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Manager, PAC

Manager, PAC
Organization: Mortgage Bankers Association
Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 04/02/2024

Position Summary:

Position performs a variety of assigned grassroots and PAC advocacy, i.e., Mortgage Action Alliance (MAA), MORPAC and National Advocacy Conference (NAC) work activities with a focus on planning and implementing MAA and MORPAC promotion and fundraising campaigns, including recruitment, events, communications, social media, etc. Under regular supervision, the position tracks, updates and maintains MBA’s advocacy databases, identifies donor prospects, and targets PAC eligibles in annual campaigns such as MAA and MORPAC Action Week. The position interacts with MAA and MORPAC committee members and company captains, MBA leaders and staff to grow the grassroots PAC donor base. The incumbent will also work closely with the SVP and AVP of Political Affairs to oversee fundraiser events at the MBA Townhouse. The position is an individual contributor role.

Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Executes and reports on grassroots advocacy member enrollment campaigns.
  • Implements MORPAC fundraising tactics such as fundraising campaigns, donor prospecting, outreach, member communications, etc.
  • Posts approved content on the MBA and MORPAC websites, intranet, and approved MAA social media channels, e.g., Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Manages MORPAC contributions, donor recapture and recordkeeping (pledge forms, thank you notes, etc.), correspondence, prior authorizations, and budgetary disbursements.
  • Develops and maintains professional relationships with all MAA and MORPAC committee members, MBA leaders and colleagues, and MORPAC donor prospects.
  • Assists in committee-related meetings and events, such as fundraisers, “roadshows,” and PAC Speaker Series, including supporting LPA colleagues to help manage the utilization of the MBA Capitol Hill townhouse property for political and member engagement events (as directed by the AVP or SVP and/or MBA lobbyists, on occasion).
  • Works cross-departmentally with Marketing and Membership to brand, promote and engage MBA departments with MBA advocacy membership, programs, and MORPAC events such as MAA and MORPAC Action Weeks.
  • Keeps abreast of current industry trends and changes to federal laws and make needed MORPAC compliance and policy changes.

Qualifications:

Requires a bachelor’s degree in political science, communications, or public policy with a minimum of three to five years progressively responsible experience in political fundraising or managing/building a PAC or PAC program with demonstrated success. Direct candidate fundraising experience is preferred.

Competencies:

  • Requires interpersonal skills to build collaborative relationships.
  • Ability to juggle multiple deliverables working in a fast-paced environment with competing deadlines.
  • Ability to advise, influence, or persuade.
  • Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Requires analytical, fundraising, and money management skills.
  • Ability to work independently with attention to detail and in a timely manner.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite and a basic knowledge of Aristotle and database management software.
  • Requires an ability to comply with FEC guidelines

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

MBA is an E-Verify employer.

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