Advocacy Coordinator - Center for Nutrition Advocacy

The Center for Nutrition Advocacy (CNA) (NutritionAdvocacy.org) is the premiere national advocacy organization working successfully to advance the pivotal role of nutrition practitioners in health care through public and private policy. CNA is part of a consortium of leading national nutrition organizations.

The Advocacy Coordinator works to execute and implement strategic imperatives in improving nutrition workforce and public health policy. The Coordinator handles administrative duties, grassroots advocacy management, and assists with policy and other work as assigned. The Advocacy Coordinator position may entail some travel, and reports to the Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs.  

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and disseminate advocacy action alerts
  • Conduct legislative, regulatory, and other research
  • Update website and social media as delegated
  • Monitoring regulatory board openings
  • Provide customer service for internal and external policy and advocacy inquiries
  • Assist in policy strategy and content development
  • Draft talking points, fact sheets, and other materials related to advocacy
  • Work on initiatives related to insurance reimbursement for nutrition providers
  • Monitor, summarize and track nutrition/public health legislation
  • Monitor and report on stakeholder news, publications, social media, and press
  • Contribute to reading, marking up bills, and legislative and regulatory positions
  • Administrative support for the Advocacy department  

 

Required Qualifications

  • 1 year of legislative and/or regulatory advocacy experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Ability to work independently/remotely, take initiative, and work well as a collaborative team member
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong professional writing skills
  • Proficiency with Google Docs, Microsoft Office, and Internet searches
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interest in nutrition or nutrition policy  

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of legislative and/or regulatory advocacy experience
  • Experience in health policy/advocacy
  • Bachelor’s degree in government, political communications, public health, nutrition, or related area
  • Prior experience with grassroots engagement platforms and legislative tracking tools  

Specifics

  • Hours: Part-time
  • Location: Flexible; remote options available
  • Compensation: Based on experience

 

Application Instructions: Submit a cover letter, your resume, and a writing sample to info@nutritionadvocacy.org


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