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Save USPS Campaigner

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Americans for Financial Reform


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Published 14 days ago

$52,000 - $72,000

The Take on Wall Street campaign is helping to coordinate a larger coalition to secure financial relief for USPS, reverse politically motivated postal service cuts, and protect the ability of the post office to serve communities and support voting by mail. This is a critical moment to stop the Post Office from being privatized, and instead, reinvent it as a hub for the services our communities desperately need, like postal banking. Long-term, Take on Wall Street aims to build a financial system for Black, white, and brown working families, not big Wall Street banks. Our members include more than 60 groups working together to envision a better financial system, train activists, cultivate champions, and fight for policy change to address the predatory economic power of big Wall Street banks and billionaires, and build a financial system for all of us. Take on Wall Street is a project of Americans for Financial Reform (AFR).  (Currently, this is a remote position.)


The Campaigner will:

●       Work with coalition partners to develop, maintain and share campaign strategy and resources

●       Help manage and move fast-paced advocacy, grassroots, digital, and communications tactics to save the Post Office.

●       Help coordinate a large and diverse coalition

●       Maintain and build relationships with state and local partners on grassroots and grasstops outreach, mobilization, and advocacy strategies.

●       Work with TOWS coalition and other stakeholders to reimagine USPS as a hub for community services like postal banking.


The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter with a passion for economic, racial, and gender justice, and have a demonstrated ability to work well with a diverse team of colleagues and allies. Other strongly preferred experience and qualities include:


●       At least 4 years of experience with advocacy and/or organizing

●       Experience working in coalition

●       The ability to manage multiple projects and navigate complex policies and relationships with

●       Strong writing and communication skills, including ability to distill complex topics into accessible and compelling formats

●       Proficiency with social media

●       Strong attention to detail

The Take on Wall Street campaign is helping to coordinate a larger coalition to secure financial relief for USPS, reverse politically motivated postal service cuts, and protect the ability of the post office to serve communities and…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Temporary

Benefits

 The salary for this position ranges from $52,000 to $72,000 depending on experience. The position is short-term, and initially budgeted for six months, it is possible that the position will be extended. Generous benefits, including medical, dental, and vision. AFR is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds. 

 The salary for this position ranges from $52,000 to $72,000 depending on experience. The position is short-term, and initially budgeted for six months, it is possible that the position…

Location

Washington, DC

How to Apply

The Take on Wall Street campaign is housed within Americans for Financial Reform. Please send a letter of interest and a resume to Darrell Diggins at: employment@ourfinancialsecurity.org. (Enter “Save USPS Campaigner” in subject line.)

The Take on Wall Street campaign is housed within Americans for Financial Reform. Please send a letter of interest and a resume to Darrell Diggins at: employment…

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