POSITION TITLE: Director of Government Relations, Countering Online Hate
REPORTS TO: VP, GRACE (Government Relations, Advocacy and Community Engagement)
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None
LOCATION: Washington D.C. (CSC)
Grade/Class: Grade H, Exempt, PSA-eligible
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is the leading anti-hate organization in the world. Founded in 1913 in response to an escalating climate of antisemitism and bigotry, its timeless mission is to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and secure justice and fair treatment to all. Today, ADL continues to fight antisemitism and all forms of hate using innovation and partnerships to drive impact. ADL’s ultimate goal is a world in which no individual or community suffers from bias, discrimination or hate.
ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt—an accomplished leader and entrepreneur in the corporate, public, and nonprofit sectors—was recruited to the organization in July 2015. He has injected new energy and brought a bold vision to the agency. Under Jonathan’s leadership, ADL is transforming itself, upgrading its capabilities and pioneering new horizons.
ADL’s work to fight hate of all forms means fighting hate in all places. ADL’s Director of Government Relations, Countering Online Hate (Director) will play a lead role developing and executing on ADL’s federal policy agenda, focusing on combating hate, harassment and extremism online. Working closely with the SVP Policy, VP GRACE, the Center for Technology & Society (CTS) team and other colleagues across the organization, the Director will lead federal advocacy regarding technology policy-related initiatives in the PROTECT and REPAIR plans, ADL’s comprehensive frameworks for policymakers and platforms to take meaningful action to decrease extremism and online hate.
ADL values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. ADL is an equal opportunity employer. Recruitment, hiring, promotions and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment shall be maintained in a manner which does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or military status, or in violation of any applicable Federal, state or local laws.
ADL will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation to support the interview process, please contact Talent & Knowledge at email@example.com.
ADL will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable State, Local, and Federal laws.