Director of Policy

The NSFA is seeking a Director of Policy to work closely with the Executive Director and Associate Director to realize the vision and objectives of the organization. With support from the Executive Director, the Director of Policy will lead policy development and research, support government and stakeholder relations, and engage with members on policy matters. The Director of Policy will monitor relevant policies, programs, and legislation that could impact the industry, and develop positions, resources, and advocacy plans accordingly.

Working as part of the leadership team, the Director of Policy will play a pivotal role in driving the organization’s objectives related to policy, advocacy, stakeholder engagement, and member communication. The Director of Policy must have a genuine interest in and appreciation for matters significant to both the industry and the public regarding agricultural-related policy. They should also possess experience and expertise in political sensitivity, understanding legislative and regulatory processes, and the structure of government. This knowledge enables them to navigate complexities, anticipate impacts, and support leadership in strategic and informed decision-making, aligning with their responsibilities in shaping effective policies and representing organizational interests within the public policy landscape.

Applications close on April 24, 2024