TOWS is hiring!

Take on Wall Street is hiring for 2 positions. Join our team!

 

Take on Wall Street Popular Education Coordinator

The Take On Wall Street campaign came together to build a financial system for white, black, and brown working families, not big Wall Street banks. In the spring of 2016, over 50 groups decided to work together to envision a better financial system, train activists, cultivate champions, and fight for policy change to address the predatory economic power of big Wall Street banks and billionaires, and build a financial system for all of us. Take On Wall Street is hosted by Americans for Financial Reform (AFR).

The Popular Education Coordinator will:

  • Lead the Take On Wall Street popular education program, a curriculum that takes activists on a participatory journey about financialization, racial and gender injustice, and corporate capture of our democracy, and what we can do to fight back. Continue to develop and adapt the curriculum, and work with allies to plan and facilitate sessions
  • Maintain and build relationships with state and local partners on grassroots and grasstops outreach, public education, mobilization, and advocacy strategies.
  • Contribute to Take On Wall Street’s social media presence, website, and email action list.
  • Work with coalition partners to develop, maintain and share campaign resources necessary to succeed in our collective advocacy.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter with a passion for economic, racial, and gender justice, and have a demonstrated ability to work well with a diverse team of colleagues and allies. Other strongly preferred experience and qualities include:

  • Minimum of 3 years organizing and/or advocacy experience, ideally in coalition
  • Group facilitation and/or training experience
  • Strong writing and communication skills, including ability to distill complex topics into accessible and compelling formats
  • Familiarity with grassroots advocacy and organizing
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and navigate complex policies or relationships with attention to detail.

Salary and benefits: The salary for this position ranges from $50,000 to $70,000 with exact salary depending on experience. This position is based in DC. Generous benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401k. AFR is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds.

How to apply:

The Take On Wall Street campaign is housed within Americans for Financial Reform. Please send a letter of interest and a resume to Darrell Diggins at: employment@ourfinancialsecurity.org. (Enter “TOWS Popular Education Coordinator” in subject line.)

 

Take on Wall Street Advocacy Coordinator

The Take On Wall Street campaign came together to build a financial system for white, black, and brown working families, not big Wall Street banks. In the spring of 2016, over 50 groups decided to work together to envision a better financial system, train activists, cultivate champions, and fight for policy change to address the predatory economic power of big Wall Street banks and billionaires, and build a financial system for all of us. Take On Wall Street is hosted by Americans for Financial Reform (AFR).

The Advocacy Coordinator will:

  • Help manage and move policy advocacy campaigns to advance our agenda in Congress, including postal banking, breaking up the big banks, introducing a Wall Street sales tax, and stopping stock buybacks, among other issues.
  • Maintain and build relationships with state and local partners on grassroots and grasstops outreach, mobilization, and advocacy strategies.
  • Work with director and AFR’s digital lead to ramp up Take On Wall Street’s social media presence, maintain website, and manage email action list.
  • Work with coalition partners to develop, maintain and share campaign materials and resources necessary to succeed in our collective advocacy.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter with a passion for economic, racial, and gender justice, and have a demonstrated ability to work well with a diverse team of colleagues and allies. Other strongly preferred experience and qualities include:

  • Familiarity with advocacy and organizing, ideally in coalition
  • Social media and/or website maintenance experience
  • Strong writing and communication skills, including ability to distill complex topics into accessible and compelling formats
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and navigate complex policies or relationships with attention to detail.

Salary and benefits: The salary for this position ranges from $50,000 to $70,000 with exact salary depending on experience. This position is based in DC. Generous benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401k. AFR is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds. For more information on AFR, see our website at www.ourfinancialsecurity.org

How to apply:

The Take On Wall Street campaign is housed within Americans for Financial Reform. Please send a letter of interest and a resume to Darrell Diggins at: employment@ourfinancialsecurity.org. (Enter “TOWS Advocacy Coordinator” in subject line.)

 

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