9to5GA Hiring Campaign Organizer

 

9to5 Georgia seeks an experienced Organizer based in Atlanta. This organizer will focus on recruiting and engaging members and leaders for local and statewide campaigns. This is a permanent project funded union position. Currently Georgia focuses on campaigns related to economic justice. This position would primarily support the following 9to5 Georgia campaigns:

  1. Paid Leave 
  2. Pay Equity 
  3. Workplace Harassment & Discrimination 

Our Mission: 9to5 is an economic justice organization that works to create system change through issue based advocacy, grassroots organizing, and community education by directly engaging impacted women.

Our vision: That all women and their families can live and thrive in an economically and racially just world. www.9to5.org

*Note: Due to current circumstances related to COVID-19, this position will be remote until at least November 2022. At that time, our staff will reevaluate whether it will be safe to operate as usual. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Member Recruitment/Development:  
    • Develop relationships with diverse community members and establish active volunteer member teams to effectively advocate for 9to5 economic justice priority issues.
    • Recruit and engage members, conduct training that identify and develop member leaders, and ensure consistent turn-out and active participation of members in campaign activities.
    • Use grassroots organizing methods, including one-on-ones, virtual and in-person presentations and a well-developed ladder of engagement that moves members into increasing leadership roles.
    • Engage in outreach, including phone banking, door-to-door canvassing, street outreach, digital organizing, and other outreach tactics.
    • Represent the organization during community events and coalition meetings. 
    • Support and facilitate regular 9to5 membership meetings, trainings, neighborhood meetings and other general membership events.
    • Input data about events, new contacts, and member engagement on a regular basis in our system.
    • Attend and report out on organizing activities during the Respect Georgia Workers Alliance meetings, and the Georgia Coalition for Paid Leave meetings. 
  • Campaign Direction & Supervision:  
    • Develop, implement and evaluate 9to5 organizing campaigns, specifically around Paid Leave,  Pay Equity and Workplace Harassment/Discrimination issues.
    • Oversee the development and design of campaign materials that are member facing related to Paid Leave, Pay Equity, and Workplace Harassment & Discrimination. In addition, the position will administer campaigns, maintain campaign files, contact member databases, and provide progress reports. Other duties may include developing and conducting workshops as needed. May supervise paid canvassers. 
    • Identify top issue areas in the community through surveys, one-on-ones, phone calls, door-knocking etc.
    • Support members in developing campaign strategies and identifying and executing relevant tactics. 
  • Grassroots Fundraising: Coordinate or support grassroots fundraising events and donor relationships. 

Qualifications:

  • At least two years of organizing experience with a community, labor, faith, or women’s organization.
  • Ability to cultivate strong relationships and generate respect and trust from individuals.
  • Demonstrate commitment to equity and ability to work well with BIPOC populations.
  • Good planning skills, time management, ability to work independently, ability to prioritize work and account for results.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. Experience with issue-based policy campaigns.
  • Access to a vehicle to drive to meetings on a regular basis.*
  • Available to work evenings and weekends depending on campaign needs.
  • Strong database management skills preferred.
  • Ability to use and access zoom, google drive applications, and database programs.
  • Must have quality internet and phone access on a daily basis.

Details:
Full-time annual FTE base salary, $47,700Excellent health and family benefits. 9to5 is an affirmative action employer. Women of color, women who are LGBTQ+, women with disabilities and women who are older are encouraged to apply. This position is a bargaining unit position in the 9to5 staff union. 

To apply:

Send resume, letter of interest, and list of 3 references to jobs@9to5.org with GA Organizer II in the subject line.  Application deadline is ongoing until the position is filled.

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