Deadline to apply: Opened until filled (applications will be considered on a rolling basis)
Job Description: Oregon Small Business Organizer
Position Overview: Main Street Alliance (501(c)(3)) and Main Street Alliance Action Fund (501(c)(4)) seeks a Small Business Organizer to focus on building small business leadership in Oregon. The Organizer will work with Main Street Alliance staff and state staff to develop a coordinated organizing plan, conduct direct canvass-based outreach to recruit small business owners, develop small business leaders, and mobilize small business owners to impact decision-makers, opinion leaders and the media. This position involves frequent travel around the state.
About Main Street Alliance: Main Street Alliance is a national network of state-based small business coalitions working to elevate the voices of small business owners on issues that impact their businesses, their employees, and the communities that they serve. Founded in 2008 to ensure that small business owners voices were heard in the campaign to win affordable health care, Main Street Alliance now works on a range of issues in cities and states across the country, our policy agenda includes tax and budget fairness, comprehensive immigration reform, money in politics issues and a variety of job quality issues. We are led by a diverse group of small business owners at the state and national levels.
Member Engagement & Leadership Development
The ideal candidate should have the following experience and qualifications:
The Small Business Organizer reports to MSAO State Director.
Salary & Benefits
Salary is based on experience; please include desired range in cover letter. Our competitive benefits package includes family medical, dental and vision insurance; 401(k) plan with 3% employer contribution after six months of employment; flexible spending account; life insurance; and paid time off at the end of December in addition to paid vacation.
To apply, e-mail a cover letter, resumé and references to: email@example.com with subject line: Oregon Small Business Organizer
We are looking for committed, enthusiastic people with a sense of humor to join our organizing team! Main Street Alliance is committed to equal opportunity, and are considering applicants of all races, gender, ages, sexual orientations, national origins, ethnicities, religion, and abilities. We urge people of color, and experienced organizers and activists of all backgrounds to apply.