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Government Affairs Analyst
North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA)
Summary of Position: The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), a prominent Washington D.C. association devoted to supporting the work of U.S. state and territorial securities regulators, is seeking a Government Affairs Analyst to join NASAA’s Policy and Government Affairs Department (Department). The position will report to NASAA’s Director of Policy and Government Affairs, and Policy Counsel (Director) and be based in NASAA’s Washington, D.C. office. NASAA permits employees with satisfactory performance to work up to 3 days remotely pursuant to the terms of a telecommuting agreement between the employee and NASAA. This position offers a competitive compensation package, including medical and dental benefits; disability insurance; life insurance; and 401(k) retirement plan options.
The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience tracking, analyzing, and summarizing state or federal legislation relating to securities regulation or a related policy area. The successful candidate must have strong research and communication skills, the ability to work collaboratively with NASAA’s staff and members and external stakeholders, a personal commitment to investor protection and responsible capital formation, and a desire to work in an association environment. This position may be filled at various levels depending on the experience and job skills of the successful candidate.
Your responsibilities as the Government Affairs Analyst will include the following:
- Advance NASAA’s Strategic Plan and contribute ideas for the Department’s annual goals.
- Contribute to NASAA’s efforts to maintain and execute NASAA’s Federal Policy Agenda.
- Monitor, track, and analyze state and federal legislation.
- Prepare advanced or final versions of communications such as periodic legislative updates for NASAA members, the Department’s activity reports for NASAA members, letters to Congress, advisories for NASAA members on a policy topic, text for social media posts, and agendas for meetings of NASAA committees.
- Maintain NASAA resources such as the legislative commentaries for NASAA’s model state legislation.
- Support content development for NASAA’s annual Public Policy Symposium.
- Support the organization and execution of NASAA’s annual Hill Day.
- Support scheduling of internal and external meetings.
- Help maintain contact lists for NASAA’s non-media stakeholders including Congressional contacts and trade associations.
- Help respond to NASAA member requests regarding legislation.
- Provide support to NASAA colleagues and members as requested.
- Establish and continuously strive to accomplish professional goals by taking advantage of the Department’s dedicated time for professional development and NASAA’s Professional Development Policy.
- Perform other general duties as assigned.
To be considered for Government Affairs Analyst position, you must:
- Have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
- Possess a bachelor’s degree. A relevant advanced degree is preferred.
- Be proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
- Be proficient in, or able to learn quickly, legislative tracking tools such as PoliticoPro.
- Be knowledgeable about, or able to learn quickly, the securities regulatory framework in the United States and state and federal legislative processes.
- Be available when needed, particularly when Congress is in session, to complete tasks outside of regular work hours.
- Be available for occasional travel to meetings and conferences.
To be considered for an interview, please submit a resume. Cover letters and writing samples are encouraged. Final candidates for the position may be asked to complete a writing test. References will not be contacted without prior notice to you.
NASAA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws, regulations, or ordinances. We are committed to diversity in the workplace and promote a drug-free environment.
Job posted: 2023-09-08