Organizing Director – Federal Capacity

Child Care For Every Family Network

Position Title:​ Organizing Director – Federal Capacity

Reports​ ​to:​ ​Co-Director

Direct reports: none

Location:​ DC Metro Area

Annual Pay Range:​ $110,000-$130,000

Classification: Full-time; Exempt

The Child Care For Every Family Network brings together the people directly involved in and impacted by child care—parents, providers, and advocates—to build a racial and gender justice-centered child care infrastructure that is accountable to those who have been most harmed by our lack of investment and currently underfunded programs. We are convening families, organizations, and providers across localities, states, and the nation to develop shared strategies to fundamentally transform child care.

POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Organizing Director – Federal Campaign Capacity plays an integral role for the Child Care for Every Family Network and works with state and national organizers, leaders and campaign leads to develop robust and coordinated plans to win transformative investments in child care at the federal level, while also developing local/state capacity to engage in federal advocacy and power-building. Reporting to the Co-Director, they assist with supporting federal campaign planning (and other work groups) and implementing key strategies; developing training, organizing and campaign supports; representing the Network in various in person and virtual federal coordinating bodies and events, ensuring strong collaboration and communication across the Network’s leaders and programs, etc. This is a senior role and requires a strong background in both organizing and child care campaign work with a focus on advancing racial, gender and economic justice.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

 

Provide staffing support to network leadership, work groups and constituency groups as assigned; with a focus on federal campaign plan implementation
Support network-wide equity, inclusion and belonging work
Manage Network federal advocacy and coordinate with state and federal partners
Support and coordinate Network-wide lobby efforts and manage our lobbyist’s efforts
Help develop state and federal assessments and support relationship-building efforts
Support and help to drive network federal campaign planning efforts
Support state partners in developing and implementing federal power-building goals; including more real-time information sharing
Develop and offer tools, trainings and other support for organizers and campaigns, including curriculum development (informed by people-centered, popular education approaches)
Represent the Network at various national meetings and events in person and virtually, as requested
Support growing the network and engagement of members, allies and supports; including developing ways to share relevant information as needed
Support collaboration with other networks and partners within and across movements
Identify opportunities for the network to grow its work and impact
Work closely with policy, communications and other network staff and leads to inform their work
Develop network-wide actions focused on building collective power
Support measuring network progress, data collection and reporting

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY

 

Commitment to Child Care for Every Family Network’s mission and values
Commitment to personal anti-racism work
Experience with, and preference for, working in a racially and culturally-diverse environment with people of all abilities and backgrounds
5+ years experience in federal advocacy and organizing/campaign management with a focus on child care and other racial/gender/economic justice issues
Demonstrated success collaborating with similar organizations
Demonstrated experience in supporting organizers and campaign managers in developing their work
Demonstrated experience in campaign planning and management to achieve bold objectives
Demonstrated experience in federal advocacy and/or power-building work
Experience leading, coaching, and supervising a team of strong, justice-focused advocates
Be able to develop and train leaders and build community
Have excellent time and project management skills
Is able to work independently and within a collaborative and interdependent team environment
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Have strong computer skills, including, Microsoft Office, Google programs, video conferencing technology and CRM platforms
Able to work from home with a fully remote team; but be based in the DC Metro Area
VALUED AND NON-ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY

Fluency in Spanish or another language
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Compensation and Benefits

 

Salary range: $110,000-130,000

Benefits: Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance for employees (and their families). Employees are able to enroll in 401k retirement plan and are eligible for a 3% automatic contribution and up to a 3% employer match on 401k contributions. Employees are also eligible for pre-tax transportation benefits. Employees will receive 200 hours of vacation time, 80 hours of health leave, up to 2 days of casual leave, and 20 hours of volunteer leave annually. Employees will also receive 13 paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Employees are eligible for 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave after 90 days of employment.

Hiring Statement

 

Child Care for Every Family Network is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. NVF is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. NVF’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.

E-Verify

 

NVF participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with employees’ Form I-9 information to confirm authorization to work in the United States. Job candidates and employees authorized to work may not be discriminated against on the basis of national origin or citizenship status.

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