Program Officer – Policy

The Program Officer in Policy will manage a portfolio of grants and programmatic activities designed to improve public policy for entrepreneurs. This position will also provide in-house policy support and guidance to members of the Entrepreneurship Department.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Identify and develop grant opportunities, review proposals, and present proposals for consideration.
  • Rigorously evaluate potential grantees based on strategic fit, organizational capacity, and financial standing.
  • Produce written content to advance Public Policy Strategy.
  • Meet regularly with Market Gaps, Ecosystems, New Entrepreneurial Learning, Innovation & Design, and Knowledge Creation & Research teams to develop detailed understanding of the work each team is doing and identify intersections with public.

A successful candidate profile includes:

  • Knowledge and understanding of public policy and how policy is developed and implemented.
  • Ability to synthesize complex information into concise summaries that can be acted upon.
  • Existing relationships with policymakers.

For a complete description of this position, and instructions on how to apply, please read this document [PDF].