Professional Development

ProGeorgia Hiring: Membership Manager

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

ProGeorgia is a bold, trusted, and diverse collaborative that champions an equitable and inclusive democracy, for and with traditionally underrepresented communities. ProGeorgia supports and coordinates the civic engagement programs of our diverse partner organizations. ProGeorgia develops the infrastructure, executes the joint strategies, and employs new tools and technology to assure a government that is more responsive to the needs of our constituencies.

At ProGeorgia we believe that every citizen should be able to vote without undue obstacles, road blocks, restrictions, confusion or intimidation and that

  • Our democracy is stronger when all people participate
  • Our government has a responsibility to work for all of its citizens
  • We, as members of the progressive community, are stronger when we work together

POSITION OVERVIEW

ProGeorgia is seeking a Membership Manager who will strengthen the organization’s infrastructure and establish a strategy to refine our existing coalition structure. The membership manager will work closely with a table of partner organizations to support and advance coordinated civic and voter engagement work. This person will operate with a commitment to lifting up the voices of overlooked communities. They will also advance ProGeorgia’s mission and vision for an equitable civic engagement ecosystem. The ideal candidate thrives in a supportive work environment and works well within a team-based culture.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

The Membership Manager, reports to the Chief of Staff and is responsible for the following:

Relationship & Capacity Building

  • Hold and cultivate deep relationships with partner organizations, grassroots leaders, and fellow staff
  • Manage and implement the membership structure, including new member application process and adherence to membership requirements
  • Support partner organizations through the development and implementation of skill-building trainings
  • Support collaboration between partner organizations by making connections and (when desired) facilitating conversations for partner organizations to co-create joint goals, strategy, and analysis
  • Navigates conflict between partner organizations and assists with reaching a collaborative and mutually beneficial resolution
  • Evaluates program and organizational impact and creates reports to highlight yearly landscape trends, description, analysis, and projections to inform further civic engagement
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive administrative process to manage a partner database
  • Assess interests/skills of partner organizations and match with appropriate opportunities

Partner Engagement

  • Engage with existing partners on an on-going basis, provide guidance as needed
  • Develop and conduct educational/training opportunities for partner organizations
  • Manage comprehensive resource databases for partner organizations; update partner manuals and website content as necessary
  • Maintain ongoing communications with partners through MailChimp email news blasts, newsletters and print materials; provide accurate and timely information on events and partner related activities
  • Serve as liaison between partner organizations and department leadership
  • In coordination with the operations manager, plan and execute partner appreciation activities
  • Develop and administer partner feedback surveys; compile and report results to Chief of Staff
  • The Membership Manager works closely with the operations department to coordinate special visitor groups, support special events, and assist with other projects as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

Personal attributes and professional qualifications:

Self-Directed: Aptitude for being self-directed to manage multiple projects concurrently and prioritize tasks and work effectively. Also, be accountable to, and be part of, a team working towards common goals

Adaptive Leadership Style: Proven ability to problem solve, navigate complex situations and/or relationships while taking advantage of strategic opportunities

People Centered Power: Understanding of people centered power and the ability to work with diverse populations

Teamwork: Ability to work with a small team of passionate and dedicated individuals

Community Engagement: Knowledge of and experience utilizing community engagement skills to promote collaboration among diverse groups

Relationship Management: Experience building and maintaining relationships

Vision and Energy: Ability to be both inspirational and collaborative

Values: Accountability, adaptability and integrity

Creative and strategic thinker: Ability to think outside the box in developing new engagement methods

Highly organized: A thoughtful, focused approach with superior follow-through and attention to detail

Preferred skills:

  • Experience building relationships with non-profits and grassroots organizations and expertise in developing and nurturing coalitions
  • Three (3) or more years working in the fields of civic engagement, community organizing and/or issue advocacy
  • Knowledge of the Georgia civic engagement / voting landscape
  • Experience building relationships of trust with historically marginalized communities
  • Proficient with Google Suite (gmail, docs, slides), Asana
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus
  • Travel as needed

TO APPLY:

  • Send a cover letter and resume in PDF format to jobs@progeorgia.org with the subject line: Membership Manager Application
  • Applications will be held confidentially

●      Application deadline is February 28, 2022

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Reports: Chief of Staff

Compensation: Competitive salary based on experience, plus a competitive benefits package including health and dental insurance, retirement matching, generous paid time off, paid family leave, and leadership development package

ProGeorgia State Table is an equal opportunity employer and having a diverse staff is a fundamental principle at ProGeorgia, where employment, development and promotion opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law.

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Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education Searching for: Director of Finance and Operations

Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education Job Description

Director of Finance and Operations

THE ORGANIZATION:

Would you like to make a meaningful contribution to Georgia’s students reaching their potential to succeed in school and in life? If so, you may have a future with the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education, a one-of-a-kind, dynamic, small team-oriented organization that is making a bold impact on education policy and practice.

The Georgia Partnership serves as the go-to source for high-quality, unbiased information on Georgia’s most critical education issues. In achieving this, we 1) convene business, education, civic and government leaders; 2) utilize and disseminate credible research; and 3) advocate for best policies and practices, with the goal of ensuring all Georgia students succeed throughout the education pipeline. Our staff strives to live our corporate values of respect, integrity, excellence, and collaboration.

THE POSITION:

The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education is seeking a highly motivated, team- oriented Director of Operations and Finance to play a multi-faceted role in supporting the organization’s internal operations including financial management, business operations, and human resource management and development. The Georgia Partnership’s success since its founding in 1992 has hinged partly on its devotion to continuous improvement and a commitment to ensuring all financial and business processes are best in class among nonprofits. It is the finance/operations director’s responsibility to play a critical role in growing and deepening the organization’s impact through a continued emphasis on increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of financial and business processes.

REPORTS TO: President

MANAGES: Operations and Finance Coordinator

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Director of Finance and Operations will engage in the following:

  1. Financial Management: Oversees all aspects of the Partnership’s financial strategy and planning by –
    1. Leading the annual operating budget development process ensuring the operating budget aligns with the strategic plan.
    2. Ensuring effective policies, processes, and internal controls for all aspects of accounting and financial management.
    3. Developing and overseeing a cash management and investment policy for the organization.
    4. Leading the development, management, and monitoring of grant, programmatic, and project budgets
    5. Overseeing the annual audit process
    6. Overseeing monthly review of financial reports and grant expenditures with CPA
    7. Ensuring annual/quarterly corporate documentation and tax returns are filed.
    8. Monitoring organization plans and activities in comparison to restricted grants and providing strategic leadership in ensuring funds are optimized.
  1. Organization/business operations: Develops and implements systems that increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the Partnership’s work to support our ability to grow and expand impact, and works to progress employee performance and satisfaction to benefit the organization by –
    1. Ensuring HR functions support the mission and goals of the organization.
    2. Managing HR functions, including employee recruitment, hiring and onboarding new employees, and professional development.
    3. Managing compensation and benefit plans, including health, life and dental insurance during annual open enrollment.
    4. Overseeing payroll, personnel, and benefit records.
    5. Developing and authorizing contracts on behalf of the organization and overseeing contract management.
    6. Working closely and transparently with all external partners, including third-party vendors and consultants.
    7. Coordinating and managing logistics for meeting and event planning.
  1. Strategic Leadership: Manages the governance structure and processes for making and implementing decisions that will advance the Partnership’s mission and provides the tools leaders, both staff and board members, need to secure vital resources and make sound decisions for the Partnership by –
    1. Serving as liaison to Partnership’s Board of Directors and ensuring quarterly Board meetings are effective, including overseeing all Board-related communications, planning, and coordination.
    2. Serving as liaison to the Governance, Audit, Compensation, and Investment committees of the Partnership’s Board of Directors including managing any committee meetings and ensuring Committee chairs are prepared for quarterly Board meetings.
    3. Representing the organization to financial, legal and HR partners, including financial institutions, funders, auditors, board members, and legal counsel.
    4. Monitoring organization’s team culture and serving as a strategic thought partner to the President in managing team culture.
    5. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Qualities Required:

  1. Qualifications:
    1. Bachelor’s degree minimum; Master’s degree preferred.
    2. 5+ years of not-for-profit experience in operations, finance, or development.
    3. Excellent verbal and written communications skills necessary.
    4. Successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem-soling skills which support and enable sound decision-making.
    5. Ability to report to and work from office space in downtown Atlanta, Georgia on a regular basis.
  1. Qualities:
    1. Commitment to improving society through systemic/institutional change.
    2. Personal qualities of integrity and credibility.
    3. Ability to joyfully engage and work effectively in a team environment.
    4. Optimistic, relentless and solutions oriented.
    5. Sense of humor is a plus!

NEXT STEPS FOR INTERESTED CANDIDATES:

Send cover letter and resume to jobs@gpee.org with “Director of Finance and Operations Application” in the subject line. Position to remain open until filled. No calls please.

Compensation based on experience. This is a full-time position. Health and dental insurance packages are offered. The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer and nothing in the job posting or description should be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment.

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Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education Seeking “Operations and Finance Coordinator”

Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education Job Description

Operations and Finance Coordinator


THE ORGANIZATION:
 

Would you like to make a meaningful contribution to Georgia’s students reaching their potential to succeed in school and in life? If so, you may have a future with the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education, a one-of-a-kind, dynamic, small team-oriented organization that is making a bold impact on education policy and practice.

The Georgia Partnership serves as the go-to source for high-quality, unbiased information on Georgia’s most critical education issues. In achieving this, we 1) convene business, education, civic and government leaders; 2) utilize and disseminate credible research; and 3) advocate for best policies and practices, with the goal of ensuring all Georgia students succeed throughout the education pipeline. Our staff strives to live our corporate values of respect, integrity, excellence, and collaboration.

THE POSITION:

The Georgia Partnership is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented Operations and Finance Coordinator to play an essential role in supporting the organization’s operations and fiscal management. The Georgia Partnership’s success since its founding in 1992 has hinged partly on its devotion to continuous improvement and a commitment to ensuring all financial and business processes are best in class among nonprofits. The job requires an individual adept at multi- tasking and evolving sound financial and organizational systems, resulting in new responsibilities over time.

REPORTS TO: Operations and Finance Director

RESPONSIBILITIES:

FINANCE

  1. Manage accounts payable/accounts receivable functions
  2. Assist in budgeting, annual audit, and financial monitoring processes
  3. Other finance support duties as assigned

OPERATIONS

  1. Coordinate logistics for meetings/events (in person, online, and hybrid)
  2. Provide administrative support and tracking for various reports, programs, and business matters
  3. Serve as first point of contact for visitors, inquiries, and meetings
  4. Develop and implement procedural and policy guidelines for office operations
  5. Support employee engagement for a hybrid (in person/remote) workforce
  6. Maintain office supply inventory and mange purchasing/servicing/disposals
  7. Manage an organized office filing system (paper and electronic)
  8. Other operations support duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2 years related work experience in finance or budgeting processes, preferably in a nonprofit setting
  • Ability to report to and work from office space in downtown Atlanta, Georgia on a regular basis

SKILLS:

  • High degree of proficiency in (1) QuickBooks Online or similar accounting software; and (2) Microsoft Office Suite, especially Outlook and Excel
  • 2 years in accounts payable a plus
  • Proficiency in CRMs a plus

ATTRIBUTES:

  • Exceptional communication and organization skills
  • Personal qualities of integrity and credibility
  • Commitment to improving society through systemic/institutional change
  • Team player interested in serving in a support role for various workstreams
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Reliable; manages requests from multiple outlets to completion consistently
  • Affinity for implementing and improving procedures
  • Sense of humor a plus!

NEXT STEPS FOR INTERESTED CANDIDATES:

Send cover letter and resume to jobs@gpee.org with “Operations and Finance Coordinator Application” in the subject line. Position to remain open until filled. No calls please.

Compensation based on experience. This is a full-time position. Health and dental insurance packages are offered. The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer and nothing in the job posting or description should be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment.

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GALEO Searches for Deputy Director

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

For almost 20 years, GALEO has been committed to greater civic engagement and leadership development across Georgia’s Latinx community. Georgia and its elections are once again primed to be the focus of the national stage in 2022 and 2024, and GALEO’s nonpartisan efforts to educate and engage the Latinx community and increase access to voting are more critically important to the support of our civil infrastructure and community engagement in our democracy than ever before. As the team and the organization grow to meet the call to action, GALEO extends an invitation for nominations and applications for the position of Deputy Director.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Deputy Director will be a strategic thought-partner and exceptional manager working collaboratively with staff, board, and stakeholders to build and sustain both the organization and the voter rights movement’s infrastructure in service to impacted communities in Georgia. The successful candidate will be a proven manager with demonstrated ability to be both hands-on and agile in support of organizational goals. S/he/they will oversee a team, office management, administration, finance, and budgeting, and will inform and align strategic growth and programming goals to operational excellence in service to GALEO’s mission.

A successful candidate will have a passion for GALEO’s mission and significant experience in each of the following operational areas: administration, facilities and office management, human resources, and finance. S/he/they will be a creative and strategic thinker, strong at improving and institutionalizing processes, a quick learner, and a team player committed to strengthening organizational culture.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Leadership

• Directly supervises a team of 3-5 employees; actively partners with them to maximize their respective operations.
• Assists CEO in strategically investing resources in both short-term and long-term goals.
• Will lead the programmatic operations and programmatic development of the Organization.
• Track important KPIs and analyze trends.
• Forecast return on investment (ROI) for current and future programs.
• Recruits and actively develops the capability of staff to meet current and future staffing needs.
• Sets performance goals and provides on-going feedback, coaching, and development to enhance the staff’s capability and to drive a culture of coaching and continuous improvement; reviews performance in a consistent, fair, and objective manner to facilitate open communication and to encourage continuous development and performance improvement.
• Provides the tools, resources, and training needed for staff to effectively perform their respective roles.
• Cultivates and stewards an organizational culture of respect, trust, and transparency.
• Ability to serve as a strong and authentic spokesperson for the Organization’s mission in partnership with the CEO.

Finance/Budgeting

• Oversee cash flow management, staying apprised of restricted vs. unrestricted funds.
• Serve as liaison to Accountant in order to ensure financial processes are followed and documents are submitted in a timely manner.
• Work with Accountant and CEO to develop roles and responsibilities for annual budgeting process.
• Inform key stakeholders of financial status and investment plans.
• Ensures proper organizational controls to protect against fraud and embezzlement.
• Ensure all financial operations comply with federal and state laws.
• Coordinate audit activities.

Administration

• In conjunction with the CEO, manage the hiring, on-boarding and off boarding of employees.
• Oversee administrative functions as well as facilities to ensure efficient and consistent operations.
• Recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of the Organization.
• Manage the Organization’s employee time management system and process.
• Manage Organization’s on-and off-site vendors, including troubleshoot any vendor requests, needs, or concerns.
• Work closely with the leadership team to support the organization’s culture, communication, and strategic plan.
• Further develop the Organization’s human resources and administration, enhancing professional development, compensation and benefits, performance evaluation, training, culture-building, and recruiting.
• Ensure all department and organization policies and procedures and activities are compliant with government laws, regulations, and guidelines to promote equity, growth, and a positive culture.
• Performs all other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS OF THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

While no one candidate will embody all the qualifications enumerated below, the ideal candidate will possess many of the following professional and personal abilities, attributes, and experiences:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university or equivalent professional experience; CPA or MBA, preferred.
• 6+ years of overall professional experience; ideally 6+ years of broad financial and operations management experience in a nonprofit environment.
• Commitment to training programs that maximize individual and organization goals across the organization including best practices in human resources activities.
• A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision making.
• Exceptional management and leadership skills; ability to encourage team building and collaboration; ability to connect with all staff and stakeholders at various levels of the Organization.
• Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
• A multitasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced environment.
• Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the Organization’s mission.
• Leadership experience in government, business, or nonprofit preferred.
• Understanding of and sensitivity to political, social, and economic issues of affecting Latinx community.
• Must be fully bilingual (English/Spanish) for both conversation and written.

COMPENSATION DETAILS & APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

More information about GALEO may be found at: www.galeo.org

GALEO offers a competitive benefits package including paid time off, health benefits with the option to add dependents and/or enroll in a HAS or FSA plan, basic life and AD&D insurance, an EAP program, and commuter benefits program. Benefits can be viewed here. Target compensation is $80,000 with final salary offered commensurate with experience.

GALEO is partnering with Katherine Jacobs, Julian Jackson, and Jess Powers of NPAG on this search. Due to the pace of this search, candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applicants may submit their cover letter, outlining their interest and qualifications, along with their resume via NPAG’s website.

GALEO is an equal opportunity employer and proudly values diversity.

Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

www.NPAG.com

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Be a Canvasser! Join our team!

Be a Canvasser for GALEO!

Join our team!

 

Help us educate, protect and elevate the Latinx and Hispanic communities in Georgia!

Pay Rate 

  • $16/hour is the base rate 

What you’ll be doing!

Phone Banking & Text Banking :

  • Must have a reliable internet connection
  • Must be able to speak Spanish and English. 
  • Must have an accessible computer  

Tabling:

  • Consists of working with Supermercados, Restaurants, and other businesses to speak with, distribute flyers, and voter registration of customers of the established business upon their approval of partnership.
  • Hours for tabling vary from 10 am8 pm. Dependent on whether there are lights outside of the business for safety purposes. Please ask a Field Organizer if you are unsure. 
  • Locations will be listed on an Excel sheet and categorized by county. Additionally, this document will be shared with canvassers (if not received please request it).
  • The number of Voter Registrations must be reported to your Field Organizer at the end of each shift AND listed in your invoice.

Canvassing:

  • Weekdays 
  • Weekends 
  • Turfs for canvassing will be provided to you by one of the Field Organizers
  • Progress will be tracked on the app MiniVan (canvassers are required to use this app while canvassing)
  • Be sure to complete EVERY turf you begin.

Schedules:

  • Schedule your days a week in advance. A sign-up link will be provided.
  • Must fill out the timesheet each and every shift. 
  • The schedule must include time, location, and whether you are tabling, canvassing, or working remotely. 

Invoices & Hours

  • Canvassers are required to work a minimum of 10 hours and a maximum of 30 hours per week.
  • Invoices are due every 1st and 15th of the month to your field organizer

 

For More Information Contact: 

 

Jeniffer Chow 

Program Manager for Civic Engagement

Work Number: 754-444-1683

Email: Jchow@galeo.org 

 

 

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