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The Policy Circle is Hiring!

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The Policy Circle, a nonpartisan 501c(3), is seeking responsible, enthusiastic, and entrepreneurial new team members for these new positions:



Position: Donor Relations Manager

The ideal candidate will be a highly organized, relational person with exceptional communication skills. This critical role will help strengthen relationships with donors and foundation to ensure that the organization is delivering value to our various stakeholders. This is a role with potential for growth and advancement within the organization and will provide ample opportunities to expand fundraising skillset.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Donor Acknowledgement & Communications – Manage Thank Yous and donor communications, which includes executing and refining donor communication plan and publishing process for donors
  • Foundation Engagement – Ensure grantors receive timely, accurate & custom communications, track the proposal and reporting cycles for donors, manage contract grant writers to create timely, persuasive, and accurate grant proposals/LOIs/reports. 
  • Donor Data – Manage existing donor data in Salesforce, update and enhance donor records.
  • Donor Event Support – Provide planning and execution support to Event Teams for donor-facing events and annual leadership summit. 
  • Product Knowledge – Develop and cultivate a strong knowledge of The Policy Circle’s mission, products, programs and events.  Ability to connect the dots between various stakeholders and relevant programs to identify opportunities and suggest value-added solutions.  
  • Professional Development – Engage in and attend regular team building meetings. Seek out best practices and strive to strengthen your skill set through available resources provided by The Policy Circle and other relevant partners. 

Requirements & Preferred Proficiencies:

  • Knowledge of fundraising specifically major donors is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Disciplined, self-starter who can manage multiple projects/tasks in a timely and professional manner.
  • Willingness and ability to quickly learn and use technology platforms including Salesforce, WealthEngine, and project management tools.
  • Skilled using G Suite applications (Sheets, Docs, Slides, Calendar) – and willingness to learn new technology required.
  • Agreement with and enthusiasm for The Policy Circle’s Core Values.

Hours & Status: 20-25 hours a week. Contract with opportunity for FT

Location: Work remotely – will provide allowance for technology* 

This job description is not all-inclusive, and certain additional activities, duties or responsibilities may be required of the employee as needed.

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter below.

Position: Marketing and Design Associate

The ideal candidate will be self-starter who is highly organized and excels in visual and written communications. This critical role will help deliver quality and engaging content to our thriving community.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Create and design various materials for print and digital collateral including reports, decks and proposals.
  • Manage social media accounts (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn), creating templates and unique designs for all platforms to boost engagement (content to be provided by Director of Policy  & Communications).
  • Ensure all print and digital assets are on brand and adhere to brand guidelines.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects under tight deadlines and within design specifications and budget restrictions.
  • Repackage video assets for social and email with some video editing required.
  • Build email templates using Constant Contact, Pardot, Salesforce

Requirements & Preferred Proficiencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Certification in graphic arts, design, communications, or related field.
  • 2-4 years of experience in graphic design and social media management.
  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography, print, and the web.
  • Familiarity with email templates using Constant Contact, MailChimp, Pardot & Salesforce.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, WordPress, and Canva.
  • Experience managing social media accounts, tracking tags/mentions and running reports to track engagement.
  • Compelling portfolio of work over a wide range of creative projects.
  • Strong analytical skills and an excellent eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Agreement with and enthusiasm for The Policy Circle’s Core Values.

Hours & Status: 25 hours a week minimum. Contract for 3 month trial period. If performance expectations are met, a full-time offer may be extended. 

Location: Work remotely

Salary Range: $35/hour during contract 3 month trial period

This job description is not all-inclusive, and certain additional activities, duties or responsibilities may be required of the employee as needed.

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter below.

Position: Development Coordinator

This role will be the hub of the development department and an integral component of our success in funding The Policy Circle’s mission. 

This is a role with potential for growth and advancement within the organization and will provide ample opportunities to expand fundraising skillset.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Data Guru – Serve as the Development Team lead on all things Salesforce, including processing & recording gifts, updating and enhancing donor records, and building out donor dossiers. 
  • Research & Donor Intelligence – Conduct research regarding potential donors, sponsors and funders through various platforms (including WealthEngine), compile into dossiers, help prioritize prospects, and add to CRM notes. 
  • Foundation Tracking – Conduct research regarding foundation prospects, keep Grant Calendar up to date and share tasks/deadlines with team/grant writers to ensure timely submissions and reports.  
  • Donor Communication & Acknowledgement – Ensure acknowledgement process is triggered in SF and followed for each gift, assign tasks, coordinate handoff to Membership team for onboarding and manage mailings. 
  • Team Support – Assist with administrative tasks and other team duties as requested including travel planning, calendar management and extensive scheduling. 
  • Event Support – Provide some planning and execution support to Event Teams for donor-facing events and annual leadership summit. 
  • Community Engagement Seek to deliver exceptional service to all Policy Circle community stakeholders by understanding their needs and pain points to personalize each interaction to build active and enduring relationships.
  • Product Knowledge – Develop and cultivate a strong knowledge of The Policy Circle mission, products, programs and events.  Ability to connect the dots between various stakeholders and relevant programs to identify opportunities and suggest value-added solutions.  
  • Professional Development – Engage in and attend regular team building meetings. Seek out best practices and strive to strengthen your skill set through available resources provided by The Policy Circle and other relevant partners. 

Key Results/Metrics for Success:

Assist Development Team in meeting fundraising goals by:

  • Streamlining and maximizing Salesforce implementation/use to boost effectiveness of fundraising and stewardship efforts;
  • Ensure timely, thorough and accurate interactions with donors, foundations and key partners;
  • Manage Development Team tasks to strengthen organization and enhance productivity; and 
  • Help identify new opportunities for funding through strategic research and relationship-centered approach to development.

Requirements & Preferred Proficiencies:

  • 2-5 years fundraising or sales support experience is required
  • Previous administrative experience – managing multiple calendars, travel planning, etc. a plus.
  • Must be proficient with Salesforce (SF Certification a definite plus) with willingness to engage in weekly training.
  • Excellent research skills with knowledge of wealth screening tools (e.g. WealthEngine, Foundation Directory, etc.) 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Skilled using G Suite applications (Sheets, Docs, Slides, Calendar) – and willingness to learn new technology required.
  • Project management experience required, preferably with knowledge of project management tools such as Smartsheet, Basecamp, Slack, etc. 
  • Agreement with and enthusiasm for The Policy Circle’s Core Values.

Hours & Status: 30-40 hours a week. Contract for 3 month trial period. If performance expectations are met, a full-time offer may be extended. 

Location: Work remotely – will provide allowance for technology* 

Salary Range: $3,500 – $4,000 per month with generous benefits package worth $20k* 

*If hired as a full-time employee.

This job description is not all-inclusive, and certain additional activities, duties or responsibilities may be required of the employee as needed. 

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter below.