COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, FAIR CHANCE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROJECT
STAFF ATTORNEY, IMMIGRANT & REFUGEE RIGHTS PROJECT
COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, BUDGET & TAX CENTER
CAMPAIGN & OUTREACH COORDINATOR, BUDGET & TAX CENTER
POLICY ANALYST, BUDGET & TAX CENTER


COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, FAIR CHANCE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROJECT

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 Communications Specialist, Fair Chance Criminal Justice Project to assist with publication design, media work, and online engagement; developing and articulating a strong message for progressive social change across a wide range of issue areas with a focus on issues within the criminal legal system; and utilizing a comprehensive digital strategy via social media to advance the reach and message of the Fair Chance Criminal Justice Project’s research and policy campaigns.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Experience working in communications or journalism, preferably in a non-profit organization.
  • Direct experience with criminal justice system, reentry programs or criminal-justice related experience preferred.
  • Experience working with an online mailing/communications system required. Salsa Engage experience is preferred.
  • Experience working on community-based advocacy campaigns is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud suite, other design and layout programs is required.
  • Minimum two years of experience working with dynamic websites built in WordPress or similar CMS; driving traffic with social media; and basic website maintenance/design is required.
  • Strong experience in using online media, familiar with Google Analytics, Facebook ads, etc. is required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under tight deadlines required. Must be able to work independently and support the work of others in the organization.
  • Demonstrated commitment to racial equity and second chance is required. Person with deep knowledge of or who has been directly impacted by the criminal legal system is preferred.
  • Ability to travel and work some evenings and weekends is required.

The NC 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, 13 holidays, $100 monthly parking stipend, retirement plan contribution and match, FSA, medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance coverage. This position is in the NC 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 – Communications Specialist (paylocity.com).


STAFF ATTORNEY, IMMIGRANT & REFUGEE RIGHTS PROJECT

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 bilingual Staff Attorney for the Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project to provide legal services, offer policy analysis/advocacy, and assist with litigation and outreach efforts on priority issues affecting the lives of low-income immigrants and refugees in North Carolina. The attorney will serve as a resource for advocates and partners across the state, including private attorneys, nonprofits, and government agencies.

Qualifications

  • J.D. and bar admission in North Carolina
  • Prior experience working with immigrant or refugee communities is strongly preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to work independently, ability to meet deadlines, and work under pressure.
  • Excellent writing, legal research, and oral advocacy skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Spanish and English is required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other legal case management software is required.
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice, ability to recognize the barriers facing immigrant communities, and experience working with low-income individuals.
  • Some travel, evening, and weekend work is required.

The Justice Center offers skilled and committed co-workers, a competitive salary (minimum $49,345/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, 13 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 send your cover letter, resume, and list of professional references (including at least one past supervisor) as a single PDF file that has your name in the title. Your email should have “Staff Attorney” in the subject line and be sent to hr@ncjustice.org.


COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, BUDGET & TAX CENTER

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 organization is comprised of projects that provide in-depth expertise on seven major policy areas. Our staff of researchers, community educators, litigators, public policy advocates, and communications specialists use our unique five-strategy approach to improve the lives of North Carolinians with low to moderate incomes.

The Budget and Tax Center (BTC), a project of the NC Justice Center, is the state’s leading source for information on how fiscal and economic policies shape the opportunities available to working families. Because of its long-standing reputation for credible analysis and well-researched proposals, a wide range of organizations and leaders turn to the BTC for leadership in setting a policy agenda that advances opportunity and equity in the state. The BTC informs and affects public policy decisions by producing credible and timely reports and providing expert guidance to the media, advocates, policymakers, and the public.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • B. A. degree in journalism, communications, design, or related field required.
  • Minimum two years of experience working in communications or journalism, preferably in a non-profit organization.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud suite, other design, and layout programs required.
  • Minimum two years of experience working with dynamic websites built-in WordPress or similar CMS; driving traffic with social media; and basic website maintenance/design and familiarity with HTML required.
  • Strong experience in using online media, familiar with Google Analytics, Facebook ads, etc. required.
  • Superior computer skills required. Experience with database software required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
  • Ability to travel and work some evenings and weekends required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under tight deadlines required. Must be able to work independently and support the work of others in the organization.
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice required.
  • Strong commitment to equity and inclusion required.

The Justice Center offers inspired co-workers committed to social justice through progressive fiscal and economic policies, as well as a competitive salary within the non-profit sector and commensurate with experience and education based on the Justice Center collective bargaining scale (DOE, minimum starting salary $42,908) and excellent benefits, including but not limited to: six weeks paid time off, paid parental 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.

TO APPLY
To apply send a cover letter, resume, and a list of professional references (including at least one past supervisor) as a single PDF file, that has your name in its title. Your email should have “BTC Communications Specialist” in the subject line to hr@ncjustice.org. The positions will remain open until filled; priority will be given to resumes received by July 16, 2021.

Our organization is committed to equity and inclusion. People of color and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Justice Center is an equal opportunity employer. The Justice Center does not discriminate on the basis of person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, ethnic background, citizenship status, age, disability or genetic information.


CAMPAIGN & OUTREACH COORDINATOR, BUDGET & TAX CENTER

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 organization is comprised of projects that provide in-depth expertise on seven major policy areas. Our staff of researchers, community educators, litigators, public policy advocates, and communications specialists use our unique five-strategy approach to improve the lives of North Carolinians with low to moderate incomes.

The Budget and Tax Center (BTC), a project of the NC Justice Center, is the state’s leading source for information on how fiscal and economic policies shape the opportunities available to working families. Because of its long-standing reputation for credible analysis and well-researched proposals, a wide range of organizations and leaders turn to the BTC for leadership in setting a policy agenda that advances opportunity and equity in the state. The BTC informs and affects public policy decisions by producing credible and timely reports and providing expert guidance to the media, advocates, policymakers, and the public.

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Campaign & Outreach Coordinator is responsible for building support for the project’s policy agenda among allied organizations and the public. This position provides strategic campaign support for the Budget & Tax Center’s policy advocacy initiatives, including coordinating the work of various coalitions, developing, and implementing plans for direct engagement of people and partners, and assisting the project staff in educating and engaging the public and partners on policies that advance well-being.

The position will coordinate with other project staff members to ensure that our campaign strategies are aligned, that we are building strong, trusting partnerships with local leaders, and continuing to broaden the reach of our research and policy analysis. The position will report directly to the Project Director.

The Justice Center offers inspired co-workers committed to social justice through progressive fiscal and economic policies, as well as a competitive salary within the non-profit sector and commensurate with experience and education based on the Justice Center collective bargaining scale (DOE, minimum starting salary $42,908) and excellent benefits, including but not limited to: six weeks paid time off, paid parental leave, twelve holidays, retirement plan contribution and match, flexible spending account, high quality medical, 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.

TO APPLY
To apply send a cover letter, resume, and professional references as a single PDF file, that has your name in its title, and “BTC Campaign & Outreach Coordinator” in the subject line to hr@ncjustice.org. The positions will remain open until filled; priority will be given to resumes received by July 2, 2021.

Our organization is committed to equity and inclusion. People of color and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Justice Center is an equal opportunity employer. The Justice Center does not discriminate on the basis of person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, ethnic background, citizenship status, age, disability or genetic information.


POLICY ANALYST, BUDGET & TAX CENTER

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 organization is comprised of projects that provide in-depth expertise on seven major policy areas.  Our staff of researchers, community educators, litigators, public policy advocates, and communications specialists use our unique five-strategy approach to improve the lives of North Carolinians with low to moderate incomes.

The Budget & Tax Center (BTC), a project of the NC Justice Center, is the state’s leading source for information on how fiscal and economic policies shape the opportunities available to working families. Because of its long-standing reputation for credible analysis and well-researched proposals, a wide range of organizations and leaders turn to the BTC for leadership in setting a policy agenda that advances opportunity and equity in the state. The BTC informs and affects public policy decisions by producing credible and timely reports and providing expert guidance to the media, advocates, policymakers, and the public.

POSITION OVERVIEW
BTC is seeking a Policy Analyst to join its team of experts working to help North Carolina overcome unprecedented economic and fiscal challenges. The analyst position focuses on analysis of the state’s revenue system and the interaction between federal, state, and local tax collection, with special attention to how that system can generate adequate revenue for the state’s investments.

The analyst is responsible for researching and writing policy briefs and reports, conducting outreach and community education through mass media, new media, and presentations, and supporting staff allies and coalition members on state budget and tax policy issues especially, as these issues affect low- and moderate-income individuals and communities.

EXPERIENCE
The successful candidate will have strong interest and experience analyzing economic and fiscal policy issues with the goal of promoting public policy decisions that address the needs of low-income communities; an advanced degree or commensurate years of work experience in public policy or related field; excellent quantitative analysis skills, including advanced competency in Excel; superior written, oral and presentation skills, and prefer working in a team environment.  Two or more years of post-graduate experience in an applied research or public policy setting is required. Availability to travel and work some evenings and weekends required.

The Justice Center offers inspired co-workers committed to social justice through progressive fiscal and economic policies, as well as a competitive salary (DOE, minimum starting salary $50,000) and excellent benefits, including but not limited to: six weeks paid time off, paid parental leave, twelve holidays, retirement plan contribution and match, flexible spending account, high quality medical, disability, and life insurance coverage.

TO APPLY
To apply send a cover letter, resume, and professional references as a single PDF file, that has your name in its title, and “BTC Policy Analyst” in the subject line to hr@ncjustice.org.  The positions will remain open until filled; priority will be given to resumes received by May 8, 2021.

Our organization is committed to equity and inclusion. People of color and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Justice Center is an equal opportunity employer. The Justice Center does not discriminate on the basis of person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, ethnic background, citizenship status, age, disability or genetic information.