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The Organizing Manager plays a pivotal role in the development and continued success of Everytown for Gun Safety. Each Organizing Manager manages several state-level volunteer chapters including Moms Demand Action and Everytown Survivor Network volunteers, focusing on training leaders and the leadership teams to meet the organization’s goals in each state and to build an inclusive, and equitable chapter that represents the diversity of the state. Organizing Managers work with chapter leadership to develop strategic plans and grassroots organizing campaigns. They assess needs, collaboratively set priorities, identify resources, and manage the chapters in their communications, partnerships, and advocacy efforts. 

Organizing Managers receive training and resources upon starting, including background on the gun violence prevention movement, Everytown’s policy positions, managing for equity and inclusion, and volunteer management training. 

We are hosting information sessions to tell potential applicants more about this role and our organization, and to give potential applicants a chance to ask questions. Please sign up below if you're interested. Attendance or non-attendance at these info sessions will not be a factor in considering future candidates. 

Friday September 24th at 10am EST/7am PST

Tuesday September 28th at 8pm EST/5pm PST

We invite you to learn more about our approach to equity and inclusion by reading our department's Equity Rationale

The salary range for this position is $62,500-$65,000/year. We offer benefits including health insurance, vision, and dental, as well as 20 paid vacation days and 10 sick days per year. 

This position is permanently work-from-home and applicants from any location are encouraged to apply. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop volunteer leaders through training, mentorship, active management, and feedback. 
  • Collaboratively create and manage plans to grow the volunteer chapters in breadth and depth, as well as to be representative of the communities most impacted by gun violence in that area. 
  • Build diverse teams using management skills for equity and inclusion and equip volunteer leaders with the same skill set and knowledge
  • Utilize data about gun violence and the state of the volunteer chapter to direct the volunteers' focus and energy
  • Ensure work on the ground stays focused on agreed upon priorities, while maintaining flexibility needed to rapidly respond to new opportunities and challenges
  • Encourage and support tactical innovations from volunteers and help replicate those successes elsewhere
  • Act as a liaison between volunteer leaders and the rest of the organization; continually build confidence and excitement about our work, priorities and organizational choices
  • Develop knowledge on gun violence prevention policy, local and regional politics and relevant policy issues within the region 
  • Manage regional budgets and approve budget requests from volunteers

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Understand how stereotypes, bias, and forms of racism in America (including structural racism, implicit bias, gender bias, religious bias, ageism, and bias based on gender identity or sexual orientation) impact our society, with an expectation that you will develop an ability to articulate the connection between these large societal issues and the disproportionate impact of gun violence on specific demographic groups in America
  • Understand how dynamics of power, voice, and privilege impact one-on-one and group interactions, and a commitment to using power, voice, and privilege to make our movement more equitable
  • Passion for the organization’s mission
  • Strong volunteer or staff management skills, in particular experience working with marginalized communities, constituents, and volunteer leaders
  • Passion for and demonstrated experience developing and mentoring volunteers or staff
  • At least 1+ year of organizing experience (campaign or community based)  
  • Experience writing and leading trainings
  • Ability to understand, evaluate, and articulate policy and strategic planning issues
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with deadlines, under pressure, and be flexible 
  • Ability to travel within the US
  • Self-motivated and proactive problem solver 
  • Comfort with social media, data management, and technology such as VAN
  • Fluency in Spanish not required but is a plus 


HOW TO APPLY

Please attach a thoughtful cover letter and resume that specifically speak to the qualifications we are looking for, especially experience you have doing equity and inclusion work and any organizing accomplishments you are proud of. Please label your materials with your full name.


ABOUT THE HIRING PROCESS

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis, which means we can't provide a specific timeline for each candidate at each stage. The steps in our hiring process are as follows. 

  • Review resumes on a rolling basis
  • Candidates who advance from there are invited to a 25-minute phone interview with a member of our hiring team
  • Candidates who advance from there are asked to complete an assignment to assess their skills
  • Candidates who advance from there are invited to a 50-minute video call with one of our Deputy National Organizing Directors
  • Candidates who advance from there are invited to a 50-minute interview with one of our National Organizing Directors
  • Final candidates meet with other senior staff at Everytown

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This position is a telework position. Please note that such arrangements are not a substitute for childcare or other dependent care. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Everytown for Gun Safety provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Candidates who are members of historically underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. A diverse workforce and open culture are at the heart of our organization and vital to our success.

 

ABOUT MOMS DEMAND ACTION

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is a grassroots movement of Americans fighting for public safety measures that can protect people from gun violence. Moms Demand Action campaigns for new and stronger solutions to lax gun laws and loopholes that jeopardize the safety of our families. Moms Demand Action has established a chapter in every state of the country and, along with Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Students Demand Action and the Everytown Survivor Network, it is part of Everytown for Gun Safety, the largest gun violence prevention organization in the country with nearly 6 million supporters and more than 350,000 donors. 

 

ABOUT STUDENTS DEMAND ACTION

Students Demand Action is a grassroots movement, created by and for teens and young adults, to channel the energy and passion of high school and college-aged students into the fight against gun violence. Students Demand Action volunteers work within their schools and communities to educate their peers, register voters and demand common-sense solutions to this national crisis. Together with Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Students Demand Action volunteers are part of a network of nearly 6 million supporters across the nation committed to gun violence prevention.

 

ABOUT EVERYTOWN

Everytown is the largest gun violence prevention organization in the country, with nearly than 6 million supporters and more than 350,000 donors including moms, mayors, survivors and everyday Americans who are fighting for public safety measures that can help save lives. At the core of Everytown are Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Students Demand Action and the Everytown Survivor Network. 

 

** Please note: we verify information provided in the application process, including education.

The Organizing Manager plays a pivotal role in the development and continued success of Everytown for Gun Safety. Each Organizing Manager manages several state-level volunteer chapters including Moms Demand Action and Everytown…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Nivel Profesional
    Profesional
Salario
USD $62.500 - USD $65.000
/ año

Compensación

Everytown offers a generous benefits package including tuition assistance, 401K match and more.

Everytown offers a generous benefits package including tuition assistance, 401K match and more.

Nivel de Idiomas

Fluency in Spanish not required but is a plus 

Fluency in Spanish not required but is a plus 

Ubicación

A distancia
El trabajo se puede realizar en cualquier lugar en Estados Unidos
Ubicación Asociada
New York, NY, USA

Cómo aplicar

Please submit a thoughtful cover letter and your resume.

Please submit a thoughtful cover letter and your resume.

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