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Civic Engagement Organizer

Organization Name: El Pueblo
Website: www.elpueblo.org
Job Post Date: 11 Jun 2019
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

The primary purpose of this job is to support staff members and grassroots leaders to develop, implement, and evaluate strategies for building power; running effective, data-driven campaigns; and winning policy changes on the state level that promote immigrant rights and reproductive justice.

Qualifications

Skills: • 2 years’ experience implementing and coordinating community organizing efforts, preferably within the Latinx community.
• Experience and training as an organizer in neighborhoods, unions, or other grassroots social justice arenas.
• Experience with data management programs such as SPSS, Stata, Excel, the Voter Activation Network (VAN), and/or PowerBase (CiviCRM).
• Knowledge of the organizing landscape in Wake County and/or North Carolina, especially working with the Latinx community.
• Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with teammates across areas of work.
• Ability to analyze data, make sound, logical conclusions, and exercise independent judgment.
• Demonstrated commitment to reproductive justice and cross-sector organizing.
• Excellent oral communication skills, with an ability to interact with diverse groups of stakeholders, including community members, government staff and coalition partners.
• Knowledge of the cultures, principles, and practices of nonprofit organizations.
• Flexibility with respect to schedule, and working hours, including ability to work evenings or on weekends to accommodate community members’ schedules.
• Fluency in Spanish and English

Organization Description

El Pueblo’s mission is for Latinxs to achieve positive social change through building consciousness, capacity, and community action. El Pueblo’s core strategies include integrated voter engagement, lobbying for state level policy change, leadership development of grassroots community members, and cultural expression for social change. The organization and its core group of activists and leaders are based in Wake County, although our voter engagement and policy efforts work in coalition with other organizations and communities throughout the state.

How to Apply

To apply, please write a simple email in English OR in Spanish to moises@elpueblo.org by June 24th, 2019. Include a paragraph or bullet points related to your approach to data-driven organizing campaigns and attach your resume. Please write in the subject line: Organizer. Applications will be received until the position is filled.

Contact: Moises Serrano
Email: moises@elpueblo.org
Application Due: Mon, 24 Jun 2019
Job Post Online Expiration: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 09:49pm

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