Black and Green Community Organizer
The Black and Green Community Organizer will be responsible for:
- Successfully coordinating engagement in New Georgia Project’s Black and Green policy campaigns with the public and with it’s coalition partners;
- Developing an innovative volunteer engagement program, and;
- Developing ongoing community-building events in collaboration with strategic partners.
- This work will involve developing relationships with community and organizational leaders, scheduling meetings, facilitating productive group conversations, tracking meetings and follow up actions, training the public, researching and writing clear and compelling communication pieces, juggling multiple projects with competing deadlines, event planning, and public speaking. **
- The Organizer will also innovate, coordinate and conduct volunteer engagement projects.**
- Represents New Georgia Project at key stakeholder meetings and public process events such as public hearings and meetings.
- Ensures the principles of racial and social equity are infused in our work by acknowledging our privileges and bringing underrepresented voices into the conversation to more effectively address the complex issues that threaten Puget Sound.
- Recruits, hires, and supervises the work of interns as necessary to support New Georgia Project community outreach and organizing work.
- Promotes and assists with fundraising efforts.
- Undertakes special studies, tasks, and projects as requested by the Executive Director.
Location: Atlanta, GA
Salary and Benefits: $40,000-$70,000/year. Salary is commensurate with experience and skills levels. Our competitive benefits package includes family, medical, dental, and vision insurance.
How to apply: Send cover letter, resume, and three references to Marcus@NewGeorgiaProject.org with “Black and Green Community Organizer” in the subject line.
Position is open until filled. The New Georgia Project/New Georgia Project Action Fund is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and actively recruits people of color, women, individuals with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ community.