The National Audubon Society is a nonprofit conservation organization that protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow. We work throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation. Audubon’s state, regional, national, and international programs, nature centers, and chapters have an unparalleled wingspan that reaches millions of people each year to inform, inspire, and unite diverse communities in conservation action. As a sentinel species, we recognize that the fate of birds is inextricably tied to the fate of us all.
Reporting to the Policy Director and working in close coordination with the Western Water and National Policy Team, the Arizona Policy Manager is charged with building political power and executing National Audubon Society priorities, while effectively leveraging and building upon the organization’s grassroots and grasstops assets and relationships. As part of the state office, the Policy Manager will spearhead the planning, integration, and coordination of policy communications, outreach, event planning, and research needs. The Policy Manager would provide expertise and capacity for the development of educational, outreach, and communications materials to deploy to raise awareness of the importance of water and climate resilience with decision-makers and influencers in the state of Arizona. The Policy Manager will work with a multidisciplinary team to plan, implement, and achieve Audubon’s policy goals. The Manager will provide critical capacity to the Policy Director and help expand and develop productive relationships with key state-elected and agency officials and leaders, as well as the Arizona congressional delegation and federal agencies critical to Audubon priorities.
$80,000-$85,000 per year
The National Audubon Society is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, inclusion and equal opportunity and actively seek a diverse pool of candidates in this search.
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