[COMM-ORG] job: organizer, Citizen Action New York, no salary info.
Discussion list for COMM-ORG
colist at comm-org.wisc.edu
Sun Feb 1 15:54:53 CST 2009
From: Maurice Mitchell <maurice at lipc.org>
CITIZEN ACTION OF NEW YORK CITY
SEEKS FULL TIME EXPERIENCED COMMUNITY/ISSUE ORGANIZER
ORGANIZE FOR CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM
Join the fight for social, economic and racial justice!
Citizen Action of New York is one of the fastest-growing statewide
grassroots organizations in the country. Our NYC chapter seeks an organizer
for a full time position, who can start immediately to build citywide
grassroots and coalition support for public funding of elections in New York
State. As a multi-issue organization we work on issues such as health care
for all and after-school programs. After this initial campaign our NYC
organizer will work on our other issues.
. Develop a diverse citywide coalition of advocacy groups, community
based organizations, and other partners around the issue of Campaign Finance
Reform/Public Funding of Election Campaings in New York State.
. Execute a grassroots lobbying strategy focused on state legislators
in New York City.
. Organize actions, mobilizations, issue forums, phone banks, press
conferences/media coverage and other activities as part of our issue and
. Recruit members, build our volunteer base and train local members
. Experience organizing issue and/or electoral campaigns.
. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
. A creative approach to problem-solving, including strong analytic,
strategic and planning skills.
. Ability to work evenings and weekends.
. A working knowledge of NYC and NYS politics a plus.
. Fluent Spanish language skills a plus.
. Salary commensurate with experience.
. Full health benefits (no premium).
. Paid vacation, sick days and personal days.
Please send resume and cover letter to the attention of Maurice Mitchell,
Long Island Progressive Coalition Lead Organizer / Citizen Action of New
York Downstate Organizing Director.
Citizen Action of NY is an equal opportunity employer and we seek to build
an organization that aggressively pursues a racial justice agenda. People
of color and women are strongly encouraged to apply.
Email: maurice at lipc.org Fax: 516-541-2113
Long Island Progressive Coalition
90 Pennsylvania Ave
Massapequa, NY 11758
516-541-1006 ext.16 (office)
More information about the Colist