Believers Bail Out (BBO) is a community-led effort to bail out Muslims in pretrial incarceration and ICE custody. Based in Chicago, home to the largest single-site jail in the United States, Believers Bail Out supports efforts to abolish money bail and to raise awareness within Muslim communities on the injustices of the bail bond system, immigration bonds, and the broader prison-industrial complex of which they form part. BBO is working to center the voices and experiences of those impacted by incarceration, and hiring is prioritized as such. As an abolitionist organization, our aim is to move towards a world rooted in accountability and healing, rather than punitive responses of the police and prisons. Our efforts are rooted in confronting anti-Black and anti-Muslim racism, specifically
Learn more about our work here: About Us
Now hiring full-time Communications Manager and Strategist who can effectively convey the complexity, nuance, and sensitivity of the carceral system and BBO’s work to a wide, broad-based audience online and offline. Our volunteer-run abolitionist collective is hiring as soon as possible to incorporate full-time staff in growing and advancing the community, networks, message, and impact of BBO’s work of confronting the anti-Black and anti-Muslim racism of the prison industrial complex. Again, we are working to center the voices and experiences of those impacted by incarceration, and hiring is prioritized as such.
Flexible, with the availability to meet in Chicago during BBO retreats
Salary + Benefits
Please complete the online application and attach a resume, 1-2 page cover letter, and 3-5 sample social media posts (including caption copy) on topics related to our work: https://form.jotform.com/221415061822041
Feel free to include personal history with the prison system if you feel comfortable and it is applicable. All applications are kept confidential and read only by the BBO hiring team. Top candidates will be invited to interview. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting October 1st and the position will stay open until filled.