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Monday, March 7, 2011

Job opening for a traitor to our democracy: work for the Koch brothers. Earn your thirty pieces of silver

Koch is seeking applicants for a "senior development associate" to interact with fundraisers for something called a "Science of Liberty."

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Senior Development Associate
Job Type:Full-Time
Travel Involved:20-30%
Position Summary
Identify and recruit major philanthropic partners who will advance a Science of Liberty and work with these partners to build the capabilities of the institutions that advance a free society.
  • High degree of strategic management, prioritization, and solicitation of high level donors

  • Meet with donors and prospects to cultivate major gifts

  • Assist with implementing a regular, year-round communication strategy with our network of participants

  • Work with non-profits to improve face-to-face solicitation techniques and strategies

  • Assist and/or lead other development/fundraising projects as they occur


  • Past experience with major event planning and/or fundraising, such as with a political campaign, company, or non-profit organization

  • 5+ years experience in a professional environment

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills

  • Computer proficiency, including MS Office (particularly Excel), Outlook, Internet researching tools, and some database experience

  • Solid understanding of and commitment to classical liberal ideals, market principles, and the advancement of liberty

  • Demonstrated evidence of leadership ability or entrepreneurial behavior

  • Humility, integrity, passion, motivation, and a self-starter attitude

  • High degree of discretion and confidentiality

  • Ability to prioritize; excellent organizational skills

  • Advanced skills in strategic planning and coordination

    Education Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university

    Physical Demands/ Unusual Working Conditions

  • Attending events outside of normal work hours 

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