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Policy Fellow, Regulations

Company: Stand Together
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Arlington, VirginiaCategories: Policy and ResearchReq ID: 5443Overview Americans for Prosperity (AFP) seeks a Regulatory Policy Fellow to lead its effort in developing a reform agenda for streamlining regulations that prevent innovation. We seek a liberty-minded individual with solid policy experience in regulatory reform who recognizes that social and material progress are best enabled through economic and personal freedoms. Our vision for a new regulatory environment is premised on the notion that regulation occurs most naturally and effectively through personal choice in a competitive market. The regulatory system as it currently exists at all levels of government in the United States has created a system of barriers to opportunity that stand in the way of people realizing their full potential. Systematic, structural and comprehensive reforms are needed at both the state and federal level to safely and strategically reduce those barriers facing Americans today and ensure that they will not be rebuilt in the future.If you are excited to drive a national conversation around issues critical to the kind of regulatory reform laid out above and looking for an out-of-the-box policy career opportunity, apply today! Your Responsibilities IncludeHelp lead formulation of the team's plans and activities in the Regulatory Reform issue area, including comprehensive changes to regulatory process as well as specific issue areas such as energy and housing.Develop and write research and policy reports that will directly contribute to AFP's understanding of this critical issue.Write regulatory comments to Administrative agencies on priority topics. Represent AFP through public speaking engagements at public forums, conferences, and other similar opportunities Publish research and opinion pieces in public outlets Advise and collaborate across our philanthropic community to develop strategies which advance our goals Represent AFP in public forums including seminars, scholarly panels, debates, and in print and broadcast mediaReview and help cultivate external partnership opportunities and make recommendations to key decision makersMentor policy analysts on the team and directing their research and writing effortsKnowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization10+ years of experience with expertise and an established area of Regulatory Reform or related areas Graduate level degree or equivalent work experience in economics, political science or related field Strong writing and analytical skills Strong oral communication skillsStrategic thinker who understands the key thought leaders and organizations in their field of expertiseHigh level of initiative and ability to work independently and in a team settingSolid understanding of and passion for individual liberty and classical liberal philosophyEntrepreneurial spirit and high sense of urgency About UsHere are some examples of the positive impact our grassroots staff have made in the lives of Americans across the country. Americans for Prosperity is driving long-term solutions to the country's biggest problems through broad-based grassroots outreach. Our activists engage friends and neighbors on key issues and encourage them to take an active role in building a culture of mutual benefit. We have an on-the-ground infrastructure in 36 states that recruits and unites citizens behind a common goal of advancing policies that help people improve their lives. Americans for Prosperity Foundation is dedicated to educating and training citizens to be courageous advocates for the ideas, principles, and policies in a society of mutual benefit--knowing that leads to the greatest prosperity and well-being for all. Our educational programs break barriers standing in the way of people realizing their potential. By eliminating these obstacles to opportunity, in areas like occupational licensing, free speech, K-12 education, and free trade, we are supporting and working to lift up the lives of individuals and local communities. We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That's why we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color,race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. #PM19 #externalPI181074289

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