Hiring Remote Legislative Analyst and Advocacy Associate
The National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) is hiring! Work from home as a Legislative Analyst and Advocacy Associate in NVIC’s esteemed Advocacy Program!
The NVIC Advocacy Team is expanding, and we are looking for a motivated and passionate legislative analyst to join us in our advocacy efforts. You will be an essential member of our team analyzing, tracking, and advocating on NVIC mission related proposed legislation.
Your primary responsibilities will include working with the Director of Advocacy and Advocacy Staff on legislative and policy analysis, research, bill summaries, action alerts, releases, position statements, testimony, reports, legislative office and staff communication, and supporting community and leadership education programs.
Your organizational skills, attention to detail, and coachability will contribute to preparing our NVIC Advocacy followers to make a difference in the outcome of proposed vaccine and informed consent state legislation tracked by NVIC.
Our ideal candidate is experienced and confident in analyzing legislation at each stage of the legislative process while being able to simultaneously navigate the nuances and schedules of different state legislatures.
This is an opportunity to be a critical part of an influential and supportive mission-driven legislative advocacy team that values respect, collaboration, and a healthy work-life balance. We take pride in our exceptional 13-year track record of directly impacting and transforming legislation, and by joining our team, you will be able to see your work making a difference in the lives of others.
NVIC is a national charitable, non-profit educational organization founded in 1982. NVIC launched the vaccine safety and informed consent movement in America and is the oldest and largest consumer led organization advocating for the institution of vaccine safety and informed consent protections in the public health system. NVIC is dedicated to the prevention of vaccine injuries and deaths through public education and to defending the informed consent ethic in medicine.
Experience and Skill Requirements
- Prior experience working for a state legislator
- Thorough understanding of state, local, and federal legislative and political processes
- Proficiency in performing legislative analysis and determining potential impact of bills within the context of existing law
- Excellent writing and oral communications skills
- Fluent computer and business software skills
- Capability to work concurrently on multiple projects with varied deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
- Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
- Ability to creatively problem-solve, critically think, and take initiative
- Ability to solicit and efﬁciently process feedback
Work Requirements and Benefits
- 35 hours per week, work time not to exceed 35 hours per week
- Due to the nature of quick moving legislative sessions, there are circumstances from time to time when providing assistance to the Director of Advocacy for legislative activity or supporting state leaders or other projects that may require specific hours to be worked outside of typical during the day business hours
- With a fully remote work environment, you'll have the flexibility to do your best work from wherever you are, including home
- Annual Salary: $45,000