JOB: Campaign Director
HOURS: 40+ hours per week
BASED IN: Nashville, statewide and national travel required
Campaigns + Organizing
- Engage in high-level strategic thinking to identitfy issue campaigns, coalition-building opportunities, and organizing opportunities.
- Support the development and implementation of our policy advocacy agenda that increases the capacity of grassroots leadership, organizational members, and community allies.
- Oversee the creation, tracking, and reporting of program goals, outcomes, and benchmarks.
- Represent TIRRC in local, state, and national campagin coalitions. Identify and build coalitions with key community partners.
- Facilitate communication between organizing and campaign team and other TIRRC departments regarding research, communications, advocacy, and fundraising. Coordinate with staff across issues to find opportunities for cross-campaign coordination and ensure alignment.
- Coordinate with Organizing Director to align policy campaigns with base building and leadership development goals, ensuring directly-affected communities lead campaign strategy.
- Supervise and train a team of organizers through developing and instituting clear goals, benchmarks, and practices.
- Provide consistent support for supervisors including weekly check-in's and managing schedules.
- Oversee team budget and manage costs associated with campaigns.
- Align team priorites TIRRC's long-term goal and core values.
- Fundraise including but not limited to membership recruitment, grassroots fundraising, and grant writing.
- Maintain organizational database with information from campaigns and events.
- Participate in organizational events as needed; represent TIRRC at community events.
- Support the National Immigrant Integration Conference (December 11-13, 2016).
QUALIFICATIONS + EXPERIENCE:
- Belief in TIRRC's mission and experience with social justice
- Demonstrated commitment to racial equality and empowering low- and moderate-income communities, communities of color, and immigrant communities
- A minimum of two years of experience with grassroots organizing campaigns, including policy and electoral
- Prior experience in supervisory role
- Ability to work on deadline, stay organized, and work with little supervision
- Strong public speaking and writing skills
- Proven ability to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends
- Basic literacy with Microsoft Office suite, Google Hangout, and data management systems
- Must have a car and valid Tennessee drive license
- Fluency in English required, fluency in an additional language preferred
Immigrants, refugees, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Please submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.