To manage and oversee duties related to policy and programs including direct support to the Executive Director; execute policy resources, events and programs; manage policy resource centers; lead and execute assigned publications; orchestrate speaker identification and confirmation for meetings; creation of conference meeting books; other policy and meeting support on an as-needed basis. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Develops and executes policy resources, including legislative tracking, researching and preparing products such as toolkits, policy briefs, newsletters, etc.; Develops and executes a communications plan, including all media, social media and website communications; Provides policy oversight for all WIG conference/events and state activities coordinating with other WIG staff, including: generates and manages agenda development and speaker recruitment Provides onsite Department/organizational support at conferences as assigned; Coordinate and ensure adherence to major Department deadlines/timelines, including events calendar and editorial calendar for department communications, including publications/newsletters Responsible for managing policy components for planning conferences, presentations, briefings, and other projects as assigned. Support communications and publications which includes: SKILLS AND ABILITIES Excellent written, verbal and digital communication skills; Proficiency with office equipment and technology; Knowledge of and/or willingness to learn policy tracking software and services; Logical thought processes and problem solving skills; Demonstrated ability to work and collaborate well with others; Experience working with/in diverse and inclusive settings. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree required; graduate coursework preferred; Three years of work experience in public policy experience in/with state legislative branch and/or non-profit sector preferred. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Interested applicants must complete the online application and include a resume and cover letter.
Associated topics: emergency management, government affairs, media, public, public affairs, public records, public works, regulatory affairs, social media