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4 Nov 2019

Full-Time Coalition Director

ReflectUS – Posted by ReflectUS Anywhere

Job Description

About ReflectUS:
ReflectUS is a nonpartisan coalition working to increase the number of women in office and achieve equal representation across the racial, ideological, ethnic, and geographic spectrum.

About the Position:
The Coalition Director reports to the ReflectUS Board of Directors and works in support of a strategic plan developed collaboratively with the Board of Directors, a diverse group of organizations and individuals in positions of influence in the women’s political leadership landscape.

Responsibilities Include:
-Manage Coalition membership including recruitment and renewals, and create/support infrastructure for information sharing
-Deliver and lead Coalition public awareness campaign effort, including tracking and reporting out on goals
-Build fundraising effort and develop revenues necessary to support Coalition goals
-Articulate the Coalition’s vision to varied audiences, including policy-makers, funders, media, organizational leaders, and advocates
-Fine tune and deliver programming that elevates the sector and individual organization efforts
-Manage Coalition staff and consultants
-Facilitate regular and consistent communication among Coalition members
-Support the work of Coalition board committees
-Shepard activities related to Coalition, including convening and administrative strategies
-Collect, consolidate, and distribute reports, findings, news, and best practices from the field
-Provide technical assistance to participating coalition member organizations regarding coalition efforts
-Plan events and meetings for Coalition members, allies, and funders
-Prepare the program’s annual budget and provide financial oversight and controls throughout the year
-Demonstrate ability to work across difference

Attributes of a Successful Candidate:
We seek a Coalition Director who has 7-10 years of leadership experience within a nonprofit, startup, or private sector coalition in the field of women’s leadership and/or politics. The successful candidate will be an organized, focused, and personable leader with:
-Experience working with diverse stakeholders and moving large groups to action around public awareness campaigns and/or other goal-driven campaigns
-Demonstrated ability to deliver successful fundraising efforts from diverse sources, including foundations and major donors
-Skills and ease serving as program’s public face; ability to be credible and communicate with diverse audiences, including media; natural ease making public presentations
-Experience managing relationships with and among other organizations working at the national, state, and local levels
-Knowledge of best and emerging practices in coalition decision-making, including community engagement, project delivery systems, and performance measures
-Excellent writing skills, both in formal publications and informal means, such as blog posts and Twitter
-A “can-do” attitude, resourceful and thoughtful when solving problems
-The ability to work under pressure and meet urgent deadlines without compromising the quality of the finished product

Salary and Location:
This is a full-time position with a competitive salary, based on experience. The position is remote, though candidates are ideally based in NYC, DC, LA, or SF.

How to Apply

Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to no later than November 22. ReflectUS is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and applicants from all backgrounds and identities are encouraged to apply.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

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