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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
Years of Experience
ProfileSenior Specialist, Public Policy
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must have bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, Law, Public Policy, or a related field, or equivalent work experience. Advanced degree in law or public policy is preferred. Must have 4+ years of experience in public policy advocacy, public policy research, or legislative affairs. Experience working on animal welfare issues is a plus. Experience lobbying is a plus. Must have strong knowledge and understanding of public policy advocacy and research. Must have working knowledge of local policy making, structure, and legislative processes. Must have strong knowledge of animal cruelty issues. Must have strong communication (written and oral) skills with the ability to translate information into a meaningful, understandable context and message, regardless of the format (e.g., documents, public speaking situations, presentations, etc.). Must have demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills, as well as the ability to handle complex situations and demonstrate sound judgment and problem-solving. Must have excellent organizational, planning, and time management skills with demonstrated flexibility and the ability to manage multiple and often changing priorities and issues of varying complexity, while meeting time sensitive deadlines and deliverables. Must have attention to detail and commitment to excellence demonstrated by the delivery of quality and timely outcomes. Must have the ability to build/foster relationships by reinforcing trust and respect, and demonstrating high standards of tact, diplomacy and discretion. Must have ability to work independently and as an effective team member in a team environment. Must have proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook).
Requisition id: 238
The Humane Society of the United States.
700 Professional Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20879