From time to time, the Center for Black Equity seeks bright, energetic individuals who are passionate about equity for Black people in America, human rights and helping others elevate their voices.

CBE’s Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging, and Equity
The Center for Black Equity is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in employment, recruitment, compensation, termination, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. CBE is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.

Current Opportunities (2 openings)

Program Assistant

Title: Program Assistant (P/T 25 hours per week)
Reporting to: President and Chief Executive Officer
Location: Remote; In-person beginning April 2021 (Washington, DC)
Start Date: November 1, 2020

Responsibilities

The program assistant is responsible for supporting the President/CEO in many of his day-to-day responsibilities. The program assistant will also ensure the professional, effective, and efficient operation of the CBE’s headquarter office in Washington, DC.  This position will include the following responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the President’s schedule, and assisting in organizing meetings, conferences, and other events
  • Preforming on-line research and drafting a host of documents
  • Performing clerical tasks, such as sorting and sending mail, making deliveries, answering phone calls, including taking and delivering messages
  • Maintaining organizational files and archives
  • Keeping an inventory of office supplies and ordering new supplies as needed
  • Welcoming visitors and dignitaries in a cordial, professional manner
  • Ensuring the office runs smoothly
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • A demonstrated committed to the mission and values of the Center for Black Equity
  • Excellent computer skills, with a professional history of doing on-line and library research
  • The ability to make independent decisions, yet seek assistance when necessary
  • Ability to work independently, and work well with others, including program administrators, community leaders, and clients
  • A passion for organization and the ability to prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills. Ability to write and speak clearly and professionally

To Apply

Email cover letter, resume, salary requirements and the name of two (2) references to jobs@centerforblackequity.org. All submissions will be acknowledged. No phone calls, please.


Digital Media Assistant

Title: Digital Media Assistant (P/T 20 hours per week, flexible hours)
Reporting to: Director of Administration
Location: Remote
Start Date: Immediate

The Center for Black Equity seeks a part time digital media assistant to support content development and research as well as digital media production. This opportunity is available immediately. Work will be remote and supporting all CBE activity.

This is a great opportunity for those passionate about equity for Black people in America, human rights and helping others elevate their voices.

The program assistant is a valuable member of the CBE team and serves in the essential role of assisting with the digital media presence of the CBE. The program assistant will create rich, dynamic content tailored to the Black LGBTQ+ community.

Under the direction of the director of administration, the program will:

  • Research audience preferences and discover current trends;
  • Create engaging text, image and video content;
  • Design posts to sustain readers’ curiosity and create buzz around new projects and initiatives;
  • Measure web traffic and monitor SEO;
  • Stay up-to-date with changes in all social platforms ensuring maximum effectiveness;
  • Facilitate online conversations with customers and respond to queries;
  • Develop an optimal posting schedule, considering web traffic and customer engagement metrics;
  • Oversee social media accounts’ layout; and
  • Suggest new ways to attract followers and influencers, like promotions and competitions.

Additionally, the program assistant will perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Requirements

The role requires excellent coordination, organization, and written and oral communication skills, including a strong phone presence. Ability to work independently, take initiative and be productive with minimal supervision as well as in a team environment on several projects at a time is necessary.

The ideal candidate will also be detail oriented with strong customer service and interpersonal skills and have a high level of self-confidence and enthusiasm, as well as proficiency with virtual communication platforms. A self-starter who is flexible to changing priorities, adaptable to new systems and able to interact professionally and diplomatically with CBE staff, sponsors, vendors and external entities is preferred. Strong computer skills including proficient use of Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word are required.

  • At least two (2) years of experience in social media/marketing/promotions.
  • In-depth working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube or Vimeo.
  • Experience with social media analytics, including Google Analytics and Facebook Insights.
  • Experience with contributing to website design or redesign projects.
  • Experience with audience research.
  • Creative Cloud applications, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign is a plus.

Evening and weekend work required as event, program and activity needs dictate.

We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. CBE is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.

To Apply

Email cover letter, resume, salary requirements and the name of two (2) references to jobs@centerforblackequity.org. All submissions will be acknowledged. No phone calls, please.

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