ABOUT THE POSITION
The Bonner Group, a progressive non-profit and Democratic political fundraising firm, is seeking a self-motivated, organized and enthusiastic individual with at least three years of fundraising experience to join our team. The position entails significant writing, editing, and research, some time on the phone and in meetings, and occasional travel. The Account Executive will be responsible for assisting with the major donor fundraising strategy for progressive political organizations. In particular, the individual in this position will work with client staff to develop and submit grant proposals and other materials that effectively describe organizational goals, programs, and outcomes. Additional responsibilities include managing the grant application and reporting process (including tracking deadlines), recording contributions, conducting donor and foundation research, and assisting with events and meetings.
The ideal candidate has strong writing and editing skills; knowledge of progressive politics; good judgment; strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with others; significant attention to detail; flexibility; and the ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. Experience with working on foundation grant proposals and/or other written materials for donors, such as letters of request, is a plus. The ideal candidate has worked in progressive non-profit fundraising and has familiarity and/or relationships with major progressive foundations, corporations, and individual funders. Salary commensurate with experience.
ABOUT THE BONNER GROUP
The Bonner Group is a Washington, D.C.-based progressive non-profit and Democratic political fundraising firm. Our clients include some of the most prominent and effective progressive organizations across the country. Over the past 18 years, the Bonner Group has worked for major non-profit organizations, Presidential campaigns, House & Senate campaigns, Gubernatorial campaigns, ballot initiatives, capital campaigns, and ‘527’ organizations.
Established by Mary Pat Bonner, the Bonner Group has distinguished itself as a force in the progressive community through its unparalleled experience in major gifts cultivation and ability to develop and execute successful fundraising strategies for a wide variety of clients. Our services include extensive research and strategic planning, major donor solicitation, capital campaigns, event management, database development and grant writing. We interact regularly with key philanthropists, activists and strategists in Washington and across the nation to bring the highest level of service to our clients’ fundraising campaigns.
To apply please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Account Executive Application.”