This position develops strategy for designing pathways, programming and processes that have broad reach into GARE, creating and sustaining a vibrant social change network that embodies aspects of a learning community and a community of practice. This position oversees a team of approximately 7 staff that are responsible for communications, virtual programming, online community building, our resource library, working groups, the GARE Annual Membership Meeting and all other activities that are designed to be network-wide.
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The deputy director will be a core member of the GARE leadership and lead a team focused on deepening the work of transformational change and advancing racial equity within government. The Deputy Director role is an exciting opportunity for an innovative builder who thrives leading through times of growth and change, and who is open to experimenting and learning alongside others. Overseeing a team of approximately 6 staff, this position will ensure the development and curation of content to ensure that lessons learned and expertise are shared widely across the network.
Race Forward is seeking a Salesforce Administrator who will support the ongoing development of our Salesforce platform. The successful candidate will have a record of supporting end users and improving processes and adoption using Salesforce. The administrator will work primarily with our program department, supporting their current needs and future growth. This role is part technical project manager and part administrator.
The Student Organizer will lead and manage Race Forward's national youth outreach for the H.E.A.L. Together (Honest Education Action & Leadership) initiative through base building, leadership development and other activities with high school student leaders around the country. The Student Organizer will report to the Senior Fellow heading up H.E.A.L. Together and will be responsible for leading the initiative's work on national student organizing, youth leadership development and youth cultural projects.
The GARE Membership Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day administrative communication with members. They will facilitate monthly information sessions for potential and new members, as well as orient and direct new members to resources and opportunities. They will also generally serve as a hub for inquiries from our 408 members across the country assisting them in navigating GARE programmatic opportunities and accessing GARE resources. Additionally, the Membership Coordinator will assist other GARE staff in training members in the use of GARE platforms.
The GARE Data Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day data processing needs of GARE. Specifically, this role takes responsibility for processing the information of member jurisdictions from the moment of entry into the network until the membership closes. This position requires a person that is detail oriented, focused on data-integrity, and has Salesforce experience.
The Housing Justice Narrative Campaign Manager for ISC is a two-year grant funded position that will work closely with Narrative Arts and Culture to support the Housing Justice Narrative Campaign, together with our campaign partners PolicyLink and Community Change. Specifically the HJN manager will serve as a bridge to institutional strategies for the campaign, in particular bridging campaign sites to GARE members, developing relationships with supportive community development organizations, engaging jurisdictions in models emerging from the campaign, researching models currently in use among the membership that meets the standard of treating housing as a public good, and promoting models of housing as a public good with local government and community development organizations.
The Federal Program Team Outreach and Marketing Director is accountable for overseeing all internal and external outreach and communications for the Federal Initiative to Govern for Racial Equity. This role is responsible for managing an outreach and communications plan activities and building external relationships with the organization's constituencies, and will work with Race Forward's Media Relations Manager on media relations. The Outreach and Marketing Director develops a proactive outreach and communications strategy and ensures messaging is consistent and engaging.
The Federal Government Team Project Coordinator supports the Federal Team with developing processes to achieve efficient deployment of programs and capacity building activities. The Project Coordinator is tasked to perform a variety of programmatic and administrative duties that serve to support or advance Federal Team programs and initiatives. The Project Coordinator helps the Team to maintain its relationships with programmatic partners, provides administrative support to research and communications, engaging in research on an as needed basis and assists with events planning.