The Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut is seeking a highly motivated, results oriented, individual to conduct legislative, and grassroots activities to achieve the advocacy goals of the Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut's strategic plan. Our perfect candidate thrives in a small office environment and achieves results by working independently and as part of a team to meet the organization's strategic goals.
TITLE: Government Relations & Grassroots Advocacy Associate
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: The Government Relations & Grassroots Associate will work between 15 and 20 hour per week and is responsible for providing legislative, regulatory, grassroots, and administrative support to achieve the advocacy goals of the Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut’s strategic plan. Scope of work includes grassroots advocacy network management and communications, public policy research; website content management; legislative and regulatory monitoring; and interacting with National office Government Relations staff.
RELATIONSHIPS: Reports directly to Executive Director; maintains cooperative relationships with other staff, health professionals and advocacy organizations
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:
Bachelor’s Degree and/or 2 years legislative office experience
Knowledge of legislative process and basic legislative research tools
Ability to use, maintain and monitor advocacy tools in conjunction with National office
Ability to communicate legislative and regulatory information to public and advocates
Demonstrates willingness to work as part of a small team office
Job Type: Part-time