Employment Opportunities

To apply for current openings, please review the application instructions included with each job description below.

Race Forward’s work to advance racial justice is embedded in these core values. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or veteran status.

Posted Date: March 10, 2022

The Root Solutions for Public Safety Director a temporary, two-year full-time position that supports GARE practitioners in exploring and identifying, sharing and disseminating ways that racial equity can be achieved within one of our nation's most pervasive and persistent area of inequity: the criminal justice system (criminal courts, policing and carceral institutions). This position will serve to identify and disseminate leading edge and emergent practices that are being launched in the public sector.

Posted Date: February 28, 2022

The person is passionate about our mission and to lead a powerhouse technology team tasked with restructuring, revamping, and running the organization's technology infrastructure and web applications. They will build and advance the technological foundations to deliver on the organization's goals and streamline its operations and systems.

Posted Date: January 28, 2022

The Graphic Designer will support Race Forward's brand and communications. This role includes conceptual development, design for print and web, and close coordination with the Head of Graphic Design, the Communications team, and across the organization.

Posted Date: January 18, 2022

This position develops strategy for designing pathways, programming and processes that have broad reach into GARE, creating and sustaining a vibrant social change network that embodies aspects of a learning community and a community of practice. This position oversees a team of approximately 7 staff that are responsible for communications, virtual programming, online community building, our resource library, working groups, the GARE Annual Membership Meeting and all other activities that are designed to be network-wide.

Posted Date: December 27, 2021

The Director will work in close partnership to the VP of NAC to envision, design, and implement narrative and cultural strategies that support Race Forward's overall mission, visiontheory of change, and programs.

Posted Date: December 7, 2021

The Housing Justice Narrative Campaign Manager for ISC is a two-year grant funded position that will work closely with Narrative Arts and Culture to support the Housing Justice Narrative Campaign, together with our campaign partners PolicyLink and Community Change. Specifically the HJN manager will serve as a bridge to institutional strategies for the campaign, in particular bridging campaign sites to GARE members, developing relationships with supportive community development organizations, engaging jurisdictions in models emerging from the campaign, researching models currently in use among the membership that meets the standard of treating housing as a public good, and promoting models of housing as a public good with local government and community development organizations.

Posted Date: December 7, 2021

The Federal Program Team Outreach and Marketing Director is accountable for overseeing all internal and external outreach and communications for the Federal Initiative to Govern for Racial Equity. This role is responsible for managing an outreach and communications plan activities and building external relationships with the organization's constituencies, and will work with Race Forward's Media Relations Manager on media relations. The Outreach and Marketing Director develops a proactive outreach and communications strategy and ensures messaging is consistent and engaging.

Posted Date: December 7, 2021

The Federal Government Team Project Coordinator supports the Federal Team with developing processes to achieve efficient deployment of programs and capacity building activities. The Project Coordinator is tasked to perform a variety of programmatic and administrative duties that serve to support or advance Federal Team programs and initiatives. The Project Coordinator helps the Team to maintain its relationships with programmatic partners, provides administrative support to research and communications, engaging in research on an as needed basis and assists with events planning.

Posted Date: December 7, 2021

The Director will work with the Federal Strategies Deputy Director in shaping and executing the research and policy vision of the Federal Initiative. The Project Director is responsible for overseeing and coordinating research for the federal team; developing research and policy fact sheets, issue papers and reports that align with racial equity and governance for featuring in reports, presentations, media outreach, and curricula; and assisting with the development and execution of Race Forward's research and policy agenda broadly.

Posted Date: December 7, 2021

The Federal Government Team Training and Education Senior Director is accountable for developing, customizing, and implementing education programming on racial equity that improves the professional competency and skills of civil servants at the federal level.