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Network Education Coordinator

Oakland, CA, USA
Full-time
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How to Apply

Please submit your resume, a cover letter expressing why your experience, skills, commitment, and vision make you the right candidate to support and grow the power of the MediaJustice. In addition, please submit a writing sample and additional materials demonstrating your experience with curriculum development, facilitation, and analysis.  


Submit all materials at our Application Page: 

https://mediajustice.applytojob.com/apply/zbO4iWfw4w/Network-Education-C...

The Network Education Coordinator is part of a team developing the leadership and power of a national network focused on media and digital justice in Black, Brown and working class communities. The coordinator will be responsible for creating curricula, activities, and events which establish a shared base of knowledge and analysis about the issues of our day. Responsibilities include developing skills on key strategic communications, cultural organizing, digital strategy and security, and other media justice issues. Traditionally, this position requires frequent travel (20%) and can be remote or based in our Oakland, CA, offices. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, all of our staff and programs will remain remote. The Network Education Coordinator is a full-time (100% FTE) position at MediaJustice (MJ). 

The Network Education Coordinator is supervised by the Network Strategies Director.

Areas of Responsibility: 

 Primary Responsibilities:

 

  • Alignment to MJ’s Mission: Understand and commit to advancing MJs campaign work, mission, and vision. 

  • Curriculum Development: Create training curricula for a wide audience—including youth, community organizers, policy advocates, artists, and cultural workers—which accommodates different learning styles and needs. Incorporate best practices and cutting-edge approaches rooted in a popular education methodology and an understanding of power relationships in groups.

  • Facilitation: Manage small and large groups with a relationship-based inclination.

  • Project Coordination: Help the Network team manage and grow the Media Justice Learning Community with the development, implementation and assessment of the MediaJustice Leadership Institute, a training program for the next generation of leaders in our MediaJustice Network.

  • Event Management: Work with the Events Manager to coordinate the logistics for our educational activities.

Skills/Experience: 

Demonstrated Experience:

  • Training and developing leaders through virtual or in-person workshops and events.

  • Organizing and leading educational programs, presenting at conferences, and conducting online classes.

  • Curriculum development, publishing, and evaluation.

  • Popular education and facilitation.

  • Working in social justice movements and with an understanding of cross-issue organizing.

  • Effectively representing communities of color and other underrepresented groups in public debates on media rights, access, and representation.

  • Working in alliances, coalitions, or networks.

  • Working with organizations committed to racial justice.

 

Qualities:

  • Collaborative: Ability to work well with others to bring Network members into educational activities in a meaningful way (co-creating curriculum, co-facilitation, creating space for collaboration, etc.).

  • Politically grounded: Ability to analyze sophisticated racial, economic, and gender justice issues with an understanding of how media justice intersects with other social justice movements.

  • Creative: Solution-oriented, but with a sense of humor.

  • Dedicated: Committed to a racial justice vision and organizations that move it forward.

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiarity with digital security

  • Knowledge of the media and technology landscape (especially as it relates to surveillance).

  • Video/Film, Radio production

  • Excellent writing and public speaking

  • Community organizing

  • Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus

Compensation/Benefits: 

The Field Organizer is a 40 hour/week, full-time exempt position, and reports to the Campaign Strategies Director. Salary is between $50K - $60K DOE with full medical, dental and vision benefits, optional 401(k), a substantial vacation package, and a quarterly personal wellness stipend.

How to Apply: 

Please submit your resume, a cover letter expressing why your experience, skills, commitment, and vision make you the right candidate to support and grow the power of the MediaJustice. In addition, please submit a writing sample and additional materials demonstrating your experience with curriculum development, facilitation, and analysis.  


Submit all materials at our Application Page: 

https://mediajustice.applytojob.com/apply/zbO4iWfw4w/Network-Education-C...

Additional Information: 

About MediaJustice:

MediaJustice (formerly the Center for Media Justice) is a national media justice organizing and training collaborative led by and for underrepresented communities, and home to our signature project, the MediaJustice Network.  For over 10 years, MediaJustice has boldly advanced communication rights, access, and power for communities harmed by persistent dehumanization, discrimination, and disadvantage. We envision a future where everyone has sustained and universal access to open and democratic media and technology platforms; a future in which we are all connected, represented and free.

MediaJustice is an equal opportunity employer and we value diverse perspectives and experiences at our organization. We are committed to ensuring that our organization is fully inclusive and engages with the intersectionality of the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.  People of color,  gender-diverse, LGBTQ+ individuals, formerly incarcerated people, and progressive visionaries people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Organization Info

MediaJustice

Overview
Headquarters: 
Oakland, CA
Annual Budget : 
$1-5M
Size: 
11-50 employees
Founded: 
2009
About Us
Mission: 

MediaJustice (formerly Center for Media Justice) is a racial justice hub for winning equity in a digital age. We boldly advance communication rights, access, and power for communities harmed by persistent dehumanization, discrimination and disadvantage. We envision a future where everyone has sustained and universal access to open and democratic media and technology platforms; a future in which we are all connected, represented and free.

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Aug 26 2020
Active Until: 
Sep 26 2020
Hiring Organization: 
MediaJustice
industry: 
Nonprofit