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Digital Organizer

New Virginia Majority

Full time

Posted: 08/20/2020

Application Deadline:

Location:

Chantilly, Alexandria, Norfolk ,
DESCRIPTION:

New Virginia Majority is looking for an experienced Digital Organizer to help implement digital strategy at the policy, political and organizing level, grow social media presence and engagement, and support and build campaigns and organizing efforts. 

Location: (One position in one of three locations in VA: Northern VA, Richmond, or Norfolk)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and maintain robust presence on all digital platforms including email, social media and website, producing compelling, timely content
  • Execute digital campaigns strategies to grow online membership and engagement of our online supporters in taking action.
  • In collaboration with organizing staff, use social media, email, online advertising and other digital tools to develop online-to-offline organizing programs
  • Strengthen online fundraising
  • Develop strategies aimed at targeting,  building and retaining membership segments based on issue, campaign, demographic and other variables to deepen activism and engagement among members with specific interests
  • Track, understand and apply analytics and metrics to measure effectiveness of tools and strategies
  • Maintain high quality and timely web site presence; ensure ease of navigation, message consistency, relevance and engagement opportunities for visitors.
  • Work with external vendors
  • Train and advise staff on digital communications strategy and social media best practices.
  • Track technology trends and apply needed upgrades and innovations to ensure platforms and campaigns remain current
  • Perform other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Committed to New Virginia Majority’s mission of social, racial, and economic justice.
  • At least 2 years experience creating high-quality digital content and campaigns to move people to take action.
  • Excellent project management and time management skills: ability both rapidly respond to day-to-day needs while conceiving and implementing bigger projects over time
  • Highly proficient in CRMs, CMSs, social media flatforms, SMS texting software, basic motion graphics editing
  • Experience with HTML coding and CSS
  • Ability to develop and maintain a variety of relationships on multiple levels.
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to take direction and constructive feedback.
  • Excellent organizational skills including superior attention to detail.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English languages is preferred

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Salaries are competitive. Salary range is $38,000 - $42,000, commensurate with experience, and comes with an excellent benefits package, including health, vision, dental, and stipends for phone and transportation.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to https://www.newvirginiamajority.org/jobs with the position name and preferred location in the subject header.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to applicants whose candidacy is not being pursued. No phone calls please.

New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We organize around issues of racial, economic, and environmental justice year-round through mass political education, intensive leadership development, mobilization, and mass voter outreach. We fight for a Virginia that is just, democratic and environmentally sustainable. We are an equal opportunity employer

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Deputy Organizing Director

New Virginia Majority

Full time

Posted: 08/19/2020

Application Deadline:

Location:

Richmond ,

Deputy Organizing Director

New Virginia Majority (NVM) is Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization that builds power in working-class communities of color by mobilizing and organizing thousands of voters and residents across the Commonwealth. We seek conscious and skilled individuals with a deep commitment to racial and economic justice. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.  

POSITION:

Deputy Organizing Director (1)

POSITION TYPE:

Full-time

LOCATION:

Richmond, Hampton Roads, or Northern VA (preference for Richmond and Hampton Roads)

DESCRIPTION:

New Virginia Majority is hiring a full-time Deputy Organizing Director. This work involves supervising and working with lead community organizers and member leaders on specific issue campaigns, base-building and member leader development.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Help Lead New Virginia Majority’s multi-issue campaigns, supervising lead community organizers, issue campaigns and mobilizations to build leaders and power in working class communities of color across the Commonwealth
  • Working with lead community organizers, oversee efforts to manage regular membership meetings with a standing agenda and support new leaders to facilitate meetings geared towards peer engagement and immediate activation
  • Support actions, trainings and mobilization opportunities in order to activate members and activists
  • Mobilize and track ladder of engagement of members and activists at various events and field opportunities in database
  • Develop the popular consciousness of members through popular education, reflection, and leadership development
  • Provide support to leaders
  • Participate in campaign development, strategizing and implementation
  • Participate in building campaign coalitions and key relationships with campaign related allies
  • Perform other duties as required

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Committed to New Virginia Majority’s mission of social, racial and economic justice
  • Provide support to leadership organizing organizing 
  • At least 4 years paid organizing experience, leading and executing issue campaigns successfully
  • At least 1 year of full time experience supervising and developing  community organizers
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines and able to develop and move projects forward with independence and autonomy
  • Self-motivated and works well both independently and on a team
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, manage multiple projects
  • Ability to take direction and constructive feedback
  • Experience organizing in / with communities of color, including immigrants
  • Driver’s license and access to a car
  • A minimum one-year commitment to the position
  • Bilingual english and spanish proficiency preferred

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Salary range is $57,000-$67,000, commensurate with experience and comes with an excellent benefits package, including health, vision, dental and stipends for phone use. 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit a cover letter and resume and contact information for three references to https://www.newvirginiamajority.org/jobs. 

Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to applicants whose candidacy is not being pursued. No phone calls or email please. 

 

New Virginia Majority is an equal opportunity employer. NVM recruits, hires, trains and promotes without regard to race, creed, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability condition or marital status. NVM hires employees based upon qualifications, experience and training required for successful performance of the job as defined in the written job description.

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Community Organizer / Right to Vote

New Virginia Majority

Full time

Posted: 08/19/2020

Application Deadline:

Location:

Richmond ,
New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We seek conscious and skilled individuals with a deep commitment to racial and economic justice to join our team. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

POSITION: 

Community Organizer

POSITION TYPE:

Full-time

LOCATION:

Richmond, VA

DESCRIPTION:

New Virginia Majority is looking to hire a full-time community organizer who will recruit, engage, activate and retain formerly incarcerated people and their loved ones as members, develop their leadership, and work with our lead organizer to help build community-based leadership teams that we call ‘right to vote clubs.’

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build strong relationships and identify and develop leaders into clear membership roles. Timely and aggressive follow up with leads generated by field efforts including one-on-one meetings, and tabling activities (adhering to physical distancing), and online recruitment
  • Mobilize and track engagement of members and activists at various events and field opportunities in database.
  • Support staff in maintaining robust presence on all digital platforms including email, social media and website, producing compelling, timely content
  • Support digital campaigns strategies to grow online membership and engagement of our online supporters in taking action.
  • Support building graphics for campaigns
  • Help drive social media, email, online advertising strategy
  • Provide support to leaders.
  • Familiar with the criminal justice reform sector either personally or through professional experience.
  • Perform other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Committed to New Virginia Majority’s mission of social, racial and economic justice.
  • Experience with grassroots organizing, specifically issue campaigns.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a variety of relationships on multiple levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines; able to develop and move projects forward with independence and autonomy.
  • Self-motivated and works well both independently and on a team.
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to take direction and constructive feedback.
  • Excellent project management and time management skills: ability both rapidly respond to day-to-day needs while conceiving and implementing bigger projects over time
  • Preference for working with 
  • Driver’s license and access to a car.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Salaries are competitive. Salary range is $36,000 - $42,000, commensurate with experience, and comes with an excellent benefits package, including health, vision, dental, and stipends for phone and transportation.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit a cover letter and resume and contact information for three references. Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to applicants whose candidacy is not being pursued. No phone calls or email please. 

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

***

New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We organizes in communities year-round for racial, economic, and environmental justice through political education, mass-scale voter outreach, mobilization, and intensive leadership development around dozens of issues. We fight for a Virginia that is just, democratic and environmentally sustainable. We are an equal opportunity employer.

 
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Community Organizer / Immigrant Justice

New Virginia Majority

Full time

Posted: 08/19/2020

Application Deadline:

Location:

Richmond ,
New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We seek conscious and skilled individuals with a deep commitment to racial and economic justice to join our team. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

POSITION: 

Community Organizer

POSITION TYPE:

Full-time

LOCATION:

Richmond, VA

DESCRIPTION:

New Virginia Majority is looking to hire a full-time community organizer who will recruit, engage, activate and retain members, develop leaders, build community-based leadership teams, conduct political education trainings to, and execute campaign strategy, working with Latinx immigrant communities in the Richmond, VA metro area.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build strong relationships and identify and develop leaders into clear membership roles. Timely and aggressive follow up with leads generated by field efforts including one-on-one meetings, house visits and other methods of grassroots outreach.
  • Manage regular membership meetings with a standing agenda and supporting new leaders to facilitate meetings geared towards peer engagement and immediate activation.
  • Create actions, trainings and mobilization opportunities in order to activate members and activists.
  • Mobilize and track engagement of members and activists at various events and field opportunities in database.
  • Develop the political consciousness of the affiliate organizations’ leaders through popular education, reflection, leadership development and developing appropriate educational materials.
  • Provide support to leaders.
  • Participate in campaign development, strategizing and implementation.
  • Participate in building campaign coalitions and key relationships with campaign-related allies.
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Committed to New Virginia Majority’s mission of social, racial and economic justice.
  • Experience with grassroots organizing.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a variety of relationships on multiple levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines; able to develop and move projects forward with independence and autonomy.
  • Self-motivated and works well both independently and on a team.
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to take direction and constructive feedback.
  • Driver’s license and access to a car.
  • A minimum one-year commitment to the position.
  • Experience organizing immigrant communities is preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Spanish.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English languages is preferred

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Salaries are competitive. Salary range is $36,000 - $42,000, commensurate with experience, and comes with an excellent benefits package, including health, vision, dental, and stipends for phone and transportation.

***

New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We organizes in communities year-round for racial, economic, and environmental justice through political education, mass-scale voter outreach, mobilization, and intensive leadership development around dozens of issues. We fight for a Virginia that is just, democratic and environmentally sustainable. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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Community Organizer

New Virginia Majority

Full time

Posted: 08/19/2020

Application Deadline:

Location:

Norfolk,
New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We seek conscious and skilled individuals with a deep commitment to racial and economic justice to join our team. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

POSITION: 

Community Organizer

POSITION TYPE:

Full-time

LOCATION:

Norfolk/Virginia Beach

DESCRIPTION:

New Virginia Majority is looking to hire a full-time community organizer who will recruit, engage, activate and retain members, develop leaders, build community-based leadership teams, conduct political education trainings to, and execute campaign strategy.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build strong relationships and identify and develop leaders into clear membership roles. Timely and aggressive follow up with leads generated by field efforts including one-on-one meetings, house visits and other methods of grassroots outreach.
  • Manage regular membership meetings with a standing agenda and supporting new leaders to facilitate meetings geared towards peer engagement and immediate activation.
  • Create actions, trainings and mobilization opportunities in order to activate members and activists.
  • Mobilize and track engagement of members and activists at various events and field opportunities in database.
  • Develop the political consciousness of the affiliate organizations’ leaders through popular education, reflection, leadership development and developing appropriate educational materials.
  • Provide support to leaders.
  • Participate in campaign development, strategizing and implementation.
  • Participate in building campaign coalitions and key relationships with campaign-related allies.
  • Perform other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Committed to New Virginia Majority’s mission of social, racial and economic justice.
  • Experience with grassroots organizing.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a variety of relationships on multiple levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines; able to develop and move projects forward with independence and autonomy.
  • Self-motivated and works well both independently and on a team.
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to take direction and constructive feedback.
  • Driver’s license and access to a car.
  • A minimum one-year commitment to the position.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Salaries are competitive. Salary range is $36,000 - $42,000, commensurate with experience, and comes with an excellent benefits package, including health, vision, dental, and stipends for phone and transportation.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit a cover letter and resume and contact information for three references. Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to applicants whose candidacy is not being pursued. No phone calls or email please. 

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

***

New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We organizes in communities year-round for racial, economic, and environmental justice through political education, mass-scale voter outreach, mobilization, and intensive leadership development around dozens of issues. We fight for a Virginia that is just, democratic and environmentally sustainable. We are an equal opportunity employer.

 
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Coalition/Community Organizing

New Virginia Majority

Full time

Posted: 08/19/2020

Application Deadline:

Location:

Loudoun,
COALITION / COMMUNITY ORGANIZER
Location: Loudoun, VA
Type: Full TimeMin. Experience: Entry Level
 
New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We seek conscious and skilled individuals with a deep commitment to racial and economic justice to join our team. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

POSITION: 

Coalition Organizer

POSITION TYPE:

Full-time

LOCATION:

Loudoun County / Chantilly, Virginia

DESCRIPTION:

New Virginia Majority is looking to hire a full-time coalition organizer who will recruit, engage, activate and retain key institutional members and groups, develop leaders, build community-based leadership teams, conduct political education trainings, and execute campaign strategy.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build strong relationships with institutional leaders and members into clear membership roles including key constituent groups in the Loudoun County / Western Fairfax regions.
  • Conduct timely and aggressive follow up with leads generated by field efforts including one-on-one meetings, and other methods of grassroots outreach.
  • Strengthen existing organizing and conduct alliance building between coalition groups and Northern Virginia’s Latinx immigrants and other people of color communities. 
  • Help manage regular membership meetings with a standing agenda and supporting new leaders.
  • Create actions, training and mobilization opportunities in order to activate members and activists.
  • Mobilize and track engagement of members and activists at various events and field opportunities in the database.
  • Develop the political consciousness of leaders through popular education, reflection, leadership development and developing appropriate educational materials.
  • Provide support to institutional leaders.
  • Develop campaign plans working with core leaders, strategize and help with implementation.
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Committed to New Virginia Majority’s mission of social, racial and economic justice.
  • Experience with grassroots organizing and coalition building.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a variety of relationships on multiple levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines; able to develop and move projects forward with independence and autonomy.
  • Self-motivated and works well both independently and on a team.
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to take direction and constructive feedback.
  • Driver’s license and access to a car.
  • A minimum one-year commitment to the position.
  • Experience organizing immigrant communities is preferred.
  • Must speak English; Proficiency in one or more of the following preferable: Arabic, Hindi, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Salaries are competitive. Salary range is $45,000 - $48,000, commensurate with experience, and comes with an excellent benefits package, including health, vision, dental, and stipends for phone and transportation.

***

New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We organizes in communities year-round for racial, economic, and environmental justice through political education, mass-scale voter outreach, mobilization, and intensive leadership development around dozens of issues. We fight for a Virginia that is just, democratic and environmentally sustainable. We are an equal opportunity employer.

 
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Asian American Pacific Islander Lead Organizer

New

Full time

Posted: 08/18/2020

Application Deadline:

Location:

Alexandria,
Asian American Pacific Islander Lead Organizer
Location: Alexandria, VA
Type: Full TimeMin. Experience: Experienced
 

New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We seek conscious and skilled individuals with a deep commitment to racial and economic justice to join our team. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

POSITION:

ACE Lead Organizer

POSITION TYPE:

Full-time

LOCATION:

Alexandria, VA 

DESCRIPTION:

New Virginia Majority is looking to hire a full-time Lead AAPI Community Organizer who will recruit, engage, activate and retain members, develop leaders, build community-based leadership teams, conduct political education trainings, and execute campaign strategy on local and state campaigns.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive efforts to build strong relationships and identify and develop leaders into clear membership roles. Timely and aggressive follow up with leads generated by field efforts including one-on-one meetings, house visits and other methods of grassroots outreach.
  • Manage regular membership meetings with a standing agenda and supporting new leaders to facilitate meetings geared towards peer engagement and immediate activation.
  • Lead and supervise a team of up to 3 organizers.
  • Create actions, trainings and mobilization opportunities in order to activate members and activists.
  • Mobilize and track engagement of members and activists at various events and field opportunities in database.
  • Develop the political consciousness of the affiliate organizations’ leaders through popular education, reflection, leadership development and developing appropriate educational materials.
  • Provide support to leaders.
  • Participate in campaign development, strategizing and implementation.
  • Participate in building campaign coalitions and key relationships with campaign-related allies.
  • Willing to put in the flexible hours to get the work done, including some nights and weekends.
  • Perform other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Committed to New Virginia Majority’s mission of social, racial and economic justice.
  • 2 or more years experience in community organizing and running issue campaigns.
  • 1+ year experience with supervising organizing staff.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a variety of relationships on multiple levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines.
  • Self-motivated and works well both independently and on a team.
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to take direction and constructive feedback.
  • Driver’s license and access to a car.
  • A minimum one-year commitment to the position.
  • Experience organizing immigrant communities is preferred.
  • Preference for ability to speak an Asian language – especially Urdu, Bengali, Nepalese, or Vietnamese.  Strong writing skills in English.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Salaries are $47,000 TO $57,000 commensurate with experience, and comes with an excellent benefits package, including health, vision, dental, and stipends for phone and transportation.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to applicants whose candidacy is not being pursued. No phone calls please.

***

New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We organizes in communities year-round for racial, economic, and environmental justice through political education, mass-scale voter outreach, mobilization, and intensive leadership development around dozens of issues. We fight for a Virginia that is just, democratic and environmentally sustainable. We are an equal opportunity employer.

 
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Asian American Pacific Islander Civic Engagement Director

New Virginia Majority

Full time

Posted: 08/18/2020

Application Deadline:

Location:

Alexandria,
Asian American Pacific Islander Civic Engagement Director
Location: Alexandria, VA
Type: Full TimeMin. Experience: Manager/Supervisor
 

POSITION: Asian American Pacific Islander Civic Engagement Collaborative (ACE) Director 

LOCATION: Alexandria

POSITION TYPE: Full-Time

Description:  The ACE Director for the Asian American Pacific Islander Civic Engagement (ACE VA) program is a project of New Virginia Majority. The ACE Director will build AAPI community power through civic engagement, community organizing and coalition work with AAPI partner organizations. ACE is part of NVM’s overall effort to build power and win social, racial, economic, immigrant and environmental justice at the local, state and national levels. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • To build AAPI power in Northern Virginia through:
    • Deep community organizing with working class Asians in Northern Virginia.  Building local and state campaigns to win critical demands, including housing and healthcare. 
    • Alliance building and support to strengthen existing or emerging local AAPI organizations.
    • Civic engagement to increase citizenship, voter registration and/or conscious voter turnout. 

Additional responsibilities:

  • ACE Program evaluation and reporting 
  • Represent ACE/NVM at national and funder meetings 
  • Supervise ACE organizers - including shared community outreach. 
  • Provide vision, leadership, and clear purpose for project 
  • Perform other duties as required including occasional special assignments with New Virginia Majority

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Committed to New Virginia Majority’s mission; 
  • At least 4 years paid full-time organizing experience; 
  • Demonstrated ability running community or labor and/or electoral campaigns. 
  • Experience organizing Asian working class communities.  
  • Strong commitment to economic, racial, and gender justice; Preferred: Ability to speak one or more Asian languages especially Urdu, Nepali, Bengali, Vietnamese, or Mongolian. 
  • Works well in challenging environment both independently and as part of a team; 
  • Ability to prioritize and problem solve efficiently and independently; 
  • Takes initiative, has excellent communication and time management skills; 
  • Ability to take give and take direction and constructive feedback
  •  A valid driver’s license and access to a car.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Salary is competitive from $60,000 to $70,000, commensurate with experience.  Excellent benefits package, including health, vision, dental, and stipends for phone and transportation. 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please go to https://www.newvirginiamajority.org/jobs and send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references.

 Incomplete applications will not be considered. Due to high volume of applications, only those applicants under further consideration will be contacted. No calls please.



New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We organize in communities year-round for racial, economic, and environmental justice through political education, mass-scale voter outreach, mobilization, and intensive leadership development around dozens of issues. We fight for a Virginia that is just, democratic and environmentally sustainable. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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ACE Community Organize

New Virginia Majority

Full time

Posted: 08/18/2020

Application Deadline:

Location:

Alexandria,
ACE COMMUNITY ORGANIZER
Location: Alexandria, VA
Type: Full TimeMin. Experience: Entry Level
 

New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We seek conscious and skilled individuals with a deep commitment to racial and economic justice to join our team. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.  

Please note that currently (7/2020) our office is closed except for occasional planning meetings and outdoors and socially distanced meetings. Hence most work will be conducted remotely.

ACE is an Asian American and Pacific Islander organizing project of  New Virginia Majority. 

POSITION: 

ACE Community Organizer

POSITION TYPE:

Full-time

LOCATION:

Alexandria, Virginia

DESCRIPTION:

New Virginia Majority is looking to hire a full-time community organizer who will recruit, engage, activate and retain members, develop leaders, build community-based leadership teams, conduct political education trainings, and co-develop and execute campaign strategy.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build strong relationships and identify and develop leaders into clear membership roles. Timely and aggressive follow up with leads generated by field efforts including one-on-one meetings, house visits and other methods of grassroots outreach.
  • Strengthen existing organizing and develop new campaigns working with Northern Virginia’s AAPI communities. 
  • Manage regular membership meetings and support new leaders to facilitate meetings geared towards peer engagement and immediate activation.
  • Create actions, training and mobilization opportunities in order to activate members and activists, build power, and win campaigns.
  • Mobilize and use a database to track engagement of members and activists at various events and field opportunities.
  • Develop the political consciousness of the affiliate organizations’ leaders through popular education, reflection, leadership development and developing appropriate educational materials.
  • Provide support to leaders.
  • Participate in campaign development, strategizing and implementation.
  • Perform other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Committed to New Virginia Majority’s mission of social, racial and economic justice.
  • Experience with grassroots organizing.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a variety of relationships on multiple levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines; able to develop and move projects forward with independence and autonomy.
  • Self-motivated and works well both independently and as part of  a team.
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to take direction and constructive feedback.
  • Driver’s license and access to a car.
  • A minimum one-year commitment to the position.
  • Experience organizing immigrant communities is preferred.
  • Must speak English; Proficiency in one or more of the following preferable: Bengali, Mongolian, Nepalese, Hindi, Urdu, and / or Vietnamese.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Salaries are competitive. Salary range is $38,000 - $42,000, commensurate with experience, and comes with an excellent benefits package, including health, vision, dental, and stipends for phone and transportation.

Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to applicants whose candidacy is not being pursued. No phone calls or email please. 

New Virginia Majority is an equal opportunity employer. NVM recruits, hires, trains and promotes without regard to race, creed, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability condition or marital status. NVM hires employees based upon qualifications, experience and training required for successful performance of the job as defined in the written job description.

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