Fwd: FW: Job posting/public policy org.
>From: Kal� Fajardo <kale@...>_________________________________________________________________
>Subject: FW: Job posting/public policy org.
>Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2001 12:28:10 -0800
>* Job Announcement *
>The 2030 Center, a national public policy research and advocacy
>for young adults, seeks a creative, politically savvy, and entrepreneurial
>young leader for the position of director. Founded in January 1997, the
>2030 Center provides a progressive voice for young people on major public
>policy issues such as Social Security, budget priorities, job opportunity,
>health care, and more. Since our founding, the 2030 Center has
>influenced public debate by conducting policy and message development;
>educating policymakers, the media, and the public; and building innovative
>coalitions through relationships with a nation-wide network of activists
>key national organizations.
>The new director will work closely with the board to design and implement
>new programs, raise funds, and hire staff. The 2030 Center has a solid
>track record of high-profile accomplishment and the organization is poised
>to make significant new strides. The organization presently has adequate
>funds to cover the cost of the director's salary plus operational expenses.
>Additional funds must be raised to hire new staff and implement programs.
>For more information about the 2030 Center please see www.2030.org.
>* Qualifications *
>Communications - Strong writing and speaking skills are essential. Duties
>range from writing op-eds, speeches, and press releases, to doing
>and responding to reporters. Applicants should have familiarity with
>running a press operation. Additionally, applicants should have the
>to communicate with a wide range of audiences, from students and senior
>citizen activists, to Members of Congress and other national leaders.
>Fundraising - The new director will be responsible for raising the budget
>for the organization. Assistance will come from the board. Experience in
>fundraising is not absolutely required, but the ability to write a strong
>fundraising proposal and sell it to foundations and organizational allies
>Political experience � A strong commitment to a progressive public policy
>agenda is required for this position. 2030 operates as an important part
>the national progressive coalition or organizations. A sense of political
>savvy and strategy is important, as is an understanding of the general
>direction of national politics and the major actors within the progressive
>Entrepreneurism � A strong passion for developing one�s own organization,
>developing effective strategies, and follow through is required for the
>director, the ideal candidate would be a self-starter, with an interest and
>ability to seek out and carry out opportunities as they arise within an
>* Salary/Benefits *
>30s to 40s, depending on experience. Full health benefits. 401k available
>for voluntary deduction.
>* Contact *
>Send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and any other relevant
>information preferably by email to 2030@... (subj: Director Search) or
>fax 202 955 5606 (attn: 2030 Center). Contact lisawitter@...
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