American Urological Association
Washington, DC

The American Urological Association (AUA) is the premier association for the advancement of urologic patient care.  AUA is actively recruiting a Government Relations and Advocacy Manager. This position will be located in our Washington, D.C. office with travel to our Linthicum, Maryland (near BWI airport) headquarters.

This position reports to the Director of Government Relations and Advocacy. This position is responsible for lobbying members of Congress and their staff and supporting the AUA’s comprehensive program for federal legislative activities affecting urology nationwide; monitors, analyzes, and influences legislative proposals that have the potential to affect the delivery of urologic care; educates legislators and key staff members regarding the AUA’s position on relevant issues.  In addition, this position is the primary point of contact and responsible for planning, managing and implementing the AUA’s Annual Urology Advocacy Summit; as well as organizing and overseeing other advocacy operations and activities; works to expand the AUA’s grassroots network of physician advocates.

AUA offers a rich total compensation package including competitive salary, medical, dental and prescription plans, two defined contribution retirement plans, flexible work schedules, and many more exciting benefits.

Make a decision to join our outstanding team at the American Urological Association.  Fax a resume and cover letter, indicating salary requirements to Randi Cremmins, Human Resources Manager: fax 410-689-3830 or via e-mail to hr@auanet.org.

The successful candidate:

BA required, preferably in political science, social science, or related field relevant to government or healthcare.

A minimum of 4 to 5 years of government relations experience required. Project management skills are also required. Capitol Hill experience not required but preferred.

Must be well organized, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and respond effectively to multiple staff members’ requests. Requires strong ability to effectively plan, organize and complete assignments on time.

Knowledge of government and regulatory process needed, including campaign finance law.

Must have ability to work independently and as part of a team in a collaborative manner under tight deadlines to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.

Excellent communications and interpersonal skills required.

Must be able to write clearly, concisely, and accurately and be capable of writing memoranda, drafting correspondence, white papers, and similar materials with limited to no supervision.

Familiarity with membership databases and MS Office suite, including, PowerPoint, Excel, etc. required.

Limited travel required (5 to 10 days per year).

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Job Posted: March 28, 2017
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