Legislative & Policy Advocate 

The Colorado Municipal League (CML) is recruiting candidates for the position of Legislative & Policy Advocate. The position will research, analyze, disseminate information, and advocate municipal positions and policies on issues before the Colorado General Assembly, state agencies, and other public and private organizations for the benefit of the League’s members. Additionally, the position will: author articles, summaries, or other relevant communications to members on advocacy issues as assigned; develop and maintain relationships with legislators, lobbyists, state agencies, and others; represent CML and serve as liaison to specific advisory boards and committees; participate in CML annual conference program development, membership services and outreach activities; and research and respond to inquiries from members, media, and others.

The successful candidate will be a team player, an excellent communicator, a relationship builder, and possess high moral and ethical standards. He or she will assist the CML legislative advocacy team in accomplishing its goals of year-round advocacy and providing enhanced value to CML members through collaboration with other departments of the League. 

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in political science, public administration, or related field. A graduate degree in a related field is highly desirable. Individuals with experience in local government, legislative advocacy, or other government-related experience will be strongly considered. Additional experience in subjects of municipal or other local government interests is desirable.

Salary range: $75,900 – $113,900. Salary will be commensurate with skills and qualifications. CML offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance coverage (includes vision and dental), life insurance, retirement savings plans, paid holidays, and paid sick and vacation leave.. To apply, please submit the following to Kevin Bommer, CML executive director, kbommer@cml.org.  Email applications only, please: 

  • A letter of interest
  • Current resume
  • References
  • Salary requirements

The position is open until filled. Full job description below:

 

Colorado Municipal League

CML is a non-profit, non-partisan organization representing 270 Colorado municipalities and has been in existence since 1923. CML’s Vision is “Empowered cities and towns, united for a strong Colorado,” and our mission of “Advocacy, information, and training supporting exceptional municipal governance” drives our day-to-day activities on behalf of and for our members. 

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