Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST)

The Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) is a Los Angeles–based nonprofit organization that is working to put an end to modern slavery and human trafficking through comprehensive, lifesaving services to survivors and a platform to advocate for groundbreaking policies and legislation. Over the past two decades, CAST has supported thousands of survivors through every phase of their journey to freedom from counseling, to legal resources, to housing, educational and leadership training and mentorship. Through these programs, CAST has helped empower survivors to overcome their traumatic pasts and become leading voices in shaping policy and public awareness to ultimately put an end to the fastest growing criminal enterprise of the 21st century.

Sep 23, 2019
If you are looking for an organization where your gifts, talents, skills and abilities contribute to a greater cause, join our team. Our Mission:  Ending modern slavery through education, advocacy and empowering survivors of human trafficking. About Us:  The Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) is a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization that is working to put an end to modern slavery and human trafficking through comprehensive, lifesaving services to survivors and a platform to advocate for groundbreaking policies and legislation. Over the past two decades, CAST has supported thousands of survivors through every phase of their journey to freedom from counseling, to legal resources, to housing, educational and leadership training and mentorship. Through these programs, CAST has helped empower survivors to overcome their traumatic pasts and become leading voices in shaping policy and public awareness to ultimately put an end to the fastest growing criminal enterprise of the 21st century. CAST offers generous benefits, including medical, life, disability, paid sick/vacation time, and a 403(b) plan. Additionally, we provide you an opportunity to work with a team of committed individuals, where you are supported and given every chance to succeed. Job Description         Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer Department:           Operations/Administration   Reports To:            Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Employment Type:          Full-time, Exempt Location:              Los Angeles, CA   Summary of Position The Executive Assistant reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer. The Executive Assistant provides executive support in a one-on-one working relationship. The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of the CEO. The Executive Assistant also serves as a liaison to the board of directors and senior management teams; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects. The Executive Assistant must enjoy working with a non-profit organization that is mission-driven, results-driven, and community orientated. This individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a balance among multiple priorities. Must be able to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion. Core Competencies Required Strong Integrity                         Excellent Written and Verbal Communication    Solid Decision-Making Skills                 Initiative/Proactive               Effective Interpersonal/Relationship Skills       Familiarity with Technology   Proven track record of Excellence Analytical/Strategically Organized Agility/Flexibility Diversity and Inclusion Awareness Good Judgment Customer-Centered Focus  Essential Responsibilities Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the CEO, including: managing an extremely active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and compiling documents for travel-related meetings. Plans, coordinates, and ensures the CEO's schedule is followed and respected. Acts as the "gate keeper", creating win-win situations for direct access to the CEO's time and schedule. Communicates directly, and on behalf of the CEO, with Board Member, Donors, Foundation Staff, and others, on matters related to CEO's programmatic initiatives. Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the CEO, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate course of action, referral, or response. Responsible for managing social media postings in relation to the CEO and on before of Cast. Provides a bridge of smooth communication between the CEO's office and internal departments; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust, and support with senior management staff. Works closely and effectively with the CEO to keep her well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately. Provides leadership to build relationships crucial to the success of the organization, and manages a variety special projects for the CEO, some of which may have organization impact. Successfully completes critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, including drafting social media posts, presentations, personal correspondence, updating and maintaining donor/fundraising database, and other tasks and duties as assigned. Provides administrative support to the Operations team, front desk/reception by answering phones and relieving staff. Essential Skills and Requirements  Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners and donors Expert level written and verbal communication skills Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer / client service and response Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment Forward-looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions  Qualifications Bachelor's Degree Required. Degree with significant writing skills preferred. Advanced work experience with writing skills, in lieu of education, acceptable. Minimum of 5 years of experience supporting C-Level Executives, preferably in a non-profit organization Experience in internal / external communications, community relations, and fundraising Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, and Social Media platforms Maintains a valid California Driver's License and vehicle insurance. Ability to thrive in a mission-driven environment Committed to the mission, vision, and values of CAST Must maintain a good driving record as required by company and DOT regulations, as applicable. Driver's license must be up to date and driving records reasonable clean'subject to review by Operations or Human Resources. Provide proof of personal auto insurance coverage - Minimum Policy structure 100/300/50 liability. Ability to thrive in a mission driven environment.   CAST is an Equal Opportunity Employer The Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, CAST complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. Compensation: Salary range is $50,000 - $60,000, DOE. Benefits package includes medical, life, disability, sick/vacation leave, and a 403(b) plan. Opportunity to work with a team of committed individuals, and make an impact in your community. Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening; which includes, but is not limited to a criminal background check. Applications for this position  must  be completed via our  online careers portal  and needs to include a  cover letter, resume, and writing sample . Due to the high volume of resumes received, only qualified candidates will be contacted.  No Phone Calls Please.   Benefits CAST offers generous benefits, including medical, life, disability, paid sick/vacation time, and a 403(b) plan. Additionally, we provide you an opportunity to work with a team of committed individuals, where you are supported and given every chance to succeed.
Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) Los Angeles, CA, USA Administration / Clerical
Sep 23, 2019
If you are looking for an organization where your gifts, talents, skills and abilities contribute to a greater cause, join our team. Our Mission:  Ending modern slavery through education, advocacy and empowering survivors of human trafficking. About Us:  The Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) is a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization that is working to put an end to modern slavery and human trafficking through comprehensive, lifesaving services to survivors and a platform to advocate for groundbreaking policies and legislation. Over the past two decades, CAST has supported thousands of survivors through every phase of their journey to freedom from counseling, to legal resources, to housing, educational and leadership training and mentorship. Through these programs, CAST has helped empower survivors to overcome their traumatic pasts and become leading voices in shaping policy and public awareness to ultimately put an end to the fastest growing criminal enterprise of the 21st century. CAST offers generous benefits, including medical, life, disability, paid sick/vacation time, and a 403(b) plan. Additionally, we provide you an opportunity to work with a team of committed individuals, where you are supported and given every chance to succeed.   Job Description Title/Position:              Communications Manager Status:                 Exempt Department:               Operations (Administration) Reports To:                Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Employment Type:        Full Time Location:                             Los Angeles, CA / On-Site   Summary of Position Under the supervision of the CEO, the Communications Manager will be responsible for managing CAST's communications plan to engage key stakeholders and the community at large. This position will develop and manage the organization's social media outlets, brand strategy and implementation, aid in the preparation of presentations and/or write speeches and talking points for executive staff, and serve as liaison with the public relations firm. The Communications Manager must demonstrate a commitment to providing support and upholding CAST's mission. This position is ideal for an individual who is self-motivated, passionate about human rights and able to work in a team or independently. This representative will possess strong communication, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Core Competencies Required Strong Integrity                         Excellent Written and Verbal Communication    Solid Decision-Making Skills                 Initiative/Proactive               Effective Interpersonal/Relationship Skills       Familiarity with Technology   Proven track record of Excellence Analytical/Strategically Organized Agility/Flexibility Diversity and Inclusion Awareness Good Judgment Customer-Centered Focus Essential Responsibilities Traditional Communications Develop and implement CAST communications plan and all supporting strategies, which includes brand management and all social media communications (listed below) and: A communications calendar for print, fund-raising campaigns, events and major donors. Press releases, CAST corporate communications, project-specific communications and mailings. Workshop and conference materials. Speaking engagements materials. Board recruitment support materials. CAST annual Impact Report. Other written and marketing materials as needed.       Social Media Design and implement electronic communications plan and calendar to support regular and ad-hoc communications. Manage the CAST website; Work with web developer to facilitate regular site maintenance and updates. Manage CAST's social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram). Create daily posts to all sites. Enhance social media strategies to optimize search engine listing and increase followers and site engagement. Develop and generate weekly email blasts.   Essential Skills and Requirements Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Proven track record of managing production of communications materials, such as brochures and e-communications. Candidate is proficient in one additional language, preferably Spanish. Successful track record in developing communications plans and strategies, including brand management, media and public relations. Successful management of social media resources, such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and/or other marketing venues. Established ability in public speaking to a highly diverse audience. Demonstrated success managing Communications for Fundraising. Advanced skills in Microsoft Office including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and fundraising software. Confirmed ability to prioritize projects and multi-task in a fast-paced working environment. Proven knowledge of working with multicultural communities and human rights issues. Excellent interpersonal skills, honest communications, positive attitude and ability to carry a professional tone. Ability to maintain composure in an organization that regularly provides support to highly traumatized victims. Committed to the mission, vision and values of CAST.   Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in communications or related field required. Successful history (5+ years) in managing Organizational Communications. Track record of managing production of communications materials, such as brochures and e-communications. Superior interpersonal skills, honest communications, positive attitude and ability to carry a professional tone. Ability to maintain composure in an organization that regularly provides support to highly traumatized victims. Must maintain a good driving record as required by company and DOT regulations, as applicable. Driver's license must be up to date and driving records reasonable clean'subject to review by Operations or Human Resources. Provide proof of personal auto insurance coverage - Minimum Policy structure 100/300/50 liability. Ability to thrive in a mission driven environment.   CAST is an Equal Opportunity Employer The Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, CAST complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. Compensation: Salary range is $60,000 - $75,000 DOE. Benefits package includes medical, life, disability, sick/vacation leave, and a 403(b) plan. Opportunity to work with a team of committed individuals, and make an impact in your community. Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening; which includes, but is not limited to a criminal background check. Applications for this position  must  be completed via our  online careers portal  and needs to include a  cover letter, resume, and writing sample . Due to the high volume of resumes received, only qualified candidates will be contacted.  No Phone Calls Please.  
Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) Los Angeles, CA, USA Marketing / PR