Gender Justice Organizer
Employment Type: Project Staff
Organization Overview: The New Florida Majority is an independent organization working to increase the voting and political power of marginalized and excluded constituencies toward an inclusive, equitable, and just Florida.
Job Description: The Gender Justice Organizer will responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of NewFM’s gender justice campaigns, such as comprehensive sex education in Miami Dade and build community support for the organization’s reproductive justice priorities.
- Build a coalition of community members, parents, teachers and other stakeholders in support of comprehensive sex education.
- Build a base of grassroots leaders in support of the campaigns, including young people, parents, teachers, health care providers, etc.
- Develop campaign strategies, and incorporate tactics like direct actions, civic engagement and lobbying.
- Facilitate trainings and leadership development sessions for activists and leaders.
- Represent NewFM and its grassroots leaders in campaign related coalition(s); develop & maintain relationships with partner organizations, allies and community leaders.
- Develop awareness and activism on policy issues and politics around comprehensive sexual education and other gender and reproductive justice priorities.
- Identify individuals who can participate in community activities and leadership development trainings.
- Coordinate training series – identify needs, develop workshops, conduct training and document curriculum.
- Represent NewFM in forums, public meetings, and community coalitions by working with the communications staff to develop coherent community relations and building community visibility.
Qualifications & Experience:
- Must have a strong understanding of reproductive justice framework and racial justice.
- The ideal candidate is a seasoned organizer, a strategic campaign planner, and an experienced staff manager and a leader with grassroots, labor, and/or political organizing experience.
- Applicant must share a commitment to the organization’s mission and have at least 2 (two) years of experience in community organizing and training.
- Strong track record of winning concrete campaign victories, mobilizing large numbers of people into action and building community leadership.
- Self-motivated, ability to take initiative and ability to manage multiple projects.
- Ability to work independently, yet collaboratively, according to goals of the organization.
- Ability to interact with and understanding of persons of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds.
- Ability to work well as part of a team and contribute to our diverse, community-based organization.
- Must be detail-oriented and able to meet deadlines.
TO APPLY: Send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with Gender Justice Organizer in the subject line.