Project Bread connects people and communities in Massachusetts to reliable sources of food while advocating for policies that make food more accessible—so that no one goes hungry. To assist us in meeting our mission, Project Bread – The Walk for Hunger is seeking an AD of Federal Policy to join our growing team.
At Project Bread, we have a deep commitment to creating positive social change and recognize that hunger and racism are inextricably linked. We work in a fast-paced environment that values learning, innovation, and diverse perspectives. Knowing its centrality to our work, Project Bread is committed to equity and inclusion. We aspire to build a diverse team, including groups that are traditionally underrepresented among our sector leadership. We strongly encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.
Supervisor: VP of Public Policy
Salary Range: $65,000-70,000
The Role: Project Bread's Assistant Director of Public Policy is responsible for developing, implementing and driving forward strategy to engage elected officials and the public in maintaining or enacting anti-hunger and anti-poverty policies on the federal level.
There are innumerable ways to learn, grow and excel professionally. We know people gain skills through a variety of professional, personal, educational, and volunteer experiences. Project Bread recognizes this when we review applications and take a broad look at the experience of each applicant. We want to get to know you and the unique strengths you will bring to the work. This said, we are most likely to be interested in your candidacy if you can demonstrate most of the qualifications and experiences listed below.
All employees are currently working remotely and will not return to the office until it is safe to do so. At that time, the AD of Federal Policy will need to be present in the East Boston office on a regular basis.
The Project Bread office is in East Boston. While there are various types of remote, hybrid and office-based positions, all staff are expected to occasionally be in the office.
Benefits include Blue Cross Blue Shield health and dental, flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, life and long-term disability, contributions to T passes and health club membership, and unlimited paid time off.
Please submit your resume and a thoughtful cover letter that explains your interest in the role and our organization at www.projectbread.org/careers/apply .
Review of applications will begin in the fall and continue until the position is filled.
Project Bread is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to request special accommodations during the interview process.