Senior Manager, State Government Affairs

17 Jul, 2021

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Senior Manager, State Government Affairs

Association for Accessible Medicines
Washington, DC

Job Summary: The Senior Manager, State Government Affairs is responsible for assisting the State Government
Affairs (SGA) team with strategic, operational, and administrative support required to achieve the Association for
Accessible Medicine’s (AAM) objectives. The role manages the tracking of state legislation, administrative
regulations, regulatory board meetings, and responds to member requests as well as interacting and developing
relationships with state government representatives and regulators on behalf of AAM.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Develop a working knowledge of how state legislation, regulations, and practices impact access to generic
and biosimilar medicines.
• In coordination with the SGA team, work to foster views favorable to generic and biosimilar medicines in
assigned states.
• Proactively assist and provide administrative support to the SGA team. Responsibilities include, but are
not limited to, maintaining legislative calendars; drafting agendas and coordinating state conference calls
and meetings; and, drafting a and distributing a weekly newsletter of legislative activity.
• Create and maintain state legislative and regulatory tracking documents, including issue maps, side-byside charts, and legislative analysis . Create and maintain a database to track pharmacy board meetings
and agendas.
• Assist the SGA team with the development and maintenance of state materials including, but not limited
to: advocacy materials, fact sheets, talking points, testimony, policy one-pagers, and letters.
• Assist state consultants and external stakeholders by providing AAM positions and information.
• Perform other duties as assigned consistent with the goals of AAM.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including writing bill summaries and weekly reports.
• Exceptional interpersonal skills, a focused listener
• Exceptional time-management and organizational skills.
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously; meet established deadlines
• A positive attitude and professional demeanor.
• Exemplary customer interaction with association members, consultants, and other stakeholders.
• A high degree of personal initiative.
• Ability to handle confidential matters with professionalism and discretion.
• Ability to work autonomously and to collaborate in a team environment.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and produce accurate work product.
Education and Experience Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree, required.
• Advanced computer skills, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint, required. Monday.com or
similar project tracking, preferred.
• Experience with legislative tracking system, required. FiscalNote or Quorum, preferred.
• 3+ years of applicable professional experience, required; experience in state government affairs or
legislative staff, preferred.
• Experience tracking and managing issues of regulatory boards, preferred.
• Experience in health care policy and key health care issues, preferred.
• Experience in pharmaceutical sector, desirable.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met
by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• None
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Standard office environment
Travel: 15%

Please email jobs@accessiblemeds.org to submit a resume and cover letter.

Job posted: 2021-07-17