Director, Public Policy

Are you searching for a job with purpose? This is your opportunity to contribute your skills and passion to a national non-profit working to build better lives for individuals and families with mental illness.  NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Since NAMI’s beginning in 1979, we have established ourselves through dedication, commitment and an unceasing belief in our mission to strengthen communities and help those in need. The heart of NAMI is our unrivaled grassroots network of volunteers in communities across the nation. Through our united support, education, advocacy and awareness efforts, NAMI is at the forefront, a recognized force in urging new ideas and solutions to improve lives.NAMI currently has an opening for a Director of Public Policy. This position will be responsible for providing analysis of federal and state legislation and regulatory activity that impacts people with mental health conditions and their families. The Director will articulate NAMI’s key policy positions and advance priorities for mental health coverage, financing, and quality in Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial health plans. The Director will also work to advance policy goals for mental health recovery services and supports.

Digital Strategist and Grassroots Director

The Digital Strategist and Grassroots Director will be a senior member of the Corporate Communications Department, responsible for driving the strategy and execution of DraftKings’ grassroots advocacy campaigns.The Digital Strategist and Grassroots Director will harness the passion and loyalty that DraftKings’ customers have for playing daily fantasy sports into a groundswell of advocacy to support the passage of DFS legislation.The successful candidate will excel in developing cross-channel digital campaigns that include email strategy and segmentation, social media and content development. She / he will be an expert in channel management, message formation, content curation, digital advocacy advertising, audience building, community management and analytics.

Refugee Policy-Fellow for Persecuted Religious Minors

Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS), is seeking a Refugee Policy-Fellow for Persecuted Religious Minors who will assist the Advocacy Office in expanding its capacity to conduct outreach to the new Administration and the 115th Congress, on religious minorities who are fleeing persecution. Reporting to the Refugee Advocacy Officer, you will engage with LIRS staff members and LIRS constituencies, networks, and coalition partners.Located in LIRS’s Washington DC Advocacy office, this a part-time (less than 20 hours per week) opportunity for a duration not to exceed six months with an expected state date of January 2018. The intern will be compensated $15 per hour and is not benefits eligible.

Assistant Vice President and Regulatory Counsel

Independent Community Bankers of America Independent Community Bankers of America, the nation’s voice for nearly 6,000 community banks of all sizes and charter types, is dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and its membership through effective advocacy, best-in-class education, comprehensive compliance tools and high-quality products and services. The Assistant Vice President and Regulatory Counsel supports ICBA’s advocacy efforts by representing the association and advocating its policy positions before the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and other regulatory agencies and policy makers regarding federal consumer financial rules.  

Advisor to the President

The University Of Maryland, Baltimore is seeking an Advisor to the President.  This position is responsible for providing professional, high-level staffing of the president and his agenda on a daily basis.  The tasks included are planning and coordinating long- and short-term projects in the university’s priority areas; and acting as a liaison between the president’s executive office and others, particularly on internal, oftentimes confidential, matters requiring tact, discretion, and judgment. The position will work closely with the Vice President and Chief Communications Officer/Special Assistant to the President and the Senior Director of Leadership Communications to ensure efficient and seamless continuum of support for the President.  This position will be privy to specialized, sensitive, and private confidential information, conversations, and communications.

Public Affairs Manager

The Public Affairs Manager will write, edit and proofread communications materials including news releases, statements, speeches, op-eds, industry communications, design copy, web content, and occasionally social media content. The position will manage a broad range of issues and projects in coordination with the Vice President of Public Affairs & Communications, including recruiting, educating, and activating third parties to engage on issues that impact the industry.

Associate Director Federal Relations – Washington DC

The Associate Director Federal Relations assists the DC Office leadership to advance The Joint Commission’s government relations agenda by; 1) establishing and maintaining relationships with federal policymakers and influencers; 2) helping to ensure that public policymakers understand and appreciate The Joint Commission’s contribution to national quality and safe care; 3) identifying opportunities to add new, or improve upon existing, partnerships with federal agencies; 4) keeping central office staff informed about policy development that affects Joint Commission programs; and 4) helping to implement the Joint Commission’s advocacy agenda.

Director for its Federal Affairs department

The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a national trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers, currently has an opportunity for Director for its Federal Affairs department located in Washington, D.C.  ACC represents its members on public policy issues; coordinates the industry’s research and testing programs; and administers Responsible Care®, the industry’s environment, health, safety and security performance improvement initiative.  

Manager, Federal Government Relations

The position is responsible for supporting SC Johnson’s efforts to influence U.S. public policy impacting SC Johnson’s business and operations, and for maintaining effective working relationship with officials and staff of various branches of government, as well as other individuals who may influence the development of public policy. The position reports to the Senior Director – Global Government Relations, based in Racine, Wisconsin.

Health Policy Manager

Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, national health law firm, is seeking a Health Policy Manager to conduct regulatory and legislative research and analysis, draft summaries and comment letters according to client interests, and advise on the development of policy positions and advocacy strategy for national healthcare, rehabilitation and disability clients and coalitions.

Government Affairs Representative III

As the Government Affairs Representative III, you maintain effective working relationships with governmental agencies and organizations that have direct impact on the Airports Authority.

PAC Director, Government Affairs CTIA – The Wireless Association

The CTIA PAC Director will be primarily responsible for the growth, compliance, and management of the CTIA Political Action Committee in a fast-paced political environment. The position reports to the Sr. Vice President, Government Affairs, and must ensure the sound financial management and compliance of the PAC with applicable federal campaign finance and election laws.

Policy Research Associate

The Policy Research Associate is responsible for contributing research, writing, and analytical thinking to several key aspects of the Policy Team’s work that advance NCLD’s policy agenda.

Vice President, Labor, Legal and Regulatory Policy

The National Association of Manufacturers seeks an experienced labor, legal and regulatory policy professional to join its dynamic and effective policy and government relations team. The Vice President, Labor, Legal and Regulatory Policy is a member of the NAM leadership team and works directly with member companies, government agencies, Congress, industry coalitions and pro-business advocacy groups in advancing the NAM agenda. The position manages and coordinates internal committees and external coalitions to formulate the association’s positions and policies on labor, legal reform and regulatory issues. The position is also responsible for communicating the association’s agenda in public forums and speaking engagements. Position provides departmental leadership and manages assigned staff members.

Federal Relations Specialist – Washington DC

This position identifies, analyzes and tracks national and federal health-related information in support of The Joint Commission’s goals and priorities. Supports the Washington Office staff in their legislative, public policy daily, important and regulatory work so that The Joint Commission is aware of, and up-to-date on significant issues, regulations, and other relevant information that would affect its advocacy, policymaking, standards development, survey operations and other strategic initiatives important to The Joint Commission.

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