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Rural Organizer
Wisconsin Farmers Union
We don’t have the posting up yet, but will in a few weeks - if you’re open to issue-based organizing in rural WI, watch for the post in the next week!
Link: https://www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com/employment
Veteran Community Organizer
Common Defense
Common Defense (CD) seeks an experienced Veterans Community Organizer (VCO) to grow our base building efforts and recruit leaders into our Veterans for Democracy campaign work. In keeping with Common Defense’s values of equity, justice, progress, and power, the VCO will execute the duties of their role to create local/state level partnerships, coalition partnerships and networks that support our mission.
Link: https://www.idealist.org/en/nonprofit-job/6421dc0b50b04380b88e2eb9b676ff65-veterans-community-organizer-common-defense-houston?utm_campaign=visitorshare&utm_medium=social&utm_source=copy
Deputy Director of People and Administration
Citizen Action of New York
please see the link to job pisting here: https://nexusmanagement.bamboohr.com/careers/223

We are looking for a number 2 in this statewide organization who is politically strategic and has experience in managing senior leadership. This person would be responsible for the business side of social justice but would not be isolated from the business of buolding power to create transformational change.

We will need someone with HR experience who is labor friendly and a systems thinker.
Link: https://nexusmanagement.bamboohr.com/careers/223
Training Director
Citizen Action of New York
We are looking for someone who could travel across NY and work with our 7 regions training our staff and doing some shoulder to shoulder work with them in order to strengthen their organizing chops.

Please see the link to view the full job description: https://nexusmanagement.bamboohr.com/careers/222
Link: https://nexusmanagement.bamboohr.com/careers/222
Producer
Curious Communications (d.b.a. The Laura Flanders Show

Experienced producer wanted for a nationally syndicated public affairs program on public TV and radio.
The Show:
The Laura Flanders Show brings in-depth discussion about racial, gender, economic, and environmental justice to national public television and radio every week. Hosted by award-winning social movement reporter and queer feminist author Laura Flanders, the show features in-studio interviews with forward thinking people —from AOC to Xiuhtezcatl to Mariame Kaba to Laverne Cox—and field reporting on cutting-edge topics. Now entering season three on public television, the LF Show airs on close to 300 PBS stations including in every major US media market. It is non commercial and advertising free. The organization also produces a nationally syndicated radio show and podcast.
The Role:
The Producer will book guests, conduct prep interviews and prepare research packets and draft scripts for hosts.

Hiring on a freelance basis to start.
Link: http://lauraflanders.org
Grassroots Organizing Director
Showing Up for Racial Justice
The Grassroots Organizing Director plays a key role in executing SURJ’s ambitious plans to grow a mass number/base of poor and working people as part of a multiracial working class movement needed to defeat authoritarianism and win transformative change. This role is responsible for the cohesion and day-to-day functioning of SURJ’s grassroots organizing projects, supporting them in building their work in various regions to organize in majority white communities using a shared interest framework. An ideal candidate for this role is an experienced organizer who is serious about building institutions and who is highly skilled in supporting others to lead. A strong candidate will be equal parts strategist, supervisor and department-builder.
Link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1j9weClif4fsReBATZZzP9A-7DhvOqI2b/view
Director of Research
Building Movement Project
We are seeking a full-time Director of Research to join our staff team. This is an exciting role for an experienced and entrepreneurial researcher to advance the Building Movement Project’s portfolio. The Director of Research will build on and expand existing bodies of work, particularly our Race to Lead survey and reports, and identify new areas of research. The Director of Research will work closely with BMP’s Co-Executive Directors and supervise the Research Manager.
Link: https://careers-tsne.icims.com/jobs/2266/research-director/job
Community Organizer
NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF)
LDF seeks a creative problem solver, strong advocate, and skilled Community Organizer to join its organizing team to advance its work in a full range of legislative and policy campaigns. This position will work across one or more of LDF’s core 4 issue areas - criminal justice, political participation, education equity & economic justice - with preferred experience in educational equity, political participation, and/or criminal justice.
Link: https://www.naacpldf.org/about-us/careers/community-organizer/
Senior Counsel
American Oversight
American Oversight is looking for an experienced, confident, and proactive Senior Counsel to join our team and help expose government misconduct and abuses of power. We’re a nonpartisan, nonprofit watchdog that promotes truth, accountability, and democracy by enforcing the public’s right to government records.

From the federal Freedom of Information Act to state transparency laws, we file carefully crafted records requests to extract information from the government, and if officials fail to respond as required by law, our team has the expertise to take them to court and enforce the public’s right to hold our leaders accountable. American Oversight has obtained and published more than one million pages of emails, memos, calendars, text messages, and other records.

The Senior Counsel serves as a leader among other counsel, lending their years of experience as a civil litigator and their well-developed skills for case management and strategic thinking to not only their own active and potential cases, but to teammates on the Legal Team and others at American Oversight engaged in litigation, investigations, communications, or partnership activities, and to management.
Link: https://americanoversight.applytojob.com/apply/u3ub4eXbTH/Senior-Counsel
Amazon Warehouse Organizer
Missouri Workers Center
Job Type: Full Time

Purpose of Position: To engage, organize, and develop a movement of Amazon workers with the power to win concrete improvements in their wages and working conditions and advance a movement to fight racism and secure economic justice for all Missourians.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

To identify, engage, and develop low-wage workers by:

Building relationships with workers and transforming them into workplace and community activists.

Identifying and developing worker-leaders.

Creating workplace and city-wide, worker-driven organizing committees.

Identifying and coordinating with workers to take collective action and win advancements around workplace and community issues.

Coordinating with workers to gather information that is useful in identifying opportunities for movement building and mobilization.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

No prior organizing experience is required, however, the following will be necessary:

A commitment to building a multi-racial workers movement.

A willingness to conduct worksite visits and house visits.

The ability to be on time and work long and irregular hours, including some nights, weekends, and holidays.

A commitment to deep listening, to mastering organizing conversation skills, and to receiving and incorporating feedback from the organizing team.

Detail oriented and able to carry out plans with direction from the state coordinator in a timely and effective manner.

The ability to make and execute a weekly work plan.

Sharp communication, writing and computer skills.

Willingness to travel on occasion.

Must have a valid U.S. driver's license, auto insurance, and an automobile for business use.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

About Missouri Workers Center: The Missouri Workers Center is an organization of low-wage workers, Black, white and brown, urban and rural, dedicated to fighting racism and winning economic justice for all
Link: http://www.moworkers.org
Membership & Development Director
Minnesota Women's Press LLC
Minnesota Women’s Press is seeking a new partner in our growth and expansion statewide. We are looking for a candidate who is schooled in business development, membership engagement, and/or sales generation, with great communication skills and attention to detail. Strong multi-tasking and time management capabilities. Interest in social justice issues. You have ideas and energy to develop statewide growth. Will help publisher generate grant pitches and membership messaging. We have a team of four full-time and three part-time, based in North Minneapolis. This is a full-time position, at least three days per week in office.
Link: https://www.womenspress.com/we-are-hiring-membership-development-director/
Policy and Civic Engagement Manager
Common Cause MN
Common Cause MN (CCMN) is seeking a passionate, strategic, self-reliant, and collaborative manager to expand our efforts to build a more inclusive democracy throughout the state. The Policy and Civic Engagement Manager will be instrumental in moving priority campaigns by educating, training, and mobilizing CCMN members and partners, and by analyzing and contributing to policy development in the state. This is an exciting opportunity to use your public policy, grassroots, and digital organizing skills to fight for voting rights, fair maps, and representative government in Minnesota.

The CCMN office is in St. Paul, but this position location is flexible in Minnesota.  Position description is here: https://www.commoncause.org/mn-policy-civic-engagement-manager/?fbclid=IwAR3nEp-_iY5c8m7OUAk4Ltpwb3R2_jf2vb5zFrxVRGKbdo7FgqlRoWJuFEs
Link: https://www.commoncause.org
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