Reports to: Director of Public Outreach, Enough
Staff reporting to this position: None
Position classification: Exempt, full-time
Enough, a project of the Center for American Progress, seeks a candidate for Campaign Organizer. The Organizer will be responsible for coordinating offline community engagement work for Enough's campaign initiatives, ensuring that campaigns continue to directly influence decision makers and achieve meaningful policy change to end genocide and crimes against humanity. The Organizer will work under the supervision of the Director of Public Outreach and in close collaboration with Enough Project policy, advocacy, campaign, and communications staff to spread awareness and mobilize targeted action by the public. This is a full-time position based in Washington, D.C.
Help expand and diversify the Enough Project's campaign presence and supporter base across the United States—primarily focusing on faith-based communities, diaspora groups, and other influential grasstops networks.
Identify, cultivate, train, and deploy individuals with the potential to become volunteer community leaders and build their capacity to directly organize on Enough's key priorities through special events, teach-ins, speaking engagements, lobby meetings, direct actions, and coalition-building with local NGOs in their communities.
Coordinate new and ongoing projects that engage community activists, grasstops leaders, and concerned members of the public in offline campaigning actions.
Requirements and qualifications:
Bachelor's degree plus two or more years of professional experience in social justice and grassroots organizing.
Strong knowledge and commitment to human rights and genocide prevention.
Experience in developing and running effective training workshops.
Experience in designing and delivering activist actions.
Excellent public speaking and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to engage with and successfully mobilize diverse constituencies.
Willingness to travel within the United States (up to 25 percent of the time); must hold current U.S. driver's license.
Strong project management and coordination skills.
Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and multitask.
Strategic thinker who is able to deliver results in shifting political environments.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
Commitment to multiculturalism, nondiscrimination, and diversity.
Committed to Enough's mission and goals.
American Progress provides a competitive compensation and benefits package.
American Progress is an equal opportunity employer; women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
For more information on the Center for American Progress, please go to www.americanprogress.org .
For more information on the Center for American Progress Action Fund, please go to www.americanprogressaaction.org .
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