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Public Interest Law Attorney in Chicago, IL

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Company name

U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRGs)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Public Interest Law

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required

Location

USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Aug 29,2018

Posted on

Sep 23,2016


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National Campaign Director, Consumer Program The candidate will be responsible for organizing, media outreach, recruitment, developing staff, fundraising and coalition-building to drive the program. Will help develop programs and campaigns, including researching the issue, creating viable policy solutions and proposing the right political strategy and messaging. Build relationships with players in key regulatory agencies, the statehouse, in Congress or wherever important decisions are being made. Develop plans to win on campaigns; assess opportunities for building political support for agenda through coalition-building, grassroots organizing, media coverage, endorsements and message development. Serve as the spokesperson for campaigns through tactics like media events, press releases and op-eds. Write grant proposals, build relationships with foundation staff and meet with major donors, all to bring more resources to campaigns. Work with citizen outreach staff to build and develop membership base. Recruit new staff and volunteers. Oversee program staff to develop and implement work plans, provide training and leadership development opportunities. Must have 8+ years of relevant professional experience. Advanced degrees like a J.D., or a Master's may count toward experience. Should demonstrated commitment to public or consumer issues and to citizen-based social change, as well as a track record of leadership.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRGs)
218 D Street SE
Washington, DC 20003-1900