Position: Vice President of Public Policy
National Network to End Domestic Violence
The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is a national organization dedicated to creating a social, political and economic environment in which violence against women no longer exists.
NNEDV is seeking a Vice President, Public Policy to lead our national policy agenda, which includes: (1) adoption and/or reauthorization of laws, policies and regulations to broadly enhance safety and economic empowerment for victims and survivors; (2) attainment of funding to support core and emerging survivor-focused advocacy and services; (3) collaboration with governmental, non-profit and corporate stakeholders to holistically address domestic violence and its intersecting issues; and (4) provision of accurate information and resources to guide public discourse.
This is a full-time, hands-on, Washington D.C. based, exempt position reporting to NNEDV’s President and CEO and serving as an integral member of the senior management team. The Vice President will be responsible for the organization's overall policy initiatives and impact, including developing bold and innovative strategies for success.
The Vice President will be an ambassador for the organization and will have and build relationships within the Congress and the administration, as well as in the business, academic, political and public policy community, to advance the organization’s mission with relevant constituents as well as drive broader awareness and support. This role would suit an individual of outstanding ability with at least ten years’ experience in public policy.
Applicants must have extensive successful experience advocating for, drafting and negotiating legislation, laws and policies. Excellent written and verbal communication skills (including social media acumen), demonstrated leadership, flexibility, a sense of humor, the ability to work quickly and nimbly under pressure, and an ardent respect for domestic violence survivors are all essential qualifications for this position.
Get a detailed job announcement and application instructions. Applications received before December 31 will be given priority; however, the position will remain open until filled. Only electronic applications will be considered. Neither faxed nor mailed applications will be reviewed.