- State Campaigns Manager,USA

State Campaigns Manager

Families USA


Families USA, a national nonprofit advocacy organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health care and improved health for all, is seeking a State Campaigns Manager. The State Campaigns Manager will manage work aimed at achieving state-based health policy change that benefits consumers in conjunction with state-based partners and support state-based partners in their efforts to engage in federal advocacy. The State Campaigns Manager will work with a team to enhance the range of partners Families USA engages in efforts to improve health care coverage, value, and equity.


Duties and Responsibilities


Build and maintain relationships with state-level partners, including ensuring state-level advocates have up-to-date access to Families USA resources and expertise

Provide strategic campaign, policy, and capacity-building assistance to state level partners on a range of pressing health policy issues

Serve as team lead for issues related to the Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) at the state level 

Provide support to state-level partners in their federally targeted efforts to protect Medicaid, CHIP, and other health programs

Track state legislation related to Families USA’s focus areas including health coverage, health equity, and health care value

Track upcoming trends in state health policy and determine, in conjunction with team members, how these trends should influence the trajectory of Families USA’s work 

Engage with teammates in efforts to expand the wide range of stakeholders that Families USA partners with at the state and national levels to achieve goals and mission

Expand Families USA’s efforts to engage in grassroots mobilization partnerships, strategies, and capacity-building

Provide content for Families USA’s programming and information to support state- and national-level partners in their work to improve health and health care, including but not limited to: webinars, conferences, coalition meetings, and written products such as blogs and email alerts

Manage logistics, including webinar and phone technology, for Families USA’s programming to support state- and national-level partners in their work to improve health and health care, including but not limited to: webinars, conferences, and coalition meetings

Manage Families USA ‘s email lists and contribute to efforts to build our lists and build and send email alerts using email software


Desired Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Health Policy, or related discipline required; advanced degree in Government, Public Policy, Public Administration, or a related discipline preferred  

Three or more years of working experience is required

Experience working in community organizing or grassroots mobilizing preferred

Must have a working knowledge of health policy, especially on Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the Affordable Care Act, private insurance, health equity, and health system transformation

Ability to build and maintain professional, positive relationships with state-based partners and other key stakeholders 

Must be able to handle multiple tasks and work under tight time constraints

Must have political savvy 


To apply, submit a cover letter and résumé online via the link below. The salary will be commensurate with experience. Families USA offers a generous benefits package including excellent health insurance, life and long-term disability insurance benefits and generous vacation, sick leave, and holiday schedules. Families USA is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls, please.


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Job posted on 5th February 2018

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