We're looking for people who are passionate about improving the lives of Latinos in the United States.

Careers at Unidos US

Director of Media Relations

UnidosUS is seeking a Director of Media Relations for its Washington, DC office. The Director will lead multi-channel and cross-institutional media relations efforts to drive visibility and establish a strong brand identity, while aligning with UnidosUS’s mission and vision. The Director will report directly to the Deputy Vice President of Communications and Marketing. 

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Social Media Coordinator

UnidosUS is seeking a Social Media Coordinator that will be responsible for planning, implementing, and monitoring the organization’s social media strategy to increase brand awareness, improve marketing efforts, and support key organizational goals.

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Administrative Coordinator, Housing and Financial Empowerment

UnidosUS seeks a full-time Administrative Coordinator to provide support to the UnidosUS’s Housing and Financial Empowerment (HFE) component. This is a professional support position that must support various functions and projects related to the HFE component.

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Policy Advisor, Health Policy

UnidosUS seeks a Policy Advisor who can play a key role in helping shape and execute efforts to advance UnidosUS’s federal and state health policy agenda. The Policy Advisor will be responsible for contributing to policy ideation across the portfolio which includes issues such as health coverage and care, nutrition and health weight, and an emerging body of work on social and emotional well-being. The Policy Advisor will also play a key role in writing policy papers, issue briefs, and congressional testimony in a variety of lengths and formats for diverse audiences and work with colleagues to plan, conduct, and publish various analyses of data, programs, and emerging issues.

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Senior Director of National Campaigns

UnidosUS seeks a Senior Director of National Campaigns who will help set the strategic direction of and manage multi-state activities of UnidosUS' Civic Engagement team. The Senior Director will be responsible for advancing and tracking UnidosUS' federal and state issue campaign goals; identifying and orchestrating response to advocacy needs in the states; developing and carrying outreach, communications and alliance building strategies; reporting on progress; and carrying out other activities to advance UnidosUS' policy goals.

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Program Coordinator, Workforce Development

UnidosUS seeks a Program Coordinator for the Workforce Development (WFD) team who can manage the various tasks, partnerships, and deliverables. The position will be located at the UnidosUS headquarters in Washington, DC, or Chicago, IL. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for managing social media and communication for the workforce development team, conducting labor market research, meeting grant data collection requirements, and ensuring compliance and completion of program deliverables.

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Education Research Program Manager

UnidosUS seeks an experienced advocate for children and families to lead a new initiative focusing on whole child learning. The Education Research Program Manager will lead a coalition in identifying best practices for serving Latinx students through whole child learning and well-being and create structured opportunities to expand the reach of these practices. They will build relationships with key stakeholders, including UnidosUS Affiliates and external partner organizations focusing on equity in education and health.

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Senior Director of Legislative and Congressional Affairs

UnidosUS is seeking a Senior Director of Legislative and Congressional Affairs in its Washington, DC office. The Legislative and Congressional Affairs department works to build and nurture relationships with Congress, the federal government, and state leaders to provide relevant and timely information about public policy issues that matter to the Latino community, and lobby on behalf of UnidosUS’s policy priorities. UnidosUS works with a variety of coalition partners to achieve its major policy and legislative goals in key areas such as civil rights, education, housing, jobs, immigration, and health care. The Senior Director will develop strategy and execute tactics to advance legislation on Capitol Hill and support legislative work in statehouses with the aim of producing policy outcomes. This work will include direct engagement with policymakers, development of legislative proposals and measures, and representing UnidosUS at hearings, forums, briefings, and other events where/when appropriate. S/he will supervise staff and be responsible for consultants and advisors as well manage the lobbying budget and ensure compliance with lobbying rules and regulations.

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Director of Communications

UnidosUS is seeking a Director of Communications for its Washington, DC office. The Director will lead multi-channel and cross-institutional integrated marketing and communications efforts to drive visibility and establish a strong brand identity, while aligning with UnidosUS’s mission and vision. The Director will report directly to the Senior Vice President of Communications and Marketing. The Director will lead a comprehensive strategy across all marketing and communications efforts, including content, marketing, assets, messaging, events, digital, and organizational campaigns to drive target audience awareness and engagement via external marketing communications. The ideal candidate will be a passionate, strategic, creative, and energetic individual with a desire to help improve opportunities for Latinos.

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Policy Analyst, Civic Engagement (Sacramento, CA)

UnidosUS is seeking a Policy Analyst, Civic Engagement to join the Policy & Advocacy component. The Policy and Advocacy component is one of the most influential and visible national policy and advocacy think tanks championing public policy on behalf of Latinos. The Civic Engagement team leads UnidosUS’ voter engagement and state policy and advocacy efforts. The team leverages policy and program expertise, communications and polling, Affiliate and voter engagement, and core elements of policymaking to achieve transformational social policy change nationally and within selected states.

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Policy Advisor, Civic Engagement (Sacramento, CA)

UnidosUS is seeking a Policy Advisor, Civic Engagement to join the Policy & Advocacy component. The Policy and Advocacy component is one of the most influential and visible national policy and advocacy think tanks championing public policy on behalf of Latinos. The Civic Engagement team leads UnidosUS’ voter engagement and state policy and advocacy efforts. The team leverages policy and program expertise, communications and polling, Affiliate and voter engagement, and core elements of policymaking to achieve transformational social policy change nationally and within selected states.

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Deputy Vice President (DVP), Unidos Properties, LLC

UnidosUS is seeking a Deputy Vice President (DVP) to provide the primary day-to-day leadership for Unidos Properties, LLC. Unidos Properties, LLC is a newly formed, fully owned LLC of UnidosUS. The LLC manages the UnidosUS Headquarters office at 1126 16th Street NW, Washington, DC. UnidosUS occupies the building, as well as multiple other tenants (currently five others). The DVP leads a team responsible for the day-to-day facility operations and services, as well as all operations of the LLC. The DVP also oversees the Asset Manager and building management company for maintenance activities for the UnidosUS Headquarters. The position ensures assets are operated and maintained in a cost-effective manner while providing a safe, clean, and comfortable work environment.

The DVP develops plans, budgets, controls costs, coordinates service providers, staff activities, and is a change agent for the implementation and management of performance for the building. Leveraging organization skills, problem solving, and creative thinking, the DVP will resolve escalated issues, drive continuous process improvement and team development in a dynamic environment. The position provides regular performance feedback, development, and coaching to direct reports and will work closely with the UnidosUS CFO to drive consistency and govern the performance. Collaborative interaction with internal and external customers is required to ensure seamless delivery of these services while meeting the highest level of Gold Standard services available.

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Education Policy Analyst

UnidosUS is seeking a Policy Analyst to join its Education Policy Project, which aims to increase the school readiness and achievement of Latino students through policy and program solutions. Housed in the highly respected policy analysis and civil engagement division, the Education Policy Project has a track record of influencing policy change, advancing work at all phases of the policy process including development, legislative debate, and regulatory action. As a leading advocate on education policy encompassing the perspectives of Latinos and English language learners, UnidosUS has led or worked in coalition with organizations on legislation such as the reauthorization of Head Start and the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), among others.

The Policy Analyst, Education Policy Project is responsible for engaging on issues related to the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act and issues related to postsecondary education, including the reauthorization of HEA, in the Policy and Advocacy component. The ideal candidate for this role will be a creative, critical thinker; have strong interpersonal skills; have solid writing and communications ability; and, share a deep commitment to advancing equity on behalf of vulnerable Latinos.

This position reports directly to the Associate Director, Education Policy Project.

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Director, Policy Analysis Center

The UnidosUS Policy and Advocacy team is seeking an experienced Director, Policy Analysis Center. The Director of the Policy Analysis Center is responsible for working in consultation with senior leadership in the Policy and Advocacy component to set overall strategic goals and objectives for UnidosUS policy analysis activities. This individual will work to build substantive depth in a range of policy issues including education and health; analyze new and emerging policy issues that affect the Latino community and think creatively in support of the development of policy recommendations and solutions. In addition, the Director will coordinate, develop, and participate in public policy forums, summits, briefings, and other events where relevant policy matters are discussed. This will include serving as a spokesperson on Latino policy priorities and representing UnidosUS priorities in internal and external meetings and before congressional staff, policymakers/experts, and issue stakeholders. He/she will also supervise staff and be expected to provide support to policy project directors and policy analysts.

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, personal appearance, family responsibilities, political affiliation, or enrollment in a college, university, technical school, or adult education.