ActBlue Outreach Associate

  • ActBlue
  • Somerville, MA, United States
  • Jul 07, 2017
Full time Non-profit-Social Services Technology Consultant Government Sales

Job Description

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 charities working to create a better future. We put power in the hands of small-dollar donors and make giving online 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 more great people to join us! We’re looking for someone with passion about progressive politics and grassroots change.

 

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. As an Outreach Associate you will focus on congressional and statewide campaigns as we gear up for the 2018 midterm elections, and beyond. You will be responsible for bringing on your own campaigns and organizations as well as troubleshooting with existing groups and helping them build successful digital fundraising programs.  

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Identify and research new campaign and organization leads
  • Proactively reach out to select federal campaigns
  • Consult with existing and new campaigns to optimize their use of ActBlue

 

Successful candidates will be:

  • Enthusiastic about sales and outreach
  • Independent in direction
  • Collaborative in execution
  • Excited about online fundraising technology
  • Genuinely helpful
  • Detail-oriented
  • Determined
  • Skillful at troubleshooting

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, which includes commuter benefits, fully paid health, dental, and vision insurance, an employer-sponsored 401k contribution plan, and a flexible time off policy.  

 

To Apply:

 

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to outreachjobs@actblue.com. Please send all documents as PDFs, and include “Outreach Associate” in the subject line. Candidates will be contacted if selected for an interview. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

ActBlue is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against candidates on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity. 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.

Occupations

Fundraising, Sales Support-Assistance, Other

Qualifications

Suggested Qualifications:

  • At least 1 cycle campaign experience
  • Experience in online organizing and/or online fundraising preferred
  • Online communication skills, including the ability to condense information and convey it clearly and concisely