Title: Program Manager, Los Angeles
Reports to: VP, Programs
Location: Los Angeles, CA
The Brady Campaign and Center to Prevent Gun Violence is seeking an experienced Program Manager to lead the day-to-day implementation of our Los Angeles campaign to stop the flow of crime guns into American cities (5% of licensed gun dealers supply 90% of the guns that are used in crimes). The Program Manager will be responsible for addressing the problem of crime guns in the Los Angeles area. Working with senior management, city, state, and national officials, local and national allies, and other stakeholders the Program Manager will implement campaign strategies and tactics to disrupt the flow of crime guns, into communities impacted by gun violence on a daily basis. This will include working with police, prosecutors, other GVP organizations, the press, the business community, faith leaders, impacted communities, and local elected officials to identify gun dealers contributing to the crime gun problem and work to ensure they reform or are shut down. The Program Manager will also work to leverage Brady’s activities through partnerships with other community-based organizations working directly with those most impacted by crime guns.
Ideal candidates for this position will have worked previously on community-based organizing and/or political campaigns impacting the greater Los Angeles community and are skilled in building and maintaining relationships with community activists, elected officials and their staffs, and other key stakeholders. They also have experience interacting with public officials, have strong political acumen, and are familiar with the function of government and the role advocacy plays advancing public policy. Ideal candidates are highly adaptable and can manage changing requests, demands, and timelines. Candidates will welcome working as part of a cross-functional team while reporting regularly to the VP of Programs based in DC. The position requires the proven ability to plan and execute on-the-ground actions like lobby-visits, business meetings, and press conferences. The candidate is not required to have prior experience in the gun violence prevention movement but is expected to be passionate about the issue.
Please email cover letter and résumé to [email protected] mentioning “Program Manager, Los Angeles” in the subject line. The Brady Campaign and Center is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diverse applicants to apply. No phone calls please. This position is classified as exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act, and is not eligible for overtime pay.