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August 17, 2015

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Campaign Organizer

Faith in Public Life is seeking applicants for a Campaign Organizer to support our work for non-discrimination in Jacksonville, FL.

Organizer will assist the Senior Organizing in building and supporting efforts in Jacksonville, FL to transform the values debate and mobilize faith communities to address the issue of discrimination in Jacksonville. The Organizing Associate will report to the Senior Organizer and work collaboratively with FPL’s Washington DC staff. This is a 3-month contract position.

Responsibilities

Build relationships with faith leaders, key stakeholders and people of faith.
Give logistical and event planning support for national and state strategy meetings, campaign and network launches;
Represent FPL at coalition meetings;
Track leadership lists of the growing networks in Jacksonville; build, maintain and expand an effective database for the Organizing Program.

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: building a cohesive volunteer infrastructure, interacting with local activists, organizing local advocacy and media trainings.

Qualifications

At least two years of organizing experience.
Excellent communications skills.
Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously.
Strong interpersonal skills and experience with coalition work.
Experience setting and meeting goals and deadlines.
Fearless ability to engage with faith groups, make cold calls.
Self-motivated and willing to travel as needed.

Additional Information

Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to admin@faithinpubliclife.org with “Jacksonville Organizer” in the subject line.

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