Part-Time Community Organizer
Mass NOW Foundation seeks a talented, independent feminist to fill the position of Part-Time Community Organizer.
The Massachusetts Chapter of the National Organization for Women (Mass NOW) is a multi-issue, multi-strategy feminist organization working to advance gender equity in the Commonwealth. The primary responsibilities of the Community Organizer include: communicating Mass NOW’s programming and actions to our community, engaging activists in their legislative and educational work and recruiting more activists to join Mass NOW. This role reports to the Executive Director.
About the Organization: For over 50 years Mass NOW has been one of the leading multi-issue, multi-strategy feminist organizations in the Commonwealth. Today, we are a member-led grassroots organization and we thrive on the support of our members, supporters, and allies. We are made up of three distinct branches: the Mass NOW Inc., Foundation, and PAC. The Mass NOW Foundation convenes and educates our feminist community through innovative, community-driven programming. In 2019 Mass NOW created the MA Menstrual Equity Coalition, organizing to end period poverty statewide.
Duties of the Community Organizer include event planning, fundraising and digital communication.
- Lead quarterly chapter meetings in conjunction with the Board of Directors
- Write and coordinate distribution of biweekly newsletters
- Develop web, and social media content to promote Mass NOW Foundation programming and the Massachusetts Menstrual Equity Coalition in collaboration with the Executive Director and consultants
- Assist in planning Mass NOW Foundation’s signature fundraiser: The Feminist Affair
- Cultivate and solicit volunteers across the Commonwealth for Mass NOW Foundation and the Massachusetts Menstrual Equity Coalition
- Execute a grassroots donors strategy
- Compile Mass NOW Foundation’s Annual Report and grant reports in conjunction with the Executive Director
- Maintain all donor databases
- Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
- Excellent written and verbal communication
- Excellent relationship building skills; ability to personally connect with and engage diverse groups of internal and external stakeholders
- Critical thinker
- Ability to work independently with minimal guidance or management support
- A strong multi-tasker, work well under pressure to meet deadlines, and able to self-manage time and workflow to maximize efficiency
- Comfortable with ambiguity and able to provide logical next steps towards action items
- Valid driver’s license with access to a vehicle
- Experience with Google Suite, Salesforce, Canva, Mailchimp, Action Network, WordPress, Instagram, LinkedIn and Facebook (preferred)
- Commitment to Mass NOW Foundation’s mission and social justice
- Passionate about the work of the organization and excited to help Mass NOW secure new and sustainable funding streams
- This is a remote position. Reliable wifi and personal computer required.
- 20 hours a week, flexible schedule Monday through Friday
- Some evening meetings and events and a few weekends a year are required. Most are in the Boston, Fall River area with availability to attend events all over the Commonwealth.
- Co-working opportunity with the Executive Director in a Boston area office
Salary and Benefits
Starting Salary: $25/hour, $26,000 annually
15 days of paid flex sick or vacation days, and holidays off
Our goal is to bring this position to full time in January 2024.
Send an email with the subject line “Mass NOW Foundation Community Organizer – YOUR NAME” to firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume, cover letter, brief writing sample and three references (with both email and phone contact information).
The Mass NOW Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status recognized by federal, state or local law with respect to employment opportunities. Please visit our website at www.massnow.org for more information.