PL+US: Paid Leave for the US is hiring a Legislative Director to join our fast-moving team fighting to win paid family leave for everyone in the United States.
In just four short years, PL+US has won paid leave for nearly 8 million people. We’ve won change at some of the top employers in the country, including Walmart and Starbucks, and we’re taking that momentum into the fight to win national public policy. Paid leave is poised to take off as the next high-profile national issue.
Since our founding, the PL+US team has tripled in size and has cultivated a culture that is bold, curious, real, excellent, and compassionate. We are agile, collaborative problem solvers who are passionate about winning paid leave and we mean it when we say that family comes first, for those we fight alongside and for our own team.
About this opportunity
We are looking for a smart and savvy Legislative Director to represent PL+US on Capitol Hill and help coordinate multiple, fast-paced campaigns that localize paid family for key Members of Congress. Working in close collaboration with our team and external stakeholders, you will ensure PL+US is strategically leveraging our core strengths to support the passage of high quality federal paid leave policy.
You are an ideal candidate for this role if you have experience working on Capitol Hill and/or at a DC-based advocacy organization and are ready to apply everything you’ve learned over the years to win one of the signature battles of the decade.
About the role:
In this role, you’ll lead PL+US’ work with Members of Congress to pass high quality paid family and medical leave.
Duties will include:
To be successful in the role, you’ll need:
A strong candidate will likely be an unabashed policy wonk who loves the field, with:
Reports to: VP of Legislative & Political Strategy
Interviews begin September 28, please submit your application as soon as possible.
This is a full time remote position. You must be based in the Washington DC metro area.
$85,000-100,000 depending on experience and qualifications
Some of the Benefits of Working for PL+US