Reinvigorating Black Social Justice Movements
Scope of Work
This is a full-time project position through the end of June 2021, with the potential of becoming a long term position based on evaluation.
It Takes Roots (ITR) to Grow the Resistance centers the leadership and power of urban and rural communities on the frontlines of racial, gender, housing, environmental, energy and climate justice in the United States to advance regenerative economies and healthy communities. ITR is a multiracial, multicultural, multi-generational alliance of networks and alliances representing over 200 organizations and affiliates in over 50 states, provinces, territories and Native lands in the U.S. and Canada, and is led by women, gender nonconforming people, Indigenous Peoples, Black, Latina/o, API, Arab and working class white communities. It is an outcome of years of organizing and relationship building across the Climate Justice Alliance (CJA), Grassroots Global Justice Alliance (GGJ), Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN), and Right to the City Alliance (RTTC). Learn more at http://ittakesroots.org
This position will be housed with Grassroots Global Justice Alliance (GGJ) and will report to the ITR Organizational Development Coordinator.
Flexible Location. During COVID-19 travel restrictions, all of our programming and organizing work is happening remotely. Once travel restrictions are lifted, travel will be required for this position on average 5-10 days per month in the US, and 15 days per year internationally.
Compensation: $65,000-$70,000. Salary is commensurate with experience. This position is full-time with benefits beginning after 3 month introductory period, including health, dental and vision coverage and generous vacation.
Position Summary: This position will join the ITR Organizing Team to lead, develop, and implement programs, with a focus on coordinating ITR’s participation in United Front, ie the Green New Deal and Rising Majority organizing. Applicants must have a strong ability to build relationships with integrity and humility, work independently, forecast and plan multiple projects several months in advance, attention to detail as well as big picture political analysis, and consistent communication while working remotely.
Coordinate ITR representation in Green New Deal work
Develop and lead strategy development and organizing of members and allies for ITR’s overall program
Regular Participation in teams
Required Qualifications and Experience
Please upload a cover letter, resume, and a sample of an organizing or campaign plan that you have created from previous work, as one document. Additionally, please provide 3 references; including someone who has supervised you and someone you have supervised or mentored. Accepting resumes, etc until October 9th, 2020.
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Only candidates that are being considered will be contacted.