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State & National Policy Coordinator

At Public Health Advocates we sponsor and support state and national legislation to eliminate health disparities and the social determinants that contribute to them.  We seek a skilled, passionate, and creative State & National Policy Coordinator to help us develop, promote, and advocate for public health policies to promote health equity in California and across the nation.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop recommendations and materials for legislation sponsored, supported, or opposed by PHAdvocates
  • Promote policy efforts and provide legislative updates through external communications (E-blasts, social media, websites) and media relations
  • Prepare policy briefs, presentations and information/data for presentation to advocates and policy-makers
  • Establish and maintain coalitions that support our efforts
  • Respond to direct and grassroots advocacy needs related to supported legislation

Qualifications:

  • BA or higher. Master’s degree preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in policy development, and leadership of strategic advocacy campaigns
  • A passion for ending health disparities
  • Enjoyment of the state policy making process
  • Judgement to initiate action and problem solve
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Reside within reasonable driving distance of Sacramento

Position Details:

  • This is a part-time position (26 hours per week)
  • Potential for additional hours depending on available funding
  • Eligible for full health benefits available to spouses, domestic partners and dependents
  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Position available immediately

 

Submit cover letter, resume, and writing sample (preferably a legislative fact sheet or policy brief) electronically to: Sergio Zepeda: