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NOAH (Nashville Organized for Action and Hope)

NOAH Organizing Director

NOAH (Nashville Organized for Action and Hope)


Job Summary

Primary Responsibility:  Serves as Organizing Director for NOAH in building membership, increasing funding streams, developing leaders, and determining local issues that will be addressed.  Includes organizing and overseeing power analyses, research, public actions and the evaluation of the organization’s effectiveness.  Supervises other staff and, with the Personnel Committee, conducts staff evaluations.

Job Responsibilities


  • Must be an active part of the Gamaliel National Organizing Network, attend National Leadership Training, and participate in ongoing organizer development.
  • Leads strategic growth—membership and funding
  • Structures and designs issue campaigns in collaboration with the board and membership
  • Monitors and evaluates organizing efforts for effectiveness and efficiency and makes recommendations
  • Manages and supports members and leaders
  • Implements strategic plan, development plan, marketing plan, and social media strategy
  • Facilitates conditions for effective meetings
  • Maintains an accurate database that aligns with current technology
  • General fiscal responsibilities (participates in developing and overseeing budget and compliance with necessary permits, etc. on the state and federal level)
  • Organizes and supports faith leaders in their organizational roles.


Desired attributes:

  • Demonstrated success in organizing, strategizing, and following through on organizing campaigns
  • Demonstrated capacity to organize fundraising campaigns, write successful grants, and effectively maintain and grow an organization’s membership and dues base
  • Is a reliable and consistent leader, and demonstrates a passion for the mission of NOAH
  • Has excellent individual, group, and public communication skills
  • Strong program planning and evaluation skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong ability to develop leadership through successful delegation
  • Excellent time-management, energy-management, and motivational skills
  • Above average technology knowledge
  • Maintain a respectful balance between being cooperative and being constructive
  • Handle tension constructively and with tact
  • Perform well in stressful situations and under pressure
  • Accepts change without resistance
  • Ability to work as a part of a diverse team that includes varied races, genders, faiths, abilities, and ages.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs, internet-based software applications, website maintenance, SEO understanding, various forms of digital communication, social media competency, and portable digital platforms.

Ideal Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a relevant field of study OR equivalent experience
  • Understanding and analysis of the systemic nature of oppression
  • Five years of community organizing experience preferred
  • Proven track record of leading three successful issue campaigns
  • Comfort working in marginalized communities of income and/or color


Additional Information


Health Insurance Stipend; Cell Phone Stipend

Paid vacation

Sick days

How to Apply

TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to the Personnel Committee Chair, Rev. Herbert Lester at  No phone calls or faxes will be accepted.


  • Date Posted: September 6, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Community Development
  • Start Date: 10/31/2022
  • Salary Range: $50,000 to $55,000
  • Working Hours: Approx 40 hrs. Some nights and weekends.