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Advocacy Strategist — Cleveland
October 2019

For nearly 100 years, the American Civil Liberties Union has been at the forefront of every major battle for civil liberties and social justice in this country. As leaders of the resistance, the ACLU brings together activists from all walks of life in the advancement of equality, fairness, and freedom, especially for the most vulnerable in our society.

The ACLU of Ohio seeks an Advocacy Strategist to develop and implement integrated strategies to steward relationships, manage coalition work, and provide policy expertise to advance ACLU of Ohio advocacy plans and priority issue campaigns. This is an exciting opportunity to effect systemic change with a dynamic nonprofit organization.

Ideal candidates will have a demonstrated ability to research, write, and develop strategies to change policy and law, and the ability to distill complicated information into digestible material. They will have experience working in coalition, including developing shared plans, coordinating communications, and managing dynamics among partner groups, along with a demonstrated commitment to social justice and civil liberties.

Salary and compensation
Salary based on skills and experience. Benefits package includes health, life, disability insurance, retirement, and paid time off.

Application instructions
Please submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. We currently have Advocacy Strategist positions open in both Cleveland and Columbus. Please indicate in your cover letter how you heard about the position, and to which office you are applying.

Screening of applications will begin November 18, 2019.

Equal employment opportunity/affirmative action statement
ACLU is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital or familial status, citizenship, disability, veteran status and record of arrest or conviction.