As of the date of this posting (reposted April 15, 2022), we are seeking to fill one Communications & Storytelling Associate position:

  • The team member in this position is an effective storyteller, educator, and communicator, as well as a strong writer, editor, and project manager and coordinator.
  • This position supports and enhances the ACLU of Oregon’s mission, vision, and values by designing, coordinating, creating, and implementing social and other digital media, print and other written media, graphics, video, and other types of multimedia communications strategies, content, and events that are impactful, timely, educational, and persuasive.
  • The types of communications and storytelling content created, coordinated, refined, and/or edited by this position include content such as: internet content, blog posts, opinion editorials, press releases, press events and other types of events, membership engagement events and materials, emails, social media graphics and posts, podcasts, videos, talking points, policy summaries, educational materials, magazines, newsletters, and reports.
  • This position works closely, collaboratively, and supportively with all areas of the ACLU of Oregon, including integrated advocacy, development, membership, legal, policy, strategic planning, and administration.
  • This position requires strong and continued commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, anti-racism, anti-misogyny, anti-transphobia, anti-homophobia, anti-ableism, and all other types of anti-oppression, as well as the proven ability to incorporate these values in work both internal and external to our organization.
  • To see the specific duties and responsibilities of the Communications & Storytelling Associate position and that of other positions on our Communications & Storytelling team, described as of spring 2022, please open this link.
  • Please note, we reserve the privilege to make changes to job duties and responsibilities for positions consistent with the values and operational needs of the ACLU of Oregon which may change from time to time.

We are looking for individuals with the following experience:

  • Required: effective storyteller, educator, and communicator, and strong writer, editor, and project manager and coordinator. We will consider applicants who can demonstrate the ability to grow their strengths in these areas even though they may not have direct formal education or work experience.
  • Required: proven significant and continuous prior commitment to and experience with work and efforts - both internal and external to an organization - that align with and further the values of diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, anti-racism, anti-misogyny, anti-transphobia, anti-homophobia, anti-ableism, and other forms of anti-oppression.
  • Strongly preferred: prior work, volunteer, or lived experience with communities and coalitions doing racial justice work.
  • Strongly preferred: prior work, volunteer, or lived experience in several of the following areas - free speech, racial justice, criminal justice reform, law enforcement accountability, LGBTQ+ rights, and immigrants' and refugees' rights.
  • Preferred: prior work, volunteer, or lived experience with policy, advocacy, coalition building, and/or organizing work in Oregon.
  • Or equivalent education and/or experience.

This is a salaried, exempt, full-time position. The current annual salary for this position is $60,000.

Because we have established an internal salary system that centers equity, clarity and transparency, competitiveness, and sustainability, salaries for positions are not negotiable.

Currently, we are developing a values- and equity-based approach to implementing upwards salary adjustments for team members who are able to demonstrate that based on their lived experience, work or volunteer experience, formal or informal education, and/or language skills, they have or will be able to contribute significant value to the ACLU of Oregon's work in the areas of anti-racism, equity, and centering of and connection to BIPOC or other marginalized communities important to the ACLU of Oregon's work, and that this contribution is significantly greater than the level of general competence and contribution in these areas expected of ACLU of Oregon staff in each of our positions. 

We provide an excellent benefits package which is summarized in the job posting. We are asking team members to be vaccinated for COVID-19 unless they require a medical or religious exemption.

Please see the job posting at https://bit.ly/acluor-csa-posting. (Please open the job posting as a PDF, not a Google or Word document.) The job posting has information about job duties and responsibilities, pay and benefits, and what is required in an application. Please submit your application at https://bit.ly/acluor-csa-app.

Please contact hr@aclu-or.org if you need any assistance accessing the job posting or job application.