ActBlue (201-500 Employees, 54% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

11% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 54% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $22M Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?


ActBlue is a nonprofit that builds tech and infrastructure for Democratic campaigns, progressive-aligned causes, and people trying to make an impact in order to fuel long-term, people-powered change. If you’ve ever given online to a Democrat or progressive organization, chances are you’ve used our powerful online fundraising platform.

We put power in the hands of small-dollar donors and help thousands of groups — from presidential candidates to environmental organizations — build grassroots movements. We envision a democracy where everyone looking to make progressive people-powered change can easily and effectively deploy their resources, energy, and creativity to shape our country and futures. Each and every one of us, from the political activists to the tech innovators to the customer service pros, is fully committed to our mission.



The Research Associate is part of the Research Team within the Outreach Department. As a member of the Research Team, you will further ActBlue’s mission by researching prospective users, tracking relevant legislative updates, and fulfilling other research requests.The role’s primary responsibility will be handling incoming vetting requests from departments across ActBlue.



  • Assist with the campaign and organization vetting process by using the latest tools and techniques to determine compliance.
  • Conduct research on prospective ActBlue users including public records research, campaign finance analysis, social media review, and news searches.
  • Use a variety of research tools, such as LexisNexis, Illumis, and campaign finance databases to fulfill vetting requests and remain on the forefront of new  research and vetting tools.
  • Help manager develop and track relevant legislative updates related to digital and small-dollar donor fundraising, programs, campaigns, and nonprofits.
  • Collaborate with the Comms and  Marketing Team to fact-check and provide information in rapid response moments.
  • Prepare pre-emptive research on small-dollar donors and issues affecting ActBlue or its various users.
  • Serve as a project manager and participant for opposition research, misinformation, and self-research for the organization as assigned.
  • Assist with any other research assignments and projects as needed.



  • One to three years working in a professional environment.
  • Experience working in a campaign or opposition research setting.
  • Experience vetting candidates or organizations preferred.
  • Experience using research tools such as LexisNexis, campaign finance databases, advanced social media search tools, advanced Google searches, PACER, or Illumis preferred.
  • Strong copy editing and writing skills.
  • Experience working in a fast paced, problem solving role.
  • Self-starter mentality: capable of working independently, but motivated by contributing to ActBlue’s goals and mission.
  • Clear and compassionate written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, keen attention to detail, and a high fidelity to follow up and follow through on commitments.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.



This posting is for a full-time, remote, salaried position. ActBlue is authorized to support remote work in these states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Washington D.C., and Wisconsin.


Salary Range: $55,000 – $70,000, depending on experience


The terms and conditions of this position are subject to a collective bargaining agreement with the Campaign Workers Guild, the exclusive bargaining agent of covered ActBlue employees.



  • Flexible work schedules and an unlimited time-off policy
  • Fully paid and trans-inclusive health, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their families
  • Automatic 2% 401K contribution, plus up to 6% match
  • Three months paid parental leave for all new parents, adoptions included; 4 weeks of a fully paid flexible work schedule; plus an additional one week of paid leave and an additional one week of flexible work schedule for every full year the employee has worked for ActBlue
  • Commuter or home-office benefits, including a $1,000 home-office setup allowance for all new full-time remote employees
  • Additional perks including quarterly snack deliveries and digital subscriptions to the Boston Globe & New York Times


ActBlue is unable to sponsor work visas at this time.



Women, people of color, LGBTQIA2S+ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply. ActBlue is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against candidates on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status.

ActBlue is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the interview and employment process, including using our online system to apply for a position.

*ActBlue will never ask candidates to buy equipment, nor will we email from anything other than an or email address.

Tagged as: >50% 2 Yr Employee Growth, 201-500 Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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