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OVERVIEW: The Student & Campaigns Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Peace Action Fund of New York State’s student organizer program, adapting PANYS external communications into a variety of communications and advocacy platforms, and helping with other programmatic and campaign activities, as necessary. They serve as the main point of contact between students and the PANYS state office. They report to and work closely with the Executive Director of PANYS.

The PAFNYS Student Organizing Program works with students on campuses in New York State to develop student-run chapters of Peace Action that engage the campus community on issues of foreign policy and social justice and how these issues intersect. Starting with just one campus in 2011, the program now involves over 20 campuses across New York State. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Student Program: 

  • Outreach, recruitment and identification of potential new student organizers
  • Collect hiring paperwork for hired student organizers
  • Schedule and hold bi-weekly check-in calls with student organizers
  • Help schedule and co-convene monthly student-network wide conference calls with the Executive Director
  • Provide support to student chapters with resources, knowledge, and guidance as needed
  • Summarize student activities and report back to Executive Director
  • Responsible for arranging travel and logistics, as needed, for students to PANYS network events
  • Responsible for creation and distribution of all materials relating to the PANYS student conference, and other tasks related to this project, as assigned by the Executive Director

External Communications

  • Supports the Executive Director in the distribution of media/social media materials as needed.
  • Helps create and manage content for all PANYS social media channels.
  • Occasionally drafts email blasts and other correspondence on legislative campaigns for approval by the Executive Director

Staff/Office Responsibilities

  • Regularly update the staff calendar with weekly schedule and work-flow responsibilities
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings and staff check-ins
  • Otherwise provide administrative support for the Executive Director’s campaigns, as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • An understanding of and passion for Peace Action Fund of New York State’s mission and values
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Experience and/or familiarity with on-campus activism
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a small team
  • Flexibility to work occasionally on evenings and weekends 
  • Experience in advocacy or grassroots organizing work is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in international relations, peace studies, or other related fields is a plus

This position will be remote, with strong preference for someone based in or with a connection to New York State.

Salary & Benefits: The position has a starting annualized salary of approximately $40,000 and includes a two weeks paid vacation and 10 paid holidays.

Who We Are: Peace Action Fund of New York State is the state-affiliate of Peace Action, the nation’s largest grassroots peace advocacy organization. We work to support refugee resettlement, promote human rights, support survivor-centered advocacy to end war, abolish nuclear weapons, stop arms deals to nations committing war crimes, and redirect defense spending back into our communities and to programs that address the root causes of terrorism and climate change.

OVERVIEW: The Student & Campaigns Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Peace Action Fund of New York State’s student organizer program, adapting PANYS external communications into a variety of…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 16, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 15, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

Starting annualized salary of approximately $40,000

Benefits

SIMPLE IRA Plan with 3% company match.

SIMPLE IRA Plan with 3% company match.

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Church St. Station, P.O. Box 3357, New York, NY 10008, United States

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