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Corporate Accountability International is growing and hiring a Development Director, a Campaign Director, and a Director of Foundation Relations to join our team in Boston.

We have a budget of just under $5 million a year (up from $3 million just two years ago), with the majority of our funding coming from individual donors. This is a new position created to support continued expansion of our campaigns. This is a great position for an experienced major gifts fundraiser looking to grow in a new position.

The Campaign Director will develop and oversee campaign strategies and tactics to build a strong activist base for our Value the Meal campaign. An ideal candidate has at least five years as a full-time staffer in a progressive social change organization, including at least one year of field organizing experience.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced organizer to be a part of a team that is supporting winning campaigns that are protecting people and the environment.

The Director of Foundation Relations will build upon a successful grants program that is raising over $500,000 a year. An ideal candidate enjoys developing relationships with program officers and has at least five years of grant-writing experience.

If you are interested in the position apply soon – interviews are happening now. Learn more about our other job openings and our campaigns to protect people and the environment from corporate abuse at www.StopCorporateAbuse.org.

Development Director

Social Change Philanthropy is a growing and vibrant field. This position is a great opportunity to help accelerate this sector, to develop as a social change leader, to build a growing and dynamic development unit, and to help advance groundbreaking campaigns to protect human rights and the environment.

For more than 30 years, Corporate Accountability International has successfully challenged corporations like GE, Nestlé, and Philip Morris to halt abusive practices that threaten public health, the environment and our democracy. Today our campaigns challenge the dangerous practices of some of the world’s most powerful industries.

The Development Director will join a strong and committed team to help fuel organizational expansion. The development unit focuses on building partnerships with individual donors and foundations, through face-to-face meetings, phone calls, direct mail and online outreach. The Development Director recruits, manages and trains all staff in the development unit, and oversees major gifts, foundation, mail, phone and online fundraising programs, while working in a creative and fast-paced office atmosphere.

Major Responsibilities:

· Play a lead role in developing and implementing annual fundraising plans, budgets and monthly cash flow projections for multiple streams, including from mail, online, phone and face-to-face fundraising.

· Manage 4-5 development managers and staff, including a team of major gift officers.

· Build partnerships with philanthropists in person, over the phone and in writing.

· Work closely with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and other top leaders to drive organizational expansion and long-range funding strategies.

· Work with an experienced team, including a Membership Director, to develop and implement short- and long-range plans to grow our membership base through mail, phone and online outreach.

· Maintain accurate and up-to-date files, records and systems.

· Work closely with our campaigns and communications teams to increase donor commitment and campaign participation through regular and sophisticated communication.

Minimum Qualifications:

· Demonstrated commitment to social change and an understanding of social change philanthropy.

· Minimum 6+ years full-time experience, with proven track record as a leader in a membership-focused development department.

· Strong staff and program management skills, strategic planning savvy and superb interpersonal skills.

· Track record of securing $10,000+ gifts from individual donors.

· Proven ability to project and meet budgets in a growing organization.

· Excellent donor-centric written and verbal communication skills.

· A sense of humor, positive attitude, and drive.

· Organized and diligent record-keeping and administrative ability, as well as ability to set and meet deadlines.

· Strong experience and facility with numbers and analysis, Excel and database applications.

· Experienced and effective national traveler with a willingness to travel 10-15% of work time.

Accountability: The Development Director is accountable to the Executive Director.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience, with a generous benefits package.

Location: Campaign Headquarters, Boston.

To Apply: Email letter of interest, résumé and three to five references to Sarah Bennett at jobs@stopcorporateabuse.org.

Corporate Accountability International is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive organization.

People of color, women, and GLBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Campaign Director

The Campaign Director is responsible for developing, overseeing and implementing campaign strategies and tactics on our Value [the] Meal campaign, which is a part of our international Campaign Challenging the Corporate Abuse of Food. The Campaign Director mobilizes and expands the base of individual members and activists through in-person, phone, mail and email communication; recruits new experts and thought leaders; builds and maintains alliances with organizations and institutions; organizes actions and events; supervises organizing staff; and serves as a campaign spokesperson, while working in a creative and enthusiastic office atmosphere.

For more than 30 years, Corporate Accountability International has successfully challenged corporations like GE, Nestlé, and Philip Morris to halt abusive practices that threaten public health, the environment and our democracy. Today, the organization leads campaigns that challenge dangerous practices of some of the world’s most powerful industries. Think Outside the Bottle exposes the truth behind bottled water marketing and defends the human right to water in the face of increasing corporate control. Value [the] Meal challenges the fast food industry to stop driving an epidemic of diet-related disease, and our campaign Challenging Big Tobacco is blocking industry interference in health policies that protect our kids.

Major Responsibilities:

Develop and implement strategic campaign plans and budgets.

Develop in-depth understanding of corporate impact on our food systems with particular attention to the fast food industry’s impact on public health.

Supervise campaign staff and coordinate with regional field organizers to develop national and regional campaign actions.

Help build, develop and maintain Corporate Accountability International’s national and international activist base.

Develop activist leadership through in-person meetings, phone calls and email correspondence.

Develop and cultivate relationships and coalitions with allies and experts.

Serve as a campaign spokesperson to the media and at events.

Create materials and develop stories with the communications and development teams to engage and motivate Corporate Accountability International’s membership to take action on Value [the] Meal.

Regularly evaluate progress against campaign objectives, and help develop effective ongoing strategies.

Maintain comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date files, records and systems.

Help develop and implement fundraising plans and plays a lead role in recruiting staff.

Participate in organization-wide planning, fundraising and campaign activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

Demonstrated commitment to corporate accountability, with a global perspective.

At least 5 years as a full-time staff organizer in a progressive social change organization, including at least 1 year of field organizing experience.

Demonstrated ability to manage organizing programs, develop and implement plans.

Staff management experience.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Strong organizational and results tracking skills.

Proven ability to project and stay within budgets.

Experience with effective grassroots fundraising.

Proven ability to work well with a diverse group of people.

Enthusiasm for national and international travel.

accountability: The Value [the] Meal Campaign Director reports to the Deputy Director.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience, with a generous benefits package

Location: Campaign Headquarters, Boston

To Apply: Email letter of interest, resumé and three to five references to Randall Smith atjobs@stopcorporateabuse.org

Corporate Accountability International is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive organization.

People of color, women, and GLBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Director of Foundation Relations

For more than 30 years, Corporate Accountability International has successfully challenged corporations like GE, Nestlé, and Philip Morris to halt abusive practices that threaten public health, the environment and our democracy. Today our campaigns challenge the dangerous practices of some of the world’s most powerful industries. Think Outside the Bottle exposes the truth behind bottled water marketing and defends the human right to water in the face of increasing corporate control. Value [the] Meal challenges the fast food industry to stop driving an epidemic of diet-related disease, and our campaign Challenging Big Tobacco is blocking industry interference in health policies that protect our kids.

The Director of Foundation Relations will write proposals and accompanying reports to help bring campaigns to scale. Working with our Director of Philanthropic Partnerships and other senior staff, the Director of Foundation Relations will research prospective foundations, track our outreach and work on all aspects of grant seeking work, while helping to maintain a creative and fun office atmosphere.

Major Responsibilities:

· Identify and build relationships with program officers at prospective national, regional, and family foundations.

· Cultivate relationships with funders and ensure regular communication through phone, emails, in-person outreach and meetings.

· Lead the Foundations Team of senior staff, including the Executive Director and Chief of Staff.

· Coordinate with staff leadership to develop, draft and edit letters of interest, proposals, and reports for each campaign.

· Work with financial staff to prepare and submit budgets and financial reports to foundations.

· Facilitate timely and effective planning and budgeting of foundation outreach program.

· Maintain comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date files, records and systems.

· Participate in organization-wide planning, fundraising and campaign activities

Minimum Qualifications:

· Demonstrated commitment to social justice and progressive social change.

· At least five years experience writing grants and grant reports, with a proven track record in securing funds.

· A fast, clear and excellent writer.

· Outstanding organizational, tracking and systems skills.

· Excellent multi-tasking ability, problem-solving skills and positive attitude towards challenges.

· Strong verbal communication skills.

· Ability to orchestrate involvement of senior staff.

· Computer skills, including proficiency with Excel, Microsoft Office and databases.

· Highly motivated and tenacious, with great attention to detail.

· Grassroots organizing experience a major plus.

Accountability: The Director of Foundation Relations reports to the Director of Philanthropic Partnerships.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience, with a generous benefits package.

Location: Campaign Headquarters, Boston

To Apply: Email letter of interest, résumé and three to five references to Randall Smith at jobs@stopcorporateabuse.org.

Corporate Accountability International is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive organization.

People of color, women, and GLBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply.



Discover a unique world of possibilities.

Every day, you’ll find dedicated staff working to support the University of Washington’s mission. Join us, and you’ll help to educate tomorrow’s leaders, advance scientific breakthroughs, research new technologies, and enrich the world through medicine, art, and athletics.

As one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions—and one of the state’s largest employers—the UW community includes over 23,000 employees at over 35 major schools, colleges, and divisions, with campuses in Seattle, Bothell, and Tacoma, and two renowned medical centers, University of Washington Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center.

We value integrity, diversity, excellence, collaboration, innovation, and respect. Discovery is at the heart of our university. By working in the other Washington and legislating on our behalf, you will help us to continue to discover timely solutions to the world’s most complex problems and enrich people’s lives throughout our community, the state of Washington, the nation, and the world.

To apply, visit www.uw.edu/jobs and select “Staff Jobs.” Search positions by category, job title, location, and more. From the job announcement, select “Apply to this job” to submit your candidate profile and resume.


The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University of Washington is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206.543.6450/v, 206.543.6452/tty, 206.685.7264/fax, or dso@uw.edu.UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON | EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Associate Director, Office of Federal Relations

Experienced Associate Director needed to be a key member of the University of Washington’s energetic government relations team in Washington, D.C. Works collaboratively with the Director to advance the UW’s institutional goals and provide a fixed presence with members of Congress, the Administration, federal agencies, and national-level organizations. Has substantial responsibility for promoting information flow to and from federal government, devising and implementing the UW’s institutional lobbying strategies, and monitoring and analyzing federal bills and policies.

The Office of Federal Relations, located 3,000 miles from campus in Washington, D.C., is critical to communicating the UW Federal Agenda to the Administration, the U.S. Congress, and federal agencies. The UW Federal Agenda changes each year and consists of statutory, legislative, and funding issues which are of concern to the UW.

To view the complete job announcement and to apply, please visit www.uw.edu/jobs, and select “Staff Jobs.” Enter the Req number 72232 and click “search.” From the job announcement, select “Apply to this Job” to submit your candidate profile, resume, and cover letter.


A top Democratic Polling research firm has an immediate opening for a

Assistant Analyst. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in

politics and political campaign experience, quantitative and

qualitative analytical experience (SPSS, STATA, SAS), high proficiency

in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, academic training in methodology and

strong writing skills. He or she must be able to manage changing

priorities and multiple initiatives in a fast- paced environment, have

a high commitment to accuracy and the ability to think strategically,

analyze data and produce clear and concise strategic reports. Spanish

proficiency is a plus. Salary commensurate with experience.

Send resume and salary requirements to resumes@thefeldmangroup.com


Highly competitive Northern Virginia state senate campaign seeking to

hire a Field Director to start immediately.

The job entails designing and executing a field plan to boost the

performance of the campaign on the August 23 primary ballot. The Field

Director will be required to meet aggressive voter contact goals through

a combined use of phone banks, canvasses and events. He/she will be

directly responsible for delivering the margin of victory and may

include management of additional staff.

Other parts of the job description may include but are not limited to:

- Organize events, house parties and community actions

- Manage and complete all volunteer voter outreach activities

- Conduct outreach to and maintain relationships with local allies and

partner groups

- Complete weekly activity reports indicating progress towards goals

It is a high-paced, data-driven job in an intense but rewarding

atmosphere. Benefits include a healthcare stipend and cell phone

reimbursement.Prior experience in Virginia preferred.Salary commensurate

with experience. Campaign is an equal opportunity employer.

*Resumes and cover letters should be sent to cm@libbyforsenate.com and

will be accepted through April 15.*


Prominent, incumbent Boston-Metro area City Councillor seeks an unpaid

campaign intern to work directly with the Councillor on a fast-paced, high

visibility, city wide campaign. Interns should be dependable, hard-working,

and able to work independently. Both summer internships and longer term

internships through November are available.

Duties will include:

* Research: Public policy, voting trends/turnout predictions, contact

information for key groups

* Event support: Assist in organization, planning, and implementation of

local events

* Voter contact: Via telephone and email, reach out to voters about events

and upcoming elections

Interested candidates should send a resume and a cover letter to



Boutique progressive political advertising firm with a focus in online

and direct mail is seeking a full-time Production Assistant through

the 2012 election cycle.


* The production assistant position is primarily responsible for

bookkeeping and reconciling production costs with Production Manager.

* Assembling proposals, sorting mail samples, proofreading, answering phone

*Execution of individual research projects, reports and memos at the

behest of the account managers.

* Attention to detail, time management skills and some previous political

experience are essential for this position.


* Bachelor’s degree is required

*Familiarity with Quickbooks and database systems is required,

Filemaker Pro specifically preferred

*Must be detail oriented and incredibly organized

*Motivated self- starter

* Prior office experience and working knowledge of Macs

* A strong interest in and commitment to progressive politics are a must

Equal opportunity employer; no phone calls please. Cover letters and

resumes should be sent to info@thecampaignworkshop.com. Writing

sample and references may be requested.

Topic: job opening at Appleseed

Apr 01 02:38PM -0400 ^

Position Announcement: Operations and Field Director


Appleseed is seeking a full-time Operations and Field Director to

oversee the organization’s financial management, human resources,

internal operations, and Appleseed Center development. This position

reports to the Executive Director and will work closely with a

committed and energetic staff, Board of Directors, and Appleseed

Center personnel from around the U.S. and Mexico. We anticipate that

the winning candidate will work at the Appleseed headquarters in

Washington, D.C., with short out-of-town trips approximately 3-4 times

per year. Office is convenient to all major metro lines.


Appleseed is a nonprofit network of public interest justice centers

and professionals dedicated to building a society in which

opportunities are genuine, access to the law is universal and equal,

and government advances the public interest. Appleseed and Appleseed

Centers bring together volunteers from the law, business and academic

professions to devise long-term solutions to problems affecting the

underprivileged and underrepresented in such areas as education,

financial access, immigration, life long justice and Gulf Coast

Recovery. For more information visit: www.appleseednetwork.org.



Ø Manage the yearly work planning process and the implementation

of the staff’s work plans

• Initiate and manage development of plans with staff and

Executive Director (Current staff is 12 FTEs and 2 PTEs)

• Review weekly progress reports from staff with Executive

Director and persons submitting them

• Plan & convene staff meetings around strategic/work plans

• Conduct bonus evaluations centered on work plans

Ø Oversee all human resource functions

• Facilitate, contribute, and monitor the communication and

supervision of the entire national office, which is actually in four

locations now (Washington, D.C., Austin, TX, NYC and Albuquerque, NM)

• Recruit staff as necessary and approximately 8 interns/year:

job listings, screening, interviews, reference checks, review writing


• Provide offer letters; handle new hire paperwork, payroll,

health care, etc.

• Conduct staff orientations

• Ensure that staff is evaluated on a timely basis

• Find opportunities for staff to meet their professional

development goals

• Serve as point person for staff troubleshooting, problems,

issues of concern

• Promote staff cohesion and morale

• Ensure a rational and competitive system for salaries

• Maintain personnel files and make updates to personnel policies

• Administer health insurance policy; 401k plan; professional

and disability insurance plans; reimbursements for gym memberships

Ø Assist the Executive Director in working with the large,

professionally-esteemed Board

• Manage preparation for thrice-yearly board meetings, including

scheduling, agenda, and materials (These are typically in Washington,

D.C., NYC and one at a Center location)

• Ensure that board committees meet regularly, have goals, and

meet their goals

• Do individual follow-up with board members as needed

• Attend audit committee meetings

• Ensure minutes of all committee meetings are taken, edited and

provided to auditors and board

• Ensure follow-up from board meetings

Ø Oversee Appleseed’s office and office systems

• Ensure that the office has the needed technology and that it

functions well at effective cost

• Promote communication across the office and systems to ensure it

• Assist in editing all large-scale communication materials

• Ensure corporate registration and charitable registration

status, as well as insurance coverage

• Direct and oversee National’s operational policies,

objectives, and initiatives

• Ensure competitive bidding for all large contracts

• Ensure quality control throughout office

• Serve as primary liaison to legal counsel in addressing legal

issues e.g. copyright, antitrust, governing instruments, partnerships,

licensing etc.

Ø Ensure that the financial goals of the organization are met

and that the financial systems and accounting are sound.

• Work with department heads and controller to ensure

expenditures do not exceed budget without cause or foreknowledge

• Manage budget preparation process & finalize budget for the

Executive Director & Board’s review (Current budget is approximately


• With Controller, ensure financial materials are accurate and

communicated appropriately

• Approve all expenses

• Prepare a schedule of functional expenses for the auditors and

assist them on an as needed basis

• Supervise coding and whistle blower protection

• Ongoing tracking of budget items

• With Grants Manager and Controller, oversee restricted funding


• Work to ensure implementation of the long-range plan, which

foresees opening two Centers in the next three years; strengthening

existing Centers; promoting network and replication of best practices

among Centers; and helping to forestall the loss of any existing


• Serve as liaison to the Board’s Center Evaluation Committee

• Assist Centers in formation to achieve independent status

(currently, New Mexico)

• Participate on Executive Director Committee calls and work

with head of EDC and Executive Director to ensure follow up

• Supervise the dashboard Center self-certification process and

flag items that indicate a Center may be in organizational trouble, so

as to make plans to avert any Centers from collapsing

• Secure funding by 2015 for person to oversee collaborative

projects and development of partnerships

• Promote improved communication among Centers by forwarding

articles, Center ideas that merit consideration for replication, &

funding opportunities, and hosting conference calls/webinars featuring

Center or national personnel or persons of interest to Centers.

• Assess opportunities or find pro bono help to ascertain

possibilities for achieving economies of scale.

• Supervise desk review/site assessments of Centers per schedule

(typically 2-3 per year)

• Funnel Center inquiries to best resources.

• Optimize role of Center board representatives.


• At least 5 years of nonprofit or other similar work experience


• Excellent leadership, management and decision making skills;

• Excellent written and oral communication skills;

• Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy;

• Excellent interpersonal skills;

• Creative ability to problem solve;

• Ability to develop budgets and analyze financial reports;

• Excellent computer skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Word

and Excel and familiarity with DonorPerfect and QuickBooks strongly


• Strong commitment to Appleseed’s mission and methods of

leveraging pro bono professional talent to effect systematic changes

opening doors to opportunity and justice;

• Ability to work effectively as a member of a motivated and

close-knit team;

• Familiar with human resources;

• Bachelor's degree required. Master's Degree preferred.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience and will be

competitive with comparable nonprofit positions. Appleseed offers

attractive benefits, currently including generous health benefits,

flex spending accounts, a performance based bonus plan, 401k matching

program, partial gym reimbursements, and short and long-term

disability insurance.

Preferred Start Date: mid-June. We anticipate an overlap and

training period with the incumbent, Meredith Barnes Driscoll, who will

be pursuing her M.B.A. in the fall.

Contact Information

Please submit a cover letter and résumé to Meredith Barnes Driscoll

via email at mdriscoll@appleseednetwork.org. Résumés will be reviewed

as they are received. No phone calls please.

Appleseed is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate

on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, physical

disability, mental disability, age, marital status, sexual

orientation, citizenship status, national or ethnic origin, genetic

information and any other protected status.


Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL) is seeking a Press Intern for the Summer.

Mid-May start date is flexible. Intern will be responsible for compiling

and distributing daily clips to the office, drafting press releases,

updating Member’s website and social media. Strong writing skills needed and

familiarity with social networking and new media is a plus. While the

internship will be press focused, responsibilities will also include some

administrative duties including answering telephones, assisting with the

correspondence program, and leading Capitol tours. Priority will be given to

those who can work full-time, but consideration will be given to all

applicants who can work morning and early afternoon hours. Chicago ties are

also a plus. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and

a 1 page writing sample to il05.internship@gmail.com



Senior House Democrat seeks Political Intern in Leadership PAC office.

Responsibilities include:

-Assisting with day-to-day office administration

-Drafting political memos

-Monitoring 2012 election activity

-Drafting political press clippings

-Assisting staff with logistical aspects of Member's political travel schedule

-Completing research projects at the request of staff

-Candidate must be a good writer, have excellent attention to detail,

and good interpersonal skills. Ability to quickly adapt to new tasks

is a must.

-Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to


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