Benefits: Health, dental, vision, and paid time off
Status: Full-time exempt position (40 hours)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio is dedicated to building and sustaining a constituency that uses the political process to guarantee access to reproductive healthcare for every Ohioan, including preventive care, family planning, sexuality education, prenatal and postnatal health care, and safe, legal abortion. NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio is a grass-roots 501(c)(4) advocacy organization. Two additional affiliated organizations help advance NARAL Pro-Choice Ohioís mission. The NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio Foundation conducts public education and research intended to increase public awareness of relevant reproductive health care issues. The NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio PAC is the political action committee that conducts direct electoral work with and for pro-choice candidates.
NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio seeks an energetic, strategic, and innovative leader to serve as Development Director. The Development Director works directly with the Executive Director to create, manage, and execute a comprehensive development plan that supports the mission of NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio, NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio Foundation, and NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio PAC.
Oversee all aspects of development planning and execution to raise $500,000 to $800,000
Assist Executive Director with major donor fundraising, including personally contacting prospective donors
Take the lead on Foundation research, grant writing, and manage grant deadlines
Develop and implement direct mail, telemarketing and electronic fundraising programs
Conduct donor research and prospecting
Oversee donor and member stewardship
Coordinate and supervise special events with Executive Director, staff, and Board of Directors
Analyze donor and donation data to assess the success of development campaigns
Coordinate with staff to ensure cohesive execution of priority programming and fundraising
Supervise interns and volunteers to complete development duties
Manage donor database and ensure that acknowledgements are sent promptly
Other duties as needed
Ideal candidate will possess the following qualities and skills:
Strong commitment to reproductive rights and justice
Minimum three years experience in fundraising, specifically with politically-minded major donors
Experience in two or more additional areas of development (i.e. direct mail, grantwriting, telemarketing, special events, online fundraising)
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, experience with fundraising database management required, NGP/VAN preferred
Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail and strategic thinking
Superior work ethic
Ability to organize, multitask, and work with minimal supervision
Flexibility in work environment
Previous experience working in political campaigns and/or non-profit organizations
Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically and to build positive relationships with staff, volunteers, board members, and NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio members
Bachelorís Degree or equivalent experience
Must have reliable transportation, current auto insurance and valid driverís license
Some evening and weekend hours and periodic travel around the state required. Position is based in our Cleveland, Ohio office. To apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, three references, salary requirements, and a writing sample to Kellie Copeland at email@example.com. No calls please. NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of color, persons with disabilities, and LGBT individuals to apply.
THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A COMPLETE LIST OF ALL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES, OR SKILLS FOR THIS POSITION AND IS SUBJECT TO REVIEW AND CHANGE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE NEEDS OF THE ORGANIZATION.
NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio is committed to developing a constituency that uses the democratic process to guarantee every woman the right to choose reproductive options, including family planning, sexuality education, and safe, legal abortion.
NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio's Programs
To achieve the mission stated above, NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio:
Builds the grassroots pro-choice movement in Ohio
Educates the public about reproductive rights issues
Helps to elect pro-choice legislators and pass pro-choice legislation through candidate training, voter mobilization, and lobbying
All interns are expected to:
Supervise and participate in phone banks, mailings, and outreach events
Work on research and writing projects
Assist staff with administrative tasks
Additional tasks vary based on the concentration of the internship. However, all interns will engage in activities from each area. See a full list of concentrations below.
We are looking for candidates that possess:
A commitment to reproductive rights and NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio's mission
Good communication skills and strong analytical and writing skills
An ability to work well in a cooperative environment
Willingness to learn, flexibility, and reliability
Internship opportunities are available throughout the year.
All internships are unpaid, but may be completed for credit
Interns may work in our Cleveland or our Columbus office
We expect a minimum commitment of 8 hours /week with some evening and weekend availability
Start and end dates are flexible
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to the Internship Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions can be sent by email or can be answered by phone at (216) 283-2180.
A variety of concentrations are available for interns to target their internships to their interests. These concentrations include:
This internship consists of assisting NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio's development associate in the following tasks:
Data entry, filing, and office management
Ensuring our donors receive thank-you notes and receipts
Working with a committee to plan and carry out NARAL events
General assistance in fund raising
We would like this intern to be available at least 15 hours a week, over 2 - 3 days. Ideally, this intern candidate will be based out of the Cleveland office.
In this internship, you will:
Work to inform the public about NARAL's work
Identify events with progressive audiences and attend to represent NARAL, gain petition signatures, and give out membership information
Recruit and train volunteers to help with mailings and phonebanks
Work on our Foundation's newsletter, The Voice of Choice
Assist in the development and maintenance of pro-choice campus groups
Familiarity with InDesign is preferred. We need this intern candidate to be available some evenings and weekends in order to represent us at events.
This internship consists of assisting NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio's policy director in the following tasks:
Monitoring legislative activity and drafting action alerts for supporters
Researching and writing reports on pro- and anti-choice legislation
Interacting with pro-choice partners on strategies and lobby day planning
Track media coverage of pro- and anti-choice legislation
Ideally, this intern candidate will be based out of the Columbus office.