Development Director - Millennial Action Project


Organization Description

The Millennial Action Project (MAP) has an audacious mission: make political cooperation a norm through Millennial leadership. As polarization and gridlock paralyzes America’s political system, our generation must create a new politics and govern our nation into the future. MAP is a national, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit start-up dedicated to activating Millennial policymakers and leaders to create post -­‐ partisan political cooperation.        

Location – This is a full-time position based in Washington, DC. Some travel may be required.

Job Description

As a member of the Executive Committee, the Development Director will spearhead MAP’s strategic development and fundraising operations to support the growth of the organization.

Job Responsibilities

• Overseeing fundraising operations across the country

• Targeting and recruiting bundlers and donors, as well as building and maintaining relationships with those supporters

• Project managing fundraising events and ongoing call time operation

• Developing and implementing a mid-tier and grassroots fundraising program

• Cultivating and developing relationships with corporate and foundation funders

• Overseeing contribution processing program

• Overseeing donor research program

• Training and leading finance interns and volunteers to support fundraising efforts

• Responsible for meeting monthly and quarterly fundraising goals

Job Requirements

• At least 2 years of experience as a successful fundraiser for a nonprofit, campaign or committee

• Experience staffing high-level fundraising meetings and events

• Strong partnership building and event planning/management skills

• Experience coordinating and managing schedules of high-level political leadership or corporate executives

• Strong research skills and a grasp of non-profit fundraising

• Email/online fundraising and list growth experience

• Ability to concurrently manage multiple projects

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Proven ability to flexibly adapt to unforeseen events/circumstances

• Willingness to travel

• Sincere commitment to MAP’s mission of working across partisan lines and an intuitive understanding of MAP’s message

How to Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume, along with any relevant examples of your work and writing (can be online link or as attachment), to jobs@millennialaction.org.

Deadline – Applications will be accepted until position is filled.