Alliance for Community Transit- Los Angeles

Organizing and Outreach Program Manager

Employment type
3 months ago
Los Angeles

The Manager is part of a high capacity three-person team leading a very active coalition of 36 member organizations. A successful Manager has strong leadership and project management abilities in order to develop and implement the coalition’s campaign plans. For more information about our coalition please see

The following are core responsibilities of the position:

  • Manage ACT-LA’s Organizing Committee activities and play a lead role in organizing and outreach for all of ACT-LA’s campaigns
  • Lead outreach to other organizations for campaign-related activities
  • Ensure that the work of ACT-LA’s organizing committee is coordinated with the coalition’s other committees
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for community organizing staff of ACT-LA member organizations
  • Manage events and actions planned by the Organizing Committee, the Host Committee and ACT-LA staff
  • Develop popular education and other materials regarding land use, development, transit equity and other ACT-LA campaign goals and manage workshops, panels and other educational activities
  • Provide information regarding overall campaign activities to community organizing staff and affiliated community residents
  • Facilitate communication between community resident leaders and ACT-LA committees
  • Collaborate with other team members in creating/responding to media and communications opportunities with ACT-LA members and community residents



  • This position is part of a small staff coordinating a large coalition engaged in multiple campaigns; flexibility, adaptability, and relationship building skills are a must
  • Share administrative tasks with ACT-LA staff
  • Coordinate with state, regional and local housing/mobility justice coalitions
  • Represent ACT-LA on panels, at community meetings, and at relevant events
  • Minimum 3 years of community organizing experience required
  • Coalition-building and event planning experience required
  • Strong, demonstrated commitment to racial, economic and environmental justice required
  • Experience developing popular education materials and leading workshops required
  • Familiarity with LA’s political landscape and social/economic issues preferred
  • Experience with housing, labor and/or mobility justice work preferred


​Compensation: ACT-LA offers competitive compensation, depending on level of/years of experience. We offer full benefits and paid sick, vacation, and holidays. 

Location: ACT-LA is fiscally sponsored by the Little Tokyo Service Center with offices at Strategic Action for a Just Economy in Historic South Central LA.


To apply

Send resume and cover letter by July 10, 2019 to ACT-LA Director Laura Raymond via [email protected]

ACT LA encourages people of color, women, people with disabilities, and people identifying as LGBTQ to apply.