BizFed Advocacy Director Job Posting

BizFed is looking for a new Advocacy Director to lead our massive grassroots alliance's policy work.  

  • The ideal leader will have passion for civic engagement, be college educated, and have direct experience advocating for policies with office holders and appointed regulatory Boards.
  • This person will have had successful experience managing/leading policy, campaign, or communications professionals.  
  • We need someone who is highly organized and able to juggle a variety of deadlines and issue topics. 
  • She or he will have high integrity and a stellar public reputation along with current positive relationships with policy makers. 
  • The best person for this high impact leadership role will be well rounded, excels in a smaller team environment, is skillfully competitive and a bit fearless, is a masterful oral and written communicator, and who appreciates autonomy and flexibility.

Our BizFed Advocacy Director will: 

  • Set and execute advocacy strategy in conjunction with CEO at the direction of the BizFed Board
  • Take point on the monthly Advocacy Committee and directly support it's co-chairs
  • Lead and develop the Policy Managers in service to all BizFed members 
  • Oversee and elevate effectiveness of our Committees which includes hands-on leadership of key issues
  • Guide effective issues tracking and scorecards for accountability 
  • Shape useful external messaging in conjunction with Communications Manager
  • Collaborate with our Government Relations Director in engaging directly with elected officials, agency heads, agency board members and board deputies
  • Fulfill strategic advocacy plans for Gold Level Members+
  • Liaise with BizFed PAC and endorsed electeds   

Interested parties should contact Liz Shapiro atelizabeth.shapiro@bizfed.org. We’ll be accepting resumes through mid July.


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