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Program Manager

Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center (IJPC) is seeking a full-time Program Manager to lead our anti-death penalty and peace & nonviolence programming. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who enjoys building relationships with diverse groups and excels at organizing individuals to take collective action. This position provides the opportunity to engage with community members in Greater Cincinnati, individuals on death row, nonprofit leaders, and elected officials.

About the Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center (IJPC) IJPC is a small, dynamic nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate and advocate for peace, challenge unjust local, national and global systems, and promote the creation of a non-violent society. We mobilize people of Greater Cincinnati to raise their voices, take action, and create change. For more information, visit

Job Responsibilities
The Anti-Death Penalty Program and Peace & Nonviolence Program Manager reports to the executive director and is responsible for:
 Creating annual program plans, with input from the executive director, and coordinating the direction of each program;
 Collaborating with IJPC committees, as well as state and national organizations, to develop education and advocacy campaigns;
 Creating and implementing educational presentations and trainings, including creating visual and written communication;
 Planning and facilitating grassroots and direct lobbying efforts with local and state officials; and
 Alerting network about relevant current events by crafting informative emails and social media messaging. 

You are a good fit for this position if you have a commitment to peace and justice and IJPC’s mission; if you are able to work independently and collaboratively; if you value connecting with and organizing community members; if you can multi-task and see projects through to completion; and are able and willing to work flexible hours.
We’re seeking candidates with excellent written and oral communication skills. Desirable skills are:
 A demonstrated commitment to justice and a history of getting things done even in the face of obstacles;
 Experience managing multiple projects and ability to collaborate with committee members and volunteers;
 Ability to create and implement campaigns for systemic change; Knowledge of the death penalty in Ohio, anti-racism practices, and peace and nonviolence movements are helpful but not required.
The small IJPC staff works collaboratively, shares office chores, and performs other duties as requested.

What Else You Should Know 

This position is full time exempt and reports to the Executive Director. Salary range is $36,000-$39,000 depending on experience. Benefits include generous time off and a reimbursement health benefit for full time employees covered by health insurance providing minimum essential coverage.

IJPC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We encourage applicants from marginalized and underrepresented communities.

 How to Apply
Please submit resume and cover letter via email to Allison Reynolds-Berry, Executive Director, at by April 14, 2021. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 
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