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National Campaign Manager
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Position Description:

The We Are All America Campaign Manager is responsible for implementing nationally coordinated action to build support nationally and locally for refugees and asylum seekers, and to push back against anti-refugee, anti-asylee, anti-Muslim hate. The Campaign Manager is responsible for the overall direction of We Are All America, including field organizing, communications, policy advocacy campaigns, staff management, leadership training, and funder relations.

The Campaign Manager works with diverse stakeholders, including the We Are All America Steering Committee members and their local affiliates, supporting organizations in the faith, immigrant rights, and refugee resettlement worlds; business supporters; political allies; funders; and state level supporters. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, experienced organizer, good manager, and strategic thinker capable of producing consistent quality work in a fast-paced environment. 

This position reports to: The Campaign Manager is hired by and reports to the We Are All America Steering Committee on a quarterly basis, with day-to-day mentoring and oversight from the National Partnership for New Americans Executive Director. This role will work closely with the NPNA team to align  immigrant and refugee integration priorities and communications across the WAAA and NPNA family of campaigns and programs. 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Serve as Campaign Manager of the We Are All America campaign
  • Work with the We Are All America Steering Committee and supporting groups to oversee and implement campaigns to support refugees and asylum seekers at the local, state, and national levels
  • Work with the Steering Committee to plan We Are All America strategy, with goals, timelines, and implementation plan
  • Build and nurture relationships with local and state organizations across the country and assist in promoting collective action on common agendas, specifically field strategies to oppose anti-refugee, anti-asylee proposals and promote welcoming, inclusive policies
  • Build and train a team of refugee organizers and communications staff, with both direct reports and allied organizations, to build power for refugees and asylum seekers and against agendas of hate
  • Help foster leadership development among impacted communities and ensure their voices and stories are lifted up in campaign efforts
  • Work with a communications team, with both direct reports and allied organizations, to elevate attention to refugee, asylum seekers, and anti-hate work in traditional and new media
  • Coordinate field/online strategies to build the list of refugee/asylum seeker supporters across the country
  • Manage and provide leadership and direction to supporting staff/paid consultants
  • Other duties as assigned by the Steering Committee

Qualifications:

  • At least five years of organizing experience with community-based, refugee, immigrants’ rights, faith based, grassroots, and/or coalition organizations
  • Experience in supervising a team of organizers, and working at a high level in strategic partnerships
  • Familiarity with immigrants’ rights work, refugee resettlement and asylum issues, and anti-hate organizing in the United States
  • Familiarity with grassroots advocacy, at either the federal or state level, including experience with national campaigns to secure policy change
  • Experience fundraising, drafting proposals and generating grant reports
  • Familiarity with online technology (email/sms/mobile tools) and electoral tools (Nationbuilder) for use in field campaigns
  • Proven experience in working with coalitions and ability to build consensus around common purpose with multiple organizations
  • Capacity and willingness to travel 
  • Experience and comfort working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to work effectively with people of different cultures
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to produce consistent, quality work in a fast-paced environment

Salary & Benefits: National Partnership for New Americans offers a competitive salary and progressive benefits

Closing Date of Position: Open Until Filled

How to apply: Please submit a resume, a cover letter that includes salary range expectations and at least two writing samples, and three references to [email protected]

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Asylum Digital Organizer
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Position Description:

The Asylum Digital Organizer is responsible for implementing the asylum communications elements of our campaign, helping to build support local, regionally, and nationally for asylum seekers and unaccompanied minors through digital and earned media, helping to push back against anti-refugee, anti-asylee hate. 

The ideal candidate is a self-starter, experienced with various social media channels, competent in graphic design, a good manager, and strategic thinker capable of producing consistent quality work in a fast-paced environment. 

This position reports to: National Campaign Manager, who will provide day-to-day mentoring and oversight. The Asylum Digital Organizer is a team member of National Partnership for New Americans and will participate in weekly staff calls.

Principal Responsibilities:  

  • Build the base of asylum supporters through digital advertising, organic social media, live streaming, and other digital tools.
  • Craft engaging social media posts, cultivate community within Facebook groups, and explore how new social media platforms and features (FB messenger, Instagram, etc) can be used for asylum organizing.
  • Create compelling graphics and videos for social posts, email blasts, etc.
  • Manage data and tracking systems in collaboration with NPNA Communications team
  • Help share asylum seeker / supporter stories through videos, images, writing, press interviews, storytelling training, etc.
  • Perform other duties as required to support the work of the organization as a whole

Desired Skills

  • Understand the fundamentals of organizing, the difference between organizing and advocacy, and deeply believe your job is to shift the narrative in order to support people seeking freedom, safety and refuge in the United States
  • Know how to run social media campaigns and digital programs
  • Can create compelling graphics and videos for social media using Canva or other tools
  • Used (or been wanting to try) Nationbuilder
  • Strong organization and tracking skills; can keep projects moving, pay attention to detail, make sure things don’t slip through the cracks, and meet deadlines.

Qualifications: 

  • Three to five years of digital organizing or media experience with community-based, refugee, immigrants’ rights, faith based, grassroots, and/or coalition organizations
  • Familiarity with immigrants’ rights work, refugee resettlement and/or asylum issues, and anti-hate organizing in the United States
  • Familiarity with grassroots advocacy, at either the local, state or federal level
  • Familiarity with online technology (email/sms/mobile tools) and electoral tools (for use in digital field campaigns
  • Ability to liaise with media/media consultants
  • Ability to work effectively with people of different cultures
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (English/Spanish)
  • Ability to produce consistent, quality work in a fast-paced environment

National Partnership for New Americans is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

Contract Compensation: This is a $25,000 six month contract with the opportunity to renew, pending program funding.

Closing Date of Position: Open Until Filled

How to apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to Stephanie D. Stephens at [email protected]