Search

Volunteer Opportunity

Policy and Advocacy Manager

Posted by
Working for Parents, Inc.
|
Croton Falls, NY
New
|
Published 1 month ago

Working for Parents, Inc is a 501c3 non-profit established in 2021.

Our mission is to bring energy and strength to parents by responding to the economic, societal, and structural issues that are affecting their daily lives.

Our Vision is that community, businesses, and policymakers synergize to produce an environment where parents feel secure and have the resources needed to support their families.

Our three focus areas are: Economic Mobility & Stability, Workplace Rights for Parents, Mental Health


Position

Working for Parents is looking for a self-motivated experienced and talented Policy and Advocacy Manager to lead one of the areas of focus: Parents’ Rights In The Workplace.

In this position, you will be in charge of producing high-quality content that engages the community, businesses, policymakers and builds brand recognition.

Your main duties will also include creating informative content, press releases, articles, and media opportunities to share our company’s brand, products, and services. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, with brilliant presentation and organizational skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Support relationships with coalitions and policymakers
  • Analyze and track federal and state legislation
  • Report related key performance indicators and success metrics monthly
  • Develop and implement effective communication strategies that build client and community loyalty programs, brand awareness, and community and customer satisfaction.
  • Create informative and interesting press releases, press kits, newsletters, and related marketing materials.
  • Build advocacy capacity of WFP member programs through professional development, convenings, and issue education
  • Manage relationships and administrative work with recipients of direct advocacy assistance from WFP
  • Report related key performance indicators and success metrics monthly
  • Prepare detailed media activity reports.
  • Plan and manage the design, content, and production of all marketing materials.
  • Work with different team members to generate new ideas and strategies.
  • Supervise projects to guarantee all content is publication-ready.
  • Create communication and marketing strategies for new services, launches, events, and promotions.
  • Respond to communication-related issues in a timely manner.


Requirements

  • Proven experience creating targeted content is advantageous.
  • Strong knowledge of communication practices and techniques.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to multitask and work well under pressure.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities.
  • The manager must be able to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds. Those include but are not limited to, employees of all levels within the organization, WFP board members, WFP members, the media, school and community leaders, consultants, policymakers, and vendors.


This is solely a volunteer opportunity. As the organization grows there will be an opportunity for the Policy and Advocacy Manager to receive compensation.

To apply please send a cover letter and resume to info@workingforparents.org

Working for Parents, Inc is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Working for Parents, Inc. makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

Working for Parents, Inc is a 501c3 non-profit established in 2021.

Our mission is to bring energy and strength to parents by responding to the economic, societal, and structural issues that are affecting their daily lives.

Our Vision is that…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
NY-22, Croton Falls, NY, USA
Remote

Apply to This Volunteer Opportunity

All fields are required
Resume must be uploaded in PDF format
Drag file here or browse
No file chosen
I acknowledge that use of the Idealist Applicant Tracking System is subject to Idealist's Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Join Idealist

Sign up today to save your favorite volunteer opportunities and get email alerts when new ones are posted.