The National Women's Law Center battles for sex equity — in the courts, to promote harmony and justice in a community. They utilize the law in the entirety of its structures to change the culture and drive answers for the sex imbalance that shapes the general public and to separate the hindrances that hurt everyone , particularly the individuals who face various types of segregation, including working ladies, LGBTQ individuals, and low-income ladies and families. For over 45 years, they have been on the main edge of major lawful strategy triumph for ladies. The Center started in 1972 when secretaries at a public law office set four expectations: better compensation for ladies, more ladies staff lawyers, work on ladies' privileges, and no serving coffee. And they triumphed. Their human rights activists have vast experience in tackling complex issues, who are paid a nice salary package by the company.
The National Womens Law Centers cross-cutting Strategy & Policy team is accepting applications for a one-year Manager position to begin immediately. The Manager will support the Law Centers growing efforts to fight for gender justice across issue areas with state advocates and policymakers using legislative and administrative advocacy, public education and outreach, and cutting-edge media strategies. This is a one-year term-limited, exempt position with possibility of extension.
About the Organization
The National Womens Law Center fights for gender justice in the courts, in public policy, and in our society working across the issues that are central to the lives of women and girls.
We use the law in all its forms to change culture and drive solutions to the gender inequity that shapes our society and to break down the barriers that harm all of us especially those who face multiple forms of discrimination, including women of color, LGBTQ people, and low-income women and families.
For more than 45 years, we have been on the leading edge of every major legal and policy victory for women, and we need you with us to continue this fight.
Responsibilities Work with the VP for Strategy & Policy and Director of State Policy, Workplace Justice and Cross-Cutting Initiatives to help build and manage a coalition of national and state advocates to advance reforms addressing sexual harassment;
Coordinate, plan, and convene regular communications with sexual harassment table in coordination with the Director for Workplace Equality and Director of State Policy, Workplace Justice and Cross Cutting Initiatives;
Work with VP and Senior Manager on the Strategy & Policy team to support engagement strategies in key states for the Law Centers 2020 Pathway to Gender Justice project.
Build and maintain relationships;
In coordination with the Senior Manager of Strategy & Policy and the Communications team, support programming for activities in the states including helping develop state convening agendas and supporting the development of state policy agenda to support state partners 2020 efforts.
The candidate must have: A Bachelors Degree, and/or comparable experience, and at least two years of relevant experience with building and managing coalitions, working with state or national advocacy organizations and/or elected officials, supporting advocacy campaigns, or direct legislative experience either at the state or federal level;
Strong analytical, research, oral and written communication skills;
Detail oriented, strong organizational skills, proven ability to problem solve, and nimbleness in adapting to changing circumstances;
Ability and desire to work in a collaborative, team-based environment;
Experience with project management and database management systems;
Ability and willingness to travel 20% of the time; and
Commitment to gender equity and racial justice, including centering diversity and equity in executing key responsibilities.
The ideal candidate will have: Experience working on the issues that affect the lives of women and girls across race, class, ability and other identities;
Experience working with and/or centering communities of color in advocacy and/or electoral work;
Experience working independently to develop and complete original projects and content;
Sound and strategic judgment; and
A collaborative and collegial approach.
The Manager will report to the Director of State Policy and Senior Manager of Strategy & Policy.
Compensation and Benefits
A minimum salary of $69,685 will be provided to the successful candidate having at least 2 years of experience directly relevant to this role, consistent with the National Womens Law Centers compensation framework.