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REGIONAL DIRECTOR
Expansion Counties
COMMUNITY ORGANIZER
Various Locations
COMMUNITY ORGANIZER
Tampa Bay
COMMUNITY ORGANIZER
Kissimmee

Regional Director

Expansion Counties

Reports to:

Sr. Vice President of Operations

Direct Reports:

Yes

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida and Organize Florida Education Fund seek a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as the Regional Director, Expansion Counties. The Regional Director, Expansion Counties is responsible for engaging members in Pinellas, Pasco, Polk, Alachua, & Hillsborough Counties in; political and issue based campaigns and overseeing ongoing issue campaigns for the organizations, including the Fight for 15 and Climate Change work, Standing With Women & Families among others. S/he will ensure the achievement of short and long term goals for the organization, both programmatically and financially. This position also serves on the organizations Core Leadership Team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategic campaign plan for local and state campaigns that promote the vision and mission of the organization;
  • Develop and implement comprehensive plan for membership recruitment, engagement, and leadership development of members;
  • Manage and motivate the team of organizers for the issue-based campaigns;
  • Collaborate with the Sr. Vice President of Operations and Executive Director & Co-Founder to ensure programmatic and campaign goals are being met;
  • Work with Political & Civic Engagement Director to build relationships with local partners as they relate to specific campaign plans;
  • Provide supervision and management to organizers, volunteers and campaign partners.

Key Qualifications

We are seeking a seasoned social justice leader with strong references who is interested in growing the organization into a credible powerhouse organization in the assigned areas. A successful candidate must believe in the core values of Organize Florida and be driven by its mission. The ideal candidate should have at least 3-5 years of organizing experience, experience organizing in coalition with grassroots, political and labor allies, strong writing skills, and experience in fundraising. Candidates should also have:

  • Experience leading organizing campaigns with state or local significance;  
  • Understanding of issues facing low income communities, minority communities,  women, LGBTQ communities, low-wage workers, immigrant communities, and other impacted communities;
  • Demonstrated experience in recruiting, motivating, and training staff, activists and volunteers;
  • Experience building broad-based coalitions;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills - good attention to detail and well organized;
  • Self-motivated - proven ability to work independently;
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment;
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours;
  • Commitment and passion for social justice

To Apply

Send a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to OrganizeNowHiring@gmail.com with subject: Regional Director, Expansion Counties. No phone calls please.

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, paid vacation and paid time off.  This position will be based in the Orlando Headquarters office location with frequent travel in assigned region.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply.

Community Organizer

Various Locations

Reports to:

Regional Director

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as an Organizer in an assigned region (Pinellas County, Pasco County, Alachua County, Hillsborough County, or Polk County).  The organizer will be responsible for building a strong base of community members to build power in their assigned area.  Additionally, s/he engage and recruit members and help develop leadership among members.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Represent Organize Florida in a professional manner to the community.
  • Support the development and implementation of various campaigns.
  • Build out a base of low income and people of color residents.
  • Identify and recruit members for Organize Florida.
  • Assist in identifying and developing leadership among members
  • Assist with building out issue committees.
  • Work with the Regional Director to develop strategies and a vision to win.
  • Participate in and conduct trainings as a part of professional development.
  • Continuously update and maintain data related to membership, trainings and campaigns.
  • Support civic engagement work.
  • Work with Organize Florida partners for joint actions, trainings, campaigns.
  • Prepare and submit regular and ad hoc reports.
  • Coalition building and outreach to solicit participation of members into the Leadership Development Path.

Key Qualifications

  • Commitment and passion for social, racial and gender justice;
  • 2 years of experience in community, labor, or grassroots organizing;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income and minority communities;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Willingness to work on local issue campaigns along with contributing to possible statewide and national campaigns.
  • Self-motivated – proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.

To Apply

Send a cover letter detailing how you heard about the position and resume with salary requirements to OrganizeNowHiring@gmail.com with subject: Community Organizer, and specify region. No phone calls please.

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off.  This position will be based in assigned region, with frequent travel to Orlando headquarters office.

Organize Now is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply.

Community Organizer

Tampa Bay

Reports to:

Sr. Lead Organizer and/or Regional Director, Central Florida

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as a Community Organizer in the Tampa Bay region.  The organizer will be responsible for building a strong base of community members to build power in their assigned area.  Additionally, s/he engage and recruit members and help develop leadership among members.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Represent Organize Florida in a professional manner to the community.
  • Support the development and implementation of various campaigns.
  • Build out a base of low income and people of color residents.
  • Identify and recruit members for Organize Florida.
  • Assist in identifying and developing leadership among members
  • Assist with building out issue committees.
  • Work with the Sr. Lead Organizer and/or the Regional Director to develop strategies and a vision to win.
  • Participate in and conduct trainings as a part of professional development.
  • Continuously update and maintain data related to membership, trainings and campaigns.
  • Support civic engagement work.
  • Work with Organize Florida partners for joint actions, trainings, campaigns.
  • Prepare and submit regular and ad hoc reports.
  • Coalition building and outreach to solicit participation of members into the Leadership Development Path.

Key Qualifications

  • Commitment and passion for social, racial and gender justice;
  • 2 years of experience in community, labor, or grassroots organizing;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income and minority communities;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Willingness to work on local issue campaigns along with contributing to possible statewide and national campaigns.
  • Self-motivated – proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.

To Apply

Send a cover letter detailing how you heard about the position and resume with salary requirements to OrganizeNowHiring@gmail.com with subject: Community Organizer, Tampa. No phone calls please.

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off.  This position will be based in assigned region, with frequent travel to Orlando headquarters office.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply.

Community Organizer

Kissimmee

Reports to:

Sr. Lead Organizer, Kissimmee and/or Regional Director, Central Florida

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as a Community Organizer in the Orlando & Kissimmee region.  The organizer will be responsible for building a strong base of community members to build power in their assigned area.  Additionally, s/he engage and recruit members and help develop leadership among members.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Represent Organize Florida in a professional manner to the community.
  • Support the development and implementation of various campaigns.
  • Build out a base of low income and people of color residents.
  • Identify and recruit members for Organize Florida.
  • Assist in identifying and developing leadership among members
  • Assist with building out issue committees.
  • Work with the Sr. Lead Organizer and/or the Regional Director to develop strategies and a vision to win.
  • Participate in and conduct trainings as a part of professional development.
  • Continuously update and maintain data related to membership, trainings and campaigns.
  • Support civic engagement work.
  • Work with Organize Florida partners for joint actions, trainings, campaigns.
  • Prepare and submit regular and ad hoc reports.
  • Coalition building and outreach to solicit participation of members into the Leadership Development Path.

Key Qualifications

  • Commitment and passion for social, racial and gender justice;
  • 2 years of experience in community, labor, or grassroots organizing;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income and minority communities;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Willingness to work on local issue campaigns along with contributing to possible statewide and national campaigns.
  • Self-motivated – proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.

To Apply

Send a cover letter detailing how you heard about the position and resume with salary requirements to OrganizeNowHiring@gmail.com with subject: Community Organizer, Kissimmee. No phone calls please.

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off.  This position will be based in assigned region, with frequent travel to Orlando headquarters office.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply.

SR. LEAD ORGANIZER
Orlando
CAMPAIGNS DIRECTOR
Headquarters/Orlando

Sr. Lead Organizer

Orlando

Reports to:

Regional Director, Central Florida

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as a Sr. Lead Organizer, Orlando. The organizer will be responsible for leading a team of Organizers in the Orlando region to help and support the building of a strong base of community members to build power in their assigned area.  Additionally, s/he engage and recruit members and help develop leadership among their direct reports and members they recruit. The Sr. Lead Organizer will also serve on the Central Florida Regional Leadership Team, which engages in strategies to strengthen the mission and values of Organize Florida throughout the Central Florida region.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coach, develop, and hold accountable direct reports (staff members) in day-to-day work and projects/campaigns.
  • Represent Organize Florida in a professional manner to the community.
  • Strategically support the development and implementation of various campaigns.
  • Build out a base of low income and people of color residents.
  • Identify and recruit members for Organize Florida.
  • Assist in identifying and developing leadership among members
  • Assist with building out issue committees through various strategies and leadership methods.
  • Serve alongside the Regional Director to develop strategies and a vision to strengthen the work being done in region.
  • Participate in and conduct trainings as a part of professional development.
  • Continuously update and maintain data related to membership, trainings and campaigns.
  • Work with Organize Florida partners for joint actions, trainings, campaigns.
  • Prepare and submit regular and ad hoc reports.
  • Coalition building and outreach to solicit participation of members into the Leadership Development Path.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience in managing and developing direct reports and teams
  • Commitment and passion for social, racial and gender justice
  • 3-5 years of experience in community, labor, or grassroots organizing
  • Understanding of issues facing low income and minority communities
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics
  • Willingness to work on local issue campaigns along with contributing to possible statewide and national campaigns
  • Self-motivated – proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours

To Apply

Send a cover letter detailing how you heard about the position and resume with salary requirements to OrganizeNowHiring@gmail.com with subject: Sr. Lead Organizer, Orlando. No phone calls please.

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off.  This position will be based in assigned region, with frequent travel to Orlando headquarters office.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply.

Campaigns Director

Reports To

Executive Director & Co-Founder and Sr. Vice President of Operations

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as the Campaigns Director.  Along with the Executive Director & Co-Founder and the Sr. Vice President of Operations, the Campaigns Director is responsible for providing thought leadership for ongoing campaign work; working closely with field organizing teams and members to strengthen, align, and coordinate ongoing issue campaigns and platforms; and developing strategic communications on current campaigns. They will work closely with the organizations Regional Directors to reach all campaign goals. This is a full-time salaried position that will also serve on the organizations Core Leadership Team (CLT).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategic campaign plans for local and state campaigns that promote the vision and mission of the organization;
  • Collaborate with the Central Florida and Tampa Bay organizing teams and member leaders to reach all campaign goals;
  • Implement creative and innovative strategies that move state and local campaigns forward including using strategic communications;
  • Build relationships with local partners as they relate to specific campaign plans;
  • Attend coalition meetings, calls and conferences as they relate to specific campaign plans or political strategy of organization.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience with organizing campaigns with state or local significance; 
  • Understanding of issues facing low income communities, minority communities, women, LGBTQ communities, low-wage workers, immigrant communities, and other impacted communities;
  • Demonstrated experience in recruiting, motivating, and training staff, activists and volunteers;
  • Experience building broad-based coalitions;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Self-motivated - proven ability to work independently;
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment;
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours;
  • Commitment and passion for social justice and the Organize Florida mission.

To Apply

Send a cover letter detailing how you heard about the position and resume with salary requirements to OrganizeNowHiring@gmail.com with subject: Campaigns Director. No phone calls please.

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off.  This position will be based in the Orlando headquarters office.

Organize Now is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply.