Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities


Community Engagement Manager

The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice (the “Institute”) seeks a committed, innovative individual to serve as a full-time Community Engagement Manager. The Institute focuses on three interconnected pillars: (1) Economic Justice, (2) Criminal Justice Reform, and (3) Civic Engagement. The Community Engagement Manager will work to mobilize communities throughout the state of New Jersey to take action in support of all of the Institute’s campaigns across the three pillars. The Manager will advocate fiercely to ensure that the voices of community members most impacted by these issues are included in pillar strategic planning, community organizing, and outreach strategies. The Manager will activate hundreds of new supporters, while building a core group of 20-30 community partners. The Manager will work as part of a team, working with the Director of Community Engagement to meet and exceed weekly and long-term targets.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and will be accepted until the position is filled. Please email your cover letter, resume, professional writing sample on which you are the primary author, and three professional references to recruitment@njisj.org. Please submit your application materials via Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF. Include all attachments in a single email stating, in the subject line, “Community Engagement Manager.”

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Internship Opportunities

Interns: The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice seeks dedicated, highly qualified law and graduate students for summer and term legal and policy internships. Please submit inquiries or applications (comprised of a cover letter, resume, transcript (official or unofficial), three references, and a writing sample) to recruitment@njisj.org. For more information on the internship and how to apply, please click here.