Buyers and Renters Arlington Voice

2611 Columbia Pike Arlington, VA 22204

703-685-5100

We're hiring ..

Community Outreach and Administrative Associate

BRAVO is Arlington's go-to organization for tenants to make their voices heard on issues affecting their lives. Join us as we convert to being membership-based. You will have a substantial role as we empower tenants and work to preserve affordable housing. You will: Build relationships, Implement outreach initiatives; Manage casework; Maintain command of issues; Assist in writing web content & flyers; and Manage administrative tasks. English and Spanish fluency required. Availability for two evenings per week preferred.

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Duties and Estimated Allocation of Time: 

  • Plan, organize tenant outreach efforts/events, develop relationships, recruit and coordinate volunteers 40%
  • Manage tenant support casework from start to finish, and seek/incorporate supervisor's guidance 20%
  • Manage administrative functions (database maintenance, financial records) 15%
  • Assist in developing and implementing efforts to shape public policy 10%
  • Assist in writing materials, developing social media presence and website content 10%
  • Conduct light to substantive research on policy and legal issues, landlord policies and nonprofit practices 5%

Staff also shall work to ensure organization complies with requirements of funders.

Qualifications, Experience: Passionate commitment to engaging people to participate in their community; Excellent communication skills; Spanish fluency; High comfort level with seeking/taking direction; Detailed thinker; Excellent judgment; Energetic; Ability to travel throughout Arlington; Flexibility; Proficient with software, apps & social media; and Strong aptitude to learn housing law.

Importance of Position to Organization: BRAVO is at an exciting juncture as we convert to being membership-based. For tenants to effectively make their voices heard on issues affecting their lives, they must become integrated into the civic fabric of our community. The individual hired will have a substantial role in growing the organization as we develop and implement innovative initiatives aimed at engaging tenants to: Build community with their neighbors; Hold landlords accountable; and Shape public policy. The individual will work closely with our Executive Director, who has 30 years' experience in civic engagement and advocacy campaigns.

Applications accepted until position is filled. ​Submit to: <AACOA {at} BRAVOTenants {dot} org> :

  1. Letter explaining why you are interested in this opportunity and ​confirming you meet requirements​ of English/Spanish fluency and scheduling flexibility
  2. Resume and three references
  3. Two 1-3 page writing samples