The Yankee Institute for Public Policy seeks an individual to oversee its public and media relations efforts. Yankee Institute is a nonpartisan free-market think tank that develops and advances policies that promote smart, limited government; fairness for taxpayers; and an open road to opportunity for all the people of Connecticut. The communications director responds to media inquiries, maintains relationships with journalists and promotes Yankee Institute products and initiatives to the media. This position is located at Yankee Institute headquarters in Hartford, Connecticut. The position requires occasional travel.
The Fairness Center is a nonprofit, public interest law firm offering free legal services to those facing unjust treatment from public employee union officials. In its first three years of existence, the Fairness Center initiated legal actions for, among other clients, teachers who want to do what they love without supporting a union with which they disagree; a homecare worker and his friend for whom he cares, who want to protect their working relationship from union intrusion; taxpayers who want their money to support education, not union activity; and religious objectors to unionism who want to support that in which they believe, not what union officials choose for them. The Fairness Center represents its clients both in the court of law and the court of public opinion. Currently, its lawyers’ focus is assisting clients in Pennsylvania.
The Fairness Center is hiring for a new role: Outreach and Communications Director.
This dynamic position will lead the charge in articulating the Fairness Center’s work and mission to the public, media, allies, and other key audiences.