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End Citizens United/Let America Vote: Development Director

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Job Post

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024

End Citizens United/Let America Vote: Development Director




125,000 / Yearly


End Citizens United/Let America Vote



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To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter through our website. No calls please.

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Job Description

**Status:** Exempt
**Reports to:** President
**Location: **Washington, D.C.
**Union Position:** No
**Salary: **Starting at $125,000
**Job Summary: **The Development Director leads the Development team and all of ECU/LAV’s fundraising programs. They are responsible for working with senior organizational leadership to create fundraising goals and budgets. They oversee fundraising efforts headed up by internal staff and external consultants. They continually look for ways to innovate ECU/LAV’s fundraising from both high-dollar and grassroots donors, including creating front-facing materials for donors, organizing events, directing ECU/LAV call time, and assisting endorsed campaigns with fundraising.

**Primary Responsibilities: **
- Oversee the development department and direct ECU/LAV’s fundraising efforts.
- Develop, and execute, and grow ECU/LAV's high dollar fundraising program.
- Manage fundraising consultants to expand and grow ECU/LAV fundraising programs.
- Direct candidate bundling program to support ECU/LAV endorsed candidates.
- Coordinate across departments to support ECU/LAV priorities and endorsed candidates.
- Support senior leadership’s fundraising meetings and communications.
- Serve as a member of the ECU/LAV leadership team
- May occasionally travel for work purposes and be required to attend events in the D.C. area that fall outside of typical working hours
- Perform additional duties as assigned
- 10+ years experience in development, with at least 6 years of focus on political fundraising
- Experience with major donor and institutional fundraising is preferred
- A commitment to protecting democracy, including getting Big Money out of politics, expanding voting rights, and fighting corruption in politics
- An understanding of how race, class, and other identities intersect with our work
This position comes with a competitive benefits package that includes:
- Paid-time off available immediately upon hire–no accrual needed.
- Health insurance including Dental & Vision. There are many health plans available that are fully employer paid. Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, STD, & LTD plans are fully employer paid.
- Reimbursement for your cell phone bill up to $100 a month.
- Pre-tax commuter benefits.
- IRA with up to 3% of salary matched.
- Relocation stipend for employees relocating to work out of our Washington, D.C. office.
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter through our website. No calls please.
**Job Location:** This position is based in Washington, D.C. where our staff work in our office in-person a minimum of 2 days a week. Relocation stipend available.
**COVID-19: **ECU/LAV prioritizes the health and safety of our employees and continually updates our in-office protocols related to COVID-19 based on current CDC guidance, local ordinances, and best practices. Applicants must be willing to receive the full course of one of the CDC-recommended vaccinations against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, including recommended boosters. Reasonable accommodations may be granted in accordance with relevant federal and state regulations.

**Accessibility: **Our D.C. office space is a professional office environment that is fully accessible. We operate on a hybrid work schedule that is a combination of in-person and remote work. This position’s main functions are carried out using a computer and phone. All employees may request reasonable accommodation to perform their job tasks.
**Please Read:** At the end of this application we include several optional questions about your identity. These questions are completely optional and will not be used to make specific hiring decisions, but rather to help us make sure we're building a diverse pool of candidates in the initial stages of the process. Your responses are kept separate from the rest of your application and are not shared outside of our human resources team.

**End Citizens United is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values a multicultural, diverse working environment. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply.**