TITLE: Deputy Director, Public Policy
DIVISION: Public Policy
LOCATION: Washington, D.C.
REPORTS TO: Vice President and Director, Public Policy
- Assists the VP in developing and implementing amfAR’s public policy agenda focused on advancing AIDS research and promoting a more equitable, effective, and evidence-based response to the epidemic both domestically and globally.
- Represents amfAR on Capitol Hill, with the Executive Branch, with international donors, and at meetings and conferences.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Work with the VP to develop public policy positions and advocacy strategies, and lead the office’s work on particular areas of policy and advocacy.
- Represent the Foundation with members of Congress and their staff, Executive Branch staff, and at briefings, conferences, and meetings.
- Work collaboratively with other advocates, policy makers, and researchers to advance sound policy positions.
- Monitor and analyze HIV/AIDS and health-related policy issues domestically and internationally.
- Research and draft issue briefs, fact sheets, Congressional testimony, Federal Register comments, reports, and other products.
- Prepare written updates on legislative and other policy developments, and amfAR’s public policy-related activity.
- Manage the Alan Rosenfield Public Policy Fellowship program including recruitment, hiring, supervision, and mentorship of the fellows.
A Master's degree or Ph.D. (or equivalent) in public health, public policy, or a related field, and five years experience in a health-related organization. Excellent writing, policy analysis, and public speaking skills. Experience with policy advocacy. Knowledge of public health and HIV/AIDS policy issues and a basic understanding of scientific research. Experience with international health is a plus. Ability to work extended hours, and up to approximately 20 percent travel is required.
Interested applicants should send their cover letter, resume, and salary
requirements to email@example.com.
No agencies please.