JOB: Campaign Director
HOURS: 40+ hours per week
BASED IN: Nashville, statewide and national travel required
The Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC) seeks an established movement leader to join a dynamic and visionary organizaiton on the front lines of social justice in the South. The Campaign Director will oversee a skilled and diverse team of organizers, guiding our strategy to build a membership base and advance winning campaigns.
For the past fourteen years, immigrants and refugees have organized with TIRRC to defeat more than 150 anti-immigrant bills, to advance pro-immigrant legislation, to stop deportations, defend refugee resettlement and combat hate, and to build a powerfully engaged immigrant electorate. Tennessee has one of the fastest growing immigrant populations in the country. TIRRC is building a base of members in the Latinx, black immigrant, South Asian, Middle East and Arab communities to leader powerful campaigns for justice and turn the tide in teh South.
Organizing Team Management
- Oversee the creation, tracking, and reporting of organizing goals, outcomes, and benchmarks
- Effectively supervise and develop organizers to achieve their membership and organizing goals
- Provide consistent support for supervisees including weekly check-in's and managing schedules
Oversee team budget and manage costs associated with organizing
Align team priorities with TIRRC’s long-term goals and core value
Engage in high-level strategic thinking to identify organizing opportunities, coalition-building opportunities, and issue campaigns
Represent TIRRC in local, state, and national campaign coalitions; identify and build coalitions with keycommunity partners
Align base building and leadership development goals with campaign goals, ensuring directly-affected
Facilitate communication between organizing and advocacy 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 alignmentcommunities lead campaign strategy
- 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.
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 four years of experience with grassroots organizing campaigns, including policy and electoral
- Prior experience in supervisory role and ability to work and communicate with people of diverse background
- Ability to work on deadline, stay organized, and work with little supervision
- Strong public speaking and writing skills; fluency in English required, fluency in an additional language preferred
- Proven ability to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends; must have a car and valid driver license
- Basic literacy with Microsoft Office suite, Google Hangout, and data management systems
Immigrants, refugees, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Please submit resume and cover letter to email@example.com by May 26, 2017.