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If you are here on this site, you likely already know about our work to stop hate in local communities. We're looking for a committed and experienced new team member.  Please be in touch if you are interested in working with colleagues and community members who are passionate about finding effective ways to prevent hate crimes and bias incidents. 


Not In Our Town: Hate Prevention Engagement Project Manager - Job Description 


Title: Hate Prevention Project and Engagement Manager, 

United Against Hate Week and Hate and Bias Action Teams 

Job Type: 1 FTE Status (full time)

Compensation: DOE

Location: CA and Additional Cities in U.S.

Mostly Remote Work but some in person engagement required 


Not In Our Town (NIOT) is an Oakland, CA based non profit project launched in 1995  that works with schools and communities across the country to stop hate, racism and bias, and build safe, inclusive communities.


The  Engagement Project Manager will coordinate and help lead NIOT’s two primary projects in hate crime response and prevention:  Hate and Bias Action Teams and United Against Hate Week.   United Against Hate Week is a collaborative effort by communities around the country, to host anti-hate/ pro-inclusion events in their cities each Fall. Hate and Bias Action Teams is a pilot project in 2 cities that convenes stakeholders to improve hate and bias reporting and community engagement activities that focus on response and support for hate crime victims and groups targeted by hate and bias.


Job Description

The Project Manager will coordinate training and meetings, coordinate materials development, production and distribution, host and convene statewide and regional events online and occasionally in person. 


Responsibilities include 

Outreach and Engagement, Project Management, Event Planning, Communications, Data and Evaluation 




  • The ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines effectively

  • Minimum five years community engagement experience  and or work in local government 

  • Excellent organization skills and an attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently, exercising initiative and sound judgment

  • Excellent written and verbal skills

  • Experience working with diverse communities

  • Event management

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Commitment to and experience with social issue driven work

  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation (position requires some regional travel)

  • Data management and Computer proficiency including experience with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Project); Google suite, Constant Contact, Squarespace and InDesign (optional)



  • Familiarity with and interest in using film, media and social networks in engagement

  • Experience working with local media organizations

  • Multilingual/Bilingual

This is a 1.0 FTE staff position through 2025. Ability to work remotely essential, but some in person engagement is required. Salary DOE.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter outlining your experience and interest in the position, and how you found out about this opportunity to

NIOT strives to integrate values of equity and fairness into our programmatic work and organizational structure. We are seeking candidates who have a commitment to engage in this ongoing process and work with us to create a just and inclusive work environment and world. In line with NIOT’s commitment to building an inclusive staff, women, people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

NIOT is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.