Job Opportunities

Policy Director

Job Description

The Policy Director is a senior-level leader within the organization, and works closely with Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta’s Executive Director to manage, expand, and provide the vision for policy analysis and advocacy work. The Policy Director will be responsible for the overall development of policy-related analysis and advocacy (currently in the areas of voting rights, voter engagement, economic justice, demographic analysis, census and redistricting). This will require working closely with experienced staff attorneys, civic engagement and communications staff. The Policy Director will also help implement Advancing Justice’s strategic vision around civic engagement across the organization. This position is full-time and exempt. It requires regular availability to work on evenings and weekends. Availability to travel is required.

Responsibilities and duties

• In collaboration with other staff, determine Advancing Justice – Atlanta’s policy vision and priorities, including agency-wide integration of civic engagement goals and activities;
• Develop and implement strategic work plans to achieve policy vision and priorities;
• Develop and maintain relationships with external stakeholders and partners ranging from grassroots organizations, advocacy groups, and coalitions to key funders and donors;
• Work with Advancing Justice - Atlanta affiliates on state and national policy issues;
• Work with to develop new funding sources that will sustain and expand Advancing Justice – Atlanta’s policy work;
• Work with Advancing Justice – Atlanta’s communications team on strong communications and messaging for policy work;
• Supervise policy staff including project directors for voting rights, voter engagement, health care access, and demographic research, as well as staff engaged in capacity-building of community groups;
• Provide guidance to staff working in direct services, litigation, and leadership development on key civil rights policy issues as they arise; and Work closely with Deputy Director & Communications and other senior-level leaders to link Advancing Justice – Atlanta’s policy work to its direct legal services, litigation and leadership development work.

Qualifications

• Passionate commitment to social justice and to Advancing Justice – Atlanta’s goals, missions, and values;
• Demonstrated experience supervising staff and managing programs;
• Minimum two years of policy analysis and advocacy (including advocacy with administrative and legislative bodies, bill analysis, statutes, and regulations), background in addressing social justice issues;
• Collegial, collaborative management style;
• Demonstrated experience developing and implementing multi-faceted campaigns that include advocacy, communications, public education, and community organizing;
• Demonstrated experience in identifying and building coalitions to achieve policy goals;
• Ability to understand the political landscape and electoral trends and their impact on opportunities to secure policy change;
• Demonstrated experience working with AAPI and immigrant communities, especially community-based organizations and leaders;
• Effective interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to write and speak persuasively to diverse audiences, including the general public, media, legislators, advocates, funders, and opinion leaders;
• Fluency in an AAPI or South Asian language helpful but not required.

Salary and Benefits

Salary will be negotiated, depending on experience. Benefits include full medical, dental, vision, and retirement plan. Parking provided

To Apply

We will be screening applications and interviewing on a rolling basis. Send a resume, cover letter, 3 references, and a writing sample to ylee@advancingjustice-atlanta.org Include job title in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Atlanta is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, age, height, weight, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, HIV status, marital or domestic partner status, or religious affiliation.

Digital Communications Coordinator

The position is primarily responsible for creating, building, and implementing an integrated digital communications strategy.

Digital Communications Coordinator's primarily responsible for implementing an integrated digital communications strategy that strengthens the organization’s brand, and raise the visibility of the organization’s work as well as of AANHPIs.

Job Description

In this role, the digital communications coordinator will work with Marketing and IT Manager to increase Advancing Justice-Atlanta’s digital reach and digital activities to increase visibility on all aspects of Advancing Justice-Atlanta’s work and create digital campaigns to activate supports to take action on issues and areas of work that impacts AANHPIs and other impacted communities. Also, the digital communications coordinator will find innovative ways to increase the social media presence of the organization, including educating our staff and our partners of social media’s value in conducting advocacy work.

Responsibilities and duties

• Assist the Marketing Manager with the development of content for all digital platforms, including the Advancing Justice-Atlanta website, Newsletters, social media, and other online campaigns;
• Create regular, quality content across social media platforms, including social media posts and graphics;
• Assist in drafting content for emails and e-newsletters;
• Maintain multiple social media platforms and websites;
• Lead the capturing of photos and videos to share on online platforms;
• Support the development of multimedia projects such as PSAs, videos, and infographics;
• Ensure brand consistency for products across the organization;
• Develop innovative digital approaches to boost visibility for online campaigns, assist in creating smart social media engagements, manage our channels and shape our web presence;
• Support press strategies and media pitching through the creative use of digital platforms;
• Work with Marketing Manager in creating and implementing digital campaign strategies to promote all areas of work for Advancing Justice-Atlanta.
• Assist the Marketing Manager in organizational maintenance and outreach;
• Keep current with the latest trends and technology and make recommendations to keep the organization's website and digital presence competitive. Participate in other activities as requested;

Qualifications

• Excellent writer and communication skills
• Experience in social media marketing, metrics, and analytics
• Graphic design capabilities preferred
• Critical thinking, complex problem-solving skills, attention to detail, ability to work well with others
• Ability to work well under pressure and with flexibility on some evenings and weekends
• Ability to set/change priorities according to deadline requirements
• Fluency in an Asian language preferred
• You have a passion for social justice, and you’d be excited to take the social media trends of the day and translate them into relevant content and executable tactics that advance our narratives, showcase our issues and make a difference in our campaigns.

Salary and Benefits

The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience and is based on principles of internal equity. A full benefits package is included. This is a full-time, salaried, non-exempt position.

To Apply

We will be screening applications and interviewing on a rolling basis. Send a resume, cover letter, 3 references, and a writing sample to jwoo@advancingjustice-atlanta.org. Include job title in the subject line. No phone calls or inquiry emails, please. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Atlanta is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, age, height, weight, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, HIV status, marital or domestic partner status, or religious affiliation.

Administrative Assistant

Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta is seeking an Administrative Assistant and experienced bookkeeper to assist the Executive Director and Operations Director with bookkeeping, administrative duties, and clerical tasks in the office.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Administrative Assistant will assist in streamlining administrative procedures and inventory control. They will also provide support to managers on a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. The ideal candidate will be experienced in bookkeeping to assist in managing our day-to-day accounting and finance requirements. Administrative Assistant will rely on experience, judgment and on the job training to plan and accomplish goals. This position is full-time and exempt.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

• Maintain electronic expense management systems in TriNet and Quickbooks
• Maintain accounts payable and receivable on various service platforms
• Assemble information for external auditors for the annual audit
• Assist with Human Resource management processes including but not limited to: payroll, timesheets, benefits, insurance, policies, and procedures
• Maintain Executive Director’s expense tracking, travel arrangements, and scheduling
• Assist in the onboarding of all employees, contractors, and interns
• Assist in the planning of all company fundraising projects throughout the year
• Responsible for cleanliness, tidiness, and organization of office
• Assist with internal/external facilities maintenance requests and repairs
• Maintain office supplies by checking inventory and order items

QUALIFICATIONS

• Extremely detailed orientated
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• 2 years minimum experience in accounts payable and receivable
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, and QuickBooks
• Knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures and systems such as filing and record-keeping
• Strong organizational and planning skills
• Experience with data entry and bookkeeping
• Proactive, self-motivated, strong work ethic, and integrity
• Ability to multi-task and problem solve
• Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
• Fluency in an AAPI or South Asian language helpful but not required

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Salary will be negotiated, depending on experience. Benefits include full medical, dental, vision, and retirement plan.

TO APPLY

Send a resume and cover letter to Janae Bruce at jbruce@advancingjustice-atlanta.org. No phone calls, please. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Atlanta is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, age, height, weight, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, HIV status, marital or domestic partner status, or religious affiliation.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Atlanta is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, age, height, weight, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, HIV status, marital or domestic partner status, or religious affiliation.