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Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment


Housing 2018 – Campaign Director

Based in Los Angeles, CA


The Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) is seeking a full-time Campaign Director to help lead a 2018 project to expand rent control across California, including through a statewide ballot initiative and several local city initiatives. The position is open immediately and will end on November 16, 2018. Following this project, a permanent position with the organization may be considered.

Salary & Benefits: Salary for this position is between $55,000 - $90,000 depending upon years of previous experience. ACCE uses a fixed salary skill based on responsibility and years of experience. ACCE offers a generous benefits package to all full-time employees.

About ACCE
ACCE is a multi-issue, membership-based community organization building the power and voice of poor and working families across the state of California. With offices in 6 cities, ACCE works in local communities and statewide to fight for economic, racial and social justice.

Position location:
This position will be based in Los Angeles.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the management of a broad-based statewide coalition and its committee structure
  • Conduct outreach to diverse sectors to broaden and strength the coalition
  • Help develop, drive and track the implementation of coordinated campaign activities by coalition members, designated staff and volunteers
  • Implement and track a large-scale volunteer recruitment, training and support program
  • Coordinate with campaign consultants and ensure strong communication between the various people and groups involved in the campaign
  • Help ensure that this campaign supports the growth and development of the statewide housing justice movement

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5-years organizing experience (labor, community or non-candidate electoral)
  • Experience managing large-scale, ideally statewide, issue campaigns
  • Independent and strong leader who can drive projects and programs to completion in fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Understanding of issues facing low-wage workers, immigrant communities, and other communities of color.
  • Experience building broad-based coalitions and working with grassroots organizations.
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, results focused, and well organized.
  • Ability to work well with diverse groups and populations,
  • Position requires frequent travel and flexible work hours to accommodate campaign needs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with political data, latest technologies, and best practices.
  • Experience in campaign communications
  • Bilingual Spanish/English, preferred but not required

How to apply
Please send a cover letter, résumé, 3 references including at least one former supervisor to recruit-campaigns@calorganize.org. Please put Housing Campaign Director in the subject line of your email.

ACCE is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and actively recruits people of color, women, individuals with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ community.

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