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About Georgians for a Healthy Future: Georgians for a Healthy Future (GHF) is a nonpartisan nonprofit consumer health advocacy organization located in Atlanta, Georgia. With a mission to collaborate with communities and partners to lead policy change that advances health equity for all Georgians, GHF is the leading health advocacy and policy organization in Georgia. GHF accomplishes its mission through public education and outreach, coalition building and mobilization, strategic communications, policy and data analysis, and public policy advocacy.

GHF aims to reflect the diversity of Georgia in its staff, leadership, and stakeholders. Candidates who bring diversity to our team with respect to gender, race, ethnicity, health/disability status, age, or other characteristics are highly encouraged to apply for open positions when they are available.

Deputy Director

Job summary: The Deputy Director will provide key leadership and organizational support to GHF. They will develop and implement new operations, evaluation, and human resources processes and procedures to improve organizational and program management. They will also support a wide variety of administrative and fundraising responsibilities.

The Deputy Director will be a thought partner to the Executive Director in how to best manage a small, efficient organization and to enable the board and staff to reach their strategic goals. This position is ideal for a detail-oriented strategist with a high tolerance for internal processes. Commitment to anti-racist, intersectional work is a must.

 

Responsibilities include:

The Deputy Director works in close coordination with the Executive Director to:

Leadership and administration:

  • Participate in strategic planning and analysis to support GHF’s growth and development as an organization
  • Ensure that programs comply with all contractual, reporting, and related requirements
  • Oversee quality data collection across all programs and initiatives, while streamlining reporting load among staff
  • Prepare reports and impact data to provide insight to internal and external stakeholders, as well as inform future program design
  • Support the leadership of GHF’s Board of Directors, including by preparing agendas and materials for meetings, participating in BOD meetings, and supporting committee activities
  • Participate in planning and coordination of GHF’s signature Health Care Unscrambled event and summer fundraising/friend-raising event
  • Represent GHF externally by attending meetings, conferences, and other convenings

Operations and process improvements:

  • Document and update standards of practice for high priority tasks and activities
  • Identify opportunities for workflow and process improvements, and research and implement solutions
  • Identify and implement project management protocols and practices
  • Manages office facilities, equipment, and supplies, including coordinating with building management and vendors
  • Coordinate with IT contractor to purchase/maintain computers, software, or other equipment

Human Resources

  • Collaborate with the Executive Director to conduct staff planning, team design, career progression and resource allocation
  • Lead hiring processes for open or newly-established positions
  • Manage on-boarding and training processes for newly-hired staff
  • Support staff team in hiring and onboarding new interns
  • Carry out staff recognition activities
  • Identify and coordinate opportunities for team-based and individual professional development among staff (and board members as needed)
  • Coordinate annual staff retreat, including soliciting input for agendas, identifying facilitator(s), and coordinating logistics
  • Oversee employee benefits plans, including annual renewal/change processes

Finance and fundraising

  • Assist Exec. Dir. with annual budgeting process and creation of fundraising plans and strategies
  • Oversee regular financial activities and operations: prepare and process vendor payments and invoices weekly; review and process expense reports from staff; support the preparation of monthly financial records
  • Work with the Exec. Dir. to monitor and manage all program budgets
  • Assist Exec. Dir. with grant tracking, billing expenses to grants appropriately, and prepare financial reports
  • Lead individual donor cultivation, maintenance, and recognition activities
  • Write and review annual impact report for content and accuracy

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to interpret and connect programmatic and organizational needs to resource planning
  • Ability to identify and analyze organizational needs to guide and direct staff to meet program and administrative requirements
  • Strong problem-solving skills and willingness to look at processes/tasks with an eye towards innovation
  • Demonstrated experience conducting monitoring and evaluation activities to ensure program quality
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills: the ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with colleagues, board members, funders/donors, volunteers, and other key stakeholders
  • Strong ability to manage to deadlines and follow up as necessary
  • Highly reliable and punctual
  • Comfort with making tough strategic decisions

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in business, non-profit management, public administration, or related field
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of professional work experience with progressive levels of responsibility, including supervisory and program management experience
  • Work experience in government, public health, health care, and/or human services programs, policy, and/or advocacy is a plus

 

Working Conditions

Works regularly in general office environment, with remote work flexibilities. Some evening or weekend hours may be required. May be required to lift up to 25 pounds.

GHF’s office is located at 50 Hurt Plaza SE, Suite 1130, Atlanta, GA 30303. Applicants must have reliable transportation to/from GHF’s office.

 

Compensation

The anticipated salary for this full-time position is $85,000-$90,000, depending on experience. Medical, dental, and vision insurance will be provided. GHF also offers a retirement benefit.

 

To Apply

No phone calls, please.

Health Policy Manager

Job summary: The Health Policy Manager will drive GHF’s public policy work across a spectrum of health policy issues, including Medicaid, private market health insurance reforms (including the Affordable Care Act), health care costs and affordability, health equity, public health, and housing. The Policy Manager will conduct policy and program research; analyze policy, regulations, and administrative data sets; disseminate policy information to a variety of audiences; lead the drafting of issue briefs and related materials; work collaboratively with other GHF staff and organizational partners to support the development of advocacy strategies that promote GHF’s policy priorities; and foster relationships with key industry and government stakeholders and decision makers.

This position is ideal for someone interested in addressing disparities in health care, coverage, and public health systems. We are looking for a highly motivated and collaborative individual to work closely with the rest of the GHF team and our organizational partners. Commitment to anti-racist, intersectional policy work is a must.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • In collaboration with GHF staff, identify key issues where research and policy analysis are needed, and develop and carry out a policy research plan
  • Conduct literature reviews, data analysis, and other types of qualitative and quantitative research
  • Develop a range of high-quality written materials, including policy reports, fact sheets, issue briefs, and blogs
  • Draft organizational comments and statements in response to state and federal policy actions
  • Disseminate policy information to consumers, coalition partners, media, and policymakers through presentations, written communication, and other formats
  • Collaborate with the GHF staff and relevant organizational partners to develop advocacy strategies to advance GHF’s policy priorities
  • Foster and maintain relationships with key industry and government stakeholders and decisionmakers
  • Track relevant state policy proposals and implementation, including emerging and active legislation during the Georgia legislative session
  • Stay on top of major trends in health policy and how they may apply to Georgia health care consumers
  • Help to prepare and complete deliverables and reports to funders
  • Represent GHF externally by attending policy briefings, meetings, legislative hearings, and other convenings
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of public and private health insurance, health care systems, and public health policy
  • Knowledge of state policy environment and processes
  • Outstanding critical thinking, problem-solving, research, and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with many different stakeholders and constituencies
  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational, and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects, monitor responsibilities, and achieve goals
  • Ability to work well autonomously and as a member of a collaborative team
  • Ability to present policy and research information to a variety of audiences, including government officials and policymakers, using everyday language and without technical jargon
  • Flexibility and an ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Curiosity and commitment to learning
  • Lived experience with the health programs or issues that GHF focuses on, or experience working with people with low incomes is a plus

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to race equity, and social and economic justice
  • A graduate degree in public policy, law, economics, public health, or other relevant field strongly preferred; Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least 5 years relevant experience
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Knowledge of computers and technology: proficient in Microsoft Office applications, Google Work Space environment, and audio/visual and conference calling technology; experience with data analysis tools a plus

 

Working Conditions

Works in general office environment (with remote work flexibilities) and travels to other facilities and venues where meetings are held. Some evening or weekend hours may be required. Some travel in Georgia will be required. May be required to lift up to 25 pounds.

While GHF’s office is located at 50 Hurt Plaza SE, Suite 1130, Atlanta, GA 30303, the Health Policy Manager does not necessarily need to be based in the metro-Atlanta area. Location is flexible, with the understanding that the Manager will be required to travel to GHF’s office at times and to the state Capitol at least weekly during the state legislative session.

 

Compensation

The anticipated salary for this full-time position is $75,000-$80,000, depending on experience. Medical, dental, and vision insurance will be provided. Retirement benefit is also available.

 

To Apply

No phone calls, please.