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Director of Civic Engagement and Voter Programs

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Black Women For Wellness
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Los Angeles, CA

Black Women For Wellness


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Published 14 days ago

February 15, 2021
$60,000 - $75,000

Title: Director of Civic Engagement and Voter Programs

Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt 


DESCRIPTION:

The director of civic engagement and voter programs is responsible for the development, design, and implementation of Black Women for Wellness civic engagement/voter programs This includes building both the political and electoral power of Black women and girls throughout California. 


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working closely with BWW and BWWAP staff to develop, and implement voter and issue-based campaigns
  • Lead the planning for voter education and get out the vote programs, including Campaign and Issue Focus, Voter Analysis, Targeting, and Messaging
  • Managing phone banking, canvassing, and community outreach teams
  • Assist with data-driven Voter Targeting, Analysis, and Evaluation of our voter engagement work using online voter database tools (examples: PDI or VAN)
  • Help develop Training and Political Education materials for community and volunteer development
  • Build and activate  community leaders 
  • Liaison to external civic engagement  partners 
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with external organizations to push policy and civic engagement priorities 
  • Liaison to media surrounding  voter engagement information
  • Plan and facilitate group one-on-ones, coalition convenings, team coordination, and partner meetings to build relationships and to drive the planning and implementation of civic engagement programs
  • Oversee the planning and execution of events such as political education training, popular education policies
  • Plan and facilitate group one-on-ones, community meetings, and small group conversations.  meetings to build relationships and to drive the planning and implementation of civic engagement programs
  • Grant writing and reporting to funders
  • Frequent travel is required 
  • Other office duties as needed


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor Degree in public policy, public administration or related degree required, advanced degree preferred (Masters or J.D.) 
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in non-profit or government 
  • At least 3-years of experience in managing phone banking and canvass programs, outreach teams, volunteer coordination, community mobilizations and/or community events;
  • Experience developing and leading training and convenings for various audiences.
  • Experience in managing phone banking and canvass programs, outreach teams, volunteer coordination, community mobilizations and/or community events;
  • Experience in developing and leading voter engagement, community/labor organizing or social justice campaigns;
  • Experience successfully building and managing a high performing team 
  • Knowledge on reproductive health, right and justice issues impacting Black women
  • Experience working with databases and voter files (PDI/VAN)
  • Deep commitment to social justice
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Word and powerpoint or similar programs 
  • Entrepreneurial, flexible, creative, energetic, hard-working and unafraid of challenges
  • Strong, proactive project management skills with solid experience managing and coordinating multiple projects at the same time. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Self-starter

ABOUT BWW:

Organized by 6 women in 1997, Black Women for Wellness (BWW) is on a mission to enhance the health and well-being of Black Women and their families through education, empowerment and civic engagement. We are a multi-generational, membership-based, volunteer-driven organization utilizing civic engagement, community education, policy and media outreach to address the health inequities of Black women and their children. Our strategies include: (1) Increasing communication, networking and information sharing among community members; (2) Developing and implementing programs and health education materials that are culturally and gender attuned to the lifestyles and needs of Black women and families in CA; (3) Supporting and empowering women to take leadership roles and positions that advocate for and drive resources; (4) Research and validation of effective prevention strategies and tools while documenting new trends that impact health and well being; (4) Being an active listening voice concerning the health status of Black women and their families.

Title: Director of Civic Engagement and Voter Programs

Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt 


DESCRIPTION:

The director of civic engagement and voter programs is responsible for the development, design, and implementation of Black Women for…

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  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

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Los Angeles, CA

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