Executive Director

Website '@Accountable_Org- Campaign for Accountability

<p> </p><p class=”MsoNormal” style=”text-align: center” align=”center”><strong>Government Accountability Nonprofit Seeks Executive Director to Lead Dynamic Team</strong><a name=”_Hlk481662406″></a></p><p class=”MsoNormal”><span>Campaign for Accountability (CfA), a non-profit government watchdog organization focused on public accountability, is seeking an executive director to oversee the organization’s day to day activities.</span></p><p class=”MsoNormal” style=”text-align: center” align=”center”><span><em>Campaign for Accountability </em></span></p><p class=”MsoNormal”><span> </span><span>CfA is a small nonprofit dedicated to uncovering ethical problems and malfeasance in public life.<span>  </span>CfA investigates federal and state officials, corporate malfeasance, and, through the Tech Transparency Project, large technology companies. CfA uses the law creatively to hold bad actors accountable.<span>  </span>To learn more about CfA, please visit our website: </span><a href=”https://campaignforaccountability.org/about/”><span>https://campaignforaccountability.org/about/</span></a><span>. </span></p><p class=”MsoNormal” style=”text-align: center” align=”center”><span><em>The Ideal Candidate</em></span></p><p class=”MsoNormal”><span> </span><span>This position is a unique opportunity for an experienced lawyer or policy expert to oversee CfA’s accountability efforts. The executive director oversees CfA’s legal actions, press communications, administrative functions, and interactions with outside organizations.<span>  </span>The ideal candidate will either be an attorney or have deep familiarity with the law and is comfortable speaking with media. CfA seeks candidates with experience in some combination of technology policy, ethics issues, and government transparency, as well as experience making open records requests, knowledge of federal ethics laws, and familiarity with lobbying and campaign finance regulations.</span></p><p class=”MsoNormal”><span> </span><span>This position is (or will be post-Covid) located in Washington, DC.</span></p><p class=”MsoNormal”><u>Essential Responsibilities</u></p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst” style=”margin-left: .25in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: Symbol”><span>·<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>         </span></span></span>Draft CfA’s core products, including:<span style=”font-family: ‘Courier New'”><span><span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>  </span></span></span>Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests;</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle” style=”margin-left: .75in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: ‘Courier New'”><span>o<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>   </span></span></span>State open records requests;</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle” style=”margin-left: .75in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: ‘Courier New'”><span>o<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>   </span></span></span>Requests for investigations;</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle” style=”margin-left: .75in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: ‘Courier New'”><span>o<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>   </span></span></span>Letters to federal officials;</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle” style=”margin-left: .75in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: ‘Courier New'”><span>o<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>   </span></span></span>Investigative reports;</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle” style=”margin-left: .75in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: ‘Courier New'”><span>o<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>   </span></span></span>Op eds.</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle” style=”margin-left: .25in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: Symbol”><span>·<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>         </span></span></span>Supervise all of CfA’s written materials, including website content, press releases, newsletters, social media posts, and communications with CfA’s donors.</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle” style=”margin-left: .25in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: Symbol”><span>·<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>         </span></span></span>Manage CfA’s litigation and review work of outside counsel.</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle” style=”margin-left: .25in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: Symbol”><span>·<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>         </span></span></span>Serve as CfA’s primary spokesperson to media outlets and maintain relationships with journalists.</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle” style=”margin-left: .25in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: Symbol”><span>·<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>         </span></span></span>Conceive of and manage the execution of long-term research projects to investigate new areas of unethical conduct.</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle” style=”margin-left: .25in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: Symbol”><span>·<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>         </span></span></span>Oversee all financial, operational, and administrative functions, working in tandem with CfA’s CFO.</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle” style=”margin-left: .25in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: Symbol”><span>·<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>         </span></span></span>Represent CfA in all external relationships including with partner organizations, investigators, legislators, and supporters.</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle” style=”margin-left: .25in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: Symbol”><span>·<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>         </span></span></span>Monitor news developments and conduct research to spot potential legal actions.</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpLast” style=”margin-left: .25in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: Symbol”><span>·<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>         </span></span></span>Manage CfA’s staff and hire new employees when positions become vacant.</p><p class=”MsoNormal”> <u>Qualifications</u></p><p class=”MsoNormal”> <span style=”font-family: Symbol”><span>·<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>         </span></span></span>7 years of experience working in government, advocacy, journalism, or politics.</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle” style=”margin-left: .25in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: Symbol”><span>·<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>         </span></span></span>Experience managing a team of individuals.</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle” style=”margin-left: .25in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: Symbol”><span>·<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>         </span></span></span>Law degree or experience and familiarity with open records laws.</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle” style=”margin-left: .25in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: Symbol”><span>·<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>         </span></span></span>Familiarity with regulatory environment pertaining to technology companies.</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle” style=”margin-left: .25in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: Symbol”><span>·<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>         </span></span></span>Proven track record of conceiving and executing creative investigative strategies.</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle” style=”margin-left: .25in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: Symbol”><span>·<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>         </span></span></span>Strong organizational and project-management abilities.</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle” style=”margin-left: .25in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: Symbol”><span>·<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>         </span></span></span>Exceptional writing, research, and verbal communications skills.</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle” style=”margin-left: .25in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: Symbol”><span>·<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>         </span></span></span>High degree of professional ethics and integrity.</p><p class=”MsoListParagraphCxSpLast” style=”margin-left: .25in;text-indent: -.25in”><span style=”font-family: Symbol”><span>·<span style=”font: 7.0pt ‘Times New Roman'”>         </span></span></span>Instinct to cooperate and work with others.</p><p class=”MsoNormal”> <u>Additional Information</u></p><p class=”MsoNormal”> Campaign for Accountability is an equal opportunity employer.<span>  </span>Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, LGBT individuals, and veterans encouraged to apply.</p><p class=”MsoNormal”> Salary commensurate with experience. Generous and comprehensive benefits package.</p><p class=”MsoNormal”><u>How to Apply</u></p><p class=”MsoNormal”><span style=”color: black”>Please send a one-page cover letter describing your relevant experience and interest along with your resume to </span><a href=”mailto:info@campaignforaccountability.org”>info@campaignforaccountability.org</a><span style=”color: black”> with Executive Director in the subject line. 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