The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), a national not-for-profit association, established in 1863 & representing over 99,500 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services, is seeking a Grassroots Advocacy Coordinator for our Government Relations Division (GRD) located in Washington, D.C. The GRD advocates the Association’s policies & positions on federal legislative & regulatory issues that affect animal and human health and the veterinary profession. Our mission is to lead the profession by advocating for our members and advancing the science and practice of veterinary medicine to improve animal and human health.
Reporting to the GRD Director, this position will be responsible for the development, coordination, execution, and growth of AVMA’s grassroots program and grasstops Ambassador program in support of the Association’s policies and positions and to engage veterinarians in AVMA’s government affairs activities. They will work collaboratively with staff throughout the Association to increase member engagement and participation in these programs on both a federal and state level working with AVMA’s Congressional Advocacy Network (CAN), coordinating legislative fly-ins, conducting advocacy training, presentations and more.
Deadline for application is 5/15/22. Send resume with salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the AVMA:
Headquartered in Schaumburg, IL, with a Government Relations Division in Washington, D.C., the AVMA is structured to work for its members, and acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession and provides a number of benefits to its members, including information resources, state and federal advocacy, opportunities to address issues and affect policy that govern the profession and practice of veterinary medicine, continuing education opportunities, quality publications, and discounts on personal and professional products, programs and services. The work of the AVMA is carried out by a dedicated staff of over 170. The organization is governed by an 18-member Board of Directors and has a $45M+ annual operating budget.
Located in Schaumburg, Illinois, with an office in Washington, D.C., the AVMA is structured to work for its members and acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the veterinary profession. The AVMA provides many benefits to its members, including information resources; state and federal advocacy; opportunities to address issues affecting policies that govern the profession and practice of veterinary medicine; continuing education opportunities; quality publications; and discounts on personal and professional products, programs and services. The work of the AVMA is carried out by a dedicated staff of over 170. The organization is governed by an 18-member Board of Directors and has a $47M+ annual operating budget. Throughout the organization, we take pride in knowing that we make a difference. The AVMA provides excellent employee benefits, including generous health insurance, retirement and paid time-off plans. We enjoy a supportive, friendly and comfortable work environment where work/life balance is evident at every level. We work hard, grow and have fun! For more information, please visit www.avma.org.