Organizers for America - Recent Job Postshttp://organizersforamerica.orgOrganizers for Americaen-usThu, 18 Dec 2014 05:26:03 -0500Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:26:03 -0500Copyright 2014 Organizers for AmericaKing Cow Central RSS Feed Generator (kingcow.com)Central Alabama Regional Organizer @ Alabama Coalition for Immigrant JusticeWed, 17 Dec 14 15:18:45 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5359http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5359Organization Name: Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice
Website: www.acij.net
Location: Birmingham, AL View Google Map
Job Post Date: 17 Dec 2014
Job Terms: Full Time

Job Description

ACIJ is seeking a full-time Organizer to lead community organizing within immigrant communities in Central Alabama. The Organizer will work with a team of organizers and community leaders statewide to develop campaigns, build leadership and increase capacity among grassroots immigrant communities. The Organizer will build relationships and actively engage ally communities in campaigns and movement building efforts. The Organizer will work closely with other ACIJ Committees and report to the Executive Director.

Core responsibilities include:
• Work with the ACIJ Organizers, Leadership Council, Executive Director and Steering Committee to develop the statewide organizing strategy and work plan.
• Run campaigns, conduct education events, civic engagement and leadership development activities
• Support coordination and organizing efforts of grassroots Leadership Council
• Develop and strengthen the network of grassroots leaders and facilitate the building of lasting relationships between immigrant communities, allies and elected officials
• Create opportunities for grassroots membership to help define priorities and direction for carrying out ACIJ’s mission
• Maintain frequent communication with Executive Director to coordinate and inform of organizing work and progress
• Submit organizing reports to Executive Director and Steering Committee via e-mail
• Other responsibilities as determined by the Executive Director

Health and Dentil Insurance provided.

Qualifications

Skills: • Strong commitment to ACIJ’s goals of building a powerful justice movement for immigrants in Alabama
• Understanding of the issues and policies that affect immigrants, especially in Alabama
• Has experience building strong relationships with affected immigrant communities and leaders
• Has community organizing experience (direct action, political organizing or campaign experience)
• Strong skills in building alliances between diverse communities
• Ability to build consensus among diverse interests; strong interpersonal, communication, and team-building skills
• Ability to prioritize and be accountable to work plans with limited supervision and incorporate direct feedback
• Willingness to travel and work flexible hours, including frequent evenings and weekends; full-time access to reliable transportation with a minimum of liability insurance coverage.
• Written and verbal bilingual (English-Spanish) communication skills

Organization Description

The Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice (ACIJ) is a network of individuals and organizations working for the rights and dignity of all people by cultivating just policies, encouraging grassroots leadership and participation, building alliances, and amplifying the voices and contributions of immigrants in Alabama.

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Online Communications Coordinator @ Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of AmericaTue, 16 Dec 14 15:34:01 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5358http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5358Organization Name: Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
Website: www.iava.org/career
Location: New York View Google Map
Job Post Date: 16 Dec 2014
Job Terms: Full Time

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists at Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), the leading nonprofit dedicated to serving our nation’s heroes and their families. IAVA is seeking an ambitious professional to manage, grow and engage our 300,000 veterans and supporters.

Reporting to the Communications Director, the Online Communications Coordinator will have the opportunity to develop content, advise on campaign strategy and train IAVA staff in best practices around online communications. The Online Communications Coordinator will be located in IAVA’s national headquarters in New York City.

The ideal candidate will be an energetic self-starter, as well as:

Possess excellent written and oral communication skills;
Have the ability to work both independently and as a team player;
Demonstrate a creative and entrepreneurial spirit;
Demonstrate innovative, forward thinking;
Have interest in and/or experience with driving social change and social movements;
Have a positive attitude and great sense of humor; and
A commitment to IAVA’s mission and programs.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
The Online Communications Coordinator will provide support for planning, developing and analyzing of email and online communications for IAVA. Managing our list of over 300,000 veterans and supporters, the Online Communications Coordinator’s primary goals will be to grow our email list and deepen our email engagement with members and supporters. This person will work with staff across the organization to ensure accurate, effective and nimble online outreach. S/he will also be expected to contribute data analysis and thought leadership to the Engagement Team’s efforts to raise awareness, inspire action and build a two-way conversation with our members and the public. The Online Communications Coordinator will play an important role in shaping our annual email campaigns, as well as promoting programs, sharing news alerts and raising funds at critical moments.

With guidance from the Communications Director, lead email content development according to industry best practices and IAVA analytics
Understand and utilize email metrics to evolve strategies and maximize impact of IAVA’s online communications work and goals
Identify advocacy and promotional content opportunities
Execute online email campaigns via Salesforce, ExactTarget and Predictive AM
Provide project management for key email campaigns and their content
Identify areas for improving processes and implementing systems to enhance our email analytics data base, efficient workflow and staff access to data
Present analytics to colleagues and leadership to inform communications strategy and decision making; train staff to understand and apply data findings in all content development
Organize and frame data findings, as well as make recommendations on potential organizational strategy and innovations, based upon email analytics

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)
Experience: At least 3 years
Skills: The Online Communications Coordinator must be a great communicator with excellent organizational and data analysis skills, and the following characteristics and experience:

BA degree with coursework related to advocacy, communications, marketing or data analysis
1-2 years of experience in the field of online campaigning, communications or marketing
Experience with our Constituent Relationship Manager, Salesforce
Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills – both talking and listening are critically important to success in this role
Ability to engage staff collaboratively at all levels of the organization
Excellent writing and presentation skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Able to develop plans with clear goals, roles, timeline, metrics and budget estimates
Comfort working in a fast-paced environment that demands rapid content development
Basic HTML/CSS/JS skills (including HTML5 and CSS3)

Organization Description

Founded in 2004 by an Iraq veteran at a time when there were little to no resources available for post-9/11 vets, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) has quickly become the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization representing new veterans and their families.

Now, with nearly 300,000 veterans and civilian supporters nationwide, IAVA is the only 21st Century veterans’ service organization (VSO) dedicated to standing with the 2.8 million veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan from their first day home through the rest of their lives.

Over the last decade, IAVA has become the leading advocate for its community. It pioneered historic changes, like the Post-9/11 GI Bill, VA funding reforms, the VOW to Hire Heroes Act, and more. IAVA is now leading the charge on combating veteran suicide, improving support for female veterans, ending the VA disability claims backlog, and defending veterans’ education benefits.

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Research and Policy Associate @ East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable EconomyMon, 15 Dec 14 16:45:26 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5357http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5357Organization Name: East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy
Website: workingeastbay.org
Location: 1814 Franklin Street #325 Oakland, CA 94612 View Google Map
Job Post Date: 15 Dec 2014
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: Depending on experience, between $35,000 and $45,000 annualy.

Job Description

Position summary:
The Research and Policy Associate provides strategic research and analysis to the organization’s comprehensive jobs and economic justice campaigns in Oakland and the East Bay. The work of the Research and Policy Associate includes both qualitative and quantitative research to reframe the debate and help move campaigns forward. The Research and Policy Associate will participate in EBASE campaign and policy development and implementation. The Research and Policy Associate reports to the Revive Oakland Campaign Director.

Campaign research and policy development
Specific tasks vary depending on the needs of the campaign, but likely require the Associate to:
•In coordination with the campaign team, develop a research plan and timeline to support the goals of the campaign
•Track the agendas, meetings, and legislation of government agencies as related to EBASE’s campaigns. Track the current debates about particular issues and policy solutions, such as living wages, local hire policies, or other labor standards
•Conduct web and media searches to identify applicable solutions
• Gather and assess best-practice policies and programs for application to campaigns, Interview advocates and organizers to understand on-the-ground application of policy solutions
•Industry and corporate research
•Identifying and answering research questions that enable EBASE to assess potential new campaigns

Data collection, analysis, and reports
The Research and Policy Associate utilizes data and research to reframe the debate about our local and regional economy, and integrate the research component into EBASE’s comprehensive campaigns. Depending on the campaign or project, the Research and Policy Associate may be involved in:
•Identifying relevant data sources for a particular research project
•Analyzing data from the U.S. Census Bureau on poverty, income, and employment, or the California Employment Development Department on wages, workers, and employers
•Supporting organizers in developing, conducting, and analyzing worker and resident surveys
•Writing research briefs and policy papers that illustrate the meaning of the data to a variety of audiences

Coalition Building and Public Speaking
•Summarizing key findings to the campaign team and coalition partners through memos and presentations.
•Being a spokesperson to the media and other public audiences on the main findings of the report.
•Making presentations to staff, board members, coalition partners, allies, and decision makers on the data and conclusions.
•Representing EBASE at meetings with allies and supporters, coordinating and attending actions, and supporting the work of the campaign and the organization as a whole.

Required experience and qualifications
•2-3 years of prior research work experience
•Demonstrated commitment to worker and resident organizing, economic justice, and social justice movements
•Experience as a researcher in the public sector, labor movement, or other social, economic or racial justice movements
•Strong verbal communication skills and experience making presentations to multiple audiences, including testimonies to government agencies and/or trainings to community organizations
•Strong writing skills for a policy-making audience
•Ability to work well in a team and take initiative
•Detail-oriented and accountable to both team goals and individual workplan goals
•Experience and comfort working in multi-cultural, multi-racial, multi-lingual settings with a diverse set of organizations
•Proficiency in basic qualitative research skills including web and media searches and interviews
•Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel to execute complex formulas and to create illustrative graphs and charts
•Tenacity in performing investigative research, including identifying and pursuing interviews with key public agency staff and stakeholders

Qualifications

Experience: At least 3 years
Skills: Required experience and qualifications
•2-3 years of prior research work experience
•Demonstrated commitment to worker and resident organizing, economic justice, and social justice movements
•Experience as a researcher in the public sector, labor movement, or other social, economic or racial justice movements
• Strong verbal communication skills and experience making presentations to multiple audiences, including testimonies to government agencies and/or trainings to community organizations
•Strong writing skills for a policy-making audience
•Ability to work well in a team and take initiative
•Detail-oriented and accountable to both team goals and individual workplan goals
• Experience and comfort working in multi-cultural, multi-racial, multi-lingual settings with a diverse set of organizations
•Proficiency in basic qualitative research skills including web and media searches and interviews
•Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel to execute complex formulas and to create illustrative graphs and charts
•Tenacity in performing investigative research, including identifying and pursuing interviews with key public agency staff and stakeholders

Preferred qualifications
•Masters degree in public policy, urban planning, or similar program or equivalent experience
•Direct experience working in low-income, immigrant, and communities of color
•Experience in local government policymaking, budgeting, local hire, living wage, or workforce development
•Familiarity with data analysis programs such as SAS, GIS, or IMPLAN is a plus, but not required.

Organization Description

The East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE) advances economic, racial, and social justice by building a just economy in the East Bay based on good jobs and healthy communities. We address the root causes of economic injustice by developing strategic alliance among community, faith, and labor to build power and create change with low-income workers and communities of color.

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Organize College Students in Oregon for Change @ Student PIRGsFri, 12 Dec 14 13:32:33 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5356http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5356Organization Name: Student PIRGs
Website: jobs.studentpirgs.org/apply.html?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=12-12-2014&utm_campaign=1137
Location: 2 Locations: Birmingham, AL (View Google Map); Miami, FL (View Google Map)
Job Post Date: 12 Dec 2014
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: 17 Aug 2015

Job Description

The Student PIRGs are hiring Campus Organizers to lead and train the next generation of American activists.

As a Campus Organizer with the Student PIRGs, you'll recruit and train college students to take on pressing social problems outside the classroom. And by training students on the basics of organizing and activism, we don’t merely give them the ability to make change now—we give them the skills to be activists for life.

The problems we face today are as urgent as ever: the temperature of the planet is increasing at an alarming rate; our elections are awash with corporate cash; and hunger and homelessness are a fact of life for millions.

As a Student PIRG Campus Organizer, you’ll get students involved—and train them to run campaigns that make an impact in the community, in the state capitol, in Congress, at the White House, or wherever it will make a difference.

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)
Experience: No experience

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Organize College Students in Oregon for Change @ Student PIRGsFri, 12 Dec 14 13:29:28 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5355http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5355Organization Name: Student PIRGs
Website: jobs.studentpirgs.org/apply.html?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=12-12-2014&utm_campaign=1137
Location: 3 Locations: Albuquerque, NM (View Google Map); St Louis, MO (View Google Map); Columbus, OH (View Google Map)
Job Post Date: 12 Dec 2014
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: 17 Aug 2015

Job Description

The Student PIRGs are hiring Campus Organizers to lead and train the next generation of American activists.

As a Campus Organizer with the Student PIRGs, you'll recruit and train college students to take on pressing social problems outside the classroom. And by training students on the basics of organizing and activism, we don’t merely give them the ability to make change now—we give them the skills to be activists for life.

The problems we face today are as urgent as ever: the temperature of the planet is increasing at an alarming rate; our elections are awash with corporate cash; and hunger and homelessness are a fact of life for millions.

As a Student PIRG Campus Organizer, you’ll get students involved—and train them to run campaigns that make an impact in the community, in the state capitol, in Congress, at the White House, or wherever it will make a difference.

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)
Experience: No experience

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Organize College Students in Oregon for Change @ Student PIRGsFri, 12 Dec 14 13:25:52 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5354http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5354Organization Name: Student PIRGs
Website: jobs.studentpirgs.org/apply.html?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=12-12-2014&utm_campaign=1137
Location: 5 Locations: Pittsburgh, PA (View Google Map); Hartford, CT (View Google Map); Providence, RI (View Google Map); Oakland, CA (View Google Map); Phoenix, AZ (View Google Map)
Job Post Date: 12 Dec 2014
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: 17 Aug 2015

Job Description

The Student PIRGs are hiring Campus Organizers to lead and train the next generation of American activists.

As a Campus Organizer with the Student PIRGs, you'll recruit and train college students to take on pressing social problems outside the classroom. And by training students on the basics of organizing and activism, we don’t merely give them the ability to make change now—we give them the skills to be activists for life.

The problems we face today are as urgent as ever: the temperature of the planet is increasing at an alarming rate; our elections are awash with corporate cash; and hunger and homelessness are a fact of life for millions.

As a Student PIRG Campus Organizer, you’ll get students involved—and train them to run campaigns that make an impact in the community, in the state capitol, in Congress, at the White House, or wherever it will make a difference.

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)
Experience: No experience

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Organize College Students in Oregon for Change @ Student PIRGsFri, 12 Dec 14 13:21:25 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5353http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5353Organization Name: Student PIRGs
Website: jobs.studentpirgs.org/apply.html?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=12-12-2014&utm_campaign=1137
Location: 6 Locations: Ann Arbor, MI (View Google Map); Baltimore, MD (View Google Map); Jackson, MS (View Google Map); Lawrence, KS (View Google Map); Burlington, VT (View Google Map); Newark, NJ (View Google Map)
Job Post Date: 12 Dec 2014
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: 17 Aug 2015

Job Description

The Student PIRGs are hiring Campus Organizers to lead and train the next generation of American activists.

As a Campus Organizer with the Student PIRGs, you'll recruit and train college students to take on pressing social problems outside the classroom. And by training students on the basics of organizing and activism, we don’t merely give them the ability to make change now—we give them the skills to be activists for life.

The problems we face today are as urgent as ever: the temperature of the planet is increasing at an alarming rate; our elections are awash with corporate cash; and hunger and homelessness are a fact of life for millions.

As a Student PIRG Campus Organizer, you’ll get students involved—and train them to run campaigns that make an impact in the community, in the state capitol, in Congress, at the White House, or wherever it will make a difference.

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)
Experience: No experience

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Organize College Students in Oregon for Change @ Student PIRGsFri, 12 Dec 14 13:17:21 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5352http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5352Organization Name: Student PIRGs
Website: jobs.studentpirgs.org/apply.html?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=12-12-2014&utm_campaign=1137
Location: 7 Locations: New Haven, CT (View Google Map); Houston, TX (View Google Map); Portland, ME (View Google Map); San Diego, CA (View Google Map); Ithaca, NY (View Google Map); Nashville, TN (View Google Map); Pomona, CA (View Google Map)
Job Post Date: 12 Dec 2014
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: 17 Aug 2015

Job Description

The Student PIRGs are hiring Campus Organizers to lead and train the next generation of American activists.

As a Campus Organizer with the Student PIRGs, you'll recruit and train college students to take on pressing social problems outside the classroom. And by training students on the basics of organizing and activism, we don’t merely give them the ability to make change now—we give them the skills to be activists for life.

The problems we face today are as urgent as ever: the temperature of the planet is increasing at an alarming rate; our elections are awash with corporate cash; and hunger and homelessness are a fact of life for millions.

As a Student PIRG Campus Organizer, you’ll get students involved—and train them to run campaigns that make an impact in the community, in the state capitol, in Congress, at the White House, or wherever it will make a difference.

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)
Experience: No experience

How to Apply

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Organize College Students in Oregon for Change @ Student PIRGsFri, 12 Dec 14 11:53:14 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5351http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5351Organization Name: Student PIRGs
Website: jobs.studentpirgs.org/apply.html?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=12-12-2014&utm_campaign=1137
Location: 9 Locations: Portland, OR (View Google Map); Los Angeles, CA (View Google Map); Atlanta, GA (View Google Map); Raleigh, NC (View Google Map); New Orleans, LA (View Google Map); Minneapolis, MN (View Google Map); Madison, WI (View Google Map); Philadelphia, PA (View Google Map); Boulder, CO (View Google Map)
Job Post Date: 12 Dec 2014
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: 17 Aug 2015

Job Description

The Student PIRGs are hiring Campus Organizers to lead and train the next generation of American activists.

As a Campus Organizer with the Student PIRGs, you'll recruit and train college students to take on pressing social problems outside the classroom. And by training students on the basics of organizing and activism, we don’t merely give them the ability to make change now—we give them the skills to be activists for life.

The problems we face today are as urgent as ever: the temperature of the planet is increasing at an alarming rate; our elections are awash with corporate cash; and hunger and homelessness are a fact of life for millions.

As a Student PIRG Campus Organizer, you’ll get students involved—and train them to run campaigns that make an impact in the community, in the state capitol, in Congress, at the White House, or wherever it will make a difference.

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)
Experience: No experience

How to Apply

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Organize College Students in Oregon for Change @ Student PIRGsFri, 12 Dec 14 11:48:27 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5350http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5350Organization Name: Student PIRGs
Website: jobs.studentpirgs.org/apply.html?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=12-12-2014&utm_campaign=1137
Location: 10 Locations: Washington, DC (View Google Map); Boston, MA (View Google Map); Chicago, IL (View Google Map); Seattle, WA (View Google Map); Bay Area, CA (View Google Map); San Francisco, CA (View Google Map); Austin, TX (View Google Map); Denver, CO (View Google Map); New York, NY (View Google Map); Eugene, OR (View Google Map)
Job Post Date: 12 Dec 2014
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: 17 Aug 2015

Job Description

The Student PIRGs are hiring Campus Organizers to lead and train the next generation of American activists.

As a Campus Organizer with the Student PIRGs, you'll recruit and train college students to take on pressing social problems outside the classroom. And by training students on the basics of organizing and activism, we don’t merely give them the ability to make change now—we give them the skills to be activists for life.

The problems we face today are as urgent as ever: the temperature of the planet is increasing at an alarming rate; our elections are awash with corporate cash; and hunger and homelessness are a fact of life for millions.

As a Student PIRG Campus Organizer, you’ll get students involved—and train them to run campaigns that make an impact in the community, in the state capitol, in Congress, at the White House, or wherever it will make a difference.

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)
Experience: No experience

How to Apply

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