Overview

Position Description

We are seeking an Interim JVP Action Organizing Senior Manager to anchor a successful electoral cycle by managing field strategy and our rockstar team of field organizers on priority 2020 JVP Action races.

Location: Remote

Reporting to: JVP Action Senior Government Affairs Manager

Responsibilities

The Organizing Senior Manager is responsible for managing and executing JVP Action 2020 political field program as part of our mission to support elected officials and candidates who will fight for Palestinian rights and freedom. This includes: strengthening existing field strategies and implementing winning campaign plans; training, coaching and supporting volunteers and staff; evaluating and communicating progress; identifying opportunities for intervention or deeper support; and resolving issues and addressing crises.

The Organizing Senior Manager role will work on

Building from and strengthening existing field plans, implementing, and directing field plans for priority candidates
Developing, implementing and managing systems and plans (data, tracking)
Overseeing execution of volunteer recruitment activity and volunteer voter contact activity
Developing metrics and measures of success for grassroots voter contact and providing reports on outcomes
Manage field organizers

Qualifications

In addition to the following qualifications, the ideal candidate has demonstrated a commitment to the mission of Jewish Voice for Peace Action and issues of economic, racial, immigrant, and gender justice.

Promotes cultures of respect, inclusion, and justice within organizing structures
Political or electoral campaign experience required
Supervisory experience and/or skills in managing for accountability, staff development and growth
Experience with, or deep knowledge of, election rules and regulations required
Experience developing, training and empowering volunteers
Campaign, organizing, and project management experience; skills in communicating for collectively buy-in and ability to give, receive and integrate feedback from staff, volunteers and partners
Demonstrated practice of centering equity, especially racial equity, and intersectionality in decision-making and daily work
Demonstrated nimbleness; if this program doesn’t work, can shift and adapt quickly
Demonstrated skills in cross-organizational collaboration
Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills, including effectiveness as a storyteller able to engage multiple audiences
Tech savvy, must be comfortable in a digital-environment, proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, and Google Docs; texting tools and phone banking.

JVP Action Mission:

JVP Action is a multiracial, intergenerational movement of Jews and allies working towards justice and equality in Israel/Palestine by transforming U.S. policy. Learn more at www.jvpaction.org, and check out our endorsed candidates at www.jvpaction.org/our-2020-candidates.

The position requires irregular hours, including frequent evenings and weekends. Flexible hours and comp time are available, in addition to full benefits that include paid time off.

To apply: Use this link   Submit in one PDF document: a resume and cover letter. The application deadline for this position is 5 pm ET Wednesday, June 17 for an anticipated start date of June 29th.

This is a non-exempt, salaried, full-time position through November 2020. The salary range is mid 60s to low 70s (commensurate with skills & experience) with a generous benefits package. People of color, Sephardi and/or Mizrahi applicants and transgender or gender non-conforming applicants strongly encouraged to apply.

About Jewish Voice for Peace

Jewish Voice for Peace members are serious about making change. We work with diverse communities across the U.S. to achieve a lasting peace for Palestinians and Israelis based on equality, human rights, and freedom. Whether you are a grandparent or a student; whether your best work is in strategy meetings, in an art studio, or on Facebook.

Whether you want to learn more about Israel/Palestine, donate, or join a chapter – there is a place for you at Jewish Voice for Peace.