Policy and Outreach Coordinator
The Minnesota Catholic Conference (MCC), the public policy voice of the Catholic Church in Minnesota, is seeking a joyful and entrepreneurial missionary disciple to serve as its Policy and Outreach Coordinator. The Policy and Outreach Coordinator assists in the development and implementation of the public policy initiatives of the Catholic bishops of Minnesota. Primary duties include legislative advocacy; serving as an organizational point of contact between parishes and Catholic organizations regarding MCC policy initiatives; further developing the Catholic Advocacy Network’s grassroots community of advocates; educating clergy and laity through writing and speaking events; and building coalitions within and outside the Catholic Church.
Servant leader; thorough knowledge of Catholic social teaching; fidelity to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church; bachelor’s degree and two-years’ experience in government relations, advocacy organizing, public policy, or related field; excellent communication skills; an entrepreneurial and evangelical spirit; proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
Graduate or law degree; Spanish-language fluency.
Send cover letter, resumé, short writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to HR@mncc.org or HR Director, Minnesota Catholic Conference, 475 University Ave. W., St. Paul, MN 55103. No phone calls, please.
Position open until filled.
Are you looking to learn more about the intersection of your Catholic faith with policy and society, while building your communications skill-set in a professional environment? Consider interning with the Minnesota Catholic Conference, the official public policy voice of the Catholic Church in Minnesota. We’re on the cutting edge of advocacy and catechesis communications and are looking for talented and enthusiastic interns to join us.
Communications interns will contribute to MCC’s apostolate by aiding our efforts to communicate the Church’s social vision and advocacy efforts to a variety of audiences, including Minnesota Catholics, the state legislature, and the media. Communications interns will contribute to the daily and ongoing communications needs of MCC, while also working on special projects in any number of the following areas:
- Website design and development
- Brand identity enhancement
- Press relations
- Writing and editing
- Social media strategy and innovation
- Graphic design
- Database and advocacy platform reorganization
- Young adult outreach
Qualified candidates will have a deep interest in and commitment to the Catholic faith, particularly as it applies to politics and society; will possesses communications skills and abilities in at least some of the aforementioned areas (and a desire to grow in others); and will bring a track record of hard work, creativity, and positivity.
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