job: fundraiser, Massachusetts

colist at colist at
Tue May 10 15:51:53 CDT 2005

[ed:  this job post includes salary info.]

From: Tony Mack <N2nma at>

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:  Fundraiser for Grassroots Political Organization



N2N-MA builds political power in low-income communities around economic 
justice issues.  Our organizing model includes voter registration and 
education, electoral campaigns, public policy advocacy, coalition 
building, and the development of sustainable grassroots leadership.  The 
Working Family Agenda – good jobs, education and training, affordable 
child care, health care and housing, and a welfare safety net – is the 
cornerstone of our program.  By bringing low-income people back into the 
political process, we hold politicians accountable to the needs of their 
constituents and are building a progressive majority in Massachusetts.  
For more information about us, visit our website at



N2N-MA places a strong emphasis on face-to-face fundraising from 
individuals, foundations and labor unions.  All staff are responsible 
for spending 10% of their time fundraising.  We’re hiring a Fundraiser 
to work under the supervision of our Development Director.  
Specifically, the position involves:

·        Identifying and developing new donors

·        Networking with our current donor base to identify new prospects

·        Maintaining and upgrading existing donors

·        Prospecting new foundations, contacting foundation officers, 
and writing proposals

·        Organizing our end-of-year fundraising event and other major 
donor events statewide

·        Assisting organizers with local house parties



We are seeking an outgoing, passionate, creative people-person who is 
fearless in the face of rejection.  Other qualifications:

·        Strong commitment to grassroots organizing, social change, and 
economic justice

·        Fundraising experience with both individual donors and foundations

·        Experience with planning events, local house parties, site 
visits, and personal 1-to-1 donor visits

·        Successful track record identifying and cultivating new donors

·        Excellent writer and articulate public speaker

·        Strong administrative and computer skills

·        Organized, efficient, and self-motivated

·        Ability to work collectively with other staff and a diverse 
statewide volunteer group

·        Access to a car when needed (mileage reimbursed at 35 cents/mile)

·        Spanish language skills a plus


SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary range – mid-high $30s DOE.  Benefits include 
full health insurance coverage, pension plan, flexible spending account, 
11 paid holidays, and three weeks paid vacation.


TO APPLY:  Send cover letter and resume to the Development Director, 
N2N-MA, 8 Beacon Street, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02108, or email – 
n2nma at  No faxes please.


* People of color are strongly encouraged to apply *


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