U.S. PIRG is seeking a Federal Legislative Director to promote our federal policy agenda and lead our DC-based advocacy team.
U.S. PIRG’s mission is to champion the public interest—to raise our voices on behalf of the public when decisions are being made that affect our health, our safety and our rights as consumers and citizens. The problems we address aren’t progressive or conservative. They’re just problems that our country shouldn’t tolerate.
Since March, the U.S. PIRG team has pivoted to working almost exclusively on novel coronavirus related issues, which includes campaigns to protect Americans’ physical health, financial health, and the health of our democracy in these challenging times.The Legislative Director would begin working immediately on these critical issues facing our country. You can learn more about each of these efforts and engage with them at https://uspirg.org/feature/usp/responding-crisis.
U.S. PIRG is part of The Public Interest Network, a network of organizations that are committed to a cutting-edge vision of a better world, a set of core values, and a strategic approach to change. We’re transpartisan. We value dialogue over polarization. We invest in people and strategies that deliver results, including advocacy, lobbying, campaigning, litigation, policy research and grassroots organizing. And over the past 45 years, our coordinated approach has won hundreds of victories. Working with State PIRGs in 26 states and 20 field offices around the country, U.S. PIRG’s federal legislative team has resources far beyond the confines of the beltway.
The ideal candidate will be:
Experience as a legislative advocate within Congress, the state legislature or another organization is a plus but not required.
Please direct your cover letter to Kate Canada, Hiring Director.
Pay & Benefits
Target annual compensation for this position is commensurate with the relevant professional experience and/or advanced degrees that a candidate has. U.S. PIRG offers a competitive benefits package.
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U.S. PIRG is an equal opportunity employer.
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