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Policy and Government Affairs Manager
National Taxpayers Union is seeking a Policy and Government Affairs Manager to join our team representing taxpayers’ interests on Capitol Hill. The primary responsibility of this position is to analyze policies and execute outreach strategies on several key issues such as tax, appropriations, IRS reform, and various regulatory issues of interest to NTU. Job duties will include tracking and analyzing federal policy developments; drafting letters, op-eds, and issue briefs; sending regular communications to public officials and other stakeholders informing them of NTU’s policy stances; and meeting with legislators, taxpayer groups, and other organizations to advocate on behalf of taxpayers. Limited work on state and local policy is also possible. This position is based in Washington, DC, and will report to the Executive Vice President.
Annual salary range is $60,000 to $90,000, depending on experience and qualifications. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of relevant experience on Capitol Hill, in a government agency, or at a think tank or advocacy organization.
The following skills and qualities are necessary to be successful in this position:
-Motivated and independent;
-A creative thinker;
-Passionate about advocating for lower taxes, less spending, and free markets;
-Strong verbal and written communications skills to be able to effectively convey NTU’s message;
-Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; and
-Willingness to do light travel as necessary.
Founded in 1969, National Taxpayers Union proudly serves as the “Voice of America’s Taxpayers,” fighting to ensure that all Americans are able to pursue their dreams without the heavy hand of government holding them back. NTU is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit, nonpartisan citizen group whose supporters work every day for lower taxes and smaller government at all levels.
Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, three writing samples (minimum of 500 words each), and at least two professional references to: Sylvia Carranza (firstname.lastname@example.org). While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. No phone calls please.
Job posted: 2022-08-23