As one of a three-person team, the housing advocacy organizer mobilizes NLIHC members on federal policy advocacy based on NLIHC’s approved policy agenda, assists in the design and implementation of campaign field strategies, and conducts outreach activities in specific states. The organizer will spend significant time developing and retaining NLIHC membership, increasing endorsements for the United for Homes campaign, and mobilizing membership and state coalition partners on “calls to action” and other organizing efforts in support of socially just affordable housing policy.
The position requires strong written and oral communication skills and excellent electronic technology skills, including proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, database management, and social media use. Priority consideration will be given to candidates with proven organizing experience mobilizing a community or constituent base at a national, state, or local level. Knowledge of federal housing policy is a plus. A Bachelor’s degree is required. The position is based in Washington, DC, but some travel is required.
Interested candidates should forward a cover letter with salary requirements, resume, and a writing sample to Paul Kealey, Chief Operating Officer, National Low Income Housing Coalition, 1000 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20005 at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.