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Editorial Content Manager, Data Driven Interventions  

About the Organization As a research and action organization, Center for Policing Equity (CPE) produces analyses identifying and reducing the causes of racial disparities in public safety. Using data-driven approaches to social justice, we use science to create levers for social, cultural, and policy change.

We are research scientists, race and equity experts, data virtuosos, and community trainers. We use data to build a more fair and just system. We partner with law enforcement and communities. Our aim is to bridge the divide of communication, generational mistrust, and suffering. But most of all, we are the path that science can forge towards public safety, community trust, and racial equity.

Location Remote  
Close Date  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

Position Description
The Center for Policing Equity is looking for a skilled Editorial Content Manager with a passion for social justice, demonstrated skills in data-driven storytelling, and experience driving the strategic vision and production of narrative content for community advocates, law enforcement leadership, policymakers, and/or other changemaker audiences.

The Editorial Content Manager will be responsible for overseeing the narrative strategy, production, and effective delivery of written deliverables for CPE's Data-Driven Interventions (DDI) team. The DDI team analyzes data on police behavior (e.g., vehicle stops, pedestrian stops, use of force, calls for service, etc.) to produce Justice Navigator Assessments that identify racial disparities in policing practices and opportunities for change in specific communities. The Editorial Content Manager will manage the JN Assessment production process, ensure quality assurance of all written products and writing processes, and ensure the integrity of related collateral and deliveries. The Editorial Content Manager will identify and execute on opportunities to translate these place-based insights to reach key audiences and inform the national conversation. The Editorial Content Manager will serve in a leadership role on the DDI team, including supervising editorial staff, serving as a collaborative thought partner with other teams within the organization to ensure the integrity and effective delivery of DDI products, and serving as an external representative of DDI’s work. The Editorial Content Manager will  report through the Comms vertical to the Senior Director of Editorial and Narrative Strategy, and will work closely with the VP of the Data-Driven Interventions team on executing an editorial strategy aligned with programmatic goals. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Establish and oversee the execution of the editorial strategy for DDI’s written content, with an emphasis on revealing place-specific data insights and informing the national conversation on racial disparities in public safety
  • Ensure the quality of JN Assessments delivered to communities and participating police departments by: (1) collaborating with a team of data experts and legal scholars to vet narrative presentation of findings; (2) overseeing the editing processes; (3) designing companion collateral to ensure key audiences engage with JN Assessments as tools for change 
  • Oversee the production of all written content for the NJD, including Justice Navigator Assessments, research briefs, short-read content, and other deliverables 
  • Serve as an external representative for DDI’s research-informed work, including presenting findings to community groups, law enforcement leadership, and policymakers
  • Iterate on written content to ensure alignment with organizational priorities, revised data analysis strategies, stakeholder input, and expanding evidence-base on equity in public safety
  • Supervise DDI’s Editorial Associate(s) and direct the recruitment of other content staff, as needed
  • Serve as a collaborative thought partner with other teams within the organization to ensure the integrity and delivery of JN products and to leverage insights from others teams to enhance DDI’s work
  • Collaborate with the Communications team to ensure alignment of DDI products with the organization's overall strategic communications strategy communications 



  • 3+ years of experience in narrative content development
  • Quantitative literacy and experience in data-driven storytelling, especially translating statistical findings and complex concepts into language that can be interpreted by a variety of audiences
  • Experience supervising staff, and interest in providing mentorship and professional development to a growing team
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
  • Graduate degree in social science, criminology, or related field; or 5+ years relevant work experience
  • Education, experience, or other demonstrated interest in racial equity and public safety preferred 


Application Submission Guidelines

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Please submit the following materials to apply:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • 2 writing samples

The Center for Policing Equity strives to build a diverse team that is inclusive of multiple perspectives and welcoming for people of all backgrounds. Women and members of minority communities are especially encouraged to apply. 

EOE Statement The Center for Policing Equity strives to build a diverse team that is inclusive of multiple perspectives and welcoming for people of all backgrounds. Women and members of underrepresented communities are especially encouraged to apply.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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