UnifiEd is seeking an Organizing Director (Organizer Level IV) to orchestrate organizing operations, develop direct reports and indirectly manage volunteer activities, to fulfill the organization’s campaign goals. UnifiEd is a community-led movement of parents, teachers, and citizens who want every student in Chattanooga to have the chance to attend great public schools.
Qualified candidates must have: a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field; demonstrated ability to organize effectively over a long-term span (i.e. setting organizing goals, with timelines, and reaching those goals or have worked through at least one campaign from planning stages through implementation); strong character references; sound interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced and highly growing non-profit; a customer-focused approach and ability to learn and adapt to needs and changes quickly; and prior community, political or labor organizing experience. Bilingual skills and prior campaign experience in Chattanooga, TN is preferred.
Additional eligibility qualifications include: Flexibility to work long hours, nights and weekends: Ability to lead, motivate and inspire organizing staff, as well as developing citizens into leaders; Demonstrated ability to write field plans and execute them independently; Demonstrated ability to train new organizers in organizing practices; and Demonstrated ability to lead and manage other organizing staff.
Compensation and Benefits include: Salary of $50,000 per year; After 60-day probationary period, Employer will pay 90% of Health and Dental Insurance and grant 10 days paid vacation and 12 days sick leave; and 403b retirement plan with 3% match is available.
To apply, send the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
– Cover Letter, highlighting what one quality makes you most qualified;
– Essay on how you would craft a campaign for UnifiEd, not to exceed 300 words.