Director of Power Building
Status: Full Time Employment
Location: Atlanta, GA (temporarily remote until Q1 2022 due to COVID)
This position will be a new and welcomed addition as Black Feminist Future’s innovative organizing, leadership development, and movement building work grows and membership launches. The Director of Power Building will be visionary, innovative, an implementer, an organizer, a strategist, and team player grounded in a Black feminist praxis.
About Black Feminist Future
Black Feminist Future (BFF) is an initiative informed by the legacy of Black feminist organizing, grounded in the current pulse of movements, and located at the emergent need to amplify the power of ALL Black women and girls in organizing and building power for the 21st century. BFF is a movement incubator that focuses on the dynamic possibilities of galvanizing the social and political power of those who have the lived experience of being a Black woman or girl including but not limited to trans, cis, gender non conforming, non binary, LGBTQI, and other gender marginalized people. Our vision of Black feminisms values and centers those who are most marginalized within our communities. BFF intends to amplify and build the leadership of Black feminist leaders and increase the capacity of Black feminist movement building. Our organizational culture is one of inquiry, debate, experimentation, learning and fun. BFF is curious and unafraid to try new approaches, refine and try again. To learn more about BFF, visit www.blackfeministfuture.org.
The Director of Power Building (DPB) will drive the organization forward with extraordinary passion and focus toward a powerful vision of long-term material and structural changes, ambitious and strategic campaigns, policy, communications, and power-building goals. The Director of Power Building will direct, develop and manage BFF’s organizing and campaign goals, activities and outcomes. The DPB will hire (as needed) and cultivate a team of talented staff to develop and align issue campaigns, policy, movement politics, communications, power building, and leadership training. The Director of Power Building will direct organizing plans to recruit and develop a powerful, active, Black feminist base, and develop a sustained and democratic organization among the developing leadership and membership bodies of BFF.
This is the dream job of someone who is innovative and wants to be at the forefront of an organization deeply committed to building power at scale through organized people, money and ideas that centers Black women, girls and gender expansive people’s experiences. This position reports to the Deputy Director and works in partnership with a leadership team to provide strategic direction to the organization.
The ideal candidate should have the following experience and qualifications:
Excellent benefits package including IRA with employer contributions, medical and dental coverage and professional development.
20-25% post COVID19
This position is located in Atlanta, GA. Due to COVID19 this role will be remote with the expectation that the candidate relocates to Atlanta. A relocation stipend will be provided.
Black Feminist Future (BFF) is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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