Sr. Manager, Advocacy and Government Relations

Annandale, VA
Jan 07, 2022
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time
JOB PROCESSES: Initiate and lead NSPE Advocacy programs, overseeing all federal, state, and PAC activities and supervise Policy Associate with final approval from Senior Director Evaluate and track federal and state legislative and regulatory issues relevant to professional engineers. With NSPE leadership and the COPA Committee, craft NSPE's federal and state legislative and regulatory agenda and develop a plan to achieve positive legislative and regulatory outcomes through participation in issue-based coalitions with like-minded organizations, manage lobbying, grasstops action, and grassroots action. Develop and maintain relationships with elected and appointed officials, including Members of Congress, key federal agency personnel, and their staff. Initiate and lead NSPE-state society collaborative efforts on advocacy initiatives with support from Policy Associate. Provide advocacy services to state societies. Initiate, establish, and maintain partnerships with like-minded organizations that seek to advance NSPE's broader advocacy goals, including legislative and regulatory interests. Work with senior staff to address possible collaboration opportunities. Also identify and work with coalitions as deemed beneficial to NSPE. Currently, these responsibilities include PCC, ARPL, and Resilient Building Coalition. Serving as a key member of the NSPE Content Strategy team, maximize and leverage broad and extensive advocacy content on all media channels. Communicate information to NSPE members about advocacy issues in publications such as the "Policy Perspectives" column in PE magazine, the Latest News, social media, state society updates issue briefs, and the Issues and Advocacy website. Collaborate regularly across staff teams to ensure communications are coordinated and to ensure that all staff teams are informed and engaged with advocacy's content. Currently also include development and production of Committee Corner. Develop new content products including state-by-state assessments and webinars. Serve as primary staff liaison to the COPA Committee, its subcommittees and advisory groups. Work with senior staff to utilize PAC resources and restricted funds. Work with Senior Director and Executive Office on governance issues stemming from policy development and advocacy initiatives. Supervise Policy Associate in development of legislative and regulatory goals specific to the Policy Associate's issues portfolio. Track and communicate information about state legislative and regulatory issues to NSPE members and state society executives. Working with Policy Associate, expand NSPE Government Relations offerings to state societies, including state legislative and regulatory tracking and state-by-state assessments. Manage the online Advocacy Center, publishing legislative information and sending Action Alerts to NSPE members. Oversee management of QBS Award with Policy Associate. Work with NSPE volunteers and partner organizations to determine award and grant recipients. Create and submit quarterly FEC reports, maintaining compliance with all regulations. Develop and manage the Advocacy budget. All other duties as assigned. PandoLogic. Keywords: Advocacy Manager, Location: Annandale, VA - 22003

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