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Deputy Director - Nevada

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Published 12 days ago

Location: Nevada, Northern Nevada preferred

The Deputy Director will be responsible for advancing campaigns and growing support for FFJC’s reform efforts in Nevada. Under the direction of the Nevada State Director, the Deputy Director will develop relationships with other organizations, particularly community-based organizations; impacted individuals; state and local legislators and policy makers; justice-system stakeholders, including prosecutors, public defenders, court clerks, law enforcement and judges; the faith community; and the business community. The Deputy Director will contribute to strategy development and leadership commensurate with their experience level.

Responsibilities

  • Organize, mobilize, and support local community leaders in advocating for fines and fees reform
  • Strengthen and grow coalitions and foster alliances with organizations and community groups to advance policy campaigns
  • Organize lobbying activities, including trainings for supporters
  • Conduct action research, including public record requests, and write materials and reports.
  • Identify, interview and maintain relationships with impacted individuals
  • Organize events to educate on fines and fees reform issues
  • Help develop policy reform strategy
  • Monitor and help prepare for legislative committee hearings

Qualifications

  • College degree or relevant work experience
  • Three years of experience in community organizing or policy advocacy
  • Excellent research, writing, and public speaking skills
  • Ability to work with diverse communities
  • Excellent group facilitation, coalition-building, and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about criminal justice reform
  • Sense of humor 
  • Commitment to develop as a leader in response to feedback and mentoring 
  • Spanish language ability is a plus
  • Knowledge of Nevada state legislative process is a plus 
  • Criminal justice reform issue advocacy experience is a plus
  • Those who have been personally impacted by the criminal legal system are encouraged to apply

Location: Nevada, Northern Nevada preferred

The Deputy Director will be responsible for advancing campaigns and growing support for FFJC’s reform efforts in Nevada. Under the direction of the Nevada State Director, the Deputy Director…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Salary

$65,000 - $75,000

Benefits

Generous vacation and leave policy, and health, dental, and vision insurance, and transportation benefits.

Generous vacation and leave policy, and health, dental, and vision insurance, and transportation benefits.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Reno, NV, USA

How to Apply

Email resume and cover letter as attachment(s)

Email resume and cover letter as attachment(s)

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