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There are currently two job openings at NDLON: 1) Deputy Director and 2) Communications Coordinator.


        Job Announcement:  Deputy Director (download PDF)

Job Title: Deputy Director
Position: Exempt, Full-time, 2-year commitment is expected
Reports to: Executive Director
Location: Los Angeles, but some travel is expected to DC and NYC offices.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

ABOUT NDLON:

National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) improves the lives of day laborers in the United States. To this end, NDLON works to unify and strengthen its member organizations to be more strategic and effective in their efforts to develop leadership, mobilize, and organize day laborers in order to protect and expand their civil, labor and human rights.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

NDLON seeks a highly motivated and dynamic Communications Coordinator to manage communications for a network of 46 member organizations throughout the United States. The Communications Coordinator will be responsible for a diverse range of tasks including shaping, articulating, and disseminating NDLON’s messaging and work through traditional and social media. He/she will also work in collaboration with NDLON’s programmatic staff to promote communications within network. In keeping with NDLON’s unique approach to advocacy and empowerment, the Communications Coordinator will work across NDLON's program areas, assisting in the conception, implementation, and amplification of a wide array of campaigns and programmatic work.

PRIMARY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. STAFF GROWTH MANAGEMENT & SUPERVISION:
    1. Enhance personnel management and leadership development systems.
    2. Strengthen NDLON’s internal operations and Board Development
    3. Develop, implement and evaluate programs, organizational and financial plans.
  2. FISCAL MANAGEMENT AND FUNDRAISING:
    1. Monitor financial and development strategies to ensure growth and sustainability.
    2. Support grant-seeking and grassroots fundraising campaigns.
  3. COMMUNICATIONS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS
    1. Strengthen internal and external communications systems, ensuring that the messages of NDLON’s work and campaigns are consistent and coherent to general public.
    2. Represent organization and speak to media outlets.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working in social justice field with a deep understanding and analysis of issues faced by low wage immigrant workers.
  • Minimum 5 years fund development, senior management or leadership experience of a non-profit organization, including supervision of multiple staff;
  • Bilingual: Spanish strongly preferred;
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills;

SALARY:  Salary commensurate with experience, Benefits include: Health+, vacation, & sick leave.

HOW TO APPLY: Application packet must include: cover letter, resume, salary history, and three references. All application materials should be sent electronically to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with subject line “Deputy Director.” Please direct any questions to our Director of Administration: Lorena Gamboa, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 213.380.2201.


NDLON is an Equal Employment Opportunity workplace. People of color, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people, bilingual people, women, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 


        Job Announcement: communications coordinator (download PDF)

Job Title: Communications Coordinator
Position: Exempt, Full-time
Reports to: Legal Director
Location: Los Angeles, but some travel is expected
Closing Date: Open until filled

ABOUT NDLON:

National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) improves the lives of day laborers in the United States. To this end, NDLON works to unify and strengthen its member organizations to be more strategic and effective in their efforts to develop leadership, mobilize, and organize day laborers in order to protect and expand their civil, labor and human rights.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

NDLON seeks a highly motivated and dynamic Communications Coordinator to manage communications for a network of 46 member organizations throughout the United States. The Communications Coordinator will be responsible for a diverse range of tasks including shaping, articulating, and disseminating NDLON's messaging and work through traditional and social media. He/she will also work in collaboration with NDLON's programmatic staff to promote communications within network. In keeping with NDLON's unique approach to advocacy and empowerment, the Communications Coordinator will work across NDLON's program areas, assisting in the conception, implementation, and amplification of a wide array of campaigns and programmatic work.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Assist NDLON staff and member organizations in development and implementation of communications strategies, including but not limited to: drafting, editing, and disseminating talking points, press releases, multi-media documents, and other written materials; pitching events to the media and training spokespeople.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with an active list of national and local press contacts.
  • Promote NDLON related activity through creation and management of original content for social media, email, and web platforms.
  • Represent NDLON in variety of external settings, including conferences and coalition working groups.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong writing skills; Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of issues faced by low-wage immigrant workers.
  • Familiarity w/ social media, web-based communications, web content management systems and online advocacy tools.
  • Bilingual: Spanish strongly preferred

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision and paid time off.

HOW TO APPLY: Application packet must include: cover letter, resume, salary history, writing sample and 3 references. All application materials should be sent electronically to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with subject line "Communications Coordinator."

 

NDLON is an Equal Employment Opportunity workplace. People of color, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people, bilingual people, women, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.