WHAT WE PROVIDE:
We hope that you are excited by the opportunity to work with us. We are proud to offer a comprehensively designed benefits package and other perks to support our team and allow us to focus on our work of championing a healthy climate and environment, strengthening our democracy, and ensuring economic and social justice for all.
salary for this position is $120,000 or more. Final salary will be
commensurate with qualifications and
Insurance: We offer
medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance coverage
for you and your family. Full-time employees who select individual
medical coverage costs $1 a month.
403(b) Plan: We
match 100% of the first 4% of your contributions and 50% of the
next 2% for a maximum of 5% of your salary.
Generous Vacation and Paid
Time Off: We've built infrastructure to encourage our team
to rest and recharge throughout the year. (20 paid personal leave
days, 12 sick days, 14 paid wellness days, 12 holidays, 3 floating
holidays, 7 days of paid office closures including a 1-week winter
Paid Leave of Absence
Policy: Paid for any FMLA-covered event, including
parental or family leave. No waiting period.
Employee Assistance Program
(EAP): Comprehensive access for employee and household
members at no cost.
Pre-Tax FSA Plan:
medical, dependent care, and transit elections.
Cell Phone Stipend:
$75 monthly to support cell phone expenses.
Based on our 501(c)(3) status, you can receive loan forgiveness
under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
At least seven years of experience in
a related field (e.g. donor organizing, donor advising, political
fundraising, non-profit development, philanthropy, etc.)
Minimum two years of experience
Strong major donor fundraising
experience and knowledge of other relevant areas of
progressive/liberal major political donors strongly
Community organizing, donor
organizing, donor advising, or other membership engagement
Connections to donor communities in
the Midwest, South, and Southwest and to donor communities of color
are a plus.
Able to quickly learn relevant policy
and political topics to engage donor members on these topics and
raise funds for work in these areas.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced
multi-office organization, in which change is not uncommon. Can
successfully work independently in a one-person office while
supervising staff and collaborating with colleagues in other parts
of the country.
A team player who works well with
others and can manage multiple large projects, including urgent
Strong computer skills, and
willingness to learn new software and computer skills as needed.
Competency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite required.
Experience with Salesforce software a plus.
Interacts with current and
prospective donor members, institutional funders, and donor
advisors and assistants via phone, email, and in
Leads staff engagement of the Board
HOW WE CAN MEET:
Interested applicants should apply here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
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