The Major Gifts Officer is a new position created to address a vital need + building a robust network of engaged individuals committed to defending our democracy. The Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for implementing a strong and innovative fundraising strategy to solicit and secure major gifts from a portfolio of donors who support the organization with an annual gift of $1K+. The position will be responsible for building a pipeline of new and prospective major donors and will work closely with the Executive Director and Board Development Committee to support these efforts. The Major Gifts Officer will significantly contribute to the organization's revenue goals by soliciting and securing major gifts. More information here.
We are seeking interns to help advance our mission to create a government truly of, by, and for all people. Internships are created based on the interest of applicants and organizational needs. The primary focus areas include communications, community organizing and volunteer engagement, legal research, and/or grassroots fundraising. Interns will work with teams of volunteers on activities designed to increase informed voter engagement, and advocate for a more inclusive democracy. In 2018, we are registering voters, expanding our nonpartisan voter guide, encouraging turnout in under-represented communities, supporting a ballot referendum to increase transparency in Portland elections, and planning our policy agenda for the next Maine legislature! This is a great opportunity to develop community organizing, communications and research skills in a winning, fast-paced, nonprofit organization. You will help advance social change in one of the most important issues facing our democracy today. Learn more here.