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Posted: October 20, 2017

Organization: Ohio Association of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities

Job Title: Director of Government Relations

Job Summary: The Ohio Association of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities (OACB) seeks an outgoing, self-motivated government relations professional to join our team. OACB is a 501(c) 6 non-profit organization that provides advocacy, communications, professional development, and technical assistance to all 88 of Ohio's county boards of developmental disabilities. Founded in 1984, OACB has evolved along with the needs of its diverse membership. Today, we provide a host of services and supports to the 616 volunteer board members and thousands of career professionals in Ohio's DD service delivery system.

Additional Details: www.gongwer-oh.com/public/130/oacbgr.pdf

To Apply: Send a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and list of professional references to OACB Executive Assistant Lana Beddoes by November 3, 2017 at lbeddoes@oacbdd.org. Correspondence should be addressed to Executive Director Bridget Gargan.

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Posted: October 16, 2017

Job Title: State Director, State Director, Advocates for Ohio’s Future (AOF); Fellow, The Center for Community Solutions (CCS)

Status: Salaried, full-time

Reports to: Director of Public Policy, The Center for Community Solutions

Advocates for Ohio’s Future is a statewide coalition of over 475 local and statewide organizations that promote health and human service budget and policy solutions so all Ohioans live better lives. This position is located in Columbus, Ohio.

Additional Details: www.gongwer-oh.com/public/130/aofdir.pdf

Application Deadline: 5 p.m., October 20, 2017

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Posted: October 11, 2017

Organization: Ohio School Boards Association

Job Title: Lobbyist

Job Summary: The Ohio School Boards Association is seeking a lobbyist to advocate on behalf of public boards of education. Responsibilities include working with legislators, education policymakers and school district officials to advance the needs and interests of Ohio’s public schools and boards of education. Candidates must have knowledge and experience with advocacy, the legislative process, educational policy and school funding issues.  Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong analytical skills are essential.  The successful candidate will be required to register as a lobbyist with JLEC.  Experience with grassroots level initiatives is a plus. OSBA offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

To Apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations by November 1, 2017 to: Lobbyist 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

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Posted: October 5, 2017

Organization: American Municipal Power, Inc.

Position Title: Communications/Public Relations Specialist

Basic Function: Assists with content creation for publications, public relations and communications efforts.

Essential Functions:

1. Writes copy for various AMP publications and efforts, including (but not limited to): annual reports, quarterly magazine, weekly newsletter, legislative updates, online content, social media and press releases.
2. Assists with layout and design of flyers, newsletters, event marketing materials, etc.
3. Assists Director of Media Relations and Communications with coordinating freelance writers, photographers and designers, as well as print vendors on publications.
4. Will be trained to serve as back-up for press inquiries.
5. Assists communications staff with public relations efforts, and provides project support to other areas of the department and organization with respect to publications and communications.
6. Cultivates and maintains good relationships with officials from member communities.
7. Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Details & To Apply: http://www.amppartners.org/careers

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Posted: September 29, 2017

Organization: Ohio Poverty Law Center

Position: Director

Organization Summary: The Center, a nonprofit advocacy organization, pursues statewide policy and systemic advocacy to enforce, protect, and expand the rights of low-income Ohioans.

Job Summary: The Center needs a visionary leader who can continue to expand the Center’s affirmative legislative and administrative advocacy efforts and enhance the positive brand of the Center.

Additional Details: www.gongwer-oh.com/public/130/oplc.pdf

To apply: Send resume with details as to how your background and experience address the qualifications outlined above to director@ohiopovertylaw.org. Position open until November 13 or until filled.

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