Director of Policy
Trust for America’s Health (TFAH), a leading public health policy, research, and advocacy organization, seeks a Director of Policy. The Director of Policy will play a unique role in the organization, leading a portfolio of existing initiatives along with the incubation of new policy priorities, convenings, and policy analysis, all in support of the larger policy goals of TFAH.
The Director will work collaboratively with external partners and internally with TFAH’s Leadership Team and the Government Relations and Strategic Communications and Policy Research departments to provide analysis, insights, and field knowledge to an evolving and timely policy agenda that advances evidence-based public health policies and the health of all Americans.
Compelling candidates will bring a broad view of the field of public health and a deep familiarity with the federal, state, and local public health policy landscape. They will be a natural connector building networks that support TFAH’s policy development initiatives and possess a deep commitment to advancing health equity and equitable policies in public health. They will be a curious thinker who can effectively move work from concept to reality in partnership with internal and external stakeholders. Finally, the new Director will bring a strong analytical approach and deep commitment to evidence-based policy development in a highly collaborative, nonpartisan organization.
Read the full job description: https://npag.com/tfah-director-policy
Trust for America’s Health is partnering with the Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group, LLC to conduct this search. Candidates may submit a cover letter, outlining their interest and qualifications, along with a resume via NPAG’s website. Please, no emails, calls or faxes to Trust for America’s Health.
2023 Spring Internship
Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) is currently seeking motivated undergraduate students, graduates students, or recent graduates for our Spring 2023 internship program (January – April 2023).
The intern will have the opportunity to work and gain knowledge on a range of public health policy-related issues, develop workplace skills, and receive general professional development and mentorship opportunities.
The intern will work with the Policy Development team. TFAH’s Policy Development (PD) team conducts research and policy development to inform advocacy and policy change, including through expert convenings that TFAH conducts to develop new policies and build consensus among stakeholders. The PD team is currently focused on expanding public health practice in healthy aging, working directly with state and local health departments to build capacity and expertise in age-friendly public health. The PD intern will provide support to this project by researching issues pertinent to healthy aging, contribute to the writing of policy reports and other materials, and help plan policy convenings and other meetings. The intern will also attend briefings, hearings, meetings and participate in other organizational efforts.
Trust for America’s Health is an equal opportunity employer. TFAH does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.