Program Administrator, Policy & Advocacy

18 Jun, 2022


Program Administrator, Policy & Advocacy

Susan G Komen

Empowered by our expansive grassroots network, Susan G. Komen is leading the fight for those impacted by breast cancer locally, in our states and in Washington, D.C.  Komen works to identify, through a transparent and broad-based, intensive vetting and selection process, the advocacy issues that have the greatest potential impact on Komen’s mission.

The Program Administrator, Policy & Advocacy will provide high-level administrative support for Komen’s Center for Public Policy’s (CPP) programs, initiatives, and events; assist in the coordination of efforts across CPP areas; support the team in building relationships with stakeholders; and assist with gathering content to report activities and communicate about CPP’s work as needed.

What You Will Bring to the Table

Provide administrative support for Komen’s Center for Public Policy (CPP) programs and staff.

Coordinates activities across program areas of the Public Policy and Advocacy team.

Coordinates logistics and materials for CPP events and projects, including the Komen Advocacy Summit, state lobby days, trainings, webinars, etc.

Assists with Center for Public Policy communications.

Assists with federal and state lobbying reporting.

Manages contracts and invoice processing for Public Policy & Advocacy department, including reviewing for accuracy; coding appropriate cost center, project code, and lobbying expense; and securing approval for payment.

Supports Public Policy & Advocacy department with travel, scheduling, expense reports, meeting logistics, etc.

Assists with preparation of summaries on CPP events and accomplishments.

Assists in the coordination and follow-up of consultants’ activities. Ensures monthly/weekly reports are received and are accurate.

Assist in development and fundraising activities as directed, in order to grow the public policy and advocacy team’s capacity and reach.

Monitors designated legislative and health policy and news websites on the state and federal issues, conducts basic online research and gathers data related to Komen’s advocacy priorities or other matters.

Promote an organizational culture that values trust, commitment to the mission, scientific integrity, and professional and organizational growth.

Other duties as assigned.

We Already Know You Will Also Have

Bachelor’s degree in public policy, public administration, political science, government affairs, communications, marketing or other relevant field.

2-5 years of related experience.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Proven ability to work independently and creatively, meeting strict deadlines, in a fast-paced environment.

Solid organizational skills and high-level proficiency with MS Office products.

Strong interpersonal skills are required for effective interaction volunteers, elected officials, legislative staff and other high-profile persons.

Working knowledge of the breast cancer public policy and advocacy environment.

Experience working within federal policy, state policy and/or grassroots advocacy.

A team-oriented attitude and strong cross-functional collaboration skills.

Shows positive approach to work, flexibility, cultural awareness, sensitivity to relationships, security, and confidentiality.

Travel requirements required outside of your office will be less than 25% or more depending on our business needs.

More about the position and directions on how to apply are available here.

Job posted: 2022-06-18