Policy Director

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC)
Washington, DC, United States
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Experience Level: 
Mid-Level (5-7 Years)
Apply By: 
ASAP

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Position Summary: 

The Policy Director, in conjunction with NSAC staff and member organizations, leads NSAC’s public policy work. The Policy Director represents the Coalition to policymakers and to the media, coordinates and oversees the policy development and advocacy work of the Coalition, leads and staffs the Policy Council, oversees all policy campaigns, and manages the policy team (currently 7 full-time policy staff). The Policy Director shares in the leadership of the organization along with the Grassroots Director and the Coalition Director. The Policy Director and Grassroots Director work together to develop campaigns and help ensure coordination and cohesion between NSAC’s direct and grassroots advocacy. The Policy Director and Grassroots Director report to the Coalition Director.

 

Please note that racial justice – an understanding and acknowledgment of historical and ongoing racial inequities and a commitment to actions challenging those inequities – is a core NSAC tenet we seek to embed in our structure, analysis, policy development, and advocacy. 

Application Process: Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified. Early applications are encouraged, and applications will be considered as they are received. All names and applicants will be held in strict confidence. All persons interested in being considered for the position must submit a resume, a recent writing sample, a cover letter highlighting their experience and skills relevant to the listed qualifications, and 3-5 references (whom we will not contact until after a final interview), as well as explanations of why you left any other position in the last five years. More information about NSAC can be accessed by visiting our website at http://sustainableagriculture.net. Please use this form to complete and submit application materials.