Colorado Finance Director

Colorado Finance Director

The Centrist Project seeks a full-time “Colorado Finance Director” to help launch an innovative political effort that aims to bridge the growing partisan divide in politics. The Finance Director will bolster the organization’s reach and resources by building a network of donors, stakeholders and leaders in Colorado.

The ideal candidate is someone comfortable operating in a fast-paced and open-ended startup environment, capable of strategic planning and detailed execution across various functions, and committed to working at maximum capacity to help us achieve our ambitious goals. This role will blend a mix of large and small donor fundraising, grasstops organizing and event planning.

The Colorado Finance Director will be based in Denver, Colorado and report to the Executive Director. This is a full time role. Pay will be commensurate with experience.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit leaders across the state to the organization’s Steering Committee

  • Build a base of committed investors to the organization and endorsed candidates

  • Conduct outreach and follow-up to prospects, working with Executive Director

  • Organize events that expand our pipelines of donors, volunteers and leaders

  • Support candidate recruitment activities including identification and engagement in select target districts

  • Project manage Colorado partnership and activities

  • Potentially support misc. in-state grassroots, digital, and media operations

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Passion for American democracy and political reform

  • Exceptional organizational skills and strong work ethic

  • Experience in political or non-profit individual fundraising

  • Thorough knowledge of the Colorado political landscape including key individuals, organizations and issues

  • Desire to be creative and to experiment

  • Ability to be a proactive strategic partner while executing both large and small tasks from conception through completion

  • At least three years of professional work experience

 

The Centrist Project is a national political organization that aims to bridge the growing partisan divide in government by strategically electing Centrist, independent candidates to office.  To apply, please send a resume & cover letter with the subject line “Colorado Finance Director” to jobs@centristproject.org.