Policy & Government Affairs Coordinator – CAIR Florida
Saturday, 25 May 2024

Policy & Government Affairs Coordinator Job Description
Location (only one of the following): Sunrise, FL – Orlando, FL – Panama City, FL

CAIR-Florida is seeking a passionate and organized individual to join our Policy Team as a Policy & Government Affairs Coordinator. In this role, in coordination and guidance with the Policy Manager, you will play a key role in advancing our mission to protect civil liberties and promote justice for the American Muslim community in Florida.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and analyze: Track state and local legislation, policy initiatives, and regulatory actions impacting the Muslim community in Florida.
  • Research and develop: Conduct in-depth research to develop well-supported policy positions on legislative and policy issues.
  • Draft and create: Prepare correspondence, talking points, issue briefs, and other advocacy materials to effectively communicate CAIR Florida’s positions.
  • Build relationships: Cultivate and maintain relationships with government officials, policymakers, and community stakeholders.
  • Organize and participate: Coordinate lobbying efforts, including scheduling meetings, preparing presentations, and representing CAIR Florida at legislative hearings.
  • Coordinate and manage: Oversee grassroots advocacy campaigns, mobilizing community members to take action on legislative priorities.
  • Stay informed: Continuously stay abreast of current events, emerging issues, and trends relevant to the Muslim community in Florida.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public policy, political science, international relations, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in government affairs, public policy, or a related field.
  • Strong research, writing, and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities.
  • Working knowledge of legislative and policy processes.
  • Understanding of Islam and the issues facing the American Muslim community is a plus.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of the American Muslim Community.
  • Work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.