International Fragrance Association, North America (IFRANA)
Washington, DC

JOB SUMMARY
This position serves the policy and regulatory compliance needs of International Fragrance Association, North America (IFRANA)’s membership. This position supports the Director, Regulatory Affairs & Science Policy and the Director, Government Affairs & Legal. This position reports to the Director, Government Affairs & Legal.

RESPONSIBILITIES

•    Monitor, review, and analyze legislative and regulatory developments and other publications for relevancy and impact on the fragrance industry and communicate same to IFRANA members
•    Develop summaries and other tools to aid IFRANA members with compliance to local, state, and federal policy and regulatory matters
•    Provide regulatory compliance assistance to association members via telephone, written communications, and, when necessary, through visits to member locations
•    Monitor the Federal Register for regulations affecting fragrance materials and fragrance mixtures and provide analysis to IFRANA members
•    Monitor and report on developments in key states and in Canada concerning association priority issues
•    Serve as a contact for relevant association committees
•    Attend on IFRANA’s behalf and report on meetings of government agencies and industry coalitions
•    Assist with the planning and organizing of IFRANA’s Lobby Day and advocacy events
•    Assist in the development of regulatory and legislative content for the IFRANA website and newsletter

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
•    Bachelor’s degree, degree in sciences valued. Must have capability to learn and advocate on behalf of technical industries
•    3+ years related experience, e.g., in an association, lobbying firm or corporate government relations office. Capitol Hill experience valued
•    Understanding of US regulatory system, familiarity with EPA, FDA valued as is health and safety policy experience
•    Comfortable working in small staff environment and being hands-on with both vision and execution of initiatives

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as developed interpersonal skills
•    Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and to prioritize duties
•    Strong organizational and analytical skills
•    Dedication to member needs. Customer service experience valued
•    Ability to handle confidential information
•    Sound administrative skills and proficiency in Office software

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit a cover letter and resume jobs@ifrana.org.

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Job Posted: January 28, 2017
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