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Director of Operations and Activism

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San Francisco Tenants Union
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San Francisco, CA
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Published 13 days ago

Title: Director of Operations and Activism

 

The SFTU prides itself on being a volunteer-driven organization where community members come together to define and advocate for their shared interests as tenants. The Director of Operations and Activism will support the volunteer-led committee system to function effectively, maintain the operations of the organization, and act as a point person for external partners.

 

Core Responsibilities:

 

·        Organizing and Advocacy: Keep track of legislative, policy, political and organizing activity

 

·        Cultivating the Organization: Help create structures and culture to support volunteer engagement and organization

 

·        Serve as Public Face: Form relationships with lawmakers and partners; speak in public forums and to the press

 

·        Bottomline Fundraising: Build and maintain systems to organize fundraising activities

 

·        Administrative Necessities: Maintain budget, financial management, and internal software systems (Salsa)

 

Qualifications

 

We seek a movement organizer, activist, and community member. We recognize that whoever is in this position needs some professional nonprofit (or equivalent) experience to be able to perform the nuts-and-bolts of budget management and fundraising that the position requires.

 

Essentials:

-      Experienced and informed about tenants’ rights

-      1+ years of organizing/movement-building experience

-      1+ years of nonprofit experience

-      Fundraising experience

-      Strong communication skills (verbal, written and proofreading)

-      Superior interpersonal skills

-      Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and manage tasks and projects effectively from inception to completion

-      Availability for evening and week-end work

 

Experience we deeply value but do not require:

-      Speak more than one language

-      Director-level experience

-      Detailed knowledge of tenants’ rights and public policy

-      Experience engaging with lawmakers

-      Campaign compliance/reporting, Independent Expenditure (IE) experience

-      Experience building policy and advocating within coalitions

-      Internal organizational systems building

-      Facilitation and dispute resolution experience

-      Experience with social media

-      Budget management experience

 

Characteristics

 

·        Passionate about Tenants, Racial and Economic Justice

·        Self-Driving

·        Values Collectivism

·        Fluid Collaborator

 

Compensation $60,000-70,000

 

To Apply

 

Upload a resume and cover letter at bit.ly/SFTUApply (preferred) or email a resume and cover letter as attachments.

 

San Francisco Tenants Union is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, immigrants, LGBTQ+, and differently abled people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Title: Director of Operations and Activism

 

The SFTU prides itself on being a volunteer-driven organization where community members come together to define and advocate for their shared interests as tenants. The Director of Operations…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
Salary
USD $60,000 - USD $70,000
/ year

Benefits

Potential for growth and creativity

Close connection with the impact on people’s lives

Witnessing self-empowerment of the community

Culture of authenticity

Casual work environment

Flexible hours and paid vacation

Health benefits allowance

Transit benefits

Option to work remotely – To be determined

Potential for growth and creativity

Close connection with the impact on people’s lives

Witnessing self-empowerment of the community

Culture of authenticity

Casual work…

Level of Language Proficiency

Speak more than one language preferred.

Speak more than one language preferred.

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near San Francisco, CA
Associated Location
558 Capp St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA

How to Apply

Upload a resume and cover letter at bit.ly/SFTUApply (preferred) or email a resume and cover letter as attachments.

Upload a resume and cover letter at bit.ly/SFTUApply (preferred) or email a resume and cover letter as attachments.

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