Reporting to the Managing Director of Audubon Connecticut (A-CT), the Policy Associate will be responsible for helping to execute public policy functions for this program of the National Audubon Society, focusing predominately at the state level, but also the federal and local levels (as needed). They will also advocate on behalf of A-CT to local, state, and federal government officials, including agency staff and appointed and elected officials.
The Policy Associate works closely under the direction of the Managing Director and other key staff implement a comprehensive policy strategy that helps advance the conservation priorities and objectives of A-CT. In addition, the Associate will act as an ambassador of the organization, closely partnering with local Audubon chapters, local and regional coalitions, strategic partners throughout the Atlantic Flyway, and the National Policy Office on shared priorities to grow the organization’s advocacy army and execute on other critical goals for the organization.
The Policy Associate will be primarily based in Hartford, CT during the legislative season, however additional statewide travel will also be necessary, including trips to the Bent of the River Audubon Center in Southbury, CT.