Opportunities at NAPAWF

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Title: Executive Director, NAPAWF
Job Status: Full Time, Exempt
Location: Washington, DC (travel required)
Deadline to Apply: Until filled; ideal start date May 1, 2017

Position Overview: NAPAWF seeks a dynamic and visionary Executive Director who will be responsible for overseeing and executing the mission, vision, and day-to-day operations of the organization. The Executive Director works in close collaboration with the NAPAWF staff, key partners, and allies in the social justice movement to advance issues affecting AAPI women and girls.

The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to build and sustain meaningful teams, programs, and relationships to advance social change. This individual is highly resourceful, strategic, organized, and flexible. This position is for someone who is deeply committed to building AAPI women and girls’ power through strategic leadership, empowerment, and collaboration.

The Executive Director will guide the work of the organization through a strong public presence, adept fundraising and fiscal management, ongoing staff development, and strategic implementation of goals and objectives in consultation with the National Governing Board.

To Apply: Please submit the materials below to edsearch@napawf.org with the subject line: “NAPAWF Executive Director Search.”

  • Resume / CV
  • Cover Letter
  • A 1 – 2 page statement answering the question:“What do you see as the main opportunity for building a social justice movement for AAPI girls and women over the next three to five years and what is the biggest challenge?”

To Nominate Someone: To nominate a potential candidate for NAPAWF’s next Executive Director, click here to complete a nomination form.



Title: Policy and Legislative Affairs Director
Reports to: Executive Director
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Job Status: Full Time, Exempt
Location: Washington, DC
Deadline to Apply: Until Filled

Position Overview: This position is a significant leadership position for a multi-talented professional who is passionate about movement building and policy advocacy to advance social justice for AAPI women and girls. The Policy and Legislative Affairs Director is a key representative, spokesperson and chief advocate on NAPAWF’s mission-related public policy issues in Washington, DC. Current issues include reproductive justice, immigrant rights and economic justice. The Policy and Legislative Affairs Director also heads our Washington, DC office and is responsible for supervising the policy team.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter, resume or CV, a sample curricula or campaign plan you’ve developed, and the names and contact information for three references to HR@napawf.org, with “Policy and Legislative Affairs Director” in the subject line. Application deadline is rolling.



POSITION TITLE: Communications & Development Director
REPORTS TO: Deputy Director
LOCATION: Chicago, IL, New York City, NY or Washington, D.C.
Deadline to Apply: March 17th, 2017

Position overview: Reporting to the Deputy Director, the Communications & Development Director is a senior level position that requires an experienced and passionate person who is a gifted listener and communicator. The Director will set and guide the strategy for all communications, website, social media, and public relations messages to consistently articulate NAPAWF’s mission and to lift the visibility of AAPI women and girls in the US to our constituents, policy makers, and funders.

The Communications & Development Director will work closely with the Deputy Director and will direct communications consultants. NAPAWF’s organizational culture encourages effectiveness, contentedness and learning.

To apply: Please email cover letter, resume, salary requirements and four references to: hr@napawf.org with “Communications and Development Director” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


NAPAWF, a project of Tides Center, is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, medical condition, or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions (ARC).

Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise, in writing, of special needs at the time of application.