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      From: jobsthatareleft@yahoogroups.com [mailto:jobsthatareleft@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Courtney Sieloff
      Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 9:09 AM
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      Subject: [jobsthatareLEFT] Finance Director (WI)


      Progressive Majority Candidate Recruitment and Development Program
      WI State Finance Director Job Description

      Progressive Majority is the only national organization dedicated
      exclusively to recruiting and electing candidates who will fight for
      a broad progressive economic and social agenda. Progressive Majority
      identifies and recruits progressive champions to run for office,
      provides direct financial support to progressive candidates,
      maintains a nationwide network of supporters for progressive
      candidates, and provides comprehensive, individual and group
      political technical assistance to candidates.

      Progressive Majority has a national office in Washington , DC and
      state offices in Arizona , California , Colorado , Minnesota , Ohio ,
      Pennsylvania , Washington and Wisconsin .

      Progressive Majority is currently seeking qualified applicants for
      the position of Wisconsin State Finance Director for its Candidate
      Recruitment and Development Program. All applicants must support a
      broad progressive agenda and be committed to using the electoral
      process to effect social change.

      Position Summary:
      The Finance Director will work with the State Director to fund the
      overall Progressive
      Majority mission of recruiting, funding, supporting, training, and
      electing progressive
      candidates at the state and local level, with the ultimate goals of
      1) establishing
      Progressive Majority Wisconsin as the premier recruitment and support
      operation for
      progressive political candidates in the state, 2) recruiting,
      training, and creating a
      pipeline of talented, progressive candidates that ultimately win
      election to public office
      and impact the statewide political landscape, 3) increasing the
      number of progressives
      holding political office, and 4) maintaining and expanding
      progressive majorities at the
      local and state legislative levels in Wisconsin.

      Principal Duties:

      „X Write and execute a finance plan comprised of both grassroots
      level and high-level donor fundraising;

      „X Provide technical assistance to farm team candidates on all
      aspects of fundraising;

      „X Hire and supervise all development interns;

      „X Operate the Progressive Majority Wisconsin conduit;

      „X Create, build and maintain the Progressive Majority Wisconsin
      donor database;

      „X Plan and execute successful direct mail, telemarketing, and
      online campaigns;

      „X Plan large and small-scale fundraising events to benefit
      Progressive Majority Wisconsin and individual farm team candidates;

      „X Work with state director and national staff to identify and
      cultivate potential donors;

      „X Set up and attend donor meetings with state director and
      national director;

      „X Highlight candidates among donors to build financial support;

      „X Develop and maintain working partnerships with coalition
      partners, labor union representatives, communities of color and
      elected officials in order to assist finance efforts;

      „X Assist state director with planning and execution of
      fundraising training sessions for farm team candidates and campaign

      „X Assist in building Progressive Majority Wisconsin grassroots

      „X Coordinate state-based fundraising efforts with the
      Progressive Majority¡¦s national development staff;

      „X Assist in the tracking and preparation of donor data for all
      compliance reports;

      „X Provide regular reports, work plans and strategic plans to
      state director on fundraising efforts.

      At least three years fundraising experience working with campaigns
      and/or in progressive politics and a thorough working knowledge of
      the Wisconsin political landscape and campaign finance regulatory
      compliance is desired.

      Salary is commensurate with experience.

      How to Apply
      Send resume and cover letter to Human Resources Manager, Progressive
      Majority, 1825 K Street NW, Suite 450 , Washington , DC 20006 or via
      email at resumes@progressive majority. org.

      Progressive Majority is an equal opportunity employer.

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