The Institute for Justice—the National Law Firm for Liberty—seeks an energetic, creative, and detail-oriented individual to fill the role of Membership Manager. The position works with the Vice Presidents for Development and External Relations to manage the Institute’s direct-response fundraising and marketing via mail and online channels. The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of related experience and a deep commitment to IJ’s mission and the principles of limited government and individual rights.
Specific responsibilities include the following:
Manage IJ’s donor acquisition and housefile programs
Bring on increased numbers of donors; improve conversion rates; renew existing donors at rates consistent with or better than historical averages
Work independently and with vendors and other IJ staff to secure lists, draft packages, get copy and art/design approved, test concepts
Generate data; optimize segmentation; manage list exchanges
Work with printer and mail shop to produce and mail packages
Ensure deadlines are met and quality is consistent with IJ standards
Track results and fine-tune strategy
Manage and grow IJ’s monthly giving program
Retain and upgrade existing donors
Market the program via mail and online channels to attract new donors
Oversee cultivation and other communications
Manage all of IJ’s mass mailings and online communications (generate data, oversee mailings, send emails, monitor responses, track results)
Develop, maintain, and oversee overall development communications calendar
Develop annual direct mail expenditures budget; stay within previously agreed-to budgets
Serve as primary development contact for Salesforce database
The ideal candidate will have:
1-3 years of related experience
Strong organizational, data-management, and analytical skills
Strong attention to detail
Commitment to producing error-free work
The ability to juggle multiple tasks, prioritize, and meet deadlines
Strong philosophical belief in restoring constitutional limits on government power
We offer a competitive salary, full health, dental, and life insurance benefits, and a retirement savings plan, as well as the opportunity to work with experienced development professionals and litigators in a collaborative, collegial, positive work environment. The position also offers opportunities for professional development, growth, and advancement.
To apply, please visit our career website and follow the prompts to submit a resume and cover letter.
No phone calls, please.