PMF is Hiring: Development Director

Location:  Flexible within the U.S.

Salary:      Commensurate with Experience

Benefits:   Fortune 500 Benefits, Start-up Culture

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR POSITION OVERVIEW

The Progressive Multiplier Fund is seeking a Development Director to build and manage the fundraising strategy and activities of the organization. The successful candidate will be driven, ambitious, excellent at interpersonal communications, experienced in major gift and / or foundation fundraising, passionate about progressive issues, staff management, and motivated to build a sizable fundraising team from the ground up while doing the groundwork of building a program in the short-term.

This is a new position, inheriting excellent systems and a strong foundation of donors and prospects. The Development Director will work closely with the Executive Director, who views partnering with the Development Director in raising major gifts and foundation funds a priority of the ED role.

The position will require managing relations with the Progressive Multiplier Fund’s current, long-standing donor partners, as well as supporting efforts to broaden the Progressive Multiplier Fund’s donor base.

The ideal candidate will be motivated to build a team; the Fundraising Director will be authorized to hire new major donor officers for every 65 qualified prospects that are identified.

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

The PMF is a non-profit organization that finances revenue generation projects for the progressive movement.

The PMF gives grants from two funds, the Test & Innovation Fund and the Growth Fund, which have different funding criteria and priorities.

  • The Test & Innovation Fund provides grants to nonprofits interested in testing new revenue generation models, as well as testing the replication of revenue generation programs that have worked in other organizations. Grants range from $1,000 to $25,000, with an average grant size of $10,000. Successful revenue generating projects can be scaled up with funding through the PMF Growth Fund.
  • The Growth Fund is a valuable resource for organizations that wish to scale up existing revenue projects. The Growth Fund provides recoverable grants and market rate loans to support organizations seeking to expand their revenue streams and have a greater impact.  Recoverable grants and loans from the Growth Fund can be as large as $120,000.

Of equal importance, the PMF works to share everything it learns with all progressive organizations, equipping the whole community to grow more quickly.

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Individually perform the following tasks and, over time, build and manage a team to achieve the following:

  • Raise $3 million annual budget in 2019, $4 million in 2020, and $5 million in 2021.
    • Create annual fundraising plans for the Progressive Multiplier Fund;
    • Plan and execute strategies for identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospects, donors, and foundations;
    • Research potential new donors and foundations and conduct outreach to them;
    • Direct solicitation, and where needed, prepare the executive director for meetings with donors and, when required, accompany the executive director to donor meetings;
    • Manage the fundraising schedule of the Executive Director and others;
    • Development related marketing materials and communications;
    • Maintain correspondence with existing and prospective donors in a timely and professional manner;
    • Prepare proposals and grant reports and support the executive director with proposal and grant report writing;
    • Ensure that the Progressive Multiplier Fund submits timely and professional grant reports in appropriate formats;
    • Coordinating, with the Executive Director, Board engagement and development activities;
    • Organize donor briefings; and
    • Manage and strategically use donor database (Salesforce).
  • Build and Manage a team
    • Hire new major gift or foundation fundraising team members (staff or consultants) for every 65 qualified prospects identified.

EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate for the Development Director position should have the following experience and qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience working in non-profit organization fundraising departments;
  • Demonstrated commitment to the progressive causes;
  • Managing and building high-performance, diverse, and inclusive teams;
  • Ability to communicate the mission and activities of the PMF in compelling ways to different donor audiences;
  • Strong writing and interpersonal skills with ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Demonstrates a very high level of organization; a strong ability to prioritize tasks to meet multiple deadlines;
  • A clear understanding of 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) nonprofit legal issues/structures;
  • Experience working with a fundraising or CRM database;
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office;
  • Ability and willingness to travel 25% of the time (one or two partial-week trips per month); and
  • A sense of humor is a plus.

To Apply

Send cover letter and resume to info@progressivemultiplier.fund with “Development Director” in the subject line. Visit our website, www.progressivemultiplier.fund.  No phone calls please.

Progressive Multiplier Fund is an equal opportunity employer strongly committed to diversity and inclusion within the workplace. Women, People of Color, LGBTQIA individuals, and other historically disenfranchised populations are encouraged to apply.

PMF is Hiring: Marketing and Communications Internship

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW

Progressive Multiplier Fund is looking for a Marketing and Communications intern to help expand its reach to potential grantees and grantors. This internship is an excellent opportunity to exercise marketing tools and techniques and to learn about breakthrough methods of helping progressive non-profits. The successful candidate will be a driven and creative individual who wants to pursue a career in media and content marketing. We offer a flexible schedule and provide extensive guidance and support, as well as the opportunity to explore the world of non-profit fundraising and grantmaking. This opportunity is for 30-40 hours a week.

As our Marketing and Communications intern, you will hone your skills in researching target audiences and developing multi-media strategies on how to connect with them. You will assist in developing content for blogs, newsletters, and other marketing avenues. You will also have the opportunity to review grant applications and fundraising techniques and tactics, helping develop your communications and marketing strategic skills.

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

The PMF is a non-profit organization that finances revenue generation projects for the progressive movement.

The PMF gives grants from two funds, the Test & Innovation Fund and the Growth Fund, which have different funding criteria and priorities.

  • The Test & Innovation Fund provides grants to nonprofits interested in testing new revenue generation models, as well as testing the replication of revenue generation programs that have worked in other organizations. Grants range from $1,000 to $25,000, with an average grant size of $10,000. Successful revenue generating projects can be scaled up with funding through the PMF Growth Fund.
  • The Growth Fund is a valuable resource for organizations that wish to scale up existing revenue projects. The Growth Fund provides recoverable grants and market rate loans to support organizations seeking to expand their revenue streams and have a greater impact.  Recoverable grants and loans from the Growth Fund can be as large as $120,000.

Of equal importance, the PMF works to share everything it learns with all progressive organizations, equipping the whole community to grow more quickly.

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Create content for our non-profit social media accounts and websites, including organizing cross-platform content strategies
  • Develop marketing campaigns considering our target audiences & their progressive causes
  • Monitor social channels for relevant trends, ideas and memes; apply analysis to drive traffic
  • Assist with capturing and analyzing social media and website metrics
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

EXPERIENCE

Marketing and Communications Internship candidates should be:

  • Hard workers;
  • Committed to progressive causes;
  • Familiar with social media tools and wordpress;
  • Able to demonstrate a track record of research and finding solutions to challenges; and
  • Determined to find solutions.

PAY AND BENEFITS

  • The internship is unpaid;
  • Internship perks are:
    • Working for great progressive causes
    • Fantastic networking opportunity (nonprofit orgs all over the country will know who you are)
    • Great first hand experience in a startup nonprofit
    • Collaborating with and learning from a diverse team, including Phil Radford, former ED of Greenpeace

To Apply

Send cover letter and resume to info@progressivemultiplier.fund with “Marketing and Communications Intern” in the subject line. Visit our website, www.progressivemultiplier.fund.  No phone calls please.

Progressive Multiplier Fund is an equal opportunity employer strongly committed to diversity and inclusion within the workplace. Women, People of Color, LGBTQIA individuals, and other historically disenfranchised populations are encouraged to apply.

PMF is Hiring: Senior Program Officer

SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER POSITION OVERVIEW

The Senior Program Officer partners with the Executive Director on overall strategy development and grantee selection. The Senior Program Officer will lead the work grant selection process, track and publicize best practices in non-profit revenue generation, manage marketing efforts for the PMF, and manage relationships with grantees.

The best candidate for this position will thrive in a startup environment where their ideas will help shape a powerful institution for the progressive movement.

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

The PMF is a non-profit organization that finances revenue generation projects for the progressive movement.

The PMF gives grants from two funds, the Test & Innovation Fund and the Growth Fund, which have different funding criteria and priorities.

  • The Test & Innovation Fund provides grants to nonprofits interested in testing new revenue generation models, as well as testing the replication of revenue generation programs that have worked in other organizations. Grants range from $1,000 to $25,000, with an average grant size of $10,000. Successful revenue generating projects can be scaled up with funding through the PMF Growth Fund.
  • The Growth Fund is a valuable resource for organizations that wish to scale up existing revenue projects. The Growth Fund provides recoverable grants and market rate loans to support organizations seeking to expand their revenue streams and have a greater impact.  Recoverable grants and loans from the Growth Fund can be as large as $120,000.

Of equal importance, the PMF works to share everything it learns with all progressive organizations, equipping the whole community to grow more quickly.

SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Grantmaking

  • Partner with the Executive Director to develop and implement a strategic framework, objectives, and outcome measures across the Progressive Multiplier Fund’s various funds;
  • Consult with grantees and other partners to maximize impact of projects and ensure grants are meeting strategic goals. This may include: site visits, providing operational guidance, connecting grantees with resources or support, and convening meetings of key stakeholders;
  • Review letters of inquiry and grant proposals; provide clear, concise and insightful written analyses and recommendations for funding, including drafting and editing proposal summaries and progress reports for review by foundation leadership;
  • Manage internal processes and portfolio progress while ensuring appropriate documentation, grant budgeting and reporting. Improve operational efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Represent the foundation to key program-related external constituencies, as appropriate, on committees related to area of expertise and responsibilities of the position;
  • Lead the team’s annual strategy review process;
  • Manage the evaluation process of grant applications, screen applications, and participate as a final decision-maker in the Progressive Multiplier Fund’s investment committee;
  • Meet with current and prospective grantees;
  • Stay up-to-date on best practices for targeted fundraising channels; and
  • Manage the Center of Excellence, a resource center for progressive organizations on fundraising best practices.

Marketing and Communication

  • Manage webinars and online marketing of the Progressive Multiplier Fund, educating potential grantees on proposals that qualify for the PMF, and educating progressive organizations on revenue generation breakthroughs; and
  • Represent the Progressive Multiplier Fund at major fundraising, donor, and non-profit conferences;

Fundraising

  • Participate in the design and execution of small donor fundraising projects for the Progressive Multiplier Fund as part of the team.

EXPERIENCE

  • Humility, integrity, passion, motivation, and a self-starter attitude;
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in digital fundraising;
  • Data analysis and strategic decision making, and a relentless focus on results;
  • Experience in grantmaking a plus;
  • Experience in developing a robust digital acquisition program leveraging all digital mediums to grow the program through Facebook Business Manager, Facebook Messenger, Google AdWords, and Online Marketing;
  • Proven ability to lead, collaborate with, and influence others in a constructive and inclusive manner; and to build and sustain collaborative relationships;
  • Awesome interpersonal skills;
  • Familiarly with data segmentation and analysis;
  • Demonstrated evidence of leadership ability or entrepreneurial behavior;
  • Strong written and oral communication;
  • Culture contributor: can endorse, model, and reinforce creation of the team’s culture in the areas of developing trust, showing respect, being transparent, and creating energy; and
  • Shows a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

To Apply

Send cover letter and resume to info@progressivemultiplier.fund with “Senior Development Officer” in the subject line. Visit our website, www.progressivemultiplier.fund.  No phone calls please.

Progressive Multiplier Fund is an equal opportunity employer strongly committed to diversity and inclusion within the workplace. Women, People of Color, LGBTQIA individuals, and other historically disenfranchised populations are encouraged to apply.