Working for March For Our Lives

We’re an organization run by youth with a staff that supports our volunteers and local organizers.

March For Our Lives Action Fund (501c4) is an organization dedicated to supporting the mobilization and leadership of March For Our Lives.

March For Our Lives Action Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for positions without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status or uniformed service member status.

Women, people of color, LGBTQ people, young people, and members of other historically disenfranchised populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Deputy Organizing Director, Movement Support | Organizing | Full-Time

POSITION TITLE: Deputy Organizing Director, Movement Support

REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: National Organizing Director

DIRECT REPORTS: National Training Manager, National Distributed Organizer, Data Director

WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time

CLASSIFICATION: Exempt Employee

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

Position Summary:

March for Our Lives is hiring for a full-time Deputy Organizing Director, Movement Support to join our National Organizing Team to support MFOL’s National Organizing Team. The Deputy Organizing Director, Movement Support will report to the National Organizing Director and work to both plan and implement programs to build the grassroots organization through MFOL’s chapter network. 

This role requires a high level of maturity, developed organizing experience, willingness to collaborate and work odd hours, and a “can do” attitude. Qualified applicants who are 25 years old (Gen-Z) and younger are highly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage chapter network infrastructure and operations including but not limited to: chapter and top leader onboarding, chapter communications, material disbursement, etc.
  • Manage the National Distributed Organizer and distributed programs with a focus on relational organizing tools including, but not limited to: email campaigns, phonebanking, peer to peer texting, and EveryAction (VAN).
  • Assist in planning and implementing nationwide campaigns and major state and regional campaigns and events.
  • Conceive, revise and share stories of organizing work, successes and lessons learned within the March for Our Lives network and with current/prospective volunteers and volunteer leaders.
  • Generate text outreach scripts to contact voters across the country for campaigns ranging from volunteer recruitment to legislative advocacy work.
  • Track and report all digital organizing activity, including response vs. attendance rates and costs of program maintenance.
  • Assist with national coalition engagement, planning, and organizing program execution.
  • Assist in the development and execution of the MFOL OurPower Digital Hubs (virtual campaign office).
  • Identify and execute grassroots engagement experimentation, data collection, analyzation, and results-based recommendations.
  • Manage the National Training Manager and assist with the national training program
  • Develop and lead the organizing team in their region to meet capacity-building and voter activation goals.
  • Support and develop organizing staff and volunteer training programs in conjunction with the Organizing Director.
  • Work closely with the Organizing Director on reporting needs to ensure data integrity is a key part of the organizing program.
  • Manage metrics and goals to achieve strategic imperatives within the campaign.
  • Collaborate with other MFOL team members on projects, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 cycles of organizing experience and at least 2 cycles of staff management experience is preferred.
  • 1-2 cycles of digital/distributed organizing experience
  • Experience in managing large scale digital organizing campaigns using a peer to peer texting program.
  • Understanding of fundamental organizing approaches and skills, and the ability to inspire and teach others about organizing.
  • Willingness to manage a diverse team with different experiences and perspectives, and a commitment to helping them grow and succeed.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and sound judgment.
  • Experience with VAN, Google Drive, Excel, and Word.

This position is based in New York City, with flexibility for the right candidate. March For Our Lives is a national organization, and significant travel will be required.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to our Hiring Manager at [email protected]. 

Operations & Finance Manager | Operations | Full-Time
POSITION TITLE: Operations + Finance Manager
REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Director of Administration + Culture
DIRECT REPORTS: None
WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time
CLASSIFICATION: Exempt Employee
SALARY: Commensurate with experience
Reporting to the Director of Administration + Culture, the Operations and Finance Manager coordinates across all financial, administrative, and technical operations. Based in NYC, with flexibility for the right candidate.
Administration Responsibilities:
  • Under the direction of the Director of Administration + Culture, maintain and develop internal procedures, policies, and protocols.
  • Manage and execute contracts for outside consultants and vendors.
  • Manage information technology and telecommunication functions.
  • Oversee risk assessment and mitigation, including administration of corporate insurance and security.
  • Maintain regular communications with the Board and manage board maintenance and record-keeping practices.
  • Support Executive Director by scheduling regular Board meetings, development of slide decks, financial statements, and other materials to share with the Board of Directors.
  • Maintain proper communication channels between all levels of MFOL leadership including, but not limited to, board, staff, youth leaders, etc.
  • Management of all payroll processes including timesheet creation, distribution, tracking, input into payroll system, adherence to payroll deadlines, and oversight of payroll expenditures including payroll fees and employer taxes.
  • Manage and oversee MFOL’s chapter support subsidiary, the MFOL Chapter Support LLC, with financial and operations oversight.

Finance Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to finance and accounting areas of the organization.
  • Maintain system of accounts and keep records on all transactions and assets.
  • Manage the creation of the annual budget and prepare quarterly year-to-date reports for Board and executive level management. 
  • Prepare and analyze accurate monthly financial and management reports, including income statement, balance sheet, budget and variance, projections and forecast, and cash flow.
  • Maintain control of the following areas: accounts payable, donated services, expense reports, billing, and payroll.
  • Administer US-based payroll, partnering with HR Aware payroll company to deliver flawless payments.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Administration + Culture and assign jobs relevant to accounts payable, accounts receivable, new-hire onboarding, benefits administration, and broker relationship management.
  • Support Development team in preparation of funding proposals by assisting with budget preparation, reviewing proposals, providing supporting financial documents.
  • Assist in the management of grants reporting, compliance, and reconciliation.
  • Work with the outsourced accounting firm to ensure that all financial transactions are processed accurately, in a timely manner, and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Receive, document, and manage deposits for all incoming revenue. 
  • Review month-end closing statements and make transactional adjustments, as needed. 
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system.
  • Assist in coordinating the preparation of the draft audited financial statements and all tax returns.
  • Coordinate the preparation of financial information in the annual report. 
  • Oversee state registration filings.

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent amount of work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of operations experience with an emphasis on financial management. 
  • Nonprofit experience, with experience with nonprofit accounting and administration preferred.
  • Proficiency with Intacct or other accounting software and excellent Excel skills.
  • Experience working directly with Boards of Directors and functioning in a governance support role. 
  • Strong command over written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively handle multiple competing projects with an eye on deadlines and goals.
  • Collaborative and flexible team player.
  • Requires flexibility of schedule to accommodate needs of the organizations that may include weekend and evening events on occasion.
  • Capable leader, manager and coach for board, intern or volunteer talent.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills.
  • Good entrepreneurial work ethic and a desire to “get the job done.”
  • Commitment and dedication to dismantling unjust systems with experience addressing bias and white dominant culture in the workplace.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, along with diplomacy, tact, and humor.
  • Experience working on remote teams, ideally in a geographically dispersed context with a high standard of excellence and accountability.

This position is based in New York City with flexibility for the right candidate. March for Our Lives is a national organization, and travel may be required.  To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Life at March For Our Lives

Our people are motivated by our mission, and we are proud of the contribution that our staff makes on the world. Life at MFOL is centered around work/life integration and valuing inclusion. We prioritize health equity with health benefits that are 100% employer-covered along with a robust paid-time-off policy that supports a regenerative environment. Here at MFOL, we are creating a thoughtful, liberating & healing culture and not ignoring the world around us. We listen, we are allies and we are supported with training, counseling, and coaching.

We live our values.

Robust Work From Home Policy

We have staff located across the country who work from home. If you’re near an office location, you’re able to work from home at least one day per week. During the pandemic, all of our staff are working remotely.

100% Covered Employee Assistance Program

Counseling sessions, training, coaching, work/life referrals and more. All 100% covered.

11 Paid Holidays

11 paid holidays & office closures after large campaigns/projects for rest and mental wellbeing.

Tech and Equipment Support

If needed, we provide essential equipment and technology to make your job easier.

Competitive Salaries

Not much to explain here! 🙂

Summer Fridays

Our office closes at 1pm on Fridays to encourage rest and rejuvenation during the Summer!

Part-time and Full-time Paid Time Off

We offer 20 days of paid time off for full-time employees. Part-time employees also enjoy this benefit through a full week of PTO hours that can be used throughout the year.

Full-time employees also receive traditional full-time benefits such as 100% coverage for health, dental & vision, & more.

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