Programs Manager

Abortion Access Front

Position: Programs Manager
Location: Remote, but will require occasional travel
Reports to: Programs Director
Status: Exempt; Full Time

About Abortion Access Front

Founded in 2015 by Lizz Winstead, Abortion Access Front (AAF) uses humor and outrage to destigmatize abortion and expose extremist, anti-choice forces working to destroy access to reproductive rights across the country. AAF fosters a multicultural, multiethnic and gender-fluid team of comedians, writers, producers, activists and volunteers who create content, stage events and build grassroots support for abortion providers that comes from and speaks to a diversity of life experiences. AAF is a fiscally sponsored project of NEO Philanthropy, a 501(c)(3) public charity.

Position Summary

Coordinates programs and activities across current programs to achieve organizational goals, creates and implements programming at direction of Programs Director, and assists in event planning and coalition building

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Supports the growth of AAF’s coalition of small, independent abortion activist groups and supports any working groups and projects that form from it. Leads trainings related to this area
  • Acts as one of the leads in AAF actions and events online and on the ground, with duties ranging from communicating with partners, coordinating staff and volunteers on site, overseeing set up and take down at events, coordinating and communicating changes in real time during events and actions
  • Assists as needed with clinic support initiatives including research and engagement with vendors, and ordering, organizing in storage, and mailing materials
  • Coordinates development of new programming implementation and rollout, in coordination with Programs Director
  • Assists Community Engagement Manager with determining volunteer needs and creating opportunities for involvement in AAF’s areas of work including events, trainings, clinic support, and direct actions
  • Supports the growth and leadership development of AAF volunteers & partners across the country: plans and facilitates trainings as appropriate
  • In collaboration with Programs Director and Community Engagement Manager, cultivates relationships with partner organizations to create opportunities for collaboration and support of partners’ campaigns
  • Implements clinic support and morale boosting projects
    Collaborates development in the Operation Save Abortion project through logistics planning and project management assistance
  • Data entry and other tasks associated with documenting program activities
  • Some travel required (as it is safe to do so), as well as occasional evening/weekend activities

Required Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Very organized, with strong attention to detail, deadlines, and follow-through
  • Experience in community organizing or progressive campaign work, particularly in planning community events & actions
  • Strong time management, with the flexibility to multi-task and the ability to shift priorities
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
    Ability to work both independently and as a team with coworkers, partners, and volunteers
  • Experience working with EveryAction, AirTable, or similar
  • CRM/databases
    Some basic design skills (e.g. Canva) a plus

You will Thrive in this Role if You Are…

  • A people person! You are energized by meeting new people and finding out what moves them
  • A self starter who takes initiative, is curious, and isn’t afraid to ask questions
  • Dedicated to shutting down white supremacy in all of its forms and actively contributing to a work environment that is striving to be inclusive and anti-racist
  • Enthusiastic about AAF’s mission and passionate about reproductive health, rights, and justice
  • Have a strong sense of humor and see the role comedy and joy can play in social movements
  • Comfortable with receiving feedback and want to grow your skills

Salary Range: $55,000 – $65,000

Benefits: Through NEO Philanthropy, this position is offered a full benefits package, including 100% medical coverage for the employee and 90% medical coverage for dependents; 100% coverage for vision, dental, life/AD&D, long-term disability. NEO also offers a 401K retirement savings plan with employer contributions, Healthcare Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA), Medical FSA, Dependent Care FSA, commuter benefits, Employee Assistance Program, other supplemental benefits and paid time off.

Vaccine Requirement
NEO follows CDC guidance regarding staying up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations and booters. Accordingly, and in order to ensure that the wellness and safety of our staff to the greatest extend possible, NEO requires the COVID-19 vaccination and boosters for all staff. Requests for medical and/or religious exemptions from the vaccination requirement will be considered on an individual basis.

How to Apply
To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to, and reference “AAF Programs Manager” in the subject line, no later than December 15, 2023. Please note that applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. AAF at NEO Philanthropy is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected status. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.