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Organizer or Senior Organizer
pointblankcreative
5 months ago
CA$60,000 - CA$85,000
Full-time
Calgary, Canada
Description

12 month contract (with a strong possibility for extension)

Point Blank is laser-focused on big wins for people in Calgary–at the bargaining table, the ballot box, and at every level of government. Join us if you want to be a central part of building a movement for a better Calgary in 2023 and beyond.

The Organizer or Senior Organizer is responsible for planning and implementing the next year in our four year strategy to engage more Calgarians in municipal issues. On the heels of a successful election last fall, this role will build on growing momentum and help deliver a progressive voice and agenda at city hall.

Point Blank is committed to equitable hiring, development, and promotion with recognition that equity-seeking candidates continue to face systemic barriers to employment. We see immense value in hiring, training and promoting professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds. Because of this, we particularly encourage candidates from equity-seeking and under-represented backgrounds to apply.


WHAT YOU DO

  • Design and execute strategies that push city council to deliver on progressive politics and values.
  • Develop acquisition, engagement and mobilizing plans to deepen relationships and grow engagement with supporters.
  • Work with our in-house team to deliver impactful creative, paid media, social media, web, and digital and field organizing campaigns, tactics and deliverables.
  • Build and train a volunteer base that can hit the ground running in the 2025 election to elect a majority progressive city council in Calgary.
  • Work collaboratively with a campaign coalition, allies and supporters to strengthen relationships and build movement capacity.
  • Organize and attend virtual and in-person events to engage stakeholders and community members and build the campaigns’ awareness and reputation in the city.
  • Analyze campaign performance, and provide strategic recommendations.

Requirements

WHO YOU ARE

  • A community organizer or campaigner with strong people skills and familiarity with the latest field and digital organizing strategies and tactics.
  • Have held a related role in a political, labour, non-profit, NGO or progressive organization; or have related experience in movement building and/or issue-based campaigning; or have comparable experience in an adjacent sector paired with strong knowledge of the progressive political landscape in Calgary.

MUST-HAVES

  • Based in Calgary or surrounding region
  • Able to work occasional flexible hours on evenings and weekends as needed

Benefits

WHO WE ARE

Founded in 2009, Point Blank Creative is a national full-service agency working to unleash the power of progressive movements by bringing together best practices in traditional advertising, digital, and community organizing. We work with movements and causes we care about, with a particular focus on the labour movement, electoral politics, health care, and issues of economic, social, and environmental justice.

Our team is an incredible group of progressives who have all chosen to work at Point Blank for the same reason it was founded: to help progressive organizations build effective tools, winning campaigns, and game-changing movements. We’re proud to say that our 50 staff hail from 8+ countries, speak 6+ languages, 64% are women, non-binary or gender non-confirming —and we have BIPOC & 2SLGBTQIA+ at every level of the agency.

We work and live on the unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe and Coast Salish peoples, as well as the Coast Salish territory of the Lək̓ʷəŋən (Lekwungen)/Songhees, Esquimalt, WSÁNEĆ Nations, including the territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Stó:lō, səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) Nations; in Treaty 6 territory, the traditional meeting ground and home for many Indigenous peoples, including Plains and Woodland Cree, Assiniboine, Saulteaux, Niitsitapi (Blackfoot), Métis, and Nakota Sioux peoples; in Treaty 13, the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and Huron-Wendat peoples, this land is also home to many diverse Indigenous, Inuit and Métis peoples.


Why work with us?

  • Our entire team is campaigners who are committed to social change. We work with causes and movements we believe in - and we have a great time doing it.
  • We offer paid health leave and an extended benefits package - including a health and dental plan.
  • We offer flexible working arrangements using a hybrid model where employees can opt to work from home and in the office.
  • Our Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa offices are centrally located - close to transit and great places to live and eat.


Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience and expected to be in the range of $60,000 - $85,000.

To Apply

Step 1: Apply by clicking the 'Apply for this job' button below.

Step 2: Submissions will be reviewed, and top applicants invited for an interview. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Closing Date: Don’t delay your application!! We are looking to hire immediately and will be conducting interviews on a rolling basis.

Please note, for in-person work at our offices or with clients, employees are expected to be fully vaccinated

Point Blank is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation at any point during this process, please notify careers@pointblankcreative.ca and we will work with you to jointly address your needs.

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pointblankcreative
12 month contract (with a strong possibility for extension)Point Blank is laser-focused on big wins for people in Calgary–at the bargaining table, the ballot box, and at every level of government. Join us if you want to be a central part of building a movement for a better Calgary in 2023 and beyond.
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