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Policy & Outreach Coordinator

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Housing Forward-MA
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Boston, MA

Housing Forward-MA


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Published 18 days ago

January 4, 2021
$40,000 - $55,000

Housing Forward-MA is a recently formed non-profit organization dedicated to providing research and data to the public and policymakers on the impacts of affordable, workforce housing in Massachusetts.


Housing Forward-MA will provide data-based training, education, and model policy proposals to support pro-affordable and workforce housing policies across the state. As the organization prepares to expand we are looking for a full-time Policy & Outreach Coordinator.



The ideal candidate will be:

  • A proactive communications or political organizing professional who is passionate about advancing a progressive, pro-affordable, workforce housing agenda in Massachusetts.
  • Someone who has had experience working in public policy and/or politics in Massachusetts.
  • Will be experienced in website content development, emerging and social media, and public speaking. 
  • Superb verbal and written communication skills.
  • Professional interpersonal style, strong organizational skills, and flexible work style approach.


The Policy & Outreach Coordinator, reporting to the Executive Director, will be expected to:

  • Develop and promote a strong organizational presence on social and digital media.
  • Serve as liaison and build relationships with key personnel in other organizations, community leaders, government officials, and others. Maintain regular communications as pertinent to ongoing HFMA initiatives.
  • Create and standardize marketing communications processes and materials to ensure consistency.
  • Regularly update the organization's webpage, maintaining a full library of HFMA policy documents and communications.
  • Plan and organize regular training and educational seminars.
  • Maintain an updated database of partner individuals and organizations.
  • Work with the executive director to track relevant policy proposals at the state and local levels.
  • Work with the executive director to identify and connect with thought leaders, elected officials, and policymakers across the state.
  • Work with the executive director to identify and connect with potential donors.
  • Support the executive director in day to day administration and operations of the organization.



If you are interested in learning more or joining Housing Forward-MA in this important work please send a resume and cover letter to Josh Zakim, Josh@HousingForwardMA.org


Title and salary are negotiable based on experience and qualifications. 


Housing Forward-MA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of all backgrounds to apply for this position.


Housing Forward-MA is a recently formed non-profit organization dedicated to providing research and data to the public and policymakers on the impacts of affordable, workforce housing in Massachusetts.


Housing Forward-MA will…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 2-Year Degree Required

Location

Boston, MA

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