Employment Opportunities


REGIONAL DIRECTOR
Central Florida

RECEPTIONIST & MEMBERSHIP COORDINATOR
Central Florida

DIGITAL & ONLINE ORGANIZER

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Regional Director

Central Florida

Reports to:

Sr. Vice President of Operations

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida and Organize Florida Education Fund seek a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as the Regional Director, Central Florida. The Regional Director, Central Florida is responsible for engaging members in political and issue based campaigns and overseeing ongoing issue campaigns for the organizations, including the Fight for 15 and Climate Change work, Standing With Women & Families among others. They will ensure the achievement of short and long term goals for the organization, both programmatically and financially. This position also serves on the organizations Core Leadership Team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop strategic campaign plan for local and state campaigns that promote the vision and mission of the organization;
  • Develop and implement comprehensive plan for membership recruitment, engagement, and leadership development of members;
  • Manage and motivate the team of organizers for the issue-based campaigns;
  • Collaborate with the Sr. Vice President of Operations and Executive Director & Co-Founder to ensure programmatic and campaign goals are being met;
  • Work with Political & Civic Engagement Director to build relationships with local partners as they relate to specific campaign plans;
  • Provide supervision and management to organizers, volunteers and campaign partners.

Key Qualifications

We are seeking a seasoned social justice leader with strong references who is interested in growing the organization into a credible powerhouse organization in the Central Florida area. A successful candidate must believe in the core values of Organize Florida and be driven by its mission. The ideal candidate should have at least 3-5 years of organizing experience, experience organizing in coalition with grassroots, political and labor allies, strong writing skills, and experience in fundraising. Candidates should also have:

  • Experience leading organizing campaigns with state or local significance;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income communities, minority communities, women, LGBTQ communities, low-wage workers, immigrant communities, and other impacted communities;
  • Demonstrated experience in recruiting, motivating, and training staff, activists and volunteers;
  • Experience building broad-based coalitions;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills - good attention to detail and well organized;
  • Self-motivated - proven ability to work independently;
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment;
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours;
  • Commitment and passion for social justice

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in the Orlando office location.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply.

Receptionist & Membership Coordinator

Reports To

Operations Director

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as the Receptionist & Membership Coordinator. This position will be responsible for day to day office hospitality along with coordinating membership outreach, growth and retainment efforts. Additionally, they engage and recruit members and help develop a welcoming environment for all guests who enter the Organize Florida Headquarter offices.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide a friendly face to the organization as the first point of contact
  • Answer phones and greet visitors
  • Strategize membership turnout for events, which could include follow-up calls to members along with more targeted long term member engagement plans
  • Provide support for efforts to grow membership program significantly
  • Develop creative strategies to recruit new members
  • Ensure members are up to date on dues
  • Follow up with members who have lapsed

Key Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated experience working with membership based organizations
  • Self-motivated - proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Commitment and passion for social justice and the Organize Florida mission
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours
  • Bi-lingual preferred, however, not required

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off.  This position will be based in the Orlando headquarters office.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only resumes that qualify will be contacted.

Digital & Online Organizer

Reports to:

Marketing & Communications Directors; and/or Program Design & Data Director; and/or Regional Director

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida and Organize Florida Education Fund seek a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as the Digital & Online Organizer, to build and deploy a new organizing infrastructure. Through coordination, sustained growth and accountability, the goal of this program is to sustainably shift movement building on the ground. This will enable Organize Florida to run effective organizing campaigns at scale and strengthen local grassroots power. This position will be responsible for drafting content and collateral for digital channels, database management/support, and using technology to expand and grow our base.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Online Organizing: Draft, proof, and send campaign emails, including maintaining a comprehensive email calendar; create content to meet metrics set forth by the coordinated effort; develop materials for and facilitate communication with allied organizations to expand reach and strengthen membership; post regular updates to campaign social media.
  • Social Media Engagement: Support Organize Florida’s social media by monitoring the performance of each account; coordinate with other staff as appropriate to ensure regular content updates; implement strategies for increasing engagement of both members and activists.
  • Contact Management: Manage email list and updates, and other automated communications and data management systems to track and maximize engagement of activists and dues paying members.
  • Writing and Communications: Draft and edit digital content, Facebook and Twitter posts, member emails, and online appeals; work with other staff to develop rich and engaging content that helps tell the story of our work and our campaigns in creative and compelling ways using online media.

Key Qualifications

We are seeking a seasoned social justice leader with strong references who is interested in growing the organization into a credible powerhouse organization in the assigned areas. A successful candidate must believe in the core values of Organize Florida and be driven by its mission. The ideal candidate should have at least 3-5 years of organizing experience, experience organizing in coalition with grassroots, political and labor allies, strong writing skills, and experience in fundraising. Candidates should also have:

  • Proven experience building a program of relevant experience as part of online grassroots issue or advocacy campaigns from scratch, including with social media platforms, image and video editing;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated knowledge about tested and proven methods for online organizing; ability to write persuasively and clearly; strong overall technical skills and the ability to quickly learn new platforms;
  • Familiarity with online advocacy, communications, and email/data management systems. Graphic design, video production and HTML skills a plus.
  • Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of Organize Florida’s mission and agenda to fight for social and economic justice; experience working with and organizing diverse constituencies, including grassroots activist organizations, young people, and people of color
  • Enjoys problem solving, and figuring out how to get things done in accordance with deadlines, deliverables and changing circumstances;
  • Detail oriented self-starter with strong interpersonal skills who works well independently and with teams; comfortable working in a collaborative and fast-paced organization
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment;
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours;
  • Commitment and passion for social justice;

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in the Orlando Headquarters office location with frequent travel in assigned region.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Due to the high volume of interests, only applicants of interest will be contacted.

Executive Assistant

Reports to:

Executive Director & Co-Founder

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as an Executive Assistant in Orlando. This position will be primarily responsible for supporting the Executive Director & Co-Founder of the organization in their day-to-day functioning.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supports Executive Director by reading, researching, and routing emails and other correspondence; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications.
  • Maintains Executive Director's schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences, and travel.
  • Works closely with the Operations Director to ensure the Executive Director is adequately prepared for meetings, calls, and all travel.
  • Completes projects assigned by the Executive Director; following up on results.
  • Ensures clear communication between the Executive and Finance & Administration Departments.
  • Other projects, as needed by the Executive Director.

Key Qualifications

  • Commitment and passion for social, racial and gender justice;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income and minority communities;
  • 1-2 years of experience in an executive assistant role;
  • Self-motivated – proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in assigned region, with frequent travel to Orlando headquarters office.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Due to the high volume of interests, only applicants of interest will be contacted.


ORGANIZING DIRECTOR
Orlando

COMMUNITY ORGANIZER
Tampa

COMMUNITY ORGANIZER
Orlando

COMMUNITY ORGANIZER, PUERTO RICAN DIASPORA

Organizing Director

Orlando

Reports to:

Sr. Vice President & Managing Director

Direct Reports:

Yes

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida is seeking to hire a full-time Organizing Director, Orlando to manage Organize Florida's work across issues and strategic campaigns in the Orlando region. The Organizing Director is responsible for all aspects of a sophisticated organizing program that includes member-based issue campaigns, electoral work and political leadership, and overall civic engagement work. The Organizing Director will work closely with the Executive Director, Sr. Vice President, Community Organizers and other key leaders within the organization and community to both build and implement Organize Florida campaign activities. This position also serves on the organizations Core Leadership Team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervise, support and mentor Community Organizers to promote their individual and collective growth and success.
  • Support Community Organizers to implement multiple large-scale public events, running issue committees and membership planning meetings.
  • Support robust leadership development programming for Organize Florida members.
  • Coordinate a suite of organizer trainings for Organize Florida staff and member leaders.
  • Support the statewide expansion of Organize Florida’s base of active leaders.
  • Coordinate efforts to build Organize Florida’s membership and base-building canvass.
  • Recommend results-driven changes to campaigns as needed.
  • Support the production of earned media and social media in service of campaign objectives.
  • Manage and analyze campaign data and tracking under the guidance of the Executive Director and Sr. Vice President/Managing Director
  • Work with the Organizing staff to strategize/power-map campaigns, and write detailed organizing plans, field plans, and campaign plans.
  • Identify opportunities to grow authentic political power in the Orlando communities of color.

Qualifications

  • At least three to five years of experience with voter engagement, electoral campaigns, power-mapping, issue-based campaigns, community organizing, civic engagement strategy, and leadership development.
  • Two to three years of management and/or supervision experience within a grassroots community organization.
  • At least two years of experience as a community-organizing trainer and/or electoral organizing trainer.
  • Knowledge of data and tracking systems within community-based and electoral organizing, including knowledge of VAN.
  • Familiarity with Florida’s political landscape and electoral/legislative process.
  • Demonstrated experience working within low-income communities of color.
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural, multi-gendered, multi-sexed, and multi-racial settings.
  • Ability to deliver both numbers-based and leadership-based results in a fast-paced and self-directed environment.
  • Superior judgment and maturity. Ability to manage long-term, short-term, medium-term, and overall movement building campaigns.
  • Experience and working knowledge of New Media tools, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, petition vehicles, and video production.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Brings empathy, passion, and humor to the work.

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in the Orlando Headquarters office location with frequent travel in assigned region.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Due to the high volume of interests, only applicants of interest will be contacted.

Community Organizer

Tampa

Reports to:

Sr. Lead Organizer and/or Regional Director, Central Florida

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as a Community Organizer in the Tampa Bay region. The organizer will be responsible for building a strong base of community members to build power in their assigned area. Additionally, they shall engage and recruit members and help develop leadership among members.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Represent Organize Florida in a professional manner to the community.
  • Support the development and implementation of various campaigns.
  • Build out a base of low income and people of color residents.
  • Identify and recruit members for Organize Florida.
  • Assist in identifying and developing leadership among members
  • Assist with building out issue committees.
  • Work with the Sr. Lead Organizer and/or the Regional Director to develop strategies and a vision to win.
  • Participate in and conduct trainings as a part of professional development.
  • Continuously update and maintain data related to membership, trainings and campaigns.
  • Support civic engagement work.
  • Work with Organize Florida partners for joint actions, trainings, campaigns.
  • Prepare and submit regular and ad hoc reports.
  • Coalition building and outreach to solicit participation of members into the Leadership Development Path.

Job Requirements

  • Commitment and passion for social, racial and gender justice;
  • 2 years of experience in community, labor, or grassroots organizing;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income and minority communities;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Willingness to work on local issue campaigns along with contributing to possible statewide and national campaigns.
  • Self-motivated - proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in assigned region, with frequent travel to Orlando headquarters office.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply.

Community Organizer

Orlando

Reports to:

Lead Organizer, Orlando and/or Regional Director, Central Florida

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as a Community Organizer in the Orlando region. The organizer will be responsible for building a strong base of community members to build power in their assigned area. Additionally, they should engage and recruit members and help develop leadership among members.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Represent Organize Florida in a professional manner to the community.
  • Support the development and implementation of various campaigns.
  • Build out a base of low income and people of color residents.
  • Identify and recruit members for Organize Florida.
  • Assist in identifying and developing leadership among members
  • Assist with building out issue committees.
  • Work with the Sr. Lead Organizer and/or the Regional Director to develop strategies and a vision to win.
  • Participate in and conduct trainings as a part of professional development.
  • Continuously update and maintain data related to membership, trainings and campaigns.
  • Support civic engagement work.
  • Work with Organize Florida partners for joint actions, trainings, campaigns.
  • Prepare and submit regular and ad hoc reports.
  • Coalition building and outreach to solicit participation of members into the Leadership Development Path.

Key Qualifications

  • Commitment and passion for social, racial and gender justice;
  • 2 years of experience in community, labor, or grassroots organizing;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income and minority communities;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Willingness to work on local issue campaigns along with contributing to possible statewide and national campaigns.
  • Self-motivated – proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in assigned region, with frequent travel to Orlando headquarters office.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply.

Community Organizer, Puerto Rican Disapora

Reports to:

Lead Organizer, Kissimmee and/or Regional Director

Position Type:

Seasonal through November (with potential for multi-year funding)

Salary:

$38,000.00 per year

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as a Community Organizer in the Osceola County region. The organizer will be responsible for building a strong base of community members to build power in their assigned area and support the efforts of our Puerto Rican Diaspora work. Additionally, they should engage and recruit members and help develop leadership among members.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Represent Organize Florida in a professional manner to the community.
  • Support the development and implementation of various campaigns.
  • Build out a base of low income and people of color residents.
  • Identify and recruit members for Organize Florida.
  • Assist in identifying and developing leadership among members
  • Assist with building out issue committees.
  • Work with the Sr. Lead Organizer and/or the Regional Director to develop strategies and a vision to win.
  • Participate in and conduct trainings as a part of professional development.
  • Continuously update and maintain data related to membership, trainings and campaigns.
  • Support civic engagement work.
  • Work with Organize Florida partners for joint actions, trainings, campaigns.
  • Prepare and submit regular and ad hoc reports.
  • Coalition building and outreach to solicit participation of members into the Leadership Development Path.

Key Qualifications

  • Fluency in Spanish and English
  • Commitment and passion for social, racial and gender justice;
  • 2 years of experience in community, labor, or grassroots organizing;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income and minority communities;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Willingness to work on local issue campaigns along with contributing to possible statewide and national campaigns.
  • Self-motivated – proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in the Kissimmee office, with frequent travel to Orlando headquarters office.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply. Due to the high volume of interests, only applicants of interest will be contacted.