Job Posting for Manager, Advocacy & Engagement at World Food Program USA
Job Location: World Food Program USA - , DC
Position Type: Full Time
Salary Range: Undisclosed
Position Description & Responsibilities
This position manages public policy team efforts related to research, tracking, analysis, and reporting of Congressional outreach, institutional partnerships and grassroots engagement.
Develop and curate advocacy, and outreach opportunities around a wide range of public policy materials including fact sheets, briefing documents, blog posts, op-eds, and talking points.
Coordinate Hill meetings including scheduling, background materials, briefing materials and follow-up, including documentation in WFP USA’s congressional management software.
Develop and manage grassroots advocacy tools in partnership with WFP USA’s Marketing and Communications team.
Maintain and share up-to-date knowledge on relevant WFP and partner publications.
Identify and inform colleagues of briefings, forums and other public events taking place in Washington relevant to WFP USA’s work.
Develop and maintain annual calendar of events (both in-person and virtual) relevant to WFP USA public policy team’s work, including Congressional appropriations deadlines and markups.
Represent WFP USA at select meetings, briefings and policy forums.
In coordination with Chief Advocacy & Engagement officer, develop and manage opportunities for WFP USA public policy team engagement outside of Washington, DC, including events in partnership with other organizations.
Support Chief Advocacy & Engagement officer in developing and fostering key relationships related to allied organizations including, but not limited to, domestic anti-hunger organizations, faith-based organizations, and other NGOs.
Support Director of Government Relations in writing and producing weekly public policy updates and quarterly Hill newsletter.
Perform other duties as assigned.
4-7 years of relevant work experience with at least 1 year on Capitol Hill (Member office or Committee staff) required.
Excellent writing, research and communication skills. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience with writing for policy, advocacy and/or public audiences.
Ability to organize time and work independently, as well as follow direction, collaborate, coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines on time and effectively.
Ability to present complex data in a clear, logical format.
Strong inter-personal skills and the ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
Interest and knowledge of global hunger, humanitarian assistance and/or international development issues.
Strong computer skills and proficiency in using Microsoft Office applications.