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At Polaris our staff members have the opportunity to make a daily impact towards ending human trafficking. Please take note that any individual seeking employment at Polaris must successfully complete a criminal background check and be in agreement with Polaris's values. If you have any questions, please email hr@polarisproject.org.

Anti-Trafficking Hotline Advocate (Part-time)

The Anti-Trafficking Hotline Advocate is primarily responsible for answering the hotline. This primary task occupies 85-100% of the Anti-Trafficking Hotline Advocate’s work day. The Anti-Trafficking Hotline Advocate will also respond to online tips, SMS text message conversations, and conduct case follow up. 

Communications and Public Relations Associate (Bilingual)

Polaris is seeking a versatile, proactive team player to help us tell the story of the work we do to a range of outside audiences through both earned and social media. The right candidate thrives in a fast paced-environment and can juggle multiple projects at once. A typical day may include researching media targets for a pitch, responding to numerous incoming media requests and systematically reaching out to other teams across the organization for ideas about social media content that highlight their daily work. 

Anti-Trafficking Hotline Advocate (Full-Time)

The Anti-Trafficking Hotline Advocate is primarily responsible for responding to all signals (call, text, chat, online tips, and email) on the National Hotline and conducting case follow-up. This primary task occupies 75-100% of the Anti-Trafficking Hotline Advocate’s work day. This is a full time position (working 40 hours a week), with full benefits. 

Director of Corporate Partnerships

Under the direction of Chief Development Officer, the Director of Corporate Partnerships will strategically craft a vision for a comprehensive corporate partnership program. The focus of the program will be to support the mission of Polaris and expand the reach, impact, and visibility of the organization. The Director will lead Polaris colleagues to advance partnerships, identify corporate needs and how Polaris can fill them, manage a portfolio of new and existing corporate partners, and oversee the creation of partnership materials, solicitations and content/messages for various media activities. The expected outcomes desired for this position include securing increased corporate sponsorships and partnerships for our work, cause marketing opportunities, awareness campaigns reaching different consumers, corporate employee engagement efforts, and identifying innovative earned revenue initiatives through corporate funding. Example of current corporate partners include Google, Facebook, Salesforce, Palantir, Delta Airlines, Marriott, Wyndham, and AirBnB.

 

 

Chief Program Officer

Based in Washington, DC, the Chief Program Officer (CPO) will report to the Chief Executive Officer (Bradley Myles) and be an integral member of the leadership team implementing Polaris’ vision for change. Specifically, the Chief Program Officer will: manage and coordinate a portfolio of inter-related multidisciplinary programs and the efforts of a talented team as they advance Polaris’ Data-Strategy-Action theory of change and Systemic Change Matrix model; drive on-going analysis of trends in the rapidly evolving field of trafficking; and ensure Polaris is well-positioned to navigate and optimize strategic opportunities.

Law Enforcement Engagement Manager

The Law Enforcement Engagement Manager will work closely with Director of Disruption Strategies in mobilizing and equipping law enforcement stakeholders from dozens of jurisdictions across the country to improve their investigations and prosecutions of nuanced human trafficking situations across the 25 types of human trafficking that occur in the United States. The Manager will be the primary point of contact for law enforcement partners, identifying and devising strategies to fill gaps in knowledge and resources. An ideal candidate should be strategic and able to effectively communicate complex ideas and convince stakeholders of the utility in adopting new approaches and developing best practices for eradicating trafficking.