Freedom for All Americans is the bipartisan campaign to secure full nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people nationwide. Freedom for All Americans includes two separate entities – Freedom for All Americans and Freedom for All Americans Education Fund, collectively referred to as Freedom for All Americans (FFAA). Our work brings together conservatives and progressives, businesses large and small, people of faith, and allies from all walks of life to make the case for comprehensive non-discrimination protections that ensure everyone is treated fairly and equally.
With the ultimate goal of securing nationwide nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ Americans, Freedom for All Americans works at the federal, state, and local level to grow public support for comprehensive and inclusive nondiscrimination protections, protect more people from discrimination, and build the team of advocates and influencers advocating for nondiscrimination protections. Founded in 2015, FFAA is headquartered in Washington, DC with most staff working virtually across the country.
Freedom for All Americans is seeking a Chief Communications Officer to start in August of 2019.
The Chief Communications Officer is responsible for developing and implementing a communications strategy that will help win comprehensive nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people nationwide for 2025. The Chief Communications Officer leads and manages a dynamic team of 8+ communications/public affairs staff.
The Chief Communications Officer should be an individual deeply committed to advancing LGBTQ equality and LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections, as well as someone comfortable managing a remote team.
The Chief Communications Officer reports to the CEO. People of color; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and gender diverse people; women; and people of all political backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
REPORTING & SUPERVISION
Reports to: CEO
Supervises: Up to 8 staff members
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Our ideal candidate will...
LOCATION AND TRAVEL
This is a remote team, but candidates for this position should be based in Washington, D.C. or be willing to relocate. Candidates must be able to work from home and feel comfortable frequently engaging with colleagues and partners by phone, video conference, email, and other digital communications tools. FFAA will provide all of the tools necessary to succeed in this position.
This position requires significant travel, including at least 2 staff retreats, ad hoc organizational meetings, movement gatherings, and more.
Salary is commensurate with experience. [$100,000 - $139,000]
FFAA provides a competitive benefits package, including health care, dental, vision, 401K match, long and short term disability, paid sick leave, and a generous vacation structure including many paid holidays.
To apply, please complete our online application form which requires a resume – applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. No calls please. We welcome and encourage applications from people of color, indigenous people, transgender people, and people from across the political spectrum, as well as people who live in states that do not have comprehensive nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people.
Freedom for All Americans and Freedom for All Americans Education Fund will consider all applicants solely on the basis of their qualifications to perform the responsibilities of the position for which they are being considered, without regard to race, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, religion, marital status, ancestry, age, matriculation, pregnancy, childbirth, tobacco use, personal appearance, disability, or veteran status. The Organization does not allow, condone or tolerate discrimination against any protected class. This EEO policy is applied to all areas of employment and program participation, including recruitment, hiring, work assignments, compensation, promotions, transfers, and opportunities for training and career advancement. Freedom for All Americans and Freedom for All Americans Education Fund are equal opportunity employers and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.