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Current Job Openings

Executive Director

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area seeks a proven leader and accomplished civil rights lawyer to serve as the chief executive officer of our dynamic public interest law firm working to advance and protect the rights of communities of color, immigrants, refugees and low-income people. The successful candidate must be energetic and innovative in carrying-forward the organization’s positive momentum in the face of an evolving affront to civil rights in society. The Executive Director provides the vision to advance the mission of the non-profit law firm and oversees its overall operations. The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors. The Executive Director is primarily responsible for providing leadership in setting the organization’s civil rights agenda, fiscal management and achieving financial objectives, cultivating and maintaining external relations with a broad range of stakeholders, and working collaboratively with staff and the Board. The Executive Director is frequently called upon as a spokesperson, including media appearances, conference presentations, community panels, and other events.

Application deadline extended to July 5, 2017.  To read the full job description click here.

Communications Manager

seeks a creative Communications Manager with strong writing skills, media relations experience, and social marketing ability to join our fast-paced, dynamic public interest legal organization. The Communications Manager designs strategies for all aspects of external and internal communications to amplify the messages and project the priorities of the organization. The Manager is responsible for press, social media, website and community outreach; serves as the lead writer of organizational reports, press releases, outreach materials and other advisories/ collateral; and oversees the communications database and monitoring of traditional and social media. The Manager supervises staff and interns in the Communications Department as well as outside vendors and consultants, as needed.

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Advancement Officer – Individual Giving

Lawyers’ Committee seeks a fund development professional who is an excellent communicator, highly organized, and a self-starter to help our dynamic public interest law firm continue to advance and protect the rights of communities of color, immigrants, and low-income people.  The Advancement Officer must be familiar with CRM systems and have excellent project management, interpersonal and problem-solving skills. The Advancement Officer will develop and implement a comprehensive fund development strategy to advance our mission for justice and equality. The Advancement Officer occupying this position is primarily responsible for growing our individual donor engagement strategy and achieving fund development goals.  The Officer will drive all aspects of individual donor prospecting, cultivation, and stewardship, and work closely with the Executive Director, Board, and staff to develop and maintain new sources of private support.

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Economic Justice Attorney (LSE)

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights seeks an Economic Justice Attorney who will work on our Legal Services for Entrepreneurs (LSE) project. Lawyers’ Committee has run LSE, an economic justice and community empowerment project that provides legal assistance to small businesses and other entrepreneurs. The Staff Attorney is primarily responsible for the LSE program and provides transactional legal advice on matters fundamental to small business development and survival, such as entity formation, business contracts, commercial lease terms, employment, business liability issues, intellectual property protection, and other business concerns. The Staff Attorney also conducts workshops/training for small business owners, and works with LSE staff to connect small businesses with legal assistance from a large and committed network of pro bono attorneys. LSE’s goal is to create wealth and employment opportunities in communities of color and low-income communities, through small business legal support.

To read the full job description click here. Learn about our Legal Services for Entrepreneurs work here.

Immigrant Justice Attorney

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area seeks an Immigrant Justice Staff Attorney who will (1) direct the pro bono asylum program; (2) represent a number of clients in removal proceedings and some affirmative applications before USCIS; (3) identify, develop, and participate in immigrant justice policy advocacy or litigation priorities; and (4) collaborate with community organizations and other legal non-profits to ensure LCCR is working to best meet the needs in immigrant communities.

To read the full job description click here. Learn about our immigrant justice work here.

Administrative Assistant (Part-Time, Temporary)

The Administrative Assistant provides professional administrative and program support. The Administrative Assistant is primarily responsible for assisting program staff with the day-to-day management of our CRM system as well as supporting other organizational operations. The Administrative Assistant will assist with troubleshooting office equipment issues, CRM maintenance and other administrative tasks as assigned in support of the program and other staff.  The position is anticipated to be half-time (17.5-20 hours per week) and for a temporary six (6) month period.  The position may be extended.

To read the full job description click here.