Program, Events, and Outreach Coordinator
Who We Are
The Montana Racial Equity Project (MTREP), a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization, advocates equity and justice for historically marginalized, disenfranchised, and oppressed peoples in Montana. We educate, train, and activate organizers, individuals, groups, organizations, institutions, and businesses to invest in interrupting racism, bigotry, and prejudice whenever encountered.
Since its founding in 2015, The Montana Racial Equity Project has had a great impact on ending bias, bigotry, and racism here in Montana. We have activated and trained countless volunteers, community members, teachers, mental health providers, and social workers to challenge white supremacy and its institutions.
The Montana Racial Equity Project is at an exciting moment in its history. After three years of building, we are ready to expand and incorporate a highly competent individual with a passion to herald the organization into its next phase of growth and development.
We are excited to work with someone to who can continue turning our mission into reality. Ending racism, bigotry, and prejudice begins with YOU.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program, Events, and Outreach Coordinator is responsible for producing, organizing, and organizing and producing both small and large events from conception to completion. This position involves driving long distances in-state, and requires the flexibility to work evenings and weekends within a 40-hour work week. This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Salary is $38,000 per year with a modest monthly health stipend.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
- Organize and coordinate events such as community forums, annual conference, workshops, book club meetings, and fundraisers
- Coordinate event logistics, including registration and attendee tracking, presentation and materials support and pre- and post-event evaluations
- Negotiate and secure event space
- Secure sponsorships
- Edit and design promotional materials
- Schedule speakers, volunteers, vendors, and participants
- Calculate and adhere to budgets
- Coordinate and monitor event timelines to ensure all tasks are completed in a timely manner and deadlines are met
- Adhere to MTREP policies and procedures
- Develop and maintain productive relationships with MTREP staff and volunteers, as well as other agencies, student groups, schools and colleges that provide education and racial equity services, and the general public
- We value diversity and strive to live an anti-racist existence. People who can speak to their lived experience around racial inequity, oppression, and institutional and systemic racism are strongly encouraged to apply.
- Represent and advocate for MTREP in the community, demonstrates competence as an information source about MTREP
- Other job-related duties as assigned
Qualifications and Experience
The successful candidate will be thoroughly committed to MTREP’s mission, extremely organized, and an excellent communicator with great time management skills. All candidates should have proven leadership and problem-solving skills. The ideal candidate will be able to speak clearly and well to their lived experience around racial inequity, oppression, and institutional and systemic racism to a variety of audiences.
Specific requirements include:
- Demonstrated marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures
- Proven organizational skills including attention to detail, time management, ability to multitask, work well at a fast pace and in a sometimes quickly changing environment.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Experience planning, leading, and hosting workshops
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and social media
- Cross cultural competence and the ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
- Creativity and enthusiasm about trying new and inventive methods and techniques
- Ability to provide great customer service
- Foundational knowledge of racial justice and equity and broader social justice
- A track record of acting as a positive role model through enthusiasm for hard work, ethics, fairness, flexibility and displaying a no-compromise commitment to racial equity and justice.
- Possession of own vehicle, valid driver’s license, up-to-date car insurance, and an acceptable driving record
- Acceptable background check
- Ability to sit for extended periods of time, stand, walk, bend and lift up to forty pounds
The person in this position reports directly to the Executive Director and works collaboratively with other MTREP staff.
LEVEL OF INDEPENDENT DISCRETION, CONSEQUENCE OF ACTIONS
This person, within the parameters of MTREP policies and procedures, exercises a high level of independence in decision making. Significant errors in judgment may endanger the health and safety of the staff and may cause serious financial and/or legal repercussions for MTREP.
Exposure to difficult situations and emotionally taxing and triggering circumstances may be encountered.
Submit resumé with a one page cover letter (all in pdf) to email@example.com by 5pm MDT, April 17.
PO Box 11885 | Bozeman, MT 59719-1885 | www.themtrep.org | EIN 47-5462992 | firstname.lastname@example.org