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Marina del Rey, CA

This is an LA-based position with frequent travel. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter with resume and portfolio in a single PDF to careers @ by January 25, 2019 with “Operations Manager” in the subject line. No faxes or phone calls please. Applicants will be notified regarding whether or not they have been selected for an interview. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT COVER LETTERS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED

Position Summary: TheOperations Manager is responsible for supervising and supporting several local sites with 1-4 staff each as The Bail Project expands across the country.


  • Directly supervise up to 6-8 TBP sites, many of which will have local managers, to ensure that sites and employees are meeting their goals and the objectives of the organization;
  • Identify areas of growth for local staff and coordinate professional development opportunities with the Director of Talent Development to build pathways for leadership within and outside of the organization;
  • Implement organizational directives and ensure organizational policies and procedures are consistently followed but locally adapted and responsive;
  • Monitor and troubleshoot at TBP sites remotely and at regular site visits;
  • Regularly report to senior leadership team regarding site operations, flagging obstacles as appropriate;
  • Step in to meet with local stakeholders and represent The Bail Project when needed;
  • Assist with the hiring and onboarding of new site staff, particularly site managers;
  • Document processes, successes, and hurdles to inform future training and improvement;
  • Ensure that data is being properly collected and entered by staff at each site for internal purposes and external evaluation;
  • Organize a fiscally responsible and carefully crafted travel schedule to ensure strong support of local staff.


You are driven, highly organized, and have a deep commitment to The Bail Project’s mission to eliminate race- and wealth-based disparities in our criminal justice system. We’re looking for someone who is comfortable working independently or in a team-based setting. Adapt to the change inherent to a rapidly scaling startup are essential.

To excel in this role, you likely bring the following:

  • Experience managing staff and a plan for remote management
  • Familiarity with the criminal legal system (through education, criminal justice work, and/or personal experience with the system)
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and balance competing demands
  • Proficiency in Google Suite, particularly Google Docs and Google Sheets
  • Effective communications skills, especially punctual email correspondence with staff across the country
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, in-person and remotely
  • Willingness to travel extensively throughout the country
  • Emotionalintelligence
  • Deep commitment to racial and economic justice

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