NADA
  • 13-Feb-2018 to 31-May-2018 (EST)
  • Legislative Affairs
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Competitive!!
  • Salary
  • Full Time

NADA offers a generous benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Short and Long Term Disability and Life Insurance. NADA also offers a matching 401(k) plan, Educational Reimbursement and generous Paid Time Off.


Summary:      

Responsible for implementing legislative strategies to advance NADA's goals. Serve as an advocate for franchised auto and truck dealer members before Congress.

           

Essential Functions:  

  • Develop legislative communication strategies. Write and edit internal and external communications, testimony, fact sheets, web content, talking points, and presentations for the Legislative Affairs office.
  • Closely follow congressional action, analyze bills, and execute bipartisan legislative strategies.
  • Responsible for lobbying Members of Congress and staff to advocate NADA's position at direction of senior staff in the legislative office.
  • Promote and strengthen relationships with Members of Congress, particularly on key committees, and congressional staff.
  • Assist with grassroots efforts.
  • Maintain the substantive and procedural expertise necessary to lobby Congress effectively on assigned issues.
  • Work closely with industry-based coalitions on issues of mutual interest.
  • Coordinate with other NADA Departments, such as Public Affairs, to enhance and strengthen the effectiveness of legislative communications.

           

Non-Essential Functions:      

  • Assist with planning annual Washington Conference.
  • Enhance visual effectiveness of legislative lobbying materials and communications.
  • Other duties as assigned.

           

Qualifications: Education and Work Experience

Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Political Science or communications. Seven plus years of legislative experience, including a lobbying background preferred. Bipartisan contacts with tax, financial services, transportation or automotive policy experience a plus. Must have superior writing and communication skills. Critical thinking, creative problem solving, and consensus building are highly desirable. Excellent organizational, advocacy, and political skills required. Candidate must have proven success record promoting a legislative agenda.

           

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will occasionally be required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee must have the ability to travel up to 20%.
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