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Jobs to Move America

Jobs to Move America


Temporary Legal Consultant

Remote

 

About Jobs to Move America:
Jobs to Move America (JMA) works to transform public spending and corporate behavior using a comprehensive approach that is rooted in racial and economic justice and community organizing. We seek to advance a fair and prosperous economy with good jobs and healthier communities for all.

JMA is currently seeking a part-time Temporary Legal Consultant to join our National Legal team who can work remotely until the end of 2021. The Temporary Legal Consultant will be part of a team working on federal regulatory procurement reform to allow states and municipalities to enact innovative programs in public contracts that raise workplace standards, respond to the climate crisis, and address needs unique to communities. The position includes opportunities to gain experience in national policy campaigns and working with diverse coalitions.

Responsibilities

  • Legal research, analysis, and writing
  • Coordinate outreach regarding federal procurement reform
  • Create materials for and participate in meetings with government, union, advocacy, and community-based stakeholders
  • Help develop organizational strategy and plan to establish organizational expertise with relevant stakeholders including regulatory agency legal staff

Qualifications

  • J.D. Required, but bar membership not required
  • Administrative law experience preferred
  • Proficient in Westlaw, and the Google and Microsoft suites
  • Experience conducting research and at least an understanding of the federal government, administrative agencies in particular
  • Experience with regulatory reform campaigns a plus
  • Experience working in the labor movement or at a social justice nonprofit preferred

Terms of Employment:
Position can be as consultant or as temporary employee. Requires at least 20 hours a week commitment. Compensation is $30-35/hour depending on experience.

Application Process:
This position is available starting as soon as possible. Please email your cover letter and résumé to JMA’s National Legal Director, Felice Segura, at fsegura@jobstomoveamerica.org, with “Temporary Legal Consultant” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

JMA is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, LGBTQ individuals, and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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