Summary: The individual serving in this position will lead the continued development and training of a robust and thriving network of grassroots and grasstops advocates, volunteers, patients and organizational partners in the Southeast Region. The Regional Manager will contribute to the advancement of LLS’ policy agenda in the region by identifying, cultivating and mobilizing volunteers to participate in state and federal level advocacy calls to action in an effort to reduce barriers that delay the discovery of cures and those that prevent patients from accessing treatment. These calls to action include both on-line and off-line advocacy activities in key states and congressional districts. To conduct this work, the Regional Manager partners closely with other field-based colleagues also serving in LLS’s Office of Public Policy (OPP), primarily members of OPP’s government affairs team.
Reports to: Senior Director, Advocacy
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