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Senior Development Manager, Movement Building

National Domestic Workers Alliance

National Domestic Workers Alliance

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 2, 2023

National Domestic Workers Alliance / Care in Action

Job Title: Senior Development Manager, Movement Building

Position: Full-Time

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: Deputy Development Director

Salary: $84,000 - $87,837

Start date: March 31, 2023

Work Location: Flexible

Position Summary: The National Domestic Workers Alliance is a 501c3 nonprofit that organizes domestic workers in the United States to advance respect, recognition, and labor standards. We work to guarantee labor protections for domestic workers by winning legislation at the state level, pushing for regulatory changes at the national level, through the International Labor Organization at the global level, and by elevating domestic workers as key leaders in building a powerful movement for social and global justice. The Alliance formed in 2007 at the US Social Forum and currently represents 70+ affiliates and chapters in 20 states, as well as a growing digital network of 400,000+ workers nationally.

Care in Action is a 501c4 nonprofit group dedicated to fighting for dignity and fairness for the millions of domestic workers in the United States, most of whom are women of color. Founded in 2016, Care in Action provides the tools, training, and community that working families need to make their voices heard at the ballot box, and organize and advocate for respect, recognition, and inclusion in labor protections. Care in Action’s IE PAC, founded in 2020, helps elect women of color Care Champions running for federal office.

We seek a highly organized, analytical, and relationship-driven Senior Development Manager to serve as a member of the Development team. A sophisticated writer with prior political fundraising experience, the Senior Manager will play a central role in fundraising for the Movement Building program and activities led by NDWA and Care in Action, including c3 civic engagement, c4 primary purpose, and electoral work. The Manager will lead on developing materials to articulate programmatic work for donor and funder audiences, including concept notes, presentations, grant proposals and reports, briefs, digital appeals, and frequent donor-facing updates. The right individual for this position will have meticulous attention to detail, strong written and verbal communication skills, and a knack for translating the details of complex, far-reaching organizing programs into simple, clear, and compelling stories for potential supporters.


? Alongside the Development Manager for Movement Building and the Deputy Director of Development, execute a series of development tactics to build a strong and diverse revenue stream for the movement building portfolio and meet annual goals.

? Lead on developing effective written materials about the Movement Building Program for donor audiences, often on a tight timeline.

? Own and drive large projects like donor appeals, discrete fundraising campaigns, state- and program-specific drives, and donor-facing events, ensuring that deadlines are met and content is generated by numerous people across teams.

? Partner with key stakeholders on staff in cultivating relationships with funders and donors.

? Work with the Development Manager to oversee and refine grants management for the c3 and c4 civic engagement programs.

? Serve as a member of the Development Team to implement the overall fundraising and development plan for NDWA and Care in Action.

? Supervise more junior development staff and/or consultants as needed.

? Participate in other activities as needed, including organization-wide activities such as retreats, monthly meetings and staff study.

? Travel Requirement: 10%


? At least 3 years previous employment experience in nonprofit development

? Experience in both c4 and PAC fundraising contexts required

? Acute attention to detail

? Ability to work independently and as part of a high-performing team, in a fast-paced, experimental organization

? Demonstrated success identifying, cultivating, securing, and growing a portfolio of donors

? Demonstrated success in creating effective messaging and materials for donors and funders, including digital appeals, direct appeals, grant proposals, and grant reports

? Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills

? Proficiency in Google Docs and Google Sheets

? Knowledge of CRM operations; Salesforce experience a major plus

? Alignment with NDWA and Care in Action’s vision and values

? Understanding of issues facing low-wage workers, immigrant communities, and other communities of color ? Belief in the leadership and political power of women of color, especially Black and Indigenous women

? Able to work flexible hours as needed

Women, people of color, people with disabilities and LGBTQ people strongly urged to apply. Applications will only be accepted electronically. Please submit a cover letter and resume by March 15, 2023. This position will remain open until filled.

NOTE: This position is included in a collective bargaining unit represented by a labor union, and specific employment terms and conditions may be subject to a Collective Bargaining Agreement.