Organizing Manager Chicago, IL/Minneapolis, MN/Central Region - Sierra Club

Deadline: Not Specified

Context: Plans and manages all national Sierra Club staff organizing work within assigned communities.  Establishes organizing objectives for each community based on movement building, national campaign and program objectives.  Coaches and develops staff organizers to build community involvement, effective volunteer leadership and strong community partnerships to win campaigns, program conservation victories, ensure equity and justice is incorporated into our work, empower communities and contribute to movement building.

Scope: The Organizing Manager is responsible for managing a team of organizers working to achieve all organizing objectives and for the effectiveness of the Club’s organizing and movement building activities within assigned communities.  Works with organizing staff and volunteer leaders to determine and implement strategies to build towards transformational organizing, to build and deepen the number of supporters in the community, key partnerships with community leaders, government officials, donors and volunteer leadership to accomplish organizing objectives, win campaign goals, and contribute to the movement building within each community.  Coaches and develops each staff organizer to maximize skills, ability and effectiveness.  Acts as senior Club liaison with leaders of organizations within the communities.  Ensures that programmatic commitments and objectives are met, that financial, operational and legal compliance standards are met regarding all activities in assigned communities. Works directly with other Program department staff, Digital Strategies and Communications Department staff to ensure we are utilizing the full strength of Sierra Club in all movement building and campaign work.