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Legislative Affairs Associate

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Published 16 days ago

Position Summary: The Legislative Affairs Associate will coordinate state advocacy, conduct legislative analysis and assist in engagement with elected officials surrounding gun violence prevention in Black and Brown communities.  

The ideal candidate for this position will be an analytical thinker, strong writer, organized, creative thinker, and someone with a deep belief in the power of utilizing policy to make tangible and meaningful change.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Monitor state legislation in prioritized states relating to gun violence or the root causes of violence in Black and Brown communities.
  • Track support levels and statements from state legislators on efforts to address gun violence or the root causes of violence impacting Black and Brown communities.
  • Arrange meetings, briefings or lobbying efforts between  state legislators or their staff, and volunteers or activists. .
  • Develop resource documents, summaries and materials for state advocacy or educational efforts.
  • Build and maintain existing strategic partnerships with leading state and local organizations working to influence legislation.
  • Assist in the recruitment of state and local elected officials for Policymakers for Peace, our nonpartisan national network of elected officials working to end gun violence.
  • Help with efforts to engage with Members of Congress and their staff to advocate for gun violence prevention legislation.

Daily Activities:

  • Prepare frequent briefing and policy materials, legislative testimony, and legislative language
  • Monitor gun violence prevention legislation, committee activities and identify opportunities for CJAF to participate in events that advance policy for grassroots organizations on the front lines of preventing gun violence.
  • Support coalitions advocating for state legislation or policy change to address gun violence.

Position Summary: The Legislative Affairs Associate will coordinate state advocacy, conduct legislative analysis and assist in engagement with elected officials surrounding gun violence prevention in Black and Brown communities…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
Salary
USD $50,000 - USD $60,000
/ year

Benefits

Cigna Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, Employee wellness days off and other perks.

Cigna Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, Employee wellness days off and other perks.

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

How to Apply

email resume and coverletter to hello@cjactionfund.org.

email resume and coverletter to hello@cjactionfund.org.

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