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Jobs & Career Development Opportunities

Director, Office of Food Justice

Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):

 

The City of Boston seeks to hire a Director to lead the newly-formed Mayor’s Office of Food Justice. The Director will report to the Chief of Environment, Energy, and Open Space (EEOS), and work in close partnership with the Senior Advisor on the Boston Green New Deal, the Director of GrowBoston, and other senior City officials to shape and implement the Mayor’s Food Justice Agenda for a Resilient Boston.
The Director will have the primary responsibility of centering equity and justice while supporting local food systems that advance climate justice, racial equity, and healthy, resilient, connected communities as part of the Mayor’s Green New Deal & Just Recovery agenda.

 

 

The Director will be charged with building upon the Mayor’s Office of Food Access – which has successfully conceived and implemented programs focused on farmers markets, school meals, nutrition incentives and healthy food retail – to execute a broader vision of food justice that expands local food production, supports local and diverse food businesses, and empowers community partners to make nutritious, culturally relevant foods available to all Boston residents.

Responsibilities:

Qualities of the Ideal Candidate: 


The candidate will be responsible for shaping and driving implementation of the Mayor’s Food Justice Agenda as part of the broader Green New Deal & Just Recovery agenda. This role will require outstanding leadership qualities, including experience building and supporting successful teams; the ability to build productive partnerships with City departments, non-profit organizations, diverse community-based organizations, businesses and other stakeholders; a deep commitment to centering racial equity and justice; and the ability to translate a broad, aspirational vision of food justice into an actionable set of policies and programs, including advocating for legislative changes at the City, state and federal level. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of successfully leading and/or implementing community-centered programs and creative, bold initiatives around food justice and equity, as well as being an excellent team leader who will retain and motivate people to build a more just city. This is a role for someone who is prepared to act with urgency to transform Boston into a city where all residents can access affordable, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food; where communities have the right to own and manage land for their own food provisioning; where food chain workers have good, stable, and safe jobs; and where all people have the opportunity to start and build diverse food businesses to build wealth, celebrate cultural traditions, and build community.

Summary of Responsibilities: 

  • Directs the newly-formed Office of Food Justice, managing a team to plan and execute direct services and a comprehensive policy agenda to advance food justice, as envisioned in the Mayor’s Food Justice Agenda for a Resilient Boston. 

  • Collaborates with other Cabinets and departments, including developing, directing and implementing Boston’s comprehensive, interdepartmental and citywide plans around equitable food access and distribution, sustainable and local food production, and dynamic food businesses. 

  • Leads program development and implementation of accessible, direct service provision, including programs related to farmers markets, nutrition incentives, healthy food retail promotion, and school and summer meals. 

  • Lead implementation of Good Food Purchasing Program, coordinating with procurement specialists in the Administration & Finance Cabinet as well as relevant departments and agencies, including Boston Public Schools, Boston Centers for Youth and Families, and AgeStrong Commission; and creating ongoing opportunities for community engagement around municipal food procurement practices. 

  • Provides leadership and expertise on food justice aspects of other key cross-functional initiatives, including expanding the use of public and private lands to grow nutritious foods, supporting educational initiatives around local food production, and integrating regenerative agricultural methods and community gardening practices into Boston Public Schools K-12 curricula. 

  • Represent the Mayor’s food justice agenda in communications with internal and external partners, including the Boston Food Access Council, local community-based organizations, the media, and state and federal lawmakers. 

  • Works across a wide range of city programs and policies to integrate food justice as a crucial component of urban and community development, climate and racial justice, public health, and educational and social equity. 

  • Performs related work as required.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

  • At least five (5) to ten (10) years of full-time equivalent experience in collaborative food systems or food access work, public policy or public administration, community engagement, climate justice, or program/policy development. 

  • Experience envisioning, shaping, building, and implementing community-centered programs and initiatives around food policy, food access, and food equity. 

  • Experience managing and building diverse teams. 

  • Experience working with, and facilitating conversations among, diverse partners from public, private, and non-profit sectors. 

  • Strong planning, organization, and project management skills. 

  • Excellent judgment, integrity and decency. 

  • Able to prioritize the most important and pressing work, while managing many issues at once in a fast-paced environment. 

  • Demonstrated courage and compassion in championing urgent issues that impact the well-being of vulnerable populations. 

  • Dynamic leadership qualities and excellent team- and consensus-building skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work respectfully among individuals with diverse cultural, political, and socioeconomic backgrounds. 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an orientation toward culturally-relevant communication.

  • Ability to exercise good judgement and focus on detail as required by the job. 

  • Bilingual skills are strongly preferred. 

Boston Residency Required

 

Terms:
Hours per week: 35
Union/Salary-Plan/Grade: Non-Union/MM2-10

Apply HERE

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Program and Outreach Manager

EMPLOYER: Common Cause Education Fund & Common Cause

805 Fifteenth Street, NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005
www.commoncause.org


DEPARTMENT: State Operations

LOCATION: Boston, Massachusetts


SALARY RANGE: $55,000-65,000


REPORTS TO: Geoff Foster, Executive Director


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The Program and Outreach Manager is responsible for supporting the mission of the
organization by organizing and recruiting volunteers, activists, and interns to support our
initiatives. The position will also have the primary responsibility of maintain the online
presence of the Massachusetts state office as well as coordinating office operations.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Organizing: The Program and Outreach Manager takes the lead on organizing,
motivating, recruiting, and communicating with members and volunteers both on digital
platforms and off-line. This involves helping to develop an organizing plan with the Executive
Director, national staff, and the Grassroots Committee. Possible tactics include recruiting
volunteers, setting up local meetings, speaking to community groups, developing leadership in
the community, organizing ballot initiatives, and increasing grassroots activism.


• Website/E-Activism/Writing: The Program and Outreach Manager has primary
responsibility for the website and social media. With help from the Executive Director, writes
action alerts to members, web-site copy, letters to the editor, fact sheets and handouts, and
news alerts and releases.


• Supervising/Research: Supervises and recruits office volunteers and interns.
Maintains intern and volunteer morale, answers questions, and sets tasks cooperatively with
Executive Director. Conducts research as needed.


• Administration/Technology: The Program and Outreach Manager coordinates all
office operations along with volunteers, making sure there are adequate supplies, negotiating
with vendors, arranging for printing, and other tasks as necessary to ensure a smoothly
functioning small office. Along with volunteers and national office, helps to improve and
maintain databases.


• Media/Lobbying/Coalition: Keeps track of media coverage of the organization and
disseminates. Write press releases and advisories as needed. Make occasional media
appearances and lobbyist visits. Attends and may run coalition meetings as needed. May take
the lead on a policy area.


• Fundraising: Participates and assists in organizational fundraising activities,
especially keeping data organized, helping to identify prospects, making phone calls,
organizing events, and if appropriate meeting with donors.


QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

• 3 or more years’ experience in similar position in a non-profit/political campaign
• Experience with online advocacy and social media campaigning.
• Ability to build and cultivate relationships with people and organizations of various
orientations and diverse backgrounds.
• Demonstrated ability for clear, concise, and persuasive writing.
• Flexible, detail-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven
environment with multiple competing priorities.
• Excellent interpersonal communication and public speaking skills and the ability to
motivate people to act.
• Results-oriented, dependable, and proactive.
• Ability to work independently, initiate projects, and work with minimal supervision.

 

TO APPLY: Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements(optional) to Director of Human
Resources at hr@commoncause.org and include Program and Outreach Manager -
Boston in the subject line; or fax to 202.355.7546. No phone calls please. Applicants are
encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

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GRANTS and FINANCE ASSOCIATE

Third Sector New England

 

Responsibilities

The Grants and Finance Associate (GFA) is responsible for supporting a team of Grants and Finance Managers with the overall coordination of services for a portfolio of fiscally sponsored organizations (FSOs). The GFA will coordinate and provide services to each FSO as directed by the Senior Manager. Such services include, but are not limited to, preparation of financial reports for review, grants administration, and involving other TSNE departments such legal, human resources, accounting, and consulting. This position will also hold a small portfolio of less complex FSOs as the entry level position of the organization.

 

Fiscal Sponsorship Operations

  • Work across the Finance, Accounting, Legal, HR, and Consulting and Training teams to ensure timely delivery of services;

  • Prepare monthly financial reports for GFM review;

  • Work closely with internal departments to successfully on and off-board client organizations;

  • Establish relationships with and communicate with funding organizations as needed;

  • Coordinate regular check-ins with FSO’S and other functional partners to update FSO program and financial status;

  • Provide support to FSOs for the purchase of software licenses as needed, in collaboration with TSNE’s account manager at CBB Technology;

  • Support the team by setting up and generating reports and uploading budgets to systems;

  • Provide administrative support to the team as requested;

  • Manage data associated with or a necessary part of key project information and workflows;

  • Manage the timetable and checklist for FSO off-boarding.

Finance

  • Manage a small portfolio of FSO’s (1-2) which have fewer funding sources and/or less complex reporting requirements including analysis of expenses and preparing, reviewing and distributing monthly reports;

  • Assist FSO’s with general operating budget development and import to financial system;

  • Assist FSO’s and GFM’s with creation of forecasting reports and templates;

  • Prepare adjusting journal entries and corresponding justifications;

  • Work with accounts payable and accounts receivable staff accountants to ensure timely and accurate processing of payables, receivables, deposits and billing.

Grants Administration

  • Work with FSO leadership to ensure funding proposals are complete, receive all necessary approvals, and submitted on a timely basis;

  • Take first pass at developing budget for proposals; ensure that FSO’s have template with current assumptions (rates, unit costs, etc.) built in

  • Make sure grant applications and other grant documents include up-to-date and consistent information describing TSNE policies, role and responsibilities;

  • Ensure proposals are entered in CRM and make sure all key documentation is attached.

  • Ensure prompt processing/execution of grant agreements and follow-ups to the funder to make sure completed grant agreements are returned to TSNE.

  • Ensure all accepted awards are listed in key organizational systems (Intacct, Salesforce, Concur, etc.) and the relevant information is available for FSOs and TSNE to implement and administer grants;

  • Research, collect, and document funder requirements and ensure compliance by FSO, as necessary;

  • Prepare grant financial reports as required and share with FSOs and team members;

  • Ensure receipt on a timely basis by TSNE of any program reports prepared by FSOs;

  • Ensure all grant related funding sources are updated in Salesforce and Concur;

  • Monitor to ensure all grants are closed in our systems and deliverables are met and documented;

  • Ensure all grant related funding sources are updated in Salesforce and Concur and closed appropriately;

  • Support the team in management of salary allocations upon receiving and closing awards.

  • Complete other tasks and projects related to the job, as needed.

 

Qualifications

Many folks who are impacted by biased professionalism standards, such as women, LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, and individuals with disabilities, tend to only submit an application if they meet every requirement listed. At TSNE, we are always looking for enthusiastic candidates who are the best fit for the role, both culturally and through experience. If you believe you’d be a good addition to our team, we look forward to your application!

 

You are someone with three or more years of experience in a nonprofit office envoronment. You may also have experience in grant lifestyle management, general accounting, and managing budgets. You have strong project manaagement skills and outstanding customer service skills. Some of your knowledge of various systems sich as Salesforce, Intacct, and/or Concur is a plus. 

 

You also believe in and embody our organizational values and the below core competencies:

  • Communication – The ability to effectively exchange ideas, concepts, facts, and data with diverse audiences.

  • High standard of integrity, ethics, and professionalism – The highest standards of integrity, ethical practices and professionalism are demonstrated in all aspects of work, including interactions with others, decision-making, and the development and delivery of work product. The ability to integrate core values, equity, integrity and accountability throughout all organizational practices.

  • Relationship management – The ability to develop and nurture positive, productive relationships with others.

  • Collaboration – The ability to collaborate vertically and horizontally throughout the organization and with others.

  • Technologically and organizationally functional – Computer skills and demonstrates willingness to learn additional, specific platforms. Also understands and follows the policies and procedures applicable to all staff.

 

And a strong combination of the following qualifications:

  • Soft Skills including exceptional discretion and judgment. Effective verbal and written communication skills with a wide audience. Ability to build productive and successful range of relationships and effectively serve in roles ranging from trusted advisor, teammate, subject matter expert and to coach.

  • Demonstrate cultural awareness and some understanding of fostering an inclusive, culturally sensitive, environment. Willing to ask questions, learn, and constructively share and accept feedback. Must be adaptable to a range of audiences and dynamics.

  • Just do good work by providing high quality work in fast-paced environment. Strong analytical skills are necessary. Must be flexible and able to manage multiple changing priorities and projects, and be organized and detail oriented. Provide excellent customer service by being on-time and accurate.

 

Physical Demands/Work Environment 

The physical demands described for this position are that of a typical office environment. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Ability to sit and/or for extended periods of time in front of a computer screen is an essential aspect of the position. There may be a need to lift and/or move materials or equipment.

 

Location: Work will be performed between our office located at the NonProfit Center at 89 South Street, Suite 700, Boston, MA 02111 and your home office. This position will be required to be on-site at least 1-2 times per week.

Schedule: This position is full-time at 37.5 hours per week and hours are flexible within reason.

 

Regarding COVID-19: TSNE considers the health and safety of our employees of the utmost importance, and due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and subject to your state and local laws, our policy requires that all employees performing in-person work at a TSNE designated office are fully vaccinated. For the purpose of this policy, fully vaccinated indicates that you have received a single dose of the Janssen vaccine, or both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine. Certain exemptions may be requested and will be considered by Human Resources.

 

Compensation and Benefits 

Location: Work will be performed between our main office (89 South Street, Boston, MA 02111) and your home office.

Compensation: The starting salary for this position is $60,000.00 and is commensurate with experience.

 

Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:

  • Generous Paid-Time-Off (PTO): twelve paid holidays, three weeks of vacation, one week of personal holiday, and up to 487.5 hours of accrued sick time for benefited staff annually.

  • 80% Employer-paid, $0 deductible Health Insurance through Harvard Pilgrim.

  • Low-cost MetLife Dental and Vision.

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health and Dependent Care.

  • Employer-paid Life, Long- and Short-Term Disability Insurance.

  • Employer-paid Pension and Employee-paid Tax-Deffered Annuity through TIAA.

  • Up to $90.00 monthly commuter subsidy.

  • No meetings after noon on Fridays.

  • ...and more!

To Apply for this job: Visit TSNE HERE

TSNE envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.

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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

MA Senator Sal DiDomenico

MA Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) is seeking applicants for a full-time Communications Director (“CD”) position within his State House office.  The CD is responsible for managing the office’s external communications and serves as the primary point of contact in the office for the press and social media.  Timely, detailed work is required, and the position is very writing intensive. The CD is responsible for developing and implementing messaging and communications strategies for all the Senator’s legislation, budget items, and district priorities.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

POLICY COMMUNICATIONS

  • Develop, in coordination with the Senator and legislative staff, messaging and communication strategies for the Senator’s legislation, budget items, and district priorities.  Tasks may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Draft fact sheets and talking points on legislation and budget items.

    • Draft speeches and remarks for legislative and community events.

    • Draft letters to other members, legislative leadership, and executive offices.

    • Assist with drafting testimony for bills being heard by committee.

  • Research legislation and budget issues.

  • Coordinate communications efforts with advocates, lobbyists, and legislative partners.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA/WEB PRESENCE

  • Plan, implement, and monitor a social media strategy for the Senator’s online presence.

  • Expand use of Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to better reach constituents, advocates, media, and public, and upload content daily.

  • Develop informative and innovative graphics and other multimedia for the Senator’s priorities.

  • Maintain and regularly update the Senator's website to reflect the current work of the Senator’s State House team.

  • Draft and distribute the Senator’s newsletter to provide monthly updates to subscribers.

  • Coordinate photo opportunities in consultation with office staff to ensure events are recorded for use on social media.

 

PRESS RELATIONS

  • Maintain and expand presence in local and regional newspapers and other media.

  • Draft, edit, and disseminate press releases to local papers and State House press contacts.

  • Monitor local news outlets to stay up-to-date and to inform the Senator’s media strategy.

  • Develop letters to the editor and op-eds as appropriate.

  • Coordinate with advocates and other legislative offices on joint press.

  • Serve as primary point of contact for all media inquiries.

  • Build relationships with State House Press Association, as well as editors and reporters of local papers.

  • Arrange and prepare the Senator for television and radio appearances.

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as primary liaison to one or more areas of the Senator’s district. The CD will be responsible for attending meetings, staying in contact with local officials and other principal district players, and looking for opportunities to further the Senator’s presence in the district.

  • Assist the Legislative Aide with the drafting of constituent correspondence and respond to constituents as needed.

  • Organize and promote events in the district.

  • Manage the Senator’s Press Binder.

  • Collect and maintain all photos and videos.

  • Train and supervise interns as their work relates to communications.

  • Take meetings with advocates or constituents where necessary and represent the Senator at meetings both inside and outside the State House.

  • Assist with office administrative duties, including answering phones, staffing the reception area, scheduling the Senator, and booking State House rooms for events.

  • Fill in for other staff as needed to contribute to efficient office operations.

  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years of experience in positions related to governmental, political, and/or nonprofit communications

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media best practices and analytical tools.

  • A firm understanding of public policy and a strong interest in Massachusetts politics.

  • Strong multitasking, organizational, and time-management skills.

  • Familiarity with web design.

  • Bilingual speaker preferred but not required (the primary languages other than English spoken in the Middlesex and Suffolk district are Spanish, Portuguese and Haitian-Creole).

 

How to Apply:

  • Applicants should submit an electronic resume with a one-page cover letter summarizing their interest in and qualifications for the position to Christie.Young@masenate.gov

  • Also include a writing sample (not edited by another person) of less than three pages.

  • Only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

  • No phone calls please.

 

Other Information:

  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, this position will be remote.  However, under normal circumstances, it is located in the Senator's State House office, with travel within the Middlesex and Suffolk District.

  • The Communications Director reports to the Chief of Staff.

  • Salary is commensurate with experience, plus state employee benefits, including health insurance.

Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees of the Massachusetts Senate are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of policy initiatives and services to the diverse population served by the Legislature. The Senate’s total compensation package features an outstanding set of state employee benefits for eligible employees which you may consider towards your overall compensation, including, but not limited to:

  • 75% state paid medical insurance premium

  • Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans

  • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs

  • Low cost basic and optional life insurance

  • Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan

  • 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time - Competitive Senate-sponsored parental leave

  • Tuition Benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities

  • Long-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities

  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program


The Senate requires all Senate employees to have received COVID-19 vaccination or to have been approved for an exemption as a condition of employment. Finalists will be given details about how to demonstrate receipt of vaccination or request an exemption due to a sincerely held religious belief or medical reason not to be vaccinated.
 

The Massachusetts Senate is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, or military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Our goal is to be a workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the diverse commonwealth we serve, and women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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BOARD APPOINTMENT - MA Gaming Commission

Office of the MA State Treasurer and Office of the MA Attorney General (joing appointment)

The Office of the State Treasurer & Receiver General, with the Office of the Governor and the Attorney General, is seeking someone with legal and policy experience in gaming.  See M.G.L. c. 23K, section 3(a). 

The mission of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission is to create and maintain a fair, transparent, and participatory process for implementing the expanded gaming law passed by the Legislature and signed by the Governor in November, 2011.

A link to the application can be found mid-way down the page at the following link:  Massachusetts Office of the Treasurer and Receiver General (masstreasury.org)  

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ADVOCACY & COMMUNITY ORGANIZING MANAGER

YW Boston

Mission Statement
YW Boston works to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. YW Boston is at the vanguard of thought leadership on issues at the intersection of race and gender, helping organizations create more inclusive environments where women, people of color, and in particular, women of color can succeed.  

YW Boston invests in our internal culture, including our own racial equity practices. We seek candidates that thrive in adaptive organizations, are comfortable working amidst organizational change, and are excited about helping YW Boston deepen its impact in Boston.  

Organizational Values
People, Collaboration, Liberation, Courage, Shared Leadership 

 

General Statement of Duties
YW Boston is seeking an energetic, detail-oriented Advocacy & Community Organizing Manager who will lead the public policy, advocacy and organizing work of the organization. The manager will analyze and respond to relevant policy issues and coalition requests. In addition to managing YW Boston’s Advocacy Committee, this individual will develop strong relationships with key stakeholders, such as local activist leaders, the YWCA Massachusetts Alliance, professional groups, lobbyists, legislators and their staff to support key initiatives and strategies to advance policy priorities for effective impact.  

 

In addition, the manager will lead efforts to center the voices of people of color with marginalized gender identities to more deeply inform our work. This position provides a unique opportunity to work with a dynamic organization and team to build a better Boston. The manager will provide support to develop the strategy and execution of a policy advocacy agenda for the organization. This person will work closely with all staff, program partners, policy makers, volunteers and advocates to support high quality direct service programming and advance strategic advocacy campaigns to promote racial and gender equity in Boston.   

 

The Manager will report to the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships. 

 

Position Outcomes
The successful Advocacy & Community Organizing Manager will achieve the following outcomes: 

- Implement a legislative agenda aligned with YW Boston’s strategic vision and desired impact;   
- Steward Advocacy Committee members towards high levels of engagement and impact; 
- An engagement strategy centering the voices of people of color with marginalized gender identities;   
- Strong collaborative relationships with elected officials and coalition partners; 
- Develop synergies between Advocacy efforts and YW Boston programming 

Key Responsibilities
- Advance policy priorities and yearly goals for the organization’s Advocacy Committee
- Plan, facilitate, and conduct research for the monthly Advocacy Committee meetings and coordinate other external meetings
- Monitor state and local level policies and understand city and state legislative processes
- Build relationships with public officials and a variety of stakeholders including grassroots groups, YWCA USA, advocates and researchers
- Identify, develop and maintain strong relationships with key decision makers that produce legislative champions on behalf of YW Boston
- Support CEO in managing the Parity on Board coalition and advancing our legislation
- Collaborate with advocacy consultants, as appropriate
- Provide meaningful opportunities for People of Color with marginalized gender identities to engage with YW Boston, create feedback structures to surface the challenges, needs and opportunities faced by stakeholders, use learnings to inform YW Boston staff
- Supervise a part-time engagement fellow (funding secured for a 1-year position)
- Research and prepare policy fact sheets, issue briefs, blog posts, and social media content
- Provide active participation in community coalitions to broaden support; identifies, recruits and engages activists to promote the goals and objectives of our strategic plan
- Brief YW staff on policy positions and actions of the Advocacy Committee and create synergies between YW Boston programs and Advocacy
- Plan and facilitate YWCA MA Alliance meetings

Experience/Qualifications 
- Specific qualifications include:

- Demonstrated commitment to YW Boston’s mission to promote racial, gender and social equity 
- 5 years of work experience required, ideally in field related to racial/gender equity, community organizing, and/or public policy  
- Strong ability to collaborate with colleagues and to successfully work in a goal-oriented team environment 
- Demonstrated ability to build relationships across a wide range of stakeholder groups   
- Ability to work effectively under pressure, be self-directed and take feedback well   
- Strong organizational, written, and verbal communications skills and demonstrated project management experience     
- Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint    
- Experience supervising staff or interns is preferred  
- Enthusiasm, fantastic customer service ethic and follow through   
- Strong communication and organization skills  
- Openness to learning and willingness to give and receive feedback 
- Ability to travel locally via public transportation, Zip Car, Lyft, and/or personal car 
- Ability to work some early morning, evening, and weekend hours a must   
 

Additional Organization Responsibilities
- Adhere to organization policies and procedures for maintaining organizational culture and transparency, including use of regularly scheduled progress meetings with Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Team meetings, scheduling, e-mail and other communications platforms.
- Positively represent the organization in all interactions with the public. 
- Support YW Boston fund development through participation in education, outreach, cultivation and stewardship efforts 
- Participate in organization events and perform additional tasks assigned by the President of Strategic Partnerships and/or President & CEO 

 

Salary and Benefits
This is a full-time, exempt position. Annual salary range is $63,500-$68,750. Compensation is based on the overall number of years of experience as well as relevant experience to the position. Salary scales are set according to an explicit compensation policy, and relevant market data is analyzed when setting ranges for each role.  

 

YW Boston provides employees a generous benefits package, including generous paid time off, medical and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, flexible schedule options, life insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, accidental death, and a 403(b) retirement savings plan. 

 

How to apply
YW Boston is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status, or to other non-work-related factors. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. At this time,

YW Boston is not able to offer employment VISA sponsorships. 

YW Boston strongly encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We recognize that people from structurally marginalized groups often only apply to jobs if they meet 100% of the qualifications, despite the reality that applicants rarely ever meet 100% of the qualifications. If this position aligns with your experience and interests, please apply! 

Send a cover letter and a resume to jobs@ywboston.org. Please place the subject title “Advocacy & Community Organizing Manager” in the headline of your email. No phone calls, please.