National Action Network Seeks Field & Community Organizer

Principal Responsibilities:

The following are critical requirements for success as a National Action Network Field and Community Organizer:

  • Dedication and commitment to the fulfillment of National Action Network’s mission.
  • Absolute professionalism in demeanor at all times.
  • The emotional maturity to remain calm even when things are most stressful.
  • Self-motivation to successfully perform one’s role with the organization.
  • Transparency in documentation and communication of one’s work.
  • The ability to manage multiple and competing projects simultaneously.
  • An experienced organizer who has worked on grassroots advocacy campaigns, and mobilizations.
  • Committed, flexible and effective in a fast paced environment.
  • Knowledge of social justice issues impacting communities of color and distressed communities.
  • Experience in and commitment to bottom-up organizing, grassroots leadership, and collective decision-making.
  • Experience in base building, door knocking, leadership development preferred.
  • Ability to develop social media campaigns to highlight program success.
  • Lead street outreach and other community based canvassing.
  • Measure and track outcomes; enter data to track outcomes.

Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree or an equivalent of two (2) years of organizing experience
  • Ability to work in coalitions
  • Strong interpersonal, public speaking and problem-solving skills, and willingness to take risks
  • Basic computer skills, word processing, spreadsheets, etc.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Proficiency in languages other than English is desirable, but not required

To Apply

Send resume to jobs@nationalactionnetwork.net

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