Public Policy Analyst

10 Oct, 2021

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Public Policy Analyst

Greater Baltimore Committee
Baltimore, MD

Position Summary

The Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) (www.gbc.org) seeks a full-time, results-oriented and experienced Public Policy Analyst to work in a fast-paced environment. Working closely with the President and CEO and other policy analysts, this position will engage in research and policy analysis related to business and civic initiatives that benefit the Baltimore region and assist in the development of public policy positions consistent with the mission of the GBC.

Areas of work include, but are not limited to, creating a competitive business environment, education (K- 12 and higher education), transportation and transportation funding, health care, taxation, regulatory environment, economic development and job creation, workforce development, environment, energy, employment, diversity, equity and inclusion, public safety, and other areas as directed.

This position, located in downtown Baltimore City, helps the GBC lead policy efforts that enhance the organization’s policy priorities at the federal, state and local government levels.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Serve as staff (primary or secondary) for GBC member-led policy committees, advisory panels and task forces.

• Monitor, research, and analyze public policies and assist in the development of policy positions.

• Identify, track, and advocate business-related issues and legislation at the federal, state and local government level.

• Draft testimony and position papers on legislation or public policies/regulations at the federal, state and local government level.

• Research issues important to economic development, job creation, transportation, and business-related and civic priorities in the Baltimore region.

• Develop concise written policy communications for internal and external audiences.

• Attend meetings and maintain strategic relationships with GBC members and external stakeholders.

• Provide public policy expertise to the GBC President & CEO, staff, and members.

• Participate in a variety of other activities and duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in political science, government, business or related discipline.

• Relevant experience in public policy, research, or analysis.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in public policy or related discipline.

• Three or more years of public policy or government relations experience.

• Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

• Strong analytical skills.

• Ability to work with individuals to forge consensus and coalition building.

Application

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to Karen Parrish, Executive Assistant to the President & CEO at karenp@gbc.org

Job posted: 2021-10-10