JOB: Native Public Media

Policy Analyst for Native Public Media


Summary Statement and Job Description:
The Native Public Media (“NPM”) Policy Analyst (“PA”) will carry out analysis, drafting of key policy position statements and assist client-driven research. The PA will also track policy and legal/legislative developments; assess strategic options for NPM; participate in policy related project evaluation and development; analyze the development and implementation policy-related projects; manage and write reports and other documents (internal, client-related, and publications); and assist client to prepare for hill visits, meetings with the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) or Congressional leaders.

The PA will work directly with the NPM Executive Director on strategic planning, management of client work products, policy related projects, report development, and other responsibilities as assigned.

Subject areas encompass FCC rulemakings, Congressional legislation, testimony, briefings, brown papers, and other policy initiatives.

Minimum Job Qualifications:
Graduate degree in public policy or Indian law. Familiarity and experience in one or more of the following areas: Federal Communications Commission policy, Communications policy, Indian policy, Media policy and Telecommunications policy.
Superior research, writing, and analytical skills.
Strong computer literacy.
Ability to assume initiative, work independently, and work as part of a team.

To Apply:
Consultant will be on a month retainer. Resumes may be sent to Electronic submissions are preferred. Closing date is February 13, 2009.

Native Public Media
Native Public Media (NPM) promotes healthy, engaged, independent Native communities by strengthening and expanding Native American media capacity and by empowering a strong, proud Native American voice. More information about NPM, a project of the National Federation of Community Broadcasters, can be found at