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:
ADL (Anti-Defamation League) is the leading anti-hate organization in the world. Founded in 1913 in response to an escalating climate of antisemitism and bigotry, its essential mission hasn’t changed in more than 100 years: to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all. Today, ADL continues to fight all forms of hate with the same vigor and passion. ADL is the first call when acts of antisemitism occur. A global leader in exposing extremism, delivering anti-bias education, and fighting hate online, ADL’s ultimate goal is a world in which no group or individual suffers from bias, discrimination or hate.
ADL’s CEO and National Director, 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, leveraging innovation, building partnerships, 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.
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Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.
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 legislation.