The Maryland Association of Counties (MACo), an Annapolis-based membership association representing Maryland's counties, announces a professional position opening for a Policy Associate to cover and advocate on legislative and administrative policy issues affecting county governments. Responsibilities also include policy research, social media communication, blog writing, curation of assigned conference session content, and coordination with county professional organizations.
Requirements: excellent written and oral communication skills, computer proficiency, and understanding of social media channels (particularly Twitter). Familiarity with Maryland state and local government and the Maryland legislative and policy process strongly preferred. Law or Master’s degree in relevant policy area desired. Salary is negotiable with generous benefits provided. Previous applicants need not apply.
Interested parties should refer to www.mdcounties.org/2018PolicyAssociatePacket for application process, greater position & benefits detail, and MACo background. Completed applications are due by November 16, 2018.