SUMMARY OF POSITION
The New Economy Coalition (NEC) seeks a talented organizer and facilitative leader to help support, grow, and enrich our network of over 200 organizations working to build an economy that democratizes wealth and power and puts people and planet first.
This position will play a critical role in tapping the collaborative potential of allied, but often siloed, groups involved in imagining, campaigning for, and building a New Economy.
The Membership Engagement Manager will work as part of a collaborative and dynamic team and will report to NEC’s Membership Director.
Primary responsibilities include recruiting and onboarding member organizations, deepening member engagement, supporting a culture of member to member connectivity, collaboration, and leadership, ensuring the provision of high-quality member services, maintaining healthy ongoing communication between staff and network members, contributing to ongoing organizational learning and development, and contributing to organizational strategy and management.
The job is full-time. The position can be performed remotely from anywhere in the US.
Application deadline is March 5, 2018, with a projected start date of late March or early April.
NEC aspires to build an inclusive and liberatory organization. We value having a diversity of life experiences, identities and perspectives on our staff. We are an equal opportunity employer.
The Membership Engagement Manager will…
Support a culture of connectivity, collaboration, and member leadership by:
Contributing to the planning and execution of major events including the CommonBound 2018 conference in St. Louis and annual members’ meeting.
Supporting the development and upkeep of working groups and peer circles within the coalition, including working groups focused on Policy, Narrative Strategy, and Local and Regional Organizing.
Supporting the upkeep of the coalition’s open-source communications and email tool, Lumen
Identifying opportunities for collaboration or peer learning between members and serving as a matchmaker/network weaver.
Ensure the provision of high-quality services for members by:
Maintaining the member events calendar and resource library on NEC’s website.
Working with the communications team to ensure that inspiring stories from our membership reach broad audiences through traditional media, social media, webinars, conferences, etc.
Assisting in the development of trainings, webinars, and regional meet-ups when appropriate.
Working with coalition members to revamp the coalition’s online tools including the NEC Member Map
Maintain healthy communication between NEC staff and members by:
Learning about our members, attending their events, building relationships with their staff, and working to understand their unique needs.
Outlining and sharing opportunities for member engagement with new and prospective members
Assisting in the implementation of member surveys and other data-gathering and evaluation projects.
Compiling regular email updates for the membership including information about NEC programs, developments within the coalition, and news from across the network.
Maintaining database systems for tracking member information and engagement.
Support the growth of NEC membership by:
Contributing to the process of mapping the network, analyzing gaps and recruiting new members.
Participating in informational and onboarding conversations with groups that approach NEC about joining the coalition.
Contribute to organizational learning and development by:
Staying current on relevant trends and research in network theory, community organizing, social movements, solidarity economics, climate justice and just transition, and other relevant discourses.
Participating in staff-wide training and planning processes.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Commitment to the New Economy Coalition’s mission and work.
Experience with networks or coalitions
Excellent writing skills.
An understanding of the landscape of organizations represented in NEC’s membership and experience working with new economy projects or organizations a plus.
Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, both verbal and written.
Meticulous with details and facts.
Demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace.
Willing to work in collaborative teams.
Willing to learn from mistakes, receive feedback, and give feedback to others.
Commitment to building a culture of mutual accountability, liberation, and respect.
Note: We will consider a candidate’s full range of educational, professional, and life-experience. We do not require that candidates possess any specific degrees or levels of formal educational attainment.
Full benefits including healthcare, dental, retirement, and a generous vacation package.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
HOW TO APPLY
Upload your pdf resume and cover letter to this online form. Please use the following format for naming your attachments: “Full Name – Cover Letter/Resume/Writing Sample”