Stand is a non-profit education advocacy group that believes ALL children deserve an equal opportunity to succeed in life. Stand works to accomplish this mission through:
We focus primarily on increasing early literacy and high school success. Additional priorities include, improving school quality and ensuring adequate funding spent wisely.
Your role is key to the fight to change the odds for low-income and underrepresented children and families. The State Organizing Director is responsible for the development and execution of a plan to grown the size of our volunteer force which will take our organizing to the next level of scale and impact. As part of the Statewide Organizing Team, the Statewide Director will ensure we have a solid ongoing presence in targeted locations to impact state legislation, policy decisions and elections and, where relevant, local policy decisions and elections. Organizing campaigns will be selected through a collaborative process with both national and state staff and active volunteers.
The State Organizing Director oversees making sure the organizing plan creates a long-term, grassroots infrastructure capable of executing direct impact, issue and electoral campaigns. The State Organizing Director shepherds the strategy and plan while working closely with affiliate leadership on communications. The State Organizing Director also oversees the operation on the ground (including management of organizers) to implement the organizing plan from start to finish. The State Organizing Director will work with organizers to create goals and set plans, including quantitative goals for outreach and recruitment for meeting metrics-based goals and ensure that the organizing staff has the coaching, training, and support they need to build robust teams . The State Organizing Director will manage Statewide Organizers directly, while the Organizers manage part-time Outreach Coordinators and teams. The State Organizing Director will report to the National Organizing Director, while acting in service to and in seamless coordination with the Executive Director in building a long-term, grassroots infrastructure capable of executing direct impact, issue and electoral campaign wins.
Developing, write and implement a comprehensive, concrete organizing plan that includes, but isn’t limited to:
Competitive salary, commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits: full health and dental coverage; life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and long-term care coverage; 401K with a match plan; flexible spending/benefits plan; holidays and vacation accrual.
Stand for Children consists of two separate entities. Stand for Children, Inc., a grassroots membership organization is exempt under section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code, and Stand for Children Leadership Center, a leadership development organization is exempt under section 501(c)(3)
Stand for Children and Stand for Children Leadership Center are Equal Opportunity Employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. We are committed to a diverse and culturally inclusive workplace in which our differences broaden our awareness, enrich our daily experiences and contribute to our collective strength. People of color, members of underrepresented ethnic or socioeconomic populations and bilingual/multi-lingual speakers are strongly encouraged to apply.