Alliance Seeks Coalition Organizer
Individuals who identify as black, indigenous, immigrant, or person of color are encouraged to apply. The Alliance is an equal opportunity employer.
The Alliance is a coalition of community-based organizations and advocacy groups building shared power to advance strategic campaigns around the intersections of racial justice, economic justice, environmental justice, and health equity. Our mission is to advance justice and equity in economic growth and land development in the Twin Cities region.
The Alliance is seeking a Coalition Organizer who will support community driven coalitions of allied organizations in issue campaigns that shift power within systems, creating tangible community benefits.
- Build support for a broader justice movement that recognizes the interdependence of people, policies, and land-use decisions.
- Organize and support coalitions made up of the Alliance’s member organizations, and allied partner groups, in specific campaigns.
- Lead the co-creation of organizing plans with coalition partners.
- Deepen existing organizing work in communities of color through supportive issue organizing and building relationships of trust
- Support community coalitions as they work directly with the public sector and help create the conditions for low-wealth communities and communities of color to shape local and regional decision-making.
- Facilitate, strengthen, and expand internal coalition relationships and public sector relationships.
- 3 or more years of community organizing experience and success with issue campaigns
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills via email, phone, notetaking, facilitation, and public forums
- Proven ability to work well as a team member and to facilitate/coordinate diverse groups of people
- Demonstrated capacity to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks with attention to details
- Excellent personal accountability, self-motivation and follow through skills
- Demonstrated commitment and passion for environmental, racial and economic justice
- Skillful in discerning and navigating power dynamics and building trusting relationships
- Experience building relationships with and navigating public sector decision-making systems
- Knowledge of various advocacy and organizing approaches, the public policy making process, and equitable development issues
- Clarity in understanding historic and systemic oppression, racism and white supremacy
Time & compensation:
This position can be either part-time (20 hours/week) or full-time as preferred by selected applicant. Salary is commensurate with experience. The Alliance offers a full benefits package.
How to apply:
Email cover letter and resume to the Alliance at: firstname.lastname@example.org