Vice President, Political Affairs

23 Mar, 2021


Vice President, Political Affairs

American Hospital Association
Washington, DC

Job Details
The American Hospital Association (AHA) is a national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. We are currently seeking a Vice President of Political Affairs located in our Washington, D.C. office.

The Vice President, Political Affairs oversees all aspects of the association’s political action committee; AHAPAC. Directs and oversee the relationship between the organization and federal agencies in relation to the AHAPAC. Works with the Group Vice President for Federal Relations in managing the daily activities for the AHAPAC. Oversees PAC fundraising and disbursement strategies. Builds and maintains Members of Congress relationships with the goal of advancing and promoting the organization’s initiatives. Represents the organization on Capitol Hill and with AHA members at meetings. Monitors pending legislation that may impact hospitals and health systems. Leads and directs the work of the AHAPAC team.


Oversees and develops strategies and tactics around AHA fundraising, disbursement and independent expenditures. Works to ensure fundraising goals are met.
Oversees all compliance activities for AHAPAC.
Oversees communications with allied hospital associations and the AHAPAC Steering Committee as it relates to the AHAPAC
Represent AHA’s interest on Capitol Hill with specific assignments and relationships with Members of Congress, including at PAC fundraisers and campaign events
Represent AHA before various membership groups and councils .
Leads and directs the work of the PAC team.
Manages the team budget to ensure that expenses are within budget. Supports and forecasts the development of budget.
Stays abreast of pending legislation that may impact hospitals and health systems.

We offer an excellent total compensation package, which includes medical/dental coverage (PPO/HMO), vision care, life insurance, short and long-term disability plans, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, paid vacation/holidays/sick days, wellness programs and more!

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We will provide reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call (312) 422-3000 and ask for the Director, Human Resources and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

The AHA participates in the E-Verify Program.


Bachelors or better in Political Science or related field.


Minimum 12 years experience in Hill, campaign, PAC, lobbying or legislative work is required. Previous supervisory experience is required.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Job posted: 2021-03-23