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Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

The Hunt Institute’s mission is to secure America’s future through quality public education. Since its establishment in 2001, the organization has emerged as a recognized and credible leader in the movement to transform American public education and a go-to source for reliable, objective, and timely information. The Institute works at the intersection of policy and politics, supporting state and national officials and empowering them to drive education reform. Its mandate is to inspire and equip elected officials and senior policymakers to make informed decisions that improve the lives of all children. The Institute’s primary audience is governors, legislators, and other elected and state-level policymakers.

Request for Proposals (RFP) Representation Services for State Route 11 and Otay Mesa East Port of Entry

The San Diego Association of Governments (“SANDAG”) is seeking proposals from qualified firms for professional services to provide representation services for the SR 11 and Otay Mesa East POE project (“Project”). SANDAG is looking for a firm or individual(s) that can provide the combination of skills and qualifications necessary to effectively interact with Congress; the Executive branch of the United States government; and other Departments of the United States Government. The selected firm or individual(s) also will represent and effectively advocate the interests of SANDAG for this Project to the Embassy of Mexico in Washington, D.C. and counterpart agencies in Mexico.

Government Relations Director, Grassroots and Advocacy

The AOA seeks a Director who reports to the Vice President of Public Policy. The Director serves in the AOA as the lead grassroots advocacy engineer to provide oversight and execution of a national grassroots programs. The Director oversees and initiates the concept, and design of the AOA’s advocacy efforts such as grassroots communications to policymakers on behalf of 96,000 osteopathic physicians. The Director augments the implementation of creative advocacy strategies that advance and strengthen the osteopathic medical profession by leveraging and growing grassroots support from 26,000 osteopathic medical students and 18,000 resident physicians.

Associate Director of Legislative Affairs

Prominent financial services trade association seeks a lobbyist with strong Democratic ties to establish/maintain relations with members of Congress, Congressional Committees and staffs; monitor federal legislation, Congressional activities, legislative initiatives of competing organizations; engage in legislative research/develop other pertinent background information/materials; develop/prepare witness statements, position papers, research reports and correspondence;  represent Association at political fundraising functions/other political activities; speak before various audiences regarding legislative issues; respond to inquiries from association members regarding the status/effect of various legislative initiatives. 

Associate, Research (Macro Policy)

Our Washington, DC office is seeking to expand its macro political and economic coverage by hiring a highly professional, entrepreneurial and ambitious Research Analyst to assist the Managing Director with research and analysis for the preparation of timely written reports for institutional investor clients.  The Research Analyst will report on political and economic trends, policy meetings, and legislative hearings, and analyze legislation and regulations with potential to impact the markets.  We are looking to hire a strong writer and researcher with a passion for politics, knowledge of legislative and regulatory rules and processes, and strong communication skills.

Federal Relations Associate, USC’s office of Federal Relations

USC’s office of Federal Relations is seeking a Federal Relations Associate to join its team. The Office of Federal Relations is located in Washington, D.C. The position will work closely with the Associate Senior Vice President to manage the advancement of the University federal advocacy priorities with respect to higher education policy, federal student aid and community outreach programs. This position will provide research analysis and communications support for interactions between University representatives and Congress, administration, federal agencies, higher education and affiliated organizations. This position will also manage the daily operations of the USC Federal Relations office to include implementation of all functions including budget preparation, travel, event planning, scheduling and serving as primary office liaison to visitors. The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

Executive Secretary

The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), headquartered in Washington, DC, has an immediate opening for an Executive Secretary to work for our Technical Assistance area. The selected candidate will be a highly accomplished senior administrative professional, and will work directly for the head of our Technical Assistance department. S/he will perform work of a highly confidential nature that requires comprehensive knowledge of organizational policies, practices and procedures. Sets up meetings and may act as proxy for supervisor. May supervise or lead lower level administrative or clerical staff.

Director, Federal Research Relations

Indiana University (IU),, seeks a Director of Federal Research Relations with responsibilities for managing the interaction and relationships between Indiana University units and the federal Executive branch, research organizations, professional societies and public policy organizations.  This position is located in Washington DC and requires frequent travel between Washington DC and Indiana.

Policy Director/Grant Manager

RCAP is a federally-funded nonprofit nationwide network comprised of a national office and six regional partners that provide direct technical assistance, training, and financial assistance to water and wastewater systems in small rural communities, many of which are economically disadvantaged.  Through its work, RCAP strives to improve environmental and community health; help rural communities comply with federal and state regulations and operate their infrastructure in a sustainable manner; and increase the capability of rural people to undertake other community development activities.

Assistant Director for Communications and Public Affairs

The Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking an Assistant Director for Communications and Public Affairs.  You will provide executive leadership to the development, planning, and implementation of the full span of BLM communication strategies, practices and initiatives to assure that the BLM mission is effectively produced and delivered.

VP, Federal Affairs

The VP, Federal Affairs will serve as a senior lobbyist in partnership with the SVP, Government Affairs and other members of the Government Affairs team to represent GPhA and its member company’s interests before Congress, the Administration, and The White House. The position will work primarily with leading democrats in Congress. The role is responsible for identifying public policy priorities, and devising and implementing federal affairs strategies to advance GPhA’s legislative, regulatory and political agenda.


Prominent financial services trade association seeks a lobbyist with strong Republican ties to establish/maintain relations with members of Congress, Congressional Committees and staffs; monitor federal legislation, Congressional activities, legislative initiatives of competing organizations; engage in legislative research/develop other pertinent background information/materials; develop/prepare witness statements, position papers, research reports and correspondence;  represent Association at political fundraising functions/other political activities; speak before various audiences regarding legislative issues; respond to inquiries from association members regarding the status/effect of various legislative initiatives. 

Governmental Affairs Representative Application Deadline: February 15, 2016

We are seeking an individual with the talent, passion and desire to help promote and grow the Nation’s leading upland wildlife habitat conservation organization. Pheasants Forever (PF) and Quail Forever (QF) have over 700 chapters and 150,000 members across the nation. The Governmental Affairs Representative is a new position that will be a key member of our governmental affairs team working on policy in areas including: farm and ranch conservation policy, natural resources, conservation funding and hunting.

Attorney Advisor Department of Commerce, Office of the General Counsel Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Legislation and Regulation

The Office of the General Counsel, Department of Commerce is seeking a junior or mid-level attorney to join the Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Legislation and Regulation.  The Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Legislation and Regulation provides legal assistance in support of legislative and regulatory matters across the Department of Commerce.

Manager, Regulatory Policy


The American Academy of Dermatology is seeking a Manager, Regulatory Policylocated in Washington, DC responsible formanaging the Academy’s activities in regulatory policy development. This position will monitor and analyze regulations across Federal agencies emanating from Federal legislation such as the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 (FDAAA); and the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA).Additionally the role is responsible for evaluating the impact of proposed Federal Health and Human Services (HHS) regulatory changes and developments on the practice of dermatology, including but not limited to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Government Accountability Office (GAO), and Institute of Medicine (IOM). The position will also monitor, analyze, and influence where appropriate proposed regulatory policy changes, and provide support to develop strategies spanning both private and public payers in dermatology.


Administrative Assistant II

The Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Commission (IIPRC) is seeking to fill a full-time Administrative Assistant employee position for our Washington, D.C. Office.

Supervisory Writer/Editor, Washington, D.C.

This position is located in the Office of the Administrator, Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), in Washington, D.C. The Supervisory Writer/Editor serves as an integral member of the Administrator's team of advisors and maintains a close relationship with the Administrator, Deputy Administrator and Executive Director. As a Supervisory Writer/Editor, you will be responsible for ensuring all internal and external correspondence reflects the views of the Administrator, Deputy Administrator, Executive Director and Secretary of Transportation.

Program Specialist II, CEO (Washington, DC)

This position is located in the Legislative Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations office of Los Angeles County's Chief Executive Office in Washington, DC.  This person will support advocacy efforts on legislative and regulatory issues of interest to L.A. County; establish and maintain working relationships with staff from the House of Representatives, Senate, Federal agencies, National Association of Counties, and other entities; and coordinate scheduling requests for visiting County elected officials and staff.

Manager, External Affairs

The Manager, External Affairs provides support in furthering the department’s mission of promoting the wireless industry’s position on policy issues at the federal and state level on behalf of, and in coordination with, CTIA’s members.  This position requires considerable substantive participation in department projects and initiatives.  The Manager assists the Director in outreach to third party partners for support of CTIA’s position on matters of public policy.  The Manager will also liaison with communities such as the accessibility community, the public safety community and the on-line safety community as directed by the Director, External Affairs.  In addition, the Manager will assist with the maintenance of the department’s grassroots Web site.  The Manager assists the senior team in the department with coordinating meetings, developing advocacy documents such as letters and testimony, gathering data and developing presentations and providing other assistance, as needed.  

Director of Federal Affairs

The individual in this position will assist with CAPG’s federal advocacy and government affairs functions on regulatory and legislative matters.  He/She will advocate for the policies and positions adopted by the CAPG Board of Directors and Public Policy Committee.  This position will report to CAPG’s Vice President of Federal Affairs.

Research Assistant

This position will provide research and administrative support for CAPG’s Washington, DC office.  The position will report to CAPG’s Vice President of Federal Affairs.

Research and Policy Analyst

The American Immigration Council is dedicated to promoting sensible and humane immigration policies that reflect American values, and ensuring that immigration law is interpreted and implemented in a manner that is fair and just. 

Our policy team works to shape a rational conversation on immigration and immigrant integration.  Through research and analysis, we provide policymakers, advocates, media, and the general public with accurate information about the role of immigrants and immigration policy in U.S. society. 


Make a difference in the federal government! The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) is looking for an experienced public affairs specialist to help communicate the mission of the ACHP and the importance of historic preservation in the lives of all Americans.

Senior Manager/Director, Federal Policy and Regulation, Health Reform & Policy

Avalere Health is a strategic advisory company whose core purpose is to create innovative solutions to complex healthcare problems. Based in Washington, D.C., the firm delivers actionable insights, business intelligence tools, and custom analytics for leaders in healthcare business and policy. Avalere's experts span 230 staff drawn from Fortune 500 healthcare companies, the federal government (e.g., CMS, OMB, CBO, and the Congress), top consultancies, and nonprofits. The firm offers deep substance on the full range of healthcare business issues affecting the Fortune 500 healthcare companies. As an Inovalon company (Nasdaq: INOV), Avalere’s focus on strategy is supported by outstanding data analytics that generate unique insights and meaningful business improvement. Through events, publications, and interactive programs, Avalere insights are accessible to a broad range of customers. For more information, visit, or follow us on Twitter @avalerehealth.

Graphic Designer

The Hill seeks a highly motivated, self-starting individual to join our growing politics and policy media organization. The Graphic Designer will work with the Marketing and Events departments. The Hill is looking for an ambitious designer to own our digital, event and print environments.

Art Director/UX Designer

The Hill seeks a highly motivated, self-starting Art Director/UX Designer to join our growing politics and policy media organization. We're seeking a team member to design and develop striking visuals – web pages, information visualization, digital ads, and interactive presentations to help our events and marketing teams.

Government Relations Sr. Manager, Organization 160 Albuquerque, NM

About Sandia
Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation. We are a world-class team of scientists, engineers, technologists, post docs, and visiting researchers all focused on cutting-edge technology, ranging from homeland defense, global security, biotechnology, and environmental preservation to energy and combustion research, computer security, and nuclear defense.

PAC Director

Come be a part of the American Nurses Association (ANA), the only full-service professional organization representing over 3.1 million registered nurses across the nation. The American Nurses Association (ANA) not only advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, it’s an excellent place to work.

In this highly visible role, the PAC Director is responsible for the overall strategic vision and execution of the American Nurses Association Political Action Committee’s fundraising, communications, branding, and compliance.  The PAC Director will assess the current activities, current engagement and fundraising practices and will recommend building new infrastructures and/or renovating existing programs in order to improve the overall PAC fundraising operations and revitalize the PAC program for the American Nurses Association.  The PAC Director will be charged with creating and solidifying a brand name for ANA-PAC in part by capitalizing upon the political process to assess whether such things as facilitating relationships on the Hill, analyzing the current political climate and its impact on the nursing industry, and determining the impact of legislation and regulations on a nurse’s everyday life could be positioned to increase the overall value of the ANA PAC to its members, thereby motivating more members to become engaged and to contribute to the PAC.

AVP, Federal Government Relations

Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) has an opening for an AVP, Federal Government Relations.
The AVP, Federal Government Relations (FGR) is a Democratic Senate and House Lobbyist with general lobbying responsibility on all PCI federal issues.  In addition, the AVP leads assigned PCI federal issues and has comprehensive responsibility for all aspects of those issues including planning, lobbying and reporting and coordination of coalitions, grassroots, and public affairs efforts.

Government Affairs and Communications Senior Associate

This position manages the grassroots/Government Affairs Network and the Premier Employee Political Action Committee, and supports the Public Affairs team on lobbying, policy and communication activities. The individual researches policy issues, writes communications and creates presentations, and assists in other ways to support advocacy efforts.  

Office Manager/Federal Government Relations

An agriculture corporation seeks an Office Manager/Federal Government Relations Assistant to join the team in their Washington, DC office.   Duties include managing the day to day operations of a small office, managing a Political Action Committee including filing monthly forms with the FEC, filing all lobbying disclosure reports for the company, requesting hill meetings for company executives, attending industry meetings, maintaining vote lists, and handling vendor and sublease communications.

Government Relations Counsel

The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), a national non-profit that advocates for enforcing our immigration laws and protecting American workers, seeks a candidate for its Government Relations Department. This position is responsible for furthering FAIR’s legislative agenda of enforcing immigration laws and protecting American workers. Responsibilities include identifying, tracking and analyzing legislative developments; monitoring Congressional committees; assisting with grassroots and some direct lobbying; drafting reports and fact sheets; obtaining legislative and political information; and otherwise generally assisting the advocacy work of FAIR’s Government Relations Department.

Chief Executive 

The American Immigration Council is seeking a dynamic and innovative leader to build on its exceptional record of increasing public understanding of immigration law and policy with an emphasis on advancing fundamental fairness and due process in our immigration system, as well as emphasizing the value of immigration to American society.

ACHA Chief Advocacy Officer

Position Summary
The American College Health Association (ACHA), a national nonprofit association serving as the nation’s principal leader for advancing the health of college students and campus communities, seeks a dynamic, self-motivated individual to act as its Chief Advocacy Officer (CAO). The CAO, a newly created position, will provide strategic and operational oversight of ACHA’s advocacy, communications, and fund development activities, and acts as the individual responsible for the strategic plan’s advocacy goals. In consultation with the ACHA Executive Committee and Executive Director, the CAO develops, manages, and executes ACHA’s advocacy agenda. The CAO also manages and supervises ACHA’s communications and public relations activities, publications, fund development efforts, and related activities that enhance or increase the value of ACHA membership. The CAO manages three direct reports (Communications Manager, Advocacy Coordinator, and Production and Web Coordinator) and serves as a member of the Senior Executive Team. 


The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, a powerful voice for working men and women, is seeking a National Communications Director to coordinate and manage a public relations and communications team to execute the external and internal communications strategies of the largest private sector union in the nation.  The UFCW is leading the fight to build worker power in our workplaces, communities and the political and legislative arenas to insure that workers and their families participate fully in the rewards of the economy they help sustain.