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Criminal Justice Reform Strategist

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Published 6 days ago

$65,000 - $75,000Commensurate based on experience.

About The Position

 CJR Strategist

Working Families is searching for a Strategist who shares our progressive values and can develop comprehensive strategic plans that advance our organizational goals by helping to elect progressive reformers who will help to end mass incarceration in this country. 

 Location

This job will require some travel. In the immediate we plan to run campaigns in Michigan, Florida and Colorado, and as such people with previous experience or roots in those states are strongly encouraged to apply, however that is not a requirement.

 Employment Term

This position is full-time salaried through December 2021. The position may be renewed depending on available funding and demonstrable campaign impact.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead campaign execution on WFP CJR Initiatives, based on the strategy developed in conjunction with Director
  • Independently produce comprehensive campaign plans using input from political, media and analytics teams
  • Research and develop materials on Criminal Justice Reform issues
  • Develop and maintain relationships with community & labor organizations advancing Criminal Justice Reform
  • Support WFP endorsed campaigns
  • Other Duties as assigned

Requirements

  • A sincere passion and commitment to racial justice and building power for working people, with an understanding of how political strategy can be used to these ends.
  • Preferred: three to five years’ experience in political, labor, or community-based organizing.
  • Strong project and time management skills
  • Experience developing, managing, and executing conventional and rapid response campaigns, either for political or non-profit issue-based campaigns
  • Keen understanding and demonstrated knowledge of creative best practices across campaigns
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills;
  • A willingness to learn, the ability to work hard with irregular hours, and the ability to work independently with guidance as well as within a team

About Our Organization

The Working Families Party

The Working Families Party is a progressive independent political organization that fights for social, economic, and racial justice—and wins. We combine issue advocacy campaigns with year-round electoral engagement to win ground-breaking policies and elect strong progressive champions.

Working Families is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to economic and social justice. Women, people of color, LGBTQ people, people with disabilities, and members of other historically disenfranchised populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Any applicant who requires an accommodation in order to apply for or perform the essential functions of the job should contact us to request such an accommodation.

About The Position

 CJR Strategist

Working Families is searching for a Strategist who shares our progressive values and can develop comprehensive strategic plans that advance our organizational goals by helping to elect progressive…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Professional

Benefits

Salary range for this position is $65,000 to $75,000 depending on experience. A competitive benefits package includes health, dental, vision, and life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, paid holidays, and unlimited paid time off. Opportunities for advancement, travel, and additional training are available.

Salary range for this position is $65,000 to $75,000 depending on experience. A competitive benefits package includes health, dental, vision, and life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan…

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in Spanish is not required, but a huge plus!

Fluency in Spanish is not required, but a huge plus!

How to Apply

Please include a resume and cover letter when applying.

Please include a resume and cover letter when applying.

Location

Washington, DC

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