Public Policy Advocate, Blue Zones Project

11 Sep, 2020

Jobs

Public Policy Advocate, Blue Zones Project

Sharecare
Walla Walla, WA

Sharecare is the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place. The Sharecare platform provides each person — no matter where they are in their health journey — with a comprehensive and personalized health profile, where they can dynamically and easily connect to the information, evidence-based programs and health professionals they need to live their healthiest, happiest and most productive life. With award-winning and innovative frictionless technologies, scientifically validated clinical protocols and best-in-class coaching tools, Sharecare helps providers, employers and health plans effectively scale outcomes-based health and wellness solutions across their entire populations. We are always looking for people that value the opportunity to work hard, have fun on the job, and make a difference in the lives of others through their work every day!

Sharecare, in collaboration with Blue Zones and Walla Walla University, is working to help people live longer, better lives by improving their surroundings by bringing Blue Zones Project to Walla Walla.

Blue Zones Project is rooted in lessons learned from the world’s longest-lived cultures. We translate these lessons into sustainable environmental changes that strengthen social ties, reshape the places where people spend their time, and sharpen policies to support healthy choices.

If you are a policy expert driven to make a difference; If you enjoy working with people who are passionate about improving the well-being of others; If you have a proven track record leading strong, results-driven teams and enjoy challenging yourself and others to find creative solutions, join us.

Be part of a team that’s working bringing innovative leaders together from across the community to lead and ignite a movement to improve well-being on a significant scale — a movement that promises to help transform Walla Walla into a place where people live longer, better.

By engaging a critical mass of individuals and organizations to participate — from worksites and schools to restaurants and grocery stores — the small changes contribute to huge benefits: lowered healthcare costs, improved productivity, and ultimately, a higher quality of life. For more information regarding Blue Zones Project please visit https://www.bluezonesproject.com/.

Job Summary:

The Public Policy Advocate is responsible for the overall effectiveness in generating and accelerating positive changes related to policy work within this community-wide health initiative. The Public Policy Advocate will collaborate with policy partners to establish, implement, and communicate policy priorities and projects. Through a wide range of marketing strategies and face-to-face meetings, this person will work to maximize participation and engagement of organizations with Blue Zones Project. Success is achieved when policies are passed, projects are implemented successfully, and the local businesses adopt the recommended changes to improve well-being.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for getting polices that favor health and well-being passed and implemented.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships and collaborate with leaders/advocates (government, schools, non-profits, employers and health care organizations) to move policy initiatives.
  • Assist in the development and update of the Community Blueprint for policy initiatives.
  • Execute the 4D policy process (discover, design, develop and deploy) with support from national experts and community stakeholders.
  • Develop and meet monthly targets to achieve annual Community Blueprint metrics.
  • Ensure Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and a focus on health equity in policy initiatives as appropriate to the local community/state.
  • Compile organization performance/value measures, outcomes, and community impact stories.

Sharecare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and doesn’t discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status,or other non-merit factor.

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Job posted: 2020-09-11