Policy Analyst/Legislative Counsel

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Job location
Portland OR/Washington DC/Remote,
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Compassion & Choices
Job type: 
Policy Development/Advocacy
Position Description: 

The Policy Analyst/Legislative Counsel is primarily responsible for (1) providing policy and legislative analysis in order to advance C&C’s legislative and regulatory agenda under abbreviated timelines and (2) supporting the development and drafting of policies in collaboration with legal, policy, and advocacy staff. This position is designed to improve person-centered care and align a person’s values and priorities with the treatment that they receive at the end of life.

Core job duties include:

Monitoring and reporting on industry and government activity with potential impact on state and national programs.
Conducting research and analysis to aid in the identification of opportunities and threats that impact existing initiatives and policies.
Supporting the legal advocacy and policy department in the development of policy and project proposals.
Researching end of life issues in order to support the development of fact sheets and policy positions including topics related to diversity, equity, and inclusivity in end of life care.

Full job description available https://compassionandchoices.org/about-us/employment

About Compassion & Choices

Across the nation, Compassion & Choices works to create a society that affirms life and accepts the inevitability of death, embraces expanded options for compassionate dying, and empowers everyone to choose end-of-life care that reflects their values, priorities and beliefs. To make this vision a reality, we improve care, expand options and empower everyone to chart their end-of-life journey.


The ideal candidate will have of 7 years of professional work experience in legal research and analysis, advocacy, or public policy. Advanced degree may substitute for work experience.

To apply: 

To apply: Email current resume and cover letter as one PDF document to [email protected]. In the subject line of your email, indicate “Last_First Name, PDLC 6-2020”. In your cover letter, please (1) indicate how your personal philosophy aligns with our mission, (2) provide a brief summary of your directly related experience, and (3) provide your salary expectation (with a specific amount/range vs ‘negotiable’).

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