TEP Hiring Advocacy and Training Manager

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The Advocacy and Training Manager oversees the production of supports and resources needed to successfully launch advocacy campaigns and execute training. This position works closely with the VP of Advocacy. The Expectations Project’s advocacy campaigns are central to how the organization advances the cause of equity in Public Education. 

About The Expectations Project 

The Expectations Project (TEP) mobilizes people of faith across America to address the extreme disparities in our nation’s public schools and promote education equity for all. We believe all God’s children deserve a high-quality education regardless of the zip code they live in, money their parents make, or the color of their skin.

Job Responsibilities

The Advocacy and Training Manager reports directly to the Vice President of Advocacy. They are responsible for ensuring the organization is prepared to launch advocacy campaigns from a partnership and content perspective.

These responsibilities include:

  • Managing relevant partnerships with national and local organizations; 
  • Producing video content including webinars and short videos;
  • Producing written and visual content, including by editing, arranging content, and finalizing graphic design, with the support of our Marketing and Communication team;
  • Providing logistical and substantive support for on-site trainings (when the public health crisis is over);
  • Organizing Advocacy team communications in conjunction with VP of Advocacy; 
  • Supporting overall strategic development of our education equity advocates.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 5 or more years of relevant experience or 10+ years of relevant experience in project management, broad social and cultural understanding, education policy and/or practice, public health and social services, advocacy and movement work, and strategic planning.
  • Non-profit experience preferably related to K-12 education, advocacy and/or community development.
  • 5+ years of public education experience as a student, parent, advocate, or active community member preferred. 
  • Extensive experience working with Black and POC organizations and leaders.
  • Dedication to and passion for racial and education equity. 
  • Ability to travel monthly once it is safe to do so.

Skills

  • Strong Project Management skills including mastery knowledge of Asana, Monday, Trello and/or similar 
  • Ability to integrate various moving parts towards a successful outcome 
  • Ability to communicate the importance of equity in education
  • Ability to present resources and training material in a visually compelling manner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to laugh and have fun in the midst of grappling regularly with heavy content
  • Ability to process challenging topics in a team setting with curiosity. 

Salary competitive and commensurate with experience. This position is part of a remote team; there is no location requirement for usual place of work; but must have the ability to travel to Washington, DC, and other locations regularly after the public health crisis concludes.

Benefits package including employer-subsidized health and dental insurance, ability to enroll in employer retirement plan, and generous vacation, sick, and holiday time.

Applications considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled, with priority consideration given to applications received by June 8th. Please send resume and cover letter to careers@expectations.org.

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