Advocacy Manager

29 Jul, 2019

Jobs

Advocacy Manager

Organization for International Investment
Washington, DC
The Organization for International Investment (OFII) is seeking an enthusiastic individual to implement the organization’s proactive advocacy initiatives. Working independently, yet in coordination with OFII’s policy directors, the advocacy manager will own the day-to-day operations of the organization’s proactive advocacy initiatives, spending much of his or her time connecting with OFII member companies, congressional offices and administration contacts in pushing OFII’s policy agenda forward.  

As the only organization focused exclusively on supporting the international business community in Washington, D.C., OFII ensures that policymakers at the federal, state and local level understand the critical role that foreign direct investment (FDI) plays in America’s economy. OFII advocates for fair, non-discriminatory treatment of foreign-based companies and promotes policies that will encourage them to establish U.S. operations, which in turn increases American employment and U.S. economic growth.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Manage important proactive advocacy initiatives like growing the Global Investment in America Congressional Caucus and other externally-focused projects
  • As part of the lobbying team, support OFII’s policy directors, including meeting with congressional staff, providing updates to member companies, and assisting with dynamic OFII events and initiatives
  • Plan and execute membership meetings and advocacy events
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least two years of congressional experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive organizational skills, with excellent follow through and positive attitude in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in work
  • Command of Microsoft Office
  • Interest in international trade, tax and commerce a plus
This is a full-time position based in Washington, D.C., offering compensation commensurate with experience.
 
Please email your cover letter and resume to Stephanie M. Minor, director, finance & operations, at opportunities@ofii.org. In the subject line, please state: “Advocacy Manager.”
 
No phone calls, please.

Job posted: 2019-07-29