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Tennessee Justice Center

Health Policy, Program Manager

Tennessee Justice Center


Job Summary

For over 25 years, we at the Tennessee Justice Center (TJC) have been standing with vulnerable Tennessee families and helping them access basic necessities of life. We believe that all our neighbors have value and dignity, that all deserve the opportunity to thrive, and that our laws and public policy should reflect these shared values.  Every day our courageous team works hard on behalf of and in partnership with Tennessee individuals, families, and communities.

Do you want to join our fight?

We are looking to hire a Program Manager to develop and implement strategic campaign plans to oppose harmful health policies and advocate for policy solutions to address Tennessee’s urgent healthcare needs. If you’re a creative thinker, highly organized and enjoy building relationships, then this could be the ideal opportunity for you.

Job Responsibilities

Key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Developing and executing health policy campaign initiatives and project plans
  • Building and cultivating strategic relationships with state-wide partner organizations and grassroot advocates
  • Managing and monitoring grant deliverables, performance metrics, timelines and milestones
  • Creating written materials for distribution to partners, advocates, legislators and other constituents
  • Collaborating with the communications team to organize press conferences, actions, and events


This position might be for you if:

  • You are super organized and have experience managing complex projects
  • You have dogged determination and amazing problem-solving skills
  • You have never met a stranger and enjoy interacting with people daily
  • You have superb time management skills and have a high tolerance for chaos
  • You flourish on a small team where all hands-on deck is the norm

This position is even a better fit if:

  • You have graduated from a college or university
  • You have at least four years’ of professional work experience
  • You have worked with vulnerable individuals and families

Additional Information


The Tennessee Justice Center offers amazing co-workers, competitive salary and excellent benefits, including paid maternity/paternity leave, retirement plan contribution, and high quality medical, disability, and life insurance coverage. TJC is committed to equity and inclusion. People of color and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

For more information about Tennessee Justice Center, visit tnjustice.org. 

How to Apply

Send us your cover letter and resume via email to jobs@tnjustice.org.  Please include “Program Manager” in the subject line of the email.


  • Date Posted: March 2, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk; M-F