Job type full-time
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Full job description
The policy & us partnerships advisor (full-time) is responsible for expanding grassroots partnerships with reproductive rights, health, and justice organizations (local, state, and/or regional) in the united statesThis position will be responsible for identifying and supporting the effective use of ipas tools and resources, based on the needs and priorities expressed by us grassroots partnersThis may include but is not limited to: values clarification resources and materials, opposition monitoring strategies and best practices, adult blended learning methodologies and strategic coordination for srhr and abortion policy advocacy planningThis role will provide overall coordination and fundraising support to sustain and deepen ipas’s us programming and partnerships.
This position will also support other access team scopes of work as needed.
This position will collaborate most closely with the ipas us working group and access team but will also be expected to collaborate across tex teams as needed to ensure integration and achievement of cross-cutting team and department-level goals.
This position is time-bound with funding currently guaranteed through june 30, 2022.
Works closely with the associate director (access) and ipas us working group to oversee the coordination of us partnerships and advocacy at multiple levels.
Identifies and expands ipas’s partnerships and technical collaboration with grassroots organizations (local, state, and/or regional) across the united states working to support reproductive rights, health, and justice.
Responsible for organizing virtual or in-person strategic planning convenings, advocacy trainings, or other stakeholder meetings in collaboration with grassroots partners.
Provides accurate and timely technical assistance to partners working on a range of social and gender justice issues to assist with integrating srhr and abortion content into advocacy agendas
Collaborates with tex and global teams as necessary to gather experiences, lessons learned, and other technical materials or resources needed to support advocacy and global-domestic linkages with us partners.
Provides implementation support for other access team projects where possible, especially in the areas of values clarification adaptations, virtual facilitation and technical trainings, and supporting policy advocacy priorities within ipas communities of practice.
Researches, writes, and develops new resources as required to support grassroots advocacy in the us
Creates and disseminates internal education materials to ipas staff as needed to ensure subject matter currency among affected individuals and teams.
Identifies opportunities to create public resources (policy/advocacy briefs, white papers, op-eds, etc.) or host external webinars that advance education and shape narratives around abortion access, including connecting international and domestic srhr efforts towards reproductive justice as well as intersecting movements
Reports regularly and effectively to the associate director, access.
Other duties as assigned.
5+ years of relevant experience.
Advanced degree in relevant discipline (or bachelors’ degree with 7+ years of relevant work experience)
Professional experience and knowledge of abortion rights, reproductive justice and/or health policy issues.
Experience working or volunteering in a non-profit organization.
Track record of forming and maintaining trusted relationships with non-profit organizations and advocacy groups, as well as policymakers (especially with existing ipas partners at state, regional, and national levels)
Strong understanding of movement dynamics, challenges, and opportunities within the us reproductive health, rights, and justice spaces
Ability to be flexible, adapt to changes in strategy, and take ownership over scopes as defined together with associate director
Strong commitment to the ipas mission.
Excellent communication and writing skills.
Ability to work independently and meet ipas remote employee requirements.
Ability to represent ipas externally, including communications and negotiations with partners.
Ability to travel up to 10%.
Program planning experience.
Proficiency in adult blended learning methodologies
Training and facilitation experience
Proficiency in equitable evaluation strategies and methods (including quant/qual analysis software).
Knowledge of key partners and influencers in the us reproductive rights, health, and justice field.
Experience working in multicultural teams.
International experience and knowledge of ipas programs and resources is a plus.
Communication & collaboration
Ipas is strongly committed to providing a work environment that is free from all forms of harassment, discrimination, and inequityWe recruit, employ, train, promote, and compensate our personnel without regard to race, age, sex, religion, national origin, color, creed, ancestry, citizenship, caste, ethnicity, regional identity, tribal identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, or any other personal characteristic protected by law or outlined by ipas policyIpas acknowledges that these personal characteristics may differ in different contexts.
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