PolicyLink is hiring a
Liberation in a Generation is looking for a mission-driven, emerging policy advocate to co-design and support the development of the LibGen policy platform. The Policy Manager will be responsible for facilitation, writing, and research that supports team policy development and advocacy strategy. This position reports to the Policy Director and works in close collaboration with teammates across the organization.
Liberation in a Generation was established in 2019 and is fiscally sponsored by PolicyLink. The teams of the organization (communications, policy, grassroots partnerships and operations) function collaboratively to meet organization-wide programmatic goals. One of our core goals includes developing and advocating for a liberation guarantees policy platform. Our approach includes ground testing, familiarizing and building support for those policies with national and grassroots organizing leaders, advocacy partners and policymakers throughout the country. As part of this work to build this slate of policies, the Policy Manager will be responsible for project management, research, writing, analysis, and supporting the process of listening to partners in the development and refinement of the policies. This position reports directly to the Policy Director and is responsible for coordinating work across teams.
An ideal candidate will have a keen interest in bringing their talents to building bold transformative policy and advocacy on issues impacting racial and economic justice. Successful candidates will have previous organizing, research, policy analysis, and policy/advocacy experience. An ideal candidate will have experience or some familiarity with racial justice, social safety net, health care, housing, income, employment, family care, college, intergenerational wealth or other related policy issue areas. Additionally, strong candidates will have exceptional communication skills and strong people skills.
About Liberation in a Generation
Formed in 2018, Liberation in a Generation is a national movement support organization building the power of people of color to totally transform the economy—who controls it, how it works, and most importantly, for whom. We bring together advocates, community organizers, economists, and other proven and emerging leaders of color across the country to build a Liberation Economy, within one generation. Liberation in a Generation is incubating in PolicyLink. We aim to create political and economic change where people of color prosper. This means tearing down systems of oppression that extract from, devalue, and exploit Black, Latinx, low and moderate income Asians, and Indigenous people. It means building a Liberation Economy where all people of color have our basic needs met, are safe from harm, are valued, and belong.
The salary range for this position is $80,000–$100,000. It comes with excellent benefits including paid vacation; health, vision, and dental insurance; and 401(k) retirement plan.
This position may require up to 20% travel
Please note: No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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PolicyLink strongly values equity and believes in a just and fair society where all can participate, prosper, and reach their full potential. We work towards a more inclusive world and as such we are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, skin color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or parenthood. PolicyLink is committed to maintaining a diverse and multicultural working environment.