Director of Government Relations

Employer
340B Health
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Aug 19, 2019
Closes
Aug 23, 2019
Ref
286206573
Hours
Full Time
ABOUT THE POSITION: 340B Health has an immediate opening for a Director of Government Relations at our growing non-profit health care trade association. This position reports directly to the Vice President (VP) of Government Relations. The Director of Government Relations will work closely with the Vice President of GR to shape the strategies and tactics needed to effectively represent the organization on Capitol Hill and throughout the 340B provider community. The Director will play an integral role in expanding on existing and cultivating new relationships with Congressional offices and outside organizations as well as work closely with 340B Health member hospitals to engage in advocacy and educate them on legislative matters impacting their program. RESPONSIBILITIES: Work with the Vice President of Government Relations, in concert with the legal and policy team to implement 340B Health's policy agenda on Capitol Hill and with the AdministrationEngage in direct lobbying to cultivate strategic relationships with bipartisan offices and Committees on Capitol HillAssist in the development of legislative and regulatory strategiesRepresent the organization at 340B Coalition or other external meetingsParticipate in all aspects of 340B Health's Political Action Committee, including attending fundraising events on behalf of the organizationLead analysis of proposed legislative policies and help determine the potential impact on the organization's membershipDraft policy documents, one-pagers, Congressional testimony and other materials as neededMaintain current knowledge of relevant health policies and proposals impacting 340B hospitalsPresent on 340B Health member webinars, at two annual conferences and regional roundtables throughout the yearRegularly oversee interactions with outside consultants and lobbyistsWork with VP of Government Relations to ensure the team is effectively meeting and tracking departmental goalsIdentify creative ways to execute legislative priorities and meet departmental goalsEnsure team compliance with the Lobbying Disclosure Act and file quarterly reports on behalf of the organization QUALIFICATIONS: Skills and Experience: Bachelor's degree required; master's degree desirableA minimum of 8 -10 years combined experience working on Capitol Hill and with a government relations team at a trade association or lobby shopA high-level performer who thinks strategically and sees the big picture while remaining attentive to details and deliverablesA passion for advocating for low-income and rural patients served by our hospitalsA collaborative, team approach and desire to work with a four-person in-house GR teamDemonstrated knowledge of the federal legislative process including authorizing and appropriations processesExcellent oral and communication skillsAbility to juggle competing and often urgent prioritiesAbility to travel at least twice a year including domestic overnight stays Some travel required including mandatory attendance at our annual national conference in California. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Pay is commensurate with experience. 340B Health provides exceptional benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, Metro benefit, 401K plan, casual dress code, and generous leave time. To apply please submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume here. Please state the starting date of your availability, your salary requirements, and how you learned about this position. No phone calls please. 340B Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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