Organizing Manager - (Remote Position)

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Job Description

The Organizing Manager plays a pivotal role in the development and continued success of Everytown for Gun Safety. Each Organizing Manager oversees several state-level volunteer chapters including Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, and Everytown Survivor Network volunteers, focusing on training chapter leaders and the leadership teams to meet the organizations goals in each state and to build an inclusive, and equitable chapter that represents the diversity of the state. Organizing Managers work with chapter leadership to develop strategic growth plans and grassroots organizing campaigns for each state. They assess needs, collaboratively set priorities, identify resources, and aid the chapters in their communications, partnerships, educational and advocacy efforts. Organizing Managers conduct site visits to their states, hold regular meetings with leaders, and run campaigns alongside members of other Everytown teams.Organizing Managers receive training and resources upon starting, including background on the gun violence prevention movement, Everytowns policy positions, managing for equity and inclusion, and volunteer management training.This position is permanently work-from-home and applicants from any location are encouraged to apply. The deadline to apply is Sunday Dec 13th.RESPONSIBILITIESDevelop volunteer leadersMentor, train and manage volunteer leaders so that they can best support and grow chapter membership; regularly assess development needs of volunteer leadership.Build diverse teams and using management skills for equity and inclusion and equip volunteer leaders with the same skill set and knowledgeValue different perspectives and proactively engage people with a variety of backgrounds and experiences in order to build a strong movement, while teaching volunteers to do the sameLead by example through demonstrations of integrity and professionalismShare direct feedback with others and listen to and implement feedback givenChapter growth and building power:Ensure volunteer chapters are building sustainable grassroots field power for the organization to prevent gun violenceCollaboratively create and oversee implementation of growth plans for chapters in the region, including developing the chapter in both breadth and depth of knowledgeUtilize data about gun violence and a chapters growth and volunteer retention to direct the chapters focus and energyOrganizing strategy and campaign development:Work closely with the National Organizing Director and Deputy National Organizing Directors to develop national and local strategies for various campaigns and programsCollaboratively set long and short-term priorities with chapters; ensure work on the ground stays focused on agreed upon priorities, while maintaining flexibility needed to rapidly respond to new opportunities and challengesSeed, encourage and support tactical innovations from volunteers and help replicate those successes elsewhereEnsure campaign plans are in touch with realities on the ground; act as a bridge between volunteers and other stakeholders to make sure the organizations plans are realistic and set up to succeed, advocating for volunteer needs to the larger organization.Represent Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action and EverytownAct as a liaison between volunteer leaders and the rest of the organization; continually build confidence and excitement about our work, priorities and organizational choicesMaintain regular communication with Chapter Leadership, serve as first point of contact for questions or needs, and connect them to staff contacts as appropriateServe as public spokesperson when appropriateOther dutiesDevelop knowledge on gun violence prevention policy, local and regional politics and relevant policy issues within the regionMonitor social media and other public platforms for appropriate content and ensure Chapter Leadership adhere to Social Media Code of ConductManage regional budgets and approve budget requests from chaptersServe as a liaison between the Organizing Team and other departmentsOther duties as assignedQUALIFICATIONSUnderstand how stereotypes, bias, and forms of racism in America (including structural racism, implicit bias, gender bias, religious bias, ageism, and bias based on gender identity or sexual orientation) impact our society, with an expectation that you will develop an ability to articulate the connection between these large societal issues and the disproportionate impact of gun violence on specific demographic groups in AmericaUnderstand how dynamics of power, voice, and privilege impact one-on-one and group interactions, and a commitment to using power, voice, and privilege to make our movement more equitablePassion for the organizations missionStrong volunteer or staff management skills, in particular experience working with diverse or marginalized communities, constituents, and volunteer leadersPassion for and demonstrated experience developing and mentoring volunteers or staffOrganizing or campaign experience (issue or electoral)Experience writing and leading trainingsAbility to understand, evaluate, and articulate policy and strategic planning issuesStrong interpersonal skillsAbility to work with deadlines, under pressure, and be flexibleAbility to travel within the USSelf-motivated and proactive problem solverComfort with social media, data management and technology such as VANFluency in Spanish not required but is a plusADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThis position is a telework position. Please note that such arrangements are not a substitute for childcare or other dependent care.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Everytown for Gun Safety provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Candidates who are members of historically underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. A diverse workforce and open culture are at the heart of our organization and vital to our success.ABOUT MOMS DEMAND ACTIONMoms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is a grassroots movement of Americans fighting for public safety measures that can protect people from gun violence. Moms Demand Action campaigns for new and stronger solutions to lax gun laws and loopholes that jeopardize the safety of our families. Moms Demand Action has established a chapter in every state of the country and, along with Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Students Demand Action and the Everytown Survivor Network, it is part of Everytown for Gun Safety, the largest gun violence prevention organization in the country with nearly 6 million supporters and more than 350,000 donors.ABOUT STUDENTS DEMAND ACTIONStudents Demand Action is a grassroots movement, created by and for teens and young adults, to channel the energy and passion of hig