Manager of Health Policy, PAC, and Grassroots Advocacy
|The Manager, Health Policy, PAC & Grassroots Advocacy is responsible for managing the day-to-day functions and activities related to government affairs and political advocacy, including the SIR’s Political Action Committee (SIRPAC), the Grassroots Leadership Training Program, and grassroots communication and engagement.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Build and manage the SIR Grassroots Advocacy Network of member physicians throughout the US that can be mobilized to advocate for SIR health policy and advocacy positions at the local, state, and national level.
Host regular Grassroots Advocacy Network webinars to educate and mobilize network members on SIR policy positions, advocacy activities, and calls to action.
Plan, manage, and support two Grassroots Leadership Training workshops per year for selected members, including Hill visits.
Assist Director of Government Affairs in managing SIRPAC, organizing political activities to align with advocacy goals and foster member engagement in advocacy.
Build and maintain relationships with key Congressional members and staff and attend fundraisers in coordination with Director of Government Affairs.
Maintain the SIRPAC website by updating news, issues, advocacy calls to action, donor listings, and periodic donor appreciation profiles.
Distribute SIRPAC funds as directed by the SIRPAC Board of Directors and the Director of Government Relations.
Serve as the key contact for members with health policy and advocacy inquiries.
Secondary Functions and Responsibilities
At the direction of the Director of Government Relations:
Develop and maintains relationships with government affairs staff at other medical specialty societies, as needed.
Monitor and act as a staff liaison to various health care associations, coalitions and organizations, as needed.
Assist in preparing the Government Relations budget annually. Manage the Grassroots Advocacy program within budget.
Participate in or lead interdepartmental staff teams to review existing or recommend new internal policies, as needed.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
About Society of Interventional Radiology
The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) is located in Fairfax, Virginia, SIR is a national organization (approx. 40 staff members) of physicians, scientists, and allied health professionals dedicated to improving public health through disease management and minimally invasive, image-guided therapeutic interventions. Today, SIR continues to maintain steady membership growth with more than 6,000 physician and allied health care members.
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Job posted: 2019-08-19