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Florida State Co-Manager

Employer
Black Voters Matter
Location
Florida
Salary
62,000
Closing date
Apr 25, 2024

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Focus Areas
Capacity Building / Volunteerism, Civil Rights / Advocacy
Job Function
Development / Fundraising, Program / Project Management
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level
Management

Job Details

This is a remote position based in Florida – ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD HAVE PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE OR CURRENTLY LIVE IN REGION AREA APPLIED*

Position Description: 

Black Voters Matter is seeking a Florida State Co-Organizing Manager who will be responsible for providing support to BVMF’s statewide partners as they as they mobilize voters as well as BVMF’s broader objective of advocating for racial justice and building power by centering Black love, Black culture and Black joy.  The priority for this role is to ensure that grassroots leaders, community stakeholders, and their organizations are supported in driving long-term base-building work through civic engagement and voter participation.  We’re looking for emerging leaders who are passionate about strengthening capacity in local communities to sustain powerful grassroots movements for social change at the local, state and federal levels. 

Principal Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate with State Co-Organizing Manger and field team to plan and implement convenings and/or training sessions.   
  • Identify potential new partners and secure partnerships with organizations in the target counties. 
  • Coordinate with BVM to aid with regranting to community partner groups 
  • Coordinate with State Co-Organizing Manager and field team to plan BVM bus tours and/or special events in state/counties covered. 
  • Provide weekly updates to National Field Co-Director. 
  • Possibility of working with National Field Co-Director to supervise an in-state regional organizer in South Florida. 
  • Coordinate ongoing communications via e-mail discussions, Zoom conference calls, etc with the network of BVM partner organizations in the target cities/counties 
  • Coordinate social media content related to statewide BVM/partner activities. 

  

Target Cities/Counties 

Seminole 

Hillsborough 

Lake 

Pinellas 

Orange 

Volusia  

Brevard 

 Qualifications: 

  • At least 5 years experience in organizing and campaigning, issue advocacy, and/or political campaigns 
  • Experience managing campaigns and/or projects (in multiple counties preferred). 
  • Ability to work independently in a dynamic, fast-paced and collaborative team environment; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and adapt quickly. 
  • Commitment to progressive causes and community organizing experience a plus. 
  • Strong writing and verbal communications skills and close attention to detail 

  

This position reports to: National Field Co-Director 

State Co-Organizing Manager must reside in Orange or Hillsborough Co., FL.  

Travel Requirements: Ability and willingness to travel approximately 20% of the time. Valid driver’s license and available vehicle 

Salary & benefits: Starting at $62,000, depending on experience, plus unlimited PTO, and 100% employer contribution to individual medical, dental. vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, and $25,000 life insurance benefits. 

This position will often require non-traditional hours and will involve work in the evenings and on the weekends. Ability to travel in-state and nationally, 20-30% of the time. 

   

ABOUT BVM: 

  

Our goal is to increase power in marginalized, predominantly Black communities. We agree with the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. when he said, “Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.” We operate with the following 5 core beliefs: 

  

  1. The key to effective civic engagement and community power is understanding, respecting and supporting local infrastructure.
  2. Black voters matter not only on election day, but on all 365 days of the year. This means we must support individuals and organizations that are striving to obtain social justice throughout the year.
  3. Black voters' matter *everywhere*, including rural counties and smaller cities/towns that are often ignored by candidates, elected officials, political parties and the media. 
  4. In order for Black voters to matter, we must utilize authentic messaging which speaks to our issues, connects with our hopes and affirms our humanity. 
  5. The leadership, talent and commitment demonstrated by Black women in particular must receive recognition an

Company

PURPOSE AND CORE VALUES

Black Voters Matter goal is to increase power in marginalized, predominantly Black communities. Effective voting allows a community to determine its own destiny. We agree with the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. when he said, “Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.”

We seek to achieve our goals with the following 5 core beliefs in mind:

  • The key to effective civic engagement and community power is understanding, respecting and supporting local infrastructure.
  • Black Voters Matter not only on election day, but on the 364 days between election days as well. This means we must support individuals and organizations that are striving to obtain social justice throughout the year.
  • Black Voters Matter *everywhere*, including rural counties and smaller cities/towns that are often ignored by candidates, elected officials, political parties and the media.
  • In order for Black voters to matter, we must utilize authentic messaging which speaks to our issues, connects with our hopes and affirms our humanity.
  • The leadership, talent and commitment demonstrated by Black women in particular must receive recognition and, more importantly, *investment* in order to flourish and multiply.
Company info
Website
Telephone
(470) 355-8295
Location
4751 Best Road, Suite 200
Atlanta
GA
30337
US

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