Job Announcement – Fort Collins/Larimer County 9to5 Colorado Organizer II

 

Job Announcement: Fort Collins/Larimer County 9to5 Colorado Organizer II

9to5 Colorado seeks an experienced Organizer based in Fort Collins/Larimer County. 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 Colorado focuses on campaigns related to economic justice, including housing and rights for workers. Our programs include:

  1. Legislative/Electoral
  2. Leadership Development
  3. Legal
  4. Rapid Response Care Fund

9to5 is a movement-building organization that works to build racial justice and solidarity across diverse communities impacted by injustice.  www.9to5.org

*Note: Due to current circumstances related to COVID-19, this position will be strictly remote until at least December 31, 2020. 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 trainings 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, house meetings and 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 and other outreach tactics.
    • Represent the organization during community events and coalition meetings. Contribute to chapter website and other social media.
    • Support and facilitate regular 9to5 membership meetings, neighborhood meetings and other general membership events.
    • Input data about events, new contacts, and member engagement on a regular basis in our system.
  • Campaign Direction & Supervision:  Develop, implement and evaluate 9to5 organizing campaigns. Oversee the development and design of campaign materials. Administer campaigns: maintain campaign files, contact and member databases, progress reports. Develop and conduct workshops as needed. May supervise paid canvassers.
  • Grassroots Fundraising: Coordinate or support grassroots fundraising events and donor relationships.

 

Qualifications:

  • At least three years organizing experience with a community, labor, or women’s organization.
  • Ability to cultivate strong relationships and generate respect and trust from individuals.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and ability to work well with diverse 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 be fluent in speaking and writing in  Spanish and English.
  • Must have quality internet and phone access on a daily basis.

 

Details:
Full-time annual FTE base salary, $42,000 with a 4% increase for fluency in English and Spanish.  Excellent 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 references to jobs@9to5.org with CO Organizer II in the subject line.  Applications accepted until the position is filled.

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