ACS believes that the Constitution is “of the people, by the people, and for the people.” We interpret the Constitution based on its text and against the backdrop of history and lived experience. Through a diverse nationwide network of progressive lawyers, law students, judges, scholars and many others, we work to uphold the Constitution in the 21st Century by ensuring that law is a force for protecting our democracy and the public interest and for improving people’s lives.
ACS Associates perform a wide variety of administrative tasks in support of the ACS Department they are hired to work with, and this is the main focus of the day to day work that is required. We are seeking Associates in each of the following departments: Administration, Communications, Network Advancement, and Policy and Programs to support the work of these departments in areas like event scheduling, zoom facilitation, data entry and data base management, digital support such as website or email work, and research.
We look to offer Associates opportunities to provide substantive support to the staff in areas like assistance with speaking programs and written products, communicating the ideas contained in these products and help with expanding and strengthening ACS’s national network of lawyers and law students. Associates will also often participate in networking sessions and opportunities with notably accomplished progressive attorneys from diverse professional backgrounds. Associates will also help manage national events in Washington, D.C. Evening work is sometimes required for specific events, but weekend work is limited to major conferences once or twice per year.
Applicants who are recent college graduates and considering law school are encouraged to apply, as the person in this position will develop a deeper understanding of the legal profession. A timed writing test will be required by potential candidates.
This position will start in Summer 2021 and our office will be remote until September 2021.
· Bachelor’s Degree
· A commitment to work a one-year minimum term.
· A strong commitment to ACS’s mission.
· Self motivation/ability to work independently.
· Ability to manage a number of diverse projects and budget time accordingly.
· Excellent interpersonal skills.
· Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
· Excellent written and oral communication skills.
· Familiarity with Microsoft Office.
· Social media, HTML, and Salesforce experience are a plus.
· Non-negotiable salary of $45,000.
· Generous health, vision, dental, life insurance.
· Paid holiday, vacation, and sick leave.
HOW TO APPLY
Those wishing to apply should submit a résumé, cover letter, an official or unofficial transcript and one letter of recommendation (each as a PDF) to Jeran Wiebke, Office Manager & Bookkeeper, at email@example.com.
Please include “ACS Associate Candidate” in the subject line.
If your Letter of Recommendation is sent separately by the recommender, please ensure they put the candidate’s name and “Letter of Recommendation” in the subject line.
ACS values a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. ACS encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status.