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Posted: July 22, 2016

Organization: Ohio Chamber of Commerce

Job Title: Director, Tax & Economic Policy

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 the Chamber’s efforts to advance the organization’s public policy agenda in the area of tax policy, specifically by working to protect business taxpayers from state and local tax policies that impede their ability to grow or impose unnecessary compliance and procedural burdens on their Ohio operations. This position reports to the Chamber’s Vice President of Government Affairs and works closely with all members of the government affairs team.

Additional details:

To apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, salary history and requirements, and professional references to No phone calls please.



Posted: July 18, 2016

Organization: Ohio Judicial Conference

Position: Deputy Legal Counsel

Job Description: The Ohio Judicial Conference is seeking a Deputy Legislative Counsel to serve as a liaison with the Ohio General Assembly, executive agencies, judicial associations, and governmental bodies, including the Supreme Court of Ohio, to exchange information on matters affecting the Ohio courts and the administration of justice. This includes, but is not limited to, monitoring and analyzing legislation or court rules that affect the courts, preparing for and managing Judicial Conference law and procedure committee meetings, and communicating with members and staff of the General Assembly.

Applications must be submitted through the State of Ohio Jobs website,, no later than Friday, July 29, 2016.

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Posted: July 18, 2016

Organization: Greater Ohio Policy Center

Job Title: Executive Director

Candidate Position Description: The Greater Ohio Policy Center (GOPC) seeks applicants to fill the position of the organization’s Executive Director. GOPC, a statewide non-profit organization based in Columbus and launched in 2008, has established itself as the lead policy, research and advocacy voice in the state advancing revitalization and sustainable development in communities and regions across Ohio.  The GOPC ED operates in a strictly bipartisan manner and leverages GOPC’s reputation and role as a highly respected resource on these issues.  Candidates for this position should have a deep passion for the organization’s mission as well as the ambition, leadership capacity and vision to continue to advance this highly effective organization. A GOPC ED candidate should be a strategic thinker with the ability to be entrepreneurial and opportunistic, while also being thoughtful and analytical about new policy needs and development.

The ED leads an organization focused on developing and advancing policies at the state level that align with local needs for economic and community regrowth. The GOPC ED is expected to identify policy gaps and to lead the development of new policies and tools that enable local leaders to undertake more effective economic and community revitalization activities.  The GOPC ED will lead and manage a multi-talented staff whose skills represent the range of the organization’s effectiveness as a thought-leader, policy advocate, and partner in piloting new local practices.  As such, the ED does not need expertise in all of these areas but should have the ability to manage individuals that are highly skilled in areas such as legislative affairs, research and data collection, communications, stakeholder outreach, and report writing. It is critical for the ED to be capable of aligning the organization’s research and report writing functions with its advocacy, outreach and education efforts.  The ED should be highly collaborative by nature and be creative about forming new partnerships and building coalitions around the state to achieve policy goals.

Organization Description: The Mission of the Greater Ohio Policy Center is to champion revitalization and sustainable growth in Ohio.

Greater Ohio Policy Center (GOPC) is a mission-driven non-profit, non-partisan organization based in Columbus and operating statewide.  GOPC develops and advances policies and practices that value our urban cores and metropolitan regions as economic drivers and preserve Ohio’s open space and farmland.

Through education, research and outreach, GOPC strives to create a political and policy climate that advances economic growth through urban revitalization, modernized transportation options, improvements to infrastructure, and talent development and retention within the state.

Additional Details:

Application Deadline: August 15, 2016

To Apply: Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to:

Peg Moertl, GOPC Board of Trustees
c/o Vanessa Bello,



Posted: July 8, 2016

Organization: Drug Free Action Alliance

Job Title: Communications Manager

Job Description: Reporting to the Assistant Director, Drug Free Action Alliance is seeking a full-time Communications Manager position who has at least 1 year of communications experience, ideally in an “in-house” leadership role within a government or nonprofit entity, and covering areas such as website content, newsletters, social media and donor communications. The ability to take knowledge and transform it into exciting and useful messages, and disseminate it to the right audiences through the best distribution channels is critical.  The candidate will be researching and distilling data and updating product content, updating website content, managing multiple social media accounts and other communication tools for the agency.  This is a hands-on role requiring competency with strategic thinking and the ability to directly design, write and manage distribution for all communications.
Required Skills:

--1+ years in communication with experience in writing, editing, website content management and creating messages for a variety of audiences.
--Superior writing, editing and verbal communication skills. Must be able to demonstrate messaging with an eye on cultural competency.
--Manage webpage content and ensure that new and consistent information (article links, stories, and events) is posted regularly
--Ability to consult with senior management on communication strategy. Strong interpersonal and networking skills are a must.
--Manage development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to, newsletters, brochures, annual report, e-newsletters, and Drug Free Action Alliance's website
--Manage all media contacts
--Build and manage agency's social media presence
--Must be able to demonstrate speed, flexibility and adaptability and ability to work under   pressure in a fast-paced environment.
--Requires outstanding judgment, problem-solving ability and resourcefulness.
--Creative mindset and ability to generate new ideas.
--Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Communication or related field required.

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Posted: July 8, 2016

Organization: Ohio Lobbying Association

Job Description: The Ohio Lobbying Association is seeking an individual or firm to provide association management services for the day-to-day administration of the OLA.  Those interested should consult the attached Request for Proposal for more details.  Work with the OLA would begin on or about September 1, 2016.  Questions can be directed to any OLA Board member.

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Posted: June 28, 2016

Organization: Ohio Municipal League

Position: Administrative Assistant

Job Summary: The Ohio Municipal League is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Administrative Assistant. The successful candidate will possess at least (3) three years of experience in an office support role and should possess excellent communication and organizational skills. Successful candidates should have an outgoing, positive personality, and is eager to work with public officials and varying issues. Those interested in the position should have a minimum of a two-year associates degree in secretarial related studies or comparable educational or work related experience.

The Administrative Assistant's duties include:

--manage incoming mail and phone contacts, directing to appropriate staff
--assist with basic member inquiries
--assist with mailings and other member contact initiatives
--assist with league conferences & seminars including preparation duties
--record management duties
--other duties prescribed by the Executive Director.

To apply: interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Zoe Wade, OML Office Manager, 175 S. Third Street, #510, Columbus, Ohio 43215 or via email at

Resumes will be accepted until July 30, 2016.



Posted: June 14, 2016

Organization: Supreme Court of Ohio

Position: Judicial & Legislative Affairs Counsel

Summary: The Supreme Court of Ohio is seeking an experienced professional to fill the position of Judicial & Legislative Affairs Counsel. 

Additional Details:

Formal consideration of interested applicants responding to this announcement is ongoing. The starting salary is commensurate with experience, minimum of $70,000.



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