Campaign Director

HOURS: 40+ per week
BASED IN: Nashville, statewide and national travel required

RESPONSIBILITIES

Campaigns & Organizing

Engage in high-level strategic thinking to identify 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 campaigns 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

Management

Supervise and train a team of organizers through developing and instituting clear goals, benchmarks, and practices

Provide consistent support for supervisees including weekly check-in's and managing schedules

Oversee team budget and manage costs associated with campaigns

Align team priorities TIRRC's long-term goals and core values  

Organizational Support

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 equity and empowering low- and moderate income communities, communities of color, and immigrant communities

A minimum of two years 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 and communicate with people of diverse backgrounds

Availability 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 driver license

Fluency in English required; fluency in an additional language preferred 

Immigrants, refugees, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@tnimmigrant.org.