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Maine Youth Justice Campaign Director

Maine Youth Justice

Maine Youth Justice seeks a full-time Campaign Director to lead the Maine Youth Justice campaign. MYJ is a statewide collaborative campaign focused on juvenile justice reform. Candidates will be team leaders with a passion for juvenile justice reform, creative problem-solving, and relationship-building. The Campaign Director will supervise and work in close collaboration with the other campaign staff, including a MYJ Campaign Community Outreach Coordinator at Portland Outright and a MYJ Campaign Community Outreach Coordinator at  Maine Inside Out.

Primary Characteristics Desired: 
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Adaptable to diverse identities and environments
  • Grant writing and private donor development skills
  • Proven fundraising track record
  • Experience and confidence with media and press interaction
  • Experience collaborating with and mobilizing young people
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Fiscal management experience/accounting and bookkeeping skills
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Oversee all aspects of the campaign including day-to-day operations, management of staff, the coordination and implementation of the fundraising operations.
  • Responsible for creating and managing the campaign budget and database.Work with specific constituency groups to organize their involvement with the campaign.

  • Cultivate relationships with the press, set up interviews and identify media opportunities for the campaign.
  • Help write and develop campaign literature, web site in partnership with Youth First TA.
  • Responsible for raising the money that will allow the campaign to accomplish its goals.
  • Work closely with the finance committee to meet the financial goals of the campaign.  
  • Oversee the financial and accounting aspects of the campaign. 
  • Monitor all contributions, maintain financial records and responsible for compliance with the relevant rules and regulations.
Youth Organizing:
  • Lead community organizing efforts to build base of youth/young adults.
  • Mobilize youth/young adults toward advocating for transformative change in their communities.
  • Engage in a dynamic and holistic model of youth organizing.

Full time salary commensurate with experience; paid holidays, vacation and sick time; mileage reimbursement and health care stipend.

To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter to myj@maineinitiatives.org
Applications will be accepted until May 21, 2019

Additional Job Information

Providing a salary range is a practice that models transparency and is one recommended strategy for advancing equitable compensation.
Portland Area

Application Details

Please email resume and cover letter to myj@maineinitiatives.org. Applications will be accepted until May 21, 2019.
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