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Coalition/ Community Organizer

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New Virginia Majority
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Alexandria, VA
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Published 27 days ago

New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We seek conscious and skilled individuals with a deep commitment to racial and economic justice to join our team. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply. 

New Virginia Majority is currently seeking a Coalition/Community Organizer to support our integrated local work across Loudoun County. This position will report to the Loudoun County Program Manager.

Responsibilities: 

  • Support the implementation of our strategic approach to building power in Loudoun County, Virginia
  • Build strong relationships with institutional leaders and members, identify and develop leaders into clear membership roles
  • Conduct timely and aggressive follow up with leads generated by field efforts including one-on-one meetings and other methods of grassroots outreach.
  • Build allies and alliances with civic, labor, and religious organizations
  • Create actions, training, and mobilization opportunities in order to activate members, staff, and volunteers to support voter education and issue campaigns 
  • Develop the political consciousness of leaders through popular education, reflection, leadership development and developing appropriate educational materials.
  • Work with core leaders to develop campaign plans, strategize, and implement plans.
  • Mobilize and track engagement of members and activists at various events and field opportunities in the database.
  • Support research and policy development relevant to of New Virginia Majority’s agenda
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: 

  • Committed to New Virginia Majority’s mission of social, racial and economic justice.
  • Experience with grassroots organizing and coalition building.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a variety of relationships on multiple levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines; able to develop and move projects forward with independence and autonomy.
  • Self-motivated and works well both independently and on a team.
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to take direction and constructive feedback.
  • Driver’s license and access to a car.
  • A minimum one-year commitment to the position.
  • Experience organizing immigrant communities is preferred.
  • Must speak English; Proficiency in one or more of the following preferable: Arabic, Hindi, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

 *COVID 19 Vaccination proof is required unless a medical or religious accommodation is granted.

New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We seek conscious and skilled individuals with a deep commitment to racial and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
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    High School Diploma Required
  • Experience Level
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    Intermediate
Salary
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USD $45,000 - USD $48,000
/ year
Salaries are competitive. Salary range is $45,000 - $48,000 commensurate with experience, and comes with an excellent benefits package, including health, vision, dental.

Benefits

NVM and our affiliated hub organizations cover 100% of the individual cost and 75% of the family cost for medical, dental, life and short-term disability insurance for our full time employees and we provide transportation and cell phone allowances every month. Additionally, we provide family and medical leave, paid parental leave, 401b (retirement plan) employer match, accruable vacation and sick leave and we offer flex-time and telework options for our staff.

NVM and our affiliated hub organizations cover 100% of the individual cost and 75% of the family cost for medical, dental, life and short-term disability insurance for our full time…

Location

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Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Alexandria, VA
Associated Location
Alexandria, VA, USA

How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY: 

Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to https://www.newvirginiamajority.org/jobs with the position name and preferred location in the subject header.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to applicants whose candidacy is not being pursued. No phone calls please. 

New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We organize around issues of racial, economic, and environmental justice year-round through mass political education, intensive leadership development, mobilization, and mass voter outreach. We fight for a Virginia that is just, democratic and environmentally sustainable. We are an equal opportunity employer.

HOW TO APPLY: 

Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to https://www.newvirginiamajority.org/jobs with the position name and preferred…

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