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OUTREACH COORDINATOR, WORKERS' RIGHTS PROJECT

The North Carolina Justice Center is the state’s leading research and advocacy organization dedicated to transforming North Carolina’s prosperity into opportunity for all.  Our staff includes researchers, community educators, litigators, lobbyists and communication specialists who work across a broad range of issues that impact the lives of poor and working families.

The Workers’ Rights Project, a special project of the Justice Center, is seeking an Outreach Coordinator to advance policies that improve the lives and protect the rights of low-income workers in North Carolina.  The Outreach Coordinator has primary responsibility for building support for the project’s policy agenda among allied organizations, the public, and the media.  This position provides strategic campaign and communications direction for the Workers’ Rights Project’s policy initiatives, including coordinating the work of various coalitions, and assisting the project staff in educating and engaging the public around issues impacting low-income workers. In addition, the Outreach Coordinator will work closely with other project staff members to ensure that project research, writing and other communications are accessible to broad audiences around the state and will develop companion materials such as factsheets, talking points, and online materials including blog posts as needed.  The Outreach Coordinator will report directly to the Director of the Workers’ Rights Project.  Spanish proficiency is required for the position.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional training; a minimum of five years of professional experience working in advocacy and community engagement, particularly with a focus on issues affecting low- and moderate-income individuals;  familiarity with  litigation and legislative processes;  experience leading issue campaigns, including coalition-building, communications and messaging including social media;  superior written, oral and presentation skills including the ability to effectively produce, present and communicate complex policy and legal issues to a wide variety of audiences; and a demonstrated commitment to social justice.

The Justice Center offers committed, inspired co-workers, a competitive salary and superior benefits to enhance staff quality of life including, but not limited to: six weeks paid time off, paid maternity/paternity leave, twelve holidays, free parking in downtown Raleigh, retirement plan contribution and match, FSA, 100% paid high quality medical, disability, and life insurance coverage.

To apply send a cover letter, resume, and professional references as a single PDF file that has your name in its title, and “Workers’ Rights Outreach Coordinator” in the subject line to hr@ncjustice.org.

The Justice Center is an equal opportunity employer. People of color and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for available positions. The Justice Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic background, citizenship status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability.
This position is open immediately and will fill quickly.

 

PUBLIC POLICY ANALYST, HEALTH ACCESS COALITION

The North Carolina Justice Center is the state’s leading research and advocacy organization dedicated to transforming North Carolina’s prosperity into opportunity for all.  Our staff includes researchers, community educators, litigators, lobbyists and communication specialists who work across a broad range of issues that impact the lives of poor and working families.

The Health Access Coalition, a special project of the Justice Center, is seeking a Public Policy Analyst to join its team of experts working to expand access to quality, affordable health care for everyone in North Carolina, especially low income individuals and communities. This position will focus on analysis of state health care policy issues.  Responsibilities include conducting research, writing policy reports, blog posts and op-eds, making public presentations, media appearances, engaging with key partners and community members and supporting policy campaigns on health issues and representing the Health Access Coalition in collaborative efforts.
   
The successful candidate will have strong interest and experience analyzing health policy issues with the goal of promoting public policy decisions that address the needs of low-income communities; particular expertise on Medicaid policy and programs; an advanced degree in public health, public policy or related field; excellent research and analysis skills, superior written and oral communication skills, and prefer working in a team environment.  A minimum of five years of experience in analysis and advocacy on health care policy is strongly preferred.

The Justice Center offers a casual work environment, committed, inspired co-workers, a competitive salary and superior benefits to enhance staff quality of life including, but not limited to: six weeks paid time off, paid maternity/paternity leave, twelve holidays, free parking in downtown Raleigh, retirement plan contribution and match, FSA, 100% paid high quality medical, disability, and life insurance coverage.

To apply send a cover letter, resume, and professional references as a single PDF file that has your name in its title, and “HAC Policy Analyst” in the subject line to hr@ncjustice.org.

The Justice Center is an equal opportunity employer. People of color and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for available positions. The Justice Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic background, citizenship status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability.