07/18/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 07/18/2019 15:48
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a premier policy organization informing and shaping federal and state policy to reduce poverty and inequality and build opportunity, seeks a State Strategies Manager or Senior State Strategies Manager for its food assistance policy division. The Center's food assistance policy division undertakes extensive work at both the state and federal levels to strengthen federal food assistance programs, primarily the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), by analyzing proposed changes in government policies, designing and sharing new ideas to improve the programs, providing technical assistance to policymakers, conducting research on the programs, and working with federal and state nonprofits on these issues. Our work also helps to shape public debate with particular attention to the effects of proposed policies on eligible households.
The Center is seeking an experienced issue campaign professional to lead our support of state-level nutrition partners around the country to advance policies and campaigns to reduce hunger in their states. Through public education, issue campaigns, and dissemination of data, the Center's state partner organizations can play an important role in informing these high stakes debates and building a broader base of support for SNAP. The State Strategies Manager or Senior State Strategies Manager will lead our work to deepen the capacity of our state partners to develop and execute savvy issue campaigns, work with state legislatures, build and support coalitions and partnerships, and share best practices and learnings related to policy debates, particularly those impacting the lives of low- and moderate-income families and communities.
The Manager or Senior Manager, under the direction of the Vice President for Food Assistance Policy, will:
This position is based in Washington, D.C. and requires travel.
Salary commensurate with experience; excellent benefits, including generous health insurance options and dental coverage, life and long-term disability insurance, retirement, MERP, DCAP, and generous vacation, sick leave, and holiday schedules.
Terms of Employment: Full-time, exempt position.
Bringing diverse perspectives to public policy debates. To expand the diversity of voices that speak with authority in policy debates, we welcome highly motivated candidates - with particular attention to candidates who have experience with communities that are underrepresented in policy debates and who have familiarity with low-income and diverse communities and issues of racial equity.
Please submit a cover letter with your application. In your cover letter, please include a discussion of what draws you to the mission of the Center.
Please submit your application here.
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values andwelcomes diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages all qualified persons to apply regardless ofany protected status under federal or local law including Minorities/Women/Disabilities/Veterans.