Job Opening: Worker Voice Capital Campaign Organizer

Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (CTUL) is seeking applications for a full-time, two-year position as Capital Campaign Coordinator. This position will be lead on organizing a Capital Campaign to raise funding for a new building for CTUL.


Background on CTUL and the Capital Campaign:

Over the past eight and a half years, CTUL has forged a new path for worker organizing in the Twin Cities, opening new spaces where low-wage workers of color have a voice in their workplaces and in their communities. Through worker led campaigns with CTUL, workers have recovered over $2 million in unpaid wages, and damages, over 5,000 low-wage workers have won long-term changes in their workplaces, including winning raises that bring an estimated $5.5 million in additional income into the poorest communities in the metro area.


Now our members CTUL are ready to take the movement to the next level by opening a new physical space in the heart of the community where our base lives – South Minneapolis. Opening a Low-Wage Worker of Color-Led Space in South Minneapolis is a first step towards establishing a permanent voice for low-wage workers of color in the Twin Cities metro area.


Job responsibilities include:

  • 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 Capital Campaign Committee.
  • Campaign Management: Manage prospect lists, research and tracking; recruit and manage campaign volunteers and Capital Campaign Committee; coordinate meetings with prospective donors; maintain campaign calendar; oversee acknowledgements of gifts and pledges.
  • Fundraising asks: Lead plan for individual donations, and support allies in raising funding; develop and maintain relationships with foundations, including grant writing; organize fundraising events; oversee the development of campaign materials.
  • Capital Campaign Reporting: Prepare monthly & quarterly reports for Co-Directors & Board



Overall we are seeking a responsible, focused individual who is committed to social justice work, is self-motivated and is capable of working both independently and cooperatively. Experience in and knowledge of fundraising is highly desired. The successful candidate will be highly organized, self-motivated, detail oriented, creative, strategic, professional, and able to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines. Excellent writing and research 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 requires flexibility in work schedules, sometimes working evenings, weekends, and at certain times working long hours.



This is a salaried position compensated at $37,500. 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


To Apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume to Merle Payne at

People of color are strongly encouraged to apply