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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
Date Last Verified
ProfileSustainable Food Policy Advocate The primary focus of this position will be to work with NRDC’s multi-disciplinary team to end the misuse of livestock antibiotics. May also support other Food and Agriculture Program initiatives. Responsibilities: Work with our team to develop and improve strategies for winning policy change and shifting corporate practices; Advocate for local, state and federal policy reform, including direct lobbying, providing testimony, watch dogging agency actions, and authoring written comments; Provide outreach to major food companies, expand NRDC’s network of business leaders and advocate for corporate commitments to change purchasing or production practices; Expand NRDC’s coalition of opinion leaders, technical experts, public interest organizations, business leaders and producers; help NRDC increase the geographic, racial, cultural, and socioeconomic diversity within its networks; Provide research, analysis, blogs, reports, and social media content in support the Food and Agriculture Program’s initiatives; Serve as a spokesperson for NRDC.
Qualification and Experience
Should have 5+ years of experience as an advocate advancing related campaigns. Demonstrated ability for strategic campaigning and advocacy. An advanced degree in a related science or law is strongly preferred. Excellent written and verbal communications skills are essential. Expert familiarity with one or more Food and Agriculture Program issues listed above. Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and orientations.
Job ID 2017-3729