Position: Deputy Legislative Director, American Religious Freedom Program
The Deputy Legislative Director helps to educate and build relationships with legislators, legislative staff, and members of the faith and policy communities to promote the principles of religious freedom.
The Deputy Director:
- Reports to, advises, and supports the State Legislative Policy Director.
- Assists the State Legislative Policy Director and other program directors in developing strategy and tactics for state legislative education and advocacy.
- Represents the organization in state capitals and Congress, with elected officials, legislative staff, and religious freedom policy organizations, and also with key faith community leaders.
- Ensures that systems that track and report on educational efforts and policy initiatives affecting religious freedom in Congress and the 50 state legislatures are kept current and accurate.
- Produces written materials relevant to legislative advocacy on short deadlines, including talking points, opinion pieces, and position and other policy papers.
Candidates must have a track record of exercising sound political judgment and have exceptional relational and communication skills. Ideal candidates will have a J.D. degree and several years of experience in legislative education and advocacy in Congress, in a state legislature, or in a similar legislative capacity. The position may require substantial travel.
Send cover letter, resume, and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Deputy Legislative Director.”
Position: Executive Assistant, American Religious Freedom Program
The Ethics and Public Policy Center’s American Religious Freedom Program (ARFP) seeks an executive assistant who is responsible for handling clerical, administrative, and relationship projects for the Executive Director and the program. The Executive Assistant will promote ARFP’s innovative mission to protect religious freedom for Americans of all religious faiths. Responsibilities include:
- Managing the Executive Director’s schedule and calendar
- Maintaining calendar and report of program activities
- Managing office files and contact lists
- Scanning and organizing documents
- Ordering and maintaining office equipment and supplies
- Preparing and tracking expense reports
- Preparing PowerPoint and other briefing materials for speeches and other events
- Scheduling, staffing, and preparing agendas and notes for executive meetings
- Conducting research as needed
- Coordinating travel
The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational and communication skills and be poised, professional, and comfortable working with high-profile figures. Candidate must have the ability to handle matters with utmost confidentiality. Candidate must also demonstrate strong abilities in MS-Office. Experience in budgeting and cost accounting is a plus.
If you are self-motivated and interested in joining a highly dynamic and entrepreneurial mission-based team, please submit a resume, cover letter, and samples of letters and similar written communications to email@example.com.