Careers at CAP

Current CAP Opportunities 

Office Assistant- Full Time

JOB TITLE:                Office Assistant/Receptionist

REPORTS TO:          Chief of Staff

HOURS:                    Full-time, Monday-Friday, with occasional evening and weekend events.

COMPENSATION:  Hourly plus excellent benefits.     

JOB PURPOSE:

The Office Assistant/Receptionist is to perform the duties needed in the areas of primary reception, general operations, administrative services, and all matters pertaining to the efficient operation of the CAP office. The position will be required to cross train with other administrative support staff in the organization.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as the primary receptionist by answering incoming phone calls and operating a multi-line telephone system.
  • Welcome visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering and referring
  • Pick-up and drop off mail at post office, process mail.
  • Provide administrative support by anticipating needs and having a keen awareness of expectations with an ability to initiate relevant processes and procedures.
  • Administrative duties include internet research, receiving and distributing incoming emails, processing outgoing mailings, reviewing incoming correspondence and maintaining
  • General coordination of office functions, including kitchen and conference Maintaining a clean, safe, and welcoming environment.
  • Assist in maintaining and organizing inventory supplies, then order and re-stock as needed.
  • Assist in maintaining office equipment according to schedule.
  • Provide backup assistance for IT needs of the organization, including phone system, computer hardware & software, setup, maintenance, and connectivity.
  • May occasionally provide backup assistance in the gift entry, bank deposit, and receipting process.
  • May occasionally provide backup assistance for Constituent Relations Management (CRM) database (Virtuous) by maintaining contacts, performing general database maintenance, and brand checking and inputting outgoing communications.
  • Assist with preparations for organization-wide events, speaking engagements, and activities.
  • Any other duties needed to help drive our vision, fulfill our mission, and abide by our organization’s values.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience

  • Minimum two-year college-level education.
  • Minimum two years of experience in administrative support.
  • Experience in data entry and/or data management (CRM).

Essential Skills and Qualifications

  • Intermediate to advanced skills using Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel. Testing will be required.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills required.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills, able to operate on a schedule, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects simultaneously with excellence.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively, thoroughly, and accurately.
  • Self-starting, problem-solver, motivated daily by a passion to see our work advance.
  • Ability to prioritize and achieve deadline goals without immediate and constant supervision.
  • Ability to work with a team and provide assistance with special team projects.
  • Thrive in and enjoy working in a multi-tasking, fast-paced work environment; highly efficient.
  • Dependable, able to consistently follow instructions.
  • Ability to type 60 words per minute (wpm), 75 wpm preferred.
  • Ability to remain flexible with ever changing priorities
  • Pleasant and professional demeanor, both in person and on the telephone.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds.

Character/Spiritual

  • Mature Evangelical Christian, currently attending a local Bible-believing church.
  • Agreement with and adherence to CAP’s Statement of Faith and Code of Conduct.
  • Demonstrated commitment to CAP’s mission and position on core issues. (see https://www.azpolicy.org/#mission).
  • Ability to work discreetly with confidential data.
  • High level of integrity, honesty, and confidentiality
  • Commitment to continual improvement.

To apply send a COVER LETTER and RESUME to careers@azpolicy.org. Your cover letter must indicate you are a mature Evangelical Christian and you agree with CAP’s mission and position on core issues. (see https://www.azpoilcy.org/#mission). Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

Development Director - Full Time
REPORTS TOVP, Advancement

HOURS:    Full-time plus, Monday-Friday, with occasional evening/weekend events and occasional travel.

COMPENSATION:  Competitive salary commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits.

JOB PURPOSE:

The Development Director must be a positive advocate for Center for Arizona Policy (CAP) and will cultivate meaningful relationships with major donors and prospective major donors. The right candidate will enable each donor to become more fully engaged in CAP’s work by providing strong financial support, working networks, and utilizing influence to advance CAP’s mission.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working with the VP of Advancement, cultivate a caseload of donors based on select criteria.
  • Create individual goals for each person on caseload based on the donor’s history of giving and the organization’s knowledge of that donor’s potential.
  • Learn/utilize Virtuous CRM and other systems for donor notes, research and wealth analytics.
  • Create a plan for all donors that will serve as a foundational communication and marketing plan for each person on caseload. Faithfully and on a timely basis execute that plan so individuals on the caseload are retained and upgraded.
  • Increase donor involvement with recurring donations and create a plan to upgrade current monthly donors.
  • Devote approximately 60 percent of annual work hours to direct contact with caseload donors, other CAP donors, and donor prospects.
  • Provide accountability to CAP’s Gratitude policy across Advancement team in order to steward donors properly.
  • Work with the VP of Advancement to secure appropriate project information, including budgets and metrics, to generate meeting requests, and to prepare proposals and make asks.
  • Work with the VP of Advancement and Marketing Director to help draft and review solicitation, cultivation, and collateral materials regularly.
  • Help create and maintain the fundraising calendar and plan key events from Development perspective.
  • Attend community and other events that provide an opportunity to interact with CAP major donors, their friends, and other donor prospects aligned with CAP’s mission.
  • Provide weekly and monthly analyses and reports to management concerning activities and results. Any other duties needed to help drive our Vision, fulfill our Mission, and abide by our Organization’s Values.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience

  • Three years or more of successful experience in fund development or sales positions preferred.
  • Ability to discuss policy issues and political news from a Christian worldview.
  • Bachelor’s degree highly preferred.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent relationship skills, including an ability to initiate, develop and maintain new relationships.
  • Excellent phone skills.
  • Self-starter, motivated daily by a passion to communicate CAP’s vision to current and potential constituents to deepen relationships, resulting in financial support.
  • Well organized, able to operate on a schedule, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to remain flexible with ever-changing priorities.
  • Thrive in and enjoy working in a multi-tasking, fast-paced work environment; able to get things done, highly efficient.
  • Team spirit that builds unity and exhibits a “can-do” attitude.
  • Strong computer skills including:
    • Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
    • Knowledge of constituent relationship management (CRM) database system.
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, and form goals and allocate resources to meet them.

Character/Spiritual

  • Mature Evangelical Christian currently attending a local Bible-believing church.
  • Agreement with and adherence to CAP’s Statement of Faith and Code of Conduct.
  • Demonstrated commitment to CAP’s mission and position on core issues (see https://www.azpolicy.org/#mission)
  • Ability to work discreetly with confidential data. High level of integrity, honesty, and confidentiality.
  • Trustworthy and responsible.
  • Tactful and diplomatic, building consensus rather than emphasizing differences.
  • High level of professionalism.
  • Strong leadership qualities.
  • Outgoing, friendly personality.
  • Professional appearance.

To apply for this position, submit your COVER LETTER and RESUME to careers@azpolicy.org. Your cover letter must indicate you are a mature Evangelical Christian and you agree with CAP’s mission and position on core issues.

Assistant Director for ACP- Full Time
Is God calling you to work in an organization that is making a positive impact in the lives of Arizona families?

Center for Arizona Policy (CAP) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Director-Arizona Capitol Project (ACP).  The Assistant Director is a relationship maker and a catalyst. The successful candidate will work to fulfill the overall mission of the Arizona Capitol Project (ACP), an initiative of Center for Arizona Policy (CAP), which is to inspire the local church to engage government for the advance of God’s kingdom. They assist the executive director in facilitating relationships between the shepherds of the church and the shepherds of the government.

Candidate requirements include:

  • Mature Christian, agreement with CAP’s Statement of Faith and demonstrable commitment to CAP’s mission and position on core issues (see https://www.azpolicy.org/#mission)
  • Passionate, called, motivated to advance Arizona Capitol Project’s work
  • Bible college required; Seminary degree preferred, with 2-3 years of relevant experience in ministry or relationship building

Key experience required includes:

  • High-touch relationship building with pastors & church leaders within an assigned area
  • Building intentional relationships with government leaders, lobbyists, and staff
  • Exhibits a desire to reach them for Jesus Christ, along with a demonstrated gift of evangelism
  • Assist executive director in leading pastors at the Capitol during the legislative session in building relationships and connect them with elected officials and department heads
  • Provide relevant resources and tools for churches to use that educate their congregations
  • Organize and execute the Capitol prayer ministries.
  • Potential fundraising for ACP through the inclusion of ACP in mission budgets
  • Any other duties, as directed by CAP leadership, needed to help drive our vision, fulfill our mission, and abide by our organization’s values.

Characteristics Desired:

  • With attention to details, able to operate on a schedule, manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and achieve goals without immediate and constant supervision
  • Team player, outgoing, friendly, professional personality
  • High degree of proficiency with MS Office products including Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Familiarity with Arizona church environment is a plus
  • A balanced informed biblical worldview as it relates to government and public policy
  • A driver, self-starter, independent, and motivated daily by a passion to see ACP’s work advance
  • High level of integrity and honesty
  • Teachable; Commitment to continual improvement
  • Relationships with Arizona pastors and churches a plus
  • Basic knowledge of the Arizona legislative process desirable.

If you are interested in serving with Center for Arizona Policy’s initiative, Arizona Capitol Project, which is truly making a difference in the lives of Arizona families, and you have the experience and qualifications outlined above, please submit a COVER LETTER and RESUME  to careers@azpolicy.org.  Competitive salary, and excellent benefits package will be provided.

Executive Assistant - Full Time

Is God calling you to work in an organization that is making a positive impact in the lives of Arizona families?

Center for Arizona Policy (CAP) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Assistant.  The purpose of this position is to increase the capacity of the President and act as the liaison, on behalf of the President, to the CAP staff and constituents. A strong servant heart and focus on details, a high degree of flexibility, and a commitment to excellence are essential for this position. The Executive Assistant must thrive in a fast-paced environment, have a desire to initiate and lead relevant processes and procedures, and be able to quickly comprehend and act on changing priorities when necessary.

Candidate requirements include:

  • Mature Christian, agreement with CAP’s Statement of Faith and demonstrable commitment to CAP’s mission and position on core issues (see azpolicy.org).
  • Passionate, called, motivated to advance CAP’s work
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Project Management, Operations, and/​or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 4 years executive administrative experience

Key experience required includes:

  • Manage the President’s calendar and schedule
  • Coordinate President’s meetings, providing necessary documents, creating presentations, note-taking, and arranging meals.
  • Become an advanced user of the constituent relationship management (CRM) database
  • Analyze incoming correspondence and reports to determine their significance and plan their distribution.
  • Assist the President to develop, maintain, and grow key strategic relationships that impact the organization.
  • Manage any special projects on behalf of President and Executive Team as needed.
  • Coordinate and monitor all speaking and display table requests made of the organization.
  • Manage State Bar of Arizona Association renewals and Continuing Legal Education (CLE) class arrangements for President and Legal staff members.
  • Faithfully serve as an extension of the President in all other respects.

Characteristics Desired:

  • With attention to details, able to operate on a schedule, manage multiple events and projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and achieve goals without immediate and constant supervision
  • Team player, outgoing, friendly, professional personality
  • High degree of proficiency with MS Office products including Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel. Testing will be required
  • Dependable, able to consistently follow instructions
  • Problem-solver, able to document, analyze, and improve processes.
  • Ability to work discreetly with confidential data.
  • High level of integrity and honesty.
  • Commitment to continual improvement.

If you are interested in serving with Center for Arizona Policy, which is truly making a difference in the lives of Arizona families, and you have the experience and qualifications outlined above, please submit a COVER LETTERand RESUME to careers@azpolicy.org. Competitive salary, and excellent benefits package will be provided.

Not seeing the right fit?

Send a cover letter and resume to careers@azpolicy.org. Your cover letter must indicate you are a mature Evangelical Christian and you agree with CAP’s mission and position on core issues.