Position Summary

Department: Development

Reports to: Director of Philanthropy

Supervises: N/A


About Mothers Out Front

Mothers Out Front builds our power as mothers to ensure a livable climate for all children. We are growing a multi-racial, cross-class, intergenerational movement of mothers, grandmothers, and caregivers dedicated to convincing elected officials and business leaders to work for a swift, complete, and just transition away from fossil fuels to clean and renewable energy. We know that mothers have an important role to play in the climate justice movement, and, when it comes to protecting children, mothers are an unstoppable force for change. Our goal is simple: to enable mothers to take active leadership in climate justice work by providing the structure, training, and tools for them to work together and win campaigns in their communities, cities, and states.


About the Role

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join our team as the Grassroots Giving and Events Manager. As the Grassroots Giving and Events Manager, you will play a crucial role in ensuring Mothers Out Front effectively engages and grows its grassroots giving base. This is an opportunity for you to use your expertise in event planning and management, donor relations, and digital fundraising experience to ensure an impact-oriented climate justice organization has the resources required to build mothers’ power and drive positive change.


What You’ll Do



Be an active contributor of thought leadership, bringing innovative ideas, insights, and strategies to our overall approach to individual giving and events
Work with Director of Philanthropy and Senior Database Administrator to creating data-driven, annual grassroots fundraising planning and implementation to meet annual revenue generation goals
Plan and execute multi-tiered grassroots fundraising stewardship and appeals (mail, email, texting, and social media)
Produce donor solicitations and materials to retain or upgrade gifts and to convert people in our movement into dues-paying members
Create and execute a plan for multi-tiered acquisition of new donors
Work with organizing and communications staff on membership campaign
Cultivate and steward donors​ ​by producing specialized correspondence, preparing letters of acknowledgment and stewardship materials
Develop and maintain dynamic fundraising materials such as donor welcome packet, event sponsorship packets, fundraising appeals, phone banking scripts and materials, donor updates, and social media campaign graphics and content
Participate in Development Committee meetings and lead Event Committee(s)
Maintain working knowledge of donor database, including ability to enter gifts, donor info., activity tracking, and basic reporting
Maintain a working knowledge of trends, best practices, demographics, and issues related to grassroots fundraising, donor organizing, social justice, and philanthropy
Coordinate and create content for monthly e-newsletter
Participate in development of social media and website content
Work collectively with staff and community members to ensure the health and sustainability of the organization.
Fundraising Events

Lead committee for annual event to support ticket sales, promotion, sponsorships, and volunteer engagement
Serve as lead liaison to event sponsors, hosts, guest, and vendors
Work with Director of Philanthropy to create and monitor event budgets
Lead production of (at least one) annual special event including program, format, marketing, and collateral materials
Facilitate production of community based fundraising appeals and events


What You Will Need

Experience: At least 5 years of experience with individual giving – particularly multi-tiered donor retention and acquisition campaigns,  – including a proven track record of producing six-figure yielding events. Digital fundraising experience in the nonprofit setting required
Management: Demonstrated experience of exceptional leadership and team building skills. Strong project management skills, coupled with sharp attention to detail, and a demonstrated ability to effectively manage competing priorities
Strong Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly and empathetically with people from diverse backgrounds.
Interpersonal skills: Proven track record of building relationships and engaging effectively with people from a variety of ethnic, racial, socio-economic, educational, linguistic, and religious backgrounds, as well as people of various physical abilities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and generations. Demonstrated self-awareness about how your identities may influence how you show up, interact with, and are perceived by others.
Commitment to social justice, diversity, and inclusion: Demonstrates a strong commitment to social justice and actively works to dismantle systems of oppression, including racism, sexism, misogyny, classism, ableism, homophobia, xenophobia, and other forms of discrimination. Demonstrated ability and commitment to working with people from a variety of ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds, as well as varying religious, educational, generational, and gender identity backgrounds.
Location: Mothers Out Front is a fully remote organization. Candidates can be based anywhere in the U.S. and will work from a home office. This is a full-time position.


Salary and Benefits: The salary range for this role is $78,000 – $88,000 depending on experience. Benefits include health and dental coverage, a 401(k) plan, flexible spending plan, paid vacation, holidays, sick days, and support for remote work set-up. We offer ongoing training opportunities, a fast-paced, dynamic, supportive, and collaborative setting and we are proudly women-led!


Deadline to Apply: The deadline to apply is Monday, January 29th. This search is being conducted by NRG Consulting Group. Please contact hiring@mothersoutfront.org with any questions.


Equal Employment Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation

Mothers Out Front is an equal opportunity employer committed to anti-racism and anti-discrimination internally and externally. We value the lived experiences of a diverse workforce and expect staff to be committed to building an inclusive culture. The organization encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, record of arrest or conviction and any other characteristic protected by law.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need assistance applying online, please e-mail hr@mothersoutfront.org.  If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.