Location: Seattle, Washington D.C. or Remote
Toxic-Free Future (TFF) is looking for an Organizing Manager to join our team! The Organizing Manager holds a key position on our communications and campaign teams, leading the organization’s overall organizing strategy that includes strong communications using a variety of tools; online organizing; leadership development with impacted individuals and communities; and coalition building. The work supports TFF’s campaigns to advance state, federal, and corporate policies that protect people and the planet from harmful chemicals and pollution.
A successful Organizing Manager will work collaboratively across TFF’s teams and with coalition partners and have strong writing, storytelling, marketing, and communication skills. The role also requires self-discipline, flexibility, creativity, a positive attitude, and the desire to support comprehensive campaigns that advance the organization’s mission and goals.
The position reports to the Communications Director and works with program directors on organizing aspects of each campaign.
ABOUT TOXIC-FREE FUTURE
Toxic-Free Future is a national leader using the power of research, education, and activism to drive strong laws and corporate responsibility that protect the health of all people and the planet.
TFF believes everyone has a right to be healthy and live and work in toxic-free environments, especially disproportionately impacted Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) communities, low-income communities, women, and workers most impacted by toxic pollution. TFF takes on reforming flawed regulatory systems, winning government policy changes and transforming the marketplace through corporate policy change to protect everyone including the most vulnerable from the harmful effects of toxic chemicals. We are a growing organization made up of a team of passionate, collaborative, strategic and dedicated individuals with decades of experience and a winning track record.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Develop and implement TFF’s organizing plan to meet campaign and development goals that include: leadership development for individuals; large scale mobilization through digital organizing; development of tools and assets that can be used to engage individuals and organizations with TFF’s research and campaigns; and coalition building.
- Deepen and develop new relationships with individuals, organizations, and others with whom TFF can work to advance and inform our campaigns.
- Increase the number and depth of engagement of online activists in organizational programs.
- Work collaboratively with program teams and key partner organizations to develop and implement specific organizing goals for projects.
- Identify and implement strategic opportunities to engage with communities and individuals impacted by toxic chemicals to support program objectives, and work with impacted individuals to authentically tell their stories to the public and key decision makers.
- As part of the communications team, develop and write campaign stories, online action alerts, online petitions, social media graphics, and videos to engage activists and supporters. Develop social media and email engagement strategies and provide insights based on metrics. Assist with website development and maintenance as needed.
- Develop engagement tools for partners at key times such as campaign and research report launches, days of action, and other policy and market campaign activities.
- Play a key role in organizational and campaign planning, by developing and implementing strategies to engage and inspire activists and partners.
- Play a key role in donor fundraising by working closely with the development team on marketing the organization, building and deepening engagement of our supporters and expanding our donor base.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a relevant field.
- At least 3-5 years of experience managing and executing nonprofit communications and mobilization efforts.
- Demonstrated commitment to the mission and vision of Toxic-Free Future.
- Strong written, verbal, presentation, and project management skills.
- Ability to understand and distill complex science and government and corporate policies into compelling content that engages a wider audience and helps achieve organizational goals.
- Experience growing an organization’s e-list and online presence.
- Understanding of policy and market advocacy campaign operations and strategies.
- Ability to take initiative and work with limited supervision.
- Results-oriented, flexible, creative thinker able to work on a range of projects and meet deadlines.
- Ability to work independently but also collaboratively and flexibly with internal and external teams.
- Experience working in coalitions with other local, state, and national organizational partners.
- Demonstrated comfort with technology, familiarity with computer databases and MS Office software, and strong ability to utilize online social media and organizing resources effectively. Knowledge of Salesforce, Salsa and WordPress is a plus.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION
TFF is committed to providing an inclusive environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, political affiliation, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. TFF believes that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as an advocacy organization working to protect the health of all people from harmful chemicals. TFF seeks to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool and foster an inclusive environment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, leave of absence, compensation, and training.
This is a full time, exempt position. Starting salary is $65,000 – $75,000 annually. We also offer a generous benefits package including employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance; monthly wellness benefit; flexible spending account; paid vacation; 10 paid holidays per year; and a SIMPLE IRA retirement plan with an annual employer contribution.
- Please email a resume and cover letter in pdf format to [email protected].
- Please put Organizing Manager in the subject line of the email and address the cover letter to Marlyn Twitchell, Deputy Director.
- Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. The position is open until filled.