Greater Louisville Inc.
  • 24-Feb-2020 (EST)
  • Government Affairs/Public Policy
  • Louisville, KY, USA
  • Seasonal

Greater Louisville Inc.

Position Description

 

Job Title:             Internship in Government Affairs and Public Policy      

Department:        Operations

Reports to:          Director of Public Policy Development

FLSA Status:       Non-Exempt                                  

PURPOSE:

Summer internship with Greater Louisville Inc., starting on May 11, 2020, and ending on August 11, 2020. This internship involves support for Greater Louisville Inc.'s Government Affairs & Public Policy team. During your time with GLI, you will learn about the daily operations of a professional government affairs team and develop an in-depth understanding of public policy issues and the legislative process. This position is part-time and will include a stipend to be paid upon the successful completion of the internship.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist with the development and production of GLI's 2021 State Legislative Agenda
  • Conduct in-depth research projects and prepare written reports on issues related to public policy, economics, and the business community.
  • Assist with the coordination and preparation of meetings
  • Assist with planning for GLI's 2020 DC Fly In and other Advocacy events
  • Learn about the daily operations and procedures of the Kentucky and Indiana state legislatures, Louisville Metro Council, and the United States Congress
  • Assist with GLI communications to policymakers and investors
  • Perform other duties as assigned

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Assisting with miscellaneous tasks as assigned by supervisor(s)

REQUIREMENTS:                                                       

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be well organized and self-motivated
  • Must have knowledge of Outlook and Microsoft Office
  • Must have a demonstrable background in research and writing
  • Must have familiarity with basic concepts of government at the local, state, and federal levels
  • A strong interest in public policy and politics and/or economics is preferred
  • Knowledge of zoning issues and the land development process is encouraged

ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work is primarily conducted in a typical office environment. Meetings outside of the office at various locations in all weather conditions.

This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it was not meant to be all-inclusive of the tasks that may be assigned.

 

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