Outreach Associate

POSTED Sep 20 2017

Somerville, MA

Do you want to help Democratic campaigns and organizations build powerful small-dollar donor movements?

At ActBlue, we build and power the premier online fundraising platform for Democratic campaigns, progressive organizations, and nonprofits working to craft a better future. We have helped raise almost $2 billion by putting power in the hands of small-dollar donors and making online giving as easy as possible. And we work with thousands of groups -- from federal candidates to environmental organizations to local school board members.

It takes all types to make ActBlue go, from political junkies to number whizzes to designers and writers. We pride ourselves on working hard as a small team to create big change. And we’re looking for extraordinary people with a passion for progressive politics and grassroots change to join us!

Job title: Outreach Associate

Reports to: Deputy Outreach Director

The Outreach Team is responsible for attracting new campaigns and organizations and training them to use ActBlue’s software for grassroots fundraising. This position will focus on congressional races as we gear up for the 2018 midterm elections and beyond. You will be responsible for bringing on new campaigns as well as troubleshooting with groups we already work with and helping them build successful digital fundraising programs.

You will:

  • Identify and research new campaign and organization leads

  • Actively establish relationships with emerging federal campaigns

  • Help existing and new campaigns get the most out of ActBlue

  • Work in a team to develop priorities and outreach strategies

You are:

  • Enthusiastic about sales and outreach

  • Independent in direction

  • Harmonious in execution

  • Passionate about online fundraising technology

  • Genuinely helpful

  • Detail-oriented

  • Determined

  • Great at troubleshooting

  • A creative problem-solver

Do you have:

  • A real passion for politics?

  • Interest in online organizing and/or online fundraising?

  • Online communication skills, including the ability to summarize information and share it clearly and concisely?

Location & Compensation:

ActBlue’s office is located in Davis Square in Somerville, MA, just a few blocks from Boston’s MBTA Red Line train. This posting is for a full-time salaried position centered in our office. We offer a competitive salary and a generous compensation package, including commuter benefits, fully paid health, dental, and vision insurance, an employer-sponsored 401k contribution plan, and a flexible time off policy.

To Apply:

We'd love to hear from you! Please send your resume, cover letter, and three references to outreachjobs@actblue.com. Please send all documents as PDFs, and include “Outreach Associate” in the subject line. We will contact you if selected for an interview.

ActBlue is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against candidates on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

ActBlue cannot at this time sponsor work visas..