Manager, Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty
Flexible (we can provide office space in NYC or you can work remotely)., Brooklyn, New York, us Full-time
Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty (CCATDP), a project of Equal Justice USA, is a network of political and social conservatives who question the alignment of capital punishment with conservative principles and values. For more information visit: https://conservativesconcerned.org
Equal Justice USA (EJUSA) is a national organization working to transform the justice system by promoting responses to violence that break cycles of trauma. We work at the intersection of criminal justice, public health, and racial justice to elevate healing over retribution, meet the needs of survivors, advance racial equity, and build community safety. The issues we work on include the death penalty, policing, and violence prevention. For more information, visit: https://ejusa.org
We seek someone sharp, personable, and highly organized to continue to build Conservatives Concerned about the Death Penalty, increase its visibility, and strengthen our network of state-level CCATDP groups. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team at a leading national organization. The ideal candidate will have experience and credibility working with conservatives; comfort collaborating across political differences; strong communication and advocacy skills; and a commitment to fairness and racial equity.
Build and train a national Speakers’ Bureau of conservative allies who can represent CCATDP at conferences, speaking engagements, and in the media.
Organize and lead the first national gathering of CCATDP local groups in Fall 2018, including leading the agenda development, recruitment, and logistics.
Work with other EJUSA team members to integrate conservative allies into state level death penalty work.
Strengthen local CCATDP branches by providing ongoing coaching, training, and support to increase their recruitment, visibility, and integration with other local efforts to oppose the death penalty.
Work with state anti-death penalty coalitions to recruit and launch new CCATDP local branches.
Recruit new CCATDP supporters, both locally and nationally, and mobilize them to take action opposing executions, supporting policy change, speaking out, or growing the network.
Work with CCATDP communications team to identify opportunities to amplify conservative voices in state and national media.
Act as lead spokesperson for CCATDP.
Represent and promote CCATDP at key conservative conferences and events.
Manage CCATDP social media channels, blog, and email list.
Participate in EJUSA staff meetings and internal strategy discussions about how to engage conservatives in other aspects of EJUSA’s work.
Additional projects as appropriate.
At least 3-5 years of relevant experience in outreach, program management, advocacy, or related fields.
Excellent interpersonal relationship building, networking, and social skills; ability to connect authentically and build trust with diverse groups of people.
Strong communication skills, including experience giving media interviews, public speaking, and preparing/supporting others to do so.
Experience with facilitation, training/leading workshops, and familiarity with campaign strategy a strong plus.
Strong organizational ability, including ability to juggle multiple projects, meet deadlines, keep things moving, and maintain a high attention to detail; flexible and tenacious.
Familiarity with Microsoft and web-based apps such as GoogleDocs. Comfort working on a Mac or willingness to learn.
Passion and commitment to repealing the death penalty and to the mission and values of EJUSA, including a commitment to racial equity.
Ability to travel.
The salary range is low to mid 50's, depending on experience. Excellent benefits include employer-paid healthcare, retirement plan, long-term disability, paid vacation, sick days, holidays, personal days, and professional development allowance.
In the online portal, please upload a cover letter and resume in pdf form only. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Equal Justice USA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse pool of candidates.
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