|General Summary||The Sr. Director of State Affairs is responsible for: (1) leading state government relations efforts across all 50 states; (2) monitoring developments in the state affairs environment; (3) ensuring a solid policy foundation for state affairs efforts; (4) representing the Association in relevant state affairs coalitions; and, (5) maintaining compliance with relevant legal obligations.
This position reports to the Chief Public Policy Officer and will be based at the Association’s office in Washington D.C.
|Essential Job Functions||The Sr. Director of State Affairs is responsible for ensuring that the following responsibilities are accomplished, either directly or by delegation:
Managing state government relations efforts by:
Monitoring developments in the state affairs environment by:
Maintaining a foundation for effective state affairs by:
Representing the Alzheimer’s Association in appropriate state affairs coalitions.
Ensuring compliance with legal obligations assumed by the Alzheimer’s Association in the execution of the above responsibilities.
|Minimum Requirements||KEY SUCCESS FACTORS:
The Alzheimers Association seeks a collaborative, proactive, self-starter who is passionate about our mission and vision of A World Without Alzheimer’s. Key success factors for this role include strong interpersonal skills and extensive knowledge of the workings of state governments. The successful candidate will be independent, adaptable, able to reprioritize and shift gears quickly and be comfortable in a high-pressure environment. Eloquent yet succinct communication and public speaking skills are essential. In addition, s/he must possess an exceptional capacity to network and build coalition support, impeccable attention to detail, as well as the ability and desire to work in a fast-paced dynamic and collegial setting.
This position will require frequent travel (mostly domestic). Must possess valid driver’s license and good driving record.
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We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer’s Association.
Job Posted: March 12, 2017