Statewide Program Manager

Location Atlanta, GA 30301
Date Posted January 18, 2022
Job ID 8356
Employment Type Direct Hire
Scion Nonprofit has been engaged to conduct a search for a Statewide Program Manager for our client, an impactful nonprofit organization that aims to empower marginalized groups of people in a political capacity. This is a full-time, direct hire opportunity that is locally remote to Atlanta, GA and will require some traveling within the state! If you are a dynamic and strong leader who has a passion for advocacy, then we want to hear from you!
Perks and Details:
  • Competitive starting salary in the $80,000 to $90,000 range!
  • Locally remote opportunity to the Atlanta, GA area!
  • Full-time position with a schedule of 10 am to 6 pm!
  • Comprehensive health benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and a generous paid time off schedule!
  • Target start date of March 1st, 2022!

What you’ll be responsible for in this exciting role:
Staff Management
  • Provide supervision and support to volunteers, temporary staff and state-based organizers through weekly check-ins and weekly planning calls
  • Train volunteers, temporary staff, and state-based organizers to lead effective and efficient organizing campaigns in Black communities
  • Oversee a volunteer-led organizing program focused on engaging and activating Black voters
  • Oversee statewide civic engagement, advocacy, and electoral programs in Black communities
  • Serve as chief strategist on local and state issue
  • Engage, educate, and activate current and potential Black voters across Georgia
  • Motivate and inspire new people to become politically engaged in ways that ultimately results in the expansion of the Black electorate and their ability to wield independent black political power
  • Provide thought partnership on developing and executing statewide long-term and short-term strategic campaigns
  • Mobilize Black communities to drive policy change efforts at the local and state levels
  • Collaborate with organizational leadership to develop synergy & alignment across Georgia focused issue campaigns, policy, movement politics, communications, and power building efforts
  • Develop and lead activities that connect current and potential supporters to the community, while moving them up the ladder of engagement
  • Conduct nonpartisan voter registration, education and turnout efforts targeting Black voters
  • Design and achieve metrics and goals
  • Build a local volunteer base through outreach, 1-1 relationship building, leadership development, political education, and regular engagement
  • Develop relationships and collaborate with elected officials/activists/organizations, and identify opportunities to partner to build and wield independent Black political power
  • Represent the organization publicly and in coalitions, in addition to identifying, managing, and growing a portfolio of external allies and partners
  • Facilitate and maintain relationships with Black-led grassroots organizations
  • Regularly track and document active campaigns and priority issues for partner organizations
  • Maintain regular communication with and engagement of partner organizations
  • Facilitate and provide technical assistance on civic engagement with local partners and the greater, black-led organizing community in Georgia

What you can bring to the opportunity and organization:
  • Extensive demonstrated experience in the field organizing and managing organizers and volunteers.
  • Very well organized; excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with colleagues and outside organizations and be able to multitask without sacrificing quality of work.
  • Extensive demonstrated experience utilizing traditional and new organizing tactics/strategies to engage black communities (i.e canvassing, house meetings, SMS campaigns & virtual events).
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative, team-oriented work environment.
  • Demonstrated previous experience organizing in black communities in Georgia.
  • Demonstrated experience with both issue and electoral organizing.
  • Experience working with VAN or Votebuilder is required. EveryAction experience is a plus.
Compensation & Benefits:
This amazing opportunity offers a competitive salary in the $80,000 to $90,000 range (depending on experience) as well a competitive health benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, and a generous paid time off schedule.

How to Apply:
For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and more information about your candidacy and interest. Apply today!

About our search firm:
Scion Nonprofit Staffing is an award-winning national nonprofit recruitment and staffing specialist for nonprofit organizations, foundations, associations, and educational institutions! Since 2006, we have had the pleasure of successfully connecting thousands of talented professionals with incredible, mission-driving organizations across the country. Through our innovative team building and recruiting solutions, we bridge the gap in executive leadership searches, direct hire nonprofit recruiting, interim leadership placement, and temporary professional staffing.
Named an Inc. 5000 Top Fastest-Growing Private Company in America, we are proud to also be part of the Forbes lists of the Best Recruitment Firms and the Best Executive Search Firm in America, recognized as a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing firm, and identified as a top recruitment firm by The Business Times! Additional information about Scion Nonprofit can be found online.
Scion Nonprofit, a division of Scion Staffing, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent. For opportunities located in a region that have enacted fair chance, arrest or conviction-based employment ordinances, Scion Nonprofit proactively follows the enacted guidance and considers for employment all qualified applications with arrest and conviction records. We believe in following best practices and considering all qualified applicants.

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