Job Details

Advocacy Director / Senior Advocacy Associate

Company name

Urban Justice Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Feb 10, 2021

Valid Through

May 26, 2021

Posted on

Jul 20, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Entertainment and New Media >> Entertainment and New Media
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Advocacy Director / Senior Advocacy Associate
The candidate will be expected to help build firm’s communications staff from a single FTE into an Advocacy Department in the next 24 months. Responsibilities: Maintain relationships with journalists, editors, communications staffers, and influencers; Quickly produce persuasive press releases, media advisories, and social media toolkits; Develop medium and long-range communications and media strategies across all platforms; Produce rapid reaction social media content and distribute same; Regularly review media performance, with data-driven recommendations for improvement; Work as part of local, state, and national advocacy coalitions; Coordinate production staff and outreach for firm’s forthcoming podcast; Supervise other advocacy staff. Must have a personal commitment to dismantling systems of mass surveillance and white supremacy; Should have exemplary written and oral communication skills; Must have 4 years of social media, online campaign, communications experience, with track-record of successfully generating high audience engagement; Should have knowledge of New York City and State politics and community-based organizations; College degree required, law degree or graduate public policy degree preferred; and Proficiency in multiple languages preferred; and able to nurture a sense of community and mutual support within an organization.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Urban Justice Center
123 William Street
16th Floor
New York City, NY 10038