Federal Government Relations & Health Policy Manager

Location
Washington, DC
Salary
Depending on Experience
Posted
Mar 24, 2017
Closes
Apr 28, 2017
Function
Management, Other
Hours
Full Time

The National Psoriasis Foundation is a dynamic and growing non-profit dedicated to finding a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Headquartered in Portland, Ore., the Foundation is seeking a Federal Government Relations & Health Policy Manager, to work in our office in Alexandria, VA. The Federal Government Relations & Health Policy Manager will assist with developing policy positions and advocating to congress, federal agencies, and insurers, and insurers on behalf of people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. This manager represents the Foundation in strategic alliances with federal groups, national coalitions, and other allied stakeholders to develop initiatives to advance the health and wellness of the psoriatic disease community. Additional responsibilities include producing web and print content on federal government relations and health policy; and assisting with the planning and organizing of the advocacy department’s federal and policy events.

Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree with four to six-plus years of relevant experience in federal government relations, health coverage issues, health policy, and/or health advocacy; demonstrated expertise in policy analysis skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills with comfort or experience in public speaking; ability to multi task and strong project management skills; must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment; and have experience working with alliances and volunteers. Limited travel may be required.  Please forward a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to:  Human Resources, National Psoriasis Foundation, 6600 SW 92nd Ave, Suite 300, Portland, OR 97223, Fax (503) 245-0626, E-mail hr@psoriasis.org.