National TPS Campaign Coordinator/Organizer

 

CARECEN Los Angeles

National TPS Campaign Coordinator/Organizer

Full-Time Position Job Description

Campaign Coordinator/Organizer Responsibilities:

  • Work with the National TPS Alliance, members, and local TPS committees to grow and strengthen the national campaign
  • Provide strategic direction and oversight for national campaign and local organizing work in Southern California
  • Supervise TPS organizing staff, day-to-day organizing, legislative and communication campaign activities
  • Work with campaign staff and the National TPS Alliance to strengthen relationships with campaign allies and supporters
  • Collaborate with both National TPS Alliance members and supporting organizations to train TPS community leaders and move the campaign’s legislative and organizing goals forward
  • Develop the necessary tools to conduct and/or coordinate organizing trainings with new and existing leaders
  • Lead, supervise and coordinate campaign actions and activities such as conferences, assemblies, rallies, marches, bus tours, etc.
  • Perform administrative tasks necessary for organizing such as maintaining databases, producing materials and correspondence
  • Act as campaign and project spokesperson
  • Any other duties/tasks as assigned

 

Candidate characteristics

  • A demonstrated commitment to elevating community leadership and voices, grassroots organizing, social justice and movement building
  • Previous organizing experience in labor, immigration, community, student, and/or social movement organizations or campaigns
  • Strong preference for individuals who are familiar with the political landscape of immigration and TPS communities and have prior experience organizing immigrant worker families
  • Strong coalition-building and facilitation skills
  • Experience in supervising and leading a team, campaign coordinator must be able provide day-to-day direction and leadership
  • Experience organizing community actions with broad participation
  • Experience building strong organizing through base building and leadership development
  • Strong preference for someone that is bilingual and bi-literate in English and Spanish
  • An ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and meet established deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to work some weeknights and weekends
  • Willingness to travel out of state and country
  • Willingness to respond promptly to e-mails, phone calls, and other forms of communication

 

Salary and Benefits

Salary is competitive and commensurate with level of experience. Health, dental, and vision coverage provided. Paid personal time off as well as sick time.

 

Instructions for Applying

Interested applicants should submit a one-page cover letter, resume and 2-3 references, with the subject line “National TPS Campaign Coordinator” to jvillegas@carecen-la.org

 

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