Public Policy Staff
NJ Healthcare Union

New Jersey

HPAE, NJ’s largest health care union is looking to hire for a position in the Public Policy Department which provides research, community and public campaign support for HPAE local union contracts, organizing and legislative campaigns.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct strategic corporate research and facilitate the implementation of a campaign plan in conjunction with other staff and healthcare leaders for organizing and contract campaigns;
  • Develop and write analysis, testimony & position papers on industry trends and issues affecting healthcare workforce;
  • Provide resources and materials to union membership on health care industry; legislation and regulatory matters;
  • Identify and mobilize local leaders to engage in and support campaigns contract, political and community campaigns;
  • Develop and implement public outreach, social media and communications strategy on behalf of HPAE;
  • Participate in policy staff meetings and strategic development for annual planning;
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a timely manner and track a variety of projects simultaneously.

Skills and Experience

  • Up to 2 years prior experience in union or community organization or 2 years HPAE experience in same areas;
  • Understanding and ability to conduct community outreach, legislative outreach and mobilization of members for legislative issues;
  • Ability to conduct research into hospital finances, board of directors and other strategic information for contract support and /or organizing and to implement strategy based on information;
  • Ability to implement press strategy for contract or legislative campaign: including paid and earned media, press conferences and events;
  • Ability to write testimony and work with leadership in presenting HPAE issues to the public;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to make presentations and conduct trainings;
  • Demonstrate ability to operate in politically sensitive situations, to exercise good judgement and think critically.
  • Ability to work with healthcare professionals and all levels of staff to develop a strategy and a plan to address them; and/or
  • Competence and experience in conducting a community and political support campaign for union contract efforts and/or electoral campaigns.

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits based on staff union contract and experience.

How To Apply:
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Equal Opportunity Employer and all are encouraged to apply.

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