Membership Services and Planned Giving Assistant

Washington, DC /
Development - Marketing /
Full Time
EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, is searching for a Membership Services and Planned Giving Assistant to join our Development team.  The Membership Services and Planned Giving Assistant provides primary support for EMILY’s List’s membership acquisition and retention programs. 

At EMILY’s List, you’ll be part of a dynamic team committed to electing Democratic pro-choice women up and down the ballot. Read on for more details about the job and about EMILY’s List.

Essential Job Functions

    • Answer and track daily correspondence received by phone, mail, and the EMILY’s List (general information) email inbox;
    • Work with Membership Manager to craft replies to member correspondence; and develop monthly Membership Memo;
    • Maintain integrity of membership database through regular updates of donor records, and processing returned mail;
    • Coordinate in-house retention efforts (weekly mailings and calls) for Friends of EMILY monthly giving program;
    • Ensure the effective daily operation of the EMILY’s List Legacy Fund, including timely processing and tracking of planned giving survey responses;
    • Provide support in the execution of quarterly donor conference calls, including tracking donor participation, managing RSVPs, and coordinating call screeners and gift processors;
    • Assist with contributions processing (via mail, email, and phone);Manage Marketing/Membership interns (in conjunction with Direct Marketing and Marketing Analytics Assistants);


    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Customer service or call center experience, and familiarity with membership or customer relationship management (CRM) databases, is a plus.
    • Experience using Raiser’s Edge is preferred.
    • All candidates must possess commitment and passion to elect Democratic pro-choice Women, as well as a commitment to the diversity of our candidates, membership, partners, and staff.
The salary for this position is $45,500 and comes with a comprehensive benefits package. The starting pay for this position is equal to others at the same level throughout the organization. To apply, visit our jobs site: Membership Services and Planned Giving Assistant to upload your resume, provide a cover letter, and fill out an application. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted directly. No calls, please.

Our office is based in Washington, DC. All positions are currently working remotely due to the pandemic.

About EMILY’s List
EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, works to elect Democratic pro-choice women up and down the ballot and across the country with a goal of fighting for our rights and our communities. Our work is centered around a fundamental vision: Run. Win. Change the World. EMILY’s List has raised over $700 million in service to that vision and has helped Democratic women win competitive elections by recruiting and training candidates, supporting and helping build strong campaigns, researching the issues that impact women and families, running one of the largest independent expenditure campaigns for Democrats, and turning out women voters to the polls. Since our founding in 1985, we have helped elect the country's first woman as vice president, 159 women to the House, 26 to the Senate, 16 governors, and nearly 1,400 women to state and local office. More than 40% of the candidates EMILY’s List has helped elect to Congress have been women of color. Visit for more information. 

EMILY’s List is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values a multicultural, diverse working environment. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply.

EMILY’s List prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment based on gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran’s status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the person holding this position.  This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. EMILY’s List reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary.