Citizen Action of New York is a statewide, grassroots, member-led organization that fights for social, racial, economic and environmental justice. We organize in communities across New York State to build power. We collaborate with organizations and coalitions to win on key issues and elect progressive candidates at the local, state and federal levels.
The Regional Director is responsible for the development and overall management of Citizen Action of New York’s organizing and grassroots lobbying efforts throughout the Capital District and Hudson Valley (additional areas of the state may be added to the responsibilities of this position in the future), and actively leads and manages while providing support and supervising. The Regional Director will report to the Organizing Director. This position requires demonstrated knowledge of organizing and fundraising, organizational and chapter building techniques, and electoral strategy.
The Regional Director must have organizing knowledge, a bold vision, and demonstrated skill in developing the leadership of staff organizers. The Regional Director will ensure that Citizen Action achieves its organizing and political goals in the field by supervising, training and developing the skills of organizing staff, and developing and implementing fundraising plans. Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse staff, local leaders and members are critical qualities for success in this position.
Location: This position is based in either Albany or Kingston, NY.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Salary and Benefits: $60,000-$65,000. Competitive benefits package including a quality family health plan, 401k, paid holidays, paid time off and more.
Additional details: This Organizing Team position will require working on nights and weekends with some frequency. Frequent travel between the regions will be required. Occasional travel within New York State will be required.
Citizen Action of New York is an equal opportunity employer and we seek to build an organization that aggressively pursues a racial justice agenda. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Citizen Action of New York is a statewide, grassroots, member-led organization that fights for social, racial, economic and environmental justice. We organize in communities across New York State to build power. We collaborate with…