Director of Public Policy and Advocacy - Marion County Commission On Youth, Inc.(MCCOY)
- 06-Oct-2018 to 23-Oct-2018
- - MCCOY Inc.
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
- Full Time
- solid benefit package including paid individual health insurance, professional development allowance, and retirement contributions
MCCOY Inc., the community's 25 year old youth services intermediary organization, works to support and strengthen the agencies and individuals who provide the programs and opportunities youth need to reach successful adulthood. Serving as resource, capacity builder, neutral convener, and advocate, MCCOY works in partnership with systems, agencies, and individuals to build a community where every young person will grow into a positive, productive, and contributing adult.
MCCOY seeks a high energy and capable individual who can build upon the past eight years of successful public policy and advocacy efforts. The Director of Public Policy and Advocacy leads MCCOY's policy and advocacy work at the local, state, and national levels. MCCOY's year round advocacy work includes educating legislators, policy makers, youth serving professionals, and the public about key youth issues; building partnerships to expand advocacy for youth; monitoring policy and legislation; legislative action during sessions; and involvement in community efforts to keep the issues facing youth in the forefront.
Qualifications for this position include: experience in the legislative process, preferably in Indiana; solid understanding of the political process; effective interpersonal skills; excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills; a graduate degree in a relevant field and a minimum of 3-5 years experience in the advocacy field. MCCOY is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified individuals to apply.
Click the APPLY button to submit cover letter of interest, your resume, and three professional references to John Brandon, President of MCCOY Inc.
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