Engagement Coordinator, Mainstream Coalition

Job Title: Engagement Coordinator
Status: Full-time, exempt
Reports to: Executive Director
Supervises: Volunteers

The Mainstream Coalition is seeking an Engagement Coordinator to help increase voter education and volunteerism as we continue to advocate for common sense in Kansas politics.

Organization Overview

The Mainstream Coalition is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a mission to inform and engage individuals to advocate for good governance, quality public education, healthy communities, and sustainable fiscal policy.

We do this work through three separate entities:

  • The Mainstream Coalition is a 501c4 and leads the agency’s advocacy efforts including regular communication to the Mainstream network, testimony in Topeka, and action alerts tied to key legislative priorities.
  • The Mainstream Education Foundation is the organization’s 501c3 arm, focused on voter education and voter mobilization. Mainstream’s Voter to Voter program is the lead organization in the state of Kansas doing nonpartisan voter turnout.
  • MainPAC is the political action committee of the MainStream Coalition. The PAC engages in direct electoral activities.

The Mainstream Coalition has been working to educate, advocate, and activate voters for over 25 years, to stand against political extremism and to guard against the encroachment of religious doctrine in the public space, Mainstream now works on multiple key issues at the local, state and in some instances, Federal, level. The organization is poised after a decade of strong growth to radically impact the political landscape of Kansas, with a committed network of supporters, a cutting edge relational voter engagement program, statewide digital tools, and a clear voice advocating for ALL Kansans.

Position Overview

The Engagement Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director and key team members to increase membership and volunteerism, develop small donors, implement membership services, and coordinate events. Responsibilities include development, communications, fundraising, marketing, and outreach programs.

As an integral part of The Mainstream Coalition team the Engagement Coordinator will display positivity and flexibility in working with a diverse group of stakeholders from citizens to legislators. This work is fun, creative, fulfilling, and challenging.

Essential Job Duties

  • Assist with the creation and implementation of member on-boarding and retention programs, appeals campaigns, and other fundraising communications and strategies.
  • Record donations on an ongoing basis in the donor database, and generate acknowledgments, and thank you letters. Design and run reports and assist with database management, including maintenance.
  • Support events and other committees. Work with committees and executive director in establishing and adhering to event budget, assist with event preparation, and attend events to assist in set up, implementation, and clean up.
  • Create and implement a volunteer system, coordinate trainings, and oversee efforts.
  • Attend networking events to increase professional network, refine relationship management skills, and enhance outreach and capacity.
  • Enhance organization visibility by coordinating education and advocacy outreach events with community partners and outside agencies.
  • Administrative and other duties, as requested.

Qualifications

  • An understanding of and belief in the mission, purpose, and positions of The Mainstream Coalition.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic work environment with flexibility in varied assignments.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and follow through with minimal direction.
  • High level of attention to details, organization, and project management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in the use of various office systems including G-Suite, data entry, and reporting. Experience with CRMs and database management a plus.
  • Willingness to pitch in when/where needed.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Compensation

Compensation for this position is competitive with sector norms with a salary range of $30,000-35,000 annually. Benefits include a flexible work environment, reimbursement program for health expenses, monthly stipend toward phone and internet costs, 3% retirement match, and generous paid time off.

Statement of Nondiscrimination

The Mainstream Coalition is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive atmosphere. The Mainstream Coalition prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, or military status.

To Apply

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@mainstreamcoalition.org with the subject “Engagement Coordinator”. Please do not include resume in the body of the email. Attachments must be .doc or .pdf format. Application deadline is February 29.

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