Manager, State and Federal Advocacy

Alexandria, VA
Jul 23, 2021
Jul 25, 2021
Full Time
About AOPA The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) is a national trade association committed to providing high quality, unprecedented business services and products to O&P professionals. Since our founding in 1917, we have worked diligently to establish ourselves as the voice for O&P businesses. For more information on AOPA, please visit . Position Description AOPA is the orthotic and prosthetic profession's leading advocacy organization. Representing members' interest at the federal and state levels, AOPA strives to stay ahead of the challenges facing O&P with thoughtful, future-looking legislative and regulatory policy initiatives. AOPA's policy agenda is informed by health policy research designed to improve access to high quality orthotic and prosthetic care and is strengthened by partnerships and collaborations with other stakeholders and specialties. The Manager reports to the Director of Health Policy and Strategic Alliances. The position is full-time and intended to manage state and federal advocacy initiatives to assist AOPA members in being successful in their work as health professionals advancing the mobility needs of their patients - persons who have experienced limb loss or chronic limb impairment. Responsibilities and Minimum Qualifications Assist Director of Health Policy and Strategic Alliances on all lobbying efforts and reporting Organize events to mobilize grassroots members and constituencies Assist with the planning and execution of AOPA's Annual Policy Forum. Assist with content development related to advocacy activities, including but not limited to call to action alerts, blogs, press releases, publications and other communications. Develop and executes an outreach program for new members of Congress and their staff. Assist with management of the Government Affairs and Veterans Affairs Committees Manage AOPA's State Reps Network and quarterly meetings. Write monthly State by State column for the O&P Almanac. Review GovPredict daily digests for state bills associated with O&P and posts on appropriate state pages of the AOPA Co-OP (Confluence) Help create state-specific call-to-action campaigns, posted in AOPA Votes PandoLogic. Keywords: Advocacy Manager, Location: Alexandria, VA - 22314

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