Posted: April 30, 2015
Organization: Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus
Position: Deputy Communications Director
Job Summary: In conjunction with the Communications Director, write press releases, media advisories, letters to the editor, talking points and speeches; update and maintain media databases and distribution lists; track and monitor editorial and news coverage; assist in planning and execution of press conferences; update social media including Facebook and Twitter; coordinate production of newsletters and e-newsletters; assist with formulation of communication strategy; shoot and edit photographs; assist Senators, staff and Communications Director as needed.
Prerequisites: Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Publisher and Adobe Photoshop or Lightroom; understanding of public policy issues affecting the citizens of Ohio; experience with social media; good people skills.
**Prior communications and/or media relations experience is preferred.
To apply: Send resume, cover letter and writing sample to Mike Rowe, Communications Director, at Mike.Rowe@ohiosenate.gov.
Posted: April 27, 2015
Organization: Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus
Position: Policy Advisor/Deputy Legal Counsel
Job Summary: The individual’s responsibilities will be balanced between Policy Advisor and Deputy Legal Counsel as determined by the needs of the Minority Caucus and directed by the Minority Leader and Minority Chief of Staff.
As Policy Advisor, the individual works to enact legislation and to advance policies on behalf of the Senate Minority Leader and all caucus members. The individual covers issues pending before the Ohio Senate and Ohio General Assembly as assigned and works with all caucus members and staff to advance our members’ legislative agendas.
As Deputy Legal Counsel, the individual assists the Legal Counsel, the Senate Minority Leader, caucus members, and staff with matters of law, ethics, and rules. The individual must be admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of Ohio and be an active member in good standing.
More Details: http://www.gongwer-oh.com/public/130/sendpolicy.pdf
Posted: April 23, 2015
Organization: Vorys Health Care Advisors
Job Title: Senior Advisor – Health Care Policy
Position Summary: Working independently or as part of a team, the Senior Advisor will advise clients regarding health care policy issues, with a solution oriented perspective. Common client priorities include a wide variety of state, federal health care and Medicaid policy, including benefit package design, home and community based services waivers, provider requirements, reimbursement methodologies; including hospital, physician, and specialty areas of behavioral health, developmental disabilities and other long term services and supports areas. This position requires strong analytical, oral and written communication skills; the ability to work with diverse individuals, health care organizations and stakeholders, and think strategically.
More Details: http://www.gongwer-oh.com/public/130/voryshc.pdf
To Apply: If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted: March 18, 2015
Organization: Ohio Chamber of Commerce
Job Title: Manager, Advocacy Communications
Position Summary: The Ohio Chamber of Commerce is Ohio's largest and most diverse statewide business advocacy organization, dedicated to presenting Ohio policymakers with the business perspective on issues. The successful candidate will lead advocacy efforts at the grassroots and grasstops levels to advance the organization’s public policy agenda through developing and executing advocacy communications and campaigns and through managing and expanding online properties and social media platforms. This junior level position reports to the Ohio Chamber’s Vice President of Government Affairs and works closely with all members of the government affairs team.
More details: www.gongwer-oh.com/public/130/occmac.pdf
Posted: March 6, 2015
Organization: Thomas B. Fordham Institute
Position: Education Policy Analyst/Government Affairs Position
Job Summary: Are you passionate about improving academic outcomes for children? Do you have a keen interest in education reform? Are you excited about working in areas of education that are at the forefront of public debate? Are you strategic, a good writer, eager, able to work both independently and in a team? If so, we're looking for you!
The Thomas B. Fordham Institute is the nation’s leader in advancing educational excellence for every child through quality research, analysis, and commentary. In Ohio, we are a leading on-the-ground advocate for K-12 education reform—high academic standards for all students, high-quality school choices, and a productive educational system that, first and foremost, meets the needs of Ohio’s children. We are an independent, non-profit organization with offices in Washington, D.C., Columbus, and Dayton, Ohio.
We are looking for the right person to assist on a project that requires both sharp policy analysis and government affairs duties. The position will be based in Columbus and both part-time and full-time candidates will be considered. Initial plans are for this position to be for a 12-month period; however, the potential exists for the position to become permanent if the project is successful.
Additional Details: http://www.gongwer-oh.com/public/130/tffjob.pdf
To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to:
Manager of Ohio Operations
37 West Broad Street, Suite 400
Columbus, OH 43215
Via fax: 614-223-1494
Via email at email@example.com
No calls, please.
Applications accepted until position is filled.