Position Title: Deputy Director, Justice Partnership
Position Location: CPD/A has offices in NYC and DC, but for this role, we will consider candidates who live outside our office areas but within the US.
The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action is seeking a Deputy Director of the Justice Partnership project.
About CPD + CPDA
The Center for Popular Democracy and CPD Action (together, CPD/A) work to promote equity, opportunity, and a dynamic democracy in partnership with innovative base-building organizations, organizing networks and alliances, and progressive unions across the country. We work with nearly 50 affiliates in over 30 states and Puerto Rico to build the strength and capacity of democratic organizations that envision and advance a pro-worker, pro-immigrant, racial and economic justice agenda. We are a rapidly-expanding, changing organization that partners with organizations across the country to build political power and win tangible victories that improve the lives of low-wage workers, immigrants, and communities of color.
About the Position
CPD/A is seeking a Deputy Director, Justice Partnership, to partner on strategy and lead on implementation of an initiative to create partnerships between CPD/A, its affiliate network, and the plaintiff bar to advance access to justice as well as, where ethically permissible, generate independent revenue for CPD/A and affiliates through these partnerships. The Deputy Director will support the Director on the vision and strategy for this program and then hold responsibility for working closely with others on staff and throughout the affiliate network to ensure that the strategy stays in line with CPD/A’s institutional priorities and plans for growth. They will ensure that CPD/A’s partnerships advance justice for affiliates while creating litigation-related income for the CPD/A network and affiliates. We are looking for a talented, capable leader, with legal training, to help further develop CPD/A’s relationships to realize those goals.
We estimate that candidates will have about 12 years of relevant experience, but our review of candidates for this role will focus on whether they can fill the needs of the position, not years of experience.
This position will report to the Director of the Justice Partnership program.
The Deputy Director, Justice Partnership will:
The Ideal Applicant Will Have:
Salary and Benefits:
This is a union position. Salary will be determined according to a salary scale which takes into account years’ experience, location, job category, and other factors, but is expected to be $85,000-$95,000 and category 4. The Collective Bargaining Agreement is available here.
We have a generous benefits package, including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 15 vacation days your first year, 10 sick days per year, 13 paid holidays per year, and contributions to individuals’ 401K plans.
CPD/A is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and actively recruits people of color, women, individuals with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ community.