Legislative Affairs Coordinator

29 Apr, 2019


Legislative Affairs Coordinator

International Dairy Foods Association
Washington, DC
This position is responsible for providing support to the Association’s legislative department and executive office.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain and coordinate calendars, contacts, expense reports and travel requirements for the legislative department
  • Assist in preparing briefing materials and scheduling logistics for federal legislative fly-ins, PAC events, and internal and external meetings
  • Draft, revise and publish articles and communications for Association’s website, social media and other platforms
  • Prepare and summarize a weekly compilation of news stories for distribution to membership
  • Research issues, finalize meeting notes, and report on congressional hearings
  • Proof and edit legislative department correspondence; maintain department files
  • Coordinate the legislative department’s online resources, committee databases and subscriptions


Job Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to perform complex tasks and to prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced deadline-oriented environment
  • A high degree of responsibility, initiative and professionalism
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals
  • Proficient in computer and web skills, including but not limited to Microsoft products (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Excellent customer service
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1 to 3 years of experience
About IDFA
The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), Washington, D.C., represents the nation’s dairy manufacturing and marketing industry, which supports nearly 3 million jobs that generate more than $161 billion in wages and has an overall economic impact of more than $628 billion. IDFA members range from multinational organizations to single-plant companies. Together they represent approximately 90 percent of the milk, cultured products, cheese, ice cream and frozen desserts produced and marketed in the United States and sold throughout the world. The diverse membership includes numerous food retailers, suppliers and companies that offer infant formula and a wide variety of milk-derived ingredients. Visit IDFA at www.idfa.org.
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Job posted: 2019-04-29