State Outreach Associate

POSTED Sep 20 2017

ActBlue
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: State Outreach Assistant

Reports to: Deputy Outreach Director

The Outreach Team is responsible for attracting new groups and training them to use ActBlue’s software for grassroots fundraising. Amazing candidates are jumping into local and state races every single day, looking to inspire change in their communities, and you will focus on these races with a strategic eye towards 2020 redistricting. You will be responsible for bringing on your own campaigns and organizations, troubleshooting with existing groups, and helping them build successful digital fundraising programs.

You will:

  • Identify and research new campaign and organization leads in your region

  • Actively establish relationships with state legislative campaigns and organizations

  • Advise existing and new campaigns on how to optimize their use of ActBlue

  • Handle incoming inquiries and requests

You are:

  • Passionate about state and local races

  • Ready to dig deep into local politics

  • Independent in direction

  • Harmonious in execution

  • Excited about online fundraising technology

  • Genuinely helpful

  • Concerned with details

  • Determined and optimistic

  • Detail-oriented

  • Creative problem solver

  • A great teammate

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! To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to outreachjobs@actblue.com. Please send all documents as PDFs, and include “State Outreach Assistant” in the subject line. You will be contacted 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.