We want you on our team! The SURJ national staff is a growing community of organizers and leaders who are committed to personal and systemic transformation. We work on local, state, regional, and national campaigns to move majority-white communities into action for racial and economic justice. All positions are remote with some travel required throughout the year. Applicants from the region we’re trying to hire in and from poor and working-class backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Current Openings:


Data Director

Full time, Remote, $80,000

The Data Director is responsible for the strategic cohesion and day-to-day functioning of all of SURJ’s data systems including VAN, EveryAction, and Civis. They are responsible for strong coordination and communication related to data use across the organization, supporting data staff, and ensuring the integrity and security of the organization’s data and data systems. As this is a new position, the Data Director will conduct an assessment of SURJ’s current use of data and data systems and identify any strategies, tools, integrations, and/or automations needed to elevate SURJ’s efficiency, sophistication, and impact. The Data Director will also work with the Managing Director, Assistant Director, Political Director, National Network Director and others to design and actualize a cohesive three-year data plan that supports the organization’s goals, and the Data Director will help design and manage the set of tools, systems, people, and processes required to put that plan into action.

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Deputy Development Director

Full time, Remote, $100,000

The Deputy Development Director is an important and new position for SURJ as we are in a moment of growth and interest in our work. The Deputy Development Director is responsible for the day-to-day functioning of the development department and building the organization’s internal development infrastructure. The Deputy Development Director is a development generalist who has extensive supervision and organizational management experience, as well as experience with grants and foundations management, and knowledge of the systems required to run skillful donor engagement programs. This role will not directly interface with donors, and instead will supervise members of the development team, provide internal coordination between development and other departments, map and support execution of strategy, and develop systems for a coordinated development effort.

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Administrative Assistant to the Development Team

Full Time, Remote, $60,000

The Administrative Assistant organizes and coordinates the Director of Impact’s outreach and external relations efforts, facilitates workflow, manages schedules and travel plans, coordinates work with the core development team as well as an expansive network of development support staff, and manages a prioritized list of competing tasks.

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