Summary: The analyst, government affairs will be responsible for legislative analysis, technical assistance, and other activities to support ASTHO’s federal government affairs efforts.
Attends and provides high-level summaries about Congressional hearings, briefings, and other events with Congress and the Administration.
Assists in the development of legislative alerts in collaboration with the government affairs team to ensure content is accurate, timely, and relevant.
Conducts legislative analysis on priority legislation.
Supports preparations of ASTHO members for Congressional hearings including the development of background documents.
Develops and maintains relevant materials and links for the website and my.ASTHO pages.
Supports activities of the ASTHO Government Relations Committee.
Assists with contract administration including development, expense tracking, payment, and tracking of deliverables.
Assists with planning and implementation of ASTHO’s annual advocacy day including collaboration across the organization; scheduling meetings for state health officials; and developing documents and related training material.
Supports the management of the ASTHO Public Health Leader Roundtable convenings.
Schedules conference calls, creates and/or distributes minutes from conference calls to support the ASTHO government relations committee.
Provides administrative support to senior leadership of the team including managing calendar, printing, and on-site support for meetings.
Collects, enters, and updates data for operations plans, communications metrics, sign-on letters, technical assistance and other data for team review.
Performs research and prepares briefing materials, including state and territorial advocacy fact sheets.
Attends coalition meetings and partner meetings on an as needed basis.
Collaborates across the GA/PR/SHP team to ensure cohesion and alignment of activities and messaging.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in political science, communications or policy preferred.
1-3 years experience working on Capitol Hill preferred.
Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite virtual meeting and collaboration platforms
Excellent interpersonal skills,
Ability to manage multiple and diverse priorities with positive outcomes.