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Deputy Director of Programs and Campaigns

Los Angeles, CA


POSITION SUMMARY

Deputy Director of Programs and Campaigns (DDP) serves as a thought partner to a successful, diverse, and creative team of program directors. With a big-picture, visionary zeal, the DDP manages the day-to-day work of the organizations programs ensuring all its ambitious goals and desired programmatic impact is achieved. The Deputy Director of Programs will work closely with the Executive Director and play a central role as part of CIPC’s Management and Leadership Team.

Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, the Deputy Director of Programs (DPP) is part of the senior leadership at CIPC. They are responsible for management of the Government Affairs, Policy, and Organizing programs. The DDP has familiarity with the California political landscape as well as proven success in analyzing the impact of federal policy on state and regional programs to protect working class immigrants and people of color in California. As such, the DDP guides the deep strategy work on issues that marginalize the immigrant community in California and works collaboratively with the staff to design the campaigns necessary to achieve incremental and ground breaking improvements to address root causes of disparity and injustice.

For this multisite and multi-program organization, the Deputy Director of Programs has an externally facing role managing relationships in the community. There also is a heavy emphasis on team management and development, and establishing standards of performance across all programs. Frequent travel on short notice to Sacramento, Bay Area and Los Angeles offices, as well as other locations, is necessary.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary Duties

  • Manage CIPC’s programmatic work to ensure we reach our ambitious goals. Supervise department heads of Policy, Government Affairs, and Organizing.
  • Provide strategic support to teams in developing goals and integrated work plans that result in measurable gains for immigrants and their families and communities. Regularly review these goals and plans with each team to adjust priorities and strategies.
  • Supervise CIPC’s programs and campaigns (directly and indirectly) and their successful execution and work with key staff in developing and identifying CIPC’s advocacy goals and annual policy agenda.
  • Ensure that the work is well coordinated and integrated across teams and with key partners, and ensure that cross-team projects have clearly defined roles, goals, and systems for managing the work effectively.
  • Engage in ongoing conversations with partners to develop coordinated strategies and plans that recognize partners’ respective strengths.
  • Oversee the recruitment and hiring of talented staff, including working with department directors to persuade highly sought-after people to join the team as the organization grows.
  • Inform, monitor and manage the various program departments’ annual operating plans and budgets, in collaboration with the Deputy Director of Finance and Administration and the Operations Department. Allocate departmental resources to highest priorities and ensure the departments stay on budget.
  • Partner with all department leads to ensure continuing high performance, and to make sure that strong performers are retained and that staff have opportunities to learn and grow in their roles.
  • Actively engage in Board relations and support CIPC’s fundraising goals by participating in presentations to funders and other activities, as needed.
  • Exemplify CIPC’s mission, culture and values.


Secondary Duties

•        Maintain and produce regular reports detailing progress towards program goals.

•        Work with Policy Director to monitor and analyze relevant activity in D.C. (in the executive branch and peer organizations) and follow implementation of new laws and regulations at the statewide level to make recommendations and adjustments to organizational strategy

•        Work closely with concerned CIPC Leadership Team to produce issue briefs and other publications.

•        Manage lobbying compliance: ensure that all CIPC activities are within the federal H limits, and state and/or regional tracking is done accurately and regularly.

•        Work closely with the Executive Director and Deputy Director of Finance and Administration to plan campaigns and work within the sister 501(c)(4) organization.


QUALIFICATIONS

DDP has a passion for social justice and immigrant rights, and enjoys leading high-performing teams in a fast-paced, impact-oriented, and dynamic environment. They excel in these areas:

·      Policy/legal and issue expertise: Experience in complex policy and legal matters and an intuitive understanding of how to attain CIPC’s goals and priorities and articulate them to a grassroots base.

·      Superb management skills: Demonstrated ability to lead teams to achieve ambitious results, ideally in areas with a focus on social justice and/or immigrant rights. Sound judgment and willingness to make tough and strategic decisions when confronted with difficult choices.

·      Extraordinary interpersonal skills: Able to quickly build trust, credibility, and goodwill with a wide range of diverse audiences, including staff, partners, funders, elected officials, Board members, and the media when needed.

·      Minimum of ten to twelve years of experience in designing and managing strategic advocacy programs and campaigns, legislative and strategy development and coalition building for immigrant rights, health policy, immigrant integration and/or economic justice and a demonstrated ability to lead.

·      Demonstrated ability to translate findings into policy and/or programming is essential.

·      Meaningful work experience advocating with state governments, or other multilateral government agencies. Experience with California State Legislature is a plus.

·      Project management and budget management skills a plus.

·      Outstanding written and oral communication skills.

·      Ability to translate complex legislative and policy issues for a grassroots constituency.

·      Experience working with immigrant rights organizations and impacted immigrant communities.

·      Proficiency in Spanish or an API language a plus.

·      Law degree or a graduate degree required.

Deputy Director of Programs and Campaigns

Los Angeles, CA


POSITION SUMMARY

Deputy Director of Programs and Campaigns (DDP) serves as a thought partner to a successful, diverse, and creative team of program directors. With a big-picture…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Salary

$100,000 - $105,000

Benefits

Salary Range: $100,000 - $105,000 annually

CIPC provides a comprehensive benefits package to its employees, including paid medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement contributions and parking access. We provide generous paid time off to staff including closing each year for a mid year recess in early July and long winter recess at the end of the calendar year.

Salary Range: $100,000 - $105,000 annually

CIPC provides a comprehensive benefits package to its employees, including paid medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement…

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficiency in non-English languages spoken by Latinx, Asian, Pacific Islander, African, Caribbean, and Arab communities is a plus.

Proficiency in non-English languages spoken by Latinx, Asian, Pacific Islander, African, Caribbean, and Arab communities is a plus.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Los Angeles, CA
Associated Location
Los Angeles, CA, USA

How to Apply

Position is open immediately until filled. Please send a cover letter, resume, a writing sample and three references via e-mail to hr@caimmigrant.org with the subject, “Deputy Director of Programs and Campaigns.” Only applications that send the above 4 items will be considered.

Position is open immediately until filled. Please send a cover letter, resume, a writing sample and three references via e-mail to hr@caimmigrant.org with the subject, “Deputy…

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