TITLE: Director, Community Engagement and Organizing
LOCATION: Washington, District of Columbia/Community Support Center (CSC)
REPORTING TO: Vice President, Government Relations, Advocacy and Community Engagement (GRACE)
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL), founded in 1913, is the nation’s premier civil rights/human relations agency, fighting anti-Semitism all forms of bigotry and hate, defending democratic ideals, and protecting civil rights for all. ADL achieves its mission through disseminating information to raise awareness, education youth, training law enforcement, speaking out in defense of civil liberties, and advocating for policies and positions that promote social justice.
Working collaboratively with GRACE professionals, professionals in the ADL’s 25 Regional Offices and Communications colleagues, the Director of Community Engagement (“Director”) is responsible for coalition building, community engagement, strategic planning and the development, coordination and management of digital organizing and campaign programs and helping to design and grow both the institutional capacity and the public profile of the organization. The successful candidate will advance CSC initiatives and help support Regional Office staff in identifying their own local coalition and community engagement initiatives to maximize the impact of ADL’s work through solidarity, visibility, and collaboration, help provide inspiration for ADL supporters and Regional Office volunteer network to support ADL organizing – and help amplify work that is already being done.
In addition, the Director will work with the Communications team to implement online and offline campaigns that engage ADL with other ethnic affinity communities and allied social justice organizations, including identifying, building, and expanding partnerships at the national level and increasing both action capacity and online engagement with ADL’s supporter and donors.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Secondary Duties & Responsibilities:
There are no direct reports to this position at this time.
Additional hours in the evenings and on weekends are frequently required. The successful candidate must also have the ability to travel, as necessary.