Manager of Political and Grassroots Advocacy

28 Oct, 2019


Manager of Political and Grassroots Advocacy

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Washington, DC


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women’s health care in Washington, DC, is currently seeking a Manager of Political and Grassroots Advocacy to execute grassroots and political strategies to develop state and Congressional support for legislative priorities and operate grassroots programs and initiatives. The Manager of Politcal and Grassroots Advocacy will also be responcible for executing fundraising strategies for Ob-GynPAC and ensure compliance for all Ob-GynPAC contributions and disbursements; event planning of annual Congressional Leadership Conference and other meetings; oversee PAC and grassroots databases and websites.


  • Assist with all Ob-GynPAC and ACOG advocacy efforts, including external outreach and internal operations.
  • Assist with developing and implementing Ob-GynPAC fundraising strategy, including managing Ob-GynPAC promotion and messaging, digital and in-person PAC fundraising opportunities, and giving-level and high-donor incentive programs.
  • Assist with developing ACOG grassroots advocacy strategy, including issue-specific activity and broader evolution of legislative and political advocacy among ACOG members.
  • Create Ob-GynPAC and Grassroots advocacy correspondence and materials for mailing.
  • Assist with developing Ob-GynPAC political strategy, including researching Congressional and State candidates, especially health care providers, vetting candidates requesting Ob-GynPAC support, and track races.
  • Assist with drafting and sending legislative action alerts and advocacy email blasts to Members via Engage.
  • Manage grassroots database (Engage), fundraising database (NGP), and Ob-GynPAC information in ACOG’s membership database (NetForum) and conduct necessary data imports and exports.
  • Assist with planning the Annual Congressional Leadership Conference, including developing agenda and broader grassroots advocacy, event planning, and coordinating attendee registration, sponsorship, participation, and meetings with Members of Congress. Attend and staff this conference.
  • Plan Ob-GynPAC fundraising events and organize PAC and advocacy efforts and materials for Congressional Leadership Conference, Annual Clinical Meeting, and Annual District Meetings. Travel to meetings as necessary.
  • Manage McCain and Gellhaus Fellowship Programs, including assisting with scheduling meeting, events, and visits with their Members of Congress.
  • Ensure Ob-GynPAC contributions and disbursements meet Federal Election Commission requirements.
  • Coordinate Ob-GynPAC dues payments, both personal and corporate, with Accounting and Membership Departments. Oversee temporary staff to assist in dues processing.
  • Assist with processing Ob-GynPAC campaign contributions, for both federal and state candidates and committees.



  • Bachelors Degree required
  • At least five (5) years of related professional experience
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Publisher, Excel, database and website management
  • Strong organizational, writing, and communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work on multiple projects
  • Flexibility to work outside of standard business hours
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Interest in physician issues and legislative advocacy required


About ACOG

Home to more than 58,000 women’s health care professionals, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a membership organization leading advancements in women’s health. When you become part of the ACOG team, you’re part of an organization that values communicating evidence-based, peer-reviewed information about women’s health to members and the general public. ACOG supports its members by maintaining authoritative clinical guidance, providing continuing medical education resources, patient education materials and more. Together with our members, we are working to transform the future of women’s health by delivering a compelling member experience, supporting the ob-gyn profession, and advocating for improved women’s health.


Our Perks

Paid Parental Leave – Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace –  Flexible work schedule –  Commuting Allowance – Generous Paid Time Off – Holiday Pay – Life Insurance – Community Volunteering Opportunities – Generous 401(k) Company Contributions – Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance – Learning Opportunities and Tuition Reimbursement – Company-Sponsored Team Outings – and more!



ACOG is an EEO employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. As a federal government contractor and in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders, the College takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants and employees covered are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, national origin, sex (gender), age, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, personal appearance, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic that is protected by applicable law. For more information about your equal employment opportunity rights, please view this poster: EEO is the Law. The College also participates in E-Verify.

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Job posted: 2019-10-28