Job Details

Criminal Law Attorney / Government and Government Relations Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

Laura and John Arnold Foundation.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Criminal Law
Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Apr 25,2018

Posted on

Apr 06,2018

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Criminal Justice Manager, Research Responsibilities: Researching, developing, evaluating, and tracking potential policy areas and projects within the Criminal Justice team’s focus areas. Identifying, developing, and presenting potential grant opportunities that are aligned with the Criminal Justice Initiative’s strategies to the Criminal Justice Initiative’s leadership team and Board of Directors. Managing and tracking grants approved by Board, which will include working with grantees and partners to develop strategic plans, establish performance metrics, and monitor progress and impact. Drafting documents, such as funding proposals, issue briefs, research summaries, and annual reports, for Board, Vice President and Executive Vice President of Criminal Justice, and other members of the Criminal Justice team.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Undergraduate Degree required; advanced degrees strongly preferred in a relevant field such as public policy, public or behavioral health policy, criminal justice, law, or economics. 3+ years of work relevant experience, preferably in positions involving research and project management responsibilities. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with high-level stakeholders and experts in various fields. Exceptional organization skills and ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects. Capacity to thrive in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced work environment. Ability to understand and analyze complex policy and research questions. Ability to overcome unforeseen obstacles and see projects through to completion. Ability to work both collaboratively and independently. Flexible and adaptable. Strong leadership skills, self-direction, and self-motivation.

Additional info

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

Company info

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