The National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) advances justice by defending the rights of children and improving the systems impacting their lives. We focus on complex challenges that disproportionately impact children and communities of color and on solutions that require multiple public systems to change their policies, practices and culture.
NCYL’s mission includes advancing social, economic, and racial justice for children, and we are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion. We embrace and encourage the collective sum of individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities, and talent our employees invest in their work that represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation and organization's success.
NCYL seeks an experienced, mission-driven leader to serve as our Director of Communications, Branding, and Marketing. Reporting to NCYL’s Executive Director, the Director of Communications will lead efforts to increase awareness of our work and enhance the impact of our work by reaching and engaging diverse audiences and attracting high quality media coverage. Working closely with the organization’s executive leadership, teams, campaign leaders, program staff, and development department, the Director will provide leadership in communications strategy and media relations, utilizing both traditional and new media to promote public messages for NCYL and its program areas.
Strategic planning for communications, branding, and marketing
Communications staff development and internal staff leadership
Salary, Benefits and Location
This is a full-time, exempt, position. Salary is competitive with a range of $100,000 – $130,000 annually. NCYL provides health, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick benefits, and an employer contribution to a retirement plan.
Position will be located in Oakland, CA
How to Apply
Applications will be accepted through April 2nd. Submit a cover letter and resume to apply. No phone calls or emails please.
Applicants with personal experience within a public system, applicants of color, and those who will increase the diversity of NCYL are strongly encouraged to apply.
NCYL is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, ethnic background, sex, disability, size, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, color, marital status, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation, or genetic information.