November 10, 2023
Are you our new Co-Executive Director? Are you a people-centered leader? Do you have experience representing communities who have experienced criminalization? Do you love fundraising for direct services?
If/When/How, is a leading-edge lawyering organization, is embracing a co-leadership model to guide its next era of work.
With a dedicated staff who are experts in their fields, If/When/How is poised to continue its groundbreaking work and bring to life our new strategic plan to get to our 10-year goal: a future where people in every state will have more power to determine their reproductive lives in safety and with dignity, shielded from criminalization and state control over their experiences and decisions about their bodies and families.
Along with Co-Executive Director, Mariko Miki, the new Co-Executive Director will share leadership and accountability for: holding the vision of If/When/How and operationalizing programmatic strategy towards that vision; cultivating partnerships and contributing to movement coalition work; fundraising and building financial sustainability; providing high-level, people-centered organizational and team leadership; ensuring values-based and robust financial management; and building stronger governance through board development.
Candidates for the Co-Executive Director role will bring: a commitment to the mission and work of If/When/How with a strategic view of the interconnectedness between reproductive justice, criminalization, state violence, and racial justice; a deep understanding of and/or lived experience at the intersections between state violence, criminalization, reproductive oppression, and racism; a law degree and at least 15 years combined or consecutive experience as follows:
Experience working in public defense (in the criminal, family, or immigration court systems) or comparable experience in a field that provides direct legal services to people experiencing poverty, homelessness, or other state and/or interpersonal violence. At least five years of experience providing direct legal services is preferred.
- Experience supervising large teams and/or senior-level individuals.
- Experience with organizational management, including development, operations, and/or finance.
- Commitment to and experience of advancing racial equity and justice work.