CAARE/All* Above All is now taking a close look at where we can continue to make gains by incorporating a political strategy into our advocacy plan. We seek a Fundraiser to critically assess what political money exists to fund a 501(c)(4) campaign in this area. Depending on their findings, the Fundraiser will create and implement a dynamic fundraising plan—leveraging their relationships, analytical skill, and insights to fund a political component of the CAARE/All* Above All campaign. This is a short-term position with the opportunity for full-time employment.
Strategically canvass sources to assess whether and what political funding exists for the targeted goal of restoring public insurance coverage for abortion.
Discern the feasibility of creating or growing (c)(4) fundraising resources, with a heavy emphasis on individual donors, and foundations where applicable.
Depending on a feasibility assessment from the data collected, create a sustainable fundraising plan with the goal of raising at least $750,000 in (c)(4) dollars.
A record of success in political fundraising, with a proven track record of achieving revenue targets of over $500,000 annually.
Facility and familiarity with the fundraising landscape, especially with respect to individual donors and (c)(4) dollars.
Sharp analytical ability to acutely and pragmatically assess possibilities of successful (c)(4) funding.
Key relationships and development savvy to carry out both the assessment of fundraising possibilities and to cultivate potential sources.
Demonstrated record of raising funds from major donors and individuals as well as an appetite and aptitude for fundraising.
Excellent written and oral communications skills and an ability to articulate a vision that compels and inspires the public, donors, coalition partners, and government policymakers.
Extensive experience with the political process, elections, and (c)(4) fundraising.
Familiarity with and passion for women's rights and social and economic justice.
Self-motivated with a high degree of initiative. Ability to work well under pressure and handle several projects at one time.
Salary is based on experience.
HOW TO APPLY
Submit cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Place "CAARE/All Above All Fundraiser" in the subject heading. Position location flexible. Application deadline February 9, 2015.(Early submission encouraged. Position will be filled as soon as possible.)