Assistant Policy Counsel (Remote)

Full-time 1 views
Company The Humane League Location Rockville, MD, United States

Public Interest



Min 2 yrs required


Aug 26, 2022

May 13, 2022


Assistant Policy Counsel
The candidate will be researching and assessing policy options at the federal, state, and local levels, including conducting feasibility assessments and SWOT analyses. Summarizing and communicating research findings to the Public Policy team, to other teams, and to allied groups. Conducting and overseeing case studies of successful and unsuccessful campaigns at the local level. Assisting with analyses of the political environment in target localities, as it relates to the probability of success for legislative campaigns. Tracking state, local, and federal legislation relevant to policy goals. Assisting in planning legislative agenda. Assisting with developing lobby and education materials, including but not limited to fact sheets, letters, action alerts, and blogs. Assisting with the drafting and submission of official regulatory comments and testimonies. Interfacing with local level groups to assist them in analyzing proposed legislative initiatives. Assisting in developing local legislative strategies. Assisting with participation in coalition work. Assisting with prioritizing and organizing the Public Policy Team’s research, projects, and files. Other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Juris Doctor degree with 2 years of experience working on legal and/or policy pertaining to food and/or animal welfare. Experience conducting legislative research pertaining to food policy and/or animal welfare. Ability to analyze local food and animal welfare opportunities in terms of political feasibility, time and resources required for success, and impact on animals raised for food. Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to clearly and effectively summarize research findings for audiences without legal backgrounds, both orally and in writing. Solid organizational skills with an ability to conduct multiple research projects. Highly proficient in using contemporary office software applications. Demonstrated ability to learn new software quickly and objectively.

USD 69700 Annually
Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Humane League
PO Box 10476
Rockville, MD 20849

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