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Senior Field Manager

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Who We Are:

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a 501(c)(4) organization, is the premier coalition of more than 200 organizations which promotes and protects civil and human rights in America. The Leadership Conference has coordinated national lobbying efforts on behalf of every major civil rights law since 1957. To learn more about The Leadership Conference, please visit www.civilrights.org.

The Leadership Conference Education Fund, a 501(c)(3) organization, builds public will for federal policies that promote and protect civil and human rights in the US. Founded in 1969 as the education and research arm of The Leadership Conference, the Education Fund’s campaigns empower advocates to push for progressive change in the US. To learn more about the Education Fund, please visit www.leadershipconferenceedfund.org.

About the Role:

The Senior Field Manager is a project management position within the department of Field & Member Services. This position will be responsible for serving in a key capacity in the management of issue-based field programming, strategy development, and a variety of related capacity building initiatives within the department of Field and Member Services. The Senior Field Manager will serve as the senior field staff member, coordinating federal and state level priority campaigns around the advancement of voting rights, while fostering the collaboration and coordination of national and community partners. The Senior Field Manager will also be responsible for working with a team to implement several national field strategies that will ensure that The Leadership Conference engages all coalition members with a field capacity, while building support for civil and human rights at the federal level. 

What You Will Do:

  • Serves on internal issue-based team focused on voting, provides organizing and grassroots engagement perspective, develops organizing strategies and action plans, and executes proposed tactics and activities that are designed to build public will for civil and human rights.
  • Co-leads the national Voting Rights coalition, specifically focusing on mobilization around priorities, at the federal and state levels.
  • Provides oversight of additional field organizer consultants as needed.
  • Conducts targeted outreach to coalition field staff as well as state and local leaders with the goal of creating long-lasting relationships.
  • Develops coalition field strategies that complement and leverage our advocacy in civil and human rights issues at the federal and state levels.
  • Coordinates with state coalition(s), partner organizations and organizers around their work related to agreed-upon tactics, activities, and rapid response needs.
  • Plans, manages, and maintains effective technical support for state-based partners and members of the coalition in their efforts to activate the grassroots and for partner organizations as they implement grassroots campaigns.

What You Will Bring:

·      Minimum of 5 years of field/grassroots experience that is focused on organizing and outreach.

·      At least two cycles of advocacy or electoral campaign experience.

·      Management experience preferred.

·      Experience incorporating digital organizing into grassroots and “grasstops” work.

·      A commitment to civil and human rights.

·      The desire and ability to work with diverse groups of people.

·      The ability to manage multiple, complex tasks and deadlines with an ever-changing workload.

·      Proficiency in Microsoft applications.

·      Has managed at least one issue, advocacy, or election campaign.

·      Experience with a database for tracking goals and relationship management

What We Offer:

The Organizations offer its employees a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, and generous personal leave and vacation time. Employees can also take advantage of Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) and a retirement savings account.


Salary Range – $89,095 - $108,459




Who We Are:

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a 501(c)(4) organization, is the premier coalition of more than 200 organizations which promotes and protects civil and human rights in America. The Leadership Conference has…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$89,095 - $108,459

Benefits

Excellent benefits.

Excellent benefits.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, D.C., DC
Associated Location
Washington, D.C., DC, USA

How to Apply

To apply, please visit our Career Center and submit your resume and cover letter.

Internal applicants will be given initial consideration.

Our Commitment to an Inclusive Workplace

The Leadership Conference and The Education Fund are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.


To apply, please visit our Career Center and submit your resume and cover letter.

Internal applicants will be given initial consideration.

Our Commitment to an Inclusive…

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