Government Relations Coordinator

    • Job Tracking ID: 512468-719038
    • Job Location: Washington, DC
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 22, 2020
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Reports to: Director, Government Relations
    • Status: Non-Exempt
    • Level of Education: BA/BS (4 year)
    • Career Level: Entry Level Experience
    • Years of Experience: Minimum of 2 years related work experience
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Job Description:

Reports to: Director of Government Relations

Status: Non-exempt

Type: Full-time

 

Job Summary

Contribute to an active advocacy team and develop health policy expertise. Support the Society’s Government Relations Department with grassroots coordination, congressional and administrative correspondence, lobbying activities, events planning, membership activities, and office administration.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Grassroots Activities

  • Maintain the STS Key Contact program.
  • Schedule, coordinate, and provide direct support for STS member meetings with policymakers on Capitol Hill and at government agencies, in state/district offices, and on facility tours and site visits.
  • Coordinate the STS-Fly In and related activities.
  • Draft grassroots action alerts, STS Advocacy Monthly, and other member communications.
  • Promote STS Advocacy on social media platforms.
  • Support STS advocacy on Capitol Hill and with federal agencies.

Governance and Office Administration

  • Provide administrative support to the operations of the STS DC office.
  • Actively monitor news sources for issues of interest to STS advocacy.
  • Provide support for STS-PAC administration.
  • Coordinate meetings of the Council on Health Policy and Relationships Operating Board Meetings Workforce on Health Policy, Reform, and Advocacy, and related Task Forces.
  • Coordinate responses to STS member questions or requests for information.
  • Attend STS Annual Meeting and other meetings as required.

 

Experience and Skills:

Education

Bachelor’s degree in related field is required.

 

Experience

Minimum two years of related work experience is required. Experience working in health policy preferred. Capitol Hill experience a plus.

 

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and follow-through capabilities; attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and manage several projects simultaneously
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, volunteer leaders, government officials, other organizations, and industry contacts; tact, diplomacy, and good judgment
  • Positive attitude in the workplace
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing daily activities and schedules
  • Ability to travel, as necessary

 

Characteristics

Energy, creativity, initiative, eagerness to learn, and professionalism required. Candidate must exemplify the STS Core Values of Quality, Innovation, Professionalism, Inclusiveness, and Teamwork.

 

STS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.