Position: Director of State Relations
Team: State Team
Purpose: In 2-3 target states, create and implement strategic plans that helps build a sustainable effort and prepares a state for the introduction of universal educational choice.
Focus: Ensuring that the public, policymakers, community influencers and state based advocates understand full and unencumbered educational choice and are better equipped and trained to support the issue and each other.
Supervised by: Senior Director of State Relations
Core Responsibilities:
Partnership Building: Develop a plan of activities to increase the number and quality of educational choice supporters by:

Events/Briefings/Trainings: Coordinate and conduct training and outreach activities for policymakers and their influencers by:

Grant Development and Management:  Manage a state specific grant budget that funds one or more local or state partners to:

Policy and Government Affairs:  Undertake the following policy and government affairs activities:

Other Activities:  Work with research, communications and fundraising team members to use existing research and communications products, and also to identify new research, media and funding opportunities. Also, work with state and local groups to establish the Foundation as a viable long-term partner.
Education and Experience

Essential Characteristics

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resumé to carey@edchoice.org.