Full-Time

Senior Advisor

Policy & Government Affairs

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ACLU

ACLU

501-1,000 employees

Defends civil rights through legal action

Social Impact

Senior

Washington, DC, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Public Speaking
Requirements
  • Deep understanding of civil rights and civil liberties issues
  • Experience in leading legislative and administrative advocacy
  • Ability to build and work within coalitions
  • Strong emotional intelligence and communication skills
  • Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills
  • Public speaking experience
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks
  • Reliable in meeting deadlines
  • Ability to adapt to changing environments
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
Responsibilities
  • Lead strategic planning initiatives
  • Project manage cross divisional initiatives within the Policy & Government Affairs Department
  • Provide strategic advice and counsel to department leadership
  • Participate in departmental management decisions
  • Provide recommendations on personnel policies and staffing decisions
  • Serve as interim director of divisions if positions are vacant
  • Support staff in developing work plans to advance policy goals
  • Manage relationships with policymakers
  • Lobby elected officials to support ACLU positions
  • Provide guidance on lobbying efforts and testimony
  • Develop staff capacity and lead trainings
  • Provide expert commentary to media
  • Lead recruitment efforts
  • Engage in special projects and other duties as assigned

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) offers a distinguished workplace for those passionate about advocating for civil rights and liberties. By engaging in nationwide litigation, advocacy, and public education, employees contribute to the advancement of significant legal and policy changes rooted in racial equity. This organization is a beacon for those looking to make a real impact in promoting systemic equality, voting rights, and other critical social issues.

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$120K

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

1920

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-2%

1 year growth

-1%

2 year growth

10%