Jews United for Justice (JUFJ, along with our sister 501(c)4 organization, the JUFJ Campaign Fund) is seeking an experienced full-time Senior Organizer & Coalition Manager to continue building and mobilizing our constituency to win local issue campaigns in the District of Columbia. The person in this role will be responsible for high-level issue-campaign, legislative, and electoral organizing, as well as managing the DC Paid Family & Medical Leave Coalition.
The ideal candidate will excel at building relationships and working with a team to make an impact. They will be committed to getting results in a fast-paced environment, able to manage a significant workload, and quickly and thoroughly master complicated details and situations. The Senior Organizer & Coalition Manager reports to the DC Director, and is based in Washington, DC. This is a full-time, exempt position that falls within a bargaining unit represented for collective bargaining purposes by a labor organization (NPEU/Local 70, IFPTE).
ABOUT JEWS UNITED FOR JUSTICE
Jews United for Justice advances economic, racial, and social justice in the Washington, DC and Maryland region by educating and mobilizing our local Jewish communities to action. We move our region closer to equity and justice by advancing issue-based campaigns that make real, immediate, and concrete improvements in people’s lives and build the power of working-class and poor communities of color. Through these campaigns we develop leaders, build our Jewish grassroots community, shift the consciousness of our community, and build the collective power needed to undo systemic racism and inequality. Learn more about JUFJ.
Campaigns and Education
Coalition Building and Management
Leadership Development and Base Building
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Jews United for Justice seeks candidates with the following qualifications:
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Compensation: $60,000 – $65,000 per year commensurate with experience
Benefits: JUFJ offers a competitive benefits package covering 100% of employee medical & dental insurance premiums, 25% of premiums for employee dependents, employer retirement contributions, short-term disability income protection insurance, pre-tax public transportation benefits, and generous paid time off, including paid family and medical leave
Location: This is a full-time position based out of JUFJ’s Washington, DC office. Must be available and willing to regularly work some nights and some Sundays (schedule varies week-to-week).
Due to COVID-19, all staff are working remotely at this time
JUFJ is committed to building a diverse team that draws on the strengths of people with a variety of identities, backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. People of color, indigenous people, LGBTQ+ people, and immigrants are particularly encouraged to apply. You do not need to be Jewish. Please send a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 professional references to email@example.com and indicate Senior Organizer and Coalition Manager, DC in the subject line.
PRIORITY APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 17, 2022