Description Another Source’s client, Equal Voice Action (EVA) is recruiting a Project Manager to join their team. Equal Voice Action is committed to serving families throughout the United States, and will consider candidates from major hubs in urban areas across the country. Office location is open but preference will be given to candidates located in the South and Southwest.
Are you passionate about social justice? Do you want to work for a startup/grassroots mission based organization and get to travel while working? EVA is seeking a smart and motivated person with excellent project management skills to lead their pilot projects for reaching and engaging new members.
Summary of the Role:
Under the direction of EVA’s Executive Director, the Project Manager – EVA Pilots takes charge of all of EVA’s roles, responsibilities and commitments in relation to its pilot projects. The Project Manager has primary responsibility for the direction, control, execution and completion of EVA’s roles and commitments, and for ensuring that the pilots stay aligned with EVA’s mission, goals and strategies. She/he plans, budgets, oversees, documents and reports on all aspects of EVA’s roles and commitments, making sure that the pilots move in the desired direction, achieve and remain within the desired scope, and stay on schedule. Under the direction of EVA’s Executive Director, she/he both takes charge of existing pilots and recommends and develops new pilots meeting EVA’s needs. She/he serves as the bridge among EVA’s Executive Director, the leadership of the organizations with which EVA partners in its pilots, and the teams tasked with the actual execution of the pilots. She/he works with EVA’s partners to identify and meet resource needs for the pilots, to surface and resolve problems, and to ensure that the pilots are thoroughly and effectively evaluated.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Project Manager – EVA Pilots position requires high levels of judgment, leadership, and commitment to the mission and goals of EVA. The role also requires very strong relationship management and coaching skills, and considerable savviness in engaging communities and groups. Additionally, successful candidates will be able to clearly demonstrate, from prior professional experience, the following qualifications:
The nearly 50 million people who live in poverty in United States—whose numbers should be more than enough to positively influence politics and policies—too often find themselves without a voice in those processes. Equal Voice Action (EVA) is a national family-led membership organization focused on eliminating inequality for poor and low-income families in the United States. Our mission is to engage, connect and build power among poor and low-income families to influence policies that improve the economic and social well-being of all families. We exist to create opportunities for poor and low-income families to use their voices to change the policies and attitudes that adversely affect people in poverty, and to foster equal voice and opportunity for all. EVA is a 501(c)(4) organization.
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