Development & Scheduling Assistant

America Votes - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)


America Votes is the coordination hub of the progressive community. We lead collaborative efforts among a diverse coalition of over 400 state and national partner organizations to advance progressive policies, win elections, and protect every American's right to vote. Our organization works nationally and in more than 20 states to provide a range of services to our partners, including strategic planning, advocacy and electoral campaign coordination, data tools and targeting services, and on-the-ground leadership in key states. America Votes' coalition partners advocate for a broad range of issues including, but not limited to, environmental protection, public education, human and civil rights, women's choice and labor.

Commitment to Racial Equity
America Votes is committed to advancing racial equity through organizational systems and policies that are consistently tested, evaluated and updated. Some organizational priorities include:
Building reflective and equitable state and national networks and partnerships.
Increasing engagement of state-based groups building power in communities of color in the planning process.
Expanding our Emerging Leaders program, designed to support organizations led by and working in communities of color as they emerge into the c4 space.
We see our commitment to racial equity as an integral part of success. Applicants are encouraged to reflect on how they see themselves contributing to our work on advancing racial equity.

For more information about America Votes, visit our website at www.americavotes.org .

Position Description
America Votes is seeking a development and scheduling assistant to help guide national fundraising operations. The development & scheduling assistant will work directly with the president and development department and specialize in scheduling and travel support, meeting preparation and donor research, database management, and other administrative assistance. This position reports to the development director.

Location
Washington, D.C.

Responsibilities
Provide high-level support for national non-profit development department.
Maintain calendar and scheduling responsibilities for president, both day-to-day and long-term.
Manage meeting and travel logistics, including accommodations and airfare as well as meeting confirmations, reservations, and background materials.
Manage efforts to develop new funding targets via comprehensive donor research.
Support fundraising efforts and event management around the annual State Summit.
Provide president with other administrative support, as needed.

Qualifications
At least one year of political or nonprofit fundraising experience is preferred.
Candidates must be able to manage multiple projects and keep track of the details in a rapid-paced environment.
Candidates must be able to communicate effectively, work well under pressure, be extremely detail oriented and meet deadlines.
Candidates must possess excellent organizational, time-management, and written communications skills.
Candidates should have familiarity with fundraising management software like NGP VAN, EveryAction, and Microsoft Excel.
Candidates must be able to work well with people from diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated commitment to racial equity and experience working in communities of color preferred.
Commitment to progressive issues and causes a plus.

Compensation
Salary is commensurate with experience in the $38,000-45,000 range. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401K.

To Apply
Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form.

If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email recruiting@americavotes.org . Please note that only applications received through the application form will be considered; please do not email us your application materials.

America Votes is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under local, state, or federal law.