Full-time; Hourly, Exempt
The Policy Coordinator plays a leadership role in advancing policy change through ANWOL public policy
initiative that seeks to protect and restore the civil and human rights or formerly incarcerated and convicted
Duties & Responsibilities
Legislative, Regulatory & Public Policy
* Develop, direct and implement a public policy team and activities, including advocacy priorities,
positions and strategies;
* Track public policy issues and decisions impacting at the local and state level and make
recommendations to advance priorities;
ÿ Build and nurture effective multi-cultural coalitions and alliances on priority issues and campaigns.
ÿ Lead he development and management of effective working relationships with key public officials at the
federal, state and local levels;
ÿ Coordinates with the Executive Director on policy advocacy communications including email alerts and
ÿ Attend national, state, and local events including panel, meetings, trainings, and conferences, as it
relates to policy agenda;
ÿ Assist in developing policy-related backgrounders, public testimony, talking points, letters and other
materials to support policy priorities.
ÿ Staff policy committees and work with committee leadership to set agenda, recruit speakers, develop
issue papers and engage members in policy priorities.
ÿ Bachelor degree in Public Policy, Public Administration or related field; or equivalent experience;
ÿ Knowledge of public policy advocacy, public policy research and analysis, leadership building, strategic
communications and laws;
ÿ Knowledge of reforming criminal justice policy;
ÿ Personal experiences with incarceration is valued but not required;
ÿ Excellent research, written and verbal communication skills;
ÿ Ability to explain clearly and persuasively, to experts and non-experts, ANWOL’s stance on public policy
ÿ Ability to work effectively both as a team and independently;
ÿ Knowledge of the criminal justice system, mass incarceration;
ÿ Passion for changing the obstruction and injustice of formerly incarcerated and convicted people.
Salary: Competitive starting salary based on experience, with availability of medical, dental, and vision
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Meisee McGowan at firstname.lastname@example.org