Reproductive Justice Education and Outreach Manager
Updated: Feb 17, 2022
Michigan Voices (MV) seeks a skilled project manager to help lead and coordinate our
Reproductive Justice Education and Outreach Program. The ideal candidate will have a field
background, with competencies in data analysis and tracking. This individual will be a high-
energy, skilled leader who thrives in a fast-paced work environment, learns quickly, thinks on their feet with superior communication skills and has experience working within coalitions, and knows how to build both internal and external relationships to move the work forward.
The Reproductive Justice Education and Outreach Manager (RJEOM) reports to our Field
Strategies and Data Director, Lindsay Maas. The RJEOM works heavily with our Reproductive
Justice workgroup and oversees the 501c3 education and outreach program related to the Reproductive Freedom For All Constitutional Amendment Ballot Initiative.
Collaborate with our voter engagement, strategic partnership, and communications teams to plan and execute a metric-driven education and outreach program to advance reproductive justice in Michigan.
Support and engage partners on the Reproductive Freedom For All petition collection and validation efforts.
Work with the Field Strategies and Data Director to design and drive the daily work of the Reproductive Justice Education and Outreach Program, and the RJ Leadership Team to devise strategies around broader engagement of voters.
Track outreach metrics and draft quantitative and qualitative reports to staff, board, coalition partners, and funders.
Be creative by implementing and testing new, effective organizing tactics and strategies to grow our organizing reach.
Attend, organize and/or lead meetings with key partners doing reproductive justice work across Michigan.
Assess and support our partner's outreach goals, build relationships with grass-seed, grass-roots and grass-tops leaders, organize trainings for groups, and manage relationships with local, state, and national advocacy partners.
Help plan and execute rapid response and supporter engagement strategies in response to the Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Center decision.
Work with the Communications team to develop support materials for the organization’s advocacy projects, such as talking points, bill one-pagers, fact sheets, toolkits, digital media materials, and messaging guides.
In partnership with the Strategic Partnership Director, identify and develop strong relationships with our RJ stakeholders and partners on the ground who are focused on protecting reproductive health.
Minimum of 4 years of related, advocacy and electoral campaign experience in political outreach, partner management, and/or electoral campaigns.
Ability to manage up to senior stakeholders and grass-tops
Strong understanding of the political environment
Experience creating and maintaining strong work relationships with a diverse set of colleagues. Must be able to motivate teammates who are not directly accountable to
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including engaging style for persuasion and moving people to act. Should enjoy writing, speaking, and researching RJ issues.
Strong organizational, project- and time-management skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and independently.
An overall orientation towards collaboration is crucial -- a big part of this job will be working with others to accomplish goals at partner organizations.
Experience working with BIPOC communities and gender diverse, transgender, and/or nonbinary people/communities.
Experience and familiarity with digital and online campaign engagement
Ability to come up with innovative organizing strategies in a changing landscape
Comfort and flexibility in this challenging period of remote communication, coordination, and supervision
Experience managing large programs and projects and working across departments or teams within an organization
Experience creating soft reports, data visualizations, analyzing and manipulating data, and program evaluation.
A comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office (Excel), Google Suite, and the Voter Activation Network (VAN).
This is a temporary, full-time, salaried position. The salary for this position is $60,000 –
70,000. Michigan Voices offers a full medical, dental, vision, 401k, short- and long-term
disability, and life insurance compensation package. We also offer a reasonable time off
policy with paid vacation, sick time, and a gender-neutral parental leave policy. This
position ends on January 31, 2023
A Note to BIPOC Candidates:
Studies have shown that women, nonbinary folks, and People of Color are less likely to
apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every single one of the qualifications as
described in a job description. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive
organization and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. That
candidate may be one who comes from a background less traditional to our field of work,
and that’s okay. We would strongly encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of the qualifications described.
Please send your resume, a cover letter, and three references to: email@example.com with RJ Manager referenced in the email subject. This job will be posted until it is filled. Preference will be given to resumes received by March 1, 2022.