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Employment at National Wildlife Federation's Great Lakes Natural
Resource Center - Ann Arbor, MI

                   Policy Advocate - (Job #1543) 

                                    Policy Advocate - (Job #1543)
                            Great Lakes Natural Resource Center - Ann
Arbor, MI 
                                  Salary low $40's - Grade 23 exempt 

               Basic Function

                    NWF is seeking a Policy Advocate to co-manage the
implementation of a
                    campaign to restore and protect Lake Superior water
quality and biodiversity.
                    The Policy Advocate will work to protect the Great
Lakes ecosystem through
                    advocacy on water quality and shoreline habitat
issues. Other duties include:
                    researching, writing and administering grants;
development and routine
                    oversight of project budget; attending public
hearings, drafting public
                    comments, and communicating directly with policy
makers; and managing
                    outreach and communication activities to
effectively raise public
                    understanding of issues regarding the protection of
Lake Superior.

               Minimum Qualifications

                    Bachelor's degree req'd, advanced degree in policy
or law preferred; three
                    years professional experience in the area of
environmental policy,
                    demonstrated fundraising success, organizing or
campaign planning;
                    experience in project management and media outreach
req'd. Exceptional
                    verbal, writing and interpersonal communication
skills; knowledge of Great
                    Lakes water quality and biodiversity issues
preferred. NWF offers an
                    excellent benefits package. Salary is low $40's,
depending on experience.
                    Candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and
salary req's indicating
                    job #1543 to: NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION 11100
Wildlife Center
                    Drive Reston, VA 20190 E-mail to: jobopp@nwf.org
NWF is an equal
                    opportunity employer committed to workplace
diversity. 

Visit http://nwf.org/careergateway/findajob.cfm for application forms
and more information.

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