The Program Manager position will take the lead mobilizing members in support of legislative and political campaigns. This position manages the state political action committee, PrivacyPAC, and requires the ability to work evenings and weekends. This position is based in San Francisco, CA.
Member engagement and activation
· Design and implement strategies to grow and engage NARAL Pro-Choice California’s membership in support of legislative, advocacy and political campaigns.
· Plan and execute member engagement and activation phone banks, canvasses and events.
· Create materials in support of engagement strategies.
· Work with team to establish campaign organizing benchmarks and actions.
· Develop plans, set timelines, manage progress, and report on successes and challenges of projects.
· Serve as a trainer and workshop facilitator as needed.
· Assist with data maintenance as related to organizing initiatives.
· Assist with volunteer recruitment and management.
· Manage program interns as needed.
· Other duties as assigned.
· Manage the state PrivacyPAC including the reporting requirements, fundraising, and general administration of the PAC.
· Working with the State Director, manage the PAC board meetings including scheduling and creating the agenda and materials.
· Manage the endorsement process including the questionnaire process.
· Develop relationships with other progressive PACs to identify opportunities for collaboration.
· Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
· Minimum of 3 years of experience in grassroots issue-based political organizing, including developing strategy, planning, budgeting, and implementation.
· Working knowledge of political and advocacy campaigns, coalition building, volunteer management, field organizing and budgeting.
· Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
· Relevant training and facilitation experience.
· Demonstrated ability to work well with others and handle multiple tasks.
· Ability to work independently.
· Demonstrated excellence in writing and oral communications.
· Demonstrated experience in Word and Excel for Windows, VAN, database software, Internet and graphics program preferred.
· Ability to travel.
· Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
· Commitment to NARAL Pro-Choice America’s goals and programs.
· A commitment to contributing to a workplace environment in which diversity is valued and supported.
Are you passionate about reproductive rights? Do you follow politics? Do you want to work alongside the team at NARAL Pro-Choice California to advocate for pro-choice policies, including affordable birth control, access to safe, legal abortion and paid parental leave?
NARAL Pro-Choice California’s Organizing Intern will support and learn about all aspects of our work, from researching anti-choice threats, keeping our website updated with current news and helping plan events.
What You’ll Do
The Organizing Intern will work closely with the program team on a number of ongoing campaigns.
Pro-active legislation to expand access to contraception by allowing women to receive a 12 month supply.
Pro-active legislation to expand access to reproductive health care providers out of network.
Ongoing campaign to unmask the deceptive tactics of anti-choice crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) that use medically-inaccurate information to mislead and manipulate women facing an unintended pregnancy.
Electing pro-choice champions to the California state legislature and statewide offices.
The organizing intern will be tasked with research, presentation of findings and reports, and outreach to membership. You will also assist in administrative tasks and event preparation where needed.
What You’ll Learn
NARAL Pro-Choice California is the political leader of the pro-choice movement in California. The Organizing Intern will be an integral member of the NARAL team and will gain exposure to planning and executing campaigns that influence the debate around reproductive freedomin California.
You will learn how to talk and write persuasively about pro-choice issues, how to set goals for a campaign and project—and how to reach them, and you will learn the ins and outs of working for a dynamic nonprofit organization.
A minimum of 15-20 hours per week is required along with a three month commitment. The start date is immediately. This is a paid internship.
Please submit a cover letter and resume for consideration to Chelsea Gelbart: CGelbart@ProChoiceAmerica.org