ACLU of North Carolina
Raleigh, North Carolina
ABOUT ACLU OF NORTH CAROLINA
For nearly 100 years, the ACLU has been our nation's guardian of liberty, working in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. The ACLU of North Carolina (ACLU NC) takes up the toughest civil liberties and civil rights cases and issues to defend all people from government abuse and overreach. While recognized as one of the nation's leading public interest law firms, the ACLU's strength lies in an integrated advocacy approach which requires collaboration between legal, advocacy, public education, and communications staff on comprehensive strategies to maximize impact.
Based in Raleigh, North Carolina the ACLU NC is supported by approximately 25,000 members in North Carolina. The organization is financially sound, has a very active legislative and legal agenda, and is in a position to grow its donor base, membership, and staff.
For more information on the ACLU of North Carolina please visit their website.
The Executive Director of the ACLU NC will serve as the chief executive officer with primary responsibility for managing the organization's day-to-day activities and operations, leading the organization's fund development efforts, directing the work of a professional staff, and serving as the primary spokesperson for the ACLU NC. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will ensure that the organization is fiscally sound and that its internal and external communications, fund development, and programs are meeting the current and emergent needs and interests of its constituents.
The Executive Director will have a working knowledge of civil rights, liberties issues and policies, and be a leader and manager who is adept at balancing internal management with external impact and visibility. The individual must be an outstanding communicator who is able to convey effectively the mission and activities of the ACLU NC to a variety of constituencies, as well as to the broader public.
The ideal candidate will have the following professional skills, qualities, and competencies:
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The ACLU is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU of North Carolina encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to arrest or conviction, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability and veteran status.
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