Massachusetts State Organizer, Mothers Out Front, Cambridge, MA
Massachusetts State Organizer
Posted on: October 17, 2014
Application deadline: November 1, 2014
Start date: December 1, 2014
Posted by: Mothers Out Front
Mothers Out Front is building a movement of mothers and grandmothers to provide the political will needed to achieve a livable climate and bright future for all children in the face of climate change. We are seeking a Massachusetts state organizer to oversee all organizing efforts in the state. The position reports to the Organizing Director.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a start-up nonprofit organization aiming to take the best ideas in movement-building and grow our work within Massachusetts and across the country.
Establish and manage calendar of organizing work for Mothers Out Front state-level network for the coming year.
Work with volunteer teams to establish yearly meeting calendar.
Guide volunteers to establish statewide and team strategic, capacity-building, and learning goals.
Guide volunteers to develop statewide structure and teams.
Coach volunteers to enact strategy, build volunteer leadership, and recruit supporters.
Ensure that learning process is embedded and codified in all the work of the statewide organization.
Supervise Massachusetts Organizing Coordinator.
Ensure that statewide strategic, capacity-building, and learning goals are consistent with nationwide goals.
Experience in organizing and movement building.
Demonstrated success in working with volunteers to achieve a goal.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
A desire to learn.
An ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, campaign like environment.
Enjoy and have the ability to work in teams.
An ability to sometimes work evenings and weekends.
A strong commitment to address climate change.
HOW TO APPLY
Salary commensurate with experience.
Serious applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. No calls please.
Women, people of color, LGBTQs, and members of other historically disenfranchised groups are especially welcome and encouraged to apply.