The Open Markets Institute is a non-profit based in Washington. D.C. working to highlight and address the challenges of concentrated corporate power.At the Open Markets Institute, we believe this concentration of private power is a key driver of major ills in our society, from soaring inequality to the outrageous cost of healthcare to the collapse of local newspapers to the slowing of innovation in key technologies. The mission of the Open Markets Institute is to shine a light on these problems, to craft smart solutions based on America’s antimonopoly traditions, and to help antitrust enforcers and competition policy makers understand how to use their legal authorities to restore open and competitive markets.
The Open Markets Institute seeks a Development Director to support and implement strategic fundraising plans and provide leadership and management of the day-to-day fundraising operations. Working with the Executive Director and Deputy Director, the Development Director will coordinate and lead all aspects of a full fundraising program including develop strategies focused on foundation grants, individual major gifts, events, and grassroots outreach.
Drive and implement strategic fundraising plans focused on foundations and individual donors
Develop fundraising messaging and materials, including briefing memos and proposals
Provide support to Executive Director and Deputy Director in managing relationships with current, new and potential donors
Maintain accurate donor tracking system
Ensure systems are in place and followed for donor acknowledgment and recognition
Oversee donor component of program wide events and manage separate donor events
Manage day-to-day fundraising activities
Other duties as assigned
5-7 years experience in non-profit fundraising
Excellent verbal communication, and relationship-building skills to effectively work with a variety of people and personalities
Demonstrated success in development management and special events
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Experience with Salesforce, Raiser’s Edge or another donor management software
Ability to prioritize and carry out multiple task with attention to detail
Ability to collaborate and work with staff at all levels and in a team environment
Experience with donor research and analysis
Strong project management skills
Entrepreneurial spirit, can-do attitude, and high degree of initiative
Desire to work in a growth-oriented, dynamic start-up environment
Awareness of and interest in corporate power and competition policy
How to apply:
Please submit your cover letter and resume in a single PDF to dill(at)openmarketsinstitute.org
Generous benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision and 401(k) plan.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $0.00 /year
Development: 5 years (Required)
Paid time off
Other types of insurance
Retirement benefits or accounts
Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules
About Open Markets Institute
The Open Markets Institute’s mission is to rebalance power away from these unprecedented concentrations of economic control and towards citizens, independent businesses, and communities. We lead the effort to protect democratic institutions and the liberties of citizens from concentrated corporate power and develop solutions to America’s monopoly crisis.