CTUL Coordinator of Raise Workers’ Voices Campaign

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Job Opening:

CTUL Coordinator of the Raise Workers’ Voices Campaign

Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (CTUL) is seeking applications for a full-time, two-year position as Coordinator of the Raise Workers’ Voices Campaign. This position will own the work of organizing individual donors, labor partners, and foundations to raise approximately $1.5 million in two years to take CTUL’s work to the next level.

CTUL’s Mission
CTUL organizes low-wage workers from across the Twin Cities to develop leadership and educate one another to build power and lead the struggle for fair wages, better working conditions, basic respect, and a voice in our workplaces. CTUL is an organization of workers and for workers, committed to securing fair working conditions for present and future generations.

Location: Twin Cities Metro

Category: Fundraising

Job Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 12/09/2016, or until position is filled


  • Campaign Management: Manage potential supporter lists, research and tracking; recruit and organize campaign volunteers and Campaign Committee; meet regularly with prospective donors; maintain campaign calendar; oversee acknowledgements of gifts and pledges; prepare monthly & quarterly reports for Co-Directors & Board; oversee the development of campaign materials.
  • Campaign Strategy and Planning: Participate in strategy development and ongoing planning of the Campaign, working collaboratively with the Board, Co-Directors, Development Coordinator, Ally Organizer, and the Campaign Committee.
  • Fundraising asks: Organize individual donations by following through on existing pledges, identifying potential supporters, building powerful relationships, and asking for donations over the phone, online, through the mail, and in-person; support CTUL co-directors, board members, volunteers, and allies in their own fundraising efforts; develop and maintain relationships with foundations, including grant writing; organize fundraising events.


Ideal applicants will have a passion for economic and racial justice, and particularly for the work of CTUL. Political or issue organizers with experience organizing events, building leadership through 1:1 conversations, or recruiting and coordinating volunteers are strongly encouraged to apply. Experience in fundraising is highly desired, but passionate organizer candidates will be given the mentoring they need to succeed in this role.

A successful candidate will be highly organized, self-motivated, detail oriented, creative, strategic, professional, responsive, and able to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines. Excellent communication skills across various channels and storytelling skills are important. Candidates must have a high level of computer literacy, including experience using online databases, and possess exceptional interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with all level of Board members, CTUL members, staff, volunteers, donors, and prospective donors. This job will be primarily a 9-5 job with some flexibility required of working evenings and weekends.

SALARY/BENEFITS: This is a salaried position compensated at $38,500. Benefits include: 3wks vacation accruing immediately; 12 paid sick days; Healthcare at 10% cost for individual and family; Pension 5% of salary after one year


Please send your cover letter and resume to Brian Merle Payne at brian@ctul.net

People of color are strongly encouraged to apply