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Washington, DC 20005
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
American Constitution Society
Street address: 
1333 H St NW
District of Columbia
Job type: 
Position Description: 

ACS has an immediate opening for an Assistant Director of Lawyer Chapters to help manage a growing national network of over 40 lawyer chapters in cities across the country and support the overall work of the Department of Network Advancement. This is a remote position. Preference will be given to candidates based in an area other than Chicago, Houston, or Washington, D.C. (where current Department staff are based).
The Assistant Director of Lawyer Chapters will:
Help manage the existing network of ACS lawyer chapters across the country and strategic expansion of ACS lawyer chapters in new cities and states;
Build a vibrant, diverse, active and cohesive network for members at all stages of their careers;
Facilitate programming for lawyer chapters;
Approve and handle funding for lawyer chapter events;
Implement the lawyer chapter division’s budget and strategic priorities;
Integrate lawyer chapter activities and chapter members into ACS’s various substantive initiatives;
Develop and plan signature events to raise money and to raise ACS’s profile and broaden its impact in key legal markets around the country;
Facilitate outreach to student chapter members and outside organizations;
Work with the Director of Lawyer Chapters, other Assistant Director of Lawyer Chapters, Vice President of Network Advancement, and Director of Student Chapters to ensure career-long engagement of young lawyers and law students with the ACS network;
Help coordinate the participation of network members with ACS special projects and career opportunities; and
Other duties as may be assigned from time to time within the overall department


The ideal candidate will possess many of the following qualifications and personal attributes:
Campaign or other organizing experience
Would do anything for a networking opportunity (loves it, loves it, loves it!)
Details are your friends
Ability to absorb information about several moving parts
Works equally well with millennials, law students, new and seasoned lawyers, scholars, judges and public officials
Event planning and/or fundraising experience
Excellent writing skills
Thrives in an outcome-driven work culture
Knowledge of current legal and public policy issues
Some travel for meetings and events is required
JD and 2+ years of post-law school experience
Social media, HTML and Excel experience are a plus
Being based in a southern or western state is a plus

To apply: 

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to [email protected].

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.
Salary range: 
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Submission deadline: 
Wednesday, July 26, 2017