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At ActBlue, we build and power the premier online fundraising platform for Democratic campaigns, progressive organizations, and nonprofits working to create a better future. We put power in the hands of small-dollar donors and make giving online as easy as possible. And we work with thousands of groups — from presidential candidates to environmental organizations to local school board members.
Assistant to the Chief Impact Officer
WHO WE ARE:
ActBlue builds and maintains a powerful online fundraising platform for Democratic campaigns, progressive organizations, and nonprofits working to create a better future. We put power in the hands of small-dollar donors by making it easier for grassroots supporters to make their voices heard and by helping thousands of groups — from presidential candidates to environmental organizations — build people-powered movements.
We’re a nonprofit organization, and our team has a big impact on the future of our country. Each and every one of us, from the political activists to the tech innovators to the customer service pros, is fully committed to our mission. We're excited to grow this team and get ready to take on even bigger challenges as we look toward the 2020 election and beyond.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
The Executive Assistant (a brand new role) will support ActBlue’s Chief Impact Officer (CIO), enabling her to prioritize areas of impact that support the growth of ActBlue’s programming and the small-dollar donor movement. This role will report directly to the CIO and will utilize a unique skill set to help keep the priorities of programmatic departments moving forward, primarily through scheduling and administrative support to the CIO as well as creating systems across departments to align benchmarks and other interdepartmental coordinations with the CIO.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Calendaring & Administrative Support
Manage the CIO’s daily and weekly calendar, including but not limited to: scheduling internal recurring outreach team meetings and one-on-one meetings
Develop a department calendar to help the CIO ensure deadlines are being met and considered into strategy and work plans
Build and maintain a program calendar with deadlines for various teams
Proactively manage the CIO’s monthly and quarterly calendars so they are synced to the organization’s broader strategic priorities
Prep the CIO for weekly commitments and meetings, and ensure she has relevant materials, IT-enabled equipment and logistics support
Meeting Support (Internal & External)
Drive and own operational and technical logistics for department meetings including team meetings, off-site meetings, and external events and meetings
Help prepare the CIO for upcoming meetings and events by assisting with presentations, talking points and other necessary materials
Plan and book the CIO’s work-related domestic travel arrangements, managing costs and expense reimbursement actions
Perform other administrative projects and specific duties as requested
WHAT YOU BRING:
0-2 years working in a professional environment
Experience working within a fast-paced environment and/or with a senior leadership coordinator role
Self-starter mentality: capable of working independently, but motivated by watching your work contribute to ActBlue’s goals and mission
Problem-solver approach: can identify problems and figure out the best solution to work through them with limited guidance
Clear and compassionate written and verbal communications skill set
Strong organizational skills, with keen attention to detail and high fidelity to follow up & follow through actions
Ability to handle confidential information
Electoral experience, including volunteer or internships, is preferred
LOCATION AND COMPENSATION
ActBlue’s headquarters are located in Davis Square in Somerville, MA, just a few blocks from Boston’s MBTA Red Line train. This posting is for a full-time, in office, salaried position based in Somerville, MA, though we are open to discussion about remote work for the right candidate.
*In the short term: Due to COVID-19, we have shifted our entire staff to fully remote for the remainder of 2020. ActBlue is equipped to have you onboard and begin employment remotely from your home office if you are hired for this role. If working out of our ActBlue offices in Somerville long-term will entail relocation for you, we will work with you directly to make sure you’re able to relocate in a reasonable time frame once ActBlue resumes standard in-office work patterns.
We offer a competitive salary and a generous compensation package, which includes commuter benefits or home office stipend; fully paid and trans-inclusive health, dental, and vision insurance; an employer-sponsored 401k contribution plan; a generous professional development stipend; three months paid parental leave for all genders, adoptions included; and a flexible time off policy.
Salary Range: $50,000-60,000 based on experience
Women, people of color, LGBTQIA2S+ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply. ActBlue is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against candidates on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status.
ActBlue cannot at this time sponsor work visas