Advocacy Director, Greater Houston
THE ROLE IN A SENTENCE
Reporting to Executive Director, Greater Houston, the Advocacy Director,
Greater Houston will build and manage our local advocacy strategy from the
ground up, uniting and lifting the voice of Latino children and families across
Greater Houston in pursuit of better educational outcomes.
Greater Houston Advocacy Strategy and Execution 50%
In partnernship with the Executive Director, design Latinos for Education’s
local advocacy vision, strategy, and execution plan.
Develop and manage a wide-range of pathways for Latinos for
Education’s Fellows and network to get involved with education
Lead and oversee the organization’s local education research efforts.
Stay up-to-date on latest education policy developments in Houston and
Engage and activate our broader Latino network in Greater Houston to
elevate the Latino voice in education and advocate on behalf of Latino
students and families.
Serve as a key leader externally related to education policy issues and
liaise between our senior leadership and elected/ appointed officials,
legislative aides, and community leaders.
Design and execute advocacy-related events and convenings.
Track relationships and engagement in Salesforce.
Maintain project plans and effectively manage teammates to outcomes.
Participate in team meetings, retreats, and contribute to a positive team
Mission: Develop, place and
connect essential Latino leadership
in the education sector.
Lead From Our Identity
Work Con Ganas
Agitate When Necessary
Bridge Across Cultures
Rise As A Collective
Founded in Boston in 2016,
Launched in Houston in 2019
Organization budget of $3M
13 team members across the
country; 3 based in Houston
Benefits: 401k match, flexible PTO,
Based in Greater Houston
7+ years’ experience in education
community organizing; 10-15 years
of professional experience
Entrepreneurial spirit and enjoys
variety in their work
Cultural competence in working
with the Latino community
Committed to our core values and
Master’s Degree in policy or
Fluent in Spanish
Experience with Salesforce or
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Job posted: 2020-09-09