WORK FOR NYC'S PRIMARY PRETRIAL SERVICE AGENCY!
Our work seeks to reduce jail overcrowding and unnecessary detention in New York City.
Do you have an interest in creating a public relations strategy for an organization at the forefront of criminal justice reform?
Are you a creative and innovative thinker with the ability to write clearly about complex topics?
Are you passionate about helping non-profits build their brand and marketing strategy?
Join our team of talented professionals to help us with our internal and external messaging
The New York City Criminal Justice Agency (CJA), New York City’s main pretrial service agency, is seeking a Communications Manager to help us tell our story to policy makers, funders, and the public. This is a unique chance to work for a preeminent criminal justice nonprofit and develop a communications infrastructure from the ground up.
With the closing of Rikers Island and the possibility of bail reform consistently in the news, this is a time of intense interest in criminal justice issues in New York City. CJA is seeking a highly motivated and innovative communications professional to assist us in explaining CJA’s important work.
The New York City Criminal Justice Agency (CJA) is New York City’s main pretrial services agency, combining operations, demonstration projects, and research under one roof. CJA provides pretrial services to the courts and over 200,000 persons arrested annually in New York City. Information collected about these arrestees and subsequent case processing is maintained in the agency’s database systems, which are used to conduct research on arrestee characteristics, case processing and court outcomes, and on issues in criminal justice policy. CJA operates in the criminal courts and detention facilities within the 5 boroughs of NYC, employing over 200 employees, citywide.
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: CJA offers a very generous benefit plan including health, dental and vision insurance, 4 weeks' vacation, paid holidays and a retirement plan with employer matching contributions
The New York City Criminal Justice Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer