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Southern Nevada Community Organizer

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Battle Born Progress
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Las Vegas, NV

Battle Born Progress


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Published 5 days ago

April 5, 2021
March 8, 2021
At least $40,000

Missions:

Battle Born Progress (BBP), through strategic communication efforts, empowers, engages and mobilizes Nevada voters to build a state where everyone has a fair opportunity to succeed. BBP is a 501(c)(4), a non-partisan advocacy organization.

Institute for a Progressive Nevada (IPN), educates, empowers and engages Nevadans to build a state where everyone has a fair opportunity to succeed. Our legal entity is the Institute for a Progressive Nevada, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Job Title: Southern Nevada Community Organizer

Reports to: Deputy Director and Executive Director

Job Summary: The position of Southern Nevada Community Organizer will work with the senior staff of BBP/IPN and collaborate closely with our community partners by organizing with a communications lens. The organizer’s main responsibility will be to assist external stakeholders with grassroots and grasstops organizing and mobilization efforts; and to support advocacy, education, and communications across the state. 


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Continue building and creating new relationships with various partners & advocates across the state on all of the issues that BBP/IPN work on and maintain regular contact with them
  • Assist with accomplishing grant deliverables on the various issues BBP/IPN are tasked with
  • Lead and manage the annual Progressive Summit and other community events
  • Community organizing and tabling for list-building opportunities
  • Assist with coalition building
  • Assist in building out trainings for our rapid response team members and community partners
  • Assist with the creation of messaging for activists
  • Manage grassroots organizing during the election season, legislature, and beyond 
  • Collect petitions to help grow our list
  • Use new media and social media programs to communicate with the community
  • Provide message trainings in both Spanish and English when needed
  • Engage the media when needed
  • Recruit, manage, and engage new volunteers and interns
  • Plan and coordinate monthly events
  • Work with the America Votes/State Voices Data Managers to input all data on a weekly basis in both the VAN and BBP/IPN systems in coordination with the Data Assistant
  • Provide weekly/monthly reports with specific numbers and data
  • Other duties as assigned 


Qualifications:

  • Proven working experience in communications and politics
  • Passion for promoting positive social change
  • Ability to set and achieve goals independently and as a team
  • Ability to motivate and manage a group of passionate staff members, activists, and volunteers
  • Excellent organizational skills and communication (written and oral) skills
  • Ability to speak in public and to the media
  • Experience in working with Nevada media outlets preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and the Voter Activation Network (VAN) is a plus
  • Knowledge of social media tracking platforms; use of software to create infographics, flyers, and memes (Canva)
  • Reliable transportation and ability to work long hours in our office


Location: Southern Nevada office

Term: $40,000 a year; Salaried full-time position with benefits


BBP/IPN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and everyone is encouraged to apply. 

Missions:

Battle Born Progress (BBP), through strategic communication efforts, empowers, engages and mobilizes Nevada voters to build a state where everyone has a fair opportunity to succeed. BBP is a 501(c)(4), a non-partisan advocacy…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Term: Salaried full-time position with benefits

Term: Salaried full-time position with benefits

Level of Language Proficiency

English language fluency required.

Spanish language proficiency preferred.

Proficiency in APIA languages preferred.

English language fluency required.

Spanish language proficiency preferred.

Proficiency in APIA languages preferred.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Las Vegas, NV

How to Apply

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume or LinkedIn page, and writing sample to our Las Vegas office at acamberos@battlebornprogress.org no later than March 8th, 2021. 

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume or LinkedIn page, and writing sample to our Las Vegas office at acamberos@battlebornprogress.org no later than March 8th, 2021. 

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