Job Posting for Citizens for Juvenile Justice: Deputy Director

Title: Deputy Director

Organization: Citizens for Juvenile Justice

Brief Summary of Position:

The Deputy Director will work closely with the Executive Director to plan and promote CfJJ’s broader policy agenda and assist with day-to-day operations of the organization. The position requires some evening or early morning meetings and travel within and outside of Massachusetts (out of state travel is rare, usually no more than 1-2 trips/year). CfJJ welcomes both full and part-time (no fewer than 30 hours/week)applicants. There is some flexibility as to office hours.


Strong candidates will have a J.D. or other relevant graduate degree. Outstanding candidates without a graduate degree who have extensive background in legislative or legal work will be considered. Candidates must be eligible to lobby in Massachusetts on issues that are relevant to CfJJ’s work. Current or former state employees should be prepared to address during the hiring process any short or long-term limitations that may exist with respect to their lobbying activities.

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To Apply:

Please send an email to with the subject line “Deputy Director application” and attach (1) a letter describing your interest in and experience relevant to this position, including why you are interested in promoting juvenile justice reform in Massachusetts; (2) your resume or CV; (3) names of 3 references; and (4) a persuasive writing sample (no more than 2-3 pages), preferably legislative testimony, a fact sheet, an executive summary, or other document prepared solely by you that reflects your past advocacy work. Applications will not be considered until all of the above materials have been submitted.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by close of business on October 20, 2014.


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