Immigration Campaign Organizer

IMMIGRATION CAMPAIGN ORGANIZER (FULL-TIME)

Date Posted:

Monday, July 22, 2013

POSITION AVAILABLE:  IMMIGRATION CAMPAIGN ORGANIZER(FULL-TIME)

 The immigration campaign organizer, under the supervision of the Immigration Advocacy Director, will work closely with leaders and staff from the NYIC’s member organizations and will support program advocacy work.  The NYIC’s immigration campaign organizer will have a key role to play in the comprehensive immigration reform debate and will be at the forefront of the statewide campaign for reform in New York. The campaign organizer will collaborate with diverse community-based organizations, business, faith, and labor groups and will be responsible for developing and implementing campaign strategies, grass-tops organizing, and engaging the NYIC’s diverse member groups.

 Responsibilities:

Develop and implement campaign strategies to promote immigrant rights and comprehensive immigration reform.

Deepen the skills of grassroots leaders within the context of immigration advocacy campaigns.

Build effective relationships with community, faith, business and labor leaders.

Organize NYIC members and allies to forward immigration advocacy goals.

Maintain communication between NYIC members and allies.

Plan community education events on issues affecting immigrant communities

Contribute to other organizational projects as necessary to advance the organizational mission of the NYIC.

 

Knowledge & Skills:

Two years minimum of experience in community organizing

Experience in and commitment to working to promote social justice

Proven ability to listen, understand, and develop leadership of diverse constituents

Strong organization skills, and ability to meet deadlines

Ability to think and act flexibly and creatively in a high-paced environment

Willingness to travel and work some weekends and evenings

Bi/multilingual ability preferred

 

TO APPLY:   NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. 

 

                        Mail or e-mail resume, cover letter and salary history to:

 

                        137-139 West 25th Street, 12th Floor, New York, NY  10001

 

                        E-mail: [email protected]

 

Please indicate Immigration Campaign Organizer position in the subject line.

 

SALARY:    

 Commensurate with Experience.

 

DEADLINE:  

 Applications will be considered on a rolling basis but no later than August 9th, 2013

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