Director of State Government Affairs
|Position Overview: The Director is one of two staff persons responsible for implementing and managing state legislative, regulatory, and grassroots activities of NAPEO through traveling to individual states as directed by the Senior Director of State Government Affairs.
NAPEO represents a dynamic and growing industry, and we foster an energetic, collaborative, and supportive workplace environment. Careers at NAPEO provide ample opportunities for growth, education, and development. NAPEO offers a comprehensive suite of benefits for full time employees including health, dental, vision, 401k, flex spending, generous PTO, free parking, and more. NAPEO is an equal opportunity employer.
To Apply: Please send your cover letter, salary requirements and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Position Requirements: Must have excellent organizational, negotiating, verbal and written communication skills. Must have experience with legislative and regulatory processes common to state governments and a working knowledge of lobbying strategies, ethics restrictions and requirements. Must have the ability to handle multiple and demanding tasks simultaneously on tight deadlines. Must have the ability to travel frequently (approximately 40 percent) to states to lobby on behalf of NAPEO. Must have the ability to establish and maintain professional and effective working relationships with NAPEO members, NAPEO staff, government officials, lobbyists, and consultants and the ability to determine what issues are important to the membership. Must have prior state government, state lobbying or trade association experience. Knowledge of state insurance laws, state health laws and state implementation of the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act, as well as relationships with state insurance departments and state health departments and HHS, a plus. Knowledge and understanding of industry operations and trends preferred. Bachelor’s degree or higher required.
Positively affect policy/change in targeted states each year:
Develop and manage active member involvement in NAPEO state government affairs:
General administration and other duties as assigned:
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Job posted: 2019-03-26