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Posted: August 11, 2017

Organization: Ohio School Board Association

Job Title: Director of Legislative Services

Job Summary: This person will direct OSBA advocacy efforts on behalf of public school boards of education with the Ohio General Assembly, the State Board of Education and the Ohio Department of Education. Candidates must have excellent oral and written communications skills, statewide lobbying experience, managerial experience and an in-depth knowledge of school funding and education policy issues. All candidates must be registered as a lobbyist in the state of Ohio.

To Apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and salary expectations by August 25, 2017 to: Director of Legislative Services Search, Ohio School Boards Association, 8050 N. High St., Suite 100, Columbus OH  43235. Applications that do not include salary expectations will not be considered. EOE



Posted: August 11, 2017

Organization: Ohio Poverty Law Center

Job Title: Legislative Specialist

Job Summary: This position provides an exciting opportunity to support policies and policy changes aimed at reducing poverty and protecting and expanding the legal rights of low-income Ohioans.  Candidates for this position must demonstrate the ability to engage with legislative, administrative, and executive governmental staff in a positive, solution-oriented manner, strong analytical skills, and be willing to provide support to the Ohio legal aid community in areas of poverty law. Candidates should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful, and efficient with the ability to work flexible and, at times, long days, as necessitated by demands of legislative scheduling. This position also requires strong written communications skills and the ability to quickly research and write policy briefs, concise fact sheets and summaries for different audiences along with written testimony and newsletter and website articles. Candidates must have post-secondary education, two years previous legislative and administrative policy experience, and a demonstrated interest in poverty. Experience in the use of key advocacy tools such as social media, research, and policy analysis strongly preferred.

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to on or before midnight on August 24, 2017.



Posted: August 10, 2017

Organization: Voices for Ohio's Children

Position Title: Policy Associate

Job Summary: This position will work under the primary supervision of the CEO and coordinate, develop, implement, and support Voices’ public policy work. The successful candidate will be an independent thinker and eager to engage in the public policy process on all levels.

Additional Details:

To Apply: To apply, please send your resume, a cover letter explaining your qualifications for the position to Brandi Slaughter at by August 31, 2017



Posted: Aug 7, 2017

Organization: Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio

Title: Advocacy Director

Position Summary: COHHIO is searching for a dynamic individual to join its team and lead its efforts on advancing the agency mission to help end homelessness and promoting safe, decent, fair and affordable housing through public policy advocacy at the state level and to help fight back threats at the federal level. This is a full-time job located in Columbus, OH.

Additional Details:

To Apply:

1. Send via email to
2. Subject line should read: Advocacy Position
3. Attach both resume and cover letter in PDF format
4. Applications received not following the above instructions will not be considered

Deadline for submissions: This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired. No phone call inquiries



Posted: August 3, 2017

Organization: G2G Consulting

Job Title: Government Affairs Coodinator

Position Summary: This position is for a go-getter, eager to learn the best ways to make government work for clients and how to make a difference. The position entails researching, writing and organizing legislative materials (white papers, testimony, letters and policy proposals), scheduling meetings with state legislative offices and agencies, attending Statehouse events and hearings, preparing clients for government interactions, assisting with sales and marketing, and performing related tasks in a fast-paced government affairs office.

Additional Details:

To Apply: Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to with subject line “Columbus GA Coordinator” - please no calls.



Posted: August 2, 2017

Organization: Association of Independent Colleges & Universities of Ohio (AICUO)

Job Title: Office & Events Manager

Job Summary: The association is seeking a candidate to fill the position of Events and Office Manager. The Events and Office Manager will oversee daily office activities to ensure smooth operations and perform related administrative duties to support the association’s mission and goals. In addition, this individual will facilitate all aspects of association events and will be responsible for posting to and evaluating AICUO’s various social media channels.

Additional Details:

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Stacey Dorr, AICUO’s Senior Director of Operation and Public Relations, at


Posted: August 1, 2017

Organization: NAMI Ohio

Position Title: Director of National Alliance on Mental Illness of Ohio (NAMI Ohio) Children’s Division

Organization Summary: The National Alliance on Mental Illness for Ohio (NAMI Ohio) is the state’s voice for mental illness. NAMI Ohio is a statewide non-profit organization that engages in education, advocacy and support for people impacted by mental illness and their families.

Position Summary: The Director of NAMI Ohio’s Children’s Division will reorganize and supervise the expansion of NAMI Ohio’s Children’s Division. The candidate for this leadership role at NAMI Ohio will possess a Master’s Degree in a related field and a minimum of five years’ experience working with children.

Salary will be competitive with the opportunity for advancement. Please mail letters of intent with resume to NAMI Ohio; Executive Director; 1225 Dublin Road; Suite 125; Columbus, Ohio 43215 or email: by September 1, 2017.

Additional Information: Detailed job description can be found at the NAMI Ohio website:  



Posted: July 28, 2017

Organization: The Ohio Environmental Council/OEC Action Fund

Job Title: Southeast Regional Coordinator

Job Summary: The Coordinator will build power, presence, and relationships on behalf of our organization, and to organize citizens to get involved and make the protection of Ohio’s land, air and water a political priority. The ideal candidate will be a rising community leader who can serve as the OEC and OEC Action Fund ambassador to new networks as well as build long-lasting relationships with our members in the targeted region. This position is an opportunity to become the local resource on politics and the environment and to build strong relationships with elected officials, partner organizations, grasstops leaders, and grassroots advocates.

Additional Details:

To Apply: Send your cover letter, resume, sample campaign plan, and references to with “Regional Coordinator” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.



Posted: July 27, 2017

Organization: Ohio Municipal League

Job Title: Legislative Advocate

Job Summary: The Ohio Municipal League is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Legislative Advocate for the statewide association, representing the interests of over 750 Ohio cities and villages.

The position available is an entry-level opportunity for candidates who possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in political science, communications or other related fields; has at least five years and has demonstrated experience of working in or with the Ohio General Assembly; has a strong working knowledge of how local governments are funded and operate; has strong writing skills; and is comfortable communicating detailed information to local and state elected officials.

Additional Information:

To Apply:  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: Zoe Wade, Office Manager, Ohio Municipal League, 175 S. Third Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215 or via email at Submissions should be received by August 31st. 



Posted: July 25, 2017

Organization: Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus

Position: Deputy Communications Director

Responsibilities: In conjunction with the Communications Director, update and coordinate social media for Caucus and individual Senators including Twitter and Facebook; 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; take photographs as needed; assist in planning and execution of press conferences; coordinate production of newsletters; assist with formulation of communication strategy; assist Senators, staff and Communications Director as needed.

Prerequisites: Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Publisher and Adobe Photoshop; 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



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