Senior Network Organizer

The Animal Agriculture Reform Collaborative (AARC) seeks an experienced, highly motivated Senior Network Organizer.

About AARC

AARC is a one-of-a-kind national movement hub aligning a growing network of over 40 member organizations to challenge corporate control of the food system and win an animal agriculture system that is good for people and the planet, where animals are raised on high-welfare pasture including practices that improve soil and ecosystems. Members range from community and state membership-based organizations to national organizations. AARC’s mission is to create a dynamic collaborative space to build strategies, deepen alignment and share resources. AARC is not public facing; if you would like to learn more about us please send an e-mail to request more information.

Job Purpose

The Senior Network Organizer builds AARC’s member network and supports its efforts to organize and mobilize a broad and powerful base within impacted communities and across a diverse range of sectors to win a just, sustainable animal agricultural system that is accountable to people.

Key Responsibilities

 Network Organizing:

  • Design and manage AARC’s network organizing program and systems
  • Build strong relationships with and among member organizations to increase their participation, connectivity within the AARC network
  • Help AARC member leaders identify shared goals and facilitate deeper collaboration between member organizations
  • Deepen engagement and support for member-led collaborative campaigns
  • Help plan and facilitate AARC’s annual member gathering as a working meeting focused on shared learning, planning, and new strategy formation

Membership Development:

  • Implement a welcoming member onboarding program to facilitate meaningful connections and strong participation
  • Work with AARC members to assist in new-member outreach, onboarding, and networking 

Training & Resource Development:

  • Develop and organize trainings and shared resources to strengthen member connection and capacity for base building and communications
  • Assess shared coalition member needs and generate potential solutions from concept to implementation
  • Identify and build opportunities for knowledge sharing and peer learning between member organizations at in-person meetings, by webinar, and through individual connections

Ideal Candidate

You know what it takes to create a successful coalition engagement program and have thorough knowledge of organizing and campaign planning. Successful candidates have significant experience fostering collaboration across a diverse audience and possess excellent interpersonal skills. You are team oriented and have strong track record of working with and in coalitions or networks.

You are highly relational, you listen closely, and are curious about and empathize with other points of view. Your deep commitment to racial and economic justice and equity is activated in your work with an intersectional approach.

Ideal candidates are conversant in all modes of communication including strong phone, text, email, and video conferencing skills. This job requires out-of-state travel an average of one to two times a month (when it’s safe to travel again)—and strong planning and flexibility is a must for successful candidates to advance multiple projects and a work environment where the work and pace are frequently changing and no week is the same.

You appreciate being part of a cohesive, dedicated team of co-workers who are excited to come to work every day.

Compensation

This is a full-time, exempt position with a salary range of $55,000 – $60,000 based on experience and skillset, and includes a solid benefits package. This position is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, however we are working remotely due to Covid for the time being.  You will report directly to the Executive Director. Ideal start date in mid to late-September depending on availability.

 

How to Apply

To apply send these materials to AARCjobs@multiplier.org  with “AARC Network Organizer” in the subject line.

  • Cover letter telling us about a time your coalition/network building skills successfully brought a group together, and why you are drawn to AARC’s mission
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three references.
  • When you will be available to start and your salary requirements
  • A writing sample from your work on social and/or environmental justice

Please submit your application in two attachments:

Attachment 1. your cover letter, resume, references, and when you are available to start and salary requirements as a single pdf

Attachment 2. your writing sample (no more than two pages please)

The application deadline is August 26th; applications received after this point will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

We respectfully request no follow-up calls or emails. If there are next steps, we will contact you by August 31.

AARC is a project of Multiplier (www.multiplier.org), a nationally recognized nonprofit that incubates and accelerates program capacity for local, regional, national and global initiatives that conserve and protect a sustainable and resilient world. AARC staff, including the Senior Network Organizer, are employees of Multiplier.

Multiplier and AARC celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams and partnerships that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Multiplier and AARC are also committed to providing an environment of mutual respect that is free from discrimination and harassment. Multiplier and AARC prohibit discrimination in its governance, programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, marital status, amnesty, status as a covered veteran, because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from public assistance, or for any other non-merit based factor.

 

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