Policy Analyst (based in Battle Creek MI, Washington DC, or Jackson MS preferred)

Under the leadership of the director of policy-advocacy, the policy analyst will provide research support to the policy-advocacy team by tracking, analyzing, and reporting on legislative activity; managing work flows; assisting with special research projects and working collaboratively with other WKKF programmatic and place teams; and report to the director of policy-advocacy.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus a minimum of 3 – 5 years’ experience (to include part time work and/or internships), or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Project management experience and organizational skills to prioritize, keep multiple projects and tasks on track, and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to research, synthesize, and report on information from news media, academic reports, legislative hearings, and public record filings.
  • Experience with state or federal legislative bill tracking and analysis.
  • Preferred experience with policy issue or political campaigns.
  • Excellent communication skills, including strong writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Compose, fact-check, and/or edit presentation slides and other written materials.
  • Ability to work effectively with persons from diverse cultural, social, and ethnic backgrounds.

Additional Info

How to Apply

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applicant materials will begin immediately and continue until finalist candidates have been identified.

APPLICATIONS/NOMINATIONS PROCESS: The foundation is partnering with Search Light Solutions, Inc., led by Andrew Zalman, to fill this position. To apply or to make a referral, email information to Andrew Zalman at andrew@searchls.com

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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“Empleen el dinero del modo en que crean conveniente, siempre y cuando promueva la salud, la felicidad y el bienestar de los niños.” - Will Keith Kellogg

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