Policy Advisor (Sacramento)

We have an immediate opening for a full-time Policy Advisor to support the Firm’s Government Relations & Regulation Group, working with other lobbyists to represent several of the Firm’s clients before the California Legislature, the Governor and various state/local agencies. Our diverse client base includes both public and private sector clients in the transportation, water, education, clean tech, energy and health, just to name a few. This is a great opportunity to work closely with a number of dynamic professionals in a respected national firm. The Policy Advisor reports to the chair of the Firm’s Government Relations & Regulation Group and the position is located in the Sacramento office.

The salary range for the position of Policy Advisor at Nossaman is $80,000 to $110,000 annually. The successful candidate’s salary for this position is reasonably expected to be set within this range. However, actual compensation will depend on a variety of factors, including, without limitation, the candidate’s qualifications and experience. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring legislation, legislative hearings and Executive Branch policy initiatives.
  • Coordinate advocacy days on behalf of clients.
  • Attend and participate in legislative hearings on behalf of clients.
  • Research and track funding opportunities at various state agencies.
  • Generate position papers, letters and strategy memos.
  • Keep clients informed about new developments.
  • Provide modest administrative support to the group.  

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent experience, is required.  
  • Prior legislative experience is required.
  • Detail-oriented, with strong analytical and writing skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform at high levels in a fast paced ever changing work environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills (both written and verbal), professional demeanor and ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. 

The successful candidate must be proactive, customer service oriented, energetic and reliable. As with all Firm positions, impeccable integrity, excellent judgment, and sensitivity to others are essential. Enthusiasm, diverse interests and a good sense of humor are also useful and appreciated. 

Nossaman offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package. Qualified candidates are invited to apply online by submitting a cover letter, resume and salary requirements. 

Nossaman is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability status or any other category protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of Nossaman’s employment lifecycle including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities.

Agency submissions by invitation only. Unsolicited submissions will not be accepted.

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