Director Of Government Affairs

Employer
National Mining Association
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 21, 2021
Closes
Oct 23, 2021
Ref
156367277
Hours
Full Time
NMA is currently conducting a search for a full-time Director of Government Affairs position in the association's headquarters office in Washington DC Reporting to the Senior Vice President for Government and Political Affairs, this role will be critical role in the development and implementation of Congressional and government affairs strategies advocating for NMA policy priorities. Responsibilities: Responsible for working with other members of the government affairs team to develop and implement Congressional lobbying strategies advancing NMA's legislative and policy goals through direct outreach to Members of Congress and staff which includes: analyzing the impacts of Congressional and regulatory actions on the mining industry, drafting position documents, creating supportive materials, developing statements, and letters, identifying Congressional allies advancing the mining industry's policies, manage and track legislation that affects the mining industry, drafting memoranda on issues in Congress important to our members, and coordination with and responsiveness to member companies and industry allies Develop, cultivate, and maintain positive and new bipartisan relationships with Members of Congress, staff, and key Congressional Committees by educating, advocating, and being responsive to those offices to advance NMA's legislative priorities Lead, build, manage, and collaborate with outside groups and coalitions to create a cohesive voice in order to shape consensus and garner a wider range of support for NMA's legislative priorities Assists in coordinating internal committees to formulate the association's positions and policies on specific policy issues Ensures that the government affairs team is informed in a timely and effective way about legislative, policy, regulatory, and political risks and opportunities relevant to our membership Actively suggests targets for political giving through NMA's Political Action Committees and attend fundraisers for key political allies PandoLogic. Keywords: Director of Government Affairs, Location: Washington, DC - 20001

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