Organizers for America - Recent Job Postshttp://organizersforamerica.orgOrganizers for Americaen-usFri, 29 May 2015 16:04:15 -0400Fri, 29 May 2015 16:04:15 -0400Copyright 2015 Organizers for AmericaKing Cow Central RSS Feed Generator (kingcow.com)Field Manager for Labor Union - Homecare @ Local 775NWThu, 28 May 15 09:03:57 -0400http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5651http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5651Organization Name: Local 775NW
Location: Seattle, Washington View Google Map
Job Post Date: 28 May 2015
Job Terms: Full Time

Job Description

SEIU 775
Field Manager for Labor Union - Homecare
MEMBER PROGRAMS AND PARTICIPATION DEPARTMENT

Seattle, WA

Reports to: Deputy Director, Member Programs & Participation Department

Description: Salaried/overtime exempt position excluded from the Staff Union bargaining unit (managerial/supervisory)

SEIU 775, the long-term care workers union, represents more than 42,000 home care and nursing home workers in Washington State and Montana. We are one of the largest and fastest growing unions in the region, and take a bold and aggressive approach to politics and organizing. We are committed to uniting all long-term care workers, to improving the lives of working people and leading the way to a more just and humane world.

Summary: Homecare Field Manager, is a management position on the Leaders in Action team in the Member Programs and Participation department. The field manager is responsible for developing and maintaining member leadership, recruiting and executing major union wide events, and developing and executing campaigns geared toward achieving the goals of the union. The field manager leads a team of organizers and member volunteers to carry out the work of the union. Continuously work toward membership maintenance. Position works with young, fast-growing, innovative, bold and progressive union that has grown from 1700 to 44,000 members in the long-term care industry in the space of 12 years.

Principal duties and responsibilities include:
• Supervise team of 8 organizers. Responsible for staff development and discipline, hiring, and assuring union dues are used appropriately.
• Develop and implement standardized curriculum for leadership trainings, staff trainings, and member trainings.
• Long term strategic planning for the LiA team and as well as larger union wide programs.
• Developing program, campaign plans, and messaging and execute multiple complex field plans simultaneously.
• Insuring that each program achieved goals while functioning to develop the leadership of union members, leaders, and staff organizers.
• Responsible for the hiring and management of a diverse staff with special attention to coaching and developing leadership skills and qualities, creating a culturally competent workplace that represents the diversity of the organization
• Innovation to best serve the needs of the field programs
• Major event planning and recruitment for large and small member events.
• Anchor legislative session field program and grass roots lobbying efforts.

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Associate's Degree (2 yrs. college)
Skills: Requirements include demonstrated experience in the following:
• Running leadership development programs with attention to teaching and curriculum development.
• Long term strategic planning.
• Campaign planning.
• Utilizing and developing metric based tracking systems.
• Supervising and developing staff.
• Union organizing including having been a lead union organizer or other similar field leadership accountability.
Preferences: Fluency in a second language is plus. Experience working with a labor union, progressive non-profit, community organization, advocacy group, political campaign or elected official is a plus. Demonstrated commitment to creating positive worker/employer relationships while fighting to raise standards for all workers in the industry is also a plus.

Compensation: Salary range is $64,000 to $74,000 annually, depending on experience. Benefits include fully employer-paid family benefits (includes domestic partner) for health, dental, pharmacy and vision coverage, fully employer-paid defined benefit pension (SEIU), disability and life insurance, a generous leave package, car allowance, an optional 401(K) plan, and other benefits outlined in the policies of SEIU 775.

To be considered, your application must include: A résumé, cover letter with salary history and 3 professional references .


SEIU 775 is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Organizer @ Los Angeles Alliance for a New EconomyWed, 27 May 15 16:29:03 -0400http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5650http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5650Organization Name: Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
Website: www.laane.org
Location: 130 E. Randolph, Suite 2600 Chicago IL 60601 View Google Map
Job Post Date: 27 May 2015
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: Depending on Experience
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

Title: Organizer, Jobs to Move America

Jobs to Move America is a national project to make our transit dollars go the distance –to build better, cleaner public transit systems, to create and retain good manufacturing jobs, and to generate opportunities for unemployed Americans like veterans, single parents, and residents of low-income neighborhoods.

We seek a talented and motivated organizer to join the team as the Illinois Organizer of the national Jobs to Move America campaign. Jobs to Move America is a national project dedicated to ensuring that the billions of public dollars spent on public transit systems create better results for our communities: good jobs, cleaner equipment and more opportunity for low income people. Jobs to Move America has a plan make our transit dollars go the distance — to build cleaner public transit systems, create and retain good American jobs, and generate opportunities for unemployed Americans like veterans, single parents, and residents of low-income neighborhoods.

Position Description & Responsibilities
We seek a dedicated person to join our team as the Jobs to Move America campaign organizer in Illinois, working in partnership with the Chicago Federation of Labor. This person will engage in community organizing, coalition building, and event coordination, and will provide some research support. In working across Illinois, the person will be expected to travel regularly across the region and work intensely to advance a complex project.

With access to office space in Chicago, the Organizer will report to the Jobs to Move America national outreach coordinator and is responsible for:

• Campaign Coordination: Helping drive the development of the Illinois campaign which will involve extensive campaign visioning, planning, research support and strategy development done in conjunction with labor, community, and environmental allies. With a strong strategic plan, the lead organizer will work with the national outreach coordinator to lead the labor, environmental, community coalition through the plan and adapt effectively.

• Coalition-Building: Building powerful coalitions with a diverse set of local partners, including labor unions, environmental organizations, community groups, elected officials, etc., and coordinating with local and national coalition partners through biweekly and quarterly meetings; building leadership and mobilization capacity of community and labor allies, deepening city community-labor-environmental network.

• Leadership Development: Identifying, recruiting, and developing individual supporters; developing materials, educational and training sessions to support leadership growth and development; recording and tracking progress through Powerbase database system; growing our organization’s and the movement’s power by maintaining individual activism within our organization during and between campaigns.

Qualifications:
 A demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice and the labor movement
 At least 3 years of organizing experience in labor, community, student or political organizations or campaigns
 2 years proven lead-level organizing experience is strongly preferred
 Strong coalition building and facilitation skills across a diverse set organizations and constituents
 Ability to independently manage projects from conception to completion
 Excellent organizational, research, writing, and communication skills
 Ability to multi-task, collaborate as part of a team, work in a deadline-driven environment
 Strategic judgment, flexibility, creativity, and initiative
 Willingness to work long hours, evenings and weekends when necessary
 Access to a reliable car

Terms of Employment: This is a full-time position with health, retirement, vacation, and other benefits.

Application Process: Please send applications info@jobstomoveamerica.org with “IL Jobs to Move America Organizer” in the subject line of the email. Applications must include a cover letter, resume, short writing sample and three references in one PDF document. Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements will not receive a response.

LAANE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

Organization Description

Founded in 1993, LAANE is recognized as a national leader in the effort to address the challenges of working poverty, inadequate health care and polluted communities. Combining a vision of social justice with a practical approach to social change, LAANE has helped set in motion a broad movement to transform conditions in Los Angeles and beyond.

For the past 15 years, LAANE has been in the forefront of the nation’s most dynamic progressive movement. LAANE spearheaded the defeat of Wal-Mart’s ballot initiative in Inglewood, led Los Angeles’ groundbreaking living wage campaign and pioneered a new approach to economic development that has become a national model for community empowerment.

In 2008, LAANE played a pivotal role in the passage of one of the country’s most sweeping anti-pollution and anti-poverty measures, a Clean Trucks Program for the region’s ports that will dramatically improve air quality and raise the standard of living for as many as 16,000 truck drivers. LAANE also helped enact the nation’s first Construction Careers and Green Jobs Policy, which will ensure middle-class jobs for thousands of construction workers and open a path to good careers for at risk populations.

LAANE’s efforts to transform conditions in the region’s key industries have led to significant improvements for tens of thousands of working men and women. LAANE has also published a series of influential reports, including studies on working poverty and the impact of Wal-Mart on urban America.

LAANE is a co-founder of the Partnership for Working Families, a rapidly growing national alliance that is fighting for good jobs and healthy communities in nearly 20 major metropolitan areas.

LAANE and its leadership have received numerous honors, including awards from the Mayor of Los Angeles, the Speaker of the California Assembly, the UCLA School of Law and the Los Angeles Roman Catholic Archdiocese.

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Senior Organizer @ SEIU InternationalWed, 27 May 15 13:03:05 -0400http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5649http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5649Organization Name: SEIU International
Location: New York, New York, United States, 10001 View Google Map
Job Post Date: 27 May 2015
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: 27 May 2015

Job Description

SEIU

Senior Organizer Grade III

New York, NY

Purpose of Position:

To represent and assist the International Union in organizing; to take responsibility for major campaigns and to act in a leadership role with respect to program and other staff; to perform advanced training for organizers, staff, and worker leaders of SEIU; and to design and implement organizing goals of SEIU.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs a wide range of duties as assigned by the International Union, including but not limited to the following:

• Designs and manages large organizing campaigns or multiple smaller campaigns including organizing, comprehensive campaigns, strikes, and political action. Works with field, industry division, and local staff to coordinate all aspects of the campaign including vision, strategy, timeline, communication, community outreach, and politics.
• Develops and implements division, regional, or political programs.
• Coordinates and directs organizing staff including scheduling, assigning turf, debriefing, and training.
• Develops and implements training for staff and worker leaders on the campaign to further develop skills and understanding of the campaign.
• Provides feedback to staff on their performance while on the campaign.
• Provides information on staff performance to the campaign director.
• Assists local unions in the development of an organizing program.
• Oversees management of the campaign data base, list, and cards.
• Develops and monitors the campaign budget for the campaign.
• Directs major negotiations tied to organizing campaigns.
• Coordinates affiliations and mergers campaigns.
• Performs other duties as required to assist the International Union.
• Must be available for frequent travel with overnight stays required. Long and irregular hours.

Scope and Nature of Supervision

• Must be able to act and organize time with extreme independence.
• A high level of judgment, ability to take initiative and work independently; must be able to work with elected leaders, worker leaders, and staff in complex and sometimes political situations.
• Must be able to handle multiple “priority” projects simultaneously and meet established deadlines.
• Reports to the Region or Division Organizing Coordinator and/or Region or Division Organizing Director.

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)
Skills: Educational Background

• Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Previous Work Experience

• Three to five years of work in external labor union organizing.
• Demonstrated experience in developing and leading organizing campaigns.
• Previous experience with the labor movement or other advocacy organizations preferred.

Specialized Knowledge and Training

• Excellent writing, verbal, and analytical communication skills.
• Thorough knowledge of organizing and political campaign strategies.
• Ability to develop and train staff and worker leaders in the skills needed for the campaign.
• Knowledge of organizing campaign data base management tools such as Organizer Toolbox or other similar applications. Skill in the use of Microsoft Office programs.
• Ability to write and proofread campaign communications materials.

Probationary Period:

• Twelve Months

Application Requirements:

A resume and cover letter are required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.

Benefits:

SEIU staff enjoy top notch benefits including comprehensive health benefits, major medical, dental and vision for employee and eligible dependents, domestic partner benefits, competitive salaries, generous holiday and vacation policies, and both a pension plan and a 401(K) Plan.

SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/tfwxd2c


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Field Researcher @ SEIU InternationalTue, 26 May 15 08:25:56 -0400http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5648http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5648Organization Name: SEIU International
Location: Oakland, California View Google Map
Job Post Date: 26 May 2015
Job Terms: Full Time

Job Description

SEIU
Field Researcher
Oakland, CA

Overview: SEIU is looking for field researchers for our Natonal Child Care program located in Oakland CA. SEIU is looking for self-starting, intellectually curious people who are excited about developing expertise in new areas of corporate research.

We may be looking for you if:

• You want to use a wide variety of research methods to analyze the behavior of large and sophisticated organizations.
• You hate not knowing the answer to something and you want to dig until you find it.
• You are not shy about talking with workers to document the effect of low-wage jobs on families and communities.

About SEIU: SEIU has 2 million members in the US and Canada primarily in health care, property services and public service. SEIU is on the cutting edge of progressive activism, building power by uniting workers to build better communities and strengthen our democracy.

Join us if you want to fight for a just society:
• Where all workers are valued and all people are respected,
• Where all families and communities thrive,
• Where we leave a better and more equal world for generations to come.

Purpose: The Field Researcher is responsible for research in support of local and national campaigns to challenge America’s largest corporations to take responsibility for how their business practices impact working families and their communities.

Duties and Responsibilities:The Field Researcher performs a wide range of duties related to the research support for a variety of stages of organizing and/or contract campaigns. Duties may vary by campaign and may include but are not limited to the following:

A. Gather information from workers; employers; economic / financial data; and assess what is relevant to the particular campaign; record and report such information logically and analytically and integrate such information into campaign;

B. Access employer documents, evaluate information and cull for relevant points;

C. Recordkeeping/list maintenance/logistical information:
• record and track employer activities;
• identify what information is important to the campaign;
• identify data;
• maintain files.

D. Research in support of collective bargaining.

E Legal:
• collect info on workplace conditions and potential regulatory violations
• awareness of legal parameters of our work with regard to campaigns
• Understand regulatory framework for our industries and the employers.

F. Planning
• plan own work;
• implement daily workplan;
• carry out assigned tasks;
• balance conflicting demands

Qualifications

Skills: Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in economics, business statistics or labor relations or a related field with demonstrated ability in quantitative or qualitative research, even as a student.

Or a combination of education and experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

• Knowledge of research techniques and processes.
• Knowledge of quantitative techniques and analysis.
• Skill in the use of personal computers including proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and, database programs and on-line research services.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
• Strong consideration given to proficient or fluent speakers of a language other than English (Spanish strongly preferred).

Working Conditions:The Field Researcher must be available for regular travel over a large geographic area. The position often requires temporary assignments away from home as well as long and irregular hours.

Benefits: SEIU staff enjoy top notch benefits including comprehensive health benefits, major medical, dental and vision for employee and eligible dependents, domestic partner benefits, competitive salaries, generous holiday and vacation policies, and both a pension plan and a 401(K) Plan.

Application Requirements: In addition to your resume, a writing sample of analytical research paper and a cover letter are required for all applications as well as the successful completion of the required Research test. Your cover letter should include your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.

SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/78w2fyf

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Bilingual English/Spanish Fight for $15 Project Field Organizer @ Fight for 15 Mon, 25 May 15 09:49:50 -0400http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5647http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5647Organization Name: Fight for 15
Location: boston, Massachusetts View Google Map
Job Post Date: 25 May 2015
Job Terms: Full Time

Job Description

Fight for 15 and a Union


Bilingual English/Spanish Fight for $15 Project Field Organizer



Boston, MA



This is a full time temporary position not to exceed 12 months. The start date is as soon as possible.



Summary:



The Fight For $15 and a Union was founded by fast-food workers in New York in Fall of 2012. After realizing we were facing similar issues across the Northeast and the nation, we decided that we needed to unite for better wages, working conditions, and respect on the job. The "Fight for 15" campaign is a national coordinated campaign that demands a $15 living wage and the right to form a union without retaliation. Inspired by the courage and action of the fast food workers, other low wage workers have also joined the national Fight for 15 in 2014 to demand a living wage and the right to form a union.



We are looking for enthusiastic, passionate, and dedicated worker organizers to join our team. Past organizing experience is strongly preferred but not necessary. Women and people of color strongly encouraged to apply.



Basic function:


Field organizers will be tasked with supporting the field organizing team—empowering low wage workers to organize their coworkers to demand living wages and dignity on the job. Under the direction of the Field Director you will reach out to low wage workers across the city you are based within and help offer workers organizing tools and tactics for them to build the low wage worker movement.



Position Reports to: Coordinator

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)

Organization Description

Skills and abilities:

* Reach out and build a community of low wage worker leaders to organize their industry in the city you are placed in;
* Participate in all necessary team meetings, trainings, and conference calls;
* Help workers build confidence in their organizing abilities and help educate workers on their rights on the job;
* Organize and coordinate regular meetings with worker leaders;
* Assist with mobilizing for events and actions;
* Ability and willingness to travel for extended periods of time, sometimes on short notice;
* Experience with worker, student or community outreach is preferred;
* A hard worker who is eager to learn and is enthusiastic about taking on work ranging from challenging, intellectually stimulating tasks to more routine responsibilities;
* Politically savvy, with at least a basic knowledge of the unions, organizing, labor history, and national politics;
* Energy and enthusiasm as well as an interest in social change issues and advocacy;
* Fluency in both English and Spanish is required;
* Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and an automobile for business use.
* Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.


Salary:


This position offers a starting salary of $40K per year plus benefits.



Fight for $15 and a Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/smjmnwn

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Paralegal / Office Administrator @ National Environmental Law CenterFri, 22 May 15 16:47:55 -0400http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5646http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5646Organization Name: National Environmental Law Center
Website: www.workforprogress.org/nelc?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=05-20-2015&utm_campaign=1289
Location: Boston, MA View Google Map
Job Post Date: 22 May 2015
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: $24,500 annualy

Job Description

The National Environmental Law Center is seeking a Paralegal/Office Administrator in Boston, MA. This position is a great opportunity to learn about environmental law and the legal system, to help fun a non-profit organization, and to directly contribute to NELC's environmental enforcement cases. The right candidate will have grit, determination, a strong sense of justice, and a healthy sense of humor. Qualified applicants will also have excellent verbal, writing, and analytical skills, and the ability to speak persuasively, think creatively, and work independently.

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)

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Field Organizer @ Progressive Organizing SolutionsThu, 21 May 15 14:50:17 -0400http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5645http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5645Organization Name: Progressive Organizing Solutions
Location: North Carolina View Google Map
Job Post Date: 21 May 2015
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

Progressive Organizing Solutions is Hiring Field Organizers in North Carolina!

Progressive Organizing Solutions is hiring in North Carolina for a large-scale membership mobilization and issue advocacy program. Progressive Organizing Solutions will be hiring field organizers to recruit and train environmental activists in Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro/Winston-Salem.

Progressive Organizing Solutions is seeking enthusiastic field organizers in North Carolina to execute a volunteer organizing and issue advocacy campaign. Progressive Organizing Solutions is hiring these organizers on behalf of the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) to engage LCV members as volunteers and activists in environmental issue advocacy, earned media and grassroots lobbying activities. Issue focuses will be on building support for reducing carbon emissions, encouraging executive action to clean up coal fired power plants and raising awareness about the need to address global warming. Successful candidates must have at least one year of community, issue, labor, or political organizing, excellent communication and organizational skills, strong written and oral communication skills and must work well in a team. The position requires extensive volunteer recruitment, training and management, reliable transportation and a willingness to work evening and Saturday hours.

Field organizer positions are full-time, salaried and temporary through December 31, 2015. Individuals interested in applying or seeking additional information should send their resume and cover letter to northcarolina@progressiveorganizingsolutions.com with “North Carolina Field Organizer” in the subject line. Apply by June 11.

Progressive Organizing Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.

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Field Organizer @ Progressive Organizing SolutionsThu, 21 May 15 14:48:38 -0400http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5644http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5644Organization Name: Progressive Organizing Solutions
Location: Iowa View Google Map
Job Post Date: 21 May 2015
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

Progressive Organizing Solutions is Hiring Field Organizers in Iowa!

Progressive Organizing Solutions is hiring in Iowa for a large-scale membership mobilization and issue advocacy campaign it is conducting on behalf of the League of Conservation Voters (LCV). Progressive Organizing Solutions will be hiring field organizers to recruit and train environmental activists in Iowa City and Des Moines.

Progressive Organizing Solutions is seeking enthusiastic field organizers in Iowa to execute a volunteer organizing and issue advocacy campaign to engage LCV members as volunteers and activists in environmental issue advocacy, earned media and grassroots lobbying activities. Issue focuses will be on building support for reducing carbon emissions, encouraging executive action to clean up coal fired power plants and raising awareness about the need to address global warming. Successful candidates must have at least one year of community, issue, labor, or political organizing, excellent communication and organizational skills, strong written and oral communication skills and must work well in a team. The position requires extensive volunteer recruitment, training and management, reliable transportation and a willingness to work evening and Saturday hours.

Field organizer positions are full-time, salaried and temporary through December 31, 2015. Individuals interested in applying or seeking additional information should send their resume and cover letter to iowa@progressiveorganizingsolutions.com with “Iowa Field Organizer” in the subject line. Apply by June 11th.

Progressive Organizing Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.

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Call Center Manager @ TelefundMon, 18 May 15 16:51:44 -0400http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5643http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5643Organization Name: Telefund
Website: www.telefund.com
Location: 5 Locations: Denver, CO (View Google Map); Santa Barbara, CA (View Google Map); Boston, MA (View Google Map); Los Angelas, CA (View Google Map); Austin, TX (View Google Map)
Job Post Date: 18 May 2015
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: Depending on Experience
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

The Call Center Director is bottomline responsible for meeting and exceeding the goals for fundraising and membership development for 40+ clients. The Director will recruit, train and manage a staff of 50-150 callers and raise millions of dollars a year for our client partners.

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)
Skills: Qualifications:

We’re looking for a goal-driven, analytical and politically-motivated candidate with a strong background in staff management. Candidates for this position should have a demonstrated ability to drive multiple priorities, build and develop a team, problem-solve, and meet and exceed goals. The position requires strong communication and motivational skills, work ethic, and a commitment to Telefund’s clients and public interest mission. 2-6 years of campaign experience, fundraising or project management is a plus.

Job Responsibilities:

• Meet and exceed office goals for the overall office as well as individual clients’ campaigns. The Director oversees as many as 20 campaigns simultaneously and raises over $5 million dollars over the course of the year.

• Build a team of top-notch callers by recruiting within the local community and motivating potential employees around our campaigns.

• Manage a staff of callers. Teach calling and fundraising skills. Work with your staff in individual and group settings, with a particular eye towards developing leaders. Cultivate a welcoming and motivating atmosphere.

• Maximize campaign performance by assessing calling metrics, monitoring callers and analyzing call lists to develop and implement a strategy to meet fundraisings goals.

• Fundraise alongside callers in order to work with staff on the phones and meet personal fundraising goals.

• Manage budgets and payroll. Coordinate logistics. Maintain personnel records.

Organization Description

Since 1988, Telefund’s mission has been to provide our clients with more bang for their buck than any other telephone fundraising option. Telefund has raised $330 million over the last 26 years across five call centers for some of the top progressive organizations, campaigns and charities in the country. Our past and current clients include American Civil Liberties Union, Amnesty International, ASPCA, the Democratic National Committee, Human Rights Campaign, League of Conservation Voters, the Sierra Club, Oxfam, Planned Parenthood and many others.

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National Recruitment Director @ Grassroots CampaignsMon, 18 May 15 16:40:15 -0400http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5502http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5502Organization Name: Grassroots Campaigns
Website: www.grassrootscampaigns.com
Location: Boston View Google Map
Job Post Date: 18 May 2015
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: Depending on experience, between $0 and $50,000 annualy.
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

Grassroots Campaigns, Inc has opportunities to expand into new states and new progressive campaigns. The National Recruitment Director ensures that we have the leadership staff needed to run more campaigns in new locations nationwide. Through developing and implementing the strategy and approach to recruiting new staff, the National Recruitment Director has the ability to exponentially increase the impact that we can have on local and national politics. Depending on the time of year, the Recruitment Director will manage 3-25 staff, who will work both remotely and locally, to meet weekly, monthly and yearly growth goals. The National Recruitment Director will allow us to meet our organizational goals of 50+ field offices. The National Recruitment Director will join our Senior Leadership team and report to our Managing Director.

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)
Skills: Qualifications: Three years management experience preferably in a campaign or project management context. Strong organizational and analytical skills. The National Recruitment Director needs to be hell bent on meeting big goals and engage the entire staff to focus on organizational expansion.


Duties & Responsibilities: 


-Guarantee we can meet organizational goals by hiring leadership staff for existing and expansion offices.
- Monitors, measures and reports on recruitment plans and achievements within agreed formats and time
 periods.

- Manages recruiting expenditures with an eye towards maximizing resources.
- Works with all levels of management to meet recruiting process needs.

- Creates, maintains and fosters relationship with local colleges and universities.

- Frequently attends meetings with managers to review recruiting plans and goals.

- Builds recruiting messages on various websites and social media outlets to allow capture of diverse
culture and ethnicity.

- Conducts interviews and evaluates potential candidates in person and over the telephone.

- Maintains inventory of recruiting materials at each office location; helps develop recruiting visuals and
 materials in conjunction with other departments.

- Coordinates career seminars, career fair involvement, and other recruiting based activities and events.

- Ensures there are strong systems for tracking recruiting data and statistics.

Organization Description

Grassroots Campaigns uses face-to-face outreach to rally average Americans behind issues like civil liberties, environmental protection, LGBT equality, poverty and social justice. Our firm partners with other political organizations to run their membership, fundraising and field organizing campaigns. From our early work with the DNC and MoveOn, to our more recent partnerships with the ACLU, Southern Poverty Law Center and Planned Parenthood, Grassroots Campaigns has become a prominent force for the progressive movement.

How to Apply

Get application details at Organizers for America

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