Welcoming Schools Manager

Human Rights Campaign
Mission Statement: 

The Human Rights Campaign and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation together serve as America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve LGBTQ equality. By inspiring and engaging individuals and communities, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ people and realize a world that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.The Human Rights Campaign envisions a world where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people are ensured equality and embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.

Position Description: 

We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team. Position Summary: The Manager of the Welcoming Schools Program, a project of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, will provide leadership and management of key Welcoming Schools initiatives, including but not limited to project management of National I Am Jazz Readings, the Welcoming Schools Ambassador Program, monthly K-12 related campaigns, and overall support of the Welcoming Schools program. The Welcoming Schools Manager will work closely with the Welcoming Schools team, external partners in schools and national organizations, and internal HRC staff.                                                                       Position Responsibilities:                                                                                               

  • Manage annual Welcoming Schools campaigns such as Back to School Month, Transgender Awareness Week, Bullying Prevention Awareness Month.
  • Assist in developing annual National I Am Jazz School and Community Readings.
  • Coordinate with external stakeholders in the Welcoming Schools Ambassador Program -- manage web content, develop materials, provide database management, respond to inquiries, and assist with logistics of local events.
  • Ensure deliverables are on time, within budget, and consistently meet and/or exceed expectations set at the beginning of the project.
  • Manage the design and production of key Welcoming Schools resources.
  • Manage consistent Welcoming Schools marketing on various platforms such as social media, website, and blog posts.
  • Create and update Welcoming Schools web content on an ongoing basis with a keen eye for consistency in messaging.
  • Lead Welcoming Schools intern selection process and supervise Welcoming Schools intern.
  • Respond to and coordinate programmatic needs associated with Welcoming Schools professional development program.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications:                                                                       

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, plus two to four years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong commitment to and understanding of LGBTQ issues related to K-12 schools.
  • Solid computer skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Office and Google Suite.
  • Excellent professional communication skills and ease with communicating with stakeholders in K-12 education arena as well as with a wide variety of LGBTQ advocates and allies.
  • Self-motivated, highly responsible and able to work independently and with a remote team.
  • Exemplary work ethic including: being detail oriented, ability to meet strict deadlines, strong listening skills, and appreciation for teamwork to receive feedback to help shape ideas
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Basic understanding of social media platforms preferred.
  • Basic understanding of HTML or other coding language preferred.

 All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically. Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply. No phone calls, please. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to queries about application status. 

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Application Instructions: 

To apply, please visit: www.hrc.org/careers.

Country/US Territory: 
United States