Seeking Development Associate
Emerge America develops community-based affiliate programs designed to recruit, educate and inspire talented and diverse Democratic women who want to pursue elective office at the local, state and national levels. Our goal is clear: to increase the number of Democratic women holding public office. Our first affiliate, Emerge California, was launched in 2002 where we developed the model and our curriculum. Based on our effectiveness in California, we launched Emerge America in 2005 to bring the Emerge model to each of the 50 states. We are currently operating in 14 states.
Emerge makes a long-term investment in these future leaders through our intensive training program that hones their political skills, facilitates access to potential supporters and donors and helps craft their political future.
We are seeking a self-motivated and highly efficient staff person to provide fundraising, administrative, and executive support to Emerge America. The Development Associate will work directly under the President of Emerge America, and will be responsible for a variety of administrative and office management functions in addition to their primary development support role.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
Preferred but not required:
JOB SCHEDULE AND LOCATION
The Development Associate will work in the Emerge America offices from 9-5:30, Monday through Friday. Some evening and weekends will be required for fundraising events, with travel 1-2 times per year. This is not a position that allows for telecommuting. The Emerge America office is located in downtown San Francisco and is very accessible by public transportation.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Entry-level salary plus benefits.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in women in politics to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, include a) a description of how your background aligns with this position and b) your current salary and/or your salary expectations.
Emerge America has a small staff and will not be able to respond to all applicants. Only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.
NO CALLS PLEASE.
Emerge America strives to reflect the diverse communities that we serve. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.