Azul is a Latinx led and serving environmental justice organization focused on ocean stewardship. We are small, nimble, and extremely mighty. Founded in 2011, Azul has been instrumental in the CA plastic bag ban, shark fin ban, and in expanding access to the state’s coasts. Our work is rooted and guided by equity, social justice, and intersectionality. For more information, check out www.azul.org.
Azul is fiscally sponsored by Multiplier and is headquartered in San Francisco. This is a remote position located in Los Angeles (with access to a co-working space).
We are a fast growing non-profit organization and we are looking for a full-time Deputy Director, who will report to the Founder/Executive Director. The Deputy Director will be responsible for amplifying Azul’s presence in Southern California and for engaging advocates across the state. This multi-faceted candidate’s key responsibilities will be community engagement, coalition work with allies, media outreach, digital communications, fundraising, program development in the Southern California region and other duties as assigned. The Deputy Director will represent Azul at various meetings and events to enhance the organization’s profile. This is a newly created position and we are poised to hire immediately.
You have an entrepreneurial spirit, can work independently but are also collaborative and deft when building coalitions. You are an energetic self-starter with a proven ability to assess situations and effectively implement the strategic vision of Azul’s mission. You are skilled and confident in communications with a solid reputation for comprehensively building brand visibility and a strong background with engagement and outreach. You are also technically savvy and comfortable working across a full range of communication and outreach tasks from strategic planning to media relations. You are an exceptional communicator, skilled multi-tasker, and a creative problem solver.
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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, first screening will start on October 15th.
We value and promote diversity in the workplace and we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a high Priority. We strive to diversify our workforce and seek applications by individuals from all backgrounds.