Full-Time North America Coordinator, Finance Action Organisers Network (US or Canada)
Location: United States or Canada (Remote)
About The Role
The Finance Action Organisers Network (“Finance Action”) is a global network of independent hubs in key finance locations made up of NGOs, grassroots groups, individuals and activists. Together in their local communities, and across the world, Finance Action is uniting for climate justice by building grassroots power to shift major financial institutions away from funding fossil fuels. The Sunrise Project builds the capabilities of Finance Action, supports hubs with funding and technology, and provides guidance on strategies and actions.
The Coordinator will uplift the work of those they are supporting to connect local communities to the global network to grow a social movement that aims to end fossil fuel funding to address climate change. The North America Coordinator will work with local finance hubs to deliver key elements of work, as well as collaborating on the collective work within Finance Action by: supporting capacity building; connecting mobilizations to sustained powerbuilding; running strategy sessions and planning workshops; connecting trainers to organizers to support local needs; directing funding/grants; and leveraging the exchange of knowledge and skills.
First and foremost you are a passionate organizer, with hands-on experience helping activists and groups mobilize and organize. You’re an intersectional relationship builder, who engages deeply with others and can bring diverse groups of people along the campaign journey. You believe in horizontal leadership and have a knack for enabling future leaders and empowering activists to take their next step.
- Strengthening and growing organizing hubs in key financial centers by working with organizations and networks on campaign strategies, plans, timelines, and tactics.
- Identifying local organizing needs and taking action to build their capabilities by delivering training, running workshops, connecting trainers and organizers to each other, directing funding support, and collaborating with hubs in other locations.
- Convening local network meetings and facilitating calls designed to build greater connections and achieve growth in the movement.
- Collaborating with partners and organizers to build, expand, and maintain networks and high level relationships with NGOs, potential partners, grassroots groups, social movements and civil society in key areas.
Required skills and experience
- Significant experience developing and implementing long term organizing and/or campaign strategies in the United States and/or Canada.
- Demonstrated experience in building capabilities and/or supporting groups, networks or coalitions in organizing and running campaigns via training, workshopping, running meetings, coaching new leaders, developing toolkits and sharing learning resources.
- Well-developed cross cultural verbal communication skills including, presentation, training, facilitation, conflict resolution, and influencing skills.
- Strong skills and experience in using digital campaigning and digital tools to mobilize, organize, build momentum and bring about social change.
How to Apply
- How to apply for this job: We recognize that racism, sexism, ableism, homophobia, classism and other forms of discrimination creates structural barriers that impact opportunities to formal education and experience. When assessing candidates we look at more than the jobs you've been paid to do but the range of ways you've picked up skills and knowledge throughout your life. This is why we assess candidates on how well they respond to application questions and don’t require a cover letter.
- SEE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION + APPLICATION HERE!
- Closing: 11:59pm, 16th Nov 2022 PST