JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Development/Communications Associate for Grassroots Political Organization

About Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts (N2N-MA)

We are the “new majority”: people of color, immigrants, women, and the working class, on a path to liberation.  Our statewide membership is organizing to put people and the planet before profit. We counter the fear that causes injustice by building power to transform the institutions that govern our lives. In an era of income inequality, environmental degradation, and racism, our chapters are building the power to confront this triple crisis in Massachusetts. We fill the ballot box with our votes. We fill the streets with our voices. We seed the new alternatives that put power and decision-making in the hands of those directly affected.  We are certain that a better world is possible and that we are the ones to build it.

About the Position

This is an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to enter and grow professionally in the nonprofit field.  It is an entry-level, part-time position with the potential to grow into a full-time position. Reporting to the Development Director, the Development/Communications Associate will support N2N’s growing fundraising portfolio which includes grant-writing and reporting and extensive individual donor work. Specifically, the position involves:

  • Building relationships and communicating regularly with current individual donors- including mailing out and archiving weekly thank you letters to donors 
  • Diversifying our donor base by identifying and developing new donors
  • Helping to design and maintain our communications infrastructure including our newsletter, website, donor appeals, and action alerts
  • Supporting Chapter Organizers in local media work
  • Assisting with grant proposals and reports 
  • Organizing our end-of-year fundraising event and other major donor events statewide
  • Providing support including data entry, filing, mailings, and other office tasks
  • Documenting our work through photo, video and social networks, and creating a visual media library
  • Strategizing and developing our communications plan

Qualifications 

We are seeking an outgoing, passionate, creative people-person with excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Other qualifications:  

  • Strong commitment to grassroots organizing, social change, and economic justice
  • Strong communication skills including writing and oral
  • Detail-oriented, organized, efficient, and self-motivated
  • Graphic and/or web design experience preferred
  • Fundraising experience with both individual donors and foundations a plus
  • Communications experience including media work and public relations
  • Experience with planning events, local house parties, site visits, and personal 1-to-1 donor visits a plus
  • Strong administrative and computer skills, and IT knowledge
  • Ability to work collectively with other staff, interns, and a diverse statewide volunteer group 
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus
  • Valid Driver’s License

Salary and BenefitsThis position offers $25/hour for a 20-hour workweek. It also includes paid holidays, 10 sick/personal days and one week paid vacation. 

To ApplyPlease send cover letter and resume to Joe@n2nma.org  

*Women and People of color are strongly encouraged to apply*