Operations & Development Assistant

Administration

DESCRIPTION

Justice in Motion seeks a full-time bilingual (English/Spanish), organized Operations and Development Assistant to provide support to staff leading Justice in Motion's individual development, operations, and programmatic work. The Operations and Development Assistant will work primarily with the Executive Director and the Finance and Administration Director.

The Operations and Development Assistant will have the chance to build on a wide range of skills and experience and work with human rights advocates across the US and Latin America. This is a uniquely collaborative and convivial environment where we value everyone's input and experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Operations and Development Assistant’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Development

  • Manage Salesforce CRM database, including compiling and organizing contacts, and individual giving data.
  • Manage donations, donor records, and acknowledgements.
  • Lead in the organization of individual donor development efforts such as donor mailings, online campaigns, individual donor events, and researching funding prospects.
  • Develop materials for fundraising efforts.

Operations

  • Coordinate logistics for in-person trainings and events across the program areas, both in the U.S. and internationally.
  • Provide general administrative support to the Finance Director
  • Manage the office, which includes overseeing the space, ordering office supplies, and day-to-day maintenance.
  • Provide general administrative support to the Executive Director.

 REQUIREMENTS

Required

  • Bilingual verbal and written English and Spanish fluency
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Multitasking master
  • Adept with administering and comfortability learning technological tools such as Google Apps for Work, Salesforce, Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Ability to work with multiple supervisors
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and stay on task to meet deadlines.
  • Strong writer
  • Passion for our mission
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Thrives in a busy and time-pressure work environment
  • Sense of humor
  • Values diversity of thought, backgrounds, and perspectives

Preferred

  • Experience working with worker rights, migrant rights, and/or human rights organizations.
  • Experience working in Latin America or with Spanish-speaking communities.
  • Work experience in fundraising and development.
  • Graphic design experience
  • Willing to occasionally travel nationally and internationally

SALARY & BENEFITS

This is an entry level non-exempt position. The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Compensation includes paid time-off and benefits package. 

LEVEL OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

Spanish fluency

English fluency

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

Entry level

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

4-year degree

HOW TO APPLY

Justice in Motion values diversity in our workforce and encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. 

Please email a resume, cover letter, and three references to  apply@justiceinmotion.org. In the subject line, please write: “ODA -- [Your Name].”  


Social Media Intern (unpaid)

Communications

 

DESCRIPTION

Justice in Motion seeks an enthusiastic intern to provide support with its social media efforts. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to get a behind-the-scenes look at how a growing non-profit develops online presence and shares information with its community via social platforms. The intern will work closely with our Communications Manager and Communications Assistant to develop and update social media content, reimagine the integration of social media tools, and build our supporter base via these channels.

The intern will have the opportunity to exercise his/her creative talents in this area and gain valuable experience in a dynamic, fast-paced non-profit environment.

Finally, the intern will be a team player, and contribute to meeting the day-to-day needs of the Justice in Motion office. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Commit to at least 10 weeks
  • Commit to at least 10 hours/week (flexible)
  • Enthusiasm for technology and developing new skills
  • Be motivated, have strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task 
  • Possess high web and social media IQ 
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Previous experience with content management systems (Preference for Squarespace and Drupal)
  • Previous graphic design experience preferred
  • Knowledge of HTML preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter via email to: apply@justiceinmotion.org

Justice in Motion is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.


Research Intern

Internship

DESCRIPTION

Justice in Motion seeks an enthusiastic, bilingual or highly proficient (Spanish-English) intern to join our team for the winter/spring semester! Justice in Motion is a 501(c)(3) organization that works to reduce the level of exploitation in the transnational migrant workforce through a cross-border network of advocates in migrant sending countries – the Justice in Motion Defender Network.

The organization is rapidly growing and we are looking for an intern to work with various programming departments. The primary role of the intern is to assist with research on issues surrounding transnational migrants’ sending/receiving money in Mexico, our educational outreach efforts, as well as providing general support with the Defender Network and various projects as they present themselves.

The intern will be a team player, and contribute to meeting the day-to-day needs of the Justice in Motion office.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Bilingual (English/Spanish)

• Commit to 10 hours per week (flexible)

• Have basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Office

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Excellent research skills

• Be motivated, have strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter via email to: apply@justiceinmotion.org


Legal Intern

Legal Action Program

Justice in Motion offers summer and in-semester internships, for law students. From our New York City office, interns will research issues related to portable justice for transnational migrants and assist in developing and managing a transnational advocate alliance. Spanish fluency is preferred, but not required. Unfortunately, Justice in Motion can not provide compensation.

Please note the following deadlines for legal internships:

  • Summer: February 15
  • Fall: September 1
  • Spring/Winter: November 15

We periodically take undergraduate and graduate interns, depending on our current needs and resources. Please inquire if you are an undergraduate or graduate student looking for internship possibilities.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names, emails, and phone numbers of two references to apply@justiceinmotion.org. In your cover letter, please specify which semester or semesters you would like to be considered for. Please include "Legal Intern" on the title of your email.