Philanthropy Ohio, Manager, Public Policy
The Manager, Public Policy, supports the senior vice president in pursuing the organization’s advocacy strategies for internal and external audiences, assisting with: managing member coalitions; implementing annual legislative agendas; building relationships with state and federal policy makers; monitoring and researching issues and legislation; and educating members on key policy issues. This is a full-time, exempt position based in the Columbus office.
- Support development and implementation of annual work plans for policy initiatives and coalitions
- Assist with researching and drafting content for white papers, newsletters and special reports
- Monitor legislative and executive department activity related to priority policy areas
- Schedule and prepare materials for meetings with state and federal policy makers
- Assist with implementation of legislative agenda
- Plan and deliver policy-focused learning events
- Support and participate in Public Policy Committee meetings
- Prepare fundraising materials for policy initiatives
Minimum Qualifications for the position
- Experience: 5 -7 years experience in government, public policy, philanthropy or nonprofit settings; four-year college degree in public policy/administration or political science required; knowledge of Ohio’s education systems (P – 20) and policy issues
- Skills: strong research and analysis, project management, written and verbal communications, ability to manage multiple projects and shifting priorities
- Characteristics: interpersonal skills with strong commitment to high quality member service, attention to detail, well-organized, collaborative team approach, creative, innovative and continuous improvement orientation
Qualifications common to all positions
- Good interpersonal skills with strong service orientation
- Attention to detail, ability to produce high quality work products
- Communicate effectively in a variety of settings and styles
- Work collaboratively in a team environment
- Experience with or interest in learning about organized philanthropy
- Use time and resources well and display ability to manage multiple projects and shifting priorities
- Approach responsibilities creatively and innovatively with the goal of continuous improvement
- Proficient with Microsoft Office
The salary range for this position is $50,000 - $60,000. In addition, Philanthropy Ohio offers a generous benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance; 15 days paid vacation in first year; paid sick leave; retirement benefits; and a collegial work environment.
Applicants must send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to email@example.com
Read more about us at www.philanthropyohio.org.
Philanthropy Ohio is an equal opportunity employer.