Research & Policy Analyst

Research & Policy Analyst

  • Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
  • Los Angeles
  • Full Time

LAANE is seeking someone with a commitment to social justice to join our Tourism Workers
Rising campaign, a coalition effort that is advancing policy to raise standards across the tourism
industry to ensure that airport and hotel workers are healthy and housed.

Who We Are: LAANE is an advocacy organization dedicated to racial, economic and climate
justice. Combining dynamic research, innovative public policy, and deep coalition organizing,
LAANE works with labor and community partners to fight for policies that create good jobs,
thriving communities, and a healthy environment. For more information about our work, visit
www.laane.org.

Position Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Campaign Director, the Research and
Policy Analyst will conduct industry and policy research to guide strategic campaign decisions
and shape campaign messaging. Core responsibilities include:
• Writing research memos, fact sheets, and reports, both for internal and external use
• Analyzing worker, demographic, and industry data from public and private sources
• Identifying, reviewing, and analyzing primary and secondary sources
• Conducting interviews and leading surveys

Job Qualifications:
● Cultural competency and social justice values/work experience: A strong commitment
to racial and economic justice and the labor movement; cultural humility and
mindfulness; knowledge of area political context is a plus, fluency in Spanish is a plus.
● Working as a leader within a team: Ability to work independently and collectively
within a team, well organized, think proactively, possession of strong interpersonal
communication skills, and emotional intelligence.
● Dedication & responsibility: Willingness to work long hours and weekends, detailoriented, can balance multiple projects and work well under deadlines. Have a positive,
can-do attitude, problem-solving skills, and a desire to learn.
● Technical Skills: Strong skills in written communication, report writing, familiarity with
Westlaw (or similar) and Excel, and quantitative analysis.
● Research Experience: Demonstrated community or labor campaign research and/or a
degree in public policy, urban planning, environmental studies/health, or a related
field.

Terms of Employment: This is a full-time, salaried position with starting salary of $65,000, free
family health care, a 401(k) and generous time off, along with a range of other benefits. The
position does require work on nights and weekends. We are a proud union employer, and this
position is a bargaining unit position.

Application Process: Email cover letter, resume and contact information for three references in
a single PDF document to researchjob@LAANE.org. We will begin reviewing resumes on July 28
and will contact candidates we wish to interview at that time.

Affirmative Action: Women, LGBTQ, Black, Indigenous and People of Color are Strongly
Encouraged to Apply.

To apply for this job email your details to researchjob@LAANE.org

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