Application Deadline: March 1, 2021, 11:59PM CT for full consideration
Instructions: Click the following link abortionfunds.bamboohr.com/jobs and upload your resume and cover letter. If you have any questions or trouble with the application process, send a message to jobs [at] abortionfunds.org
Estimated Date to Hire: May 10, 2021
Are you looking for us?
You have a passion for movement building and organizing a base towards collective power. You are a skilled facilitator, a bridge builder, a collaborative manager of leaderful teams, and experienced in clear, inspiring, and accessible strategies that cultivate and strengthen political home. You are extremely organized and detail oriented, comfortable with meeting deadlines, a good communicator, and a skilled problem solver. Working in local, regional, and national teams comes easy to you. You are excited to work toward abortion access and reproductive justice alongside our members.
The National Network of Abortion Funds (NNAF) builds power with members to remove financial and logistical barriers to abortion access by centering people who have abortions and organizing at the intersections of racial, economic and reproductive justice. Together with our members, we advocate for cultural and political change to ensure access for people who face the greatest obstacles to abortion access: women with lower income, women of color, young women, and transgender and gender nonconforming people. This is an exciting time for NNAF as we grow, nurture new funds emerging in underserved areas, deepen our support for funds working within the reproductive justice framework, and co-lead a bold national coalition campaign to increase abortion access by restoring Medicaid coverage for abortion. We are working to make access to abortion a reality for everyone, no matter their resources. We are building a movement, mentoring young leaders, and working toward a world in which everyone can shape their own futures and families. We invite you to join us as the newest member of our dedicated and growing team at a time when we are explicitly focused on scaling our network and building the infrastructure of abortion funds to be fully staffed organizations with robust abortion funding budgets.
NNAF is comprised of a multi-racial, multi-religious, gender expansive staff of 50, located across the United States. We know how important it is to support our remote staff to maintain connection and cohesiveness as a team. To this end, we ensure weekly one-on-one supervision, face-to-face virtual staff meetings, quarterly in-person meetings, and more.
Title: Organizing Manager
Supervised by: Organizing Director
Supervises: Organizing Associate and Organizing Coordinator; various consultants
Status: The position is full-time, salaried, exempt
Compensation: $71,120 - $74,670, commensurate with experience, with competitive benefits package
Benefits: Best in Class benefits package currently including 100% employer paid health insurance plus 50% for dependents/families, 4-day work week, a 5% employer retirement match, 32-hour work weeks, 3 weeks vacation, 13 holidays, generous sick time, and a commitment to professional development.
The Organizing Manager is responsible for implementing organizing strategy within a grassroots network through movement building, capacity building, and leadership programming. Network members include abortion funds grassroots organizations that provide direct support to people who need access to abortions and who build power for cultural and political change at the root causes of access barriers - as well as individual members. They are a facilitator, collaborator, and capacity-builder supporting members to build strategies and leadership for coordinated, collective action at state/local level as well as network-wide scales. They hold vision, project management, and the supervision of coordinators and associates.
Essential Job Functions
Fund organizing capacity development (approximately 40% of the position)
Organizing strategy & implementation (approximately 35% of the position)
Management (approximately 15% of the position)
Other (approximately 10% of the position)
Ability to travel as job requires, approximately eight times minimum per year. Travel will primarily be overnight, for approximately 3-5 days, and national. Regardless of where employee lives, and barring travel delays outside of an individual’s control, employee must be able to arrive at destination on-time.
Please note: Due to COVID-19, NNAF has suspended all travel to minimize risk of exposure for staff through the end of the year. This applies to all NNAF related work. We will update the travel suspension only when the pandemic significantly improves and conditions become safer.
Job experience requirements
Specific skill sets
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with different abilities to perform the essential functions.
NNAF is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual based on any non-merit factor, and is committed to an equitable workplace where everyone is treated as a respected and valued member of the team. In fact, NNAF actively seeks to build and maintain a diverse staff with regard to race, culture, ethnicity, class, religion, physical ability, age, gender, and sexual orientation. As an organization working in solidarity with the reproductive justice movement, NNAF is committed to fostering the leadership and elevating the voices of women, young people, people of color, Native people, immigrant and refugees, low-income people, LGBQ+, and transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary people, people who have had abortions, people with disabilities, young parents, people who were formerly imprisoned, people who have received funding for abortions, and people living in the many intersections of these experiences. We encourage people from these communities to apply.
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