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Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Distributed Organizing Manager

Position Summary

Department: Campaigns & Organizing

Reports to: Sr. Director of Campaigns and Organizing

Supervises: National Digital Campaigner (to be hired in Fall 2024)

About Mothers Out Front

Mothers Out Front builds our power as mothers to ensure a livable climate for all children. We are growing a multi-racial, cross-class, intergenerational movement of mothers, grandmothers, and caregivers dedicated to convincing elected officials and business leaders to work for a swift, complete, and just transition away from fossil fuels to clean and renewable energy. We know that mothers have an important role to play in the climate justice movement, and, when it comes to protecting children, mothers are an unstoppable force for change. Our goal is simple: to enable mothers to take active leadership in climate justice work by providing the structure, training, and tools for them to work together and win campaigns in their communities, cities, and states.

About the Role

We are seeking a highly motivated leader to drive the success of Mothers Out Front’s distributed campaigns and organizing efforts. You will lead a team of staff and volunteer campaigners and organizers, helping to ensure the effective development and execution of distributed organizing and campaign strategy and tactics. You will guide member growth, member-led team development, and power building.

What You’ll Do

  • Help hire, supervise and mentor a national digital campaigner and leaders of volunteer-run working groups.
  • Effectively support teams of members around the country to collaborate on shared campaigns and projects remotely. Maintain and moderate effective remote communication structures including a national Slack workspace.
  • Facilitate the development of local, state, and national campaigns, working with staff campaigners, organizers, and fundraisers as well as member leaders to develop strategies and tactics that incorporate strong theories of change and a mix of digital and on-the-ground tactics; Facilitate iteration and revision of campaign plans in response to changing real-world developments.
  • In collaboration with our Member Learning and Success Team and state organizers, ensure members and volunteer leaders have the training and tools needed to campaign and organize successfully.
  • Develop a distributed program budget, growth and diversification strategy to build new member-lead teams through local in-person and digital tactics.
  • Build relationships with movement partners and represent MOF in national coalitions; support staff and member leaders to participate in state, regional, and national coalitions as needed.
  • Coordinate with MOF communications staff to ensure effective and locally relevant implementation of communications plans, narratives, and messages.
  • Work with Senior Data Administrator, National Digital Campaigner, and Communications to ensure best available digital strategies and tactics are in place to support distributed campaigns and organizing.
  • Ensure member data is ethically collected and added to the organization’s databases in a timely manner for effective measurement, evaluation, and analysis.

What You’ll Need

  • At least 6 years experience in digital campaigning and organizing in grassroots, issue advocacy, or electoral settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, execute, and adapt comprehensive advocacy campaign strategies in changing contexts; Familiarity and comfort with systems-based approaches to change is desirable.
  • Experience training and developing staff and community members in organizing, power building, community advocacy, and/or influencing policy – especially through digital platforms.
  • Proficiency with existing digital communications and organizing tools such as Slack, EveryAction, peer-to-peer texting tools, and Google suite, and enthusiasm for learning new tools.
  • Experience collaborating with communications specialists and contributing to media strategies.
  • Experience managing, coaching, and empowering staff.
  • Strong project management skills, coupled with sharp attention to detail, and a demonstrated ability to effectively manage competing priorities; Demonstrable focus, resilience, and the problem-solving skill to develop solutions under challenging circumstances.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to distill complex ideas into clear, compelling messages.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and engage effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Commitment to social justice, diversity, and inclusion: Demonstrates a strong commitment to social justice and actively works to dismantle systems of oppression, including racism, sexism, misogyny, classism, ableism, homophobia, xenophobia, and other forms of discrimination. Demonstrated ability and commitment to working with people from a variety of ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds, as well as varying religious, educational, generational, and gender identity backgrounds.
  • A strong understanding of how climate change disproportionately impacts low income and marginalized communities and environmental and climate justice solutions that address these inequalities is highly desirable.
  • Openness to ongoing learning and coaching from colleagues at every level.
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment where teamwork, collegiality and self-motivation are necessary for success.
  • Ability to travel at least 10% of the time for distributed team site visits and team meetings.

Details: Mothers Out Front is a fully remote organization. Candidates must be based in the United States and will work from a home office. This is a full-time position.

Salary and benefits: The salary range for an Organizing Manager is $78,000 - $88,000, depending on experience. Benefits include health, vision, and dental coverage, a 401(k) plan, flexible spending plan, paid vacation, holidays, sick days, and support for remote work set-up. We offer ongoing training opportunities, a fast-paced, dynamic, supportive, and collaborative setting and we are proudly women-led!

The priority deadline to apply is Friday, May 31, 2024. This search is being supported by NRG Consulting Group. Please contact hiring@mothersoutfront.org with any questions.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation

Mothers Out Front is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The organization encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, record of arrest or conviction and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need assistance applying online, please e-mail hr@mothersoutfront.org. If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.