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The Beat DC is looking for a self-starting Editorial Assistant, based out of our Washington, DC office, to support our daily publication as well as contribute to a wide range of operational activities, including content generation and editing, brand-raising, scheduling and coordination, database maintenance, management of the technology platform, event planning, and administrative support for the Managing Editor. This is an opportunity for an emerging journalism professional looking for real-world experience in what it takes to produce a high-quality, well-sourced daily tip sheet, and to get it in front of the right sets of eyes. Our successful candidate will have a high degree of initiative, personal resilience, attention to detail, and intellectual engagement in the subject-matter at hand.
Dedicated to advancing social justice, the Nathan Cummings Foundation focuses on finding solutions to the two most challenging problems of our time – the climate crisis and growing inequality. The Foundation is poised to significantly increase its impact, and is seeking a Vice President of Finance to join its exceptional, diverse, and collaborative team. The VP will balance setting a strategic vision for the finance team, while also leading the expansion and implementation of its impact investing strategy.
Senator Elizabeth Warren, a champion for working families, is looking for a Deputy Research Director to join her 2018 re-election campaign. The Deputy Research Director will work with the Research Director to take on in-depth research projects focusing on primary source and public records material for Senator Warren’s Senate re-elect.
Everytown is seeking a Regional Director of State Affairs to lead the development and execution of complex, targeted legislative strategy for states in a designated U.S. region. The primary goal of this role is to work in collaboration with state legislators, advocacy organizations, lobbyists, and other influencers to seize opportunities to pass and protect lifesaving gun violence prevention laws at the state level.
The Associate Regional Director oversees legislative campaigns in 4-5 states, developing and implementing strategic, tactical, and communications plans, building grassroots and grasstops coalitions, overseeing in-state consultants, and collaborating with lawmakers, law enforcement, and partner organizations. Ideal candidates for this position have (at least) three years working in or directing issue advocacy and policy campaigns in state legislatures. They are probably currently working at a state-based non-profit or representing a national organization in a specific state (IE The Sierra Club in Montana).
Everytown for Gun Safety is seeking a Chief of Public Affairs Officer to work in its New York office. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned, innovative communications strategist with a nuanced understanding of political landscapes, strong relationships with a wide variety of influencers, and management and problem-solving skills. The Chief Public Affairs Officer (CPAO) will be a key member of the senior leadership team and will design both long-term strategy and rapid response tactics against a variety of opponents in a complex political climate. In addition, CPAO will provide leadership for campaigns in all 50 states, as well as federal campaigns, while helping to drive a national narrative to help educate Americans about the importance of gun safety. The CPAO will also report to the President and will manage the 10+ staff of Everytown’s Communications Department, so it is imperative that the CPAO has outstanding leadership skills and experience. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years designing and implementing creative communications strategies, and additionally, they will have political experience, including electoral, issue campaign experience, government, advocacy organization, or other related work.
The ART Policy Counsel will report directly to Director, US Human Rights and is responsible for managing the Center's proactive ART (Assisted Reproductive Technologies) strategies and will be part of a small and entrepreneurial team. The ART Policy Counsel will lead legal and policy development related to embryo personhood, access to ART, access to IVF, and surrogacy. This small team will work closely with the members of the US Human Rights Team, Judicial Strategy, USPA, USLP and Pro-Bono programs.
The Staff Attorney, Lawyers Network will report directly to the Special Counsel, Lawyers Network. The Staff Attorney will work closely with other members of the Lawyers Network team, as well as with other Center staff, including Center litigators, Pro Bono team and the Center’s Communications Department.
The Senior Staff Attorney, U.S. Litigation will report directly to the Litigation Director and will work closely with other attorneys in the U.S. Legal Program. The Senior Staff Attorney will be part of the Center’s litigation team and participate in impact litigation on reproductive rights and justice issues in federal and state courts around the country. The Center’s high-profile and fast-paced litigation often involves novel legal claims, and our groundbreaking cases have changed the law and improved the lives of women throughout the U.S.
The Center seeks a Senior Counsel, U.S. Litigation in the United States Legal Program. The Senior Counsel will report directly to the Litigation Director and will assist in managing the Center’s U.S. litigation. The Senior Counsel will also directly participate in impact litigation on reproductive rights and justice issues in federal and state courts around the country. The Center’s high-profile and fast-paced litigation often involves novel legal claims, and our groundbreaking cases have changed the law and improved the lives of women throughout the U.S.