The Maryland Catholic Conference, the statewide public policy organization for the Catholic (arch)dioceses, is seeking an Associate Director for Respect Life Advocacy who has a passion for working toward the common good and advocating on behalf of the vulnerable.
The associate director will oversee state-level legislative advocacy efforts to advance the protection of human dignity through all stages of life. This includes advocacy for pregnant and parenting women and their children (unborn and born), elderly, terminally ill, persons with disabilities, victims of human trafficking and other emerging life issues.
We are looking for a creative, positive and effective advocate to collaborate with our team and other organizations in advocating with and lobbying members of the General Assembly and state government. Competitive salary and great benefits.
Commitment to the Catholic Church and knowledge of Church teaching; bachelor's degree and at least two to five years' experience in government relations, issue advocacy and strategy, or pro-life policy; excellent skills in writing, public speaking and interpersonal relations.