Houston Regional Organizer – Job Opening

November 8, 2019

Houston Regional Organizer

Position:    Houston Regional Organizer
Reports to: Political Director
Salary:        $40,000 – $45,000
Benefits:    Health/dental benefits, retirement plan and employer match, paid time off, possible flex time, remote working stipend
Status:        Full-time exempt position (35 hours), occasional evenings and weekends
Location:    Houston Metroplex and must be willing to travel around the area and to Austin occasionally

Position:

NARAL Pro-Choice Texas (NPCT) seeks an energetic, enthusiastic, and innovative self-starter to engage and activate new and diverse communities in Houston for reproductive rights & justice issues. This organizer will be responsible for recruiting, mobilizing, and managing Houston and surrounding area activists for NARAL Pro-Choice Texas & NARAL Pro-Choice Texas Foundation.   

Organizer Responsibilities:

  • Assist NPCT staff with implementing organizing goals for Houston and the surrounding area
  • Identify and develop reproductive rights activists within Houston
  • Work with the Political Director and other NPCT staff to manage and expand volunteer activities
  • Develop and host community events to activate new members and engage current members
  • Work with Repro Power Houston partners and grow intersectional coalition and base to advocate for local reproductive justice measures
  • Help organize, create, and work with Next Generation program in Houston
  • Represent the organization at local community events to raise the visibility of the organization and/or educate the public on reproductive health and rights 
  • Work with our development director on planning local events and identifying potential hosts for house parties
  • Assist in efforts to grow NPCT’s email and social media lists
  • Plan and implement education outreach events
  • Act as a resource for our Houston area partners, supporters, and donors
  • Implement and engage in GOTV program around statewide and local elections

  Ideal candidate will possess the following qualities and skills:

  • Familiarity with concepts of reproductive health, rights, and justice in order to communicate effectively with our organization’s supporters
  • Ability to work independently and self manage time while coordinating with the Austin office
  • Access to internet and ability to work from home
  • Ability to execute multiple projects, set priorities, and follow through on plans
  • Comfort with public speaking and leading discussions and events
  • Access to a vehicle
  • Familiarity with Houston and surrounding areas
  • Inventive, creative, and problem-solving approach to challenges
  • Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically and to build positive relationships with staff, volunteers and supporters

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Spanish
  • Prior experience with Get Out The Vote efforts
  • One year of organizing experience 
  • One year of professional work experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree can substitute work experience. 

 About NARAL Pro-Choice Texas:

NARAL Pro-Choice Texas (an affiliate of NARAL Pro-Choice America) and NARAL Pro-Choice Texas Foundation are dedicated to guaranteeing every Texan the right to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices. NARAL Pro-Choice Texas, a 501(c)(4) organization, works to develop and sustain a constituency that uses the political process to guarantee the full range of reproductive choices, including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion. NARAL Pro-Choice Texas Foundation works to protect reproductive choice through education, training, organizing, legal action, and public policy. NARAL Pro-Choice Texas is a non-discriminatory workplace and equal opportunity employer. People of color, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQIA individuals are encouraged to apply.

To apply please send a resume, cover letter, and a one-page writing sample to [email protected] by December 4, 2019. 

Please note: this job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, or skills for this position and is subject to review and change in accordance with the needs of the organization.