Government Affairs Coordinator

Offered By: 
Uplift Education & Texas District Charter Alliance
Job Location: 
Austin
Salary: 
Paid
If "Paid", provide rate: 
$ 2 5 / h o u r ;
Job Description: 
Uplift Education/Texas District Charter Alliance is seeking applicants interested in learning about our state government to serve as a Government Affairs Coordinator. Qualified candidates should expect to work 15-20 hours per week focusing on state education policy. The Government Affairs Coordinator will work directly with the Director of Government Affairs to implement the district’s legislative agenda, attend legislative hearings, research education policy, and draft legislative hearing summaries. Responsibilities: Produce written analysis of policies and research in a clear and concise manner. Assist in developing positive relationships with elected officials and their staff, key media outlets, boards, and partner organizations. Plan and publish occasional social media posts. Edit and collaborate Texas DCA’s monthly newsletter relating to legislature and education policy updates. Organize relevant information on legislators and district profiles. Research and prepare information on the Texas legislature when needed. Design and construct occasional “one-pagers” or informational graphics on Canva. Attend and document legislative hearings. Assist in planning events and meetings for staff and legislators. Make deliveries to legislative offices as needed.
Application Instructions: 
Application Instructions: Please submit resume, writing samples, available hours, and course credit requirements to bibi.katsev@texasdca.org.
Experience Required: 
Preferred
Contact Information: 
bibi.katsev@texasdca.org
Type of Internship: 
Advocacy - State
Posted By: 
Bibi Yasmin Katsev
Expiration Date: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022