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Senior Policy Associate

Híbrido, O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Portland, OR

Detalhes

Tipo de Emprego:Tempo Integral
Data de Início:5 de agosto de 2024
Prazo para Inscrições:2 de agosto de 2024
Educação:Ensino Superior Requerido
Nível de Experiência:Gerencial
Compensação:USD $33,40 - $41,50 / hora
Hourly rate commensurate with experience and skills

Descrição

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY

Innovation Law Lab is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that leverages advocacy, technology and law to fight for immigrant and refugee justice. Our collaborative legal representation model and technology transform the way lawyers and advocates scale their work to provide effective support to immigrants in hostile jurisdictions, while also developing creative strategies for challenging the immigration system itself.


Law Lab employs creative legal and organizing strategies to directly challenge barriers to asylum access, prototype new inclusive systems and policy work, provide legal representation and combat injustices in the immigration legal system, and advocate for detained individuals while working to shut down immigration prisons. Law Lab also plays a vital role in the development and implementation of some of Oregon’s most progressive immigration policies including the life changing pandemic relief and Oregon’s Universal Representation program, Equity Corps of Oregon.  

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Senior Policy Associate supports the Strategy Team with developing and implementing advocacy strategies that engage policymakers, key stakeholders, and build coalitions around Innovation Law Lab’s core issue areas. While the Senior Policy Associate has a direct supervisor and will primarily support their Supervisor’s portfolio, it is expected that the Senior Policy Associate serves as a generalist and supports the entire strategy team on advancing Law Lab’s priorities. The Senior Policy Associate can expect to engage with multiple issues at once and is responsible for tracking, developing, and analyzing policy proposals, legislative activities, and relationships; preparing drafts of timely and compelling advocacy materials; supporting the development and maintenance of policymaker, coalition, and stakeholder relationships; engaging legislative staff and policies, and providing administrative support to advance Innovation Law Lab’s policy and advocacy efforts. The Senior Policy Associate reports to the Director of Strategy and will maintain strong relationships with Innovation Law Lab staff, partner organizations, legal service providers, media stakeholders and supporters across the country. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research, track, analyze, and provide regular assessments of legislative and policy activity relevant to Innovation Law Lab’s programs and mission;
  • Identifying, developing, and nurturing relationships with partners, ally organizations, policymakers, funders, and program alumni; participating in and building coalitions as needed;
  • Developing and distributing legislative and/or regulatory briefings, public comments, testimony, fact sheets, support letters, and other tools to educate policymakers and the public on issues relevant to Innovation Law Lab’s mission;
  • Attend and, in coordination with Strategy Team staff, support regular meetings, calls, and communications with policymakers and stakeholders;
  • Serving as spokesperson on relevant policy issues and representing Innovation Law Lab at a variety of public events and forums;
  • Engaging staff in advocacy work, including but not limited to providing teach-ins for staff and participants/partners around relevant policy issues, best practices in nonprofit advocacy, and legislative/regulatory processes;   
  • Provide administrative support to the Strategy Team, including scheduling, note-taking, agenda and meeting materials development, project management, and maintaining calendar; 
  • Other policy, program design or  advocacy-related tasks as identified to promote our organizational work and foster strategic relationships. 


EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

The following are the minimum levels required to successfully perform the essential job duties and responsibilities.

  • Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree in public policy, law, politics or the social sciences preferred; 
  • Have +3 years of direct experience in legislative work, policy advocacy or policy development in immigrant justice or other comparable progressive issues; 
  • Familiarity with policymaking and the legislative process in Oregon;
  • Advanced written, analytical, verbal, and organizational skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, respectfully, and compellingly;
  • Spanish language skills, particularly spoken Spanish are preferred  
  • Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds is highly preferred; 
  • Demonstrated ability to be creative and resourceful in a rapidly shifting advocacy space. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to immigrants’ rights and the rule of law.

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY

Innovation Law Lab is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that leverages advocacy, technology and law to fight for immigrant and refugee justice. Our collaborative legal representation model and technology transform…

Benefícios

We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, ability to enroll in Law Lab’s 401(k) plan, paid vacation and sick time, 2 floating holidays, professional development time after one year of service, and public transportation subsidy (if based in Portland).

We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, ability to enroll in Law Lab’s 401(k) plan, paid vacation and sick time, 2 floating holidays, professional…

Nível de Proficiência do Idioma

Advanced Spanish language skills, particularly spoken Spanish are preferred

Advanced Spanish language skills, particularly spoken Spanish are preferred

Localização

Híbrido
O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Portland, OR
333 SW 5th Ave, Portland, OR 97204, USA
Ste 200

Como se inscrever

To apply, send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@innovationlawlab.org. Questions may also be directed to jobs@innovationlawlab.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

To apply, send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@innovationlawlab.org. Questions may also be directed to jobs@innovationlawlab.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling…

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