The Community Organizing Strategist will expand learning around Environmental Justice practices, grassroots organizing strategies, and participatory grantmaking processes to our larger network of grant applicants, Community Grant Readers, Grantmaking Committee Members, grantees and philanthropic/non profit partners. This is a new position that will lead design & support of virtual and in-person gatherings, follow best practices in instructional design, and actively evaluates efforts to increase impact. The Strategist will support the implementation of data management protocols to ensure that learning is translated into active engagement with the Grassroots Fund’s greater community through passive (toolkits, PDF briefings) and interactive (discussions, in-person convenings) spaces.
The Community Organizing Strategist has the following primary focus areas in support of the organization’s mission:
- Lead strategy for virtual and in-person spaces to convene grassroots organizers;
- Lead strategy for virtual and in-person spaces to talk about learning (Guiding Practices);
- Create a comprehensive schedule of offerings, determine pacing of opportunities and development of scaffolded resources and best practices to meet the needs of participants;
- Facilitate external digital communications;
- Assist with participatory grant review process as needed.
This is a full-time position of 40 hours with a competitive benefits package and a compensation range of $70,000 - $72,000, depending on experience and education. A copy of our salary framework is available upon request.
How to apply
Please submit a single PDF that contains a cover letter, current résumé and the names and contact information of at least three professional or relevant references. We will begin review and interviews as applications are received, with preference given to applications received by February 20. Please send your PDF application file to: Sarah Huang - firstname.lastname@example.org. Please direct any questions to email only.
The New England Grassroots Environment Fund is a nonprofit organization and an equal opportunity, at-will employer. The Grassroots Fund is committed to the belief that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunities.
Download the full position description by visiting https://grassrootsfund.org/sites/default/files/negef/grassrootsfund_community_organizing_strategist.pdf