Jobs

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:

National Organizing Department Distributed Organizer

Full Time, Remote, $60,000

SURJ is seeking a National Organizing Department (NOD) Distributed Organizer to support the infrastructure of SURJ’s distributed voter contact campaigns by project managing distinct parts of the program on an ongoing basis and contributing to the overall health of the program by holding various aspects of the program as a whole depending on emergent needs in a given period. Every organizer within SURJ’s National Organizing Department is expected to carry out recruitment, leadership development of members, and design and execute organizing programs aligned with SURJ’s national strategy and campaigns. The amount of time focused on each of these will vary based on the position. NOD organizers are responsible for executing their unique realm of work while also participating in department-wide initiatives and team-wide pushes at key moments. In other words, NOD organizers are all expected to act as both specialists and generalists.

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Deputy Development Director

Full Time, Remote, $100,000

The Deputy Development Director is responsible for leading SURJ’s development team to have a high impact by bottom lining team management, staff supervision, planning processes, systems and cross-departmental coordination. A successful person in this role wants to be a “team captain,” using what they know to support others to move money at scale into multiracial movements for justice. The Deputy Development Director is an excellent supervisor and project manager who ensures that the growing development team is coordinated, clear on division of labor and priorities, and able to work effectively at a high level.

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Faith Organizing Manager

Full Time, Remote, $70,000

SURJ is seeking a Faith Organizing Manager who will lead SURJ’s work to 1) drive initiatives that are focused on developing the leadership, skills and analysis of people of faith, 2) organize people of faith into SURJ’s existing campaigns and organizing programs, and 3) develop and implement specific faith organizing plans that support SURJ’s overall strategies and goals. This position is accountable for the day-to-day execution of SURJ’s faith work, and also contributes to SURJ’s short- and long-term faith organizing plans. This will require meetings with partners, close coordination with other SURJ organizing programs, recruitment of congregations, development of curriculum, and leadership development with participants. The Faith Organizing Manager represents SURJ’s faith work as a member of the Management Leadership Team.

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