State Policy Network
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James Madison Institute

Director of Tech and Innovation Policy

  • Type: Full-Time
  • Location: 100 North Duval Street Tallahassee, FL 32301
  • Application Deadline: August 1, 2022

Description

Details 

  • Reports directly to the Vice President of Policy
  • Full-time position
  • Remote
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Full health and retirement benefits
  • Paid holidays, annual leave and medical leave
  • Travel expected

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • 3+ years of experience in non-profit working in tech policy
  • Strong writing and public speaking skills
  • Notable relationship-building skills
  • An understanding of Florida politics and public policy
  • Commitment to the principles of limited government and free markets.

Application Deadline

We will accept applications until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the Technology and Innovation Policy Center
  • Establish JMI’s policy priorities on an annual basis for the Center, and work in coordination with other policy staffers and JMI’s VP of Policy.
  • Oversee plan of action on technology and innovation policy priorities to ensure maximum impact.
  • Serve as the lead on the research, development, and distribution of academic research, policy papers, issue briefs, and other content within the purview of the Center.
  • Provide expertise and possible testimony for elected officials, staff, and media.
  • Write and draft op-ed columns and edit columns drafted by others.
  • Attend specific tech and innovation policy events around the country.
  • Comfortable with public speaking events, serving as an authority on state and national issues.
  • Serve as the lead on the execution of at the Tech & Innovation Summit held every year, in concert with JMI’s Events and Logistics manager
  • Work with policy staff colleagues to coordinate the policy calendar concerning the release dates for publications and concerning the Institute’s participation in policy-related events ranging from national and state conferences and speaking opportunities for JMI staff members to JMI-sponsored events.
  • Work with policy staff and communications staff concerning media outreach, including magazines, newspaper editorial boards, TV, radio, and social media.
  • Consult with JMI grants manager to assist with funding opportunities and grant proposals, especially those that advance funding specific to the Center.
  • Work in coordination with Development Director and major gifts officer to identify and execute tailored fundraising opportunities for new and existing JMI members.
  • When appropriate, attend fundraising meetings with JMI CEO.
  • Perform other policy-related tasks as needed.

Interested applicants should e-mail resume and cover letter to Becky Liner at bliner@jamesmadison.org with the subject line “Director of Tech and Innovation Application.” Please do not call the office.

How to apply

James Madison Institute
Tallahassee, FL