Are you a relationship builder? An organizer? A communicator? Passionate about furthering affordable housing efforts around Minnesota? Check out this exciting opening for a Statewide Housing Issues Campaign Manager in Minnesota!This two-year position will lead efforts to advance the housing priorities from the Minnesota Governor's Task Force on Housing Report to be released on August 1, 2018. The position will also work in association with a professional public relations firm who will be engaged to advise and help implement this educational campaign.
A team of community stakeholders including philanthropy, non-profits, employers and public officials who have been engaged with the Governor's Task Force on Housing throughout 2018 seeks a Housing Issues Campaign Manager to fill a 2 year position. The ideal candidate for this position will bring track record of engaging a broad coalition of organizations and interest groups, developing and executing an effective public relations strategy, and building trust among a diverse base of stakeholders.
Key audiences for this work will include state legislators, candidates for state office, business leaders, major employers, housing entities including for-profit and nonprofit builders and developers, funders, advocates, local government officials, state officials and agencies and other key partners. It is imperative that the Housing Campaign Manager coordinate with and complement existing housing and business related coalitions to be in optimal alignment with existing housing and economic competitiveness agendas and campaigns.
This housing issues campaign will launch in late July 2018 when the 28 member Governor's Task Force on Housing will issue its report and recommendations on strategies to dramatically expand housing production to address unmet housing demand and increase Minnesota's economic competitiveness by improving housing systems and programs, implementing needed housing policies, advancing new and innovative strategies that will help ensure that all Minnesotans have a safe, decent and affordable home.
Greater Minnesota Housing Fund (GMHF) is acting as fiscal agent to retain the Housing Issues Campaign Manager to lead efforts to advance shared housing priorities and engage public and private sector leaders around housing solutions.
Position Description: Housing Issues Campaign Manager
The Campaign Manager will report to Greater Minnesota Housing Fund and the team leadership of this effort. The timeframe of this effort is approximately two years, beginning in summer 2018 through June 30, 2020. The Campaign Manager will require between 20 and 40 hours a week and may be framed as a salaried position with benefits (if full time) or a contractor role without benefits, depending on the candidate's background, preference, and fit with organization.
Responsibilities Include - Housing Issues Campaign Manager:
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How to Apply - Housing Issues Campaign Manager
Send resume, cover letter and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org and include "Campaign Manager" in the subject line.
Please provide detail on your experience/qualifications and reflections on hours anticipated to conduct this work. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Position is open until filled.
About Greater Minnesota Housing Fund (GMHF)
GMHF is a sponsor and fiscal agent for the 2018 Governor's Task Force on Housing, along with
Family Housing Fund, McKnight Foundation, The Itasca Project, and Minnesota Housing. GMHF is Minnesota's largest nonprofit certified community development finance institution (CDFI) serving housing development organizations, local governments and builders & developers with loans and grants, permanent financing, tax credit equity, technical assistance, research and policy analysis. Minnesota Equity Fund (MEF) is GMHF's low-income housing tax credit syndication subsidiary capitalized with $50 million in initial investor equity. MEF invests in affordable multifamily housing developments in Minnesota and other states. NOAH Impact Fund (NOAH) is GMHF's naturally occurring affordable housing subsidiary. NOAH targets rental properties at risk of conversion to higher rents and the threat of displacement of low- and moderate-income residents.
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