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13 May 2022

Full-Time Senior Development and Communications Specialist

Freedom Network USA – Posted by FreedomNetUSA Anywhere

Job Description

Application Deadline: June 3rd, 2022 or until filled

Job Title: Senior Development and Communications Specialist

Job Classification: Full Time, Exempt

Location: Washington, DC (remote employment possible)

About Us: Freedom Network USA (FNUSA) is the nation’s largest alliance of organizations and individual advocates working with survivors of all forms of human trafficking to ensure that trafficked persons have access to justice, safety, and opportunity. We are a growing team of passionate advocates providing training and technical assistance, engaging in policy advocacy and lobbying, and building a more effective anti-trafficking movement. FNUSA has a work atmosphere where everyone’s opinions and ideas are valued. We are committed to a healthy work-life balance and offer everyone opportunities to learn, experiment, and grow.

Position Summary: The Senior Development and Communications Specialist (SDCS) will help center an anti-racist and anti-oppression approach to fighting human trafficking through the management of the organization’s development and communications initiatives. This position will be responsible for grant coordination, donor stewardship, and implementation of new fundraising strategies. The position will also manage the organization’s messaging across multiple platforms to engage key audiences. This position will report to the Director of Partnerships.

Essential Job Functions:


  • Collaborate with the FNUSA management team to create a strategic development plan for the organization.
  • Design and execute at least two fundraising campaigns per year by identifying strategies and goals, creating and executing fundraising appeals, and analyzing donor data.
  • Identify funding opportunities (individual, corporate, foundation, and government) and support program staff in developing and submitting grant proposals.
  • Manage the data in the organization’s CRM in order to track donors
  • Develop and disseminate donor communication materials, including donor appeals and acknowledgement letters.
  • Collaborate with the Board’s Development Committee to engage Board Members in development activities.


  • Work with the Director of Partnerships to develop the organization’s communications strategy and style guidelines.
  • Develop and execute the content calendar that covers all website, newsletter and social media communications including daily social media posts.
  • Ensure brand compliance of all organizational materials.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of professional or educational experience in non-profit fundraising and/or communications
  • Experience in managing social media accounts and writing original content
  • Excellent writing and grammar skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and an ability to be flexible and manage multiple tasks to meet deadlines
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Interest in the anti-trafficking field
  • Experience in database or CRM management (preferred)
  • Familiarity with Photoshop, Illustrator, or other design software (preferred)

Work Environment: FNUSA has become a fully remote organization. Employees can choose to work from home or to have FNUSA provide a co-working office space near them.

COVID 19 Vaccine Requirement: All employees who wish to, or are required to by the nature of their position, attend in-person work meetings or events, will be required to be vaccinated from COVID 19. Accommodations will be granted only where they do not cause undue hardship to the organization.

Essential Physical Requirements:

  • The position requires the ability to work on a computer for all or part of the workday. The person in this position must be able to communicate via phone, video calls, and email.
  • This position requires the ability to work set, core hours, Monday through Friday.
  • This position requires travel once or twice per year via airplane, car or train, depending on COVID safety guidelines.
  • The position requires the ability to attend events that may encompass all or part of the workday.

Compensation: The salary range is $55,000 to $60,000 depending on experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and retirement. The final salary offer will be contingent upon an organizational compensation analysis and equity review. In order to counter pay inequality and uphold internal parity, compensation is non-negotiable for all employees. To learn more about our compensation policy and view our compensation chart, please click here.

How To Apply: To apply please send resume and cover letter to with “Development and Communications Specialist” in the subject line by June 3rd, 2022.

Survivors of trafficking are strongly encouraged to apply. Lived experience is evaluated as equivalent to work or educational experience by FNUSA for this position.

Freedom Network USA is an equal opportunity employer. FNUSA does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, gender identity or presentation, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, religion, immigration status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability in employment. We will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities so they can participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

How to Apply

To apply please send resume and cover letter to with “Development and Communications Specialist” in the subject line by June 3rd, 2022.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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