As a leading nonpartisan policy initiative, America Forward relies on the talent, flexibility, and commitment of our team to deliver on the ground-breaking work of our mission. We look for passionate people who have a demonstrated interest in the intersection of policy, social entrepreneurship, and social change. Great candidates thrive in our fast-paced, high-performing, learning-oriented, and collaborative environment. Each of our positions has unique application instructions. Be sure to follow all outlined directions.
Location: DC Type: Full Time Min. Experience: Experienced
About the Position
The Policy Director will be responsible for leading the America Forward Coalition’s education, workforce, human services, and other related collective advocacy work, from idea generation, to collective platform development, to advocacy execution. The Policy Director will also work closely with New Profit’s related focus funds and assist in building the policy capacity of our portfolio and Coalition organizations. An exceptional communicator, strong writer, and a creative and analytical thinker, the Policy Director will synthesize complex ideas, build consensus, and actively engage multiple audiences and stakeholders, including policymakers, social entrepreneurs, business, academia, and philanthropy in shaping strategic new policy proposals and initiatives on behalf of America Forward. The Policy Director will participate actively in external engagement opportunities and speak and write on the Coalition’s policy priorities on behalf of America Forward. Based in DC, the Policy Director will report directly to the Executive Director of America Forward and work closely with internal and external policy, legislative, and communications experts and play a vital role in ensuring America Forward achieves its ambitious goals.
Location: Boston, MA Type: Full Time Min. Experience: Entry Level
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