Texas Freedom Network is a statewide non-partisan, grassroots organization that is building an informed and effective movement working towards equality and social justice.  The Organizing Director will set a vision and implement successful grassroots and faith organizing programs to activate progressive civic engagement throughout Texas. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop, coordinate and implement programs to engage, organize and mobilize progressive Texans, faith leaders, and communities of faith in civic engagement activities throughout the state of Texas.

  • Supervise and delegate responsibilities to members of TFN’s organizing team/department, including staff, interns, volunteers and consultants.

  • Support the development of relationships with faith leaders and faith communities to grow and advance the Just Texas Reproductive Freedom Congregations program. 

  • Build relationships with and ensure TFN is well-represented in key movement coalition spaces. 

  • Work and communicate cross-departmentally with other TFN department Directors to ensure collaboration and innovation in all organizational work.

  • Monitor and present key engagement metrics and deliverables to ensure organizing team remains on track to achieve key organizational goals   

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • At least five years of work experience visioning, building, managing and executing campaigns or grassroots organizing programs for a progressive or advocacy organization or a political/issue campaign.

  • Commitment to social justice and experience with social change organizing. 

  • Experience managing and building a high-performing team. 

  • Strong management, budgeting, analytical and organizational skills, including relevant project management experience. 

  • Experience working with communities of color and a desire to be part of  an anti-racist organization. 

  • Experience or familiarity working with communities of faith preferred.

  • Excellent relationship-building skills with ability to influence others toward a common vision or goal.

  • Familiarity with digital organizing tactics and relational organizing tools

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary Range: $70,000 – $90,000, depending on experience

  • Medical Insurance: TFN offers health, dental and vision insurance for employees and dependents.

  • Annual Leave: TFN offers a generous vacation policy with roll-over options and separate personal days.

  • Professional Development: TFN is committed to the professional growth of its staff and sets aside a percentage of the budget each year for training opportunities.

  • Retirement Benefits: TFN offers a 401(k) plan funded by pre-tax employee contributions and contributions by TFN at levels determined by the Board of Directors 

TFN is a statewide organization with headquarters in Austin. Ideal candidates would live in central Texas and work in our Austin office. However, we may consider applicants seeking to work remotely from another city in Texas.

Applicants will be considered and interviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline: September 7, 2021

Texas Freedom Network is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. TFN encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, or disability.

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