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Major Gifts Officer

The Major Gifts Officer is a new position created to address a vital need + building a network of engaged individuals committed to defending our democracy. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and highly organized, and will have a proven ability to meet fundraising goals. They will be committed to building strong relationships between the Democracy Partnership,existing donors, and prospective donors. This position is an excellent opportunity to work with a motivated team and own the challenge of helping a strong organization achieve long-term sustainability. More information here.

Northern Maine Organizer

The Democracy Partnership is seeking a full-time organizer to lead volunteer recruitment and support advocacy and program work in Northern Maine. The ideal candidate will be highly skilled at building teams that are diverse along lines of race, class, gender, and age. They will be highly organized and comfortable balancing priorities across multiple regions and projects. This position is a great opportunity to work with committed volunteer leaders, and have a significant impact on the future of Maine's democracy.

The Northern Maine Organizer will support the local chapters of the League of Women Voters in Bangor, Machias, Downeast, and the Midcoast as well as assist Democracy Partnership volunteers in organizing local member groups in Aroostook, Franklin, Oxford, Piscataquis, and Somerset counties.

Marion Holshouser Money in Politics Internships

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.