JOB POSTING: Statewide Organizing Director

The Organizing Director will help lead the senior team, and oversee multiple organizing departments. The Organizing Director will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of campaigns across the organization, recruitment of new members, leadership development, and mentorship of organizers. This is a senior-level position with significant responsibility for managing department heads and helping to guide the growth, development, and strategy of the organization.

The applicant should have at least 5 years of experience in community, political, or labor organizing, and 1-2 years of experience managing organizers.

The applicant must have a keen sense of strategy and know how to develop and guide campaigns. The applicant must be able to balance multiple priorities and projects. The applicant should also be a talented teacher of the practice of organizing.

This is a long-term position, reporting directly to the Executive Director.

Pay starts at $60,000 per year, plus benefits.

    • Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, but those submitted by September 1st, 2018 will be prioritized.
  • Submit resume, statement of interest, and name & contact information of three references (at least two references must be work related, one may be personal)
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  • If you were referred by a member of the Michigan United staff, please let us know in your application.

Michigan United is a statewide 501(c)3 organization comprised of community members and institutions fighting for the dignity and potential of every person. We represent 100 faith, labor, social service and community organizations. We use the tools of community organizing to fight for economic and racial justice. We believe in a society and government that put people and the public good over private profit. We have won major victories to improve the lives of those who have been marginalized by poverty, racism, and inequality.