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JOB POST: Policy Analyst/Organizer – Healthcare for All

Come help lead the fight for health care for all!  The Campaign for America’s Future (CAF) and the Institute for America’s Future (IAF) seek a policy analyst/organizer to work on our campaign for universal healthcare.  This person should have experience in developing and working with coalitions and should be a creative self-starter who can help drive progressive issues like universal healthcare into the national debate.  This position will report to CAF’s co-director and will work closely with our online communications and press teams.

Responsibilities

    * Work on broadening and strengthening coalitions to push for universal healthcare coverage    * Organize and support leading progressive policy intellectuals to get into the public debate    * Create and send weekly updates to activists on healthcare issues    * Work with our online communications team to define CAF’s strategic online plans/campaigns and   seize strategic opportunities    * Work with allies to organize grassroots community forums on health care for all    * Work with our press team to create reports, events, press releases, and other actions to get earned media focusing on the need for universal health care    * Work with congressional allies and candidates to push them towards progressive solutions to our nation’s healthcare problems

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    * Experience working for a non-profit advocacy organization and knowledge of progressive and   conservative politics, organizations and policymakers    * Self-directed, proactive, highly motivated with good planning and time management skills and  ability/willingness to be flexible    * Innovative and creative thinking with good analytical and problem-solving skills    * Excellent oral and written communication abilities and interpersonal skills    * Strong interpersonal skills, team player and ability to work well with others    * Well organized with great attention to detail    * Commitment to organization’s mission    * Passion for progressive causes

Qualifications

    * Bachelors degree from an accredited college/university in public policy or a related field    * Four or more years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience    * Working experience with coalitions on issue-based campaigns    * Legislative/Congressional experience    * Experience working on healthcare issues

Compensation / Benefits

Salary based on experience. Benefits include vacation, health insurance, healthcare/childcare flexible spending account, public transportation assistance and retirement plan. CAF/IAF offers a comfortable, creative work environment that welcomes diversity.

To Apply

Your complete application includes a cover letter that indicates how you learned of the job opening, a resume with dates of employment, and salary history.  Please mail, email or fax your application to:

Policy Analyst/Organizer SearchCampaign for America’s Future

1825 K Street, NW, Suite 400Washington, DC 20006Fax:  202-955-5606Email:  jobs@ourfuture.org

Note:  Due to the large number of applicants, we are unable to acknowledge the receipt and status of applications. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.  No phone calls, please.

The Campaign for America’s Future (and its sister organization the Institute for America’s Future) is a progressive research and action center promoting an agenda to enhance prosperity and opportunity for all Americans. Our studies and analyses, communication, advocacy and mobilization campaigns advance a progressive perspective on a broad range of issues. For more information, please visit our website at www.OurFuture.org.

The Campaign for America’s Future is an equal opportunity employer.

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