Social and Economic Justice Leaders Planning Group Salary Starting at $120, 000/YR
New York, NY or Washington, DC
Progressive movement organizations face a landscape filled with major threats as well as rising activist energy. Organizations that focus on winning current campaigns and building grassroots power need a common capacity to anticipate moments of crisis and opportunity. A partnership of key progressive groups aims to isolate focus and talent to develop cross-cutting scenarios and design common strategies for responding. The project will be a shared resource, not a new public-facing organization.
The Partnership Director will oversee the collaboration, including working closely with organizational principals and senior staff to plan and drive the scenario planning and strategic response. The Director must understand the mission and culture of movement groups and be able to assess their priorities and assets.
Works with senior leadership at the partnership groups, as well as staff and consultants to:
Direction and Decision Making
Reports to the principals of the partner organizations, or their senior staff designee, and works with independence.
At least ten years of related experience in labor, community or issue organizing, including senior project management experience; or a comparable combination of experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Work is generally performed in an office setting in Washington, DC or New York, NY. Position may require working unusual hours, especially during campaign situations and conferences. May require travel and extended work hours.
Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting the position, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your vision of social change. The partnership does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or political affiliation. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.