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Jobs & Internships

Thank you for your interest in joining our team! You will find all open positions listed below. We're committed to diversity and equal opportunity in our recruitment and hiring. Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are welcome to apply for any open positions listed below.

To apply, see the instructions for the position you're interested in. Because of the volume of submissions we receive, we are unable to respond to every application, but if you are a potential candidate, we will contact you. To be considered for a position you must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


Current Opportunities

Chief Operating Officer 

Reports to: President & CEO
Status: Full-Time, Exempt, Hybrid with some travel to Hartford, CT 
Compensation: $160,000 - $180,000 annually plus benefits package

Everyday Democracy seeks an inaugural Chief Operating Officer to work in partnership with the President & CEO to provide internal leadership to the organization. This role will also work closely with leaders from across the organization to build effective organizational systems and culture with an equity lens. The Chief Operating Officer will oversee Everyday Democracy’s Human Resources, Finance, Programs, and Evaluation teams.

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Vice President for Strategy and Impact 

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer
Status: Full-time, Exempt, Hybrid with travel to Hartford, CT headquarters and partner sites around the country 
Compensation: $140,000 - $160,000 annually plus benefits package

Everyday Democracy seeks to hire a Vice President for Strategy and Impact to lead our efforts to develop impactful strategies that ensure high quality programs and expand our influence in the broader dialogue and participatory democracy field. The Vice President will lead an adaptive cycle that involves (a) seeking to understand multiracial democracy as a complex social system, (b) helping to develop strategies for dialogue to action and (c) learning from our activities so that we can engage more effectively over time.

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Executive Assistant & Special Projects Coordinator

Reports to: President & Chief Executive Officer
Status: Full-time, Exempt, Hybrid with required travel to Hartford, CT and New York, NY
Compensation: $65,000 - $80,000 annually plus benefits package

Everyday Democracy seeks an Executive Assistant & Special Projects Coordinator to manage the day-to-day operations of the office of the President and special projects. The Executive Assistant & Special Projects Coordinator handles administrative duties and provides support with managing internal and external relationships, including the Board of Directors, senior management team, organizational partners and funders. Reporting to the President & Chief Executive Officer, the Executive Assistant & Special Projects Coordinator will possess excellent verbal and written communication abilities, project management, strategic thinking, and implementation skills.

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Institutional Giving Manager 

Reports to: Senior Director of Development
Status: Full-time, Exempt, Hybrid with travel to Hartford, CT as needed  
Compensation: $65,000 - $75,000 annually plus benefits package

Everyday Democracy seeks to hire an Institutional Giving Manager, who will work collaboratively with the Senior Director of Development and key staff to maintain and grow Everyday Democracy’s institutional giving program. As lead grant writer and administrator, you will focus on identifying and securing grants from community foundations, private foundations, corporations, and government sources, and managing relationships with funder staff. The Institutional Giving Manager will also support other development activities as needed.

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To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@everyday-democracy.org.

Connecticut Civic Ambassadors are everyday people who care about and engage others in their communities by creating opportunities for civic participation that strengthens our state’s "civic health."

Dialogue to Change

Our ultimate goal is to create positive community change that includes everyone, and our tools, advice, and resources foster that kind of change. Whether you’re grappling with a divisive community issue, or simply want to include residents’ voices in city government, Everyday Democracy's Dialogue to Change process, using a racial equity lens, can help.