Status: 10-15 hours per week- nonexempt hourly, temporary position
Compensation: $23 - $28 per hour based on experience, 12-month contract time period
Application Deadline: 9/1/2020
Housed at Transgender Law Center through a 2019 Soros Justice Fellowship, The Disability Project (DP) magnifies the leadership, collective power, and visibility of Trans and LGBTQ Disabled/Deaf/Ill and Mad constituents.
Led by a multi-racial, cross-class, cross-disability advisory board of transgender and gender nonconforming people, The Disability Project embeds disability, Deafness, and anti-ableism politics and expertise into LGBTQ movement work. The Project breaks isolation, grows connection, and builds leadership within Trans disability/Deaf/chronically ill and Mad communities.
Transgender Law Center (TLC) is the largest national trans-led organization advocating for a world in which all people are free to define themselves and their futures. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, TLC employs a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation.
- Help develop the DP’s short and long-term communications plan in collaboration with DP staff and the project’s community advisory board (CAB) members.
- Work with staff and CAB members to establish and coordinate DP specific media presence and platforms. The DP’s media will center BIPOC and poor, Trans and queer disabled, Deaf, Mad and ill perspectives politics and resistance.
- Create and sustain the DP’s social media channels
- Work with DP staff, CAB members and involved disability justice community members to create and sustain rapid response content that centers anti -ableism and disability justice.
- Work with DP staff to design media-based mechanisms that engage the participation of Trans and queer disabled, Deaf, Mad and ill community broadly.
- Work with TLC’s Media and Coms team to support the integration of Disability justice and anti -ableism politics is included in TLC’s digital strategies and external work
- Familiarity and experience working within cross -disability communities Disability Rights and Disability Justice spaces.
- Experience in creating accessible social media
- Ability to develop content and creative assets that demonstrate, elevates and emboldens greater commitment to disability justice and anti-ableism that embedded in LGBTQ trans liberation as well as racial, economic, gender, migrant and economic justice
- An understanding of and familiarity with the community’s TLC and the Disability Project represents and seek to amplify within Trans-led and aligned movement work.
- Ability to design and create compelling Disability Project specific content while remaining consistent within TLC’s brand.
- Proficiency with a range of social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Word
- Experience with WordPress or similar content management system
- Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite or other graphic design software.
- Ability and excitement to learn
- Strong communication skills
- Ability to generate written and visual material content for the DP’s web presence
- Established ability to communicate and work well with others, be committed to personal, political and professional growth and have experience in taking responsibility for individual areas of privileges within diverse and multi-racial settings.
- Ability to sort multiple priorities and respond to the needs of a fast-paced area of work
- Ability to work independently for a collaborative end
- Experience working in BIPOC majority teams and collaboratively with people from a variety of racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, educational, religious, sexual, gender, and generational backgrounds.
- Experience with CRM software software
The deadline for applying is 9/1/2020. We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible and will review applications as they come in. Please apply with your resume and a sample graphic (e.g. flyer), either by using the application button above, or by emailing these to email@example.com. If you apply online, please upload your sample graphic in place of the cover letter. No phone calls please.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Transgender Law Center is proud to be an affirmative action employer. Black migrants, first generation Black people, folks of color, migrants, women, femmes, persons with disabilities, formerly detained or incarcerated people, and persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, nonbinary or intersex are particularly urged to apply.