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Northeast Senior Organizer

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Detalhes

Tipo de Emprego:Tempo Integral
Nível de Experiência:Gerencial
Salário:USD $75.000 - $88.000 / ano

Descrição

Position Title: Northeast Senior Organizer

Reports to: Northeast Director

Application Deadline: Accepted until filled

Anticipated Start Date: Flexible

Position Type: Full-Time ─ Exempt. 

Location: New York City Metro Area

Who we are  ─ About Jobs to Move America:

Jobs to Move America (JMA) is a national strategic campaign center that works to transform public spending and corporate behavior using a comprehensive approach that is rooted in racial and economic justice, and community organizing. We seek to advance a fair and worker-centered economy with good jobs and healthier communities for all. To learn more, visit our website: www.jobstomoveamerica.org

What You’ll Do ─  Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

JMA is at the forefront of smart policy and strategic organizing to win real benefits for communities and workers of color who too often have been left behind. As our Northeast Senior Organizer, you will be responsible for leading and growing the network of workers, grassroots community members, and coalition partners that are engaged in our campaigns to win community benefits agreements and worker-centered equity policies. You will pay special attention to: 1) organizing workers in the manufacturing sectors; 2) building a coalition of community, labor, environmental, and workforce organizations, 3) waging a campaign focused on private companies and public officials for a community benefits agreement advancing a shared vision of racial equity and worker power. 

The role will be mostly performed in-person in Westchester County and the broader New York City metro area. When not in the field, the organizer will work remotely.  

The Work

  • Develop and drive JMA’s field coordination efforts in the New York City metro area to organize workers, community members and organizations, and public officials  to win community benefits campaigns with New York and/or New Jersey-based companies
  • Build and maintain substantial 1:1 relationships through regular meetings and consistent follow-up with key worker and community stakeholders including developing and running monthly coalition meetings
  • Conduct survey research to better understand community and worker needs
  • Working with the program's Director, provide support to other organizers on the Northeast team 
  • Act as an effective spokesperson for JMA’s vision, work and campaigns and represent JMA in high-stakes meetings with decision makers
  • Strengthen JMA’s organizing program, strategies and toolkit by producing organizing and campaign materials and contributing to strategic planning 
  • Contribute to JMA’s organizational development. For example, assisting with fundraising, providing peer evaluations, and participating in JMA staff committees (not to exceed 15% of time)

About you ─ Required Qualifications: 

  • 4+ years experience organizing with workers, community groups, and/or unions. Experience leading or supporting other organizers and in successful comprehensive strategic campaigns are both strongly preferred. 
  • Excellent communication and social skills including the ability to develop new contacts and build transformational relationships with workers and organization leaders
  • Ability to continually assess, follow up, and deepen the commitment of key stakeholders 
  • Maintain good judgment, flexibility and creative thinking in difficult situations and evolving circumstances
  • Demonstrate self-awareness, empathy, and social skills in work and interpersonal interactions
  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback 
  • Ability to develop and follow a work plan with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to drive and have access to a reliable, insured vehicle for regular work-related travel 
  • Occasional travel out-of-state for meetings or events (1-3 times per year)
  • Familiarity with workforce development, trades training programs, labor unions, policy and/or research is a plus
  • Knowledge of and experience working within the political landscape and dynamics within the New York City Metro area, including and especially the Bronx and southern Westchester County, strongly preferred.
  • Frequent travel and access to reliable transportation required, Valid Drivers’ License in good standing strongly preferred. This position will require frequent visits to Westchester County, Brooklyn, and possibly other parts of the region

Other Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards. 
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
  • Must be able to communicate clearly over the phone with reasonable accommodations 

JMA Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement 

We are an EEO/affirmative action employer and encourage applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, ethnicity, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, or disability. We work to ensure fair treatment of applicants and employees and actively enforce zero-tolerance policies against discrimination and sexual harassment.  Those who identify as persons of color, women, veterans, or formerly incarcerated persons, and/or have had experience working with one or more of those groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

JMA Diversity and Inclusion Statement

JMA believes that diverse, engaged, and motivated employees are essential to achieving our goals of economic, racial, and social justice. JMA believes that each employee's voice is valuable and that when all employees contribute ideas to the organization’s operation, it enhances the success of the organization overall.

In order to assist us in achieving our goals as a diverse and inclusive workforce, we ask optional self-identification questions in the job application.

Position Title: Northeast Senior Organizer

Reports to: Northeast Director

Application Deadline: Accepted until filled

Anticipated Start Date: Flexible

Position Type: Full-Time ─ Exempt. 

Location: New York City Metro Area

Who we are  ─ About…

Benefícios

What Else You Should Know ─ Compensation/Benefits: 

  • Compensation for this role is $75,000-$88,000 depending on experience with annual raises. Candidates with more extensive organizing experience will be considered for a manager role and higher salary with the listed range.
  • 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision premiums for the employee and dependents
  • Generous paid time off including 12 personal days, 12 federal holidays, and 2 floating holidays each year. JMA has a paid, two week winter break at the end of each year. Employees can accrue up to 20 vacation days and 20 sick days. After 5 years of work, all staff are eligible to apply for 3 months of sabbatical leave.
  • 401(k) plan with 5% employer contribution after 6 months of employment
  • Flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Cell phone reimbursement 
  • Utility/Internet monthly stipend for those working from home
  • Work from home office set up provided if needed
  • Training and professional development opportunities are available upon completion of the probationary period
  • A strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion policies and practices 
  • Qualifying Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) employer
  • JMA is a unionized workplace. This position is a management level position and not a member of the bargaining unit.

What Else You Should Know ─ Compensation/Benefits: 

  • Compensation for this role is $75,000-$88,000 depending on experience with annual raises. Candidates with more extensive…

Localização

Virtual
Trabalho deve ser executado em Nova Iorque, US
Local Associado
525 S Hewitt St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA

Como se inscrever

How to Apply:  Complete this application form and upload a cover letter & resume, and three work references.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Only applications submitted via the above link will be considered. No phone calls, please. Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications may not receive a reply.


How to Apply:  Complete this application form and upload a cover letter & resume, and three work references.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Only…

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