Outreach Coordinator

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organization:Death with Dignity National Center
position summary:

The 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.


• Primarily 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, following up phone calls with appropriate correspondence • Meeting goals and standards set by the Outreach Supervisor • Handling personal donor information with extreme confidentiality

Salary: This is a part-time, non-exempt position. We are currently hiring for three shifts a week with the possibility of expanded hours in the future. Hours of work are between 2 and 9 pm and the starting pay is $9.50/hour. After completion of a probationary period, you will become eligible for paid holidays and begin to accrue sick/vacation time.

To apply: Submit a brief cover letter that addresses the points listed above and a resume by 5:00 pm, November 23, 2010, by email 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.

Who we are: The 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 transitioning to a ballot initiative campaign 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.

Salary / Pay Rate:$9.50/hour
Apply by:November 19, 2010
Required Skills and Abilities:Qualifications: • Previous experience in fundraising, telemarketing, and/or sales • Previous political fundraising experience and/or interest in politics a plus • Excellent oral communication skills • Friendly telephone manner for outbound calling • Excellent listening skills • Ability to field questions on the phone and maintain confidentiality • You should be able to work individually and as part of a team • Have an adaptable and creative approach to fundraising • Candidate must be reliable, supportive of DDNC’s mission • Experience working in non-profit, political and/or social organizations a plus
Qualifications:See above
Education Required:High School or equiv.
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer
website link:http://www.deathwithdignity.org/2010/11/17/outreach-coordinator/