Job Details

Policy Counsel

Company name

Planned Parenthood Federation of America Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 05, 2020

Valid Through

Oct 18, 2020

Posted on

May 11, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Hawthorne, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Policy Counsel
Duties: Providing in-depth analysis of state legislation and providing guidance to affiliates on state and local legislation, regulations, and other policies that impact reproductive health and rights, with a specific emphasis on restrictions that impact Planned Parenthood’s mission. The Policy Counsel will work with affiliate public affairs staff to develop legislative strategies to defeat legislation and promote proactive policies that protect and expand access to reproductive health care. The position works across multiple divisions within the organization and with PPFA’s 49 affiliates across the country. The Policy Counsel will also work with other organizations and national coalitions to assist in the development of long and short-term strategies to defeat legislation and promote proactive measures in the states. The Policy Counsel should thrive in a fast-paced, mission-driven environment and enjoy working with others to solve complex policy problems impacting Planned Parenthood and our patients.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: J.D. required. Outstanding credentials and at least 3 years of experience in legislative or policy work. Exceptional ability to conduct legal research and analysis. Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills. Impeccable verbal and written communication skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines under pressure. Passion for reproductive health care and PPFA’s mission. Knowledge of diverse groups, working with a multicultural workforce, and sensitivity and appreciation to cultural differences is required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Planned Parenthood Federation of America Inc.
4 Skyline Drive
Hawthorne, NY 10532
Phone: 914-467-7300
Fax: 914-467-7344

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