Senior Organizing & Communications Associate

Full Time
Mid Level


Voices for Progress (V4P) galvanizes the advocacy of major political donors, business leaders, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and other prominent individuals who unite to champion a healthy climate and environment, strengthen our democracy, and ensure economic and social justice for all. Advocacy priorities have included economic inequality, health care access, climate change, immigration reform, voting rights, criminal justice reform, gender equality, campaign finance reform, judicial nominations, environmental justice, budget and tax policy, and more. 

The V4P staff are passionate about the change we’re working to make in this country and are committed to living our values in how we support each other and the collaborative way in which we work together. Our personal backgrounds are as diverse as the wide range of policy issues we’re engaged on. We’re an energetic bunch who are constantly innovating within a rapidly expanding organization. 

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The Senior Organizing & Communications Associate will be an integral part of the Engagement & Growth Team and the Communications Team. This position will maintain relationships with and engage a portfolio of assigned V4P members to participate in public policy advocacy and political activities; maintain membership data; support organizational communications with members, media, and other stakeholders; and assist with the smooth functioning of the Engagement Team and Communications Team. This position is a non-exempt position. This position performs some similar responsibilities on behalf of a 501(c)(4) sister organization focused on building relationships with and electing progressive candidates with a focus on under-represented communities. The position title is officially “Senior Engagement & Communications Associate.” The title “Senior Organizing & Communications Associate” is used in this job posting for ease of understanding regarding the position’s responsibilities.

The position is ideally located in Washington, D.C., or California, but applicants from other areas will be considered. Currently, staff may choose to work remotely. Occasional travel is required to Sacramento and around the Washington, D.C. area to attend coalitions, conferences, meetings, and events as needed. Reasonable alternatives may be available.

V4P is committed to a diverse staff and to an inclusive culture that holds equity as a value and a priority. V4P welcomes applicants who bring a variety of perspectives, experiences, and competencies. We strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, and bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the LGBTQIA+ community. V4P is committed to supporting employees of varying abilities and to providing reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to thrive at V4P.


  • Membership Activation on Policy Advocacy and Political Programming: Facilitate V4P members taking action on federal and California state policy issues, participating in relationship building efforts, engaging in political programming, and attending multi-day Advocacy Summits and other V4P member events/programming. 

  • Membership Maintenance: Build and maintain direct relationships with V4P members and play a role in efforts to sustain and strengthen a sense of community among V4P membership, including through peer-to-peer member interactions, events, etc.

  • Communications: Assist in all aspects of the organization’s communication efforts, including drafting text and graphics, coordinating the member newsletter creation and email software, updating the social media presence, press lists, and other communications tasks.

  • Administrative: Provide general and administrative support for the Engagement Team and Communications Team. Maintain data in, and coordinate Engagement Team and Communications Team use of software programs and other records. Assist with administration of Salesforce database as needed.


We hope that you are excited by the opportunity to work with us. We are proud to offer a comprehensively designed benefits package and other perks to support our team and allow us to focus on our work of championing a healthy climate and environment, strengthening our democracy, and ensuring economic and social justice for all.

  • Compensation: The salary for this position is $54,000 or more, plus overtime as needed. Final salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  
  • Insurance: We offer medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance coverage for you and your family. Full-time employees who select individual medical coverage costs $1 a month.
  • 403(b) Plan: We match 100% of the first 4% of your contributions and 50% of the next 2% for a maximum of 5% of your salary.
  • Generous Vacation and Paid Time Off: We've built infrastructure to encourage our team to rest and recharge throughout the year. (12 paid personal leave days, 12 sick days, 14 paid wellness days, 12 holidays, 3 floating holidays, 7 days of paid office closures including a 1-week winter break).
  • Paid Leave of Absence Policy: Paid for any FMLA-covered event, including parental or family leave. No waiting period.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Comprehensive access for employee and household members at no cost.
  • Pre-Tax FSA Plan: medical, dependent care, and transit elections.
  • Cell Phone Stipend: $75 monthly to support cell phone expenses.
  • Loan Forgiveness: Based on our 501(c)(3) status, you can receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Referral bonus of $500 being offered after the referred employee's 90th calendar day of employment.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.
  • At least three years of experience in a related field (e.g. community or campaign organizing, donor organizing, grassroots or grasstops advocacy, or membership engagement). An advanced degree may substitute for experience.
  • Able to build and sustain close interpersonal relationships with V4P members.
  • Excellent at writing for advocacy and persuasion. Clear communicator.
  • Able to quickly learn relevant policy and political topics to engage donor advocates on these topics.
  • Superb attention to detail and ability to organize significant amounts of information.
  • Very strong computer skills, and willingness to learn new software as needed. Competency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite required. Knowledge of mass email software and Salesforce is a plus.
  • Experience working with progressive/liberal grasstops leaders and major political donors is a plus.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced multi-office organization, in which change is not uncommon.
  • A team player who collaborates well with others and able to manage numerous small assignments simultaneously.

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