INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST
COURTS, LAW & DEMOCRACY REPORTER, POLICY WATCH
MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER, GIFTS AND ENDOWMENTS
LEGAL INTERNSHIP
COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP
DEVELOPMENT & DATA INTERNSHIP
PUBLIC POLICY AND FISCAL ANALYST


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST

The North Carolina Justice Center is a progressive research and advocacy organization dedicated to expanding opportunity and protecting the rights of low-income individuals in North Carolina.  For over 20 years, the Justice Center has been on the front lines in the courts, at the legislature, in the media, and in communities advocating for positive changes for low-income and working North Carolinians.  The Justice Center has played a primary role in most of the state’s major policy debates and successfully litigated hundreds of individual cases and class actions.

The North Carolina Justice Center is seeking an Information Technology Specialist, to support the day-to-day IT needs of the NCJC staff. This position assists with the management of all PCs and workstations and the installation, repair, maintenance, and troubleshooting of all end-user systems and applications.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or equivalency is required
  • Hands-on experience with Windows-based workstations, Microsoft Office 365 products, database-driven cloud CRM systems such as Salsa, remote desktop support, VoIP telephony, Adobe Creative Cloud products, and A/V presentation systems
  • Working knowledge of networking technologies
  • Strong troubleshooting and diagnostic skills, with an emphasis on providing superb customer support
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Excellent project management skills, with ability to manage multiple, diverse projects with fast-paced timelines
  • Experience in application and website design and coding is considered a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to work under tight deadlines required. Must be able to work independently and support the work of others in the organization
  • Ability to travel and work some evenings and weekends is required

The Justice Center offers skilled and committed co-workers, a competitive salary (minimum $42,908/annually DOE), and superior benefits to enhance staff quality of life including but not limited to: six weeks paid time off, paid maternity/paternity leave, thirteen holidays, $100 monthly parking stipend, retirement plan contribution and match, FSA, medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance coverage. This position is in the Justice Center’s bargaining unit, represented by the National Organization of Legal Service Workers, UAW Local 2320.

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

This position is open immediately and will fill quickly. To apply use the link provided North Carolina Justice Center – Information Technology Specialist (paylocity.com).


COURTS, LAW & DEMOCRACY REPORTER, POLICY WATCH
NC Policy Watch, an award-winning nonprofit newsroom staffed by a diverse team of journalists with decades of experience in dailies, weeklies, and broadcast news, is seeking a Courts, Law & Democracy Reporter to investigate and report on the federal and state judicial systems, criminal, and civil justice issues in the North Carolina General Assembly and executive branch agencies, issues related to elections and voting, and other topics. Journalists previously employed in this position have conducted numerous high-impact investigations and broken an array of important stories in such varied areas as prison and jail conditions, public corruption, and legislative redistricting.

NC Policy Watch is an editorially independent project of the North Carolina Justice Center, a progressive research and advocacy organization dedicated to expanding opportunity and protecting the rights of low-income individuals in North Carolina.

NC Policy Watch is seeking a Courts, Law & Democracy Reporter, to investigate, analyze and report on the federal and state judicial systems. This position will cover criminal and civil justice issues in the General Assembly and executive branch agencies, issues related to elections and voting, and other topics.

Qualifications

  1. BA in Journalism or related field with experience writing about and analyzing legal decisions and/or related policy issues.
  2. Minimum two years reporting for media outlet, public policy nonprofit, or think tank. Five years preferred.
  3. Superior written, oral, and presentation skills. Previously published articles.
  4. Proficiency with audio and video equipment and software preferred. Experience with new media technology and social media platforms required.
  5. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, work independently, and support the work of others in the organization.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to social justice and improving the lives of low-income North Carolinians.
  7. Some travel and/or weekend and evening availability required.

The Justice Center offers skilled and committed co-workers, a competitive salary (minimum $42,908/annually DOE), and superior benefits to enhance staff quality of life including but not limited to: six weeks paid time off, paid maternity/paternity leave, thirteen holidays, $100 monthly parking stipend, retirement plan contribution and match, FSA, medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance coverage. This position is in the Justice Center’s bargaining unit, represented by the National Organization of Legal Service Workers, UAW Local 2320.

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or disability.

This position is open immediately and will fill quickly. To apply using the following link:  North Carolina Justice Center – Courts, Law & Democracy Reporter- Policy Watch (paylocity.com)


MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER, GIFT AND ENDOWMENTS

The North Carolina Justice Center is a progressive research and advocacy organization dedicated to expanding opportunity and protecting the rights of low-income individuals in North Carolina.  For over 20 years, the Justice Center has been on the front lines in the courts, at the legislature, in the media, and in communities advocating for positive changes for poor and working North Carolinians. The Justice Center has played a primary role in most of the state’s major policy debates and successfully litigated hundreds of individual cases and class actions.

The North Carolina Justice Center is seeking a Major Gifts Officer, to solicit major-level gift prospects and donors for the North Carolina Justice Center (NCJC). This position manages a portfolio of about 150 donors which includes stewardship of the donor relationship, which involves identifying, researching, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and relationship building with these individuals while collaborating with NCJC colleagues and leaders.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required; CFRE and/or AFP designations preferred
  • 5 – 7 years of demonstrated development/fundraising experience, preferably working in non-profit development
  • 2 – 4 years of experience in Major Gifts
  • Demonstrated success in meeting fundraising goals in the traditional or virtual fundraising environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in developing and delivering presentations
  • Ability to adapt and manage competing demands
  • Ability to build and manage relationships with individuals across diverse backgrounds and project areas
  • Database management experience a plus
  • Must believe in the mission of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to work under tight deadlines required. Must be able to work independently and support the work of others in the organization
  • Ability to travel and work some evenings and weekends is required

The Justice Center offers skilled and committed co-workers, a competitive salary (minimum $49,345.00/annually DOE), and superior benefits to enhance staff quality of life including but not limited to: six weeks paid time off, paid maternity/paternity leave, thirteen holidays, $100 monthly parking stipend, retirement plan contribution and match, FSA, medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance coverage. This position is in the Justice Center’s bargaining unit, represented by the National Organization of Legal Service Workers, UAW Local 2320.

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

This position is open immediately and will fill quickly. To apply please use the following link: North Carolina Justice Center – Major Gifts Officer- Gifts and Endowments (paylocity.com).


LEGAL INTERNSHIP
The North Carolina Justice Center seeks three law student interns to help us carry out our mission. This opportunity is for the summer of 2022. In 2021, our interns worked remotely due to COVID-19 concerns. We will assess circumstances as we get closer to summer 2022 and make a decision as to whether our interns will work remotely this summer.

The North Carolina Justice Center is a progressive research and advocacy organization dedicated to expanding opportunity and protecting the rights of low-income individuals in North Carolina. For over 20 years, the Justice Center has been on the front lines in the courts, at the legislature, in the media, and in communities advocating for positive changes for low-income and working North Carolinians. The Justice Center has played a primary role in most of the state’s major policy debates and successfully litigated hundreds of individual cases and class actions.

Legal interns work with NCJC staff on a variety of issues:

• Legal research and writing
• Litigation support
• Drafting model legislation
• Legislative research
• Assistance with lobbying efforts
• Research for policy reports or briefs
• Communication with clients and constituents
• Other related legal duties as assigned

Qualifications
Legal interns must have a college undergraduate degree and have completed at least one year of an accredited law school. Strong writing and analytical skills and the ability to work with others are critical. Spanish proficiency is desirable.

Compensation
The North Carolina Justice Center is a non-profit organization entirely dependent on grants and donations; consequently, we encourage candidates to apply for funding through their schools and explore alternate funding opportunities. Nevertheless, the Justice Center provides limited funding to interns based on needs.

How to apply
To apply complete an application at NC Justice Center – Legal Internship. The positions will remain open until filled. We will begin reviewing resumes on December 1, 2021.

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or disability.


COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP
The North Carolina Justice Center seeks an energetic Communications Intern to help us carry out our mission. This opportunity will be part-time (approximately 20-25 hours per week) for the summer of 2022. In 2021, our interns worked remotely due to COVID-19 concerns. We will assess circumstances as we get closer to summer 2022 and make a decision about whether our interns will work remotely this summer.

The North Carolina Justice Center is a progressive research and advocacy organization dedicated to expanding opportunity and protecting the rights of low-income individuals in North Carolina. For over 20 years, the Justice Center has been on the front lines in the courts, at the legislature, in the media, and in communities advocating for positive changes for low-income and working North Carolinians. The Justice Center has played a primary role in most of the state’s major policy debates and successfully litigated hundreds of individual cases and class actions.

By the end of the Internship, the Communications Intern will be confident in how to collaborate with various stakeholders to write press releases, will have learned basic website and CRM management skills, and will understand how to manage a social media editorial calendar while also working with the Communications Team on a variety of issues:

• Assist in the drafting and editing of press releases
• Design digital content and graphics for various project campaigns
• Create social media posts/templates for social series
• Curate and write content for the NC Justice Center newsletter

Skills & Qualifications:
• Interest and commitment to the work and mission of the North Carolina Justice Center
• Must currently be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate college degree program
• Experience using and/or managing social media accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
• Ability to work independently and collaborate with a team
• Superior written communication skills
• Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite or Canva

Compensation:
The North Carolina Justice Center is a non-profit organization entirely dependent on grants and donations, consequently, we encourage candidates to apply for funding through their schools and explore alternate funding opportunities. Nevertheless, the Justice Center commits to providing fair compensation for all those employed.

How to apply:
To apply complete an application at NC Justice Center – Communications Internship. Following the completion of the application online, please complete the assignment below and email to megang@ncjustice.org with your name and “Communications Intern 2022” in the subject line.

• Please submit one previously written writing sample (article, class assignment, etc.) about a social justice/equality issue impacting North Carolinians
• Please submit one social media graphic for Facebook or Twitter that is eye-catching and will drive people to this page about the Child Tax Credit

The position will remain open until filled. We will begin reviewing resumes on December 1, 2021.

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or disability.


DEVELOPMENT & DATA INTERNSHIP
The North Carolina Justice Center seeks an energetic Development & Data Intern to help us carry out our mission. This opportunity is for the summer of 2022. In 2021, our interns worked remotely due to COVID-19 concerns. We will assess circumstances as we get closer to summer 2022 and make a decision about whether our interns will work remotely this summer.

The North Carolina Justice Center is a progressive research and advocacy organization dedicated to expanding opportunity and protecting the rights of low-income individuals in North Carolina. For over 20 years, the Justice Center has been on the front lines in the courts, at the legislature, in the media, and in communities advocating for positive changes for low-income and working North Carolinians. The Justice Center has played a primary role in most of the state’s major policy debates and successfully litigated hundreds of individual cases and class actions.

The Development Intern will gain valuable experience in project management, fundraising, and communications while working with NC Justice Center Development Team on a variety of issues:

• Enter and maintain data in Salsa CRM system
• Conduct Research relating to funding opportunities (grants, prospective donors)
• Help with logistical preparation for local and statewide fundraising events. Assist at events as needed, manage event volunteers
• Provide administrative support for donor stewardship and communications
• Create a multi-channel contact strategy to gauge engagement from our donors
• Pull queries to analyze engagement strategy goals
• Create quarterly reports for demographic information
• Develop welcome and re-engagement series

Skills & Qualifications:
• Interest and commitment to the work and mission of the North Carolina Justice Center
• Must currently be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate college degree program
• Strong customer service orientation is required
• Ability to work independently and collaborate with a team
• Superior writing and communication skills; ability to multi-task, learn quickly, organize, and prioritize work
• Proficiency in Office 365
• Working knowledge of databases (including Salsa, VAN) is preferred
• Familiarity with graphic design and social media tools is a plus

Compensation:
The North Carolina Justice Center is a non-profit organization entirely dependent on grants and donations, consequently, we encourage candidates to apply for funding through their schools and explore alternate funding opportunities. Nevertheless, the Justice Center commits to providing fair compensation for all those employed.

How to apply:
To apply complete an application at NC Justice Center – Development & Data Internship. Following the completion of the application online, please email a digital media/graphic sample to megang@ncjustice.org with your name and “Development Intern 2022” in the subject line.

The position will remain open until filled. We will begin reviewing resumes on December 1, 2021.

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or disability.


PUBLIC POLICY AND FISCAL ANALYST
The North Carolina Justice Center is a progressive research and advocacy organization dedicated to expanding opportunity and protecting the rights of low-income individuals in North Carolina. For over 20 years, the Justice Center has been on the front lines in the courts, at the legislature, in the media, and in communities advocating for positive changes for low-income and working North Carolinians. The Justice Center has played a primary role in most of the state’s major policy debates and successfully litigated hundreds of individual cases and class actions.

The North Carolina Justice Center is seeking a Public Policy and Fiscal Analyst to document and analyze fiscal and policy solutions in North Carolina that can support low-income North Carolinians and communities of color. This position is responsible for researching and writing policy briefs and reports, as well as fiscal analysis, to support advocacy concerning issues related to housing, consumer protection, workers’ rights, public benefits, health care, and criminal justice reform.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or relevant experience in public policy, public administration, economics, statistics, or substantially similar substance with a focus on domestic, social, economic, education, and/or anti-poverty policy
  • Three or more years of professional experience analyzing economic and fiscal policy issues with the goal of promoting public policy decisions that address the needs of low-income communities is preferred
  • Familiarity with state legislative and budgeting processes
  • Ability to find, gather, and synthesize data and information from various sources
  • Excellent quantitative analysis skills, including advanced competency in Excel
  • Superior oral and written presentation skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving social justice through progressive policy advocacy
  • Strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Availability to travel and work some evenings and weekends

The Justice Center offers skilled and committed co-workers, a competitive salary (minimum $49,345.00/annually DOE), and superior benefits to enhance staff quality of life including but not limited to: six weeks paid time off, paid maternity/paternity leave, thirteen holidays, $100 monthly parking stipend, retirement plan contribution and match, FSA, medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance coverage. This position is in the Justice Center’s bargaining unit, represented by the National Organization of Legal Service Workers, UAW Local 2320.

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

This position is open immediately and will fill quickly. To apply please use the following link: North Carolina Justice Center – Public Policy and Fiscal Analyst (paylocity.com).