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Full time

AAPF is seeking an enthusiastic Arts and Media Assistant to join our team! This position is a full-time remote role with the potential to transition into an in-office role in the next three to six months. The Arts and Media Assistant will serve as a member of the Arts and Media Team currently under the supervision of the A&M Production Manager.

About AAPF

Founded in 1996, The African American Policy Forum (AAPF) is an innovative think tank that connects academics, activists, and policy-makers to promote efforts to dismantle structural inequality. We utilize new ideas and innovative perspectives to transform public discourse and policy. We promote frameworks and strategies that address a vision of racial justice that embraces the intersections of race, gender, class, and the array of barriers that disempower those who are marginalized in society. AAPF is dedicated to advancing and expanding racial justice, gender equality, and the indivisibility of all human rights, both in the U.S. and internationally.

The Ideal Candidate should have:

  • Comprehensive understanding of Critical Race Theory and Intersectionality;

  • Familiarity with AAPF programs and initiatives;

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Adobe Suite, especially Audition, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro;

  • 3+ years of professional graphic design experience

  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills

  • Intermediate expertise in Graphic Design

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in production of AAPF’s Intersectionality Matters podcast

  • Preparing audio and video clips for promotional/outreach purposes

  • Design and creation of graphics for AAPF events and initiatives

  • Maintaining website by updating graphics and videos

  • Supervising Arts and Media volunteers and interns

Application Process:

Starting date: Immediate

Salary commensurate with experience (falling within the range of  $48,000 - $55,000).


Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, relevant writing sample, and two professional references to

AAPF recognizes that, in particular, members of underrepresented groups may not apply for roles when they feel they do not meet the requirements in full. We encourage interested applicants to apply if they meet most of the qualifications listed in this posting.

AAPF is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workplace that strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

AAPF does not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination with respect to race, religion, color, social or ethnic origin, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), age, physical, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal laws.

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