Assistant Director of Lawyer Chapters

American Constitution Society
Full-time
REMOTE, DC
ACS has an immediate opening for an Assistant Director of Lawyer Chapters to help manage a growing national network of over 40 lawyer chapters in cities across the country and support the overall work of the Department of Network Advancement. This is a remote position. Preference will be given to candidates based in an area other than Chicago, Houston, or Washington, D.C. (where current Department staff are based).
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
 
The Assistant Director of Lawyer Chapters will:
  • Help manage the existing network of ACS lawyer chapters across the country and strategic expansion of ACS lawyer chapters in new cities and states;
  • Build a vibrant, diverse, active and cohesive network for members at all stages of their careers;
  • Facilitate programming for lawyer chapters;
  • Approve and handle funding for lawyer chapter events;
  • Implement the lawyer chapter division’s budget and strategic priorities;
  • Integrate lawyer chapter activities and chapter members into ACS’s various substantive initiatives;
  • Develop and plan signature events to raise money and to raise ACS’s profile and broaden its impact in key legal markets around the country;
  • Facilitate outreach to student chapter members and outside organizations;
  • Work with the Director of Lawyer Chapters, other Assistant Director of Lawyer Chapters, Vice President of Network Advancement, and Director of Student Chapters to ensure career-long engagement of young lawyers and law students with the ACS network;
  • Help coordinate the participation of network members with ACS special projects and career opportunities; and
  • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time within the overall department
*ACS values a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. ACS encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability and veteran status.
 
How To Apply
 
Please send a resume, cover letter, 1-3 page writing sample, and 3-5 references to: [email protected]
 
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • The ideal candidate will possess many of the following qualifications and personal attributes:
  • Campaign or other organizing experience
  • Would do anything for a networking opportunity (loves it, loves it, loves it!)
  • Details are your friends
  • Ability to absorb information about several moving parts
  • Works equally well with millennials, law students, new and seasoned lawyers, scholars, judges and public officials
  • Event planning and/or fundraising experience
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Thrives in an outcome-driven work culture
  • Knowledge of current legal and public policy issues
  • Some travel for meetings and events is required
  • JD and 2+ years of post-law school experience
  • Social media, HTML and Excel experience are a plus
  • Being based in a southern or western state is a plus