A senior policy associate works with a senior policy analyst to carry out policy and advocacy projects of an organization. Your job description includes conducting research and analysis, preparing written documents, and working with policy staff to ensure the advancement of your organization's objectives and initiatives.
Your job does not just involve conducting extensive research and analysis but also includes you facilitating surveys and interviews, preparing and processing documents, and handling calls and other correspondence. As a senior colleague, you will be required to mentor junior colleagues and supervise the team in order to reach project goals.
This role requires you to possess problem-solving skills, excellent communication and writing skills, as well as attention to detail. The mean annual salary for a senior policy associate is about $72,000. The most commonly required minimum educational qualification is a master's degree in political science, law, public policy analysis, or a related discipline.