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EDUCATION AND OUTREACH COORDINATOR

Summary of position
The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) has established a new full-service private non-profit fair housing organization, the Fair Housing Council of Metropolitan Memphis (FHCMM).  The FHCMM exists to combat the history of public and private policies and practices which have led to high degrees of segregation and discriminatory practices against vulnerable populations in Metropolitan Memphis.

The FHCMM is seeking applications for an Education and Outreach position that will work with other organizations in Metropolitan Memphis to educate the community on the fair housing laws and the work of the FHCMM.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Education and Outreach Coordinator is responsible for:

·         Fair housing education and outreach to consumers and housing providers;

·         Event management;

·         Partnerships with organizations sharing FHCMM’s goals and mission;

·         Communications;

·         Assisting the Executive Director with board development, public relations, and developing community relationships;

·         Serving as an advocate for fair housing throughout the Metropolitan Memphis area.

Qualifications
Required
·         Demonstrated commitment to fair housing and equal rights;

·         Bachelor’s degree or at least 3 years of equivalent experience;

·         Excellent writing skills;

·         Ability to take a complex subject and make it understandable to a wider audience via written and oral presentations;

·         Strong computer skills including use of computer programs to create written materials and oral presentations;

·         Possess good teamwork skills and the ability to work with a diverse population;

·         An ability to travel to and transport supplies throughout FHCMM’s service area;

·         Commitment to creating organizational culture aligned with civil rights and social justice advocacy.

·         Ability to maintain websites and educational programs.

Preferred
·         Experience in housing and/or civil rights;

·         Clear understanding of and ability to adapt to Tennessee and Metropolitan Memphis’ cultural and political landscape;

·         Proficiency in WordPress or other website maintenance program;

·         Bilingual and/or proficiency with the Spanish language desired;

·         Commitment to creating organizational culture aligned with civil rights and social justice advocacy;

·         Experience in event planning, conference facilitation, and/or networking events.

Compensation and benefits
This position is full-time.

Salary: $60,000 – $70,000/year.  Salary is commensurate with experience and demonstrated achievements. Benefits include health, vision, and dental insurance; paid annual and personal leave, and paid holidays.

To apply
Email a copy of your resume and cover letter to ekemple@nationalfairhousing.org with the subject line: Education and Outreach Coordinator Search.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, interviews will start on or after April 15, 2024.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Statement:

FHCMM values and encourages diversity in its workforce. FHCMM supports affirmative action and is dedicated to promoting equal employment opportunities. FHCMM does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, disability, matriculation, political affiliation, or any other category or characteristic protected by the laws of the United States or the state of Tennessee.