The George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication, within the Department of Communication, is seeking a Director of Outreach and Advocacy for the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health. The Outreach and Advocacy Director will report to the Executive Director and have primary responsibility for the development, implementation, tracking, and evaluation of the Consortium’s Advocacy Strategy and Plan, working closely with other members of the team to coordinate advocacy and outreach activities related to federal and state policy and strategic communications. Advocates include members of the 35-member medical societies, 17 state affiliates (and counting) and individual Climate and Health advocates. The Consortium Outreach and Advocacy Director will assist advocates to become more effective in legislative work at the federal and state levels and will help coordinate advocacy efforts with affiliate and partner organizations. This position requires experience in policy, promotional and advocacy work, project or program management, and the coordination, tracking, and evaluation of projects and programs.
George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.