Outreach Coordinator: Death with Dignity National Center

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organization:Death with Dignity National Center
position summary:

Death with Dignity National Center (DDNC), a family of nonprofit and political advocacy organizations located in Portland, Oregon, is seeking a part-time Outreach Coordinator.

The Outreach Coordinator is a part-time, non-exempt position with Death with Dignity National Center (DDNC) and Oregon Death with Dignity Political Action Fund (ODWDPAF), also referred to in this document as “the organization.”

This position is responsible for calling the donor list of the organization, making prospect calls, and filling out related donor paperwork. The Outreach Coordinator will work closely with the Outreach Supervisor to determine Outreach Coordinator standards and goals.

Responsibilities: Contacting donors and prospects by telephone to secure donations in a professional and courteous manner; answering questions and providing information; accurately reporting results and updating records; adapting quickly to changes in messaging and new projects, including potential non fund-raising calls; following up phone calls with appropriate correspondence; meeting goals and standards set by the Outreach Supervisor; upgrading previous supporters and successfully requesting donations by credit card; handling personal donor information with extreme confidentiality.

Salary / Pay Rate:$9.50/hour
Apply by:September 15, 2010
Required Skills and Abilities:-Excellent oral communication skills, with a passionate and creative approach to fundraising. -Friendly phone manner. -Excellent listening skills. -Ability to field questions on the phone. -Ability to track donor and/or supporter responses and accurately fill out paperwork. -Ability to work individually and part of a team. -Reliable and dedicated. -Strong commitment to DDNC’s mission. -Positive attitude. -Ability to meet minimum goals and standards set forth by Outreach Manager. -Previous political fundraising experience a particular plus.
Qualifications:The ideal candidate has previous experience in fundraising, telemarketing, and/or sales. Experience working in non-profit, political and/or social organizations a plus. To apply: Submit a brief cover letter and a resume by 5pm on Friday, September 17, 2010 to [email protected], or by mail to Outreach Coordinator Search, Death with Dignity National Center, 520 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 1030, Portland, OR 97204. No phone calls please. Death with Dignity National Center (formerly Oregon Right to Die Political Action Committee) and the Oregon Death with Dignity Political Action Fund are the organizations responsible for writing and achieving passage of Oregon’s model Death with Dignity law through the initiative process. We successfully defended Oregon physicians and pharmacists who were threatened with prosecution in the Supreme Court case Gonzales v. Oregon. We were one of the leaders in the successful 2008 ballot initiative in the state of Washington, and we are currently evaluating the potential for a ballot initiative in another state. In addition, we provide information, referrals, and education about Death with Dignity and other end-of-life concerns to individuals all over the United States.
Education Required:High School or equiv.
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer
website link:www.deathwithdignity.org