Compensation: salary: $68,000 to low $70’s, full benefits, flexible workplace
As Director of External Relations for Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO), you will be a member of the senior leadership team.
Key responsibilities include directing a product marketing and promotion plan, managing the company brand and public relations efforts, supporting ILAO’s community partnerships and assuring that ILAO effectively conveys its messages and impact effectively to relevant audience segments. External Relations Director will lead a team of three, including digital media staff, a writer/editor and content translation expertise.
Submit resume and a total of two (short) samples demonstrating your communication skills and effective marketing strategy skill to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ILAO is an equal opportunity employer and embraces all forms of workplace diversity.
Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO), a dynamic, entrepreneurial nonprofit, is the nation’s premier technology-enabled platform for people without lawyers. For 18 years, ILAO has been the online resource for low income people to get information about their civil legal problems. We build technology solutions that unpack complicated legal issues so that people can solve their problems. ILAO helps individuals without lawyers make informed decisions about whether and how to advance their civil legal rights as a means of stabilizing their financial health.
8+ years in digital communications, proven track record in digital marketing, demonstrable skill at SEO, brand management, and developing multi-platform, multi-lingual content delivery strategies. Excellent writing and editing skills, extensive portfolio of written material tailored for identifiable audience, accompanied by data demonstrating engagement targets achieved or exceeded. Demonstrable role in setting and measuring KPI for product promotion campaigns necessary. Experience working in a start-up or corporate transition desirable but not dispositive. Experience working in small, agile organizations required.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Illinois Legal Aid Online
The legal system is complex, expensive and designed for trained attorneys. Many people can’t afford a lawyer, but they must still try to navigate the legal system to solve critical problems like domestic violence, mortgage foreclosure, unemployment, child custody, and many other issues. Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) is a non-profit organization that uses technology to lower barriers to the law so that people can understand their legal options, make informed decisions, and when necessary represent themselves in court.
ILAO puts the law within reach for those who can’t afford a lawyer by simplifying a complex legal system. We help even the playing field for millions of Illinois residents with legal problems through our award-winning websites. ILAO serves as the central nervous system for legal aid in Illinois, connecting people in need of legal help to the best available resources for their problem and location.
Illinois Legal Aid Online’s staff consists of 17 people, including lawyers, techies, and non-profit professionals, who have a vision of making the law accessible for everyone. ILAO serves the people of Illinois from offices located in the Chicago loop.