Do you want to work at the intersection of politics, citizen activism, and fundraising? Are you interested in a rapidly expanding organization that is changing the way people think and talk about democracy? We seek an experienced development professional to help us expand our political and organizational footprint. The ideal candidate will have a background in fundraising as well as politics, democracy reform, or both. He or she will be responsible for grants administration, grant writing, tracking and reporting activities for the organization.
The core responsibilities include prospect research and identification, proposal and report writing and submission, and monitoring and tracking progress toward goals of grants within portfolio.
The ideal candidate will possess the following abilities:
TO APPLY: Please submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to the Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org and include GRANTS MANAGER in the subject line. No phone calls please. Applicants are encouraged to respond as soon as possible. Applications without a Cover Letter will not be considered. Common Cause strongly encourages those from historically under-served, underrepresented or marginalized communities to apply.
ABOUT COMMON CAUSE:
Common Cause is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. We work to create an open, honest, and accountable government that serves the public interest; promotes equal rights, opportunity, and representation for all; and empowers all people to make their voices heard in the political process.
Founded almost 50 years ago, Common Cause has more than 1.2 million members and 30 state organizations that are working to support our efforts across the country. More information can be found at www.commoncause.org.
Common Cause is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, creed, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, party or political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any illegal or prohibited factor.