The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Washington is hiring and inviting applications for a Privacy Counsel job.

About the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Washington

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a 501(c)(4) organization, is the premier coalition of more than 230 organizations which promotes and protects civil and human rights in America. The Leadership Conference has coordinated national lobbying efforts on behalf of every major civil rights law since 1957.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Provides strategic guidance to the Media and Technology team concerning legislative and administrative priorities.
  • Researches and drafts legal memoranda on federal bills and proposed administrative rules and regulations affecting people and communities impacted by the criminal legal system.
  • Lobbies members of Congress, their staff, and administration officials to support coalition positions on pending legislation and policy initiatives.
  • Assists in the coordination of policy briefings for congressional and executive branch staff.
  • Provides in-depth analysis of current federal and state media and technology issues and legislation, as needed.
  • Writes and/or edits position papers, public comments, coalition advocacy letters, and other documents related to coalition priorities.
  • Assists in developing educational materials, including reports, policy statements, congressional testimony, and talking points to educate policymakers and the general public on coalition priority issues.
  • Convenes and facilitates meetings of civil and human rights organizations to address timely public policy issues and to reach consensus positions.
  • Provides staff support for the Media and Technology Task Force and the task force chairpersons, including convening and facilitating working groups of the Media and Technology Task Force in partnership with Media and Technology program staff.

Eligibility for Privacy Counsel Job

  • A JD degree. A license to practice law is preferred.
  • A minimum of three (3) of combined experience working on legislative and policy matters.
  • Working knowledge of media and technology issues and legislation, particularly with a civil rights frame.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze legislative and administrative policy.
  • Strong legal research and analytical skills, including drafting and analyzing legislative language.

How to Apply?

Please find the link at the end of this post.


Washington, DC

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