Organization Name: 
Advancement Strategy Consulting
Can be remote with occasional travel
United States
Job Title: 
Alcohol Policy Analyst/Manager
Contact Name: 
Elizabeth Dahl

Job Overview

We are seeking an Alcohol Policy Analyst/Manager to support our public health policy work. The Alcohol Policy Analyst/Manager will contribute to developing new approaches and strategies to prevent and reduce excessive alcohol use. This role will support federal government efforts to prevent underage drinking, including preparing reports and related materials on underage alcohol use and identifying ways to make the materials more useful to the prevention field. The role will also help in the development of a new technical assistance center on alcohol policy with a national reach. The incumbent will work closely with the TA Center Director to direct the course of the Center and assist in operations, including technical assistance coordination, facilitation of a 12-organization Partnership Council, and specialized training for state alcohol epidemiologists.

 Job Responsibilities

            Conduct data analysis, reporting, and evaluation planning

            Develop public education materials and training materials aimed at state and community prevention staff

            Create and manage a communications plan that includes the website, social media, and regular emails to various partner groups

            Lead development and implementation of a resource assessment to be conducted with partners.

            Plan, prepare materials for, and support educational webinars on alcohol policy and related topics

            Collect data on state policies, programs, and practices on underage drinking prevention.

            Assist in writing and production of reports to Congress on the prevention of underage drinking

            Write proposals

            Coordinate 12-organization Partnership Council quarterly meetings and related activities

            Manage training and technical assistance requests

            Stay current with emerging issues and relevant journal publications in the alcohol policy field

            Work closely with federal agency representatives to meet current agency priorities

Work Schedule

Can be remote with occasional travel. Occasional meetings beyond standard working hours since partners are located in various time zones. ASC is committed to the safety of our employees during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Minimum Qualifications

            Bachelor’s degree plus 5-10 years of experience in a related field (or MPH/MPP or JD with three years of experience in a related field)

            Strong work ethic and self-motivated

            Accurate, timely, and reliable

            Ability to manage tasks on multiple projects at the same time

            Strong written and oral communication skills

            Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with partners from diverse backgrounds

            Proficient with technology such as MailChimp, Teams, SharePoint, and PowerPoint

            Experience working with community groups or coalitions, ideally on alcohol policy

            Knowledge of evidence-based strategies to prevent excessive alcohol use

            Free from conflicts of interest with any alcohol, cannabis, tobacco, or opioid industries

 Nice If You Have

•            JD

•            MPH or MPP

•            Statistical analysis skills/experience

•            Experience leading or co-leading an organization or project

•            Experience working on federal agency contracts

•            Familiarity with federal regulations regarding information collection and dissemination

•            Experience with survey instrument design and survey administration

•            Expertise in health communications

The position is being offered at junior and senior levels, depending on experience
8a-5p M-F. Working across time zones will be required.