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Position Summary 

The Virginia Civic Engagement Table (VCET) is searching for a full-time Leadership Development Manager (LDM). Under the direction of the Program Director, the LDM will be responsible for the execution of VCET’s leadership development programs, including but not limited to: Virginia Progressive Leadership Project (VAPLP) and Staff of Color Roundtable (SCoR). 


Responsibilities Include:


VAPLP (60%) 

  • Develop and implement a recruitment strategy to attract new applicants.
  • Work with the Program Director and external facilitation teams to maintain an appropriate and timely curriculum. 
  • Produce corresponding training materials for each session. 
  • ​​Implement the program’s training sessions, including the logistics of program delivery.
  • Set and track program goals.
  • Manage the applications and nominations process, including conducting interviews and reference checks.
  • Support cohort members in developing individual leadership plans. 
  • Maintain the database of alumni.
  • Create and execute alumni training workshops. 
  • Work with the communications team to manage the website and social media accounts. 
  • Write and send monthly newsletters and other communications related to the program.
  • Represent the organization at meetings, convenings, events, panels, etc. to increase awareness of the mission and programs of the organization.

 

SCoR (25%)

  • Create and execute a plan for monthly meetings for staff of color at partner organizations.
  • Identify opportunities to grow the program.
  • Solicit feedback from participants to design workshops that they’d find most beneficial.
  • Oversee logistics and coordination for meetings and other events.


Administrative, Reporting and Special Projects (15%)  

  • Prepare reports for partner organizations and board meetings.
  • Work with the Program Director, Executive Director, and partners to identify additional opportunities to build the leadership development pipeline in Virginia. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work and follow through on projects.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently, learn quickly, and think critically.
  • Strong organization skills and detail-oriented.
  • Proficiency in Google Suites.
  • Previous civic engagement or campaigns experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work collaboratively. 
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Previous experience working in the nonprofit or not-for-profit sector.
  • Access to a vehicle, phone, and reliable internet.
  • Willingness to travel in-state and occasionally out of state.
  • Some events will require evenings, weekends, and overnights.
  • Deep alignment with and passion for VCET’s vision, mission, and values


Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with VAN (Voter Activation Network)/VoteBuilder and/or other civic engagement platforms (Action Network).
  • Previous facilitation experience. 
  • Experience working in Virginia communities, especially BIPOC and low-income communities. 
  • Understanding of the Virginia political landscape. 


Salary and Benefits 

Job Type: Full Time 

Starting Annual Salary: $50,000-$55,000

VCET offers competitive compensation packages, including salary, health, retirement, and PTO benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience.  


Location

This is a Virginia-based, remote position. VCET maintains an office in Richmond. 


To apply

Please submit a cover letter and resumé to hello@engageva.org with “Leadership Development Manager” in the subject line. 



About the Virginia Civic Engagement Table (VCET)

Since 2008, VCET has been committed to building progressive power in Virginia that

prioritizes economic, social, environmental, gender, and especially racial justice. VCET envisions a multi-racial democracy, where the full diversity of our Commonwealth is included, actively participating, and represented. VCET is guided by a key organizational strategy: fostering collective action around a common agenda. This creates the directional north star to build the large, sustained coalition needed to tackle challenges such as the 2020 Census, dismantling white supremacy through strategic policy reform, and ensuring every voter has fair and free access to the ballot box. VCET is a statewide organization that serves a broad network of 46 partners across the Commonwealth with a concentration in Northern Virginia, Greater Richmond, and the Tidewater region (which includes Newport News, Hampton Roads, Virginia Beach). The work includes cultivating a diverse and progressive leadership pipeline in Virginia, driving collaboration through equitable and inclusive relationships, and growing shared capacity and resources for the progressive movement infrastructure in the Commonwealth.


VCET is a nonpartisan 501c3 organization dedicated to fostering greater civic engagement in Virginia. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as established under law.

Position Summary 

The Virginia Civic Engagement Table (VCET) is searching for a full-time Leadership Development Manager (LDM). Under the direction of the Program Director, the LDM will be responsible for the execution of VCET’s leadership…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Professional Level
    Managerial
Salary
USD $50,000 - USD $55,000
/ year

Benefits

VCET offers competitive compensation packages, including salary, health, retirement, and PTO benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience.

VCET offers competitive compensation packages, including salary, health, retirement, and PTO benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
1705 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23223, USA

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