We are hiring for: Storybank Organizer! - Battle Born Progress
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We are hiring for: Storybank Organizer!

Story Bank Organizer

Job Description

Missions:

Battle Born Progress (BBP), through strategic communication efforts, empowers, engages, and mobilizes Nevada voters to build a state where everyone has a fair opportunity to succeed. BBP is a 501(c)(4) non-partisan advocacy organization.

Institute for a Progressive Nevada (IPN), educates, empowers, and engages Nevadans to build a state where everyone has a fair opportunity to succeed. Our legal entity is Institute for a Progressive Nevada which is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Job Title: Story Bank Organizer

Reports to: Communications Director 

Job Summary: The position of Story Bank Organizer will work to find, identify, and engage fellow Nevadans on the issues of the day through story collection and promotion. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct community organizing to identify people that can share their stories to advocate for the issues they care about. 
  • Continue building and creating new relationships with various partner organizations & advocates across the state related to all the issues that BBP/IPN works on and maintain regular contact with them.
  • Build a story bank infrastructure to be used for tracking each storytellers’ development and for quickly accessing stories for traditional and social media tactics. 
  • Create and maintain an archive of stories & their associated content. 
  • Create consent and media release forms for storytellers to be used while collecting stories.
  • Use culturally competent and sensitive techniques in discovering and collecting stories and interviewing prospective storytellers.
  • Engage storytellers on an ongoing basis to coach and develop them as trusted messengers.
  • Assist in leading training sessions for storytellers, our rapid response team members, and community partners.
  • Assist with the creation and dissemination of messaging for activists.
  • Use new media and social media programs as a way to communicate with various communities.
  • Provide message training in both Spanish and English when possible.
  • Engage the members of the press when needed.
  • Work with the America Votes/State Voices Data Managers to input data as needed.
  • Provide weekly/monthly reports on goal metrics with specific numbers and data.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Ability to speak Spanish is preferred 
  • Proven working experience in communications and/or political organizing
  • Passion for promoting positive social change
  • Ability to set and achieve goals independently and as a team
  • Ability to motivate and manage a group of passionate staff members, activists, and volunteers
  • Excellent organizational skills and communication (written and oral) skills
  • Ability to speak in public and to the media
  • Experience in working with Nevada media outlets preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and the Voter Activation Network (VAN) is a plus
  • Knowledge of social media tracking platforms, use of software to create infographics, flyers, and memes (Canva)
  • Reliable transportation and ability to work long hours in our office/from home

Location: Southern Nevada office

Term: Salaried full-time position with benefits – position is grant-funded

To Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and writing sample to our Las Vegas office at Annette@battlebornprogress.org by November 30, 2020 (you MUST email all documents to be considered).

BBP/IPN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and everyone is encouraged to apply.