CAMPAIGNER - COUNTRY MANAGER, CHILE

  • Santiago, Chile
  • Part-time

Company Description

CitizenGO (cGO), a non-profit Foundation, is seeking a Country Manager, Chile to join our global leadership team and provide strategic oversight and management to our fast-growing Chilean community of active citizens.

The impact you can make in this role is transformational: your mission will be to empower millions of Chileans to create positive social change, while growing cGO into the premier organization in the field of conservative activism.

cGO is the new platform of online petitions and campaigns (in Spanish, English, Croatian, Filipino-Tagalog, Russian, French, Portuguese, German, Polish and Italian) which try to influence the international institutions and bodies and the national governments in countries throughout the world to defend and promote life, family and freedom.

From a Christian conception of men and society, we affirm the dignity and importance of values such as freedom, justice and solidarity.

We want to contribute to build a better society and to promote human dignity. We work on the following fields: Life, Family, Education, Human Rights, Religious Freedom and Participation.

HazteOir.org (HO) has contributed to the launch of this project.

HO, Spanish non-profit association, was founded in 2001. It has since then become the main platform of online pro-life and pro-family Spanish-speaking campaigns. At present, it has 440,000 citizens, 95% of them living in Spain.

Job Description

The Country Manager, Chile, will be our representative, leading our entire advocacy and campaigning efforts for Chile . You’ll design and execute rapid-response campaigns.

You’ll make a huge impact as you help millions of citizens stand-up an start and successfully run their own local campaigns for positive social change. Your work will help inspire our members with a deep belief that citizens-powered change is possible.

The Country Manager will be responsible for building strong relationships with key stakeholders
within private, public and civil society sector, working to establish cross sectorial collaborations and
pushing the field of social entrepreneurship and social innovation. Fundraising is an important part of
the job, as well as finding, supporting and evaluating like minded organizations to create maximum social impact.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Move citizens to act and assume the power.
  • Take the streets, mobilize people. Generate change. Organize events, demonstrations, acts, etc.
  • Help like minded organizations to reach their Mission by using our top-of-the-art technology for winning campaigns and via acquiring new supporters for their cause.
  • Under supervision of the Campaigns Director, Spanish manage nonprofit -online and offline- campaigns and ensure outstanding performance and results.
  • Strategize with the cGO team about how to continue to expand our effectiveness, reach and impact.
  • Identifying promising grassroots campaigns started by activists or organizations in Chile. You’ll help these campaigns win by providing strategic advice, conducting media outreach, and promoting them to cGO members.
  • Designing and executing rapid-response social change advocacy campaigns in partnership with other stakeholders, partners and like minded NGO, with the potential for explosive growth and swift victories.
  • Establishing and maintaining deep partnerships with leading NGOs - local, national, and global. You’ll be a trusted advisor and useful ally, helping large and small organizations run campaigns on cGO.
  • Promoting and managing the distribution of the campaigns with a call-to-action. Also, spreading the word about the campaigns via social networks.
  • Representing cGO before the media and politicians as a spokesperson. Attending conferences and networking events and delivering small presentations related to cGO and the campaigns we organize and promote.
  • Analyzing the cGO reputational risks in a diverse set of global markets and executing various initiatives to mitigate those risks.
  • Recruiting, training and managing a team of offline volunteers, the field organizers and campaigners who support cGO campaigns and activities.
  • Collaborating with a global team of campaigners to help shape the direction of cGO internationally.
  • Helping formalize the accreditation as consultant on Family, Life and Liberty before all national and international agencies and bodies where cGO operates.
  • Increasing the number of members of the cGO’s lists.
  • Managing the electronic communications with cGO members.
  • Close management of our members and donors: ask them to sign new petitions, inform about your activities, etc.

  • Be the focal-point regarding our contributors.
  • Handle administration and organizational development.
  • Collaborating with the fundraising team to obtain contributions from Chilean members and collaborators via fundraising campaigns.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate should have the following core competencies:

  • A deep understanding of cGO Foundation Vision, Mission and Objectives and strong commitment with the values we defend.
  • Commitment to our mission of empowering citizens to win campaigns on the critical issues of our times. You believe citizens can stop injustice, can stop the culture of death and gender ideology-inspired totalitarianism and can change the world and you’ve shown it by your past involvement in social change conservative work.
  • Exceptional writing and verbal communication skills in Spanish, able to craft compelling and persuasive communications for a general audience.
  • You should enjoy working in an online environment, using social media and collaborating using online tools.
  • Strong leadership and persuasiveness skills. You’ll be able to inspire citizens to understand the possibilities of citizen-powered change to promote life, family and freedom.
  • The ability to build and manage a small team of volunteers, bringing out the best in them.
  • Impact-driven. You’ll work outside your comfort zone to do what it takes to win campaigns.
  • A track record of good judgment. You’re able to make sound decisions in fast-moving situations.
  • Strong rapport-building and relationship skills. You can effectively build and maintain partnerships and be a trusted ally among social change campaigners.
  • Initiative and a can-do attitude across a variety of campaign issue areas.
  • Able to identify and seize opportunities quickly. Campaigning is very moment-driven, so you’ll be comfortable working in an agile and fast-paced environment.
  • High-level strategic thinker, with a strong grasp of national and international politics and social power. You understand the political and corporate pressure points in the world and current life and family issues at play.
  • Using your talent, you will influence the decisions of politicians and businessman, and put pressure on mass media to make citizen's opinion heard.

  • Be victorious and bring change to Chile.

cGO is an exceptionally fast-paced and collaborative work environment. Your co-workers are high-impact, low-ego, and have a deep respect for our members.

Normally, Country Managers will have relevant experience in advocacy, media or government – but if you make up for lack of experience with passion and a willingness to learn quickly, you should still apply.

You will be a recognized social change leader with a proven track record of scaling and managing teams, and the ability to inspire other leaders to achieve world-class outcomes.

3-5 years of relevant experience is preferred, a strong management and leadership background and a demonstrable passion for cGO’s Mission and Vision is essential. Regardless of experience, we are looking for a passionate, hard-working and organized self-starter who has strong relationships in the third sector and wants to be part of a fast-moving and ambitious organization working for social change.

You may come from a variety of different backgrounds, but experience in the nonprofit, advocacy, social enterprise and/or tech sectors are strongly desired.

Successful candidates are also likely to have some or all of the following competences: a deep understanding of social change, campaign strategy, power mapping and advocacy, policy analysis, communications, network-building, online campaigning, organizational development, remote and cross-cultural management, and business strategy.

The position is located in Santiago de Chile. The role will involve some travel. 

Fluency in English is a must.

Additional Information

You’ll be an independent contractor. You’ll get paid on a freelance basis.

Compensation is competitive, and our organizational culture is results oriented.

You will report to the Campaign Director, Spanish