Project Manager- Immigration Team

About Community Change and Community Change Action:

Community Change builds the power and capacity of low-income people, especially low-income people of color, to lead powerful and dynamic movements for social change. With our community-based partner groups, we bridge the grassroots and the national, supporting outsider strategies to disrupt the status quo while also building pathways to influence the insider conversation.

Our vision of a better world centers the leadership of impacted people of color to move our work on immigrant rights, economic justice, and racial equity, including a focus on jobs and housing, early childhood care and education, income supports, and immigration reform.

This position also supports Community Change Action , an affiliated 501(c)(4) advocacy organization. While motivated by the same core values – equity, inclusion, and justice – Community Change and Community Change Action operate independently of one another and each organization has its own board of directors.

Position Description:

The Project Manager is a high-level project management and administrative support position that closely collaborates with internal Community Change teams to contribute to the goals of the organization. The position will provide day-to-day executive-level project management support to the immigration team, and coordinate and supplement the administrative support for the senior campaign staff including budget management, scheduling, and meeting planning. The Project Manager will work with a wide array of teams throughout the organization to advance organizational deliverables. This position will have a lead role in promoting a professional, organized, and collaborative atmosphere internally and with partner groups.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Provide executive level project management support to the immigration team to ensure the team runs smoothly and progress is constantly made to meet the team’s commitments.
  • Coordinate internal and external communications regarding team’s initiatives between various key decision makers and stakeholders.
  • Help develop agendas and implement initiatives to advance the team’s goals.
  • Inform the design and implementation of team meetings and annual convening.
  • Provide leadership and as needed, assistance to administrative staff within the meet all of the event logistics planning, note taking, research, filing, copying, mailing, and material preparation needs of the team.
  • Represent Community Change in a professional manner with members and staff of Community Change partners, allies, and funders.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in executive support, administration and/or project management.
  • Experience with budget management.
  • Previous work in a non-profit or campaign setting.
  • Experienced in event planning and travel logistics.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Proven record of reliability and timeliness.
  • Must demonstrate flexibility and be able to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to record and transcribe notes.
  • Must be a self-starter who can work well with people at all levels both in and out of the organization.
  • Must be able to communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely and in a timely manner that shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism.
  • Ability to maintain and respect confidentiality.
  • Commitment to Community Change’s mission and values.

This position reports to: Immigration Field Director

Community Change recognizes a staff bargaining unit affiliated with IFPTE Local 70, a union for non-profit workers. This position is included in Community Change bargaining unit and covered under the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.

Salary & Benefits:  $55,000 – $65,000 annual salary. Community Change also offers an excellent benefits package, which includes 4 weeks of annual paid vacation; additional paid holiday leave between December 24 and January 1; 8% employer contribution to retirement account after six months of employment (and 3% employer contribution for the first 6 months); and a choice of generous health insurance plans.

This position is located in Washington, DC.

Closing Date of Position: Open Until Filled

How to apply: Please click here to submit a cover letter sharing your personal interest as well as salary expectations, a resume, and two writing samples.

Community Change is an Equal Opportunity Employer