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ERISA/Executive Compensation Attorney / Government and Government Relations Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

Laura and John Arnold Foundation.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

ERISA/Executive Compensation
Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Apr 07,2018

Posted on

Apr 06,2018

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Retirement Policy Manager Responsibilities: Perform original research, environmental scans, and literature reviews on retirement policy topics to support strategy development for Retirement Policy team; Collaborate with the Retirement Policy’s leadership team to identify, explore, and evaluate new philanthropic investment opportunities; Present potential investment opportunities and recommendations to the Retirement Policy team’s leadership and Board of Directors; Manage and track grants approved by Board, which will include working with grantees and partners to develop strategic plans, establish performance metrics, and monitor progress and impact; Build and manage relationships with current and potential grantees and contractors; Support, develop, an manage relationships with government officials, researchers, foundation officials, practitioners, and other stakeholders; and Draft and review documents, such as funding proposals, issue briefs, research summaries, and annual reports, for the Retirement Policy team’s leadership and Board of Directors.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree required; advanced degree(s) preferred in a relevant field such as business, public policy, public administration, actuarial science, law, or economics; and 3+ years of relevant work experience. Passion for mission, motivated and energized by creating positive social change. Makes things happen, does not wait for the invitation, assumes personal ownership, rolls up sleeves and does whatever it takes to get things done. Collaborative, solicits and values multiple perspectives, shares knowledge, and partners with all stakeholders to make change. Able to deal with ambiguity, thrives in rapidly evolving environment. Flexible and agile, responsive to feedback, open to changing direction, focuses on continuous improvement and innovation. Unquestionable integrity, earns unwavering trust, meets commitments, and has direct conversations. Intellectual curiosity, seeks to understand. Exceptional organizational skills and ability to effectively prioritize projects, work simultaneously on multiple projects, and meet deadlines. Ability to understand and analyze complex policy and research questions.

Additional info

Send a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and contact information for 3 references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Laura and John Arnold Foundation.
P.O. Box 460809
Houston, TX 77056