The Center for Court Innovation is a non-profit organization that works to create a more effective and humane justice system by performing original research and helping launch reforms by guiding justice innovators, nationally and internationally. The Center creates operating projects that have been documented to reduce the use of jail and prison, assist victims of crime, and strengthen communities.
The Center is seeking a Manager, Communications Engagement for the Communications team, which is responsible for the Center’s external communications. The department oversees the Center’s website, social media, email marketing, video production, publicity, and events.
Reporting to the Deputy Director, Communications and working closely with a growing and collaborative communications team, the Engagement Manager will be a nimble, strategic, creative thinker with their finger on the pulse of the justice reform space. The ideal candidate will be a strong and effective written and verbal communicator with the ability to both edit research findings and craft an engaging tweet. This role will help the department grow its audience and increase reach and engagement with key target audiences including policymakers, funders, donors, and practitioners.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Position Type: Full-time; New York area candidates preferred, but remote candidates considered.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of equivalent work experience, possessing a strong background in communications and marketing. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Familiarity and experience with all major social media platforms and MailChimp (or similar email service provider) is required. Event planning skills a plus. Candidate will be detail-oriented, organized, and work successfully both independently and within a collaborative team. They will be culturally responsive and interested in helping reform the criminal justice system.
Compensation: Salary range starts at $70,000 and is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package including comprehensive health, dental and life insurance, four weeks paid vacation, paid sick time, TransitChek, Flexible Spending Account plans for health and dependent care, a 403(b) retirement plan and a 401(k) retirement plan with a generous employer match.
The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer. The Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities as well as individuals with prior contact with the criminal justice system.
As of September 9, 2021, all new hires are required to be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for medical, disability or religious reasons by the Center’s Human Resources Department.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete an employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.
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The Center for Court Innovation is a non-profit organization that works to create a more effective and humane justice system by performing original research and helping launch reforms by guiding justice innovators, nationally and…