Nonprofit

Deputy Director

Hybrid
Work must be performed in District of Columbia, US
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Published 14 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Education
Master's Degree Required
Experience Level
Director
Salary
Up to USD $125,000 / year

Description

For more than 30 years, the Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) has been the leading source of information for media, policymakers, and the public on issues concerning capital punishment. DPIC now seeks to hire a Deputy Director to work with the Executive Director in setting and implementing organizational priorities, policies, and procedures. They will supervise and direct the work of staff, coordinate pro bono support, lead special projects, and plan major events and reports. The Deputy Director will also provide organizational leadership on racial equity initiatives and strategic planning, and manage writing, research, data collection, and data validation projects. A detailed description of the duties, qualifications, and salary range can be found on our website (deathpenaltyinfo.org).

The position is located in Washington, DC, with a hybrid schedule. Please note that applicants must reside in Washington, DC, Virginia, or Maryland or be willing to relocate.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to email a letter of interest, a resume, and an unedited writing sample to DeputyDirector@deathpenaltyinfo.org. Applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The preferred start date is March 15, 2024.

DPIC strongly encourages applications from historically disadvantaged groups, including Black people, Indigenous people, people of color, LGBTQ+ people, and formerly incarcerated people.

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership in organizational planning and special interests
  • Writes and/or supervises the writing of major reports, articles, and website content
  • Works with the Executive Director and Board of Directors on long-term strategic planning
  • Supervises staff
  • Collaborates with other members of senior management to create and implement internal policies and procedures
  • Collaborates with other senior management to ensure DPIC's values around racial equity, diversity, and inclusion are integrated into institutional policies and planning
  • Coordinates with other members of senior management to create budgets, monitor grant progress, and complete grant reporting
  • Works with the management team to hire and onboard staff members
  • Works with the Managing Director to run DPIC's intern program
  • Provides project management for major reports and special projects
  • Engages with external partners and advocates
  • Stands in for the Executive Director as needed internally and in outward-facing engagement with media
  • Contributes articles and other written work to external outlets
  • Collaborates with the Digital Director on website functioning and planned features

Qualifications

Education

  • Law degree or graduate degree related to research, public policy, or social science

Skills

  • In-depth understanding of the criminal legal system and/or death penalty system
  • Demonstrated ability to engage in long-term strategic planning
  • Flexibility and ability to work quickly under time constraints

Experience

  • At least 7 years of progressively responsible experience in law firms, non-profit, or public policy organizations
  • Strong writing and editing experience
  • Experience evaluating social science research (preferred)

For more than 30 years, the Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) has been the leading source of information for media, policymakers, and the public on issues concerning capital punishment. DPIC now seeks to hire a Deputy Director to work…

Benefits

  • 401(k) matching
  • Health/dental/vision insurance
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health/dental/vision insurance
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in District of Columbia, US
1701 K Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20006, United States
Suite 750

How to Apply

Qualified appli­cants are encour­aged to email a let­ter of inter­est, a resume, and an unedit­ed writ­ing sam­ple to DeputyDirector@​deathpenaltyinfo.​org. Applicants will be inter­viewed on a rolling basis until the posi­tion is filled. The pre­ferred start is ASAP.

Qualified appli­cants are encour­aged to email a let­ter of inter­est, a resume, and an unedit­ed writ­ing sam­ple to DeputyDirector@​deathpenaltyinfo.​org. Applicants will be inter…

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