Position: 
Full Time
FLSA Status: 
Exempt
Reports To: 
Senior Policy Director
Salary: 
Commensurate with experience
Start Date: 
ASAP
Work Location: 
Washington, DC
Position Summary: 

The National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) organizes domestic workers in the United States for respect, recognition and labor protections. We work to raise standards and guarantee labor rights and protections for domestic workers by waging legislative and administrative policies at the municipal, state and federal level and elevating domestic workers as key leaders in building a powerful movement for social justice. NDWA formed in 2007 at the US Social Forum and currently represents 60+ affiliates, chapters and individual workers across the country.

NDWA’s organizing and communications strategies are supported and enhanced by our policy team.  In addition, NDWA lead the Families Belong Together (FBT) coalition of over nearly 250 organizations representing Americans from all backgrounds who have joined together to fight family separation and detention and promote dignity, unity, and compassion for all children and families.  The Immigration Policy Manager will be a core member of both the NDWA and FBT policy teams. They will be responsible for supporting the execution of our policy strategies, including cultivating and deepening relationships with policy staff of coalition partners, policymakers and elected officials and representing the organization in key coalitions and events. This position is based in Washington, DC.

Responsibilities: 
  • Advise on, develop and implement federal legislative and policy strategies focused on lifting up the needs of immigrant women and their families, along with other senior FBT/NDWA staff.   
  • Monitor and advise on policy responses to actions in Congress and the Administration, including attending hearings, policy sign-ons, legislative activity and more.
  • Lead NDWA/FBT’s immigration policy advocacy and outreach to other organizations, advocates, and Congressional staff.
  • Draft policy materials for both proactive and rapid response activities, including letters, talking points and fact sheets.
  • Work collaboratively with NDWA and FBT staff to advance a coordinated policy, political, communications, and field agenda.
  • Other duties as assigned by Senior Policy Director.
Job Requirements: 
  • At least 4 years of work experience in immigration policy at the federal level.  Experience with outreach to policymakers and Congressional staff required.
  • A demonstrated commitment to immigration reform, racial justice, gender equity and worker rights.
  • A demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong relationships and partnerships with coalitions and policy makers.
  • Ability to organize time, manage up, work independently, as well as follow direction, collaborate, coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent research, writing and communication skills.

Please submit your resume, cover letter and one short writing sample via this link. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and the position will remain open until filled.  Salary is commensurate with experience, and we offer a very generous benefits package.

Women, People of Color, People with Disabilities and LGBTQ people are strongly urged to apply.

This position will remain open until filled.