Black Land Liberation Initiative (BLLI) seeks an Incubation Manager to come on to provide direct support and event coordination to BLLI incubated projects and online/offline storytelling spaces. This position would be full time. The Manager will operate as part of CTWOs Land Team and assist in Land team projects. The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented self-starter who enjoys working with people in an adaptive and accountable environment. The candidate must be committed to Repair-ations rooted in abolition, Black feminism, Afro-Indigenous wisdom, racial and economic justice.
Set up the Incubation program and spaces to hold fellows through storytelling and sharing strategies and resources for building land-based infrastructure. In the spirit of Ida B. Wells, the Incubation Manager will also investigate the needs of the Land Liberation movement.
- Advance Planning
- Setting up webinars or zoom conversations to share land infrastructure learnings with larger network
- Coordinating events alongside land stewards to hold space for retreats
- Working with the teams involved to come up with clear long term agreements and processes
- Organization and Hub work
- Operations - liaising with our land program assistant to complete contracts, partner MOUs, forms, and grants for fellows and other contractors hired to support the work
- Engage in bi-weekly calls with the CTWO hub and work with Comms, Development and Operations Teams to support our programmatic work
- Support Land team to engage in land project(s)
- Managing Incubated Land Organizations
- Lead process with Director to design program, timeline and budget
- Support internal communication between teams and with partners
- Support the creation and negotiation of contracts
- Expand and manage the incubator to include 2-4 land projects through a coherent program or fellowship
- Manage the overall program by creating clear containers, documents, teamwork, external communications and tracking priorities
- Storytelling and Archiving
- Write and collect content for entries to the BLLI Land learning blog
- Hold online and land space storytelling to pull lessons about the challenges and best practices of building land infrastructure (including building governance structures aligned with values, how patriarchy impacts land movement etc.)
- You are attentive to details and systems minded. You love - or at least, are very comfortable with a spreadsheet, database, and other project management tools.
- You are values-driven. You have a strong commitment to racial and economic justice.
- You are a problem solver and an accountable self-starter that also enjoys being part of a team. You know when to ask for help, but also don’t mind brainstorming potential solutions. You can look at a page of notes, pull out the follow-up items, and get started.
- Strong computer skills required
TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL NEED:
- Previous experience related to nonprofit organizations, social justice organizations, or city or state government.
- Substantial program management experience.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Excellent oral and written communications skills.
- Ability to navigate or learn wordpress and curate online website, blog, and social media content
- Strong time management skills and an ability to work within deadlines.
- Desire to work in the Social Justice field.
- A commitment to continuous learning and improvement.
CTWO offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive, progressive benefits program to attract, retain, and motivate a high-performing and dedicated workforce. The salary range for this position is full-time $65,000-$75,000 a year. This is a 32-hours per week position.
Health Care: Full-time eligible
Vacation Time: Unlimited, after probationary period
Monthly Tech and Wellness Stipends
CTWO is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. CTWO encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.
CTWO COVID-19 Vaccination policy
Please note that all employees at the Center for Third World Organizing must live in the United States and work remotely from home. Candidates must be able and willing to travel for work purposes. COVID-19 vaccination is required of all employees.