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Campaign Coordinator

Company: Coalition of Immokalee Workers
Location: Immokalee
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) seeks four (4) organizers to coordinate the national Campaign for Fair Food, as well as provide support and technical assistance to the farmworker community of Immokalee, Florida. Ideal candidates are highly responsible, work well in teams as part of a fast-paced environment, and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. These positions will be based in Immokalee, and require regular national travel. The CIW is an award-winning worker-led human rights organization based in Immokalee, Florida, internationally recognized for its impact in combatting long-standing human rights abuses in the agriculture industry from wage theft and dangerous working conditions to sexual assault and forced labor. As the creator of the Presidential Medal-winning Fair Food Program, the CIW's groundbreaking work has not only led the charge for eradicating egregious human rights violations in agriculture, it has created a proven path for real prevention.
CIW staff members work together as a collective, following the lead of the farmworker community and striving to support and implement farmworkers' vision for a respectful and safe work environment. As such, we welcome applicants with a diversity of skills - from educating and mobilizing different constituencies and communications and fundraising, to photography and web and design skills. We will seek to integrate new staff members into the team in such a way that suits both the needs of the Campaign for Fair Food and their individual skills.
Campaign coordinators collaborate on the following broad areas of work:
Regional & National Mobilizing --- Formulate strategies and tactics, and contribute to the vision and direction of the national Campaign for Fair Food --- Build and maintain strong relationships with a broad network of organizations and individuals who seek to work in partnership with farmworkers in the Campaign for Fair Food, including people of faith and religious institutions, food justice -advocates, worker and community groups, students and young people and/or human rights organizations --- Organize regionally and nationally to plan major mobilizations, tours and events (often involves travel) --- Develop new Fair Food Groups in priority cities and provide ongoing assistance with goals and objectives, meeting facilitation and local campaign strategies and initiatives --- Organize and coordinate calls, video conferences, and meetings with organizations and individuals --- Plan logistical elements and coordination of events and direct actions
Constituency-Specific Organizing & Leadership Development --- Develop and execute strategies for the specific engagement of faith communities and students/youth in the Campaign for Fair Food --- Coordinate a youth leadership development program, including campaign strategy gatherings, skill-building trainings, and regular communication with the national Student/Farmworker Alliance Organizing Committee --- Coordinate the national Faith Working Group, a committee of national faith leaders who advise and carry out strategies to support campaign work --- Build and maintain strong relationships with religious institutions, networks, regional bodies, local congregations and individual leaders --- Develop new Student/Farmworker Alliance chapters in universities and high schools across the country and provide ongoing assistance with goals and objectives, meeting facilitation and campus-based strategies and initiatives --- Advise, develop and disseminate resources and guides for specific constituencies, including people of faith, students, academics, investors, etc. --- Plan and execute leadership conferences and events (both in-person and virtual) --- Support delegation of projects and overall coordination of the CIW Internship Program
Education & Outreach --- Co-present and facilitate workshops and presentations with CIW farmworker leaders during mobilizations, conferences, gatherings and speaking events --- Interpret between Spanish and English for presentations and support with written translation as needed --- Raise consciousness and engage ally base through targeted outreach, online actions, institutional endorsements, sign-on letters, etc. --- Support worker-led campaigns and maintain strong relationships of solidarity with domestic and international organizations through the Worker-driven Social Responsibility Network Direct Support for the CIW & Farmworker Community --- Assistance with interpretation, wage-theft cases, other needs that arise --- Assistance with rides, childcare for community meetings, troubleshooting technology and more Fundraising --- Work as part of a team to coordinate and augment financial support through the Fair Food Sustainer Program and execute successful bi-annual fundraising drives --- Direct and coordinate congregational and grassroots fundraising strategies and efforts to meet annual fundraising goals Communications --- Work closely with CIW's communication team to compose and frame public messaging for the Campaign for Fair Food --- Create visual and written content for CIW's web blog, social media accounts and email campaigns --- Coordinate with national and local reporters to build media presence for campaign actions, events and accomplishments -

Keywords: Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Cape Coral , Campaign Coordinator, Other , Immokalee, Florida

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