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.

Finance and Operations Director

[Hybrid with a location commutable to New York City]

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Finance and Operations Director coordinates all financial, operational, and technical operations. The implementation of the financial vision of the organization will be a collaborative effort between the Finance and Operations Director and Executive Director. The Finance and Operations Director’s responsibility includes overseeing AP/AR, payroll, organizational and project budgets, grants accounting, insurance coverage, investment, and banking relationships. Additionally, the Finance and Operations Director will provide guidance, training, and mentorship to the organization on finance policies and processes.

Finance Responsibilities:

  • Oversee day-to-day finance operations to ensure accurate function; this includes monthly and financial close of accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, prepaid, credit card and bank reconciliations, staff expense reimbursements, and restricted grant tracking
  • Experience working and collaborating with the development/fundraising team and institutional donors (foundations), with the ability and flexibility to provide rapid request turnaround
  • Maintain a system of accounts and keep records of all transactions and assets
  • Manage the annual budget creation 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
  • Present monthly financial reports and summaries to the Board of Directors and Executive Director
  • Interpret complex financial information and provide the management team updates and information as needed; make financial information easily digestible and accessible to the staff and board
  • Collaborate with the HR Manager and assign jobs relevant to accounts payable, accounts receivable and other finance functions
  • Support the Development team in preparing funding proposals by assisting with budget preparation, reviewing proposals, and providing supporting financial documents
  • Assist in the management of grants reporting, compliance, and reconciliation
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are processed accurately, promptly, and following generally accepted accounting principles
  • Receive, document, and manage deposits for all incoming revenue
  • Review month-end closing statements and make transactional adjustments as needed
  • Ensure the reliability of accounting software, oversee user permissions, and resolve technical difficulties; boost efficiency by implementing automation in workflows
  • 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

Operational Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the Executive Director, maintain and develop internal procedures, policies, and protocols related to finance and accounting
  • 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 and developing 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.
  • Coordinate with the HR manager to oversee 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


  • Commitment to vigorous promotion of equity, diversity, and inclusion and demonstrated cultural competence for issues including but not limited to race, gender, sexuality, disability, religion, and class
  • Strong interest and commitment to MFOL mission
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business or a related field
  • Minimum of 7 years of nonprofit finance experience managing finance and accounting, ten years preferred
  • Strong preference for those with experience working with 501c3 and 501c4 organizations
  • CPA 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
  • Ability to be productive in a fast-paced environment, effectively juggle multiple projects and meet deadlines while maintaining a positive and professional attitude.
  • 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
  • Experience working on remote teams, ideally in a geographically dispersed context with a high standard of excellence and accountability

Director of Development

[Los Angeles, San Francisco, or New York City]

March for Our Lives (MFOL) is looking for a talented Director of Development who will be responsible for stewarding and cultivating current and new donors in support of the organization’s mission to end gun violence in all its forms. MFOL will rely on the Director of Development to collaborate with the Executive Director to set strategy and spearhead fundraising efforts, championing the lifesaving work of the MFOL youth movement with supporters across the country. The Director of Development will also provide leadership, supervision, oversight and manage to the current Development & Partnerships Associate and will play a role in expanding the development team to include an Institutional Giving Manager and Major Gifts Manager in the coming years.

  • Create and implement a successful, scaled annual fundraising plan.
  • Collaborate with the Communications team to develop a digital fundraising strategy for the overall fundraising plan.
  • Provide regular progress reports on received gifts, pipeline status, and prospect lists to the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and senior leadership team.
  • Collaborate with the Development team to identify and build relationships with new donors and maintain relationships with existing donors and funders.
  • Guide the Development team in securing financial support from individual donors, corporations, and institutional funders.
  • Oversee the organization of fundraising and special events.
  • Lead the production of relevant and informative fundraising literature for distribution to previous donors and the public.
  • Select, supervise, develop, and evaluate Development team staff.
  • Other duties, as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate experience.
  • A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible fundraising experience.
  • At least three to five years of experience with direct major donor solicitation and securing major gifts from high-net-worth individuals and foundations.
  • Experience fundraising in a multi-entity organization (i.e., 501c3, 501c4, PAC).
  • Significant and proven experience in coaching and managing staff nationally and remotely.
  • Significant and proven staff management experience, 4+ years preferred.
  • Willingness to manage a diverse team with different experiences and perspectives and commit to helping them grow and succeed.
  • Strong command over written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong sense of integrity and experience managing confidential information.
  • Requires flexibility of schedule to accommodate needs of the organizations that may include weekend and evening events on occasion.
  • Extraordinary flexibility and willingness to adapt to new internal and external conditions.
  • Commitment to building and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and collegial workplace; multicultural competence and ability to work across lines of difference.

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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.

March For Our Lives is a values-led organization. These values in conjunction with our code of ethics are our moral compass for the organization and the work we do. We establish multi-generational respect, accept our differences and welcome what motivates us. Our work is guided by our beliefs and commitments to the following values….

  • We Are Inclusive : We value diversity and we allow people to be their authentic selves 
  • We Are Collaborators : We will actively listen, support, and evolve together 
  • We Are Anti-Racist : We commit to dismantling systemic racism in order to build an anti-racist future
  • We Value The Work : We focus on the “why” (See Mission/Vision)
  • We Conceptualize The Win :  We think and work towards the future
  • We Challenge The Status-Quo : With open minds & hearts, we will test the unproven and challenge the unchallenged
  • We Are Always Learning : We are curious, proactive, and ambitious and we’re excited to improve both personally and professionally
  • We are Whole Humans : We prioritize our mental and physical health – our ultimate superpower

We live our values.

Robust Work From Home Policy

We have staff located across the country who work from home. Some roles may require in-person work based on their scope and organizational needs. All positions have occasional travel for annual in-person staff retreats.

100% Covered Employee Assistance Program

100% employer-paid health benefits: Health benefit premiums for full-time staff, including medical and dental; life and short- and long-term disability insurance; health savings account and flexible spending account.

13 Paid Holidays

13 paid holiday office closures and winter break between Christmas and New Year’s Day; On top of our unlimited PTO policy!

Tech and Equipment Support

We provide annual technology and work-from-home office stipends to make your job easier.

Competitive Salaries

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Summer Fridays

Staff choose to have half-day Fridays or every other Friday off during the summer for added schedule flexibility.

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Unlimited PTO

All employees have access to unlimited paid time off for vacation, sick or personal time—including part-time staff!—and a culture that encourages time off.

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Make a Donation that Saves Lives

Guns are now the leading cause of death for young people in America.

Lawmakers continue to play political games with our lives. Our generation can and will be the ones to end this epidemic.

Make a donation today to support our youth-led movement to save lives at this critical moment.