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24 Jul 2012

Full-Time Advocacy Director – Planned Parenthood

Jewish Jobs West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Job Description

POSITION DESCRIPTION
Advocacy Director

The Planned Parenthood Advocacy Director is responsible for building grassroots power for implementation of the agency’s campaigns and will serve as the primary ambassador and spokesperson with volunteers, coalition partners and key community contacts across an eight county service area with a population size larger than 32 other states. The Director leads cross-cutting advocacy projects, policy initiatives, research and analysis, and coordination of government relations strategies to advance access to reproductive health care and comprehensive sex education. This position will be based in either Miami or West Palm Beach.

Job responsibilities:

Contribute to the policy direction, positions, and advocacy of the organization, provide strategic guidance for the policy and advocacy team, and direct the organization’s movement building work.
Designs volunteer program to ensure that meaningful and diverse engagement is available where needed to meet the agency’s goals and creates opportunities for innovation and leadership to emerge including bringing volunteers along the path to donate and lead grassroots advocacy efforts.
Provides strategic direction to our Planned Parenthood community partnerships and coalition work, grassroots organizing programs including trainings, leadership development, membership recruitment, and engaging volunteers in grassroots and legislative organizing and civic participation on targeted campaigns to build our political power.
• Represents Planned Parenthood at public events, in coalition
meetings, and in media interviews.

Designs and executes voter contact programs and utilizes cutting edge programs including voter file management, micro-targeting, voter ID programs, phone programs, and integrated social media.
• Writes reports, fact sheets, legislative alerts, policy
briefs and work plans.

• Directs agency internship and fellowship programs and
partnerships with local universities.

• Supervise and coach team members across multiple counties.

 

Planned Parenthood of South Florida and the Treasure Coast, Inc.
West Palm Beach Office: 2300 N Florida Mango Rd – West Palm Beach, FL 33409 Tel 561.848.6402 Fax 561.848.4461 Miami Office: 5775 Blue Lagoon, Suite 360 – Miami, FL 33126 Tel 786.594.4777 Fax 786.594.4778 please visit us at: > www.ppsoflo.org

How to Apply

To apply email cover letter and resume to Judith.Selzer@ppsoflo.org Judith Selzer Vice President of Public Policy & Communications Public Affairs Dept. judith.selzer@ppsoflo.org phone:561-472-9940 fax:561-472-9949

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time.

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