Public Policy Intern

Location: Remote

Job Posted
Jan 15, 2024
Company: LeafLink

Company & Role Overview


About LeafLink

The Role

What You'll Be Doing

  • Track legislative and regulatory proposals covering a wide range of issues impacting the cannabis industry at all levels of government.
  • Conduct legislative and regulatory research and produce memos and talking points.
  • Support LeafLink's engagement with state and federal trade associations and with external partners.
  • Draft and format written deliverables and other materials as assigned.
  • Assist in the upkeep of internal public policy materials (e.g., trackers, timelines, etc.)
  • Work strategically with cross-functional colleagues to support the work of the Public Policy team.

What You'll Bring to the Team

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, not required.
  • Experience researching, analyzing, and evaluating policy issues, rules, regulations, and legislation.
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex information to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong skills in advocacy and using spoken and written rhetoric to persuade and inform.
  • Interest in the intersection of cannabis and policy.

LeafLink Perks & Benefits

  • $18/hour (max 30 hours/week)
  • If in NYC, daily in-office lunch stipend

Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

Career Advancement, Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Flexible Time Off / Unlimited Vacation, Free Snacks / Drinks, Inclusive Environment, Life Insurance, Lunch & Learns, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Time Off, Paid Time Off to Volunteer, Relaxed / Casual Dress Code, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, Summer Fridays, Work From Home / Remote

Working Environment

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About LeafLink

LeafLink is the unified B2B cannabis platform, empowering thousands of licensed cannabis brands and retailers across North America with the tools and technology they need to streamline ordering, payments, and logistics.