Position: Director, Legislative & Regulatory Affairs
Posted: October 2019
Salary: Based on qualifications and experience
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports to: Executive Director
Closing Date: Open until filled
Location: Washington, DC


Summary
Washington, DC based association management firm seeks association professional to serve as Director, Legislative & Regulatory Affairs. As a member of the client leadership team, this position will report directly to the Executive Director. The Director, Legislative & Regulatory Affairs will provide review and analysis of proposed legislation, prepare public comments/testimony on regulations, represent the association’s policy position in public forums, coordinate with industry trades and stakeholders on strategic initiatives and manage committees. Full benefits including health, dental and short-term disability insurance, flextime, vacation policy, 10 paid holidays and 401K. Position available immediately.

Submission
Submit cover letter, resume, salary history and references through BambooHR.

Disclaimer
Phone calls will not be accepted. Contact from recruitment agencies will also not be accepted.

Responsibilities
I. Lead public policy initiatives
• Review legislation impacting client and coordinate with members
• Develop formal and information comments/testimony on regulations
• Represent client before regulatory bodies
• Coordinate with other trade associations and stakeholders on issues impacting the industry
• Develop materials needed for member/trade advocacy efforts
• Lead work of policy committees

II. Develop and implement strategic initiatives
• Coordinate with Executive Director on strategy development
• Engage with industry trade associations, vendors and staff
• Build partnerships to implement strategy, and assist with execution of selected approach
• Develop messaging for members

III. Oversee membership compliance
• Review legislative requirements for members
• Work with staff to communicate compliance deadlines

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree, J.D. a plus
• A minimum of seven years’ experience
• Familiarity with the pharmaceutical industry or product stewardship program a plus
• Experience building coalitions of likeminded stakeholders in the public policy arena
• Experience leading committees/workgroups and the ability to make decisions on behalf of a client
• Experience managing and implementing all aspects of a broad-spectrum project
• Comfortable in a fast-paced environment and able to manage multiple projects
• Exceptional problem-solving capabilities and resourceful under pressure
• Ability to work both in a team environment and independently
• Proven ability to seek and reach consensus in conflict ridden situations
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written); including ability to present and speak in public
• Outstanding customer service and ability to work with members in person, on the phone and electronically
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Travel
This position will require 10-15% domestic travel throughout the year.

ADA Specifications
This is a largely sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

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