National trade association in Washington, DC is seeking a Government Affairs Coordinator to support busy department in a team environment. Key responsibilities include:
Provide support to the VP of Government Affairs, and the lobbying staff on issue advocacy, grassroots engagement, maintenance and updates to congressional scorecards, and organizational support for the Government Affairs department; support in the planning and execution of advocacy committee meetings; develop and maintain advocacy content for the Government Affairs portion of website; assist with preparing and filing lobbying disclosure, and other compliance documents; assist ACEC’s political programs, including PAC record-keeping related to disbursements and receipts, and other related tasks; assist GA staff with administrative support related to Annual Convention, tracking Congressional Hill visits, working with state coordinators, and facilitating issue briefing material production. Some policy work possible depending on ability, interest and experience of the candidate.
Requirements: BA/BS and 1-2 years relevant experience preferred. Some Capitol Hill experience a plus. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and Outlook required. Experience with Netforum and Aristotle databases a plus. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills required. Attention to detail, highly self-organized, ability to “multi-task,” and work well under pressure. Competitive salary, excellent benefits and close to Metro location. E-mail resume and cover letter, including salary history to: HR@acec.org.
The national office of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), with a staff of 42 and approximately $16 million budget, undertakes advocacy and business programs for more than 5,000 member firms, in association with 51 state and regional councils.