Mobilize.org Program Associate Job Description

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Mobilize.org Program Associate Job Description

  1. 1. 1875 K Street NW, 5th Floor Washington, DC 20006 Office: (202) 642-4320 Fax: (202) 729-8100 www.Mobilize.orgProgram Associate, Mobilize.orgOrganizational Description:Over the past ten years, Mobilize.org has grown from a student organization on one campus with ten students into a nationalMillennial movement reaching tens of thousands of young people throughout the country. Mobilize.org’s underlying theory ofchange is that more effectively engaging more Millennials in decision-making and problem-solving will lead to better solutions tosocial problems. Mobilize.org is pioneering an innovative engagement model that leverages the unique characteristics of theMillennial Generation - collaboration, diversity, technological savvy and an entrepreneurial spirit - to address the most pressingissues facing our generation, and our country.About the Position:In an exciting period of growth, this position will play a crucial role in supporting the Millennial engagement work happening incommunities across the country and expanding national programs of Mobilize.org. The Program Associate will work with theDirector of Programs to administer the processes and logistics in support of Mobilize.org programs. The Program Associate willprimarily support the planning and implementation of Mobilize.org summits, leadership development trainings and SummitAwardee support through the fellowship program consistent with Mobilize.org’s strategy, theory of change and mission. Formore information about Mobilize.org’s programs, please visit www.Mobilize.org.Responsibilities:The Program Associate will report to Mobilize.org’s Director of Programs and have the following responsibilities: Support planning and implementation of Millennial engagement programming, including summits, funded projects, community outreach, leadership training and development. Manage event logistics including program agenda, speaker and VIP invitations, printed materials, events webpage, registration and travel arrangements. Maintain and update partner, participant, and competitor outreach databases including listservs, elected officials, community organizations, and college/university contacts. Create, maintain and administer application, proposal and registration process for participants and competitors. Manage communications with program applicants, participants, competitors and community members. Maintain program updates on the Mobilize.org website, including agendas, funded projects, online competitions, registration forms and partner recognition. Manage reporting and tracking of Awardee work with community programming staff. Administer program evaluations, surveys and research for partners, participants, and Awardees with Director of Network Initiatives. Manage, train, and develop interns focused on program development and management with Director of Programs. Contribute to Mobilize.org’s fund development and reporting efforts with Director of Development. Mobilize.org empowers and invests in Millennials to create and implement solutions to social problems.
  2. 2. 1875 K Street NW, 5th Floor Washington, DC 20006 Office: (202) 642-4320 Fax: (202) 729-8100 www.Mobilize.orgKey Qualifications: Minimum of 1-2 years of political or community organizing and project management experience Knowledge of or interest in developing and managing programs and events Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including comfort with and regular usage of social media Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail combined with an ability to take initiative and manage multiple projects simultaneously Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment Strong project management skills; manage time, multi-task and prioritize Strong commitment to the organization’s mission, vision and strategies Proficient in use of Google Applications, Salesforce, Microsoft Office, WordPress and Social Media tools. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experienceCompensationMobilize.org is prepared to offer an attractive compensation package, including a competitive base salary as well as health,dental and vacation benefits. This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated professional to assume a pivotal role inthe evolution of a fast-growing, highly respected organization.Application InformationTo apply, please submit a thoughtful cover letter addressed to Amber Cruz, Director of Programs, outlining how your skills andexperience meet the requirements of this position, a resume, salary requirements and 2-3 references to careers@mobilize.org,by COB on Wednesday, August 1, 2012. Please note the position to which you are applying in the email subject line. Mobilize.org empowers and invests in Millennials to create and implement solutions to social problems.

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