Washington, DC based association management firm seeks association professional to serve as Director, Legislative & Regulatory Affairs for a client. 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.
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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
This position will require 10-15% domestic travel throughout the year.
This is a largely sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.
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 like-minded 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)
About Association Management Strategies, Inc.
Association Management Strategies, Inc. is a full-service accredited association management company providing management expertise and administrative services to industry associations, coalitions, professional societies, trade shows and other special events. AMS tailors its services to meet the goals, needs and budget of each of its clients. The result is a true business partnership that is built for success.