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The Human Trafficking Legal Center is currently recruiting for a part-time Operations Manager (to begin mid-December) and a 2019 Summer Fellow.

Please read below for position descriptions and directions to apply.

The Human Trafficking Legal Center is currently recruiting for a part-time Operations Manager

Operations Manager Job Description

The Human Trafficking Legal Center seeks an experienced operations manager to work directly with the president of the organization at our Washington, DC headquarters. The part-time operations manager will:

  • Manage day-to-day office operations, including routine month-end bookkeeping and coordination with outside accountant.
  • Provide support to organization’s staff with correspondence, travel arrangements, and scheduling.
  • Provide support to the Communications/Development Director with grant tracking, grant acknowledgment letters, and donor relations.
  • Manage employee health insurance benefits plan.
  • Provide communications support, including drafting newsletters, posting to social media, updating the website, and management of contacts lists.
  • Provide support at organizational events.
  • Maintain organized electronic and physical filing system.
  • Implement document retention policy.
  • Provide staffing for meetings of the Board of Directors, including development of Board materials.
  • Manage annual audit process, including uploading documents to auditor portal.
  • Manage state registration process in collaboration with outside vendor.
  • Monitor internal controls to ensure proper accounting records.
  • Assist attorneys with legal filings for trafficking survivor clients.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years of experience including at least 2 years of office management, employee benefits experience, and/or accounting
  • Familiarity with WordPress
  • Excellent communications, writing, problem-solving, and organizational skills
  • Event planning skills
  • Familiarity with Excel, mail merge, MailChimp, and social media platforms
  • Language skills, with fluency in a second language preferred
  • Flexibility, sense of humor, compassion, and professionalism

 

This is a part-time position, with hours set at 20 per week. Regular hours are 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Monday through Friday. Annual salary and benefits: Compensation is competitive and dependent on experience. Benefits include vacation time (with an additional week of paid vacation between Christmas and New Year’s), sick leave, health insurance, and a retirement plan.

 

Submissions: Please email a cover letter, resume, and a list of two references to: info@htlegalcenter.org by December 1, 2018. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until December 1, with an anticipated start date of December 17, 2018.

 

Candidates must have authorization to work in the United States for any employer. The organization is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran’s status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations.

The Human Trafficking Legal Center is currently recruiting for a 2019 Summer Fellow

2019 Summer Fellow Description

We are seeking a full-time legal fellow in our Washington, D.C. office to support our work empowering trafficking survivors to secure justice. Internships at HT Legal are unpaid, but internship credit may be available through students’ law schools. This internship is for Summer 2019.

HT Legal also sponsors recent law graduates receiving fellowships and grants. Please email sbessell@htlegalcenter.org for more information on organizational sponsorship.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct trafficking case analysis using HT Legal’s data resources
  • Research and draft fact sheets on human trafficking trends
  • Research international human trafficking strategic litigation
  • Provide support to supervising attorney as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong interest and commitment to human rights and public interest law
  • Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to handle several tasks at once while working independently or as a member of a team
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States

EDUCATION

Applicants must be law students who are currently enrolled for the duration of the internship term.

INTERNSHIP PERIOD

The internship position will begin in May 2019 and end in August 2019, although dates are flexible.

TIME COMMITMENT

Candidates must be available for 35 hours/week minimum.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

TO APPLY

Please send your cover letter, resume, short writing sample (2-5 pages), and a list of 3 references, all in PDF format, to sbessell@htlegalcenter.org with “Summer Law Internship Application” in the subject line.

Only selected applicants will be contacted for phone or in-person interviews. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.

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