Government Affairs Manager

16 Dec, 2020


Government Affairs Manager

Philadelphia, PA

Full Job Description

Assists the Vice President of Government Affairs in the execution and delivery of the government affairs strategy.


  • Assists the Vice President of Government Affairs with lobbying activities by attending legislative sessions, campaign fundraisers, legislative meetings, and maintaining legislative fundraiser records.
  • Acts as a liaison between the Association and Philadelphia City Council Members, staff, political campaigns, and other key stakeholders
  • Monitors Pittsburgh City Council and impactful legislation
  • Monitors, tracks, and analyzes legislation and policies that impact the Association’s objectives
  • Completes local and state lobbying disclosure and campaign finance reports
  • Drafts memos and emails to keep the membership updated.
  • Attends Association functions and events.
  • Assists with the PAA Government Affairs Committee by preparing agendas & keeping records of meetings
  • Assists the Vice President of Government Affairs with the administration of the PAA PAC
  • Performs routine office support tasks as required, such as maintaining information on Association website, drafting and editing documents including letters and reports, copying and scanning documents.


  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, planning or related area; related graduate degree preferred.
  • Travel is required throughout the state of Pennsylvania with some overnight stays.
  • Relevant product and industry knowledge helpful but not required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively cultivate relationships with legislators, prospects, members, volunteers and community stakeholders
  • Ability to organize, plan and prioritize workload involving multiple projects at one time
  • Ability to communicate effectively to diverse audiences
  • Strong ability to work independently and as part of a team in fast-paced, changing environment
  • Results-oriented and willingness to be accountability to measurable goals
  • Must have the ability to foster the values of member relations and quality assurance in customer service

Time Commitment
Full-time exempt staff member based in the Philadelphia PA area. Seasonal, evening and weekend work required. Please email us your resume and salary requirements.

Job Type: Full-time

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Job posted: 2020-12-16