Best Starts for Kids is hiring a Policy & Program Manager (Program Manager III) to provide high-level project management to Best Starts for Kids investments in 5 – 24 year olds. This position will manage implementation activities for Best Starts for Kids, and conduct policy analysis and develop recommendations on policies impacting children and youth in King County with an emphasis on 5 – 24 year olds.
The successful candidate will have deep knowledge of equity and social justice principles and practices, and understanding of the effects of place-, race- and policy & systems-based inequities on marginalized communities. They will also bring a strong understanding of the youth development sector in King County and Washington State, knowledge of project and resource management techniques, and the ability to work across sectors to increase opportunities and improve results.
This position will be part of the Best Starts Policy and Planning Team and function within the Department of Community & Human Services. They will also work closely with Best Starts Policy & Program Manager who will have a focus on prenatal to 5 year olds and with the Best Starts Implementation Manager. This position reports to the Strategic Advisor for Children and Youth.
Applications are due March 8, 2019. Click here to view full the job description and apply!