Membership Coordinator

Resource Generation

We work 32 hours per week, Monday to Thursday.

Only considering candidates eligible to work in the USA ⚠️

About us:

Resource Generation is a national, multi-racial, membership-based organization mobilizing young people (ages 18-35) with wealth and class privilege in the U.S. to become transformative leaders working towards the equitable distribution of wealth, land, and power. The broader Resource Generation community includes people of all ages and class backgrounds who support the role that young people with wealth play in social change. RG has 18 chapters in cities around the U.S., and our chapters engage in base-building, political education programming, running giving circles, engaging in local and national campaigns, and building local organizational relationships. Resource Generation is proud to have 1000+ dues-paying members who collectively made $100M in pledges to social justice movements in 2021. RG is 95% funded by our members.

Resource Generation is a primarily remote organization with headquarters in New York City. RG staff operate on a 32-hour workweek schedule (generally Monday-Thursday). We currently have 21 full-time staff and are a multi-class and multi-racial team. We especially encourage those who are Black, Indigenous, and people of color; trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming people; and people from poor and working-class backgrounds to apply.

Overview of role:

Resource Generation (RG) is recruiting for a full-time Membership Coordinator whocan help us better operationalize our integrated membership program and fundraising initiatives. This position is equivalent to a  'major donor fundraiser/organizer’ at other organizations.

Resource Generation is proud to have 1100+ dues-paying members who have collectively made $100M+ in pledges to social justice movements annually since 2022. RG is 95% funded by our members. We seek a Membership Coordinator to join us in continuing this strong trajectory.

The Membership Coordinator will collaborate closely with our organizing team and Membership Director. The Membership Coordinator will join the Membership Director and Membership Manager as a core member of RG’s Membership Team, which is responsible for raising RG’s $4M+ income budget through a variety of income tactics. They will be tasked with implementing our integrated fundraising strategy (including two annual membership and redistribution pledge drives), strengthening data systems, developing key written materials and resources for our membership program, and training staff and members on our fundraising model. The ideal candidate will be excited about developing strategies to catalyze and increase our members’ overall giving to social justice movements.

Job Responsibilities:

1. Major Donor Fundraising

  • Organize, fundraise, and cultivate a list of 40-60 high-net wealth members, making strong integrated membership and Redistribution Pledge asks throughout the year
  • Provide fundraising coaching to fellow staff resource mobilizers (our internal term for fundraisers)

2. Fundraising Communications & Digital Strategy

  • Lead on the creation of the annual report copy and collaborate with the Communications Manager on a timeline to ensure design is completed by quarter one of each calendar year
  • Close collaboration and participation with Communications, Database, and Digital Engagement (CDDE) team, maintain/edit copy for membership automations (i.e. welcome series, renewal reminders, etc.), membership and contributions pages on the website, and contribution confirmation language
  • Design creative digital membership campaigns (i.e. alumni/prospective members/lapsed members/etc. engagement email/socials series) in collaboration with CDDE and the Membership Team
  • Create and review content for emails

3. Administrative Lead

  • Share monthly reports to staff resource mobilizers with updates on their roster – pledges, dues received, and RP signers
  • Create quarterly membership & pledge reports to support member leader and staff organizing
  • Reconcile RG’s membership dues pledges monthly
  • Database/CRM membership and high net wealth member data cleanliness (i.e. creating donor categories/tiers for high net wealth members and reviewing/updating membership tags)

4. Membership Program Implementation

  • Manage the new member welcome process, including ensuring payments are correctly attributed, email automations, and database updates related to membership
  • Standardize member renewal reminders and ensure implementation across teams and chapters is streamlined and consistent
  • Respond to inquiries about membership, communicate with prospective members about RG, and answer member questions about dues, including fielding questions related to RG’s membership dues portal
  • Manage membership-related pages on the website, audit and update content as necessary in collaboration with CDDE
  • Manage and support the maintenance of an internal membership communications tool, and assess the efficacy of the tool (i.e. membership Slack group)

5. Membership Culture

  • Steward Multiracial Base Building (MRBB) tactics related to the scope of the role
    • Creating relational and programmatic touchpoints with member leaders that support long-term income strategy but are not solely income-oriented
    • Creating constituency-specific ad hoc and continuous programmatic and organizing spaces for member learning and relational organizing that are responsive to the diversity of members’ lived experiences and relationships with wealth (i.e. workshopping, storytelling, and political education)
    • Support national programs that further MRBB goals
  • Troubleshoot with organizers to ensure strong membership culture in chapters (which is distinct from fundraising skills; being able to articulate the “why” of RG membership and membership as a way of building power)

6. Membership & Redistribution Pledge Drive

  • Work closely with Membership Manager to implement two annual membership and redistribution pledge drives toward our year-end resource mobilization and membership goals
  • Coordinate staff, member, chapter, and board participation in drives
  • Contribute to work plan and calendar (including trainings, events, phone/text banks, etc.)
  • Support chapter leaders to prepare for each Spring and Fall drive through email communication, pre-drive meetings with chapter leaders, and relevant resource/tool creation and curation
  • Solicit testimonials from members for drive communications and write/coordinate drive email copy
  • Build and lead national text/phone banks and assess/prepare/train staff and members on datasets for local chapter text/phone bank lists for membership and pledge drives
  • Convene national drive and redistribution teams with members and create infrastructure for member-to-member transformative fundraising as a potential tactic

7. Other Team Priorities

  • Contribute to other team-wide priorities as needed, including webinars, retreats, and other programming; serving on ad-hoc committees; participating in staff political education and caucusing; and more

Core Qualifications and Skills:

  • Exceptional fundraiser.
    • 2+ years of experience leading or participating in successful grassroots fundraising, individual donor, and/or major donor campaigns, which does not need to have been in a full-time paid staff role.
    • Experience with fundraising through a membership program preferred.
  • Data and systems-minded.
    • Someone detail-oriented, can dive into a database and configure it to meet our needs and present fundraising data to others in accessible and compelling ways. In-depth knowledge of Excel is required.
    • Knowledge of CRM database reporting/lists is strongly encouraged. Familiarity with EveryAction is a plus but not required.
  • Collaborative team player who can build trust across differences.
    • Someone who is collective-oriented and has experience successfully working closely with teams on complex projects with many moving parts.
    • Skillful at building trusting relationships with a wide range of people across class, race, gender, etc.
  • Self-directed and able to work remotely.
    • Persistent, creative, and solutions-oriented.
    • Can work-plan effectively to meet goals, communicate in a timely and responsive way, and can spend many hours a day on video calls and a computer (avg. of 8 hours/day)
  • Desire to do transformative organizing and fundraising of a multiracial base of wealthy young people.
    • Has a demonstrated commitment to racial and economic justice.
    • Believes in the stake young wealthy folks have in collective liberation, and the possibility and necessity of cross-class and multiracial movement building.

The ideal candidate is someone who has:

  • Experience leading successful grassroots fundraising, individual donor, and/or major donor campaigns.
  • Experience with fundraising through and/or leading a membership program.
  • Experience with project management.
  • Financial planning: experience with income forecasting, building and tracking major donor pipelines, and multi-year financial planning and analysis.
  • Basic understanding of class, classism, and their own class identity.
  • Commitment to personal transformation and healing from oppressive systems.
  • Advanced fluency in Excel, including the ability to build Pivot Tables and analyze large datasets.
  • Fluency in digital tools such as Google Suite, Zoom, Every Action, and/or other organizing databases, Slack, Hustle, etc.

If you are excited by this position but don’t meet all the requirements, we encourage you to apply. We recognize that not all candidates may be strong in all areas listed. We also welcome learning about your strengths and talents to bring to this role that may not be fully captured in our list.

Compensation, Benefits, and the Application Process:

Salary:This is a full-time position (32 hours a week) with a starting salary of $62,000-$72,000, depending on regional cost of living and additional experience brought to the role.

Benefits: RG offers excellent benefits, including:

  • Personal time off (PTO): 15 vacation days, 15 sick days, five personal days, and a minimum of 1 week office closure in late December
  • 8-week paid sabbatical after four years of employment, with the option to use PTO for an additional four weeks
  • 403(b) retirement plan with a 5% employer contribution after one year of employment
  • 100% employer-paid health (United Healthcare), vision (UNUM), and dental (UNUM) insurance and 90% employer-paid health, vision, and dental insurance for partners, spouses, and families
  • Medical, dependent care, and transit flexible spending account with an annual $500 employer contribution to medical FSA and access to an Employee Assistance Program
  • 100% employer-paid short-term and long-term disability and life insurance (UNUM)
  • Professional development funds (minimum $3,000 per 2-year period)
  • Initial $500 home office tech setup (shipment of desktop and laptop provided and not included in initial setup)
  • Monthly stipends for home office /co-working (up to $200/month) and cell phone reimbursement (up to $100/month)
  • Parental leave (up to 6 months within the first year after birth, adoption, or fostering), plus opportunities to work part-time for up to an additional six months
  • Gender-affirming medical leave, potential for medical travel reimbursement to access state-restricted medical care, and up to 40 hours (5 days) of Safe Leave

Location & Travel:This is a full-time remote position (32 hours a week). 15-20 days a year of travel can be expected for retreats, conferences, and leadership convenings.

Staff Culture: RG is grounded in feminist and social justice principles. We engage in monthly identity-based caucuses and bi-monthly political education sessions. RG is a highly dynamic and fast-paced organization. Our working culture is highly collaborative and we spend a considerable amount of time goal setting and work planning to ensure staff are empowered and supported to be successful in their positions. Staff collaborates to support hiring processes, annual budgeting, and event programming. We engage in group wellness practices every quarter and support one another to work against a culture of overwork. We recognize that paid work is only one aspect of our lives and encourage each other to take breaks and paid time off.

Timeline and Hiring Process: There will be up to two interviews for selected qualified applicants. Candidates may be asked to complete an assessment/exercise or provide a sample of their work (if any of these are requested, you will be compensated for your efforts).

To apply, please submit your resume to BambooHR by Sunday, July 21. As part of the application process, you must answer two questions with approximately one paragraph answers: "What does organizing mean to you?" and “Why do you want to organize young wealthy people?" Submit your answers to these questions to BambooHR instead of a cover letter. Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Due to the volume of applications, we cannot offer specific feedback to applicants not invited to interview.

Accommodations: Please contact Julia at [email protected] if additional, reasonable accommodations are needed to participate in the application and interview process.

Resource Generation is an equal opportunity employer and promotes equal opportunity in recruitment, employment, training, development, transfer, and promotion. Our employment practices are without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or medical condition, national origin or ancestry, marital and veteran status, and all other categories protected by anti-discrimination laws.

Resource Generationresourcegeneration.org

Mobilizing young people with wealth for social justice through equitable distribution of wealth, land, and power.

Working Week

We work 32 hours per week, Monday to Thursday.

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer 15 vacation days, 15 sick days, 5 personal days, and a minimum of one-week office closure in late December.

  • 36 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 88 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

Fully remote positions with staff located across the U.S.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Company retreats
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Opportunties for Sabbaticals
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 150 across 5 departments:

  • consulting
    1
  • human resources
    1
  • operations
    1
  • finance
    1
  • media and commmunication
    1

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Excel
  • Google Suite
  • Zoom
  • Slack
  • Hustle
  • EveryAction
  • Major Donor Fundraising
  • Fundraising Communications
  • Digital Strategy
  • Data Systems
  • CRM Database
  • Team Collaboration
  • Remote Work
  • Project Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Class Understanding

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