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About Transform Education Now
Transform Education Now (TEN) is a non-profit organization that works to ensure Colorado students have access to excellent schools, regardless of their zip code. The mission of Transform Education Now is to partner with parents in order to build the skills and capacity of communities to ensure access to a world-class education for all students in the Denver Metro Area. Through transparent school quality data, leadership development, and strategic partnerships we will challenge the status quo with communities to demand high-quality schools in all neighborhoods.
TEN is part of 50CAN: The 50-State Campaign for Achievement Now, a nonprofit organization that works at the local level to advocate for a high-quality education for all kids, regardless of their address. We develop local education leaders by providing them with the research, tools, and ideas needed to create learning environments that best meet every child’s needs. 50CAN operates campaigns in Connecticut, Delaware, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, and Tennessee and is led by CEO & Founder Marc Porter Magee.
TEN supports parent leaders across the state to build powerful and informed teams within their local communities in order to push for greater access to world-class schools and systems and hold them accountable to serve the needs of families and children. TEN works in multiple districts across the front range and the state legislature in order to support a network of grassroots leaders led by passionate and well-trained parents.
Advocacy Operations Associate
The position of Advocacy Operations Associate at TEN is an ideal fit for someone who wants to build a career in the field of issue advocacy. This person will work directly with the Executive Director of TEN and will report to the Director of Community Organizing in executing the organization’s advocacy strategy. In particular, they will prioritize external communications, events, and administering advocacy campaigns.
The Advocacy Operations Associate will also have an important role with TEN’s affiliated 501(c)(4) organization, TEN Collective Impact. This will include mobilizing advocates to contact elected officials and educating advocates about important elections.
The position requires a good communicator who is hard-working and passionate about TEN’s cause. It requires someone who is good at taking initiative to complete a project once they have been given instructions. It presents an excellent opportunity for a person to meet important people involved in advocacy in the State of Colorado and nationally, and to grow in the profession.
Key Responsibilities include:
While primarily a job that requires regular hours, the Advocacy Operations Associate may be called upon to work varying hours including occasional weekends and nights. This could include attending legislative meetings, legislative sessions, or school board meetings, as well as canvassing neighborhoods and communities that serve our target audiences. It requires constant use of strong independent judgment, self-motivation, and the capability of doing all the above duties with minimal supervision.
Working At 50CAN
This position is fully remote and operates in the Mountain Coast time zone. The salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience. In addition, 50CAN offers a comprehensive benefits package. 50CAN is an equal-opportunity employer and we encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply.
How To Apply
Interested applicants should apply through 50CAN's BambooHR portal here. Please include your current resume and cover letter through the BambooHR portal only.