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Director, Latinx Campaigns

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Planned Parenthood is the nation’s leading provider and advocate of high-quality, affordable sexual and reproductive health care for all people, as well as the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With more than 600 health centers across the country, Planned Parenthood organizations serve all patients with care and compassion, with respect, and without judgment, striving to create equitable access to health care. Through health centers, programs in schools and communities, and online resources, Planned Parenthood is a trusted source of reliable education and information that allows people to make informed health decisions. We do all this because we care passionately about helping people lead healthier lives.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that supports the independently incorporated Planned Parenthood affiliates operating health centers across the U.S. Planned Parenthood Action Fund is an independent, nonpartisan, not-for-profit membership organization formed as the advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. The Action Fund engages in educational, advocacy, and electoral activity, including grassroots organizing, legislative advocacy, and voter education.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) and Planned Parenthood Action Fund (PPAF) seek a dynamic Director, Latinx Campaigns. This role reports to the Senior Director of Constituency Campaigns in the Policy, Campaigns, and Advocacy Division of PPFA. The Organizing and Engagement Campaigns department provides support to state and local Planned Parenthood affiliates and advocacy and political organizations (collectively, “local PP organizations,” cross-divisional campaign alignment and implementation, and internal coordination in building long term organizing power to protect and expand access to sexual and reproductive health care and ensure that those most impacted by policy decisions have a say in those decisions.
This position will lead and manage the national Latinx organizing (Raiz) and campaigns program and team. Nested within a team-leading organizing programs among young and Black communities, this role will focus on creating and implementing a comprehensive strategy to engage Latinx constituencies in winning reproductive health advocacy campaigns, build power among local teams, and strengthen the movement for health equity and sexual and reproductive health. This role must foster strong partnerships with local Planned Parenthood affiliates, external partner organizations, and national office staff to build and foster a culture change wherein Latinx communities and leaders are partners in building strategy to innovate and transform campaign efforts to protect Planned Parenthood and issues that impact Planned Parenthood patients through movement building, advocacy and leadership development.
Lead and define overall program approach based on data and the political, internal, and external influences. Identifies Latinx organizing program, program steps, and time frame -including creating electoral program concepts.
Develop vision and program goals for the expanding Raiz Organizing Program in order to achieve organizing wins through state and federal fights, issue-based campaigns, and electoral campaigns for Planned Parenthood Action Fund and Planned Parenthood Votes.
Drive the impact of the Latinx Organizing Program and team, internally and externally to serve as Latinx audience experts, leading and advising on organizational strategies impacting Latinx communities across the country through qualitative and quantitative research, constituent-driven policy, and storytelling.
Advise regional campaign directors and managers on core Latinx organizing and engagement strategies to strengthen affiliate capacity, including building sustainable race equity strategies for campaigns and base building, and internal staff development (Aligns project with customer/affiliate needs).
Set expectations for race equity in program design.
Oversee budget and develop and administer yearly affiliate grant process for Latinx Organizing Program; advise on public affairs funding.
Extend the reach of constituency programs by identifying new external partnerships and building and maintaining existing partnerships with Latinx- and Immigrant-led organizations in close partnership with the Manager of Latino Partnerships and Organizing.
Prepare briefings, reports and documents for development reports and senior leaders of PPAF, PPFA and affiliates in partnership with the Raiz Program Manager.
Work with Senior Director of Constituency Campaigns to set yearly goals for the program in alignment with strategic planning and department goals; inform state powerbuilding goals for the future and impact of Latinx organizing at the local and state level.
Oversee co-creation of Spanish language and bilingual assets; define priorities for language accessibility in campaigns, programs, and projects.
Assist the Latino Communications team in logistics and serves as a spokesperson for television, print and social media Spanish-language interviews.
Collaborate with leaders across the organization to develop an integrated strategy on priorities, budget planning, and advocacy campaigns to strengthen Latinx organizing tactics and community impact through collaboration with organizing, education, digital engagement, research, communications, brand, and other teams.
Serve as a senior and strategic leader in the Organizing and Electoral Campaigns Department.
Support affiliate public affairs and field leadership and staff in building sustainable race equity strategies for campaigns and base building, and internal staff development.
Collaborate with federation and affiliate public affairs and field leadership and staff to prioritize race equity as program priority and supports them in delivering race equity strategies for campaigns and base building.
Design and execute trainings for Planned Parenthood Raiz Organizing Program in political organizing and advocacy in partnership with other teams across the Organizing and Engagement/Electoral Campaigns Department.
Collaborate with the Partnerships team in planning conferences and partnership events centering Latinx community including achieving supporter growth goals and gaining support for policy goals.
Collaborate with the Multicultural, Latino and Digital Communications Team to support the development, management, and execution of earned and social media strategies.
Develop electoral campaigns and strategies for engaging Latinx communities in every election cycle
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):
High school diploma or General Education Development Certificate (GED) required.
8+ years experience in political campaigns, electoral work, and/or community organizing.
Experience as a grassroots organizer; adept at consulting, advising, and training others to increase grassroots activities and strategies.
Proficient in Spanish (reading, writing, speaking.)
Extensive experience with innovative, fast-paced, data-driven campaigns and organizing.
Commitment and track record of advancing racial equity and a fluency of racial equity and ability to promote it through the work.
Incredibly strategic thinker with a clear political analysis.
Planned Parenthood affiliate experience, experience as a Planned Parenthood Generation organizer, peer educator, or with other Planned Parenthood programs preferred.
Ability to make difficult choices and resolve conflicts that optimize the team.
Clear management experience managing a young and diverse team of managers and organizers.
Demonstrated understanding of young people and communities of color, especially young people of color, and their engagement in culture, culture change, and social justice activism as well as their development and how programmatic strategies should map to the above.
Strong partner relationships with Latinx centered or led organizations
Travel: 20-25% domestic
Total offer package to include generous vacation + sick leave + paid holidays, individual/family provided medical, dental and vision benefits effective day 1, life insurance, short/long term disability, paid family leave and 401k. We also offer voluntary opt-in for Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Transportation/Commuter accounts.
We value a truly diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity and belonging. Our goal is to attract qualified candidates and encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We're committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.
PPFA participates in the E-Verify program and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Roles that are denoted as NYC, DC, or both will work a hybrid schedule, requiring 2-3 days per week in the office unless the role is denoted as onsite, which requires working onsite full time or 5 days per week.