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Rooted in Rights Program Director
Disability Rights Washington
The PD leads our team of communicators, filmmakers, writers and designers, with the goal of achieving real world impact. The PD understands storytelling across digital mediums, and its power to inform, persuade, and activate audience members. The PD is a strong leader and project manager, who can shepherd complex projects while working collaboratively with staff, contractors, partners, clients and other DRW programs. 

Responsibilities
The PD will: 
o	project manage all campaigns, including establishing campaign topics, goals and deliverables; plan and manage program budget;
o	supervise Rooted in Rights staff, contractors, interns and volunteers in Seattle office and remote workers;
o	liaise with other DRW programs; 
o	promote Creative Services and ensure delivery of completed projects to clients; 
o	provide mentorship and create professional development opportunities for staff; 
o	create and manage Fellowship programs; attend conferences, screenings and other events as a representative of the Rooted in Rights program; 
o	stay informed on current disability rights related issues; 
o	manage development activities for the program including foundation and corporate outreach, online giving and crowdfunding; 
o	ensure integrity of brand identity; write or create content as necessary; and
o	approve all content produced by Rooted in Rights including videos, web, social, and digital; and travel as necessary.

Requirements
The PD will have:
o	Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Disability Studies, Media Production or related subject required; 
o	strong leadership and project management skills, with 3-5 years’ experience managing teams; 
o	proven record of successfully managing teams consisting of people with diverse skillsets and backgrounds;
o	experience managing creative staff and ability to provide constructive feedback to guide content production to achieve campaign goals;
o	proven record of advocacy for human rights broadly, and/or disability rights specifically;
o	intermediate to advanced knowledge of digital communications, social media content strategy and video advocacy; 
o	experience working with partner organizations, including leadership within coalitions;
o	firm grasp of political process on state and national level; and
o	media production background a plus, but not required.

Other
The Program Director reports to the Executive Director. This position is full time in our office in downtown Seattle. Moving expense stipend available.  Excellent benefits including full medical and dental coverage, paid sick leave, vacation and personal day, and transit pass. Salary depending on experience.

To Apply
Applicants should provide:
1.	A cover letter.
2.	A current resume.
3.	A link or links to an online portfolio, online campaign, or other related advocacy project materials that demonstrate the ability to meet the requirements and responsibilities above.
4.	Three professional references.

Submissions will be accept
Disability Rights Washington
Disability Rights Washington
Job Details
LOCATION
Seattle, WA 98104
Employment Status
Full-time, On-site, Permanent position
Experience
Senior, Mid-level
Skills
Creative Direction, Project Management
Industry
Web/Multimedia, Film/Video
POST DATE: 04.12.2018
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Disability Rights Washington
Jordan Melograna
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