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There are currently two job openings at NDLON: 1) Director of Finance and 2) Communications Manager.


                  Job Announcement:  Director OF FINANCE (download PDF)

Job Title: Director of Finance
Salary: $54,000 - $60,000 w/benefits
Position: Salaried, Full Time with a 3-month probationary period; a 2-year commitment is expected
Location: Los Angeles
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

ABOUT NDLON:

The National Day Labor Organizing Network (NDLON) improves the lives of day laborers in the United States. To this end, NDLON works to unify and strengthen its member organizations to be more strategic and effective in their efforts to develop leadership, mobilize, and organize day laborers in order to protect and expand their civil, labor and human rights.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with the Development Director, the Director of Finance will strengthen the process and implement the infrastructure and systems needed to support substantial growth over the next five to ten years. S/he will continue to build and manage effective and streamlined financial systems, including financial, accounting, auditing, and systems infrastructure.

As a member of the senior management team, the Director will be involved in strategic planning, evaluation, and professional development initiatives, as well as planning for NDLON’s expansion. In keeping with NDLON’s values, the Director will also interact with member organizations to provide technical assistance and consultations on Finance Development.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES/EXPERIENCE INCLUDE:

  • Strengthen bookkeeping practices, systems, and infrastructure needs.
  • Daily management of accounts payable, cash disbursements, cash receipts, accounts receivable, etc.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reporting materials and metrics for NDLON’s management team and Board of Directors.
  • Provide timely budgets and financial expense reports for any active grants
  • Oversee and direct organizational and programmatic budgeting and expense reporting.
  • Serve as a business partner to the Executive Director on the organization’s financial and accounting processes.
  • Prepare audit schedules and coordinate all annual audit and tax filing activities.
  • Develop and manage Financial Forecasting and Investment plans for new resource generation.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Assist NDLON staff and members in development and implementation of communications strategies, including but not limited to: drafting, editing, and disseminating talking points, press releases, multi-media documents; pitching events to the media and training spokespeople. ο Maintain and develop relationships with an active list of national and local press contacts. ο Promote NDLON-related activity through creation and management of original content for social media, email, and web platforms. ο Represent NDLON in variety of external settings, including conferences and coalition working groups.

HOW TO APPLY: Application packet must include: Cover letter, resume and three references. All application materials should be sent electronically to: Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo. with subject line “Director of Finance."


NDLON is an Equal Employment Opportunity workplace. People of color, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people, bilingual people, women, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 


                  Job Announcement: COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER (download PDF)

Job Title: Communications Manager
Position: Exempt, Full-time
Reports to: General Counsel
Location: Los Angeles, but some travel is expected
Closing Date: Open until filled

ABOUT NDLON:

The National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) strengthens and unifies the work of its 49 member organizations so that we can collectively defend and expand the civil, labor, and human rights of low wage immigrant workers in the United States. Now more than ever, with the ascendance of overt hate speech within the political sphere, there is heightened need for NDLON’s work to elevate the voices of the most vulnerable among us in order to advance political equality. Day laborers have become central actors in volatile debates about the future of immigration and labor policy in the U.S.; and through a combination of organizing, litigation, advocacy, job placement and skills development, NDLON has become a leading organization in the movement for immigrant worker rights in the United States.

Our work has been covered in all major media publications, and scarcely a day goes by without interaction without interaction with the press. Additionally, we generate content with musicians, artists, and others through creative partnerships designed to diffuse our message in pop culture.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

NDLON seeks a motivated and dynamic Communications Manager to coordinate a high velocity and intensity of media work. The right person for the job is creative, has strong writing skills, and shares our vision to advance political equality. The Communications Manager will be responsible for a diverse range of tasks including the shaping, articulation, and dissemination of NDLON's messaging and work through traditional and social media. S/he will also work in collaboration with NDLON's programmatic staff to promote communications within the network. In keeping with NDLON's unique approach to advocacy, organizing, and empowerment, the Communications Manager will work across NDLON's program areas, assisting in the conception, implementation, and amplification of a wide array of cutting edge campaigns and programmatic work.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Assist NDLON staff and member organizations in development and implementation of communications strategies, including but not limited to: drafting, editing, and disseminating talking points, press releases, multi-media documents, and other written materials; pitching events to the media and training spokespeople.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with an active list of national and local press contacts.
  • Promote NDLON related activity through creation and management of original content for social media, email, and web platforms.
  • Represent NDLON in variety of external settings, including conferences and coalition working groups.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong writing skills; Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of issues faced by low-wage immigrant workers.
  • Familiarity w/ social media, web-based communications, web content management systems and online advocacy tools.
  • Bilingual: Spanish strongly preferred

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision and paid time off.

HOW TO APPLY: Application packet must include: cover letter, resume, salary history, writing sample and 3 references. All application materials should be sent electronically to: Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo. with subject line "Communications Coordinator."

 

NDLON is an Equal Employment Opportunity workplace. People of color, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people, bilingual people, women, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.