Legislative & Regulatory Affairs Coordinator

28 Jul, 2022


Legislative & Regulatory Affairs Coordinator

International Dairy Foods Association
Washington, D.C.

Legislative & Regulatory Affairs Coordinator 

This position is responsible for providing support to the Association’s legislative and regulatory  departments. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Research issues, finalize internal and external meeting notes, and report on  Congressional and regulatory hearings/proceedings 
  • Assist in preparing briefing materials and scheduling logistics for internal and  external meetings, legislative fly-ins/fly-outs and other events 
  • Assist in responding to requests for information from IDFA membership and  other industry partners 
  • Proofread and edit documents, draft correspondence, prepare PowerPoint  presentations and other documents 
  • Maintain and coordinate calendars, meetings (Zoom, Teams, and in-person)  contacts, expense reports and travel requirements for Senior Vice Presidents of  Legislative Affairs and Regulatory Affairs 
  • Maintain committee databases, department files and assist with keeping website  content updated 
  • Help track state legislation, upcoming political events and Congressional  schedule 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Requirements and Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 2-3 years’ relevant experience 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel,  PowerPoint, Teams). Knowledge of Zoom webinar platform is desired. 
  • Interest in food policy 
  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic 
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines at once 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent customer service 

Detail-oriented with excellent organizational and time management skills a must Some travel may be required (approx. 5% or less)

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Colin Newman, Chief of Staff at cnewman@idfa.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Job posted: 2022-07-28