Organizers for America - Recent Job Postshttp://organizersforamerica.orgOrganizers for Americaen-usMon, 24 Nov 2014 06:55:19 -0500Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:55:19 -0500Copyright 2014 Organizers for AmericaKing Cow Central RSS Feed Generator (kingcow.com)Data & Targeting Associate @ League of Conservation VotersFri, 21 Nov 14 15:16:58 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=4783http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=4783Organization Name: League of Conservation Voters
Website: www.lcv.org
Location: 1920 L St. NW Washington DC View Google Map
Job Post Date: 21 Nov 2014
Job Terms: Full Time

Job Description

The Data and Targeting Department makes decisions about which voters and members of the general public are likely to be engaged on environmental issues, and maintains voter file information that permits the organization to educate the public and motivate supporters to become active civic participants in an efficient manner. The Data and Targeting Associate will work with the Campaigns Department, Policy & Lobbying Department, Membership Department, Development Department and the state LCVs to develop and oversee data and targeting related activities on issues and elections. We are seeking a strategic thinker who can help LCV and LCVEF utilize data and analytics to engage environmentally-minded citizens across the country and build support for environmental priorities.

Qualifications

Skills:
• Strong data management skills; able to handle multiple projects simultaneously; proficient with VAN, Catalist and other data management tools; familiarity with use of auto-dialer; strong understanding of strategic use of data; ability to collaborate well with others; works well in a fast-paced environment and able to multi-task without sacrificing quality of work; ability to communicate effectively about complex topics; SQL, GIS, SPSS, or Stata proficiency a plus.

On a daily basis, s/he will:

• Serve as the main point of contact for state league partner organizations with questions about voter files and targeting
• Assist state league partners in establishing program and targeting goals, including identifying and coordinating opportunities for program data analysis
• Manage state league data requests, and aggressively collect and organize data from state league partners
• Generate, manage and track voter, membership and volunteer lists for LCV and LCVEF programs, including mailings and online outreach, in a fast-paced campaign setting
• Work with Membership Department and Development Department to synchronize data across departments
• Manage relationships with voter file, data, analytics and technology vendors, and serve as a liaison to other organizations that LCV and LCVEF work closely with on data-related issues
• Clean data and prepare lists for the database(s)
• Maintain records describing the quality, and quantity of data LCV and LCVEF have available
• Analyze environmental membership and activist data to determine what an environmental supporter looks like, demographically
• Other duties as assigned


• Education: College degree required.

• Work experience: At least two years of related experience on either issue or electoral campaigns focused on voter contac,t data management and targeting. Must have experience with how modeling is utilized in campaigns.

• Conditions: Ability to work overtime with little notice; able to work hours exceeding stated office hours to get the job done. This position is based in Washington, D.C.

Organization Description

The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) and its sister organization – the League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (LCVEF) -- work to turn environmental values into national, state and local priorities. LCV, in collaboration with our state LCV partners, advocates for sound environmental laws and policies, holds elected officials accountable for their votes and actions, and elects pro-environment candidates who will champion our priority issues.

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Executive Assistant to the Executive Director @ Corporate Accountability InternationalWed, 19 Nov 14 16:17:12 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5308http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5308Organization Name: Corporate Accountability International
Website: www.stopcorporateabuse.org/
Location: Boston View Google Map
Job Post Date: 19 Nov 2014
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: Depending on experience, between $40,000 and $54,000 annualy.

Job Description

The Executive Assistant is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Office of the Executive Director while serving as a primary liaison to internal and external partners on behalf of the Executive Director. This key position functions as an extension of the Executive Director by anticipating needs and proactively advancing impact in the context of the Executive Director’s objectives and the organization’s mission, annual goals, and budgets. With an emphasis on sound judgment, initiative, confidentiality, and appropriate but minimal direction, the Executive Assistant facilitates the Executive Director's effectiveness, managing her portfolio of responsibilities, activities, and relationships by setting and vetting internal and external appointments and requests, directing assignments to appropriate staff, and working closely with the Board of Directors, Managing Director, Development Director and their teams. In addition, this person manages internal and external correspondence, develops and monitors the Board of Directors’ budget and spearheads special projects for the Executive Director. The Executive Assistant takes the lead on research, briefing, and fundraising preparation, board-related communication and meetings, and managing special events. This person must be able to interface successfully with internal departments and external entities using diplomacy and discretion. The Executive Assistant reports to the Executive Director, and also serves as her ambassador in dealing with key members of the organization and external constituencies including philanthropic partners, foundations, the United Nations, and the World Health Organization. This is a Boston-based position.

Major Responsibilities:
• Schedule Management & Preparation – Sets meetings, travel arrangements and associated logistical details, and content preparation. Works closely with Senior Management Team to ensure adequate time is given to Executive Director’s strategic priorities. Reviews and manages requests for speaking engagements and other public appearances. Coordinates with other staff and board to ensure timely completion of action items identified at meetings or otherwise specified by Executive Director. Monitors internal and external deadlines for Executive Director and provides appropriate reminders. Provides oversight of the preparation of all materials for Executive Director’s schedule including travel, fundraising, speaking engagements, presentations, correspondence, and other administrative functions. Schedules and prepares conference rooms for meetings that involve Executive Director.
• Board Relations & Support – Serves as Executive Director’s administrative liaison for Board of Directors and communicates regularly with directors on behalf of Executive Director to help maintain strong relationships. Plans and executes board meetings in collaboration with Executive Team, and manages the production and organization of board meeting content. Takes initiative to draft memos and materials as needed for board and related committee meetings and calls. Adheres to compliance with applicable rules and regulations set in by-laws regarding board and board committee matters, including advance distribution of materials before board meetings. Leads the planning of all board meetings, board retreats, and any other board-related events. Works with Executive Director, Managing Director and Board Chair to develop meeting agendas and content, and to identify specific action/follow-up items from each meeting; records and distributes minutes and materials from board meetings.
• Development Initiatives & Relationship Management – Works closely with Development Team in coordinating Executive Director’s fundraising and stewardship activities. Follows up on contacts made by Executive Director and supports the cultivation of ongoing and prospective relationships.
• Executive Support – Manages Executive Director’s systems, files, and data. Oversees timely completion of travel and expense reports. Provides strategic input to Executive Director when appropriate on organizational priorities to aid in decision-making, problem-solving, and meeting preparation.
• Communications Management – Proactively manages correspondence from Executive Director’s office. Oversees the preparation, production, and distribution of background and briefing materials and itineraries related to her meetings, presentations, conferences, and travel. Coordinates mailings and drafts correspondence from the Office of the Executive Director, and fields phone calls for her.
• Senior Management Liaison – Participates as an adjunct member of leadership teams including assisting in scheduling, agenda setting, and attending meetings. Assists in developing and coordinating meeting agendas, and serves as an active participant and note taker in team meetings as needed to ensure that priorities are clearly communicated.
• Participates in organization-wide planning, fundraising, program, and campaign activities.

Salary and benefits: $40,000-$54,000 DOE, with a generous benefits package including health, dental, FSA, 401(k), ongoing training and leadership development opportunities. Positive, fast-paced, collaborative, and impact-oriented organizational culture.

Location: Campaign Headquarters, Boston, MA

Posted: October 20, 2014

Corporate Accountability International is a member-powered, non-partisan, 501(c)(3) organization that protects human rights, public health and the environment from corporate abuse. Founded in 1977, the organization is a transformational, systemic change agent—as proven by its successful track record in the face of overwhelming corporate power, money, and influence.

Corporate Accountability International is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive organization. People of color, women, and LGBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply today to join more than 60 smart and driven staff and interns working in this impact-oriented, fast-paced and dynamic organization, with a network of members and allies around the world.

Qualifications

Skills: • Demonstrated commitment to progressive social change and passion for our mission.
• At least four years experience, ideally in a campaign or political setting, using a PC platform, Salesforce, electronic calendar, associated applications, and experience using social media for business or professional purposes.
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills: you enjoy being on the phone.
• Ability to be flexible and available (including evenings and weekends), with an optimistic attitude to new challenges, a good sense of humor, and can-do approach.
• Good judgment, strong initiative, and a quick learner.
• Creative and aggressive problem-solver.
• Demonstrated discretion and professionalism to deal with confidential matters and information.
• Experience and eagerness for internal and external partnership development and fundraising.
• Experience working with a Board of Directors.
• Efficient and persistent with proven ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities in fast-paced work environment with minimal supervision.
• Highly organized, with excellent attention to details, including numbers, and conscientious in adhering to deadlines and deliverables.
• Highly collaborative team player who will bring the maturity, initiative, creativity, energy, discipline, and commitment needed to support the Executive Director and orchestrate initiatives organization-wide.
• A high-level, proactive performer with the ability to respond rapidly to changing conditions in a fast-paced environment.
• Skilled at dealing with external and internal partners respectfully, professionally, and with diplomacy and tact.
• Experience with and ability to travel occasionally for work, and to represent the organization at meetings and events.
• Keen ability to retain and connect information about key individuals and institutions.

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Executive Director for Fair Share @ Fair ShareTue, 18 Nov 14 15:57:54 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5307http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5307Organization Name: Fair Share
Website: fairshareonline.org/content/apply-fair-share?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=11-14-2014&utm_campaign=1053
Location: California View Google Map
Job Post Date: 18 Nov 2014
Job Terms: Full Time

Job Description

Fair Share stands for an America where everyone gets their fair share, pays their fair share, and does their fair share. We build power in key places across the country by running year-round issue campaigns. We reach ordinary, middle-class people with our message about economic fairness and democracy. Fair Share seeks an Executive Director to build the organization’s profile and programs, develop and implement programmatic strategy, fundraise, and recruit, hire, and train staff.

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Clean Water Program Director @ Environment AmericaTue, 18 Nov 14 15:56:18 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5306http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5306Organization Name: Environment America
Website: jobs.environmentamerica.org?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=11-14-2014&utm_campaign=1052
Location: Colorado View Google Map
Job Post Date: 18 Nov 2014
Job Terms: Full Time

Job Description

Environment America is seeking an experienced campaigner to run our Clean Water Program. Responsibilities include: coordinating program development, advocacy, field organizing and communications, recruiting and managing the team and building the resources for our work. Environment America is a grassroots, advocacy organization tackling today’s toughest environmental problems. The ideal candidate will have policy, political advocacy and organizing experience, a proven ability to recruit, train, and develop staff, fundraising experience, and demonstrated success in building relationships with the full spectrum of environmental and political stakeholders.

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Digital Organizer for Clean Energy Program @ Environment AmericaTue, 18 Nov 14 15:54:39 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5305http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5305Organization Name: Environment America
Website: jobs.environmentamerica.org/page/amr/available-positions?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=11-14-2014&utm_campaign=1051
Location: Colorado View Google Map
Job Post Date: 18 Nov 2014
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: Depending on experience, between $24,500 and $30,000 annualy.

Job Description

We’re looking for a smart, creative and committed person to oversee and expand our online organizing for our clean energy campaigns. To build the clean energy future we need, we must raise the profile of clean energy, highlight the benefits, and get more people more engaged in holding our leaders accountable for moving America toward a 100% clean energy future. Environment America seeks a committed and creative person with a good strategic sense, top notch writing skills, and digital savvy to manage the online aspects of our clean energy campaigns. You will work closely with the clean energy program team, including advocates and organizers and the digital organizing team at the Public Interest Network, a nationwide network of nonprofit groups dedicated to bringing people together in the fight for a greener America.

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Join the movement for social change @ Change CorpsTue, 18 Nov 14 15:49:40 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5304http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5304Organization Name: Change Corps
Website: www.changecorps.org/apply.html?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=11-14-2014&utm_campaign=1050
Location: Colorado View Google Map
Job Post Date: 18 Nov 2014
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: $25,000 annualy

Job Description

Does social change get you fired up? Are you passionate about politics? Do you want to make a difference on issues like women’s rights, gun violence, immigration reform, voting rights, marriage equality and money in politics?

Then Change Corps is for you.

Change Corps is a paid, one-year full-immersion training program in grassroots organizing. During your year with Change Corps you’ll get experience working on social change campaigns in several cities across the country, making a difference on the issues that matter most.

You’ll learn the skills necessary to mobilize a community toward a common goal and build the kind of support and grassroots action that persuades decision-makers to stop obstructing change and embrace it instead. And you’ll learn from the best: Our trainers include Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood, and Justin Ruben, President of MoveOn.org.

When you finish your year with Change Corps, you’ll know how to organize people to get change unstuck on the issues you’re passionate about and you’ll have an opportunity to become part of a wave of new organizers who will keep pushing and prodding our country forward for years to come.

We’re looking for bright, passionate young leaders with a strong work ethic who are ready to take on some of the biggest challenges of our day and who are willing to be geographically flexible if it means the chance to fight and make an impact on the most pressing issues we face. Change Corps organizers are problem solvers who don’t just see problems but envision creative solutions.

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Join the premier training academy for activists @ Change CorpsTue, 18 Nov 14 15:36:42 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5303http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5303Organization Name: Change Corps
Website: www.changecorps.org/apply?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=11-14-2014&utm_campaign=1049
Location: Boston, MA View Google Map
Job Post Date: 18 Nov 2014
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: $25,000 annualy

Job Description

Does social change get you fired up? Are you passionate about politics? Do you want to make a difference on issues like women’s rights, gun violence, immigration reform, voting rights, marriage equality and money in politics?

Then Change Corps is for you.

Change Corps is a paid, one-year full-immersion training program in grassroots organizing. During your year with Change Corps you’ll get experience working on social change campaigns in several cities across the country, making a difference on the issues that matter most.

You’ll learn the skills necessary to mobilize a community toward a common goal and build the kind of support and grassroots action that persuades decision-makers to stop obstructing change and embrace it instead. And you’ll learn from the best: Our trainers include Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood, and Justin Ruben, President of MoveOn.org.

When you finish your year with Change Corps, you’ll know how to organize people to get change unstuck on the issues you’re passionate about and you’ll have an opportunity to become part of a wave of new organizers who will keep pushing and prodding our country forward for years to come.

We’re looking for bright, passionate young leaders with a strong work ethic who are ready to take on some of the biggest challenges of our day and who are willing to be geographically flexible if it means the chance to fight and make an impact on the most pressing issues we face. Change Corps organizers are problem solvers who don’t just see problems but envision creative solutions.

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Build the movement for equality @ Change CorpsTue, 18 Nov 14 15:35:12 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5302http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5302Organization Name: Change Corps
Website: www.changecorps.org/apply?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=11-14-2014&utm_campaign=1048
Location: Berkeley, CA View Google Map
Job Post Date: 18 Nov 2014
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: $25,000 annualy

Job Description

Does social change get you fired up? Are you passionate about politics? Do you want to make a difference on issues like women’s rights, gun violence, immigration reform, voting rights, marriage equality and money in politics?

Then Change Corps is for you.

Change Corps is a paid, one-year full-immersion training program in grassroots organizing. During your year with Change Corps you’ll get experience working on social change campaigns in several cities across the country, making a difference on the issues that matter most.

You’ll learn the skills necessary to mobilize a community toward a common goal and build the kind of support and grassroots action that persuades decision-makers to stop obstructing change and embrace it instead. And you’ll learn from the best: Our trainers include Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood, and Justin Ruben, President of MoveOn.org.

When you finish your year with Change Corps, you’ll know how to organize people to get change unstuck on the issues you’re passionate about and you’ll have an opportunity to become part of a wave of new organizers who will keep pushing and prodding our country forward for years to come.

We’re looking for bright, passionate young leaders with a strong work ethic who are ready to take on some of the biggest challenges of our day and who are willing to be geographically flexible if it means the chance to fight and make an impact on the most pressing issues we face. Change Corps organizers are problem solvers who don’t just see problems but envision creative solutions.

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Make a difference on the issues you care about @ Change CorpsTue, 18 Nov 14 15:33:35 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5301http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5301Organization Name: Change Corps
Website: www.changecorps.org/apply.html?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=11-14-2014&utm_campaign=1047
Location: Philadelphia, PA View Google Map
Job Post Date: 18 Nov 2014
Job Terms: Full Time

Job Description

Does social change get you fired up? Are you passionate about politics? Do you want to make a difference on issues like women’s rights, gun violence, immigration reform, voting rights, marriage equality and money in politics?

Then Change Corps is for you.

Change Corps is a paid, one-year full-immersion training program in grassroots organizing. During your year with Change Corps you’ll get experience working on social change campaigns in several cities across the country, making a difference on the issues that matter most.

You’ll learn the skills necessary to mobilize a community toward a common goal and build the kind of support and grassroots action that persuades decision-makers to stop obstructing change and embrace it instead. And you’ll learn from the best: Our trainers include Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood, and Justin Ruben, President of MoveOn.org.

When you finish your year with Change Corps, you’ll know how to organize people to get change unstuck on the issues you’re passionate about and you’ll have an opportunity to become part of a wave of new organizers who will keep pushing and prodding our country forward for years to come.

We’re looking for bright, passionate young leaders with a strong work ethic who are ready to take on some of the biggest challenges of our day and who are willing to be geographically flexible if it means the chance to fight and make an impact on the most pressing issues we face. Change Corps organizers are problem solvers who don’t just see problems but envision creative solutions.

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Organize for Social Progress @ Change CorpsTue, 18 Nov 14 15:32:13 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5300http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5300Organization Name: Change Corps
Website: www.changecorps.org/apply?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=11-14-2014&utm_campaign=1046
Location: Seattle, WA View Google Map
Job Post Date: 18 Nov 2014
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: $25,000 annualy

Job Description

Does social change get you fired up? Are you passionate about politics? Do you want to make a difference on issues like women’s rights, gun violence, immigration reform, voting rights, marriage equality and money in politics?

Then Change Corps is for you.

Change Corps is a paid, one-year full-immersion training program in grassroots organizing. During your year with Change Corps you’ll get experience working on social change campaigns in several cities across the country, making a difference on the issues that matter most.

You’ll learn the skills necessary to mobilize a community toward a common goal and build the kind of support and grassroots action that persuades decision-makers to stop obstructing change and embrace it instead. And you’ll learn from the best: Our trainers include Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood, and Justin Ruben, President of MoveOn.org.

When you finish your year with Change Corps, you’ll know how to organize people to get change unstuck on the issues you’re passionate about and you’ll have an opportunity to become part of a wave of new organizers who will keep pushing and prodding our country forward for years to come.

We’re looking for bright, passionate young leaders with a strong work ethic who are ready to take on some of the biggest challenges of our day and who are willing to be geographically flexible if it means the chance to fight and make an impact on the most pressing issues we face. Change Corps organizers are problem solvers who don’t just see problems but envision creative solutions.

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