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Miami Dade Lead Organizer

Company: Florida Rising
Location: Miami
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Miami Dade Lead Organizer*
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Location: Miami, Florida

Employment Type: Regular, Full-time

Reports to: Regional Director

Salary: *$51,500-$64,890*
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Organization Overview:

Florida Rising is an independent political organization bringing together Black and Brown communities to seize power and govern to advance social, economic, and racial justice across Florida.
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Job Description:

Florida Rising is seeking an experienced Organizer who wants to build and strengthen the base in marginalized communities in Counties across Florida. The Lead Organizer is responsible for leading plans to engage constituents in Florida Rising activities, events, trainings, and capacity building. The incumbent will assist in implementing and managing the Florida Rising organizing model centered on the development of grassroots leaders. This position reports to the Regional Director.
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Primary Responsibilities:
* Leadership Development of grassroots leaders and members on a variety of organizing topics including: member recruitment, facilitation and public speaking, issue analysis, and campaign strategy, as well as working closely with Regional Director to develop strategies and a vision to strengthen the work being done in the region

* Direct Action Campaign Development including: articulating and implementing campaign scenarios and plans into field tactics for team of organizers and supporting the development of organizing tools such as pledge cards, surveys, and raps in alignment with campaign and organizing plans; participating in campaign-related coalition spaces

* Staff Supervision and Management including: supervisory responsibility for a team of Community Organizers, evaluating organizer team weekly work, membership recruitment efforts, tracking organizer work, assisting other organizers, planning and leading some organizer team meetings

* Staff Development including: train new organizers on organizing model, assist in the planning of skills development for Organizer, assist tracking of work plans, and support cross-component collaboration through small group leadership, agenda-setting and facilitation

* Continuously update and maintain data related to membership, training and campaigns

* Organize and facilitate forums to recruit Florida Rising leaders, activists, members and volunteers.

* Build a base of grassroots leaders in support of member led campaigns, including young people, parents, allies etc. Identify and cultivate potential Florida Rising members.

* Facilitate trainings and leadership development sessions for campaign activists and leaders.

* Develop awareness and activism on policy issues and politics

* Supervise and coordinate organizers and member-led field teams.

* Represent Florida Rising and its grassroots leaders in forums, public meetings, and community coalition, develop & maintain relationships with partner organizations, allies and community leaders.

* Identify leaders and move them to community actions.

Qualifications and Experience:
* 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 understand persons of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds.

* Ability to problem solve with regional organizers to ensure effective organizing teams

* Ability to work well as part of a team and contribute to our diverse, community-based organization.

* Must be detail-oriented, punctual and able to meet deadlines.

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Salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package including health insurance, vacation, and sabbatical for full-time employees.
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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $51,500.00 - $64,890.00 per year

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Miami, FL 33161: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):
* Did a Florida Rising employee encourage you to apply? If so, who?
* Do you have a personal or professional relationship with an Florida Rising employee that may provide a reference?
* Are you English/ Spanish bilingual?

License/Certification:
* Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Florida Rising, Miami , Miami Dade Lead Organizer, Other , Miami, Florida

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