Organizers for America - Recent Job Postshttp://organizersforamerica.orgOrganizers for Americaen-usSun, 07 Feb 2016 07:45:02 -0500Sun, 07 Feb 2016 07:45:02 -0500Copyright 2016 Organizers for AmericaKing Cow Central RSS Feed Generator (kingcow.com)New York Organizer @ Families for Excellent SchoolsFri, 05 Feb 16 17:18:35 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5661http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=5661Organization Name: Families for Excellent Schools
Website: www.familiesforexcellentschools.org
Location: 10001 View Google Map
Job Post Date: 05 Feb 2016
Job Terms: Full Time

Job Description

As New York Organizer, you will be responsible for conducting outreach to families, developing and managing events, developing and supporting parent leaders and engaging with elected officials. The New York Organizer reports to the New York Organizing Director. If you are excited about being out of the office, love talking to people, and want to be involved in mission driven work, we happily invite to apply to join our team!

Qualifications

Skills: Responsibilities of the New York Organizer will include but are not limited to:

- Building powerful relationships with parents and community leaders.
- Supporting the development of leaders and activists.
- Training and supporting parents to lead meetings and other events
- Coordinating work with our school and community partners
- Managing outreach to families for events and hearings
- Managing data; submitting and analyzing organizing reports

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates should enjoy working in a dynamic, results-oriented environment in which expectations are high for both the quality and speed of work. In addition, they should have the following:

- Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience);
- Two years of organizing or campaign experience strongly preferred;
- Excellent interpersonal skills;
- Strong administrative and organizational skills, including an ability to manage and multi-task many projects;
- Strong problem solving skills;
- Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team;
- Excellent written and oral communications skills;
- Flexible schedule, including the ability to work late evenings and weekends, as needed;
- Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office; especially Outlook, Word and Excel;
- Demonstrated commitment to education, low income communities, and communities of color; prior knowledge of New York school system a plus;
- Spanish speakers strongly encouraged to apply.
- In keeping with the work, candidates must be able to travel and work on site frequently in New York, and work moderately irregular hours when needed.

PAY & PERKS

We provide competitive salaries and a full slate of benefits including health coverage, an FSA, a 401K plan with 5% matching and pre-tax commuter benefits. We have a generous vacation policy, and our office is shut down for a week at the end of the calendar year. Perks include a shiny new MacBook on your first day and open and collaborative office space at our offices in NYC, Boston, and New Haven.

Organization Description

At Families for Excellent Schools, our employees are passionate about their belief that all children should have access to great schools and education. We have diverse professional and personal backgrounds, and we don’t simply accept them - we celebrate them, we support them, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, organization and the communities with which we work. We are an active and energetic group, who like to roll up our sleeves and get things done, which reinforces our culture and organization's core values of Collaboration, Results, Grit, and Respect.

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National Activist Network Fellowship (6-month Contract) @ Greenpeace USAFri, 05 Feb 16 16:07:48 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6190http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6190Organization Name: Greenpeace USA
Website: careers-greenpeace.icims.com/jobs/1088/national-activist-network-fellowship-%286-month-contract%29/job
Location: washington, dc View Google Map
Job Post Date: 05 Feb 2016
Job Terms: Contract
Salary: $15 hourly

Job Description

Overview:
Greenpeace has built a National Activist Network to tackle the toughest problems facing our climate, oceans, forests, and communities. The Network activates thousands of Greenpeace supporters, to help coordinate and manage these supporters Greenpeace has built an online social networking platform called Greenpeace Greenwire. The Fellow will be at the heart of managing, coordinating and running this cutting-edge remote grassroots organizing platform.

Responsibilities:
The Fellow will inspire, activate, and train Greenpeace activists in Greenpeace Greenwire over the phone and in person to build a stronger National Activist Network and win Greenpeace campaigns. The best candidate for this position loves working with people, is goal oriented, driven, organized, a fast learner, enjoys training volunteers, and is comfortable using the phone and social network platforms. The National Activist Network team is dynamic and collaborative so additional responsibilities will be designated as needed.

Qualifications

Skills: Qualifications:
Enthusiasm for working with Greenpeace
Excellent communication skills
Previous phonebanking, canvassing, or volunteer organizing experience
Ability to inspire, recruit, and train activists in person, over the phone, and via online social networks
Preferred experience with mobilizing activists remotely via social networks and the phone
Proven ability to work hard, set and achieve goals, and prioritize tasks
Attention to detail
Ability to learn quickly, maintain focus, and hit goals in a fast-paced, ever changing campaign environment
Ability to work independently and in teams
Analytical and problem solving skills
Commitment to non-violent direct-action as a means of affecting change
Prior experience with activism and organizing is preferred, but not required
HTML coding experience is preferred, but not required

Organization Description

Greenpeace USA values a healthy work-life balance and has flexible, family-friendly employment policies. Our competitive benefits package for full-time employees includes medical, dental, and vision coverage with low contributions from staff. We have options for pre-tax flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care costs. Greenpeace employees enjoy generous 401K matching and time off for vacation, sick, personal, and parental leave. After five years, staff are eligible for a paid sabbatical. To encourage public transportation use and biking, we offer subsidies for staff who choose to bike or ride mass transit to work. Greenpeace is committed to the growth and development of staff and fostering a creative workplace culture. For more information, check out our benefits plan.

Commitment to Diversity:
Greenpeace welcomes and values diversity of people, cultural experiences and perspectives. Through our campaigning, we create solutions that promote environmental sustainability rooted in social justice. Our mission is to create a diverse and inclusive work environment that is a reflection of the global campaigns and missions that we champion.

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Hiring Grads to Direct LGBT Equality Campaign @ Fund for the Public InterestFri, 05 Feb 16 14:21:09 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6189http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6189Organization Name: Fund for the Public Interest
Website: fundforthepublicinterest.org/fundjobs2.html?utm_source=HRC%20ordered%20Ad%209%2F16&utm_medium=Online%20Ad&utm_campaign=Fund%20for%20the%20Public%20Interest?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=02-05-2016&utm_campaign=1574
Location: 5 Locations: Miami, FL (View Google Map); Denver, CO (View Google Map); Washington, DC (View Google Map); Chicago, IL (View Google Map); Atlanta, GA (View Google Map)
Job Post Date: 05 Feb 2016
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: Depending on experience, between $26,000 and $29,500 annualy.
Anticipated Start Date: 22 Feb 2016

Job Description

As a Citizen Outreach Director for the Fund, you run a campaign office on behalf of Human Rights Campaign to pass the Equality Act. The staff you supervise will educate citizens about the issues and get them involved in campaigns to win progressive change. In essence, your job is to build a team of committed activists who mobilize hundreds, even thousands of citizens to take action. You will give HRC the people power they need to win.

Qualifications

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

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Hiring: Citizen Outreach Directors- Build your Career in Environ @ Fund for the Public InterestFri, 05 Feb 16 14:18:02 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6188http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6188Organization Name: Fund for the Public Interest
Website: www.fundforthepublicinterest.org/fundjobs.html?utm_source=TPIN%20internal%20ordered%20Ad%209%2F16&utm_medium=Online%20Ad&utm_campaign=Fund%20for%20the%20Public%20Interest?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=02-05-2016&utm_campaign=1573
Location: 23 Locations: Boston, MA (View Google Map); Portland, OR (View Google Map); Minneapolis, MN (View Google Map); Chapel Hill, NC (View Google Map); Manhattan, NY (View Google Map); Washington, DC (View Google Map); Pittsburgh, PA (View Google Map); Berkeley, CA (View Google Map); San Diego, CA (View Google Map); New Brunswick, NJ (View Google Map); Philadelphia, PA (View Google Map); Chicago, IL (View Google Map); Madison, WI (View Google Map); Albuquerque, NM (View Google Map); Denver, CO (View Google Map); Los Angeles, CA (View Google Map); Eugene, OR (View Google Map); College Park, MD (View Google Map); Santa Barbara, CA (View Google Map); Austin, TX (View Google Map); St. Petersburg, FL (View Google Map); Phoenix, AZ (View Google Map); Concord, NH (View Google Map)
Job Post Date: 05 Feb 2016
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: 29 Feb 2016

Job Description

As the Assistant Director you help to run a canvass office on environmental campaigns to protect clean water and fight against global warming. You and the other directors are responsible for hiring, training, and managing a staff of up to 40 canvassers to educate the public, sign-up members, build visibility, raise money, and put grassroots pressure on decision makers.

Qualifications

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

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Writing Associate @ Public Interest GRFXFri, 05 Feb 16 14:11:59 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6187http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6187Organization Name: Public Interest GRFX
Website: publicinterestnetwork.org/page/pin/apply?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=02-05-2016&utm_campaign=1572
Location: Boston, MA View Google Map
Job Post Date: 05 Feb 2016
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: 22 Feb 2016

Job Description

We’re looking for a Writing Associate to help us tell the stories of our non-profit organizations and campaigns in ways that connect with people—intellectually, emotionally, politically—and motivate them to join the fight for a better world.

Our Writing Associate will tell these stories through many different channels, including newsletters, direct mail, educational brochures, canvassing materials, and more.

We're building a movement. And we want you to be one of its storytellers.

Qualifications

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

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Make A Difference on Issues You Care About as an Impact Organi @ ImpactFri, 05 Feb 16 14:08:47 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6186http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6186Organization Name: Impact
Website: www.weareimpact.org/apply.html?utm_source=OFA&utm_medium=02-05-2016&utm_campaign=1571
Location: 4 Locations: Austin, TX (View Google Map); Albuquerque, NM (View Google Map); Phoenix, AZ (View Google Map); New Brunswick, NJ (View Google Map)
Job Post Date: 05 Feb 2016
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: $25,000 annualy
Anticipated Start Date: 22 Feb 2016

Job Description

If you're interested in joining a team of passionate people to make an impact on issues like global warming, clean water, big money’s influence over our democracy and other issues that matter to our future, consider a job with Impact.

Impact is a nonprofit that runs action campaigns. We work in states where we can win positive change for our environment, our democracy and our future.

Our mission is to create the grassroots action, energy and power it takes to make an impact on issues that matter. We’re currently hiring 50 organizers in 25 states for Impact’s two-year program.

Qualifications

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

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Customer Service Intern @ Capital Good FundWed, 03 Feb 16 14:00:44 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6185http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6185Organization Name: Capital Good Fund
Website: capitalgoodfund.org
Location: Providence, RI View Google Map
Job Post Date: 03 Feb 2016
Job Terms: Intern

Job Description

About the Position:
The Customer Service Intern helps us ensure that customer inquiries are handled in a timely manner so that we can effectively serve hundreds of low-income families with loans and Financial Coaching. Moreover, by improving our customer service we make it less likely that low-income families will turn to predatory products such as payday loans, which charge an APR of 261%.

This is a phenomenal introduction into the world of customer service, the nonprofit sector, equitable financial services, and sales. We expect that the Customer Service Intern will acquire valuable skills that they can apply in their personal and professional lives.

Responsibilities:
- Answer incoming phone calls using Ring Central, our Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) phone system
- Pre-screen loan inquiries to determine program eligibility
- Answer online chat requests using Pure Chat, our web-based customer chat service
- Process documents submitted by loan applicants by reviewing them for completeness and attaching them to their application file
- Provide answers for questions about loan products, coaching services, and program eligibility

Qualifications

Skills: About You:
We are looking for exceptional people. Good Fund Interns are passionate, motivated and committed to using financial services to transform the lives of people living in poverty.

Required Background or Experience
• Bi-lingual

Preferred background or experience
• Experience working with low-income communities
• Attention to detail
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Customer service experience

Training
The Customer Service Intern will receive extensive training on all of Good Fund’s systems and procedures, as well as on Good Fund’s products and services.

This is an Intern position that requires a commitment of at least five hours per week for at least six months.

Organization Description

About Capital Good Fund:
Capital Good Fund (Good Fund) is a social change organization whose mission is to provide equitable financial services that create pathways out of poverty. As a non-profit, certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), we offer low-income families one-on-one Financial & Health Coaching and personal loans of up to $13,500. Since our founding in 2009 we have made 1,025 loans for a total of $1,087,913 in funds disbursed with a 90% repayment rate. In addition to our transformative lending program, we have empowered nearly 1,000 families to build critical financial skills and take control of their finances thanks to our Financial and Health Coaching. We have seen phenomenal, life-changing outcomes thanks to our products and services, such as 65% of clients increasing their FICO score, 50% becoming food secure, 25% gaining access to primary care, 40% reducing their debt, and 33% bolstering household income.

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State Program Coordinator (Denver, Cincinnati, Columbus, Boston) @ Students for Education ReformMon, 01 Feb 16 15:33:18 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6184http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6184Organization Name: Students for Education Reform
Job Post Date: 01 Feb 2016
Job Terms: Full Time

Job Description

Multiple Locations: Denver, CO; Columbus, OH; Cincinnati, OH; Boston, MA

GENERAL SUMMARY
The State Program Coordinator will work directly with student organizers to build and support a strong campus based movement for education reform. The State Program Coordinator builds systems and structures that support member action to end educational inequity through public action, grassroots lobbying, and media action. The State Program Coordinator is heavily oriented towards the identification and development of student leadership and will work with the State Managing or Executive Director to build capacity and infrastructure within the coalition to lead harder-hitting campaigns that create change for kids in local schools. The State Program Coordinator also manages all aspects of SFER’s summer program in a given site, including directing a robust voter contact program, delivering organizer training and managing SFER Action Network Organizing Fellows. They are culture warriors who ensure a positive experience for all Organizing Fellows.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
SFER State Program Management
• Identify, recruit, train and support new and existing students to become active
members of SFER, with a focus on starting and building new chapters and
building new chapters
• Provide ongoing organizing training and coaching to student leaders
• Empower students to plan, lead and execute grassroots organizing and lobbying
activities, including rallies, lobby days, legislator meetings, letter writing
campaigns, and earned media pushes
• Serve as member of the national team to lead in SFER’s first cohort of full-time
field organizers
• Responsible for chapters’ ability to meet national membership expectations
• Develop and manage initiatives that build structure for training and campaign
efforts
• Work with local staff to produce state-level student organizing and policy
advocacy strategy in conjunction with student leaders and partner policy advocacy
groups
• Track chapter and coalition health through data management systems


 SFER Action Network Organizing Fellowship
Partner with SFER Action Network National Team and local strategists to
• Design, organize and deliver a community organizing and canvassing training
program, metrics and manage its execution
• Design and/or implement an effective voter contact strategy
• Direct a robust voter outreach program and effectively execute the associated
managerial tasks (setting goals, analyzing data, managing staff, nightly reports,
sharing out information with Organizing Fellows etc.) and supporting Organizing
Fellows to take ownership of these tasks over time

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)
Skills: • Bachelor’s degree required
• At least one year of management experience
• One cycle of electoral and issue organizing experience preferred but not required
• Grassroots organizing or campaign experience strongly preferred
• Willingness to learn and gain fundraising experience
• Working knowledge of voter databases preferred
• Experience in an education policy or other issue advocacy environment a plus
• Passion and talent for community organizing and social justice work; outstanding
relationship-building skills
• Collaborative work ethic and ability to work along lines of difference
• Entrepreneurial spirit and ability to work autonomously as part of an innovative
team
• Strong strategic thinking skills and politically savvy
• Appreciation and desire to build strong coalition with deep knowledge of and/or
personal experience in the local public schools
• Ability to manage a nontraditional work schedule that includes some evening and
weekend events
• Access to a car, and a valid driver’s license

Organization Description

Students for Education Reform (SFER) develops college students into grassroots organizers who fight for educational justice in their communities. SFER is a student movement that champions educational equity for all children, regardless of race or background.

Why work for SFER? We approach this work with the audacity of believing that students have the power to change the education system and the humility to recognize that thousands have come before us in this fight and that change takes time. We work with urgency, passion, and—most importantly—a lot of joy. We are looking for talented, passionate student leaders to join our first cohort of full-time field organizers to continue the local fight for educational equality.

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State Program Director (Denver, Cincinnati, Columbus, Boston) @ Students for Education ReformMon, 01 Feb 16 15:27:53 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6183http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6183Organization Name: Students for Education Reform
Job Post Date: 01 Feb 2016
Job Terms: Full Time

Job Description

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS: Denver, CO; Columbus, OH; Cincinnati, OH; Boston, MA

GENERAL SUMMARY
The State Program Director will work directly with student organizers, recruiting a network of local SFER chapters, providing training and coaching on organizing skills to chapter leaders, and developing a student-led strategy for policy and political change. The State Program Director must be able to build a diverse, thriving membership base; build relationships with legislators, community leaders, partner organizations and local donors; build the capacity of the local SFER membership base to take action; and organize students to take action to end educational inequity through public actions, grassroots lobbying, and media action. The State Program Director also manages all aspects of SFER’s summer program in a given site, including directing a robust voter contact program, delivering organizer training and managing SFER Action Network Organizing Fellows. They are culture warriors who ensure a positive experience for all Organizing Fellows.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
SFER State Program Management
● Identify, recruit, train and support new and existing students to become active
members of SFER
● Provide ongoing organizing training and coaching to student leaders
● Empower students to plan, lead and execute grassroots organizing and lobbying
activities, including rallies, lobby days, legislator meetings, letter writing
campaigns, and earned media pushes
● Act as a key player on the national team to lead in SFER’s first cohort of full-time
field organizers
● Reinforcing membership expectations at the chapter and coalition level
● Develop and manage initiatives that build structure for training and campaign
efforts
● Work with local staff to produce state-level student organizing and policy
advocacy strategy in conjunction with student leaders and partner policy advocacy
groups
● Lead coalition through 2-3 issue campaigns each year in line with larger policy and
electoral strategy
● Develop and support both breadth of numbers and depth of quality among student leaders to create a sustainable local organization
● Build and manage relationships with a diverse group of state stakeholders,
including local education advocacy groups, education non-profits, universities,
media outlets, legislators, and community organizations
● Fundraise 10-30% of local budget with support from the development team
● Develop state-level student organizing and policy advocacy strategy for the next
1-3 years in conjunction with student leaders and partner policy advocacy groups

SFER Action Network Organizing Fellowship
● Design, organize and deliver a community organizing and canvassing training
program, metrics and manage its execution
● Work with SFER Action Network Field Specialist and local strategists to design
and/or implement an effective voter contact strategy
● Direct a robust voter outreach program and effectively execute the associated
managerial tasks (setting goals, analyzing data, managing staff, nightly reports,
sharing out information with Organizing Fellows etc.) and supporting Organizing
Fellows to take ownership of these tasks over time

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)
Skills: QUALIFICATIONS
● Bachelor’s degree required
● 3-5 years of management experience
● Demonstrated grassroots organizing or campaign experience
● 1-2 cycles of electoral experience required; Regional Field Director level
experience or higher preferred
● One year of issue organizing experience
● Knowledge and demonstrated experience in fundraising
● Working knowledge of voter databases required
● Experience in an education policy or other issue advocacy environment a plus
● Passion and talent for community organizing and social justice work; outstanding
relationship-building skills
● Collaborative work ethic and ability to work along lines of difference
● Entrepreneurial spirit and ability to work autonomously as part of an innovative
team
● Strong strategic thinking skills and politically savvy
● Appreciation and desire to build strong coalition with deep knowledge of and/or
personal experience in the local public schools

Organization Description

Students for Education Reform (SFER) develops college students into grassroots organizers who fight for educational justice in their communities. SFER is a student movement that champions educational equity for all children, regardless of race or background.

Why work for SFER? While the work is hard, we approach it with the audacity of believing that students have the power to change the education system and the humility to know it takes time and that thousands have come before us in this fight. We work with urgency, passion, and — most importantly — a lot of joy. We are looking for talented, passionate individuals to join our team and work with us to continue the fight for educational equality.

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Director, Regional Strategic Partnerships @ Leadership for Educational EquitySat, 30 Jan 16 23:08:34 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6182http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6182Organization Name: Leadership for Educational Equity
Website: educationalequity.org
Job Post Date: 30 Jan 2016
Job Terms: Full Time

Job Description

Position Summary
The Director of Regional Partnerships for the Policy & Advocacy Team works with and supports LEE members to influence the development and implementation of education policies by identifying high-impact professional opportunities and coaching members in their pursuit of those roles. The Director will cultivate relationships and partnerships with a portfolio of assigned regional entities and policy organizations. They are responsible for developing policy partnerships; and executing on a strategy to create high quality professional coaching and sourcing. The Director advises and reports to the Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Cultivating strategic partnerships in a region of the country that may include more than one state, leading to significant increase in recognition of LEE as a top of mind source of well-prepared policy talent
Proactively identifying impactful opportunities for members – including policy and advocacy jobs, high-impact fellowships and other leaderships development opportunities within the region(s) the incumbent is charged with
Coaching members in their pursuit of impactful roles
Managing communications among a large number of stakeholders and LEE staff
Implementing significant job-shadowing, mentorship and networking opportunities for members to advance their leadership skills


Position Location
2 Roles Available

One role responsible for a portfolio of western regions
One role responsible for a portfolio of south and southeastern regions

Travel requirement
40%

Responsibilities:

Identifying and cultivating opportunities for LEE members pursuing careers in policy
Creating and executing strategies to support members seeking policy roles
Executing on a strategy to maintain integrity of data that measures the Policy team’s impact on members’ career advancement.
Work with the Senior Director to implement a strategy to analyze and seek policy opportunities for members in various regions
Building relationships with high-priority external policy fellowships to increase the number of members interested in and accepted into each program
Create and execute a coaching strategy to support members interested in careers in education policy to create concrete next steps for each member
Collaborate with the Strategic Partnerships team coordinator to execute a strategy to maintain integrity of data that measures the Policy team’s impact on members’ career advancement.
Organize and execute networking events and career-focused panel discussions for members in the Policy Leadership pipeline

Benefits and Salary
Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.

An Equal-Opportunity Employer with a Commitment to Diversity
Leadership for Educational Equity is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and as an organization committed to diversity and the perspective of all voices, we consider applicants equally of race, gender, color, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability, political affiliation and national origin. We reasonably accommodate staff members and/or applicants with disabilities, provided they are otherwise able to perform the essential functions of the job.

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)
Experience: At least 5 years
Skills: Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred
At least 5 years of experience in state or federal policy development within a legislative, executive or advocacy organization preferred
Demonstrates an in depth knowledge of education policy organization landscapes (legislative, executive, or advocacy) in various regions
Demonstrated familiarity with various pathways to high level policy roles in various education policy organizations and the understanding of necessary competencies/experiences to advance in a policy career
Experience and confidence in cultivating relationships with high-impact policy and advocacy leaders
Highly organized - able to handle multiple and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work independently and function effectively in a team environment (virtually and in –person)
Flexible and committed to continuous learning
Deep passion for educational equity and belief in LEE’s theory of change
Comfortable working in geographically dispersed organization setting
Ability to work flexible hours with occasional weekends and evenings

Organization Description

About Leadership for Educational Equity
Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan leadership development organization dedicated to developing its members' leadership potential to ensure that every child has the opportunity to receive an outstanding education.

Our kids and communities need more leaders who believe that educational inequity is a solvable problem. We believe that when our members are organized and reach positions of leadership, they'll serve as a transformative force for students, communities and the broader movement for educational equity.

LEE is a diverse team of passionate and talented individuals who are committed to making a difference. We are a high-growth, results-oriented organization that operates in an entrepreneurial environment and we are committed to deep investment in continuous improvement. If you would like to become part of our team and join the fight for educational equity, or if you would simply like to learn more about what we do, please visit https://educationalequity.org.

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