Position Opening: Policy Associate, Just Foreign Policy

Position Opening: Policy Associate, Just Foreign Policy

Position Opening:

Policy Associate

Just Foreign Policy

Just Foreign Policy is seeking a Policy Associate to support the organization’s work in developing and advancing just foreign economic and military policies. The ideal candidate will have expertise in legislative affairs and US foreign and/or economic policy as well as exceptional research and communications skills.

Just Foreign Policy (JFP) is an independent and non-partisan membership organization dedicated to reforming US foreign policy by mobilizing and organizing the broad majority of Americans who want a foreign policy based on diplomacy, law, and cooperation.

 

Responsibilities Include:

·      Identify and pursue legislative and advocacy opportunities that advance peace, diplomacy, environmental sustainability, and corporate accountability

·      Work with partners in government, academia, and civil society to design new legislative or public policy proposals focused on US and international institutions

·      Design and implement grassroots and “inside-outside” campaigns in support of policy goals

·      Build and maintain relationships with policy-makers, coalitions partners, and journalists in support of JFP initiatives

·      Develop policy memos, op-eds, video, and other advocacy materials in support of policy goals

·      Liaise between grassroots peace and justice organizations and policy stakeholders in Washington

·      Support fundraising and member communications efforts as necessary

 

Qualifications

·       A bachelor’s degree is required; graduate degree preferred

·       At least 3 years of experience in public policy design, advocacy, or relevant media

·       Exceptional organizational skills, strong follow-through, a detail-oriented approach, and the ability to meet deadlines

·       Strong writing skills

Salary & Benefits: 

JFP offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. 

 

Closing Date of Position: Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis.

 

To Apply: Send a cover letter, résumé, and writing sample to apply.jfp@gmail.com.

 

JFP is an equal opportunity employer that considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any legally protected status.

Source: http://www.justforeignpolicy.org/node/1787