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.