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Equis is working to create a better understanding of Latino communities

Equis is working to: create a better understanding of Latino communities, invest in innovative approaches to reach and engage them, and uplift the Latino leaders of tomorrow who will implement and carry forward this important work. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on a large set of interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations. Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, combatting disinformation, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Hispanic-focused programs.

Our Values

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Embrace Truth & Complexity

We are bold, and do not shy away from big challenges and questions.

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Get
Stuff Done

We focus on impact while being action-oriented, balancing intention, speed and need.

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Drive
Innovation

We are the Gold Standard of Latino research. Using digital experimentation, media monitoring, testing, and more.

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Foster Generosity & Inclusivity

We show up with compassion and care. We are not proprietary.

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Cultivate
Learning

We are an evergreen, curious team committed to growth.

Open Roles

Chief Financial and Administration Officer

ABOUT Equis is a set of organizations working to create a better understanding of Latinos, innovate new approaches to reach and engage them, invest in the leadership and infrastructure for long-term change and increased engagement. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on a large set of interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations.  Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, anti-disinformation tracking, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders across the progressive space, serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Hispanic-focused programs. POSITION SUMMARY We envision a world where Latinos feel influential and powerful, and where we feel at home in our families, communities, and our country. Equis is seeking a Chief Financial and Administrative Officer (CFAO) to join the team during this exciting time of growth.   Reporting to the Equis President and CEO, Equis is seeking a dynamic and experienced Chief of Finance and Administration who will be a critical member of the Executive Leadership Team and will help Equis achieve its mission by providing strategic financial and operational direction and oversight by building systems for growth across a range of internal teams and functions. The CFAO will help build and lead a Finance, Operations, Compliance and Human Resources team that will provide shared services to a varied set of entities. As a rapidly growing start-up organization, building a strong operational infrastructure is key to Equis’ success.  A successful candidate will be a skilled strategic financial professional and people developer who can work collaboratively with peers, internal stakeholders, direct reports, auditors and external vendors to manage a key set of functions for an ambitious and rapidly growing organization. The position requires a strategic, big-picture thinker who can balance long-term views with immediate needs and challenges. A passion for the purpose, a deeply collaborative approach to work, and comfort navigating a unique, complex and evolving organization are essential.  The candidate will be a strong organizational and team manager and leader, have experience in building and leading teams, budgeting and financial planning, non-profit and business start up operations, legal and compliance and talent and human resources management.  Strong candidates will offer the requisite strategy, finance, and administrative skills as well as a collegial, supportive, and engaging management style and the ability to adapt to change with tact and diplomacy. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES  The CFAO provides strategic leadership and oversight of Equis’ financial and administrative functions and works in close collaboration with the Executive Leadership Team to steward and promote overall organizational effectiveness. Key areas of focus and responsibilities include: Organizational Leadership and Building and Leading Teams  Build and lead a finance, operations, legal and compliance and human resources team of approximately 10 full-time staff and vendors that will provide shared services to Equis and its related entities. Provides leadership and direction to a 10-person team made up of finance, human resources, and operations and ensures each team is achieving operational excellence and advancing organizational goals.Drives financial strategies and activities in support of Equis’ mission and goals. Works in close partnership with the CEO and Executive Leadership Team on financial and operational planning, and provides regular updates, forecasting, reporting, and solutions. Advises the Executive Leadership Team and Equis’ multiple boards on the impact of long-range financial and organizational planning. Regularly provides comprehensive presentations and reports for the Board of Directors, auditors and funders. Works closely with the Chief of Fundraising and Program Directors to build a plan that aligns with anticipated fundraising goals and cash flow to ensure financial, operational, and compliance needs are understood, supported, and managed, particularly as the organization grows. Serve as a key member of the Equis leadership team, working closely with executive leadership to develop systems and strategies that strengthen Equis’ role as a thought leader in the industry. Ensures all finance and administrative staff and services are aligned in support of strategic and programmatic directions. With an eye firmly focused on the future, the CFAO will know how to best adapt Equis’ finance and administrative teams to a changing and dynamic environment. Develops systems with the Chief of Staff to strengthen and streamline internal workflows related to operations, finance, legal compliance and human resources. Financial Leadership and Strategy  Design and lead Equis’ annual budgeting process and works to ensure timely and accurate budget modeling, analysis, and financial reporting for the Executive Leadership Team and Equis’ multiple Board of Directors.  Sets a high bar for fiscal responsibility, compliance and controls. Stays on top of trends and models best practices in financial management, risk management, and compliance.Reviews finance department operations and makes recommendations for policy, system, and process improvements that support organizational needs and growth plans.Identifies and oversees the implementation of enhancements to internal and external reporting, including the creation of financial dashboards and reporting that allow for immediate and long-range analysis and planning.Oversees liquidity management, including banking relationships, investments, and credit lines.Ensures that: Audits are completed on a timely basis, tax returns are filed, and required financial reports are submitted to regulators.Relevant information is compiled in financial statements, with accompanying disclosures, and presented to various internal and external stakeholders.Finance staff maintains financial record systems and processes in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and monitors the use of all funds. Oversee implementation of a new accounting system upgrade and migration. Administrative and Operations Leadership and Strategy  Build the operational support and systems that allow Equis’ operations, finance and administrative functions to run smoothly and efficiently. Ensure legal, tax and regulatory compliance across all of Equis entities by working closely with outside counsels, tax, and audit firms.Serves as primary liaison with external counsel regarding employment law, contracts, regulatory compliance, and other legal needs. Provides guidance related to non-profit and business start-up operations. Provides strategic guidance and oversight of Equis’ human resources plans and priorities. Oversees the work of the HR Director to ensure policies, plans, and processes are best in class and can scale to meet Equis’ needs as it grows. Partners with the HR Director and Executive Leadership Team to strengthen organizational culture and practices around talent development, performance management, and diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Oversees the technology and infrastructure systems across Equis and its related entities. Works with external IT partners to identify and champion the development of IT systems and strategies to support Equis operations, productivity, and data security. Develops and implements enterprise risk management programs and inspires risk-aware thinking to enable Equis to run effectively, operate efficiently, and manage risk thoughtfully. Mitigates operational risks by maintaining internal controls, reviewing insurance coverages, and ensuring compliance with relevant internal policies as well as federal, state, and local regulations.MISSION AND CULTURE ALIGNMENT Fully embraces the mission of Equis and understands the full potential, power and impact of Latinos in the United States and abroad. Demonstrates excitement to be part of a team that is focused on identifying creative and strategic solutions and  ability to be part of a dynamic, rapidly growing startup with a purpose driven mission.The CFAO will be an individual of unquestioned integrity, ethics, and values, and someone who can be trusted without reservation. Leads by example, understanding that at times, empathy is an essential quality. CANDIDATE PROFILE: The ideal candidate possesses the following professional and personal qualities, skills, and characteristics: Minimum of 15 years of senior leadership experience working across multiple functional areas such as Finance, Operations, Human Resources, and Legal andCompliance. Proven experience overseeing finances for complex organizational structures, both nonprofit and for profit, including knowledge of GAAP.Ability to serve as an effective member of an executive team, collaborating with colleagues on visioning, strategy development, and execution geared toward helping the entire organization improve performance.Proven people manager with a strong track record of coaching, empowering, and developing staff and supporting a culture that is respectful, fast-paced, and mission-driven.Prior experience identifying and implementing new systems, platforms, and processes that result in greater efficiency and innovation.Demonstrated knowledge of best practices employed in Finance, HR, and Administrative Operations.Excellent business acumen with the ability to comprehend programmatic activities and convey complex financial and technical information to people with varying levels of financial expertise.Strong written and oral communicator with excellent presentation and organizational skills.High standards of performance, eager to pursue ambitious goals,  working hard and smart to achieve them.Highly collaborative with excellent relationship-building skills.  Exceptional customer service orientation and able to foster a resourceful, proactive, and results-driven culture within and across teams.Highly flexible and adaptable with the ability to drive organizational change and build consensus internally and externally.Fully embraces the mission of Equis and understands the full potential, power, and impact of helping people build the skills that enable them to change their lives.Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or a related discipline. Preferred Qualifications   MBA or CPA preferredExperience working in a start-up and/or nonprofit environment.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.COMPENSATION & BENEFITS This is a fully remote (USA only), full time position with occasional domestic travel and a competitive salary range of $165,000 to $210,000 per year. This salary range represents a good faith estimate of what Equis may pay for this position at the time of posting. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as budget availability and commensurate with the selected candidates’ experience. Equis offers medical, dental, vision coverage (at no premium), 4% employer match 401K, and excellent vacation, sick and personal leave. Equis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Equis is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Should you need reasonable accommodation, due to a disability, for any part of the recruitment process, please email hr @equislabs.us

Chief of Partnerships and Communications

Chief of Partnerships and CommunicationsABOUT Equis is a set of organizations working to create a better understanding of Latinos, innovate new approaches to reach and engage them, invest in the leadership and infrastructure for long-term change and increased engagement. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on a large set of interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations. Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, anti-disinformation tracking, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders across the progressive space, serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Hispanic-focused programs.POSITION SUMMARY We envision a world where Hispanic/Latines feel influential and powerful, and where we feel at home in our families, communities, and our country. Reporting to the Equis Chief of Staff, Equis is seeking a dynamic and experienced Chief of Partnerships and Communications to lead strategy development and implementation of external communications and partnerships work. Partnerships and communication is core to the success of Equis and our mission. A successful candidate will have experience in national leadership roles, strong relationships across the Latino/progressive/political ecosystem, experience managing communications and/or narrative strategy, as well as be a strong organizational + team manager and leader.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Strategy Development and Implementation Design and implement Equis’ external partnerships and communications strategy to strengthen and expand Latino infrastructure advancing our mission of investing in the leadership and infrastructure for long-term engagement of Latinos through research, innovation, relationships and thought leadership. Identify opportunities for partnerships and develop initiatives for relationship building, cultivation and leadership development through the advancement of key narratives across the political spectrum. Maintain and expand Equis relationships across the political spectrum - from Members of Congress, Administration, to key leaders across other organizations and institutions. Support strategy development of Moonshot projects, acting as a thought partner and potential manager of project directors.Press and External Communications Design and implement press strategy based on Equis' long-term goals and objectives and serve as spokesperson on behalf of Equis in both Spanish and English language media.Develop and implement a strategic communications plan, focused on building Latinx movement, civic engagement, and political infrastructure and response. Develop strategy for deploying other influencers and spokespeople in advancement of the Latino narrative. Arrange and attend press conferences, and media appearances in both Spanish and English language as required. Manage Press Secretary and other communications consultants. Support larger narrative project related to Latino power and influenceOrganizational Leadership Serve as a key member of the Equis leadership team, working closely with executive leadership to develop systems and strategies that strengthen Equis’ role as a thought leader in the industry. Manage a growing partnerships team, including Equis’s Director of Program Implementation, responsible for advancing implementation of our research with core and strategy partners through a robust cycle of engagement. Working alongside the Chief of Moonshots Strategy, and Equis leadership team, support the development of long-term Latino narrative infrastructure that includes shaping messaging strategy at the state and national level and narrative dissemination about Latino political power and influence. Develops systems with the Chief of Staff to strengthen and streamline internal workflows related to partnerships and communications.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 10-12 years of advanced campaign, communications and partnerships experience Strong staff management experience with direct oversight and execution over strategy and program within high-level political, corporate, or cultural organizations. Demonstrated ability to translate ideas into strategy and action. At least 5 years of direct experience (preferably on the record) working with press and reporters, with a track record of successfully advancing/shifting key narratives. Demonstrated experience and leadership managing high level relationships that yield long-term results and deep knowledge of the nuances along with relationships across the progressive ecosystem (national and state based). Outstanding collaboration skills with diverse audience groups. History and understanding of political nuances and deep familiarity with the societal, cultural, and political landscape of the Hispanic and Latino community. Demonstrated history of proactive attitude and high degree of self-direction; with a history of positively collaborating with high-level principals. Deep understanding of and experience in connecting interlocking strategies in program implementationStrong written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate priorities, needs and expectations Experience in facilitating short, mid, and long-term project development with detail oriented program management while addressing sensitive timelines, deadlines, and competing prioritiesComfortable in the fast paced environment Comprehensive ability to communicate in Spanish Preferred Qualifications 12+ years of advanced experience in partnerships, communications, campaignExperience working in a start-up environment5+ years demonstrated “on the record” experience with press, reporters, and media relationsExperience utilizing ClickUp, Google Suites softwareFluency in Spanish, including ability to deliver Spanish language interviewsPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.COMPENSATION & BENEFITS This is a fully remote (USA only), full time position with occasional domestic travel and a competitive salary range of $165,000-$210,000 per year. This salary range represents a good faith estimate of what Equis may pay for this position at the time of posting. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as budget availability and commensurate with the selected candidates’ experience. Equis offers medical, dental, vision coverage ( at no premium), 4% employer match 401K, and excellent vacation, sick and personal leave. HOW TO APPLY Please send your resume and cover letter here or via our career page. Equis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Equis is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Should you need reasonable accommodation, due to a disability, for any part of the recruitment process, please contact hr at equislabs dot us. 

Development Associate

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATEABOUT Equis is a set of organizations working to create a better understanding of Latinos, innovate new approaches to reach and engage them, invest in the leadership and infrastructure for long-term change and increased engagement. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on a large set of interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations. Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, anti-disinformation tracking, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders across the progressive space, serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Hispanic-focused programs.POSITION SUMMARY At Equis, we envision a world where Latinos feel powerful and influential. In 2022, Equis launched  a series of “moonshots” designed to build Latino political and cultural power – necessary pieces for our community to meet its full electoral potential. Our “moonshots” offer new thinking and leadership. A 5-10 year program, the moonshots seed, build, and scale efforts that fill gaps in our infrastructure. The Development Associate is a passionate advocate for Latino voters and will play a critical role in service of our strategy. As a member of the Development team, the primary responsibility is building a portfolio of prospects and donors to support key areas of work, including the moonshots and organizational research. The Development Associate will engage in and be responsible for all aspects of the donor development cycle, including donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, acknowledgment, and stewardship. This income-generating position reports directly to the Chief of Development. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Identify major gift prospects. Analyze and predict a donor’s propensity, capacity and enthusiasm to give. Gather pertinent data to determine the best candidates for the major gifts program. Move prospective donors along the donor pipeline, investing time and energy to build strong relationships and set up strong solicitations. Stewardship of major gift donors. Develop personalized stewardship strategies that continue the major gift relationship for future renewals or multi-year gifts.Oversee grant workflow processes - from grant application to final grant report working with key staff to ensure each project and/or program meets reporting benchmarks and expectations; Work collaboratively, under the direction of the Chief of Development with Equis’ Executive Leadership Team and Moonshot Directors to reach organization wide fundraising goals. Execute and report on quarterly/annual fundraising plans, donor solicitations identification, cultivation and stewardship efforts.  Maintain strong records, tracking prospects and donor contacts using organization tools and tracking methods. Ensure that all donor information entry, storage and special requests are recorded and accomplished. Familiarization with Equis’ goals, programs, and financial needs for funder materials and presentations. Assist with other fundraising projects as requested.QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate for this position has:  Demonstrated commitment to Equis’ mission, values and principles. Superb organizational skills, including being highly organized, detail oriented, able to prioritize, track and meet deadlines. Has the ability  to manage multiple projects, plan backwards, anticipate obstacles, troubleshoot, and make smart judgment calls as needed. High level of discretion in maintaining confidentiality of sensitive materials and issues.Excellent interpersonal skills, assertive written and verbal communication, and readiness to ask for and provide assistance and support to team members, and the ability to keep focused on the overall goal and mission. Proven track record of building donor relationships, closing gifts in the five and six-figure range, and upgrading donors. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computerCOMPENSATION & BENEFITS This is a fully remote (USA only), full-time position with occasional domestic travel and a competitive salary range of $75,000-$90,000/year. This salary range represents a good faith estimate of what Equis may pay for this position at the time of posting. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as budget availability and commensurate with the selected candidates’ experience. Equis offers medical, dental, vision coverage at no premium, 4% employer match 401K, and excellent vacation, sick and personal leave.   HOW TO APPLY Please send your resume and cover letter here or via our career page. Equis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Equis is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the recruitment process, please email hr at equislabs dot us 

HR Operations Manager

ABOUT Equis is a set of organizations working to create a better understanding of Latinos, innovate new approaches to reach and engage them, invest in the leadership and infrastructure for long-term change and increased engagement. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on a large set of interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations. Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, anti-disinformation tracking, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders across the progressive space, serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Hispanic-focused programs.POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the PTC (People, Talent & Culture) Director, Equis is seeking a detail-oriented problem solver to be our PTC Operations Manager. This role will be responsible for managing the day-to-day responsibilities of the PTC function, liaising with employees of all levels across the organization and supporting the PTC Director with organization-wide initiatives. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Acts as the first point of contact for employees’ human resources questions, escalating to the PTC Director as needed.Administers payroll, including appropriate withholdings, deductions and 401K contributionsStays up to date on PTC compliance, including new state laws and regulations, and applies best practices as needed.Supports the recruitment process including posting open roles and scheduling interviews.Manages the orientation and onboarding process for all new hires, including new hire paperwork.Assists the PTC Director as needed with the performance management process, learning and professional development, employee engagement, culture, diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and additional activities as assigned..MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 2-5 years of broad based PTC experience within a dynamic and fast-moving organization.Prior experience administering payroll and benefits.Exceptional organizational skills, including attention to detail and the ability to prioritize.   Acts with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.     Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, belonging, and inclusion.Preferred Qualifications   Prior work experience at a start-up or a non-profit organizationPrevious experience working with Gusto, Transamerica, BreezyPTC and/ or Lattice.Experience with international workplace compliance laws and regulations.Fluent in SpanishPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.COMPENSATION & BENEFITS This is a fully remote (USA only), full-time position and a competitive salary range of $90,000-$115,000 p/year. This salary range represents a good faith estimate of what Equis may pay for this position at the time of posting. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as budget availability and commensurate with the selected candidates’ experience. Equis offers medical, dental, vision coverage at no premium, 4% employer match 401K, and excellent vacation, sick and personal leave. Equis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Equis is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the recruitment process, please email PTC @equislabs.us

People, Talent & Culture Director

ABOUT Equis is a set of organizations working to create a better understanding of Latinos, innovate new approaches to reach and engage them, invest in the leadership and  infrastructure for long-term change and increased engagement. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on a large set of interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations. Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, anti-disinformation tracking, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders across the progressive space, serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Hispanic-focused programs.POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the Sr. Director of Operations and People, Talent & Culture (PTC), Equis is seeking an entrepreneurial and people-centric leader to be our PTC Director. In support of Equis’ people and culture, you will be responsible for providing day-to-day guidance to leaders and managers, while also deploying PTC solutions that meet the needs of a dynamic, growing business. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Manage and oversee the work product of the PTC Generalist, responsible for payroll, compliance and other PTC Generalist activities.Develop and implement impactful initiatives around Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, Culture and Employee Experience so as to bring the Equis mission and values to life for all employees. Oversee the end-to-end performance management process and system in Lattice for performance reviews, promotions and pay increases for Equis employees, ensuring all employees and their managers have a shared understanding of their strengths, challenges, opportunities for development and desired career path. Recruit for open positions and support hiring managers in developing job descriptions, recruitment processes and interview questions to ensure an equitable talent acquisition process for all open positions at Equis.Create a new hire orientation and 30-60-90 day onboarding program to accelerate new employees’ ramp up periods and learning so as to set them up for success. Establish and promote the continuous learning and development of all Equis employees, including implementing trainings and workshops, career pathing and other professional development programs.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 7+ years of broad based Human Resources experience, ideally within a fast growing and agile industry.5+ years of broad-based PTC experience within at least 3 of the following areas: compensation, benefits, recruitment, learning & development, PTC operations, compliance and employee relations. 2+ years of demonstrated experience provide comprehensive PTC consultation, advice, coaching and facilitation to leaders, managers and teammates.Successful track record of establishing yourself as a trusted and credible PTC partner by being able to anticipate business needs and proactively recommend solutions.Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Strong interpersonal skills, including: relationship building, stakeholder management, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.Exceptional organizational skills, including attention to detail and the ability to prioritize.   Acts with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality     Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, belonging, and inclusionStrong understanding of domestic and international workplace compliance and regulation needs, provided that Equis is a completely virtual organization.Preferred Qualifications   Previous experience leading a PTC function within the non-profit sector and/or a start-up organization.Prior experience working with Gusto, Transamerica, BreezyHR and/ or Lattice.Fluent in Spanish.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computerCOMPENSATION & BENEFITS This is a fully remote (USA only), full-time position with occasional domestic travel and a competitive salary range of $115,000 - $140,000 p/year. This salary range represents a good faith estimate of what Equis may pay for this position at the time of posting. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as budget availability and commensurate with the selected candidates’ experience. Equis offers medical, dental, vision coverage at no premium, 4% employer match 401K, and excellent vacation, sick and personal leave. Equis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Equis is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the recruitment process, please email PTC @equislabs.us

Senior Advisor, Latino Talent and Special Projects

Senior Advisor, Latino Talent and Special Projects  ABOUT Equis is a set of organizations working to create a better understanding of Latinos, innovate new approaches to reach and engage them, invest in the leadership and  infrastructure for long-term change and increased engagement. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on a large set of interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations.  Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, anti-disinformation tracking, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders across the progressive space, serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Hispanic-focused programs. POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the Equis President & CEO, Equis is seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Advisor, Latino Talent and Special Projects to lead the development and implementation strategies for several critical programs that seek to build the next generation of Latino leaders who will work across all facets of American democracy and culture. A successful candidate will be as strong of a strategic thinker as they are passionate about the Latino community. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Manage the Latino Talent Initiative (LTI), a large-scale project that sources talent for federal political appointments, regional boards and commissions, and other roles across the progressive infrastructure. The LTI will grow significantly over the next 1-2 years. Specific scope of work will include:Coordination of three working group principals, prepare for weekly meetings; serve as the primary liaison to working group members and White House Office of Presidential Personnel and other federal agencies;  managing priorities and gathering input and information on an ongoing basis.Develop understanding of Latino talent ecosystem and maintain the master database of Latino candidates (data collection, updating, bio editing); including conducting regular searches for key positions.Develop the initial work plan and strategy for the Latino Genius Moonshot Grant Program, beginning with the development of initial work to develop the framework for the project and key strategic partnerships with external stakeholders. Day-to-day project management of a national Latino leaders network, leading coordination and planning efforts for ongoing engagement. Support ongoing partnership with a digital lifestyle company that elevates, celebrates, and inspires Latino audiences and amplifies their voices.Additional projects supporting strategic initiatives and organizational principals, as needed MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 5-7 years of advanced experience in direct oversight and execution over strategy and program within high-level political, corporate, or cultural organizations Demonstrated history and understanding of political nuances and deep familiarity with societal, cultural, and political landscape Outstanding collaboration skills with diverse audience groups Demonstrated history of proactive attitude and high degree of self-direction; with a history of positively collaborating with high-level principals Strong ability and experience in presenting projects to diverse audiences and external stakeholders Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate priorities, needs and expectations Experience in facilitating short, mid, and long term project development with detail oriented program management while addressing sensitive timelines, deadlines, and competing prioritiesDemonstrated commitment to diversity, representation, talent development and placementPreferred Qualifications   Experience utilizing ClickUp, Google Suites softwareBilingual in Spanish, and/or PortugueseExperience at startups leading strategic initiatives Bilingual in English/Spanish PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.COMPENSATION & BENEFITS This is a fully remote (USA only), full time position with occasional domestic travel and a competitive salary range of $115,000-$140,000 p/year. This salary range represents a good faith estimate of what Equis may pay for this position at the time of posting. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as budget availability and commensurate with the selected candidates’ experience. Equis offers medical, dental, vision coverage at no premium, 4% employer match 401K, and excellent vacation, sick and personal leave. HOW TO APPLY Please send your resume and cover letter here or via our career page. Equis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Equis is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the recruitment process, please email hr at equislabs dot us. 

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