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Individual Giving Director

LOCATION

NY metro area

SALARY

$105,000-$130,000

JOB TYPE

Full Time

WORKSPACE

Remote

BENEFITS

Health Insurance: group medical insurance, group dental insurance, group vision insurance
Health FSA and Dependent Care FSA
Paid Time Off: paid federal holidays, unlimited vacations and sick days, six months of paid family leave
401(k): upon three months of employment, access to a 401(k) retirement plan with matching up to 3%.

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis and will continue to interview until filled. We are planning for 3 rounds of interviews, all between 45 and 60 minutes via Zoom. While we are looking for the right match, the ideal start date is February 2024. If you don’t meet all of the requirements and believe you’re a good fit, we absolutely encourage you to apply and tell us why!

about vote mama

Vote Mama builds the political power of moms.

Vote Mama PAC is the first PAC in the country dedicated to supporting Democratic moms running for office up and down the ballot and across the country.

Vote Mama Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, is the leading source of research and advocacy on the political participation of moms and works to break the structural barriers moms face running for and serving in elected office.

Vote Mama Lobby, a 501(c)(4) organization, mobilizes fed-up mamas to take action by electing moms and passing truly family-friendly legislation.

about the role

The Individual Giving Director will lead individual fundraising activities for Vote Mama’s PAC, 501(c)(3) Foundation, and 501(c)(4) Lobby. The Individual Giving Director will work closely with the leadership team on overall fundraising strategy, relationship management, and related communications.

The ideal candidate for this position is someone who is strategic and eager to help build and execute systems to create a strong foundation for a growing development team. The Individual Giving Director will report to Corie Pope Lieberman, Chief Development Officer.

required skills

  • Commitment to Vote Mama’s goals and theory of change, passion for grassroots organizing, and commitment to progressive policy change

  • 4+ years of strong political fundraising experience, preferably for a Congressional or state-wide campaign

  • Demonstrated success in donor prospecting, cultivation, and management

  • Experience in creating and implementing a comprehensive finance plan, and managing call time, a finance committee, budgets, and compliance

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to convey Vote Mama’s mission and impact to donors

  • Experience in leading and planning all aspects of large-scale fundraising and cultivation events

  • Experience using Salesforce, or a similar CRM, and donor research platforms

  • Strong expertise using NGP and Excel

  • Must be creative, strategic, collaborative, and organized

bonus skills

  • Proven ability to fundraise for a PAC and/or 501(c)(4)

  • Experience working in a scaling startup and/or mission-driven organization

  • Experience fundraising for an organization with multiple legal entities

  • Experience managing staff

core responsibilities

Lead Individual Giving Strategy

  • Represent Vote Mama to donors and manage them through the donor life-cycle, including identification, cultivation, and stewardship of individual supporters of Vote Mama PAC, Lobby, and Foundation

  • Create and implement individual donor strategy for Vote Mama PAC, Lobby, and Foundation, ranging from High Net Worth(HNW) to smaller-dollar individual donors

  • Develop and manage Vote MamaPAC’s fundraising plan and be responsible for setting and meeting quarterly goals for individual donor portfolios, the Foundation, and the Lobby

  • Plan and execute all aspects of large and small-scale events, including but not limited to PAC fundraisers and individual donor cultivation events in NYC, DC, California, Chicago, and beyond

  • Partner with the Chief Development Officer and CEO to support them in maintaining their portfolio of HNW donor relationships

  • Partner with the Chief Development Officer and CEO to manage Vote Mama’s Leadership Council

Communications

  • Co-lead the strategy, development, and implementation of all communications to new and existing donors

  • Project manage the Vote Mama digital fundraising strategy in close partnership with the digital and communications team

Data Management

  • Oversee accurate and consistent individual donor recordkeeping in Salesforce, NGP, and revenue tracker

  • Work with compliance to manage Vote Mama PAC FEC reporting and other individual donor record-keeping

  • Manage and execute candidate contributions and campaign bundling

typical day

The Individual Giving Director will lead individual fundraising activities for Vote Mama’s PAC, 501(c)(3) Foundation, and 501(c)(4) Lobby. The Individual Giving Director will work closely with the leadership team on overall fundraising strategy, relationship management, and related communications.

The ideal candidate for this position is someone who is strategic and eager to help build and execute systems to create a strong foundation for a growing development team. The Individual Giving Director will report to Corie Pope Lieberman, Chief Development Officer.

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