Health Policy Associate

Health Policy Associate


Under the supervision of the Director of Government Affairs, the Health Policy Associate conducts policy-related research, analyzes existing data, and develops materials (fact sheets, issue briefs, presentations, etc.) for use by internal staff and external partners.


  • Act as a resource to Foundation teams, conducting policy research and analysis of topics and issues identified and requested by internal staff.
  • Serve as the primary writer for policy publications (issue briefs, fact sheets, etc.). Working with communications team, manage MFH Health Policy social media accounts and develop website content.
  • Develop policy-related presentation materials and conduct informational presentations on policy issues for MFH staff and external partners.
  • Assist in planning and execution of Foundation-wide advocacy activities and policy-related projects and contracts.


  • Participates in team activities and completes diverse assignments in support of team goals.
  • Performs general Foundation support activities and carries out special projects as required.
  • Adheres to the Foundation’s core and staff values.


  • Education: Degree in public policy, public health, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience: Experience researching and analyzing various topics. Two years professional experience preferred.

How to Apply

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The Foundation offers competitive compensation and benefits. For questions about the application process, please contact Tomye Harris.

Who We Are

Missouri Foundation for Health is a resource for the region, working with communities and nonprofits to generate and accelerate positive changes in health. As a catalyst for change, the Foundation improves the health of Missourians through partnership, experience, knowledge, and funding.

Statement of Diversity

MFH is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and strives for authentic inclusion. We seek to build a team that reflects diversity of race, socioeconomic status, national origin, color, disability, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.  MFH is committed to salary equity, and compensation will be determined based upon an independent assessment of qualifications relative to the position’s responsibilities. The Foundation’s compensation philosophy can be viewed here.

Physical and Work Environment Demands

The physical and work environment demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the responsibilities of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a disability to perform the position responsibilities. Physical demands, such as the ability to walk, sit, etc., are those of a typical office environment.