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League of Conservation Voters

League of Conservation Voters


GiveGreen Development and Events Coordinator

Based in Washington, DC
(position is currently REMOTE)

 

Title: GiveGreen Development and Events Coordinator
Department: Development
Status: Exempt
Reports to: Vice President of Marketing and Engagement
Positions Reporting to this Position: None
Location: Washington, DC
Union Position: Yes
Job Classification Level: B
Salary Range (depending on experience): $52,676 – $61,793

General Description:
LCV believes our earth is worth fighting for because everyone has a right to clean air, water, and a safe, healthy community. To ensure those rights are protected, we help people use their power to shape policy, hold politicians and polluters accountable, and influence elections.

For more than 50 years, LCV has grown into a potent political force for protecting our planet and everyone who inhabits it. We have built a powerful national movement with 30 state affiliates, and best in class grassroots and community organizing programs across the country.

GiveGreen is a project of LCV Victory Fund and NRDC Action Votes. GiveGreen offers political donors a powerful, easy, and strategic way to support environmental candidates and accelerate action on climate change. The program has raised over $84 million since its inception, including over $44 million raised in the 2020 election cycle. Some GiveGreen activities are also conducted by LCV Action Fund and NRDC Action Fund PAC.

We are hiring a GiveGreen Development and Events Coordinator who will play a critical role in supporting the GiveGreen program, which is focused on elevating climate champions to elected office through direct fundraising support and building power to ensure federal and state policy action on climate and environmental justice issues. This position supports the production of national fundraising events for candidates and other GiveGreen fundraising efforts hosted by LCV Action Fund, NRDC Action Fund PAC, and other environmental supporters.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all aspects of candidate fundraising events, including maintaining an events calendar, working directly with campaign staff, coordinating logistics, developing solicitation materials, tracking RSVPs and donations, developing program run of show, talking points, and briefings.
  • Serve as point of contact for event invitees, communicate with major donors and stakeholders in a timely manner. Provide support to Host Committees and share regular status updates with hosts and staff.
  • Manage virtual and in-person event logistics, including running Zoom platform and working with production vendors and venues.
  • Work with GiveGreen Digital Coordinator to build event audiences and schedule email invitations.
  • Work with consultants to identify fundraising priorities and advise donors; support donors in their individual fundraising efforts.
  • Work with fundraising consultants to support donor summits and other cultivation events, as needed.
  • Help develop compelling marketing materials, working with consultants, to build support for electing lawmakers who will solve the climate crisis, defend and strengthen our democracy, and confront racial injustice in policies at the federal and state level.
  • Develop expert knowledge of the GiveGreen website; ensure donor satisfaction with donation platform and online giving tools.
  • Contribute to the organization’s racial justice and equity goals by raising money for priority candidates who will advance climate and environmental justice policies.
  • Work closely with the Legal and Compliance teams to ensure events, program activities, and materials are in compliance with campaign finance laws and regulations.
  • Provide support to other GiveGreen program projects as needed and support the team’s fundraising goals.

Qualifications:

  • Work Experience: Required - At least 2 years of work experience in a fundraising, administrative, or customer service role, including at least one cycle of political fundraising experience. Must have demonstrated experience working in donor databases, coordinating projects and working with key stakeholders including major donors, board members, consultants, or organizational leadership.
    • Preferred - Prior experience coordinating events for a campaign, non-profit organization, or association. Experience organizing data and lists, creating invitations and other marketing materials, coordinating virtual meetings or events using online platforms.
  • Skills: Extremely well-organized and demonstrated strong project coordinator, attentive to details, and adept at developing and maintaining systems. Must have the ability to handle multiple projects at once and work with multiple stakeholders. Must thrive and enjoy working in a fast paced setting while juggling competing priorities. Motivated to meet fundraising goals and produce results.
  • Cultural Competence: Must have an interest in political fundraising and shares our commitment to increasing racial diversity in our movement and organization, integrating justice and equity into the work we do and ensuring an inclusive organizational culture.
  • Working Conditions: This job operates in a professional office environment, and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and audiovisual systems. This position is largely sedentary, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods. The person in this position frequently communicates with major donors and must be able to exchange accurate information. The person in the position will frequently be expected to move between sites. This position is based in Washington, DC. and requires occasional travel and work on nights and weekends for events, as needed. Please note that all LCV staff are currently working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

To Apply:
Send cover letter and résumé to: hr@lcv.org, with “GG Development and Events Coordinator” in the subject line by July 14, 2021. No phone calls please.

LCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a racially just, equitable and inclusive workplace.

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