CEO/President/Executive Director/Head of School, Social Justice and Advocacy

Chief Executive Officer

  • The Bail Project
  • Los Angeles, CA

This position has been filled.

About The Bail Project 

The Bail Project is a national nonprofit that provides free bail assistance and pretrial support to thousands of low-income people every year, while advancing policy change at the local, state and national level. It is on a mission to combat mass incarceration by eliminating reliance on cash bail and demonstrating that a more humane, equitable, and effective pretrial system is possible. For more information about its vision for a more just criminal legal system, see its publication After Cash Bail. 

The Bail Project team is a community of advocates committed to ending mass incarceration and advancing racial and economic justice. The organization consists of a central support hub and a growing network of local teams who work in their communities to provide bail assistance and help advance advocacy efforts on the ground. The central support hub includes departments that focus on operations and client support services, data, program evaluation, strategic communications, policy advocacy, philanthropy, financial management, legal affairs, training, and more.  

For more information on The Bail Project, please visit its website.  

The Opportunity 

The Bail Project (TBP) is seeking an experienced, thoughtful, and visionary leader to serve as its next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The new CEO will oversee all facets of the organization’s work and guide it into its next stage of impact. They will build upon The Bail Project’s early success throughout the country and work in close partnership with the Board and staff to advocate for TBP’s mission. 

Compensation & Benefits

The Bail Project will offer a base salary starting at $210,000 and will be commensurate with experience. The Bail Project offers benefit programs including competitive Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), Life Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Paid Parental Leave, a generous Vacation and Sick Leave policy, and a 401(k) plan.

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