jobs: communications manager, community organizer, Denver

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Mon Jan 8 22:40:20 CST 2007


[ed: there are two job posts in this announcement, both with salary info.]

From: "Heather Travis" <Heather at mopdenver.org>

Job Announcement

Communications Manager (part-time)



Metro Organizations for People (MOP) is a community organization 
representing over 30 member churches, schools, youth and neighborhood 
organizations in the metro-Denver area. MOP’s mission is to empower 
ordinary people to strengthen and transform their communities through 
community organizing.



RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS



Responsibilities: MOP’s Communications Manager has responsibility for 
documenting MOP’s work through writing pieces that will be used for 
grant proposals and reports, the MOP newsletter, MOP’s partners’ 
websites and publications, press releases and media advisories, etc. The 
specific responsibilities of the communication manager include:

· Development and production of a quarterly paper newsletter

· Development and production of a monthly e-newsletter

· Maintaining and updating MOP’s website

· Producing written pieces as necessary for funders, media and partner 
organizations

· Communicating with MOP staff and leaders regarding written pieces

· Working with MOP’s Operations Manager to keep mailing lists updated



Qualifications: The candidate should have an associate or baccalaureate 
degree. This preference may be waived in light of prior, relevant work 
experience.

Candidates must have strong writing skills and the ability to 
communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences. Proficiency in 
spoken and written Spanish is desired. Other qualifications include:

· strong writing skills

· familiarity with web-design software, particularly Dreamweaver

· proficiency with MS Office suite (Word, Excel, and Publisher)

· experience with and sensitivity to multi-cultural work environments.



MOP is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. MOP is 
committed to increasing opportunities for all people and welcomes 
applications from people of color.



Closing Date for Position: Open Until Filled



Submit Resumes and References to: Compensation:

Metro Organizations for People * $20/hr for 40 hours/month

Mike Kromrey

Director

1980 Dahlia St.

Denver, CO 80220

Or via email to Heather at mopdenver.org

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Job Announcement

Community Organizer



Metro Organizations for People (MOP) is a community organization 
representing 35 member congregations, schools, youth and neighborhood 
organizations in the metro-Denver area. MOP’s mission is to empower 
ordinary people to strengthen and transform their communities through 
community organizing. MOP is affiliated with the PICO National Network



RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS



Responsibilities: MOP’s Community Organizer has responsibility for the 
development and maintenance of Local Organizing Committees (LOCs) in 
member congregations, schools and associations. An Organizer is also 
responsible for administrative and fundraising tasks assigned to him/her 
by the Director. The specific responsibilities of an Organizer include:

· Learning PICO's Model of Organizing and incorporating its principles 
into day-to-day work activities.

· Training leaders in the principles and practices of PICO's Model of 
Organizing.

· Conducting one-to-one visits with designated organizational leaders 
and influential, external leaders on a consistent and regular basis.

· Assisting leadership in defining vision and goals for each LOC.

· Insuring that each assigned LOC participates in local and federated 
actions.

· Participating in fundraising activities including research, donor 
prospecting, proposal writing, leadership training, and special events.

· Identifying and recruiting leaders for participation in PICO's 
National Leadership Training, on-site assessments, and other forms of 
training and technical assistance.

· Participating in PICO's Professional Development Seminars and other 
training activities designated by the Director.

Qualifications: The candidate should have an associate or baccalaureate 
degree. This preference may be waived in light of prior, relevant, 
full-time work experience. Organizing candidates must participate in and 
successfully complete a one-to-one screening process. Organizer must be 
fluent in Spanish. Candidates must have a car. Other desirable 
qualifications include:

· strong public speaking and writing skills.

· strong analytical skills.

· experience with and sensitivity to multi-cultural work environments.



MOP is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. MOP is 
committed to increasing opportunities for all people and welcomes 
applications from people of color.



Closing Date for Position: Open Until Filled



Submit Resumes and References to: Salary/Benefits

Metro Organizations for People * $32,000 plus, based on experience

Mike Kromrey * Medical Insurance

Director * Retirement plan

1980 Dahlia St.

Denver, CO. 80220

Or via email to Heather at mopdenver.org






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