JOB OPENING: Interim Canada Organizer for World BEYOND War

By World BEYOND War, April 17, 2022

Founded in 2014, World BEYOND War is a global grassroots network advocating for the abolition of war and its replacement with a just and sustainable peace. World BEYOND War is looking for an experienced digital and offline organizer who is passionate about abolishing the institution of war. The primary purpose of this role is to grow World BEYOND War’s membership base in Canada, amplify the events and campaigns of our Canadian partners, and facilitate a coordinated anti-war movement across Canada. The Canada organizer is a savvy online organizer familiar with both offline and digital engagement strategies. This role requires an intersectional approach to organizing, elevating anti-war messaging within broader movement frameworks to reach a diverse audience concerned about the multi-faceted impact of militarism on people and the planet. Examples of current work include and

Location: Remote (must be Canada-based)
Department: Organizing
Reports to: Organizing Director
Position Type: Part-time (20 hrs/wk)
Duration: This is a parental-leave 7.5-month contract for an independent contractor
Start Date: July 18, 2022
End Date: February 28, 2023
Compensation: $34,000 CAD per year which comes to $21,250 CAD for the period involved
Deadline to Apply: May 9, 2022

Primary Responsibilities include:
*Grow grassroots support for WBW in Canada by organizing and managing online and offline events and campaigns that engage volunteers and members of affiliated organizations
*Design and implement strategic issue advocacy campaigns with clear goals, targets, strategies, and tactics
*Organize and host webinars
*Recruit, train, and manage volunteers
*Establish and manage coalitions to facilitate a coordinated Canada-wide peace movement
*Produce creative and educational content for WBW’s website, email blasts, social media, fact sheets, and press materials
*Engage in public speaking & media appearances to amplify WBW’s message and reach a wider audience
*Amplify the work of our organizers, volunteers, and allies via online and offline media and public engagement strategies
*Manage databases to track relationships with volunteers and allies
*Recommend and initiate new digital tools for outreach and movement-building to improve our work and grow our grassroots network

Required Qualifications:
*At least 1-3 years experience in digital organizing
*Excellent verbal and written communications skills, with fluency in both English and French
*Alignment with World BEYOND War’s mission to end all war and establish a just and sustainable peace
*Experience with intersectional organizing that highlights racial justice, gender justice, climate justice, and Indigenous rights a plus
*Highly organized, and able to manage multiple projects at once without sacrificing quality
*Experience working remotely
*Experience working with a nongovernmental organization or in the nonprofit sector
*Strong understanding of online and offline organizing, mobilization, and direct action
*Able to travel nationally and internationally on occasion
*Proficiency with email, internet, and spreadsheet software, Google Suite, Zoom, Action Network, WordPress, social media platforms, or similar systems
*Experience working in a multilingual context across time zones
*Experience creating and sustaining coalitions of varying capacities
*Experience managing complex partner dynamics
*Experience with strategic campaign planning

Position is open until filled. World BEYOND War strives for a diverse work environment and encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and persons with disabilities to apply.


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