BRIDGES Is An Amazing Place

Our mission is to unite and inspire diverse young people to become confident and courageous leaders committed to community transformation. If you want to help us build a community of young leaders who are empowered to reach across racial and socio-economic divides, prepared for secondary educational opportunities and careers, and civically engaged in their communities, you’ve come to the right place.

BRIDGES strives for a workplace that is diverse and inclusive. We encourage qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, and veterans.

Director of Bridge Builders Program Development
The individual in this newly created role will be responsible for ensuring high-quality youth leadership development programming for all three levels of Bridge Builders: CONNECT, COLLABORATE, and CHANGE. Principal activities for this position include program design; curriculum development and revision; supervision of program evaluation; and supervision of training for the Bridge Builders facilitators, staff, and interns.

BRIDGES is in the process of developing a Youth Action Center to provide Greater Memphis area youth with leadership opportunities for community transformation in a wide range of fields such as: local government, social entrepreneurship, media, healthcare, and philanthropy. This position will be highly engaged in the development of programming and evaluation for this new endeavor.

Click the position title above to view the full job description. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to careers@bridgesusa.org with the subject header “Director of Program Development.” No calls, please.

Director of Communications
The Director of Communications provides strategic leadership in managing and executing all aspects of communications, including marketing, public relations, branding, and web/digital presence, in support of BRIDGES’ mission.

We’re searching for a self-starter with exceptional written and verbal communications skills. The ideal candidate excels in messaging strategy and expanding audience reach, is results-oriented, and has strong project management and collaboration skills. We’re looking for someone who cares deeply about the mission of BRIDGES and is gifted at gathering and telling stories relating to our work.

Click the position title above to view the full job description. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to careers@bridgesusa.org with the subject header “Director of Communications.” No calls, please.

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