Job Title: Director of Public Policy and Advocacy
Date Posted: 09-13-2007
Job Location: District of Columbia-Washington/Metro
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Masters Degree
Work Experience: 5+ to 7 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: National Multiple Sclerosis So
Company Website: www.nmss.org/
Contact Information: National Multiple Sc   National Multiple Sc (hrnyc@nmss.org)
Job Description:
Director-Public Policy and Advocacy

 


National Multiple Sclerosis Society seeks a qualified individual as a Director of Public
Policy and Advocacy for our Public Policy Office located in Washington, DC. This individual
will direct federal advocacy activities as well as national and chapter federal grassroots
activities by:

        Conducting direct research and collecting information on federal activity in the five
main public policy areas.

        Planning federal advocacy activities by prioritizing issues, developing positions,
selecting and executing appropriate advocacy tactics.

        Educating national and chapter staff as well as volunteer advocates.

        Building relationships with key public officials.

        Interacting with National Board Members, Chapter Presidents and chapter board
members.

        Overseeing the advocacy department and the day to day functioning of the office.

 

Qualifications


This position requires a candidate to have a minimum of a Masters degree and 5 years of
government relations experience at the federal level AND experience with health and/or
disability issues. Must have 3 years of supervisory experience and excellent communication
skills.

 

Contact/Resumes


Please direct a resume and salary requirements to hrnyc@nmss.org or fax to 212-476-0535.  Only
candidates selected for further interest will be contacted.

 

Competitive salary and benefit package.

 

EOE M/F/D/V
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